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Childrens Day Resources

Te Rā o Ngā Tamariki is the first Sunday of March, a special day on the calendar to acknowledge tamariki. These resources are full of fun activities for tamariki and whānau to celebrate Children’s Day, every day of the year.

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He taonga tākaro booklet cover page
He taonga tākaro booklet cover page

He taonga tākaro

Celebrate Te Rā o Ngā Tamariki with this limited edition booklet of activities for kids. Each activity relates to the theme of Children’s Day and the Tākai six principles.

PDF 1.3MB

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My tākaro pack cover
My tākaro pack cover

My tākaro pack

Pack of 20 fun activities whānau can do with their tamariki to celebrate Children’s Day, every day. The activities all strengthen attachment and support learning through play.

PDF 4.8MB

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He taonga te tamaiti poster
He taonga te tamaiti poster

He taonga te tamaiti poster

A child is a precious treasure. Spread this great message at your Children’s Day event or decorate your community space, staff room or waiting room with this A4 poster.

PDF 2.6MB

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Chatterbox
Chatterbox

Chatterbox

Fold this chatterbox and go on an adventure with your tamariki to celebrate Children’s Day! Contains 8 activity ideas for whānau and tamariki, with folding instructions included.

PDF 6.8MB

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Check out other free resources for whānau, including magnets with helpful parenting messages and the beautiful baby wall frieze.

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Grandmother and grandson play an activity