Simple Matariki Wharenui

Shared by Susan Mackay Super easy Matariki art completed in 1.5 hours ✨Children were given instructions on drawing the Marae, own choice for patterns, vivid, dye, paint splatters and twink used for the Matariki stars.

PVA and Oil Pastel Monsters

Thank you to Melinda Narayan for agreeing to share these super monsters her class did. The outlines are black paint mixed with PVA glue, whilst the colours are all oil pastels.

Natural Art

Credit to Michelle Moth Looking for a way to bring some nature into your classroom? This is a great way to teach children a technique, without restricting their creative expression. There are limitless ways that littles pieces of nature can be displayed using this method.

Tukutuku Panel Term Plan

Credit to Toni Westcott for this whole term lesson plan focussing on Tukutuku Panels and linking to numerous curriculum areas.

Matariki Marae Art

Credit to Jalah Davis for providing this awesome Matariki Marae idea. To complete this: Background:Step 1: Arrange star-shaped stickers on a piece of white paper. (Alternatively, you could blue tac on some small cardboard star shapes instead.)Step 2: Apply dark coloured paint with a sponge to create the night backdrop. Then lightly dab silver paint […]

Aroha’s Way Sharing Our Troubles Poster

Shared with love by the wonderful people behind Aroha’s Way – A Children’s Guide through Emotions. A truly beautiful book with a beautiful message and information for all tamariki.

Aroha’s Way Belly Breathing Poster

Shared with love by the wonderful people behind Aroha’s Way – A Children’s Guide through Emotions. A truly beautiful book with a beautiful message and information for all tamariki.