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Looking For Shapes!

Posted on by Katarina Serepisos

What an awesome day we had going on a shape hunt around the school! The children have been learning about shapes this term in the pumpkin patch and we decided…

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Enjoying the Winter Sun!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Because we have had quite a days of cold and wet weather, the Pumpkin Patch haven’t been out for their daily run/walk on the track as often as they would…

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Filling a Bucket!

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

In the Pumpkin Patch this week, we have been learning about how to ‘fill a bucket”. It’s a way of encouraging kindness and positive behaviour using the concept of an…

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Play Based Learning in the Pumpkin Patch!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Here are some photos of our lovely Pumpkin Patch children enjoying some student agency together. It is wonderful to see their happy interactions with each other as they either pretend…

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Making Tikis

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

We have been making Tikis in the Pumpkin Patch. We looked at the different designs that we could add to our tikis and the general shape of them and used…

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A Very Messy Afternoon!

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

Pumpkin Patch and Room 16 had a great time exploring with some mucky, wet, messy activities this afternoon. The kids had a ball – all the squeals and giggles confirmed…

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Pumpkin Patch Celebrating Samoan Language Week

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

This week is Samoan Language Week and the kids in the Pumpkin Patch have been learning lots! We have looked at some basic greetings and farewells, numbers to 10 and…

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A joyous Kapa Haka session!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

The children from the Pond and Pumpkin Patch had a wonderful Kapa Haka session on Thursday requesting their favourite songs that they have been learning during the year With Matua…

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Shark Attack!

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

Carrying on with our Shark Week, the kids all learnt to play a modified version of the game, Seaweed, which we renamed “Shark Attack!”. Pumpkin Patch kids are now becoming…

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Pumpkin Patch Roving Reporters!

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

We have been discovering all about Sharks this week in the Pumpkin Patch. We sent out our Roving Reporters with a daily question for our friends around the school. Keily…

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Crabs, Crayfish & Crawlies!

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

This week in the Pumpkin Patch we have been learning all about crustaceans! We have looked into crabs, crayfish and koura (crawlies). We have inquired about crab fishing in different…

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Glad to be Back!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

The Children in Pumpkin Patch seemed¬†¬†to have settled very quickly back into school life after the holidays, enjoying their time together again through play and chatting about what they did…

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Celebrating our Differences!

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

Our letter for last week was the letter P. Room’s 9 & 10 were learning about people and how different we all are from each other. One difference we looked…

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Kapa Haka Week 10

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

Room’s 9, 10, and 16 have enjoyed several weeks of Kapa Haka with Matua Whaitiri and you can see how much they are gaining in confidence as they slowly learn…

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Our Lovely Pumpkin Patch Children!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Here are a couple of photos taken of Room’s 9 & 10 sitting very nicely in their lines on the mat. The photos were taken over 2 days as children…

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A Special Visitor!

Posted on by Deborah Barnden

Pumpkin Patch have been learning all about lizards recently and that we have skinks and tuataras in New Zealand. So it was lovely of Mrs Poole to bring a skink…

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Making Playdough

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Marlie, Daisy, Marlon and Finn had a great time helping me make some playdough in the staff room on Friday. We all took turns in adding the ingredients and mixing…

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A Visit by the Children from ABC Childcare Centre

Posted on by Deborah Barnden

Last week Pumpkin Patch had a visit from the children who attend the ABC Childcare Centre in Stokes Valley. It was lovely to see them all happily playing together using…

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Room’s 9, 10 & 16 loving their Time in Kapa Haka!

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

The children from Pumpkin Patch and the Pond have spent the last 2 weeks learning new waiatas at Kapa Haka with Matua Whaitiri & Matua Vinnie. Here are some photos…

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Habitats

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

This week in The Pumpkin Patch we have been learning all about Habitats. We have looked at the habitats of various animals and talked a lot about our own habitats….

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