Thursday, May 29, 2014

Making Flax Flowers with our Buddies

Today we were working together with our buddies to make flax flowers. Our Room 1 buddies had to teach us how to make them and we all had a go at weaving. We love working with our buddies and we love it even more when we can learn something new. Thank you Room 1 for your patience and for being so helpful.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Creating a Tellagami on our own

Chloe, Dresden, Aaron, Seraphina and Wyatt all created a Tellagami, completely on their own, with no teacher help. I think they have done very well. So much learning! Well done you guys.

Children's own Tellagami's from Room 3 on Vimeo.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Sign Language at School

Last week was NZ Sign language week. At school we had a visit from a lady who taught us some signs that we could use at school or with our friends and family. We learnt how to sign our names by finger spelling and we also learnt how to sign some colours and some animal names. In Room 3 we had a discussion about the times when people would need to communicate in Sign. Can you imagine going through life never hearing the sound of the waves or your Mum and Dads voice!!
You might be interested in learning some other can visit this web site for some demonstrations on how to do them.

Here are the photos of us learning some sign language with Room 4 children.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Our Star the Sun

 "Whats Out There? "
This week we have been learning about the Sun. On Wednesday we wrote our stories about what we have learnt...
The Sun is made of burning gas.

The Sun stays still in the same place.

The Sun stays still.

The Sun is made of burning gas.

The Sun is shining for the Moon because the Moon can’t shine for itself.

The Sun gives the Earth  light.

The Sun is burning gas and it is made of Fire.

The Sun is a Star and the Sun stays still. The Sun is a big ball of fire.

The Sun has burning gas and it is a star and we need the sun to survive.

The Sun is burning gas and we need the Sun, it is important. The Sun is good. We can survive because we have the Sun.

The Sun is made out of burning gas. We need the Sun. The Earth moves around the Sun.

The sun’s very important cause if the Sun goes away we die! The Sun keeps us warm and it grows the plants.

The Sun is a star and it is burning gas.

The Sun is awesome.

The Sun is made of burning gas.


Sunday, May 11, 2014

Welcome to Term 2 in Room 3

This term at Hope School our Key Competency focus is "Relating to Others" we have been discussing some ideas of ways we can Relate to Others at school. So during Discovery Time on Friday we were able to practise some of these ideas.
Our activities this week were:
Pretend Baking
Setting up the Train Set
Making mothers Day gifts
Making Mothers day cards
Painting our nails
Computer Fun
Taking photos
I Hope our Mums liked their presents and cards?