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.

Echo feat. Tasmin (Official Music Video- Matariki)

Shared by Anna Maria van Riel Here’s a song I wrote, sung by the gorgeous wee Tasmin. The intention was to create a storyline that connects children with their elders and of course, with Matariki. You can find the lyric video on my YouTube if you’d like to teach it to your tamariki.

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 […]

Matariki Activity Pack

A wonderful assortment of Matariki related activities shared by Hinemoa from Top Teaching Tasks.

Matariki Flags

A massive thank you to The Te reo Māori Classroom for sharing these awesome Matariki flags. A great way to start preparing your class for Matariki!

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.