From the creators of My First Words in Māori comes this boxed set of illustrated flashcards to assist children with their te reo journey.
Help your tamariki to korero Māori with these illustrated flashcards designed to partner with Stacey Morrison’s My First Words in Māori.
Flashcards are a great way to have fun with tamariki on their language journey. Designed by Māori language champion Stacey Morrison, with adorable pictures by Ali Teo and John O’Reilly, this pack includes:
- 50 picture cards, with the Maori word on one side and the English on the other
- Te reo phrases to ask and answer while using the flashcards
- Stacey’s tips and ideas for different activities and games with the cards
Suitable for everyone, from preschoolers to adults, these flashcards are a great way to encourage the whole whanau to korero Māori together.
Topics covered are:
- food and drink
The set has 50 double-sided cards (plus a header card) packaged in a card box for easy storage.
Stacey Morrison (Te Arawa, Ngai Tāhu) is a radio and television broadcaster whose projects have spanned 25 years. She is also a mama to three young tamariki who have been brought up with te reo Māori as their mother tongue. Stacey herself didn’t learn to speak Māori until she was an adult. It required a lot of research, determination, wonderful mentors and the support of a community to achieve her goal of becoming fluent by the time her children were born. As a winner of Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori Champion Award in 2016 and a graduate of Te Panekiretanga o te Reo (the Institute of Excellence in Māori Language), Stacey loves encouraging the learning and use of our country’s beautiful native language.
The My First Words in Māori Flashcards are also available for purchase in store at Wellington Museum.