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.
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 […]
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 […]
Today we took a step outside to use our lovely wind-charms. We had fun running around the yard seeing the direction the wind was blowing in and getting active at the same time!
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 […]
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. […]
The Royal family live on the island of Salach. They are mean and the children are spoilt except for one- Laura. The servants are treated badly and the people in the town have to pay huge taxes to the Royal Family. There is a terrible cough going around the big city…. Look at our […]
First class listened to Hope talk about a time her friend Stan helped her in the yard when she was very upset. Room 12 thought of ways they could help each other and drew pictures of their ideas on Dina’s big feet! Now we are going to try to help our classmates out and every […]
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 […]
We spent our Friday GAA lesson learning how to throw and catch, kick and catch and the hand pass! Watch out Croke Park!