Friday, November 29, 2013

Making Bee Cookies

Phoebe: 'We got the marshmellows and rolled them in cookies.' Sienna-Grace: 'We rolled them in coconut.' Jayden: 'We used a jelly bean and two banana lollies for wings and a head.' Isabel: 'We put yellow stripes.'

Fancy Feet Day

Today we had fancy feet day. This was for the launch of travel wise at our school. Illinois: 'I liked all the peoples fancy shoes.'Austen: 'I liked all the colours of peoples shoes and I liked the big pukeko.' Sienna-Grace: 'I liked when everyone was walking in a circle with their fancy shoes and having fun walking in a circle.' Neha: 'I liked everyones shoes and walking around in a circle.' Shivkrant: 'I liked being in the semi finals.'

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Westlynn Gardens Trip

Today we went down to Westlynn Gardens. We had so much fun. Mia: 'I liked the butterflies.' Sienna-Grace: 'I liked the caterpillars and finding the fish.' Illinois: 'I liked going on the trip and being with Connors Mum.' Austen: 'I liked the chrysalis and the scavenger hunt.' Tao: 'I liked the caterpillars.' Shivkrant: 'I liked the plants.' Finn: 'I liked how we had to find things and walking on the footpath.' Sawyer: 'I liked the chrysalis and drawing.' Neha: 'I liked the butterflies and drawing pictures.' Michelle: 'I liked the chrysalis.' Kirah: 'I liked going on the scavenger hunt.' We had an awesome time!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Simon Says!

Our reading book tonight is "Simon Says". Here is a youtube clip of "Simon Says".

Arahoe News

Hi Parents and Caregivers, The Arahoe School news will be updated each day online at our school website: Here you can watch what the children at different year levels have been up to at school and upcoming events.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Centipede Maths

Yesterday and Today we were counting centipede shoes. One activity was to draw the correct number of legs on the centipede. The other activity was to count how many shoes the centipede had on. Look at our activities.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Hectors World

Today during ICT time we were learning about how to be safe on the computers. We watched Hectors World which taught us not to give out our personal information on the computer. You can watch these episodes at home with your child at:

What do you suppose? (Poem of the week)

What do you suppose? A bee sat on my nose. Then what do you think? He gave me a wink. And said, "I beg your pardon, I thought you were a garden."

Friday, November 22, 2013

Ladybird, Ladybird

Welcome to the visitors this week. Today we made playdough ladybirds following the story 'Ladybird, Ladybird'. Here is us making the ladybirds, we did an amazing job! Well done Room 20 and the visitors!

Our 2nd time at Fizz Kids!

Fun times on the new school playground!

Ka Pai Illinois!

Well done Illinois for receiving todays certificate in Junior School Assembly!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Getting Playdough ready for tomorrow! (LadyBugs/Ladybirds)

Today we made playdough. We used: 8 cups of flour, 2 cups of salt, 8 tablespoons of cream of tartar, 2 tablespoons of oil, 4 cups of hot water, 4 teaspoons of food colouring (red/black). Mia: 'I liked making playdough.' Arush: 'We made playdough with some salt and flour.' Sawyer: 'We made playdough and we used salt, flour and cream of tartar.'