I need to make a slew of these wood and paper stars tomorrow!!

wood and paper stars using wooden coffee stir sticks

@Megan Ward Sieg  - you could make a mobile or window hanging for the baby's room with these... brightly colored plastic circles & a hole punch.

constellation activity kit (Good idea for activity day girls to learn the constellations)

use different colors for beginning of the year to make colorful shooting stars

T's First Grade Class: Veterans Day woven star craft

matariki

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.: Matariki Fact Recall

We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades.

Matariki star weaving at Hornby by Christchurch City Libraries, via Flickr

File Reference: From the collection of Christchurch City Libraries

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year, this year on the 28th June and signals the start of the Māori New Year. Matariki Festival will be held at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds from the 28th June till the 6th July. - See more at: http://www.waitangi.org.nz/events/

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year.

You could do this with seven stars and arrange them like the Matariki cluster

You could do this with seven stars and arrange them like the Matariki cluster

During the coldest time each year the Matariki star cluster comes rising up for the first time in the eastern sky. This occurrence marks the beginning of an important time of year – the Māori New Year. In this series of blogs, Te Papa Education hopes to introduce you to each of the seven members of this star whānau, from the …

Ko te whānau o Matariki: Matariki Education Resource 2015 – Part 1 © Te Papa

More great art ideas for Matariki...! ~ Matariki stars

Get tamariki to colour in some thin triangles then cut them out and glue them together on black card to form star banner :)


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