Tag Archives: Term 2 2016

Bentley Bear’s Adventures

KC have a class teddy bear named Bentley. Every weekend Bentley goes home with a different student and has adventure all weekend. So far this year Bentley seems to be going to a birthday party every weekend! A few weeks … Continue reading

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Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy

We read the book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd. We loved all the funny names of Hairy Maclary’s friends. We made an artwork, did some writing which we published in our ICT time. Some our our artworks … Continue reading

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Steampunks 2016 Marshmallow Challenge

Last night I was lucky enough to present a workshop at STEAMpunks 2016. It was called Publish, Reflect and Connect- How to get started in Kindergarten Engineering. The STEAMpunks Conference was hosted by our school and involved a whole day … Continue reading

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The Running Man Challenge

A few weeks ago KCD set us a challenge- to complete the Running Man Challenge. Here is their effort which we thought was fabulous. 2HP have done it as well. Today we finally had time to have a turn ourselves. … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Marshmallow Challenge

This term all of Kindergarten have done the Marshmallow Challenge. The first time I did it was with KC. You can read about what KC found out and what I found out here. I also helped out the other Kindergarten … Continue reading

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The Marshmallow Challenge

Here is the challenge… Take: 20 sticks of spaghetti 1 metre of tape 1 metre of string 1 marshmallow In a group of 4 people you have 18 minutes to make the tallest freestanding structure you can. The marshmallow needs … Continue reading

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Our Excursion to the Farm

We had lots of fun at Calmsley Hill Farm yesterday. Here are some photos. Stay tuned to hear what we thought of our very first excursion.

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Adding Numbers with Dominoes

Dominoes are a really fun thing to use to practise adding numbers together. This week we found dominoes that matched a number. Some numbers have lots of different combinations and so there were lots of different dominoes to find. We … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day Mums

We hope you are having a special Mother’s Day. We hope you like the cards we made and the video. Don’t forget to leave us a comment. Mother’s Day 2016 from Ruth Carlos on Vimeo.

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Lest We Forget

Anzac Day was on Monday while we were still on holidays. We commemorated Anzac Day today at school. We read the story Lest We Forget by Kerry Brown and did some writing about why Anzac Day is a special day. … Continue reading

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