Our class is doing a project about Australia. We made flags and lots of Australian animals. We stuck the animals on a big map of Australia in our classroom. We would all like to go to the Great Barrier Reef when we are older. We think it looks so exciting with all the different types of fish - some of them look more like plants than fish!
Izzy's Mum, Mrs McLean, came to tell us lots of special information about Australia. She had lots of toy Australian animals. The best one was the kookaburra which could make a kookaburra laugh when we pressed it! We sang about him sitting in an old gum tree, and then a funny joke bit about sitting on an electric wire... We were laughing so much.
She read us stories as well. There was a really good Aborigine tale about a rainbow snake. We painted pictures with dots like the Aborigines do - we got a picture of a kangaroo and then made our own designs with different coloured dots. Izzy's Mum said we were like real artists. We were so thankful to her for visiting our class and teaching us so much.
Ian's mum came into school and read some stories to us too. We are so lucky, and so thankful.
One of the stories was called 'The Wombat's Diary'. It was so funny. He slept, he ate and he dug, and he slept and ate and dug some more. He chewed a big hole in the door and he ate loads of carrots.