Monday, September 23, 2013

The America's Cup

Room 5 has been following the America's Cup race.
Zoe thought we should all try and make boats.
Anna found a great link to a blog that showed you how to make a paper boat. It has photos and instructions so that you know what to do.
We also got some great helpers from Room 12 to help us with the folding.


It was raining when we went to see if the boats floated. 
We didn't mind the rain at all. 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Mystery Creek pictures

We looked at the photos of our trip to Mystery Creek. 
We drew all the things we could remember about our trip. 

We recorded ourselves talking about our pictures in an app called Explain Everything. 

Take a look at Boston, Anab, Valeti and Jawad talking about their pictures.

Here is Ashaar, Zoe, Mariko, Jhyrome and Nishant talking about their pictures.

Here is Kredenz, Summer, Analise and Kate talking about their pictures.

Mystery Creek

We went on a fantastic trip to Mystery Creek. 
We got to see what life was like in the olden days. 

We got to do the washing like they did in the olden days. You had to scrub the clothes on the washboard. Then you had to put it through the wringer to squeeze the clothes out.

There was a special dentist chair. You had to be brave at the dentist. The dentist had to turn the drill.
We could even dress up in old clothes and try the glasses.
We learnt about farms too. Cows used to be milked by hand.

We went into the old school. They had wooden desks and the children had to sit in rows. There was not a lot of room in the old school. 

Friday, September 13, 2013

Analise's Great Great Grandma's Cake

Analise's family gave us the recipe for a Gingerbread cake. 
Her Great Great Grandma used to bake the cake.
Thank you Analise for sharing your family recipe with us.

We also shared it with Whaea Eve, Mrs Bobsien and Shelley. 
They all thought it was delicious.
Room 5 thinks it tasted delicious too and would like to make the cake again.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Cross Country

We loved the Cross Country so much we have even written about it.
Take a look at our movie we made using an app called Puppet Pals so you can hear our writing about the Cross Country.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Cross Country

Today we ran our Cross Country.
Some of our parents and grandparents came to watch us race.
Thanks for coming to watch and cheer for us.
It was fun because we ran around the cones.
It was fun to pass people.
I ran fast. 
Here are some photos of us getting ready to race.
Take a look at the movie of the start of our races.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Cross Country

On Friday we will be having our school Cross Country.
We will be running around Putikitiki.
We are Year 1's so we will be running at 11:10am.

We have been practicing our running.
We have been getting faster and faster.
We like running together.

We can wear shorts, trackpants or leggings.
We can wear running shoes or bare feet.