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Date:

24/06/15

MSO In The Manabi

Wow we are so lucky!!!! Rohan, Rodger and Gabby from the MSO came to the Manabi building. They wowed us with their opening number from Frozen, we had a sing along (we couldn’t help ourselves) They had a cello, viola and violin and played so many different sounds.  We did ‘Boom Chicka Boom’ like monsters, racing […]

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Date:

22/06/15

Prep P: Little Yogis

Prep P are Yogis!     Prep P have been learning to keep ourselves and plants healthy and happy. We have been loving doing Yoga in the classroom. It keeps us fit and healthy and strengthens our bones and muscles. It also helps us to concentrate and relax when we need to. We have been doing ‘Cosmic […]

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Date:

19/06/15

Bee Bots Take Over Prep H

Bee Bots in Prep H… Today in Prep H we got a visit from some little creatures called BeeBots. They teach control, directional language and programming. We used them in pairs and small groups so we got to practise our team work as well. We also used the iPads with a Bee Bot game. Saoirse  […]

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19/06/15

Chungo Came For a Visit

Chungo the sheep came for a visit to Prep P this afternoon. Chungo has been staying with Raffy for the week and he is super soft and cute! Holly and Saddie brought some rice crackers (Chungo’s fave) and carrots to share. We even took Chungo on a lap of the oval. We can’t imagine having […]

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Date:

05/06/15

Re Telling The Story

Prep Ps reading focus for the week has been re telling the story. As a whole class focus we have been talking about the beginning, middle and end of the stories we have been reading. This morning during reading rotations Abby, Piper, Odette and Vivi re told and acted out ‘Mrs Wishy Washy’ to the whole […]

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Date:

26/05/15

Collecting Data

Prep P have been busy answering yes no questions in maths. They have been collecting data by walking around the classroom with their clipboards and have been asking questions such as did you brush your teeth today and is your lunchbox nude food? They have been learning to read and interpret the data they have collected. […]

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Date:

22/05/15

A Visit to 3H

Some of the Preps visited 3H’s expo all about space today. The Grade 3s shared their learning and the Preps were very busy asking questions and looking at all of the wonderful models.    

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Date:

12/05/15

The Design Process

Last week, we introduced the design process to our wonderful Prep students. The design process involves the students being challenged to solve a problem by following three simple steps – Think, Make, Improve. The design process involves thinking about our design and what we need to make, physically making the product, and lastly reflecting back on our […]

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Date:

06/05/15

Up cycling Madness in Manabi

Today in the Manabí centre it was up cycling madness!!!! What a fabulous fury of design and creativity we had. The design brief: with a partner look through all the recycling goodies and then think of a creative way to use the materials to make a car. Draw and label what you think your car […]

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Date:

05/05/15

Learning about 2D shapes in Prep!

Last week the Preps undertook an assessment task that encouraged them to demonstrate their knowledge about 2D shapes in a Rich Assessment Task (RAT). What is a RAT you ask? Don’t worry there are no furry friends running around the Prep building! RATs are open ended tasks (meaning there is more than one answer) that allow students […]

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