Christmas Trees for Taupo

We had another wonderful opportunity to take part in the Towncentre Taupo Plywood 3D Christmas Tree Project again this year. These recycled plywood boards were delivered to us ready for painting. All children at Wairakei Primary School were invited to submit their Christmas tree designs.

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Phonological Awareness

It is important for children to hear, identify and understand the sounds around them. This is called phonological awareness. Children with good phonological awareness are aware that there are different sounds in speech. This is important for communicating, reading and writing.

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Knitted Snakes

A busy morning in Room 4 today Caleb the Master of the Knitted Snakes was teaching an eager group of hand knitters how to knit snakes, to hang snakes in... Read more about 'Knitted Snakes '...

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