Best Matariki books for Primary + FREE follow activity sheets! {Green Grubs Garden Club Blog}

Best Matariki books for Primary + FREE follow activity sheets! {Green Grubs Garden Club Blog}

Matariki is the Aotearoa Pacific New Year. It takes its name from the seven star constellation which reappears over the horizon in late May. In Western astronomy this constellation is called The Pleiades.

Matariki is the Aotearoa Pacific New Year. It takes its name from the seven star constellation which reappears over the horizon in late May. In Western astronomy this constellation is called The Pleiades.

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

Hang up this colorful star to bring a new light to your holidays! You'll love how the colors play on your tree when you use this Tissue Paper Star Ornament Craft Kit. A great craft project for you and your children. Includes acetate sheets. Foam. 8"  © OTC

Hang up this colorful star to bring a new light to your holidays! You'll love how the colors play on your tree when you use this Tissue Paper Star Ornament Craft Kit. A great craft project for you and your children. Includes acetate sheets. Foam. 8" © OTC

The Night Sky: Toddler  Preschooler Craft - My Nearest And Dearest Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star          twinkle Little Star

The Night Sky: Toddler Preschooler Craft - My Nearest And Dearest Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star twinkle Little Star

Did you know that the Matariki constellation is called ‘Subaru’ in Japan? Or that although we can normally only see 6-7 stars with the naked eye, there are actually over 400 included in the Matariki cluster? This 56 page mini booklet pack is designed to support your classroom discussions and learning about Matariki.  *Also included in this resource is a large wall display banner and a set of word wall cards.

Matariki {Let's celebrate Māori New Year!}

Did you know that the Matariki constellation is called ‘Subaru’ in Japan? Or that although we can normally only see 6-7 stars with the naked eye, there are actually over 400 included in the Matariki cluster? This 56 page mini booklet pack is designed to support your classroom discussions and learning about Matariki. *Also included in this resource is a large wall display banner and a set of word wall cards.

From Te Papa - Matariki Education Resource - This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. It is designed for both Early Childhood and Primary learners, and has cross curricular links with the 5 strands of Te Whāriki, as well as Social Sciences, Science, Literacy, and Learning Languages areas of the New Zealand Curriculum.

From Te Papa - Matariki Education Resource - This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. It is designed for both Early Childhood and Primary learners, and has cross curricular links with the 5 strands of Te Whāriki, as well as Social Sciences, Science, Literacy, and Learning Languages areas of the New Zealand Curriculum.

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