Catching Snowflakes

Warm jerseys, gloves, scarves and beanies were part of our daily wardrobe. We could see snow on the mountains behind Lake Taupō-nui-a Tia. Read more about 'Catching Snowflakes'...

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Perfect patterns

The children have been learning about symmetry. We found out that some objects have symmetry and some don’t. Read more about 'Perfect patterns'...

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POWER People

Charlotte and Ciana decided that we wanted to pick up rubbish every day to keep Wairakei Primary School looking beautiful.

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Micro-bits are go

Stephen Ross has been working across the school in the area of digital technology. He first came into our room and talked about algorithms. No-one really knew what he was... Read more about 'Micro-bits are go'...

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100 Days at School

We marked the days by collecting large ice block sticks. When we had collected ten of them we put them in a bundle. Read more about '100 Days at School'...

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Playground Designers in the Making

The children brought their personal experiences of playing on playgrounds to this activity as well as using the internet and books to research the topic and get inspiration. Read more about 'Playground Designers in the Making'...

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Making Mona Lisa Pop

Some of us had heard of his name and some of us had seen his most famous piece of art, the Mona Lisa. Read more about 'Making Mona Lisa Pop'...

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Wairakei Fantasy World

Children in the fantasy world group had to come up with ideas to transform one of the gardens. Main ideas were a volcano, race track and fairy houses. Read more about 'Wairakei Fantasy World'...

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Marble Roll Game

A group of children from Team Poihipi took on the challenge of creating a game. Their task was to use straws and a paper plate to make a course for a marble to roll through. The children had to work together in pairs. They had to follow the rules.

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