Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Making tipare

This afternoon we learnt
 how to make tipare-headbands using harakeke. 
Thank you Mr Mill, Mr Ensor, Miss Spooner
 and Mr Jean-Louis for your fantastic help! 

Monday, October 27, 2014

We are problem solvers

In maths we have been working hard at problem solving!

We are kind in Rm 6

It was kindness week last week. In Rm 6 we are always practicing how to be kind. We wrote about what we do that is kind.

We love writing in Rm 6

We were busy recrafting our writing and publishing on Friday! What do you like writing about?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Jack and the beanstalk

Our shared book this week is jack and the beanstalk. We have been learning to understand what we read, so to help us with this we used pictures to retell
the story in the right sequence. Do you know the story? 

Leaping long jumpers

We are practicing for athletics day in rm 6. We had lots of fun trying to jump as far as we could at the long jump

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Kite making

We had a lot of fun making kites! We used plastic bags, bamboo sticks and decorations! We are going to test out how they fly at the beach on privilege day! 
Do you like our creative designs?

Cross country

We had a great day at the cross country! Well done to all who participated and gave it their best! 

Balloon fun

We put on our science hats in Rm 6 and used a bottle to blow up a balloon! We used yeast, sugar and warm water. These ingredients work together and produce a gas which in turn helps blow up the balloon! 
We used this experiment to help us with our instructional writing!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Daffodil day

We had so much fun making daffodils! We used personification to describe our daffodils and then brought these to life when we created our masterpiece!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Rm 6 pizza making

Today we started looking at instructional writing. To help us learn this we looked at instructions on how to make a pizza. We followed the instructions and made delicious pizzas! What were our steps?

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Report writing

We have been doing report writing this week in Rm 6. We researched about Polar Bears and learnt lots of interesting facts! We organised this information into the different parts to a report and then put it all together to write fantastic reports on Polar Bears!
Do you know some interesting facts on Polar Bears?

Feeling puppets

On Friday we made feeling puppets. We discussed all of the different emotions that we can feel and what they look like. We then made puppets showing one side feeling happy and one side feeling sad or angry. Can you tell which emotions our puppets are feeling?

Monday, August 18, 2014

Rm 6 tree planting

We had a great time planting these beautiful trees!
Do you know the steps to planting a tree?

Tree planting with Kauri

Today we helped beautify the back fence boundary by planting lots of special native trees.
Kauri (and her dog) taught us the correct way to plant a tree and how to look after it. Do you know what a tree needs to grow well?

Friday, August 15, 2014

Last terms art day!

We looked at Picasso and his cubism art.
We had lots of fun making self portraits using the Picasso cubism style!
What do you notice about his art work?

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Fire wise visit from the firemen

On Thursday we had two firemen come visit our class with room 7. We learnt about how quickly fires can start and how low we have to be to escape from the smoke! Do you have an escape plan in your house? 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Yummy maths

Today we used wine gums and tooth picks to make 3D shapes. 
Can you name the shapes?

Monday, June 23, 2014

Our town Library visit

Today we visited the town library. 
We had lots of fun reading new books and learnt about whats happening during their school holiday program. Would you like to go along to some of the great activities they have planned? Pop into the town library and pick up one of the information booklets which tells everything that will be happening!

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Explanation writing of the life cycle of a butterfly

Do you know about the life cycle of a butterfly?

Share the road

Today NZTA visited our school. We learnt how to be road safe and got to see big trucks up close!
Have you ever been in one of these big trucks?

Hedgehog fun

We made hedgehogs in class and then we wrote a story
Have you ever made these yummy snacks?