Thursday, 25 May 2017

Flying Things

This term we have been learning about flying things. We have made paper kites, Paper planes and now we are beginning to explore how plastic can be used to make our kites even stronger.

We are excited to share with your our journey so far as we explore the technology of Matariki through creating kites and paper planes.


Monday, 15 May 2017

Dance a story- A visit from the NZ Dance company

We were so lucky to have the New Zealand dance company come and share their amazing talent with us. The way they used dance to tell and story was awesome. We hope they will come again!


Friday, 12 May 2017

Making Kites

This term we have a Matariki and Technology focus. As part of this focus we are testing a range of materials to make kites.


For our first task our teacher gave us some materials and we had choose and make a kite with very few instructions.

Here is Suades presentation




We had lot's of fun making these kites but found that they would not fly on their own. We had to run with them to make them fly.



Monday, 1 May 2017

Term 2 Immersion: Now That's Thinking

This term we are creating new technology focusing on the ideas of Matariki. We are excited to make kites and other cool technologies as we launch into the second term of the year.


Check out our Maori Matariki Story we used to inspire Team 3.