Aug 072017
 
A trip to TePapa

To support the children learning about Matariki we took them to Te Papa where we were met by our guide Martin and our learning began.  We learnt actions for Matariki, whenua, whanau, kai and korero. I wonder if any of the children have showed these actions to you?  We walked through to the Marae, where

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Aug 072017
 
How Maui Slowed the Sun

  The children have been learning some Maori stories and one was ‘How Maui slowed the Sun’. After much discussion about how to make the sun go slowly across the sky they decided that what was needed was a big planet freezing machine and Lachlan drew a map of where to find one. After a

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Jun 202017
 
We learn about others cultures

One of our wonderful mothers visited the children to teach them some Korean language and the children really enjoyed learning Korean language and dressing up the traditional dress too! we often have parents or grandparents come and share their cultures with us, enriching the children with knowledge from different countries, languages and traditions. Thank you

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Mar 212017
 
Children create an Ark

The children were learning about the Ark and taking animals so decided to build their own Ark. It is created using balsa wood and thin dowels.  Initially we used PVA glue but this was taking to long to dry so we went inside and used the hot glue guns. A better result was achieved.  The

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