Shapes for Maths

The school is looking at shapes and in room 5 we have been trying to sort shapes either by their colour, size or shape.  Please help me to do this with items at home too.

Little Garden League

We were recently sent a class lot of the little garden.  Last week we planted them and now some of us have little plants to look after.  

We have found out that plants need water, sunlight and air to grow.  We are also singing to them.  We will take photos of their progress

Term 3

This term is flying by.  We have had 9 children join us from Room 6, but we were sad to farewell 7 children who have moved into Room 4.Production practices have been happening 2 x per week.We held our Assembly in Week 2.  We sang a Boom Chicka Boom song.

Last week we finished having our soccer lessons with Darren.  We had lots of fun learning how to kick the ball properly and dribbling the ball with control.  Here are some photos of what we have been up too so far.

Facebook post 15 April

As Per our facebook page
Hello parents and whānau who have students in the Junior School area (Rooms 6, 5, 4, and 3).
We hope you and your tamariki are all well and enjoying being together as a family at home during these new and testing times. 
We are currently waiting for the Ministry of Education to get your child/children’s packs posted. Once they have done so, we will ring you all and help support you and your tamariki with this work. 
In the meantime here are some ideas you can be doing with your children at home:
This post will also be added to our class blogs for you to refer to:
Phonics/Writing: High frequency words: Play memory, flash cards (see the photo attached to the post of the word lists).  Writing with chalk or water on the pavement. Writing a letter/card to a neighbour or friend. Write a story a…

Week 5 Lava Lamp

What happens when you mix food colouring, oil, water and a fizzy tablet????

We made our own Lava lamps.   We then looked on line to see how real lava lamps are made.  They are made using coloured water, wax, and a spring coil which heats the wax.

Week 4 Rubbery Eggs

We put an egg into a cup of Vinegar to see what would happen to the egg.
Please ask your child what happened and ask why.
Mrs Mackenzie is super impressed as we know the answers to these questions.