<![CDATA[Manuka 2015... - Mao]]>Sat, 02 Jan 2016 14:12:02 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Sunny's First Dive]]>Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:28:16 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/holidaysIn the holidays we went to Rakaia Gorge. It was fun and the water was really cold. We took our dog Sunny with us  but she was scared when we took her to the shallow pond. She loved it but she did not know how deep it actually was!!!! Sunny stepped in the  pond and started dog paddling really fast. Tamaki my sister who was holding Sunny got pulled in the water until they got to the other side. The water went up to Tamaki's waist!!! And to cross the pond again Mum on the other side said "come!" so Sunny dived in. It was a really good dive except she forgot to tuck her chin in so it ended up as a belly flop but she did kick off the hedge!!!!!
When Sunny dived in Tamaki got splashed!! And once again draged Tamaki in the water. So that was Sunny's really first dive and that is what I did in the holidays.]]>
<![CDATA[ski and skate day]]>Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:16:24 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/ski-and-skate-dayLast Friday the whole Arrowsmith had ski/skate day. I choose skiing because I decided that I have not been skiing before so I will do it . next year I am going to do skating. At the skiing place  played with my friend Alex. keeping control of  the skis and the snow boots were really heavy. But after a while the skis got really heavy and me and Alex got too tired so we took our skis off and started to play in the soft powdery snow we tried to climb the little steep hill near the magic carpet. it was really hard to climb!!! We went home at 3.00 o'clock. ski/skate day was so much fun!!!!]]><![CDATA[What I Have Enjoyed At School]]>Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:31:10 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/what-i-have-enjoyed-at-school1This week have enjoyed......


I have enjoyed what have I enjoyed??? I do not know do you know ?? I do not know because I was home Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday because I was SICK. I guess I enjoyed it because I got to stay in bed and drink ginger ale I also got to eat strawberries  it was yummy the bad part is on Monday my Dad and my whole family got subway and I was so sick I could not eat it I was sad. it was also sad not being able to go to school but being at home was more fun!!!!!!!!!]]>
<![CDATA[winter sports!!!!]]>Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:49:34 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/winter-sportsA Few days ago we did winter tournament. Winter tournament is when you get to choose a sport but it has to be one of these ones:
*rugby
*soccer
*netball
*hockey
I chose soccer. On Tuesday and Thursday we did a practice for one hour until 3:00 soccer is really fun it was my first time playing it!!!
Except I was really bad at hand ball!! At the winter tournament soccer went to play at the ashburton domain. I was in the b team. We played st joseph, long beach hampsted and the rest I forgot!!!!!! We also played Tinwald c team!! We won against Tinwald 2&1. We won another game but I forgot who we played so in total we won 2 games I was impressed!!


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<![CDATA[availll!!]]>Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:04:48 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/availllThis week my class and all the Arrowsmith people started availll. Availll is where you watch a movie with sub titles and you do a lot of activities it is very fun. The availll continues for another 2 weeks. This week we watched a movie called Horton hears a who by dr. seuss. The movie is very intersing. It is about a elephant that fins a speck but the speak is a really strange  speak people live on the speck the city  on the speak is called whovill and in that city live a mayer that has 96 daughters and 1 son called jojo.

For that movie we did a range of activities these are some of the activities
* word hunt
*synonym search
* last word
and much more!!!
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<![CDATA[speeches!!!!!]]>Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:57:06 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/speechesThis term we are going to do our school speeches. Our topic is about that if you were a native NZ animal what will you be. I decided I will do the NZ fur seal and so did my friends Lydia and Alex.

To start our speeches we get a little booklet with all the things you have to have in your speech. In your speech you have to put in why you want to be this animal. I said that I want to be a NZ fur seal is because that I could warm up in the hot sun and swim around with my friends.

