Saturday, May 24, 2014

Zoomslide fun

The zoomslide is always a popular addition to our outdoor environment. The confidence shown by the children always amazes us. Many throw themselves off the top of the platform with theatrics and gusto. Oh, how cool it would be to be four!!

Friday, May 16, 2014

Louise visits us from Australia

We love it when we have visitors ... and even more so when they share some of their homeland stories with us. Thanks Louise.

Item day at Botany Downs School

Monday, May 12, 2014

Making loom bracelets

We were intrigued when Chavela shared her loom bracelet for news. The teachers said that it reminded them of french knitting, but with rubber bands. Chavela's Mum offered to share some looms and rubber bands with us. We wondered if the children would be able to do the inticate process, but we needn't have worried after just a couple of lessons they were away. What a cool way to promote concentration and fine motor skills! We have purchased some more from ... http://www.paylessnz.com/index.php?cPath=4