Mahi Pai 2

Join Te Ataakura Pewhairangi and 6 colourful taniwha. Children explore through waiata and active play while combining Te Reo Māori and New Zealand sign language into pure unbridled fun! Wednesdays & Fridays, 6.40am. Repeats same day at 3.15pm.

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EPISODE 3 - Paper Clip Pāpaka

Learn how to make a Paper Clip Pāpaka

•    A Glass Bottle half filled with water
•    Kikorangi Glitter Glue
•    Silver Glitter
•    Shells from the beach


1.    Start this Paper Cup Craft off by grabbing your red cup! It works better if the cup is paper. 

2.    Next, you can draw eyes directly on the paper cup or you can make some and glue them onto the cup. Either way is fine. Today, we’ve made some eyes using white paper which we’ll then glue on. Have fun with the eyes. You can try several different looks. 

3.    The next step is to draw a fun smile on the crab! Practice making a smile on a piece of paper before you decide on the final one for the crab! 

4.    Then using the red paper, take time to cut out the crab’s claws. Glue the claws to the cup. 

5.    And then again using the scissors you are going to work on the crab’s legs. If you’ve never made crab legs before, you will love this part of the craft. You get to spend time being creative and that’s the best part of doing arts and crafts. Glue the legs to the side of the paper cup.

The final result is this adorable Paper Cup Pāpaka!