Room 2 and Room 16 Buddy Classes

Mrs Dredge came with maths games. Room 16 showed us how to play their maths games such as making doubles, adding to ten, and using their games on the iPad. Read more about 'Room 2 and Room 16 Buddy Classes'...

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Winegum Bridges

When first informed they were going to try and build Winegum Bridges, everyone in Room 8 exclaimed, “What’s a winegum?” Well, they soon caught on.

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9 Possible toll charges apply for this long bridge

Paddle Boat Challenge

For technology Room 2 students have been learning about the design process when making something.

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Paddle Boat

Maori Words for Clothes

Room 2 has been showing their buddy class how to say the Maori words for clothes.

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Maori words for clothes buddy class 10

Floral Art and Pet Day Room 2

Students in Room 2 made floral art displays for the Pet Day.

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Floral Art Pet Day 1

Wild Robot and the Robotic Hands

Room 3 Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, has been reading The Wild Robot by Peter Brown as part of our Chapter Chat and Twitter Chat activities.

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How to make a robotic hand

How connected is New Zealand? An experiment.

Room 8 has signed up to a special project by a company called School Kit called ‘Exploring Kiwi Curiosity.’

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We helped each other decide who to write to and then we researched

Maths facilitator Mrs Collins visits Room 8

Wairakei Primary School has been lucky to have visits from Mrs Shirley Collins, a professional learning facilitator from Waikato University, throughout the year.

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We took time to think carefully3

Room 1 learns some new cricket skills

We had half an hour to learn a new game - heads, shoulders knees, toes and ball. Some throwing and catching skills - some were very tricky, and practice batting. Read more about 'Room 1 learns some new cricket skills'...

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