An expressive way to connect to the moana!
Why do it?
- Activities like this contribute to a child’s overall health and well-being.
- Strengthen language by expanding vocabulary, asking and answering questions, and sharing and discussing ideas
- Build their physical fitness and strength at the same time as their skills and confidence
- Develop their hand and eye coordination
Using more te reo Māori
|Te reo Māori||English|
|Kanikani kanikani Dance, dancing Maori | Noun||Dance|
|Puoro puoro Song, music, musical instrument Maori | Noun||Music|
|Moana moana Sea, ocean, large lake Maori | Noun||The sea|
|Pīoioi pīoioi To shake, brandish, wave, sway Maori | Verb||Sway|
|Kāmeta kāmeta Scarf Maori | Noun||Scarf|