A matariki adventure for a windy day!
Why do it?
- Vigorous play helps young children to release energy and relieve frustration, especially when they’re outside.
- It’s an opportunity to practise and strengthen motor skills including balance, fitness and co-ordination.
- It’s something to enjoy outside in the fresh air.
- You can be close to nature and observe and talk about the natural world.
Using more te reo Māori
|Te reo Māori||English|
|Manu tukutuku manu tukutuku Kite Maori | Noun||Kite|
|Hau hau Wind, breeze, breath Maori | Noun||Wind|
|Papa tākaro papa tākaro Sports field, playing field, playground, adventure playground, court, sports stadium Maori | Noun||Playground|
|Rīpene ripene Ribbon, tape recording, audiotape, cassette tape Maori | Noun||Ribbons|
|Rere rere To fly, flow, flee, leap, escape, go into action (any gliding movement), rush, run, race, descend Maori | Verb||Fly|