Matariki cards

Share a little aroha

E iti noa ana nā te aroha — Small gifts given with love


Make a gratitude card for someone close to you who has done something kind, cool or helpful.

You will need

  • Paper or card
  • Felts, pens or pencils
  • Glue and scissors
  • Optional: glitter, and other decorations such as wool and ribbon

Tips for making Matariki cards

  • Fold your paper or card in half.
  • Cut some star shapes out of another colour.
  • Paste the star shapes onto your card.
  • Trace around the edge of the star.
  • Add some shapes with your glue, then sprinkle with glitter.
  • Glue on other decorations (for an awesome shooting star, draw lines or glue wool trailing behind your star).
  • Write your thank you message inside the card. Share the aroha.

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