Friday, August 30, 2013

Daffodil Day

Today we made Daffodils for Daffodil Day. We used straws, cupcake holders, muffin holders and split pins to make them. Have a look at our cool daffodils. 

School Assembly 30th August

View some of the performances from todays assembly.

Happy Fathers Day

Hope you all have a great Sunday. Look what we made. 

Thursday, August 29, 2013

P is for Puffer fish

Look at the cool puffer fish we made in class today. We used lots of different coloured paper and pipe cleaners to make our puffer fish. 

Life Education Van 2

Today was our second visit to the life education van. We got to look after puppets and talk to them about how to look after ourselves. Things we remembered and taught our puppets were: washing our hands, cleaning our teeth, eating food and breathing air. Look at the cool gift bags we got. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Kelly Tarlton's Trip

Today we went on our trip to Kelly Tarlton's. The penguins had new nests where they will soon have babies. We went into the education room and got to ask questions about fish. This was very helpful and we learnt a lot about fish. After the education room we went to look around and finally we got to see the stingrays being fed. 

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Name tags for Kelly Tarltons trip

Look at our cool name tags we made for our trip tomorrow to Kelly Tarltons. Our art is so cool!

Baby fish? Baby snails?

Have a guess... Are these eggs baby fish or baby snails? We will have to wait and see. Look at our fish tank to see the eggs. 

Monday, August 26, 2013


Today we made clocks for maths. We are learning to tell the time. We are also learning to order numbers. Have a look at the cool clocks we made.

Meeting Harold the Giraffe

Today we went into the life education trust van. We learnt a song to sing when we clean our teeth: 'Brush, Brush, Brush your teeth, Brush them twice a day, Front and Back, and in between to keep the germs away.' (In the tune of Row, Row, Row your boat). We also meet Tam and learnt about our heart. Jess (Life Education Van Educator) gave us all a booklet to work on in class. We can't wait to go back on thursday and sing some more songs with Harold.

Friday, August 23, 2013


Hi Parents and Caregivers, Don't forget next week is our trip to Kelly Tarlton's on the 28th of August (Wednesday). Also we have the Life Education Trust visiting us. We will get to go to two sessions in the van. A parent information session will be on Thursday 29th august at 2:30 in the van. The cost for each child to go into the van is $3.00 for loyalty card holders and $3.50 for non- card holders. More information about the life education trust can be found at Thank you, Nikki

Red Nose Day

Today we supported cure kids. You’re helping to fund cures and better treatments for conditions like childhood cancer, heart disease, cystic fibrosis, sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI), asthma, and many more life-threatening illnesses that mean the children affected often miss out on a normal childhood. We wore our red noses to school and made red nose day cookies. Thank you for supporting such an important cause.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Fish maths 1-10

We made fish hand prints using paint. Then we placed them in our books and put the numbers in order 1-10. Finally we traced shapes and made coral out of them. We are very good at recognising numbers and putting them in order. 

Ss is for seahorse

Today we made seahorses in class. First we put blue glue along the back of our seahorse. Second we sprinkled sparkly paper on the glue. Third we glued on the eyes. Yay our seahorses are cool and match the letter of the week which is S. 

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

J is for jellyfish

Look at the jellyfish we made. We used cover seal, glitter, and sparkly pieces of paper. What great jellyfish. Jellyfish starts with J and is the letter we are learning this week. 


Sharks... Sharks have lots of teeth. Sharks eat fish and animals. Sharks can smell very well. Sharks swim fast. Shark babies are called pups. Look at the sharks we made. We made sharks out of pegs, paper and colouring in pencils.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Thank you Parents!

Room 19/20's trip to the library

Today we walked to the new Lynn library. Rachel from the library talked to us about books and then took us on the tour to see all other places we can go. We were very quiet and enjoyed learning about fish. Rachel also gave us a library work booklet to help us learn about fish. What a cool treat. 

Friday, August 16, 2013

O for octopus and Assembly

Our poem this week is all about a octopus. Please ask us to show you the actions at home. In assembly today Emily received a certificate. What a great start to school Emily. 

