Maori Language Week

Maori Language Week 2012

It’s time to start planning for Māori Language Week 2013

We’ve got two resources including a new game specifically designed for Māori Language Week 2013. This will supplement our great Maori Language Beginners Kit, which proved so popular last year.

Māori Language Beginners’ Starter Kit

This starter kits contains games and activities to assist you to introduce and reinforce Te Reo Māori basics – designed to engage the whole class or for work in small groups and pairs. Ideal for non-Māori language teachers and speakers.

Teach your students how to:
• greet people
• describe things using colours and shapes
• count and use numbers
…in a fun and interactive way.

The Māori Language Beginners’ Starter Kit contains:

Learn maori greetingsMāori Greetings
– Computer and Interactive White Board Resource

An interactive resource to help students understand what greetings to use in particular situations. Includes sound.
(PDF download with sound)

Luna Quest – Colours and Shapes Board Games

Learn colours and shapes in MaoriLuna Quest is a selection of language games and activities which you download, print, assemble and play.

They provide Māori language teachers and students with all the tools to teach or learn colour and shape words in an interactive way:

Luna Quest includes: colour and shape flashcards; playing board, die, spinner and counters; MP3 sound track and language guide; games descriptions and rules; and assembly instructions.
(MP3 and PDF downloads)

Māori Number Card Games

Help develop children’s numeracy skills: count and use numbers in everyday situations by playing Buratino Games with number cards and complete activities with numbers.

Each set includes: Working with numbers Lesson Plan, four packs of cards in two boxed sets, numbered 0 to 10, plus 100, 1000 and 1,000,000; MP3 sound track; games instructions card; number chart; practice sheets; counting and writing number sheets
(Printed product, PDF and MP3 downloads)

Maori Language Week - food signsThe Starter Kit also includes the following free Buratino Productions Māori language resources for computer or interactive white board:

• Everyday Food Items in Te Reo Māori
• Public Signs in Te Reo Māori – Level 1
• Public Signs in Te Reo Māori – Level 2
(PDF downloads)

6 Topics, 3 Products, over 12 Resources and Tools

The Kit contains download PDFs which are opened with Adobe Reader, and MP3 files as well as a printed product. Each kit is licenced for use by one teacher in one classroom, or by one individual or family if bought for personal use.

You will receive access for downloading the electronic pdf and mp3 files and the printed card sets will be posted standard mail via NZPost. Please also read our terms & conditions of sale and returns policy.

Maori Language Beginners’ Starter Kit