Aug 072017
 
A trip to TePapa

To support the children learning about Matariki we took them to Te Papa where we were met by our guide Martin and our learning began.  We learnt actions for Matariki, whenua, whanau, kai and korero. I wonder if any of the children have showed these actions to you?  We walked through to the Marae, where

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Aug 072017
 
How Maui Slowed the Sun

  The children have been learning some Maori stories and one was ‘How Maui slowed the Sun’. After much discussion about how to make the sun go slowly across the sky they decided that what was needed was a big planet freezing machine and Lachlan drew a map of where to find one. After a

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