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Children Helping Children!

This year the children in Stanhope Street Primary having been donating presents to help homeless families in Dublin over the Christmas period and room 12 have collected eleven presents so far! Fantastic news! We are very grateful to all those who have donated and there is still time to get a gift in before Friday.

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Christmas Crafts in First Class

We had a great time in room 12 last Thursday when parents joined their children to make fabulous Christmas crafts. We made a cheeky snowman balancing a jingle bell on his nose, a funny Santa Claus and a bauble for our Christmas tree. We said a Christmas poem as Gaeilge and sang our song ‘Christmas […]

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Science Week- Trip to Dublin Zoo

First class  ended science week with a wonderful trip to the zoo. There was lots of excitement as we saw the lions, lemurs, monkeys,  giraffes and hippopotamus. We spent time with the flamingoes before we went to the monkey viewing room and finally we watched the reptiles and snakes slither in their warm dens! It […]

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Sunflower Art with Suzanne

This month we were fortunate to have an art expert, Suzanne,  join us in room 12 as we made our very own sunflowers to remind us of the summer holidays gone by. We practised our cutting and use our gross motor skills to make our fabulous sunflowers. Have a look at how well we concentrated […]

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Newgrange Farm- First Class School Tour

Last Thursday we went on our school tour to Newgrange farm. We took a bus there and we were really lucky as the sun shone down on us whilst we toured the farm. We got to hold a chick and a puppy. We fed the lambs and saw horses, rabbits, cows, goats, donkeys and bulls. […]

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Fruit Salad with a Twist!

Ms Carey’s first class gathered 20 feathers on their compliment chart and to celebrate we had a fruit salad party with a twist. We tried fruits we knew and liked and some fruits we had never tasted before. We tasted mango, pineapple, watermelon, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, kiwi and pomegranate. Of course the twist was marshmallows and hot […]

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