The Magic Bojabi Tree

Today group 2 read the story of The Magic Bojabi Tree and added to the snake coiled around the tree created by other groups. They recognised the colours of the snake in the illustrations and set about looking for these colours in the school grounds.

They worked together by helping each other look for colours. At the end of our time we all PAUSED. We pressed the pause button to slow our brains down. We had been thinking so much we needed to stop and notice our learning.

The children reflected on what had been the most challenging parts of the learning and began to give reasons why.

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The Magic Bojabi Tree

Today group 1 explored outside in the icy winds. After reading the book, The Magic Bojabi Tree, they set about creating their own snake coiled around the tree.

After adding to the snake from week 1 the children PAUSED and REFLECTED upon their learning. They noticed that it was difficult to add detail to the snake where there was lots of other items and so it was best to find a new space. They also reflected on the challenge of running about the school ground and trying to carry items. It was suggested that sometimes it is best to walk!

 

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Explorers, Group 5 – The Magic Bojabi Tree

Today group 5 read the beautiful story of The Magic Bojabi Tree by Piet Grobler and Dianne Hifmeyr. Inspired by the book the children set about creating their own python that was coiled around a tree.

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The children shared their ideas and worked collaboratively to gather lots of different colours from the school grounds to represent the colours of the snake.

When we paused and reflected on our learning thinking about how learning with others helps our own thinking. Rowan told us “it was harder learning” when you talk with others. Skye told us “When I was talking I said to someone can you help.”

 

 

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