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J.Jay’s Spud Man

Today in play,/ I made a Spud man.

He has eyes, one arm, a flag nose, eyes in the top of his head, two ears and his other arm is an ear.

He is a spy and can do magic.

His flag nose helps to blow away the stinky stuff.

His eyes in his head lets him see the clouds.

His big ear arm is good for listening.

jjay spud labelled


Our farm animals

Codie's farm

Kane's farm

Today I started to make a farm with Kane. We made  two paddocks and put some animals in them.

I made a list of the dangerous animals. They are dangerous because they can kill other animals. I liked writing the list. Kane

I made a list of the farm animals and then counted them. I had 22 animals. I liked writing the animals because it is fun writing. I learnt how to write hippopotamus.

By Codie


Brad’s farm

I went to the Lego story set today in discovery play.

I made a farm.

It had a hedge that grows gold. The chains helped the vegetables to grow better because it had water coming out of it. The water helps the plants to grow.

It had four trees.

I felt good because I like making lego because you can use your imagination to make stuff.

By Brad 🙂


Look what I made in Discovery Play

Look what I made in Discovery Play

brad map

Halving a square

Today we investigated edges and corners of squares that had been halved.
The challenge was to work in groups of four to create different pictures where the edges had to be the same size. Check out our excellent work.






Back in POD 1 – I missed you guys!

This year I am back working and learning with the students and teachers in POD 1 and it is very exciting.

One of the most amazing things I hear nearly everyday is students saying how ‘great they are at maths and counting!’

I’ve been watching and talking with the kids as they play some math games and explore maths and this has to be one of my favourite games. Kebab maths is a quick game and as you can see in the video below, the kids are very good at both playing the game and explaining whole and parts of numbers.

What is your favourite maths game? Let me know by commenting below. You could do this at home or with your class mates.

New authors on the block

Today in our morning discovery play session two new authors began to create a book about play at Yuille Park CC.

Rebecca and Charli started with creating a story map about the different play centres in the POD and brainstormed words that they might write about in each area. They then went and took some pictures of children playing in the Pod and the writing began.

They used ‘My Story’ which is a great app that lets you write stories, draw pictures, add sound and be creative by adding in all sorts of stickers. They haven’t finished their books yet but we thought we would share a ‘sneak preview’ of what a book looks like as it is coming together.

My Story is a great app for creative young authors

We will share the finished books on here soon. Check out a sneak peak of Rebecca’s book here