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.

Maori masks depicting Maori gods. The symmetrical motifs in the background were part of a mathematics lesson.

The symmetrical motifs in the background were part of a mathematics lesson.

Make constellations in a tube. I actually do this a lot when we have a spare tube for my kids and for my former daycare I would take dark construction paper scraps and just put it around roughly flat and use a pin to push in the outline of whatever the kids wanted...Great reward. They love it. Or you can, as I did for the older kids, let them select the constellation and I would punch it in. Great cheap activity to WOW any child.

Constellation Viewer-no flashlight needed! Another pinner says: "I didn't attach the paper circles to the ends of the tubes. I made 16 different constellation cards instead so that I could use the same tube to view all.

Te Manu tukutuku

How to make a manu taratahi – Kites and manu tukutuku – Te Ara .

Room 8 Pinehill School: Matariki Art Work

Mrs Blau read us the story of 'Matariki' By Melanie Drewery. This is the artwork we produced based on the story of Matariki, T.


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

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I love having a positive and celebratory learning focus - especially in the middle of winter! Matariki has links to so many areas of the.

Classroom Treasures: Māori Resources

Classroom Treasures: Māori Resources I can take the roll using this - one of my practicum teachers did this!

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Lesson description: Reading of the Seven Stars of Matariki, by the author, Toni Rolleston-Cummins. This video was made by Wellington City Libraries, in association with Huia Pub.

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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