Category: Leanne Jackson

Passion Projects Dance

If dance was their passion then children from Poihipi and Ohaaki teams joined Whaea Leanne each week during Passion Projects. Read more about 'Passion Projects Dance'...

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Tornado in a Bottle

She had made it at Pippins and wanted to share it with Room 11. The children were fascinated watching May create a tornado by shaking her bottle of water. Read more about 'Tornado in a Bottle'...

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Building a Classroom Community

Children who had come from different classrooms needed to come together to create an environment where we could all feel safe and learn. Read more about ' Building a Classroom Community'...

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Flower Art

The change of season from Winter to Spring was our inspiration. The concept was simple. Flowers - using colour, layers, and shapes. Read more about 'Flower Art'...

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Fair Sharing

To do this we had to learn some key mathematical ideas including vocabulary, symbols, words, and what the numbers represent in a fraction symbol. Read more about 'Fair Sharing'...

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Freezing

In this story, Dylan had been helping his dad collect firewood and was feeling very cold. Dylan and his Dad came up with different ways to help Dylan get warm. Read more about 'Freezing'...

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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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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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