Tākaro is incredibly simple yet entertaining and fun for the whole whānau.
Each card features a number of symbols. Each of these symbols will have a direct Māori translation, which players will need to memorise and learn. Players will flip over two cards competing to find the matching symbols; the first player to call out the correct translation wins the round.
Tākaro can be played by ages 4+ with each round lasting 10-15 minutes. It will rely on the recognition of 31 various symbols, and the correct pronunciation of their Māori names. By the end of the game, players will be able to confidently recall a number of the symbols and their corresponding te Reo Māori translations helping to expand their vocabulary.
Each pack contains 31 - Playing Cards 8 reference cards.
How To Play
Match a Symbol
Say it out loud
That's it - easy!
Example Tākaro Cards
Tākaro includes 57x illustrated playing cards
Kickstart your learning
We designed Tākaro to be fun for everyone, regardless of where they are in their Te Reo journey. It's easy to learn, fast to play and suitable for the whole whānau!
Every Tākaro game includes reference cards inside the game, but for your convenience we've also set up an online resource you can use on your phone or computer!