He Huarākau includes:
- Repetitive sentence structure: “He aha te huarākau tino pai ki a koe?” (What fruit do you really like?)
- Vocabulary for fruit
- Singalong CD which turns the book into a catchy song
- English translation
- List of activity ideas to make this much more than a fun book to do on the mat!
- Picture glossary
- Guitar chords
Curriculum Links for He Huarākau:
Tikanga: The sharing of kai is an important aspect of Māori culture.
Learning Intention: Keeping ourselves healthy.
Te Whāriki: Links to Strand 1, goal 1: children experience an environment where their health is promoted.
Te Aho Arataki Marau: Links to 2.3: communicate about likes and dislikes.
Find out more about Sharon and the Te Reo Singalong series on Sharon’s author page.