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Thursday, 2 April 2015

Malama Honua meets Manaiakalani

On Tuesday, 24 March, all Manaikalani schools (including both Sommerville School and Stonefields School) went to Pt. England beach to meet some incoming waka from Hokulea (www.hokulea.com). Maxinne, Ruby, and Harley participated in a haka powhiri to welcome visitors from Hawaii, who sailed their waka to Aotearoa New Zealand by using the stars of the Manaiakalani constellation as their only guide.

 We met visitors from Hawaii and high-fived them. -Ruby

We went to Pt. England beach. We saw our friends from Sommerville and Stonefields. -Harley

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Gingerbread Man

For Big Book, we read the story of The Gingerbread Man.


Because we are want to make connections with our learning, we decided to make our own gingerbread man cookies for our Friday cooking activity.


We're sure glad none of our gingerbread men ran off when we took them out of the oven!