I am not very looking forward to present my speech in front of my whole class. Every year I let myself down by being nervous, so this years goal is to not get scared!! ]]>
<![CDATA[Making Yummy Fluffy Cupcakes At Home!!!!!]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 05:20:28 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/making-yummy-fluffy-cupcakes-at-home Picture
On 22nd of June I made yummy cupcakes at home. I had two goes of making the cupcakes. The first time my mum helped me but the second time I did it all by myself!! But the second time I got a bit too carried away and put in 1 cup milk when it was meant to be 1/2 cup milk . Even though that happened the cupcakes ended up tasting delicious... but really sticky!!!! The cupcakes were really fluffy like it's name!!!

so if you want to try making this cup cake read the recipie below. good luck!!!


ingredients:
*125 grams butter
*1 cup chelsea white sugar ( can be brown sugar)
*1 1/4  cup self rasing flour
*2 eggs
*1/2 CUP MILK!!!!
* one teaspoon vannila essence
* pinch of salt

method:
  1. preheat oven to180 degree. grease and flour a 12x1/2 cup capacity cupcake tin
  2. place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat for 10 minutes or until smooth
  3. divide mixture between prepared cake tin and bake for 10-12 mins or until cake springs back to the touch
  4. remove and transfer on a wire rack to cool it down
  5. put it down on a plate....
  6. and ENJOY



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<![CDATA[what I have enjoyed at school]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 05:03:49 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/what-i-have-enjoyed-at-schoolAt school I loved going to the library. I enjoyed this because I got this really interesting story called Demon Dentist. The book is by David Walliams, have you read some of his books???? I love this author because he is funny and good at writing books. The top 3 books that I like by David Walliams is
* Awful Auntie
*Ratburger 
*Demon Dentist.
Demon Dentist is a interesting story so let me tell you the blurb of the book........
Darkness had come to the town. Strange things were happening at the dead of night. Children would put a tooth under their pillow for the tooth fairy, but in the morning they would wake up to find...a dead slug; a live spider, hundreds of earwigs creeping and crawling beneath their pillow evil was at work. but who or what was behind it?
  
characters are: ( from left) alfie, a boy with rotten teeth, raj, a newsagent, miss root a dentist, fang her cat, whinne a social worker, dad alfie's dad and gabz, a little girl.
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<![CDATA[Run Run Run!!!!!]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 04:41:51 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/run-run-runAhhhhhhhhh!!!! The time has come. My Dad is going to pick me up from school  and go to the A&P SHOW GROUNDS!!!!!!!! As I walk slowly to Dad's car, I feel butterflies flying in my tummy. The car starts as I sat nervously on the car seat. Finally we get there. The butterflies are not going away in fact they are just growing bigger and bigger. Then it is my turn to run 2km. I am so nervous I can't even feel my body as I go walk to the starting line. We do warm ups and stretches. READY, SET... BEEP!!!!!!!!! I run off with shaking legs. I run and run to catch up to my friend Kasey. Soon she runs out of sight I run fastest i'v ever ran. then I start to see Kasey again she looks as if she is puffed too. See starts walking, now I walk too and catch up to her. She is painting like she just finished running from Christchurch to Ashburton. I can finally see the finish line spray painted white. I run  and run even though I didn't feel myself running. As I walk to my seat i scream to myself, "YAY I've finished the race!!!!!" People that had raced with me are chatting about what placing they think they came. I just sat there and did not say anything because the thing I knew was that...........I did my B.E.S.T!!!!!
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<![CDATA[Pitch Perfect 2!!!!!!]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 06:35:06 GMThttp://manuka2015.weebly.com/mao/pitch-perfect-2On Saturday I went to the movies with my friend Lydia, at 5:50 p.m. As I waited in my room I  looked at the clock. Tick tock tick tock the clock was striking at 5:00 p.m.I waited a little more till I burst out of the room shouting "Its 5:30p.m!!!" we had to leave at 5:30 because we had to pick up Lydia at her house.

As I ran off to the car as fast as my legs could carry me. I sat down on the car seat and put on my seatbelt on we set off really fast.We reached Lydia's house I shot out of the car and called her over to the car.Lydia and I got into the car and went to the movies.

as Lydia and I waited in the huge line at the counter my legs got tired and even more tired. finally it is our turn to order juice and popcorn I chose sprite and Lydia chose cola. We seated our selfs in a comfy  seat and waited for the movie to begin.
ACTORS!!!! 
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