Today I took home our vegetables and replanted them into larger pots. We have turnips, spinach, carrots, chives and lettuce growing. Look at the potatoes seedlings, they have finally sprouted! The strawberry plants are also doing well. I promise to look after them and will send regular photos of their growth.
Recently we created patterns by printing with different objects in the classroom.
Today as Junior Infants went on their nature walk around the school, they discovered the very first sign of Spring! A snowdrop had appeared in the front garden.
WEIGHT This month we are looking at Weight and comparing objects of different weights and sizes. We used tights as weighing scales to investigate the weight of different objects! Then we used Balance Scales to find out which objects were heavier or lighter. Creating a Balance from wooden blocks!
Over the next couple of weeks, we are exploring life in Antarctica, looking at the different animals who live there and learning about the famous Irish explorers Ernest Shackleton and Tom Crean. Building the Scientist Station on Antarctica! Making Emperor Penguins! Creating Antarctica out of rice! Exploring Antarctica through play!
Well done to all the children who created beautiful Christmas Tree decorations out of recycled materials. As always, the standard was very high and the judges faced a difficult task in selecting the two entries to represent us all at the Wicklow Co. Council school final. Our winning decorations this year were made by Daire … Read more
We were delighted to welcome the wonderful Storyteller, Neil de Búrca to our school today. He entertained us with stories from Ireland, Europe and even from the island of Hawaii. We learnt new Irish words, jumped with fright and helped with the sound effects throughout the performance!