KO NGĀ KUPU ME TE WAIATA O TE WIKI
Words and Song of the Week Kia ora – Hi, hello, thank you (literally - be well) Tēnā koe – Greeting one person Tēnā koutou – Greeting a group Ka kite – See you[...]
Why is Te reo Māori used at my child’s preschool?
Te reo Māori holds unique status as the indigenous language of Aotearoa, New Zealand. It is also an official language of Aotearoa. The early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki, is a bilingual and[...]
Classic Easy Banana Loaf
Banana loaf is something we make regularly at Our Kids Mataki Way. We never have leftovers, its a constant hit with the children. Its a great snack to make at home, for you or children.
What does school readiness look like?
When parents think of school readiness, subject skills such as the ability to write their name, count up to 20 or recite the alphabet are often the usual things that come to mind.
Simple Blueberry Muffins
A simple children’s favourite at Our Kids Mataki Way. I have parents asking me about this recipe regularly. Good for school boxes and very quick and easy to make. Can substitute blueberries with[...]