Thursday, April 29, 2010

One Wet Day

Last week on Tuesday it was pouring with rain. It was very sad because kids and other people picking up there children had to try and walk home. Some people were lucky because they got to get in a car. But some got soaking wet. I really felt sad for them and some had to wait for the rain to stop before they could make their journey home. It rained for a long time. Were you soaked when there was a down pour of rain? Well I was, sort of. We were screaming and there were LOTS of people who were waiting for the rain to stop. It was like flooding hard out, and I could hear my own shoes squelching as I walked.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Step 3 of our school learning model: Questioning

This term our topic is Active Earth. We are going to be learning about Volcanoes and Earthquakes. Here are some questions that I'm hoping to find answers for. If you know any answers to these questions please leave me a comment.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Trip to Rangitoto Island

We got there and the view was breath taking. Have you travelled on a ferry? Well today I am travelling to Rangitoto. When we got on the boat I was full of excitement. We were sitting on the 3rd level which is on top of the ferry. When we got there we got to sit in seats while the tractor towed us around on a tour of Rangitoto. The driver stopped near some stairs and said “The summit is all the way up there”. “Three hundred and sixty five steps” he said. But I didn’t hear I was too busy walking up the stairs, it was a long way having to walk all the way. Then we had to go back to our seats. We had another stop near these piles of volcanic rocks. It was all kinds of shapes. Then I could feel something wet touch my face. Oh no! It’s raining, we all had to get back into our seats. But it eventually stopped and we got to go to the beach. I wrote my name in the sand. Finally we had lunch and got on the boat and went home.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Jungle World Mini Golf

Click on the picture above to find out more about this place.

Do you like playing golf? Well I don’t because I have to roll around everywhere. My job is to try and get in the hole by the golfer. He hits me and Im suppose to go in to the hole. When I get to the difficult holes, I really hate it because it takes long. Plus you have to roll around too much. When me and my golfer got to the 18th hole I hopped off the course and landed in the pond and drowned. From this day on, I am still waiting for someone to come and grab me out of there. Here's my movie.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Shout Easter Weekend

Do you go to church? I went to our church conference called Shout. It was held at the Aotea Centre during the long weekend. When I went to the kids programme, I wanted to play pool with the other boys. But the next day, I finally got to play because that was my first time. At the Shout conference we had this preacher called Reggie Dabbs. He travels the world and tells lots of people about God and his Son Jesus. It was funny because he used lots of jokes and he was good at playing the saxophone too. The songs he played on his saxophone were very cool. I liked Reggie Dabbs, he’s a cool guy. This is a short clip of him playing the saxophone.

Monday, April 12, 2010

First game of the season

"1,2,3 Leopards!" Hi, I play for Otahuhu Rugby League Club Under 10s. On Saturday 10th April it was the kick start to the all junior league games here in Auckland. We played against the Otara Mustangs. We beat them by four tries thats not bad for the first game. Here is some footage from my game.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Pool Table in the Holidays

Have you played pool? Well it all started when I went to church at kids programme. I was playing pool table with my friends and ever since I've been hooked. I like to play it almost every day if my mum would let me. We go up to the spacie parlour up in Manukau across from the old movie theatre. It only costs $1. Here is my movie showing you how well I play so far.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Rainbows End Part 2

Here's the second part to my trip to Rainbows End. It was heaps of fun.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Rainbows End Part 1

Two weeks ago, I went to Rainbows End it was great. Have you been there? The first ride that I went on was the Gold Rush. It was ok I guess. The only problem I have with it, is that it's not that long. The next ride I went on was the Log Flume. I liked it because it gets you all wet. I sort of got tired from walking one ride to the next. It was very tiring. Here is my first part of my trip, watch this space for the next one.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

European Migration to New Zealand

This is my animation about Europeans coming to New Zealand during the 1800s. I created this using Hyperstudio.