Tītī Tōrea

Tītī Tōrea

$20.00 Regular Price
$15.00Sale Price

Set of 4 tītī tōrea.

Traditional Māori game created to help strengthen eye and hand coordination.

Whānau fun for all ages from 5m+ to 99+ !

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  • PRODUCT INFO

     

    "tītī tōrea" (noun) a māori game played with sticks thrown in time to a song.
     

    Tītī tōrea, played with wooden sticks called tītī, is one stick game that is commonly played today. The instructional language and waiata associated with the game makes it a valuable tool to encourage the growth of Te Reo. It involves two or more seated players, throwing sticks to each other in time to accompanying chants.

     

    Stock standard Tītī Tōrea measure 300mm x 22mm diameter.

    Custom lengths, diameter and colours may be available on request.

  • HOW TO PLAY

    How to play tītītōrea

     

    To begin, players are positioned opposite one another and they pass their sticks to each other in time with the rhythm, with the aim of the game being not to drop a stick.

    This game is usually played in pairs however it can also be played in groups with an unlimited amount of players!

    What you'll need

    • At least two people
    • 4 x tī rākau (short sticks)
    • Lots of people can play tītītōrea - just keep adding pairs to form two long lines!

     

  • SPECIFICATIONS

    Stock standard Tītī Tōrea measure 300mm x 22mm diameter.

    Custom lengths, diameter and colours available on request.