Tuesday, 11 December 2012

World's Most Expensive Burger (Kiwi Kids News)

A New York City restaurant named Seredipity 3 has unveiled the world's most expensive hamburger.  
The burger is called the 'Le Burger Extravagant' and it sells for a whopping $295.00.
The meat patty from white truffle butter-infused Japanese Wagyu beef and then it is topped with James Montgomery cheddar cheese, black truffles and a fried quail egg.
It is served on a campagna bread roll spread with white truffle butter and even has real gold sprinkled over the top.
The bun is then topped with creme fraiche and caviar.
But dont think you can just walk in an order this burger like you do at MacDonald's. If you want it you have to order it 48 hours ahead of time as the restaurant has to get most of the ingredients in fresh.

Trip to the Moon (Kiwi Kids News)

Sightseeing holidays to the Moon could soon be a reality - if you have $1.7 billion to spare!

A new space company called Golden Spike believe they will be offering private trips to the Moon before 2020.
The company is run by former Nasa bosses and will use rocket technology that has already been developed. During the 1960s, the United States was the only country to land astronauts on the Moon and nobody has been back since because it's so expensive.
Alan Stern runs the company and hopes people will want to visit the Moon for scientific research or to make their country proud. But the cost of the trip may mean the company doesn't succeed, according to Harvard University astronomer Jonathan McDowell. He said: "This is unlikely to be the one that will pan out."

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Charlie Bit My Finger!

Did you know that this video is one of the most popular videos on youtube of all time?
It has over 499,000,000 views!
What do you think it  is about this video that makes it so popular?

Monday, 3 December 2012


Did you know that the first text message was sent 20 years ago! That was when Miss Slater was 3 years old :O

Imagine living in a world with no texts? How would your life be different now, if you couldn't text?

Do you think texting will become 'old technology' soon? If so, what do you imagine will replace it?

Dogs Driving Cars

If your could train your dog to do anything what would it be?

Make your bed?
Hang out the washing?
Cook pancakes?

Or how about drive a car?

Watch this video to see the amazing things that are happening at the South Auckland SPCA. You won't believe your eyes!

Click here!

Saturday, 10 November 2012

Ormie the Pig

The Lorax

Have you read the book The Lorax before? Or perhaps you have seen the movie?
I think The Lorax contains many important messages. What do you think the main ideas in the book/movie are?

Moving around the world

If you could visit any five countries in the world. Where would you visit and why?

Monday, 29 October 2012


Have you seen any movies by Tim Burton before? What do his movies have in common with one another?

The film is shown in black and white and tells the story of boy named Victor who tries to bring his dead pet dog (Sparky)  back to life. 

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Homework Week 1

Vocaroo is a fun website where you can record your voice! This week I would like you to chose a segment from a favourite story, poem, song or rap and record it on this website. You will have the option of 'sharing' it with me which I would love you to do as I could then pop it on our blog. My email address is nickieslater@easternhutt.school.nz

If you are not sure where to find some inspiration pick up your nearest book, write a poem yourself or check out one of the websites below. Happy recording :)



Have you heard this song yet? Even though it is very funny it has a special message.
Songs have the power to deliver messages and change our way of thinking. Have you ever listened to the lyrics of a song and been reminded of a memory in the past? Or perhaps a song has stirred up an emotion inside of you?

If you were to create a list of your favourite songs of all time, what songs would definitely be on your list?

Sunday, 7 October 2012


I hope everyone is having a lot of fun over their holidays. I wonder what interesting things everyone is doing? If you are bored and are looking for something to do, maybe you could try one of these challenges!?!

Do you like dominos?

Or maybe Lego?

Or perhaps cards?

What do you see?