What can we learn about science from toys ?

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 18, 2013

We have been doing a really great inquiry – all about toys and how they work. We have learned new words like gravity and friction and how lots of toys need “push and pull ” to make them move and work. We have made toys out of cardboard boxes and have made puppets, windmills, whirligigs, colour wheels and lots of others. Toys can work/move with wind, batteries and lots of other different things. We are collecting old broken toys and trying to work out what made them work. This unit has been great and we have learned a lot. Oscar , Hamish, Ali and Hannah. Junior M

OUR DAY AT THE GALLERY

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 21, 2013

NGV excursion on PhotoPeach

Our Vegie Garden

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 20, 2013

We have now started planting our Vegie Garden. Quite a few of us put in seedlings donated to us by Masters. We also have new gardening gloves and lots of mulch and tools. It is really exciting and we are looking forward to weeding and seeing how they grow and develop. We will give them lots of T L C. We planted silver beet, some herbs, strawberries (yum) , cauliflower and some carrots.   Oscar, Jennifer, Akuac, Emma, Hamish and Sienna.

Our Visit To The Gallery

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 20, 2013

It was an awesome day. We had great fun and got to know a lot about paintings.  Ali

Today was the best day I can ever remember. Raphael

I loved it when the bus broke down. Jake

My favourite part was the Art class and Ingrid showed us a great way to do collage. Sienna

We had good fun in the HUGE art room. Oscar

I didn’t like the corrugated iron art. Annie

We all had a really great day and we played in a big playground. Ben

My mum came and helped and I was really happy. Will P

The Ian Potter Gallery of Victoria, Federation Square, Melbourne.

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 6, 2013

We had a great day at the Gallery and we also went to Acmi. We went with a lady called Ingrid, who told us all about some of the paintings in the gallery and the story behind them. We also had an Art lesson in the Gallery Art Room and made collages about our family and our story. We saw the different ways that stories can be told in Acmi and had a great time. The only drawback was that our bus broke downcoming home but we got home safe and sound. We were late but our Mums and Dads waited for us. We had a great excursion.

Thoughts On Our Seniors Lunch

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on June 28, 2013

At lunch on Friday I helped make sandwiches. First we put on the cloths. Then I put on gloves. Then I grated carrot. Some fell in one of my gloves. It was fun.  Ben

On Friday the Juniors at St Lukes invited the Senior Parishioners to lunch to celebrate and finish our inquiry: FOOD. First we made salad sandwiches, then we served some pumpkin soup. After that we did the Locomotion, which is our concert this year. We then went and had our own lunch. When it was time to go back, we said some final words then went back to class. It had been a busy day, a really busy day. Will H

Last Friday was the Senior’s Lunch. We met new people and we made food for them. It was fun. The most embarassing thing was the dance. I had a great time. Then it was Junior KF’s turn. They made fruit salad. We made salad sandwiches. I had a fantastic time and they enjoyed it. Do you like to dance? Jake

On Friday it was the Senior’s Lunch. We made food. The other class made Fruit Salad and we made Salad Sandwiches. All the grades did a song. At the start the Mums gave out Pumpkin Soup. Akuac.

On Friday it was Senior’s Lunch.  We set the tables and then we made sandwiches.  I made two salad sandwiches with carrot, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, ham and chicken.  The Mum’s gave out the pumpkin soup.  Then we gave out the sandwiches.  Next we did the Locomotion. It is a song and dance.  We cleaned the tables.  We went back to class. We had lunch early and then we went back to the hall.  We cleaned up the fruit salad.  I loved it.  Hamish

On Friday Junior M and Junior KF mde lunch for the Seniors’. We made sandwiches and Junior KF made fruit salad.  The Mum’s served the soup.  Junior M served sandwiches and Junior KF served fruit salad.  We did the Locomotion.  Do you know how to dance?  Sienna T

