Archive for September, 2014

Clean Up Time

 Junior and Senior Infants went on a litter hunt and cleaned up the playground. We have been learning all about recycling.

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Show and Tell

We have Show and Tell every Friday in the Infant Room. 7 people are asked to bring in an object of their choice. Parents should prepare the speech with their child the night before using various questions…Who? What? When? Where? How? Why?

 

Two of the Senior Infant girls brought in X-ray images and a turtle.

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Minibeast Madness

This week, we are continuing our theme of minibeasts in our Aistear play sessions.  Have a look at the pictures below!

We went on a bug hunt and found lots of creepy crawlies!

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We are making potato printed caterpillars!

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Look at our playdough minibeasts!

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Aistear in Action!

For the month of September, we are learning all about minibeasts in our Aistear Integrated play sessions. Please have a look at the pictures below and ask your child plenty of questions about the activities and games that they have completed in the classroom.

 

‘The Elephant Group’ worked as a team and made a jigsaw based on the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar.’

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The Monkey group worked as scientists in the ‘Bug Research Lab.’

 

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The Zebras made a craft based on the life cycle of the butterfly. At the end of the hour play session, the Zebras showed their craft to the whole class and discussed their work.

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‘The Giraffes’ were very concentrated as they coloured in their symmetrical butterfly wings!

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We cannot wait for our caterpillars to change into beautiful butterflies!!!

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RSA in Billis N.S.

Today Sinéad from the Road Safety Authority came to our school. She visited every classroom and talked to the children about road safety. Please discuss the visit with your child/ children and what they learned.

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Swimming

We started swimming lessons today. Here we are lined up ready to go.

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Swimming

On the bus ready to go to our first swimming lesson this year in Kells.

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Science in the senior room

We investigated the effects of friction

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Junior Infants class photo

16 happy faces…keep an eye out in The Anglo-Celt newspaper for Junior Infants photo!

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From little acorns great oak trees grow

1st and 2nd class had fun planting acorns today.

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