Author Archives: Mrs Buckby

Room 4 Maker Space

One of the most popular places in room 4 would have to be our ‘MAKER TABLE’. It’s a place where students can go to be creative, solve problems and work together to make things. Every week Mrs Buckby and Mrs Bakker … Continue reading

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Term 4 Inquiry

In term 4 we will become inventors and we discover and create things that help people to do things in their lives. We think the Kid President has a lot of good ideas about being an inventor. Check out the … Continue reading

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100 days of School!

Recently we held a class party to celebrate our 100th day of school for 2015! We have been counting the days since the start of term 1 by placing a bottle top in a plastic bag each day. When we … Continue reading

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Book Week 2015

What a fantastic week we have had celebrating Children’s Book Week! The theme for the celebrations this year was ‘Books Light up our World’ and we sure did LIGHT UP the Mercy room with our Book Week Parade! Check out … Continue reading

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Inquiry – Spot the Difference!

This term our Inquiry unit is called ‘Spot the Difference’. We will be investigating what changes happen to food when we do things to it. So far, it has been LOTS of fun! We’ve discovered that some food changes when … Continue reading

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End of semester 1

Custom Glitter Text We have had such a fantastic first half to the year in room 4! Mrs Buckby and Mrs Bakker are SO proud of all of our students. We can’t wait to see what we can achieve together … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money!

We are learning all about Australian notes and coins during maths lessons in room 4.  These are some of the things we’re doing: – Describing the features of the Australian notes and coins – Ordering money according to it’s value – … Continue reading

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Moving and Grooving in Room 4!

Because we work so hard in room 4 we often take little ‘brain breaks’. When we take these breaks we usually play a quick game or do something that gets us moving for a few minutes. Recently we’ve been joining our … Continue reading

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Special Guest Post From Austin!

We have been writing explanation texts in room 4 this term. We know that an explanation text explains How or Why something happens. We also know that pictures or diagrams help to explain something. Austin is pleased to share his … Continue reading

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Inquiry

This term our Inquiry unit focuses on Earth Science with our topic being ‘Changes Over Time’. We’ve ‘wondered’ and began to investigate how and why our sky and landscape change over time. Some students were ‘wondering’ why our moon looks different in … Continue reading

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