Monday, 20 November 2017
Last Friday we went out in the sun with our buddy class.
It was so nice to get out in the sunshine and play with some sports gear.
We found our buddies and together we chose what activity we wanted to do.
Here are some photos of us having fun.
Last week Room 9 made butter in the classroom. We had so much fun and even got to taste test at the end!
We put some cream and marbles in a jar and we all had turns shaking it.
After a lot of shaking we finally had butter! We poured the buttermilk out and then it was time to taste it.
We all gave the butter a thumbs up!
Saturday, 11 November 2017
On the 2nd of November the Year 1 classes went on a trip to the Howick Historical Village to learn about how people lived in the past.
We were able to do some great activities.
This activity was about unpacking the trunk and we learnt about different things that people bought with them in their trunk when they came on the ship to New Zealand.
We got to walk around the Village and explore all the different houses that people used to live in. We saw different types and were amazed at the different objects they had in their houses compared to what we have now.
We stopped to enjoy our lunch before heading off to our next activities.
This activity was a favourite for many of the Room 9 children. We got to use a washboard, a dolly and a mangle to do the washing. We were surprised at how long it took!
We learnt how people did the ironing in the past when there was no electricity. The iron was very heavy and some of us had to use 2 hands!
We learnt how to make butter by hand. We all had a turn at mixing the milk and we got to taste test as well. Yummy!
All the children had a great time. What an awesome trip we had!
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