Author: Jane

Friendship Week
Friendship Week

We have been celebrating Friendship Week with lots of fantastic activities:

Extra skipping ropes and beanbags have been provided for …

Learning to Tell the Time
Learning to Tell the Time

We are learning to tell the time.  We can now tell the hour, the half and quarter hours on analog …

Our Drama don Fhéile Scoildrámaíochta
Our Drama don Fhéile Scoildrámaíochta

We practise every day for our play Tír Gan Sorcas (The land without a circus).

We are really enjoying our …

Coding with LEGO WeDo
Coding with LEGO WeDo

We really enjoy construction and coding with our LEGO WeDo kits and our iPads.

We will try out a few …

Valentine’s Prints
Valentine’s Prints

We made some beautiful Valentine’s prints.

We used our fingers and some red and pink paints.  They are all individually …

More Nature Prints
More Nature Prints

We had another wonderful printing session with Lara.

Today we made Styrofoam squares (in exactly the same way that lino …

Printing with Lara Luxardi
Printing with Lara Luxardi

Today we had a visiting art teacher.  She helped us bring nature to life through art.

We collected leaves and …

Using a Balance for Weighing Objects
Using a Balance for Weighing Objects

We tried estimating how heavy various objects weigh.

We used non standard units of measurement (cubes, lolly sticks and pencils) …

Bringing Good Luck to our Class
Bringing Good Luck to our Class

Even though Japanese people celebrate New Year on January 1st (like us), on February 3rd each year they celebrate “Setsubun …

Experimenting with Water
Experimenting with Water

We have been learning about the water cycle.

We love the water cycle song, and the story about Drippy the …