Jo Porteous
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Matariki Celebrations 2012

This year our school will host our annual Matariki celebrations at the end of term Nau mai, haere mai.

Matariki

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

Kids Art Project - Q-Tip Star Art: A creative way for kids to paint with a q-tip. This also provides a fun fine motor experience for kids. What a fun way to paint!

Could be good for space week-- Kids Art Project - Q-Tip Star Art: A creative way for kids to paint with a q-tip. This also provides a fun fine motor experience for kids. What a fun way to paint!

Help your students to learn about Matariki, the Mori New Year, and its significance to NZ (New Zealand) with this free activity sheet. It features seven activities on one page, and is ready to PRINT and GO!Activities included are:1. Mix and Match Vocabulary2.

Help your students to learn about Matariki, the Mori New Year, and its significance to NZ (New Zealand) with this free activity sheet. It features seven activities on one page, and is ready to PRINT and GO!Activities included Mix and Match

Matariki teaching ideas and free activities for classrooms in New Zealand

Montessori articles for teachers including tips, links to free Montessori resources and reflections on modern Montessori.

Matariki

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

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.

Did you know that the Matariki constellation is called 'Subaru' in Japan? Or that although we can normally only see stars with the naked eye, there are