Posts by Leanne Jackson

The Kuia and the Spider

An effective way of integrating te Reo into the classroom is by using picture books.
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Exploring Art Elements

Room 13’s woven owl Calendar Art project was the perfect opportunity to explore different art elements.

Lines were drawn on a piece of paper to show …

Mack’s Tasty Fruit Salad

I was having a conversation with Mack about his weekend when he mentioned he had made a fruit salad with his mum.

Being a fan of this dessert, I aske…

Bears In The Night

A good way to explore prepositions is to read the now out of print book Bears In the Night by Stan and Jan Berenstain.

Fortunately, there are videos …

Discovering Quoits

Room 13 used the game across several curriculum areas. The first was Physical Education. Quoits uses the whole body and encourages balance and  eye an…

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