Monday, 3 September 2012

Celery Boats

Last week, we tried another healthy snack recipe, this time with vegetables. We made Celery Boats! It was a lot of fun - here are the photos...

Here is our recipe for celery boats...

Celery Boats

You will need...
Toppings - we used these toppings:
- peanut butter;
- cream cheese mixed with honey;
- tuna mixed with mayo;
- raisins for "sailors".
Sharp knife
Chopping Board

1. Cut the celery.
2. Spread on your topping.
3. Eat and enjoy! Yum!

Diamond's Cucumber

Angela's Carrot

Josh's Orange

Cleveland's Orange

Hemana's Apple

Ben's Blackberries

Xavier's Grapes

Friday, 31 August 2012

Big is GOOD!!

Today we had a visit from Mitre 10 Mega's Ambassador, Levi! (The guy from the TV ads). He is a champion strongman and is huge! He told us all about his strongman career and how hard he has worked. He also told us that he eats 30 eggs, one kilo of chicken, one kilo of kumara, 600g of broccoli, four bananas and protein shakes all in one day! WOW!
After Levi spoke to us, he took Amanda from our room and Max from Room 11 outside and lifted them both up! They will probably be in the Advocate tomorrow, so keep an eye out.

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Kiwi fruit by Carney

Raspberries by Brooke

Onions by Charlene

Blueberries by Lynx

Peas by Damien

Fruit Burgers

On Wednesday, we made twisty fruits! It was lots of fun. We decided that a better name for this healthy snack was Fruit Burgers, because that is what they looked like! Here are the photos...

We then had to write a recipe together for this delicious healthy snack. Here it is, in case you want to make these at home!


You will need:

Red apple
Green apple
Nashi pear
Honey (in a squeeze bottle is best)
Chopping board
Sharp knife

What to do:

1. Slice the fruit.
2. Squeeze honey onto the fruit slices.
3. Stack the fruit slices on top of each other, starting with a bottom piece and finishing with a top piece.
4. Eat!


Fruits and Vegetables

We have started a new topic this week. We are learning about healthy eating and will be exploring food groups, trialling some delicious recipes and learning about procedural writing for the rest of the term.
This week we focussed on fruits and vegetables. Each member of Room 12 selected a fruit or a vegetable. They had to go home and find out a reason why it was healthy and good for us. They did a great job! Keep an eye out for our talking pastel pictures, which explain all the things we found out about our fruit and vegetables.
We will also be posting our favourite recipes on the blog too!

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Food Faces!

Today we made funny food faces using the iPod touches. It was so much fun! We are going to be learning about healthy eating and recipes for the rest of the term, so started off the unit with this fun activity!

By Xavier

By Hemana

By Diamond

By Brooke

By Antonia

By Averil

By Josh

By Amanda

By Angela

By Lennix

By Damien

By Ben

Don't they look cool? Well done Room 12!

Monday, 20 August 2012


Room 12 are class of the week this week! Congratulations! We were picked because Mr Prchal watched us do some fantastic maths last week and noticed that we had made great progress. I am so proud of you Room 12!

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Brooke is a SUPER WRITER!

Brooke wrote a fantastic independent story today! I am so proud of her!

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Welcome Lynx!

We have a new student in Room 12! Welcome Lynx!

Making Ten

We have had a terrific start to the term here in Room 12! On Thursday we explored the number 10! We are going to be learning all about the number ten and making lots of bundles of ten this term!

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

A fun day doing the Fun Five!

When I am working with a maths group, the rest of the class is allowed to do the 'Fun Five' - five fantastic activities that they help choose at the beginning of our Maths lesson.  Last week, I had finished with my groups, and I went to see what the kids had been up to.  They had been VERY busy creating some amazing things!  Here is a video...

Aren't they so very clever?

Friday, 1 June 2012

The three billy goats gruff

Today we read the three billy goats gruff for Fairy Tale Maths. We played a game with the goats. We had a dice that had 5 sad faces and 1 happy face. If we rolled a sad face, the goat was eaten by the troll. If we got a happy face, the goat made it across the bridge.
We decided that this dice was very unfair. Angela figured out that a dice with 3 happy faces and 3 sad faces was much fairer.

We decided that it was much easier playing with the fair dice. Jessie-Rose explained that no one in her team got across when they used the unfair dice!
Great work Room 12!