Tirohia kia mārama, Whāwhāngia kia rangona te hā
Observe to gain enlightenment, participate to feel the essence
Over several days the Central Kids Strathmore Kindergarten van was used to take small groups of tamariki to close by Port Ohope. The tamariki dug holes, drew with sticks, had a picnic, looked for crabs, ran in the open space, made sandcastles, poured water and explored on the edge of the Ohiwa Harbour.
Student’s learning is more meaningful when it is built on their previous experiences and relates to their lives.