Tracks - Making a Mark

The students planned, designed and modified their tracks so that they met the design brief of having bridges, jumps, trees, tunnels, tracks, bends, and a water feature.

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Marble Run Challenge

Elliot’s father worked with four boys from rooms 7, 8 and 9 to create a large marble track.

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Flying and Floating in Room 15

We were excited when Mrs O’Suulivan asked us to make a floating raft with a buddy

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Building Shapes in Room 4

To build an interesting shaped object using 10 skewers and a blob of blue tac.

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Room 7 Marble Run Day

We had been gathering up boxes of all sizes so we had plenty of materials to work with. We used boxes, glue, masking tape, rolls, scissors and our imagination.

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Paper Towers

In Room 4 we were making paper towers

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Exploring Tracks in Room 9

Mrs Thompson put us in groups, then set up 5 challenges around the classroom. Each group had turns at experimenting with the challenges. Read more about 'Exploring Tracks in Room 9'...

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Best ways to improve handwriting

Our goal is to improve our handwriting so it becomes legible and that we can write for a longer period of time without getting a sore hand

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1. Iron on beads creating design patterns pick up and put on index finger and thumb

Epro8 Challenge

We've has started with a bang. We have talked a lot about the opportunities in offer at Wairakei Primary School and how to get involved.

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My Favourite Body Part

Aratiatia used an app called Pic Collage to share a short piece about our favourite body part, as part of Keeping Ourselves Safe.

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