Month: January 2023

Mindfulness – Haiku – SLJ Task 2022 – 2023 – Step it up – Blog Number 47

Kia Ora,

Today I did another blog post it is called Mindfulness  – Haiku.  It is  about the summer heat. I also did it on google drawing. My inspiration came when we were shopping on Queens  Street on a hot day.

It says:

A warm summer day

No wind blowing on my face

Sweat is running down.

Enjoy your Summer! I am really enjoying mine.

Spy Craft – SLJ 2022 – 2023 – Step it up – Blog Number 46

Kia Ora,

Today I did spy craft secret code. I did the step it up. Here is my code

Did you figure out the code?

I did it on google doc.

What is a secret code?

Secret codes can be viewed as a symbology, except that now different symbols encode letters instead of numbers. These symbols can be signs (like Morse code or Braille which are just encoding and not ‘secret’), or they can be other letters, or even the same letters themselves.




Long Places Names SLJ Task 2022 2023 Kick Start Blog Number 45

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Today I did long long place names. There are a lot of long names in the world.  There are more then 100 long place names in the world. Here is my slide of  long place names I hope you enjoy it. Can you even say the names? I tried but cannot.

Yoga – SLJ 2022 – 2023 – Kick Start – Blog Number 44

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Today I did some yoga. It was a lot of fun and it helps you when you are nervous or shy here. Here is my video of me doing no ordinary but mindfulness yoga It’s for all ages. Rated G.

I hope you enjoy it. Which is your favourite part? Mine is balloon breathing.


Let’s Visit Mars SLJ 2022 2023 Blog Number 43 Kick Start

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NASA sent rovers to Mars to check for water activity.  If there was water then people can also live on Mars. It was confirmed in 2008 that NASA found water activity on Mars a long time ago but now there is no water because of greenhouse gases. If we don’t look after Earth and stop climate change, someday we will also be like Mars and  all humans will die. This is Markster The Rover on the rocky surface on Mars. What do you think he will found on Mars?

Nature Rubbings – SLJ 2022-2023 – Kick Start – Blog Number 42

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Today I did nature rubbings. I found a big green leaf when John, mummy and I were walking to Westfield Newmarket. It was near Grafton Bridge in Auckland. First I put the leaf under a piece of paper and I rubbed it with my hand. When I can see the leaf veins and stem appearing, I use the pencil to do the same.  Here is my leaf rubbing.

Bush Critters – SLJ 2022-2023 – Blog Number 41

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Today I made my bush critter with seeds, leaves, grass, dried weed and paper. The leaves were from the lime tree and it smells awesome. The seeds were from the long beans.  My insect’s name is Mario. He likes to fly around the garden looking for his other friends. Together they will play insect tag till sunset. Here is a picture of Mario looking very happy because his friend is chasing him.


Poetry Slam #2 Shape Poem – SLJ 2022-2023 – Kick start – Blog number 40.

Kia Ora,

Today I did poetry slam number 2 shape poem here is the pic

It say’s


My friends and I have nicknames

For each other

Mine is Pikachu

What is yours?

I say “Pika  pika pika”

You say “What’s up bro?”

You might be laughing at me

Well go for it because you and I are buddies.

First I draw  the shape of Pikachu in  Google drawing  and write my  poem inside.  I added a  yellow background because that is  the colour of Pikachu. What is your  favourite Pokemon?

Summer Space Invaders – SLJ 2022-2023 – Kick start – Blog number 38


My name is Mark and today i want to talk about what i did. I did the Summer Space Invaders activity and i found it pretty cool but using GeoGebra was challenging. Took me  a long time to draw my space invader.

This is what my  Space invader looks like :

How the number of pixels changes the image? By adding more pixels the image will become bigger.

Do you have another explanation to this  question?

Tell me in the comments.