Category: Rachel Thompson

Boomerang Bags in Room 3

Mrs Thompson, along with Victoria and her mum, attended a Boomerang Bags Taupo session. They made reusable produce bags. Read more about 'Boomerang Bags in Room 3'...

Busy sewing bee in Room 3

Going Global in Room 3

We learnt about how the world is split into hemispheres, continents, countries, oceans and seas. It was exciting to discover that many of our Room 3 students’ whanau members came... Read more about 'Going Global in Room 3'...

Rubbish ready to bury

Geology in Room 3

Where did our great lake come from? Why do we have steam coming up from under the ground around us? Why do we have rocks like pumice and obsidian around... Read more about 'Geology in Room 3'...

Making volcanoes in the sandpit2

Measurement in Room 3

We started with measurement activities using non-standard units, like hands, feet, blocks and counters.

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Summer measurement fun2

Butterflies in Room 3

We watched it all day, as we carried on with our other learning. We couldn’t believe it, when at 3:00 it was still in its chrysalis. Reluctantly, we all left for home.

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Kora with a monarch

Frogs in Room 3

We have enjoyed watching our tadpoles grow and change over the past few weeks.

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Checking out our frog

Room 3's Nature Corner

In Room 3 we have a fantastic nature corner and science table.

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Imogen showing us her green caterpillar

Room 3's Waka

We liked this idea, as a waka won't move anywhere unless everybody works together. ‘He waka eke noa, We're all in this together’, is the whakatauki that we decided to use with our waka.

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Putting together our waka

Room 3’s Tree-ty

We decided we wanted our class to be a safe and happy place where everybody can learn.

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