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This book is a favourite with children of all ages. It's an easy book to act out with children, helping teach te reo Māori words for the clothing items that go with the different types of weather.
A song about greetings, expressing feelings, and asking others about their feelings.
These stories and songs are about different types of vehicles, alongside the Māori names for colours and some new te reo phrases.
The story song is about waking up on the farm. Join in with the song and listen to the animal sounds!
The children in this story run from one piece of playground equipment to the next, practising their directional words: up, down, forward, back, in, out.
A song about counting down the days until Christmas.
Taku Mōkai is about children looking after their pets. Five children featured, each with their pet. They introduce their pet, give its name and explain how they look after their pet, all in simple repetitive te reo Māori sentence structures.
Children play hide and seek in the forest, walk along wobbly ropes, play in the mud and do much more. At the end, they sit, listen and look at the natural world all around them. This is the perfect book to inspire more adventurous nature play.
Join in the fun and make up your own actions to this book about shapes and body parts.
This book follows a young girl who asks her grandfather about his grandfather, who served at Gallipoli. In a gentle way, the book pulls together many threads about remembering those who have passed away.
This book will inspire you to use more Māori language in the classroom, at home, at the beach, in the car, at the farm, in the playground, in the garden, on the farm, on the marae and while out shopping.
A song introducing the Treaty of Waitangi and how to honour and enact it. Children are encouraged to care for people, enact tikanga, welcome guests, protect the land, care for birds, trees and rivers, and honour the spirit of Waitangi.
A song about introducing yourself.
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