On Friday it was a busy day because the Juniors’ did Seniors’ Lunch.  Junior M did a dance it is called the Locomotion.  Junior M served salad sandwiches.  It was fun.  Do you know the song Locomotion? Jacob

On Friday we did lunch for the Senior parishoners.  Junior M made two sandwiches each.  We put some ham and cheese and tomato and lettuce and cucumber in them.  We served our sandwiches.  Junior KF served some soup.  Junior M took the soup plates back.  We all did our dance it was called the Locomotion.  We did a good job.  It was fun.  Do you wish you were there?  Jennifer

On Friday At school we had a very busy day. We invited the senior parishioners to have lunch with us. We made sandwiches with lettuce,tomato,ham chicken and grated carrot. We served pumpkin soup and fruit salad.We served. It was fun.We did our school production item called Locomotion. Then we went back to class. We talked to the guests and read some facts about what we have been learning. It was scary but fun. Then it was finished. It was a good experience. Do you wish you were there?  Natasha

At the Senior’s lunch we did the Locomotion. Can you dance? I love dancing. Raphael 

We served lunch for the senior’s We made sandwiches and fruit salad and both grades did dancing but not at the same time. We decorated the hall and cleaned up.We did it because we are learning about food. We had a busy day but a good one. What is your favourite food?

We made lunch. We made sandwiches and fruit salad. We used lettuce, cucumber, carrot ham and tomato. They were yum. I think the Seniors enjoyed too. Aly

We helped make sandwiches and fruit salad. I put tablecloths on the tables and we decorated the hall. We made menus. We cleaned up the mess I hope they enjoyed it . What would be your favourite thing to make? Keira.

Which food would you like best ? We had lots of fun.

We set the tables and put on table cloths and flowers. It was fun and exciting . I like flowers on the table . Do you? Hannah

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Parishioner’s Lunch

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on June 18, 2013

This Friday June 21st Junior M and Kf are hosting a luncheon for the Senior parishioners. This is our action to finish our unit on helthy eating and good food. We are preparing and serving some exciting things to eat, Pumpkin Soup, Salad Sandwiches, Fruit Salad with Cream, Tea, Coffee and Biscuits. We hope they enjoy it. We are really looking forward to it. Some mums are coming to help us prepare the food. It should be a really good day. We will post some photos after and tell you all about it.

Artists at work. Temporary art in the Junior grades.

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on June 17, 2013

We used lots of different types of fruit and vegetables to make pictures. We used potatoes , apples, beans, carrots , cuuliflower, brussel sprouts, bread , rice and lots more. We were very pleased with our pictures. What do you think?

Temporary food art on PhotoPeach

JUNIOR M and JUNIOR KF Gardening club. Watch this space!

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on May 28, 2013

Over the next couple of weeks the juniors are taking ownership of the 3 garden beds in the back playground. We plan to plant all kinds of vegies and interesting things according to the seasons. Any suggestions and advice would be much appreciated and most helpful to us. Donations of cuttings and seedlings would be gratefully accepted. Please let us know what you think. We have to weed and fertilise the garden beds and get them ready for for planting. The Juniors who are interested in helping with the garden will work during part of lunch, once a week. Do you think this is a good idea?

Juniors’ Fitness and Other News

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Posted by jomac | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on May 7, 2013

We have been going through a fitness programme with Junior KF every Friday and have been getting very fit . We run around the running track , do races with hurdles and lots of games to practice ball handling skills. We are sure this is going to help us and it also is connected to our inquiry this term . Our inquiry question is ” How does the food we eat affect our health and wellbeing?”

We are having a food Carousel and are going to sample lots of various dishes that our Mums are making. We are looking forward to experiencing different kinds of food. It really is quite exciting. We will keep you posted as to how the food tasted.

This Sunday is Mother’s day and we have made bookmarks and little plaques out of icy pole sticks andjigsaw pieces that say “I love you to pieces” They look really great. Did you make anything special for your Mum or are you just going to spoil her on Sunday?

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