Explore the outdoors with your tamariki, they love to be outside.
Why do it?
- Use large and small muscles while in the fresh air.
- Talk about how things are the same or different, bigger or smaller.
- Encourage more complex conversations and use language that helps to expand their thinking and their vocabulary.
- To give them opportunities to practise hand-eye co-ordination skills.
Using more te reo Māori
|Te reo Māori||English|
|Ngāngara ngāngara Insect, creepy-crawly, reptile Maori | Noun||Insect|
|Toka toka Rock, large stone, boulder Maori | Noun||Rock|
|Taiao taiao World, Earth, natural world, environment, nature Maori | Noun||The natural world|
|Karu karu Eye Maori | Noun||Eye|
|Kari kari To dig, dig up, dig for, thrash Maori | Verb||To dig|