Our Very Special Writing Kit

Once we had found our ‘sticky words’ we had to arrange and rearrange our words to how we thought would best fit the structure of the poem which was: an anagram 2 words, 4 words, 5 words, 4 words 3 words and our item to finish the poem.

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Measurement in Room 3

We started with measurement activities using non-standard units, like hands, feet, blocks and counters.

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Magical Measuring

Some of us used rulers and measured in centimetres and meters and some of us explored using our hand span or feet to measure a distance or height

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Aratiatia Athletics

The day brought a lot of support and fun for our Aratiatia athletics middle school day.

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Butterflies in Room 3

We watched it all day, as we carried on with our other learning. We couldn’t believe it, when at 3:00 it was still in its chrysalis. Reluctantly, we all left for home.

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Kora with a monarch

Frogs in Room 3

We have enjoyed watching our tadpoles grow and change over the past few weeks.

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Checking out our frog

Room 3's Nature Corner

In Room 3 we have a fantastic nature corner and science table.

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Imogen showing us her green caterpillar

Room 3's Waka

We liked this idea, as a waka won't move anywhere unless everybody works together. ‘He waka eke noa, We're all in this together’, is the whakatauki that we decided to use with our waka.

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Putting together our waka