School children

How is your class celebrating Matariki?

It’s the middle of the year, and today marks winter solstice – the shortest day of the year. With Matariki starting on Sunday, for many of us this is a time to gather, to reflect, to remember those who have passed, and prepare for the year ahead.

Classrooms around New Zealand are learning about festivals, seasons, and stars.
If you’re using TTS Universal, then you have access to the Festivals Module, which features:

I love this free desktop wallpaper from the Ministry of Culture and Heritage.



How is your school celebrating Matariki? Do you have any resources you’d like to share?