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Summer Safety

Kia ora kids! Learn about how to keep safe this summer.

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Stay dog safe

Tipani is staying with a friend over the holidays and they have a large dog and a small puppy. You might be around dogs this summer too. Check out this website about how to stay dog safe.

  • Download and watch the video about how children can be safe near dogs.
  • (Note: the written transcript of this video is also available here)
  • Read these nine simple rules to keep you safe around dogs and help you avoid risky situations.
  • Choose 3 dog safety tips to remember for when you next meet a dog or puppy.
  • Have fun and try out this dog safety quiz.

Playground safe

In the holidays and over summer, it is fun to visit playgrounds and play on slides, see-saws, jungle gyms, and swings.

  • Read the safety tips about how to keep safe on playground equipment.
  • Watch the cartoon where Michael explains how to keep safe in the playground.
  • Design your own playground safety cartoon using pictures and words to put up on your wall.

Surf safe

Wiki wants to keep her friends and herself safe this summer when swimming at the beach. She knows never to swim alone and always have a buddy. Help Wiki with more tips to keep surf safe.

  • Read these tips on how to stay safe at the beach and find out about where to swim if the beach is patrolled by life savers. What colour are the flags?
  • Do the activities on one these worksheets for year 3–4 and year 5–6
  • Create a safety poster. 
    • Choose one of these hazard warning signs  
    • Copy the sign onto a piece of paper
    • Colour it in
    • Write your own safety tip on it in bold, clear text
    • Display your poster where it will be noticed. 

Sun safe

Create your own cool music using some sun smart words! You may choose any style of music you enjoy listening to or you can copy a style of your favourite singer or band, such as rap, rock, and reggae.

Watch and listen to an example on the video clip Too Much Sun. (It may take some time to download.)

To help you learn more about being sun smart, watch these video clips:

Choose some of these sun smart key words (and your own) to use as the lyrics for your song.

 shade  sunblock  sunburn  sunglasses
 suntan  sunscreen  skin  face
 sunsafe  hat  blisters  sea
 neck  fun  hot  heat
 sand  splash  sunbathe  water
  •  Give your song a catchy title, for example, "Put on a lot, don’t miss a spot!", "Sun, fun, sun".
  • Use musical instruments or create your own to accompany your lyrics. For example, a tin can for a drum.
  • You may want to form a band with friends and record your own music.
  • Ask your teacher to help record your music on a digital camera (your school will have one) or ask a family member at home who has a digital camera to record your song for you.
  • Add the title Sun Safe and send it to wickED, PO Box 19098, Wellington so other school kids can share and enjoy your musical talents.

Go hard and stay sun smart!

 

Food safety

First, go to this site to play the Hāngi interactive.

Once you’ve finished playing, complete the exercise below.

  • You are going to write instructions for making a hāngi. This website from the Heart Foundation of New Zealand will help you to find suitable information about food safety for your story.
  • You can use the instructions you find on the website to help you with your story, but try not to copy the instructions word for word. Good luck!
  • Note: Here are some instructions as to how you can copy and paste pictures from the web page to your story:
  • Go to the picture you want to copy and right click your mouse.
  • Click copy.
  • Now go back to your story and click paste (or click Ctrl and V)

Te reo Māori

Kia noho haumaru i te wai

He aha ngā karere tekau kia mānu, kia ora koe i roto i te wai? Tēnā, tirohia tēnei paetukutuku hei pānui, hei tuhituhi, hei hanga hoki i tētehi

pānui whakaahua.

Hei mahi 1

  • Kimihia ngā karere tekau o tēnei paetukutuku.
  • Pānuihia katoatia aua kōrero i te reo Māori
  • Hangaia he pānui whakaahua kia noho ai ngā karere tekau i roto i te reo Māori
  • Me whakaingoatia tāu pānui whakaahua “Kia noho haumaru i te wai”
  • Me maumahara kia ātaahua te āhua o tāu pānui whakaahua. Arā ngā taitapa, ngā tae, ngā tohu hoki.
  • Inā ka mutu koe, me hoatu tāu pānui whakaahua ki tāu kaitiaki hei whakairi i roto i tāu wāhi mahi.

Haumaru i te hihi o te rā

He maha ngā momo kīanga mō te haumaru i te hihi o te rā, i ngā wā hararei, i ngā wā e haere ana koe ki tātahi, kaukau ai, pāinaina ai. Ko te mahi e whai ake nei, hei ako māu i ngā kōrero tika mō te haumaru i te hihi o te rā

Hei mahi 2: Mahi takirua

  • Me whai hoa koe, hei mahi takirua.
  • Haere ki tēnei paetukutuku.
  • Whakarongo ki ngā kīanga mō zngā kaupapa e toru, arā, “Hararei”, “Haumaru i te hihi o te rā”, “Hoki ki te marae”.
  • Inā ka mutu tā kōrua whakarongo, me tuhituhia ngā kīanga i runga i tētehi pepa. Parakatihi kōrua i ngā kīanga kua tuhia kēhia e kōrua.
  • Me hangaia he whakaari poto mō ia kaupapa. Kaua e wareware te tikanga o tēnei mea te whakaari, arā, kia kaha tō reo, kia tika tō reo, me tō tū, ā, kaua e maroke haere tāu whakaari.
  • Whakaaro puaki mō tō kōrua whakaari hei āwhina i a kōrua kimihia he kākahu taretare e tika ana mō tāu whakaari.
  • he aha tētehi waiata pai mō te whakaari, hei hīnaki?
  • me tini ngā kiripuaki hei katakata mā te minenga.

