This resource aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki
Matarikithe Māori New YearMāori | Noun, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.
It's designed for both Early Childhood and Primary learners, and has cross-curricular links with Belonging, Contribution, Communication, and Exploration (Te Whāriki), as well as Social Sciences, Science, Literacy, and Learning Languages (NZC).
The resource provides content knowledge and practical classroom activities. You will find a range of age-appropriate activities that you can choose from to support each lesson.
Handy Māori vocabulary lists are included so you can extend your students’ reo Māori.
Learn about Matariki through fun kids’ activities. Featuring word searches, colouring pages, games, and stories, discover what's important during Matariki – whetū, the Maramataka, kōrero, kai, whenua, and whānau. Available in English and te reo Māori.