Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Our Open Morning Learning Scavenger Hunt

Last week we had an opportunity to share our learning and classroom with our whanau.  On Wednesday, families were invited in from 8:30-9:30, as our kids made their way through a variety of the learning that we do in a day.  

We built rockets together.

We shared the 3 ways to read a book we have been practising.

We practised counting as high as we could on the 100's board.

We practised our letter formation and shapes on the whiteboard, thinking about our Casey the Caterpillar language.

We practised reading our poems and noticing the words we have been learning.

We got creative and made art together.

We went outside with instruments and made some music!

We read some facts about planets and space to further our finding out stage of the inquiry.

This is just a snip-it of the types of things we do in the course of the day.  It was fantastic to see the empowerment and confidence with which the kids were able to lead their whanau through their learning.  In just 5 1/2 short weeks our kids have developed immensely and we were so proud to watch them share and celebrate their learning so far! 

If you weren't able to make it, we have glued the scavenger hunt pages into our literacy books and you are welcome to pop in any morning from 8:30-9:00 to have your children show you some of what they get up to in a day in Autahi!

Name:                                  Highlight what you’ve done.
We have been learning 3 different ways of reading a book. Choose 2 books and  practise some of the different ways.
Check out our poem wall. These are the poems we have been learning. I’ll show you how many words I know!
The planets are part of our inquiry into the earth and space. Come and choose a planet and find out some new facts about it.
Show me the calendar wall.  What do we do here? Let’s sing the days of the week song. What do the dots and straws show us?
How high can you count? Use the hundred square and see how far you can go.
We all have strengths. Let me show you 3 strengths that I have. What are your strengths?
We have been building rockets to take Autahi on a journey into space. Let’s build a rocket together!
Puzzles are fun and help us grow our brain. Choose a puzzle to build together.
Everyday we practise our ABC’s. Grab a whiteboard and an alphabet card and see how many letter shapes you can make.
Let’s do some making together at the art table!
Choose an instrument and head outside to play a beat!
We have set ourselves a perseverance challenge and made little steps to help us. Let’s practise one of my steps to help me achieve my goal.

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