Thursday, August 15, 2013

I go, go, go

Our big book this week was 'I go, go, go'... I go up. I go down. I go into town. I go fast. I go slow. I go, go, go ... Away. We made cars and then drew chalk race tracks on the concrete. The teachers numbered our race tracks 1-20. Then we had to make car noises and find the number the teacher called out. As a class we are learning to recognise numbers 1-20. 

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Ready for filming

Here is us filming for the school production. We had to walk across the school field while the camera man filmed us. More details to come when the school production is finished. Great national costumes room 20/19. 

Red Nose Week

Hi Parents and Caregivers, Next week is Red Nose Week. We are going to have a red nose day on friday 23rd August for Room 20/19. Red nose day supports cure kids for cancer. You can support this cause by donating at this website: We would like if your child could wear a red nose on friday 23rd of august to support the cause. Thank you, Miss Watson, Miss Bland and Mrs Hoffmann

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Car numbers 1-10

We are learning to count forwards and backwards to and from 10 in class. We are learning to recognise and place numbers 1-10 in order in our books. View our cool car pictures and numbers 1-10. 

Alphabet letters and sounds

In your child's notebook you will see a alphabet and high frequency word booklet. Instructions are placed in the notebook about this. You will already see some stickers beside letters, sounds and words that your child already knows. Please practice this at home. 

Monday, August 12, 2013

Check out our a for awesome work!

This week we will be learning about the letter a and the letter o. Today we decorated a fish bowl and traced over the letter a. Have a look at our a for awesome work! 

Friday, August 09, 2013


Well done Kain for all your hard work this week in class. 

Ballistic Challenge

Well done Aaron, Aaron and Juno for showing your ball skills this afternoon in front of the junior school. All your hard work and practicing has paid off. 

Once I caught a Fish Alive

Look at our awesome poems and colouring. With our poem we were learning to count to 10. We also had a visitor to class today who told us he went fishing last night. It was Mr Limbrick. Me Limbrick brought us some chocolate fish.  Thank you very much! Yum, Yum!

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Competition of strength

Who was the strongest in Room 20? Well Room 20 went up to the playground to find out. We had a competition on the monkey bars. The strongest girl was Penelope and the strongest boy was Shiloh!

Fish passports

For writing this week we have been learning to describe fish. As a class we made our own fish passports. In these passports we had to describe our fish, name our fish, tell the teacher our fishes age and gender and describe the special features our fish has. These passports are in our writing books. Cool writing this week Room 20

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Big Boxes Needed

Hi Parents and Caregivers, We are looking for A3 size or bigger boxes to use next week. With these we will be making cars to go alongside the book we are reading. If you have any we would appreciate if you could bring these to school. Thank you, Miss Watson and Miss Bland

New arrivals to Room 20

Look at the new arrivals to room 20 today. Meet Bingo the silver fish, Twinkie the goldfish, Mr Bean the snail and finally Giggles the snail. Come and view our investigation station to see all our cool fish books, fish tank and toys. 

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Mr Limbricks Visit to Room 20

Today Mr Limbrick came to our class to talk about fish. We asked all these cool questions. Our principal told us all about his fishing experiences. We learnt that fish have to be 27 cm or more to keep. Some snapper can live for 60 years. Flying fish use their wings to escape predictors. Thank you Mr Limbrick. 

Monday, August 05, 2013

Getting Dressed

Hi parents and caregivers, Today we finished our jelly worms. In our writing book we wrote stories about the jelly worms. After we read the book 'The rain came down'. In this story worms came up from the garden. For our health topic this week we are learning about 'Getting Dressed'. Our book this week is all about getting dressed. We are making people and their clothing. At home we would like to be able to learn to dress ourselves. Thank you, Room 20

Friday, August 02, 2013

Worm Jelly

Today we made worm jelly. Please ask us questions about how we made it. On Monday we will be trying our worm jelly and writing stories about it. Yum yum. If you do not want your child to try this please let the teachers know. Thank you, Room 20