Tamariki love to be involved in making kai.
Why do it?
- This activity appeals to young children because you get to eat what you make.
- Home is the first learning place and the whānau are the first teachers a child has.
- Involvement in family activities is the beginning of creativity and imaginative play.
- It provides opportunities for language, maths and social learning.
Using more te reo Māori
|Te reo Māori||English|
|Tōhi tōhi Toast (food) Maori | Noun||Toast|
|He aha tō hiahia?||What would you like?|
|Kaiāwhina kaiāwhina Helper, assistant, contributor, counsel, advocate Maori | Noun||Helper|
|Tārei tārei To fashion, shape Maori | Verb||Shape|
|Naihi naihi Knife Maori | Noun||Knife|