Age: 2-6 Years (Keeping Safe)

 

 

You will be electrocuted if you put anything in the power jack.
  • a mate koe i te hiko ki te werohia he mea ki te puru hiko nā.
  • Ka hikohia koe ki te werohia he mea ki te puru hiko nā.
The computer is not a toy. Be careful.
  • Ehara te rorohiko i te taonga tākaro. Kia tūpato.
Watch out!
  • Kia tūpato!
Look out (as in ‘excuse me, you're in my way')
  • Pōuri ake (koa).
  • Pōuri atu (koa).
Don't run with scissors / knives!
  • Kaua e oma i a koe e pupuri ana i te kuti/naihi (nā).
  • Kaua e oma i a koe e mau kuti/naihi ana.
We don't have hot drinks over the baby - it may spill and burn her.
  • Kāore tātou e pupuri inu wera i runga ake i a pēpē - kei maringi, ka wera ia.
I run the cold water in the bath first, then the hot. It's safer that way.
  • Me tuku ko te wai makariri ki te tāpu i te tuatahi, mō muri te wai wera. He haumaru ake kia pērā.
If you swing the stick like that, you might hit someone.
  • Kaua e piua pēnātia te rākau nā, kei whara tētahi i a koe.
  • Ki te piua pēnātia e koe te rākau nā, tērā ka whara tētahi i a koe.
How can we keep each other safe when playing ... ?
  • Me pēhea tātou e noho haumaru ai i a tātou e tākaro/purei . . . ana?
Turn the pot handle around towards the back.
  • Hurihia te kakau o te kōhua ki muri.
  • Me huri whakamuri te kakau o te kōhua.
  • Huri whakamuritia te kakau o te kōhua.
Drinking lots of water keeps us healthy!
  • Ka noho hauora tonu tātou ki te inu wai māori tonu tātou.
  • Ki te kaha tā tātou inu wai māori ka noho hauora tātou.
We eat a variety of food to keep healthy, too.
  • Kai ai tātou i ngā momo kai katoa kia noho hauora ai tātou.
  • He maha ngā momo kai ka kai tātou kia noho hauora ai tātou.
Mere is allergic to peanuts.
  • Ka mate pāwera a Mere ki te kai pīnati a ia.
  • Ki te kai pīnati a Mere ka mate pāwera ia.
  • Ka hē te tinana o Mere i te pīnati.
  • Ka mate pāweratia a Mere i te pīnati.
Her skin has come up in a nasty rash from eating something she's allergic to.
  • Kua kōpukupuku katoa tana kiri i te kai aha rā.
  • Kua kino te kōpukupuku o tana kiri i tana kai aha rā.
  • Kua kōpukupukutia tana kiri i te kai aha rā.