Room 8 is winning Silver at the Mathletes halfway point!!! Going for Gold!!!

Last night Miss Williams and Ms Trow found out that at the halfway point of the MathSeeds Mathletes Competition, Room 8 is coming 2nd!!! That’s out of 255 schools from Australia and New Zealand!! Ms Trow is absolutely blown away and super excited!!!

We are going for Gold!!! Keep it up team – parents, as discussed at the PaCT meetings last week, if your child can get online at home they can compete there too!!! 🙂

We’ve also been working through the Mathletes Competition book in class completing maths word problems, direction and measurement puzzles, and more cool Olympic based challenges.

Let’s rock this Gold Room 8!!! 🙂

“Go Team New Zealand!!”

As part of our Olympics 2021 focus, we made very cool headbands (with glitter of course!) to support our awesomely fabulicious Team New Zealand.

Go Team New Zealand!!! 🤗🤗💖

Learning to finger knit in Room 8

On our last day of term 2, we had groups tasks we could choose from – mini hats, mindful colouring, and learning to finger knit…

Here are Mason C, Olivia, Ebony and Emma mastering 2 finger knitting. Next we will learn to 4 finger knit and make a range of very cool crafts 🤗🤗🤗💖

If you want to look up a cool website that Ms Trow uses with loads of fabulicious videos, ideas and step by step instructions, we use Red Ted Art at: https://www.redtedart.com 🤗👍😎

Mini hat making in Room 8

As part of our ‘fun with wool’ creating, we are making very cute mini winter hats… here we are busy with our creating – don’t they look awesome!! 💖🤗🤗

Here are some pic collages of us making our hats and our finished creations – some of them are even keeping our Pompom critters nice and warm 🤗🤗🤗🥰

Houston’s marvellous mini hat making!! 🤗🤗💖

Matariki Tuakana Teina with Room 2

For Matariki we met up with our fabulicious tuakana teina buddies – Room 2 🤗🤗

We coloured our feathers and put our wishes on them. We used shading in our waka colours and they looked amazing!! Thanks Room 2.

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