Descriptive Writing

Descriptive Writing

We have been working on writing descriptions. The best descriptions make us imagine a picture in our heads. One great way to describe someth...

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Making Playdough

Making Playdough

This morning, we used our fractions and doubling knowledge to make playdough! We read a recipe first and then realised it wouldn't make ...

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Cross Country

Cross Country

Yesterday the junior school had cross country at Fairfield Park. Everyone put in their best effort and did a fantastic job running after all...

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Popcorn Party!

Popcorn Party!

Room 8's good behaviour and effort has been earning them  lots of bugs over the last few weeks. These (plastic) bugs have been going in...

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Jellyfish in a Bottle

Jellyfish in a Bottle

Make a jellyfish in a bottle! This small project is one the optional activities for next week's homework as our topic this term is Under...

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Collaborative Writing

Collaborative Writing

Today we wrote in groups of 3 to describe what was around us outside. We wrote what we could see, hear, smell, feel and what we thought and ...

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Our New Penpals

We now have penpals in Wellington- the Korimako class at Khandallah School where Miss White used to teach! We sent them our first email toda...

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New Zealand Sign Language Week

New Zealand Sign Language Week

Last week was New Zealand Sign Language week. We learnt the NZSL alphabet. Here is a Youtube video to help you remember how it goes. Try an...

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Rainbow Fish

Rainbow Fish

After reading 'The Rainbow Fish' by Marcus Pfister, we made our own fish- each with their own shiny scale. Most of us have finished ...

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Penspiration

Penspiration

We have been busy doing lots of writing! After lunch most days, Room 8 does penspiration. We get inspired by a photo or video, write for abo...

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