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Second class had great fun during this week’s junk art lesson which was inspired by our upcoming school tour to Tayto Park. Junk art encourages creativity, develops problem solving skills, builds self confidence and develops fine motor skills. Well done! Na páistí is fearr in Éirinn gan aon dabht!
First Class recently explored the school yard and field. We discovered that a lot of minibeasts live there, such as woodlice, ants, spiders, earthworms, centipedes, ladybirds, bees and flies… We were able to give them a closer inspection using pooters, large magnifiers, bug tubes and magnifying glasses. All the boys and girls were very careful […]
On May 20th, we celebrated World Bee Day. We learned so much about the importance of bees. We talked about ways to protect our bees. We watched a video about the Bee Museum in Sonairte. We made our own bees. Take a look at the Learn Together Board to see our wonderful display and to […]
Our theme for the month of May was Travel and we travelled all the way to the continent of Africa to learn about its countries, people and animals. We learned about Nelson Mandela and why he was such an important and inspirational person. We discovered lots of facts about Ancient Egypt, the Pyramids and the […]
On Tuesday May 14th, Senior Infants headed off on School tour to Bricks4Kids in Santry. The children enjoyed building, inventing and creating with LEGO. They got to test and race their vehicles on the huge ramp. They also enjoyed using motors to make their creations move.