Room 15 children have been learning all about magnets. Today, we took time to explore lots of different styles of magnets and objects that they attract/ do not attract. We used words like ‘magnetic’, ‘attract’, ‘pole’ and ‘repel’ as we had fun playing around with the resources.
We have been learning all about minibeasts this month. A minibeast is a small animal with no backbone – a spider, a worm, a fly, an earwig etc. Last week we decided to go on a minibeast hunt to see what types of minibeasts could be found on our school grounds. Check out the pictures […]
On Wednesday, the Senior Infant classes went on their school tour to Bricks 4 Kidz. They had a fantastic time! The children spent the day using Lego to make all sorts of characters, objects and structures. Both imaginative play and problem solving skills were a big part of the day. Check out our pics below! […]
We have been having great fun with our new felt boards in Senior Infants. They are giving us a chance to practise all the vocabulary we have learned so far about the zoo, the doctors, the airport and many more topics. We love setting the scenes, chatting away and using our imaginations as we […]
Junior infants, senior infants and first classes enjoyed a magnificent puppet show based on the fairytale, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. It was funny and the puppets really brought the story to life. The moral of the story was ‘Do not talk to strangers!’. The children really understood the message and enjoyed the performance at the […]
We had a very special Friday morning in Ms. O’Connor’s class. We invited our parents to come and help us with our Christmas crafts. We made elves and were very busy creating the perfect Christmas outfit for each one. It was so much fun!
Yesterday morning our parents came into our class to help us make Christmas crafts. We had a great time! We made a reindeer, a gingerbread man and a Christmas tree. We listened to some Christmas music as we worked. It was all very festive! We would like to say thanks to our parents for making […]
As part of Science Week, our class made a type of slime called oobleck. First, we looked at the ingredients (water, cornflour and food colouring) and predicted what we would have to do with them in order to make slime. Next, we experimented with the ingredients until we were happy that we had produced a type […]
Our class has been exploring music from around the world. We decided that one of our favourite types of music was Indian music. We played percussion instruments along to some really funky Indian songs. We also learned a dance to the song ‘Jai Ho’. Check us out with our colourful scarves dancing away to the […]
We have been learning about spiders this week in Ms. O’ Connor’s class. We discovered lots of facts about spiders and read a funny story called Squash The Spider. In art we were very busy making spiders. We think they’re spooktacular!