Matariki Art in Room 5

Mrs Thompson read us a book about Matariki. We brainstormed everything that we knew about the Maori new year, Matariki. Then we decided to do some Maori art to display for Matariki.

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String Art

As a part of Making Our Mark - an inquiry using hands-on experiences to build fine motor skills - Room 5 created string art.

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Pink Day Anti Bullying

Room 7 invited Rooms 8 and 9 to come and look at a video on anti-bullying.

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pink Ohaaki Team watching a video on anti bullying

Autumn Tree Pride

Using Autumnal colours of red, orange and yellow cut circle and oval shapes of different sizes

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Love the large trees at the back and small at the front

Students in the Driving Seat

When the students returned they asked if they could show the rest of our class (Room 8) how to make them as well. Read more about 'Students in the Driving Seat'...

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The art of finger knitting

This is a very fiddly task and one we were quick to pass on to the teacher earlier in the term. Read more about 'The art of finger knitting'...

We got so good at finger knitting we could even multi task while we listened to Mrs Farquhar read to us

Discovery Sculptures in the Gully

On Wednesday afternoons the junior school have discovery time. We have been focused on creating purposeful play opportunities for our tamariki.

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Art and Maths in Room 13

In our class, we looked at some famous art forms of Kandinsky’s known as Kandinsky Circles.

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4. Dying the finished circles

Cubist Artists

Making our own cubist art pictures was another great way for us to practice using our hand muscles correctly

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3. Cutting skills practice

ANZAC Day

Miss Woodcock read us a number of stories about ANZAC Day.

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9. At ANZAC service laying our poppies