Design a Christmas tree

We had a wonderful opportunity to take part in the Towncentre Taupo Plywood 3D Christmas Tree Project. These recycled plywood boards were delivered to us ready for painting. A group of passionate designers and painters took on this challenge.

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Flag Pole STEM Challenge

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and their flag. Students had to colour in the flag using the correct colours and then attach it to an ice block stick flag pole.

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Music, Movement and Drama

An enthusiastic group of year 0 and 1 students embarked on an exploration of music, movement and drama for our passion project.

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Amazing Mandala Art

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and we have looked at some of the beautiful art that is done in India.

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Push Pin - Where in the World? Going Global

Research, investigation, inquiry, presentation and celebrations – this is how we engage our learners at Wairakei Primary School

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SPCA SVA

This meant we could fill small boxes with all sorts of goodies - origami, pictures, cards, bikkies - and deliver them to those we thought needed some cheer.

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Te Mihi Drama

As part of our Collaborative Learning goals, we wanted the children in the Te Mihi team to experience learning through their passions.

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Journey to the centre of the earth

We are learning how to think like scientists by observing our world around us while looking at what it means to be a scientist and explaining what we see and learn.

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Te Mihi Challenges

The challenge was to build a car out of recycled ‘stuff’ and launch it down a ramp.

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