Movement Exploration in Room 14

There has been lots of movement in Room 14 lately.  We have been joining with the whole Te Huka team for Movement Exploration sessions for P.E. this term.  We have been swinging, climbing, jumping skipping, hula hooping and bouncing and kicking balls.

I learnt how to do skipping. - Lizzie

I have been practicing leaping. - Te Whetu

I have learnt how to hula hoop.- Kaylie

I learnt to not kick a basketball - Elliot

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Dance practice - clapping

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Ashe and Kaylie practicing bouncing a ball_

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Asharntay and Elliot arm hula hooping

We have been very lucky to have Max’s mum Debi come in on Tuesdays to teach us yoga.  We are learning to breathe, bend, balance, stretch our muscles  and  move in different ways.  We are also learning about being kind and humble.  

I learnt how to do the butterfly. - Piper

I like putting my feet up on top of my thighs and then pushing myself up on my hands. - Clare

I do the butterfly at yoga and gymnastics. - Lara

I like doing the snake and the hiss. - Darrius

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Dance practice - kneeling down

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Lennox, Ashtin and Keanu leaping

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Darrius shimming along with his hands

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Dance practice - skipping

And of course, we are practising our dance for the big whole school production in week seven.  We meet with the director (Mrs Painter) and she gave us some great pointers to improve our dance.  Our dance involves locomotive and non-locomotive actions. Some of us have even learnt to skip, there is quite a lot of skipping in our dance.

I have learnt to stare at a point to help me balance. - Ashtin

I like doing the skipping. - Asharntay

I like the balancing. - Tori

I like putting my forehead on the ground for the last of our seven different moves. - Baylee

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Yoga with Debi

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Patrick swinging on the monkey bars

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Lexi and Tori Skipping

Dance practice kneeling down