Engage your students in the Matariki Celebrations with our interactive Stars of Matariki Visual Language Activity! Your students will learn about each of the nine Matariki stars (updated with the latest research) and develop their own symbols to represent each star.
⭐️This resource includes new research findings of the stars in the Matariki cluster.⭐️
Display the 12 fact cards around the room, and hand out the puzzle pieces. Teach your students about symbolism and symbols using our Symbolism Help Sheet and “What is a Symbol?” poster. Students use the facts to design their own symbols and create their own star puzzle. Display the amazing completed puzzles and wow your school! This activity works for individuals, pairs, or teams.
In this Stars of Matariki Visual Language Activity pack you will receive:
- 12 Matariki Star Fact Cards
- Nine puzzle pieces
- The Big Idea
- Symbols Help Sheet
- Tips For Use
- Matariki Whakatauki (Proverbs)
- My Matariki Star Symbols Explanation Writing Prompt (colour)
- My Matariki Star Symbols Explanation Writing Prompt (black and white)
- What is a Symbol? Poster
This resource is a DIGITAL download. It will be emailed to you after purchase as a PDF file.