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 […]

Taniwha Art

Thanks to Tim Faville for sharing the prompts he used with the class, some of their planning and of course the final results!This artwork can be recreated with chalk, crayons and dye. Simply chalk the areas where you would like the dye to saturate and crayon everywhere else!

Matariki Stars

This involves having the children etch their design into a piece of craft foam, before using printer’s dye to make their print. Each piece of the star was then cut out with 7 put together to create these amazing Matariki stars.


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