Are you a junior New Zealand teacher of year 1s - 3 struggling to find an activity to explain the election for junior students? Have your students vote for their favourite New Zealand Bird.
This activity includes
- teacher instructions
- A poster with a picture and a few facts on each of the following (to help students choose):
voting tokens for a mock election. Student put their 'vote' into a box and you can count them together.
a recording sheet for votes
writing sheets where students say which animal they think should be the NZ mascot (different levels provided) 6 variations given
Also check out
Make a Political Party
Pick me for prime minister - NZ VERSION
Election words vocabulary
NZ Election Scavenger Hunt