Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Rose (aged 12).
How to make a manu taratahi
Wall weave art ...
maori kites - Toi te Rito Maihi Manu Ngahere
Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Ben (aged 8).
weaving - kite
Fantastic resource - Step by Step instructions on how to make your own Manu Tukutuku.
Last year, all of the year five and six students made manu tukutuku to be shown at our annual Calf Club. The idea came from the book ‘Māori Art for Kids’ which you can find here.
Matariki star weaving at Hornby by Christchurch City Libraries, via Flickr
.: Matariki Fact Recall
You could do this with seven stars and arrange them like the Matariki cluster
Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions Link with "The Little Fishes" legend - SJ1:3:1992
Matariki crafts for kids - this could be used when inquiring into Matariki or use as an Ako Ako resource.
Matariki Celebrations 2012