How To Make Lemonade, Frozen Yoghurt and Jelly

In writing, we have been learning to make lemonade, frozen yoghurt and jelly using a procedure. These types of procedures are called recipes.

Some of us have to eat our food tomorrow because it takes a long time to be ready (it needs to turn into a solid before we eat it), but some of us get to have it today.

We learnt that sometimes they don’t number the steps. Instead they put it all into one paragraph. We thought this is harder than when they use dot points.

The procedures helped us to know how to make foods and drinks. It was  easier than we thought to do it ourselves (except for the kettle part because the water is too hot, so you need an adult to help you).

These are the recipes we used:

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Hairy Harry

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Aim:: To make a plant called hairy harry.

Materials:

  • googley eyes.
  • 1 stocking leg.
  • 1 plastic cup.
  • 1 small handful of grass seeds.
  • 1 full cup of soil.
  • Glue stick.
  • Water

Steps:

  1. Open the stocking and push it in the cup and stretch the stocking over the cup.
  2. Take a palm full of seeds and tip the seeds in to the cup.
  3. Tip the soil into the cup.
  4. Tie a knot on the top of the stocking.
  5. Squish the stocking.
  6. Turn the stocking so you can not see it.
  7. Get 2 googley eyes and stick them down on the cup or on the stocking.
  8. Spray the hairy harry.
  9. Put your hairy harry in the sun.

Written by Isabel and Willow

Christopher the Butterfly

cooltext1804822492Photo 60 1While we have been learning about our big idea of CHANGE we have been lucky enough to have some butterfly chrysalises in our learning neighbourhood. They are caterpillars that are still in their cocoon, waiting to hatch into a beautiful butterfly. While we watch their lifecycle we are seeing change in nature.

When Mrs Malloch took the last one home to look after on the weekend, the chrysalis hatched.

Cade thought that the butterfly was a boy because of the colours of its markings.

We took a vote and named our new butterfly ‘Christopher’ before choosing some people to set him free in the garden.

Zara, Maryam, Olivia F and Tanisha took him outside and set him free and took some photos and a video while they did it.

Photo 53 from Emily Fintelman on Vimeo.

You can visit this website to learn more about the butterfly lifecycle

http://www.kidsbutterfly.org/life-cycle 

What surprised you most about the changes in our chrysalises and butterflies?

What other things in nature can go through changes? How do they change?