Paddle Boat Challenge

For technology Room 2 students have been learning about the design process when making something.

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Paddle Boat

Maori Words for Clothes

Room 2 has been showing their buddy class how to say the Maori words for clothes.

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Floral Art and Pet Day Room 2

Students in Room 2 made floral art displays for the Pet Day.

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Wild Robot and the Robotic Hands

Room 3 Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, has been reading The Wild Robot by Peter Brown as part of our Chapter Chat and Twitter Chat activities.

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How to make a robotic hand

How connected is New Zealand? An experiment.

Room 8 has signed up to a special project by a company called School Kit called ‘Exploring Kiwi Curiosity.’

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We helped each other decide who to write to and then we researched

Maths facilitator Mrs Collins visits Room 8

Wairakei Primary School has been lucky to have visits from Mrs Shirley Collins, a professional learning facilitator from Waikato University, throughout the year.

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Room 1 learns some new cricket skills

We had half an hour to learn a new game - heads, shoulders knees, toes and ball. Some throwing and catching skills - some were very tricky, and practice batting. Read more about 'Room 1 learns some new cricket skills'...

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2017 Pet Day

There are some really nice 2017 Pet Day photos that you might like to share with your friends and family.

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Postcard Writing

On the first day of Term 4, we received a postcard from our lovely classroom helper who had been to visit family in England (although Marie did beat the postcard home to New Zealand!).

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We created Stamps