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Stars for gazing and wishing, mobile of wool felt

Jenna - what if we make a giant star out of felt? on cardboard or something to keep the shape? Stars for gazing and wishing, mobile of wool felt

Really simple ideas for small world play. This would be so great for imaginative play and story telling / language development.

Small world play - Imaginative play, story telling / language development, science, history,

space theme

I've been asked to do a space art lesson w/ a kindergarten class and I think this would be neat to make with clay. From Rockabye Butterfly: Space Art

exploring patterns - a math and art lesson plans - gorgeous star craft too!

Beautiful math stars - STEAM lesson plans

Beautiful Math Stars – STEAM Lesson Plans by Cathy James -- Nurture Store: Creative Kids Learning

Eric Carle's Draw Me a Star story extension...tin foil stars

Eric Carle's Draw Me a Star story extension.tin foil stars Color foil with marker

starry night - glow in the dark = Awesome! How cool would it be to hang these up around the house?!

Sun Hats Wellie Boots: A Glowing Starry Night Add glow in dark paint to glue, add glitter on top, add glow in dark stars.

Matariki Poster Teaching Resource

Teaching Resource: A poster to display in your classroom during Matariki (Māori New Year).

New Zealand Crafts

New Zealand craft (Maori Jewelry) - it would be so fun to pick a few countries and do fun activities about them in socials

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

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.

Rustic stars

Rustic tribal art glacier mobile,LARGE, handmade

Rustic cottage star mobile, Why did I pin this? But wouldn't it be beautiful with starfish?

Colours Bilingual Chart | Te Reo Maori Resources

Colour wheel shows three primary colours, four secondary colours plus black and white. Clear and easy to read labels in Maori

Matariki classroom wall

Create a night sky with construction-paper stars. Westerville Public Library's 2012 Summer Reading Program asked participants to help them decorate their walls with stars to represent the hours that they read throughout the summer.


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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.

To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage feather and the teachers made one too,  then we put them all together to make our cloak. This korowai is representative of all the children in our room. It was the central part of our wall display on Matariki this year.

To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage…

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

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Manu Tukutuku- Kites

Last year, all of the year five and six students made manu tukutuku to be shown at our annual Calf Club. The idea came from the book ‘Māori Art for Kids’ which you can find here.

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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.

lemon star cookies for matariki

Summer lemon star cookies and a winner

Summer lemon star cookies very crunchy, crispy and light. These cookies are full of lemon flavor with rich buttery bite.

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…

Matariki Resources Maori New Year

Matariki Resources Maori New Year. This could be cool if the stars had infomation on them

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Domestic Reo 17 “Kei a wai?” [Shapes, nga āhua]