For Teachers

Welcome to Rosie’s Calf Club game. This is a safe, fun and free place for your students to play and learn together.

Rosie’s World is a trusted resource that’s filled with information on the Dairy Industry in New Zealand.

Registering/Logging in:

As a teacher you can register and then log in to add your whole class as Calf Club players. Once you have signed up you can add as many players as you want, edit their details and remove them too. All you need is an email address for sign up confirmation.

Accompanying Rosie’s Calf Club game are six fun and practical suggestions for teachers which can be adjusted for different curriculum levels. The activities can be used alongside the virtual game or can be used in the lead up to your school Ag or Calf Club day.

The Activities:

We would love to see samples of your student’s work. You could email them to, post them on Rosie’s Facebook page or send them to Rosie at:

Rosie the Cowbassador
Rosie’s World
Private Bag 3221
Hamilton 3240
New Zealand

About Farms: What are we learning?

Learning about the bigger picture helps to put everything in a context. I can begin to understand how things fit together.

What will it involve?

Using existing, well known stories to learn about life on a farm, the parts of a farm and how people interact with the animals and the land on a farm.
Calf Club Lesson: About Farms

Recount Writing: What are we learning?

Recount writing helps us learn and use concepts such as before, first, secondly, then, next, after that and finally.

What will it involve?

Students will recount their progress on the Calf Club game using ‘screenshots’ and sequencing words to support their writing. This lesson has simple ICT components such as taking a screen shot and adding it to a document.
Calf Club Lesson: Recount Writing

Causes and Consequences: What are we learning?

Identifying causes and consequences in our everyday activities helps us to develop a clearer understanding of these concepts and their importance to decision making.

What will it involve?

Students will use pictures and text to show an understanding of causes and consequences. The ICT components for this lesson are taking ‘screenshots’, saving your work, adding text and using the Comic Life (or similar) programme.
Calf Club Lesson: Causes and Consequences

Rearing a Calf: What are we learning?

Categorising the jobs involved in rearing a calf allows us to reinforce the skills we are learning and consolidates our understanding.

What will it involve?

Retrieving images from Rosie’s Calf Club and categorising them under the four themes of caring, responsibility, trust and love. This can be done digitally using a programme such as Glogster.
Calf Club Lesson: Rearing a Calf

Compare and Contrast: What are we learning?

To develop our critical thinking skills using a compare and contrast graphic organiser.

What will it involve?

Students will complete a compare and contrast graphic organiser. From this they will be able to compile a list of general care guidelines to follow when you are responsible for the care of an animal.
Calf Club Lesson: Compare and Contrast

Life Skills: What are we learning?

Identifying abstract skills helps us to become an active and responsible citizen.

What will it involve?

Students will articulate what skills they have learned and used from playing Rosie’s Calf Club game.
Calf Club Lesson: Life Skills

Other Resources:

To find all the free resources on the Dairy Industry in New Zealand go to and


How do I get a username and password for Rosie’s Calf Club?

You can get a username and password by registering. It’s absolutely free.

How can I choose a username?

Your username should be a word or phrase that you can easily remember and that does not tell any personal information about you. You should not use your name, your address or your school. Your favorite color or activity and a number, such as blue223 or sledding95, is a good place to start.

What information are you collecting?

In almost all activities, the information we collect is non-personal (such as first name only and age). However, we will sometimes ask for information such as the user's name, teacher's email address and age so that they may play games or join clubs etc. We must have your consent so we may use the email address and other personal information in the way we mention above.

We only ask for information that is necessary to enable each web site visitor to use the site satisfactorily.

What are the rules?

We reserve the right (at our discretion) to edit or delete any contribution(s) to this website or temporarily or permanently suspend any user's access to and use of our website at any time, and for any reason whatsoever.

No contribution you make to this website can be vulgar, abusive, offensive, defamatory, objectionable or otherwise unlawful.

How safe and secure is this?

We treat the security of personal information as a matter of great importance. However, due to the nature of the Internet it is not possible to guarantee absolute security for the personal information that we collect and use. We have in place technical and physical measures that provide an appropriate level of security for the nature of the personal information that we process via this web site.

We want to make this site a place where families can surf together, and where teachers are happy to have their students interact, learn and play. We are committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of students, and we continually work to ensure that our data collection practices conform to all applicable laws.

Can I review any information my student submits?

We will also allow teachers to review any personal information we may collect from students under 13 and to request that we stop using and delete such information at any time. If our policies change with regard to personal information that we previously received teachers consent to collect, we will notify the teachers of the changed policies.

Your class's use of this site is conditioned on your having accepted these terms.

Can I delete my Rosie’s Calf Club Game Account?

Teachers have the ability to delete players they have created as well as their own accounts. Players can’t delete themselves.