Category: Rachel Thompson

Measurement in Room 3

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

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Summer measurement fun2

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

Room 3’s Tree-ty

We decided we wanted our class to be a safe and happy place where everybody can learn.

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Clare and Te Ahurei venn diagram 10.32.46 AM

Celebrating our Thailand Inquiry- Push Pin in Room 6

We each have a pen pal at Concordian International School in Bangkok, and we have all written letters to them asking questions about life in Thailand.

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Girls dressed up 2

Room 6's Trip to Thailand

We wanted to go on a trip to Thailand, but our budget didn’t quite stretch that far, so we did the next best thing… we arranged a trip to Thai Delight restaurant in Taupo.

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Thai Delight2

Growing and Making Rewena Bread in Room 6

We thought the bug was really stinky, but we realised that this meant it was happy and it was alive.

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Making rewena dough 8