Saturday, February 23, 2013

Last post

It is now 2013 and this classroom has a new blog. Thanks for looking at this one!
Find us at http://room1stmarysrotorua.blogspot.co.nz/


Sunday, December 9, 2012

Gingerbread Houses 2012

What a great day we had!! Fantastic Gingerbread House designs! It was busy but calm, thank you to our wonderful parent helpers :) Here are the pictures...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Reading logs

Who would have thought we would have read so many books... It is amazing! The log sheets are all down off the wires now... Tomorrow is the big count up day! Will keep you posted...

Te Arawa story in art

We have been working with mrs mines to complete a collage that tells the story of Te Arawa arriving in new Zealand. We are going to make our art into postcards... Time is running short! We are cutting and gluing flat out!!!

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Global Children's Challenge

 
We are well underway with the Global Children's Challenge! Everyone has a great pedometer to wear and we are counting the steps we take each day. The Challenge website takes us on a journey around the world...according to how many steps we enter each day. We'll post photos of us in action soon!!
 follow this link to the site... http://www.gccjunior.org/location



Monday, August 20, 2012

Water Colour Painting

Today we started to learn how to use our water colour paints. On the Endeavour this was how Joseph Banks and others on board the ship recorded what the expedition saw. No cameras in those days!

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Life on Mars!

We are pretty interested in all of the recent activity on Mars, who would have thought that we can sit in the classroom and see what is happening way out there!!!
Here is a link from the NZ Herald newspaper...


Curiosity rover: Martian solar day 2 in New Mexico