OK you guys, I think I've fallen in love with another kids activity. These crystal stars are awesome! Any activity where I get to make something beautiful from bright rainbow colours, and I'm totally on board!
DIY: Bee & Lady Bug Bird Feeder - www.cobornsblog.com
You could do this with seven stars and arrange them like the Matariki cluster
Recently I was in Taranaki and drove through Patea, famous for the Patea Maori Club and their 1984 NZ Number one hit “Poi e”. An excellent background to the song by Ngoi Pewhairangi an…
New Zealand - Sand Art
Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Rose (aged 12).
.: Matariki Fact Recall
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Matariki crafts for kids - this could be used when inquiring into Matariki or use as an Ako Ako resource.
Matariki star weaving at Hornby by Christchurch City Libraries, via Flickr
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use different colors for beginning of the year to make colorful shooting stars