Room 3 children then formed partnerships to work with children and adults from the Kindy, with their role being to teach them how to create their own instrument. It gave us plenty to reflect on back in the classroom, but judging by the finished works, we didn't do to badly. It is a good opportunity to reflect back on our teaching steps and re-visit working the clay by recording how to make putangitangi in this week's classroom writing focus, which is procedural writing.
After the workshop the Kindy visited Room 1 for a while and then enjoyed morning break in our playground. A beautiful morning tea was shared by all. The children loved free play, in the sand pit and on our cool adventure playground!
Room 2 then took Waihi Kindy on a tour of our Edible gardens and native area. Waihi Kindy then presented Mr B and the school a taonga for our hard work. It is a beautiful koru which marks the beginning of new life and continual growth. Thank you Kate and Waihi Kindy for visiting us, we look forward to seeing you all again soon and helping to fire your putangitangi in a natural ash method.