Finger painting with 5/6 SP

We enjoyed our afternoon with 5/6 SP creating Christmas elf’s using finger painting.

Making Rudolf

Christmas art with 5/6 SP

Students from R/1 AM and 5/6 SP worked together yesterday sharing the joy of Christmas and created a Christmas Eve scene!

learning how to do water change overs and discovering baby fish!!

There was a lot of excitement this morning!

Firstly, Miss McCarthy and Deng showed us two different ways we can conduct water change overs in our tanks. Some students preferred using a paper cup while Deng modeled and taught others how to take out water using a black tube. Students learnt that water change overs are about taking one cup of the dirty water out and topping it up with fresh water.

Secondly, we discovered our fish had babies!! Students were ecstatic about this discovery and called Simon in to have a look. This was a great provocation for Simon and the students- we had to try and work out the best way to get the baby fish out the tanks. Between the students we had over 20 babies- wow!

Thirdly, among all the excitement students decided it was time to take home our classroom frogs. Our frogs have gone to Vanessa, Deng, Leighton and Holly. Daniel received our last remaining tad pole! Simon helped re arrange the jars to accommodate for the frogs.

It was great to see the children take responsibility for their fish and maintain their engagement.

The Birth of Jesus Christ

Today the R/1’s engaged in learning about the the birth of Jesus. Students explored all the characters included in the story such as Jesus, Mary, Joseph and acknowledged that Jesus was born in a manger, surrounded by animals and how celebrating Christmas is celebrating Jesus’ birthday.

Students then had the opportunity to explore and manipulate the story of Jesus’ birth through their 100 languages.