Team Piwakawaka Distance Learning Page 2021

Team Piwakawaka

“Must Do” Online Set Learning Tasks

Online Learning Platform

Link to Student Login

Parent Information

Guidelines for students

Mathematics Online learning (Through Google Meets)

Students will join daily online Mathematics lessons through Google Meets. The link will be sent to each student’s gmail account.

mathletics.com/

Students will have set tasks to complete. Feel free to explore Live Mathletics, Rainforest Maths, MultiVerse and Mysterious Mansion. We encourage students to practise Live Mathletics to improve their recall of basic facts.

stepsweb.com

X1 unit strand a week. STEPs improve your child’s spelling, vocabulary, sentence and word work.

sunshineclassics.co.nz

Stories and activities correspond to the students reading level. Stories are available for students to complete at their own pace.

“Can Do” Tasks (Hard Material Distance Learning Packs)

Hard Materials

Guidelines for students

Handwriting – Years 0-2

Optional – 1-2 pages per day

Homework Study Books – Some students have been allocated books they did not finish last year and some have been allocated new books for this year. Not all students have these books.

Optional for students who wish to complete extra home learning

Additional Handouts: Some students have been allocated additional support material such as Letter formation. Magic Words, Word Cards etc.

Well being

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Fun mindfulness and yoga activities for active screen time.

Storylineonline.net

Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, caregivers and educators. Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading.

Check out the

Auckland Zoo webcam!

This will be up and running shortly but for now students can watch the recent livestreams -watching the family of otters splashing around in the water is so relaxing!

Go wild with the Auckland Zoo Kids Club which has plenty of fun activities and information about your favourite animals.

Feel good activity chart

ie: Play cards, build a play space.

(From http://www.sparklers.org.nz)

Feel good activities chart 2

Ie. leave a chalk note for someone, gratitude ideas

(From http://www.sparklers.org.nz)

Stay Connected

Phone, video chat or write a letter to a family member or friend. See how they are doing and share what you have been doing in your bubble.

Juicy, Crispy, Crunch

Slow down, use your senses and enjoy the moment.

Belly breathingSesame Street Video

Need to relax? Learn how to use belly breathing to calm your body and your mind.

Letterbox cricket!

Something for the whole family!

Make your walks more interesting and do some math too!

What I Am

Believe in yourself and you can achieve what you put your mind to. You can keep on getting stronger!

(From Sesame Street)

Fun Zone

Aucklandmuseum.com

Discover Auckland Museum online with virtual tours, interactive quizzes and more.

Teach Your Monster to Read

Learn all about the letters of the alphabet and sounds they make while teaching your monster to read.

Pobble365

Stuck for ideas on what to write about? Pick a picture from this website and talk about it with your family. Write a sentence or story about it.

Kitchen Science Watch fun episodes of Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl & The Imaginauts) and her helpers as they create fun and exciting science experiments that you can do at home.

Some activities – A candle made out of a nut? A soap-powered boat? A chicken in a cup? It’s all possible on Kitchen Science.

ANZAC Biscuit recipe

I Feel Better When I’m Dancing

Have a break! Get your family together with some of your favourite songs and have a dance party. This is a great way to be active and have some fun at the same time.

Leaf Threading

Fine motor activity threading leaves. Find Autumn leaves and happy threading!

Make rolled paper beads

Create a necklace or bracelet!

Kidspot Science Activities

Simple science experiments you can do at home with your kids are a fun way to introduce children of all ages to basic scientific concepts. Find easy science experiments now with easy to follow step by step instructions.

Making Table Creation

-Using recycled containers around the house, what creation can you make?

Crash Course Kids Science

This is a great channel that makes science fun! Kids can learn about gravity, the food chain, engineering, space and more, in a way that is easy for growing minds to digest

Puppets

Create a puppet at home using whatever materials you have available. Once it is made you can have hours of fun playing games, telling stories or even put on a show for your family.

Origami Projects for kids.

Some origami tutorials are photo tutorials, and some are diagrams. Print out the diagrams to have the instructions on-hand while you complete the project.

Make cute cat finger puppets or little paper boats that float. Share your creations with us!

Origami Frogs Video tutorial -something to try with mum or dad.