Haumaru i te Kai

Tuatahi, me tākaro koe i tēnei pāhekoheko arā, ko te Hāngī

Whai muri i tēnei me mahi koe te ‘Hei mahi 3’ kei raro iho. Me pānui tuatahi i ngā tohutohu katoa i mua i tō timatanga. Heart Foundation of New Zealand.

Hei mahi 3

  • Me hangaia e koe tētehi pūrākau e pā ana ki te hāngī. Anei he hononga ipurangi hei whai pikitia mō tō pūrākau.
  • Me kōwhiri ngā pikitia e waru
  • Ka taea e koe te tango i ngā kōrero mai i taua paetukutuku hei āwhina i a koe, engari me tuhi tonu i āu kōrero i roto i te reo Māori anake.
  • Inā mutu koe, me tāria tāu kōrero hei hanga pukapuka. Kia kaha rā!
  • He ture anō tō te kape whakaahua kia pēnei…
  • Me huaki tuatahi he whārangi ‘word’ hou hei tāpiri ngā pikitia mai i te paetukutuku
  • Me neke tāu kiore i runga i te pikitia e hiahia ana koe i runga i te paetukutuku
  • pātohia matautia tāu kiore
  • haere ki ‘copy’, ā, pātohia
  • hoki ki tō whārangi
  • pātohia matautia anō tāu kiore
  • haere ki ‘paste’, ā, pātohia anōtia
  • kua mutu koe. Me pēnei te haere kia tikina ētehi atu pikitia.

Te Haumaru Raumati

Whai Ora Kuri

Kei te noho a Tipani ki te taha o tētahi hoa i te wā hararei, ā, kei a rātou tētahi kuri nunui me tētahi punua kuri hoki. Ākene pea he nui hoki ngā kuri e karapoti ana i a koe i tēnei raumati. Tirohia tēnei paetukutuku e kōrero ana mo te noho haumaru i waenga i ngā kuri.

  • Tangohia mai, ā, tirohia ngā rīpene ataata, pānuihia rānei ngā tuhinga e kōrero ana mō te noho haumaru ā ngā tamariki i waenga i ngā kuri.
  • Pānuihia ēnei tohutohu māmā e iwa hei whai ora mōu i waenga i ngā kuri, ā, hei āwhina hoki i a koe ki te ārai atu i ngā āhuatanga mōrearea.
  • Waitohua ētahi tākoha haumaru kuri e toru inā tūtaki ai koe i tētahi kuri, punua rānei.
  • Pārekareka ana, ā, me whakamahia tēnei kai hinengaro haumaru kuri

Oranga Papa Tākaro

I wā hararei me te wā raumati, he pārekareka te haere ki ngā papa tākaro ki te takaro i runga i ngā hīrere, ngā see-saws, te tīrewa me ngā mōrere hoki.

  • Pānuihia ngā tohu haumaru e kōrero ana me pēhea te hāngai ki ngā tohutohu oranga pai ki runga i ngā utauta papa tākaro.
  • Tirohia te pakiwaituhi e whakamārama ana a Michael me pēhea te hāngai ki ngā tohutohu oranga pai ki runga i te papa tākaro
  • Hoahoatia e koe i tō ake pakiwaituhi haumaru papa tākaro mā te whakamahi i ngā pikitia me ngā kupu hoki hei whakairi ki runga i tō pakitara.
 

Oranga Rā

Hangaia tō ake puoro tino rawe mā te whakamahi i ētahi kupu tikanga mō te rā. Ka taea e koe te kōwhiri i ngā momo āhuatanga puoro e rawe ana ki a koe, ka taea e koe te kape i tētahi momo āhuatanga mō tō kaiwaiata motuhake rānei, te rōpu whakatangitangi pea, pērā i te rap, rock me te reggae hoki.

  • Tirohia, whakarongo mai rā ki tētahi tauira i runga i te rīpene ataata "Te Kaha o te Rā". (Tērā pea, he roa hoki te tango mai).
  • Hei āwhina i a koe ki te ako i ētahi atu āhuatanga e pā ana ki ngā tikanga o te rā, mātakitakihia ēnei rīpene ataata:
  • Kōwhiria ētahi o ēnei kupu matua tikanga o te rā (me ōu ake rānei) hei whakamahi hei kupu mō tō waiata
  • Hoaturia tētahi taitara e hāngai ana ki tō waiata, ānei he tauira, ‘Whakamaua, kia mau katoa!’, ‘Rā, hā, rā’.
  • Whakamahia ngā taonga pūoro, hangaia rānei i ōu ake kupu waiata hei kīnaki. Hei tauira, he tīni kēne hei pāhu.
  • Tērā pea kua whakaarohia e koe te hanga i tētahi rōpū whakatangitangi i waenga i o ngā hoa, ā, ki te pupuri hoki i tō ake momo waiata.
  • Pātaihia tō pouako ki te āwhina, ki te pupuri i tō momo waiata mā runga i tō pouaka whakaahua ā-mati (kei tō kura ētahi), pātaihia rānei ki ētahi tangata i tō whānau mēna kei i a rātou he pouaka whakaahua ā-mati ki te pupuri i tō waiata.