Here are some examples of the work we have done as part of our Aistear topic on Africa.
We enjoyed using our drumming skills this morning. We were a great drumming band.
On Friday our buddies from 6th class worked with us. They helped us make giraffes and we talked about the different body parts and the colours we used.
We’ve enjoyed different activities as part of our Aistear topic on Africa. We’ve been on safari – buying tickets, checking the map and spotting various animals with our binoculars in the jeep and checking them off on our list. We’ve also used different materials to create our own savannahs for African animals.
We are currently reading a novel called The Hodgeheg by Dick-King Smith. It deals with the topic of road safety. The hedgehogs in the story face many challenges trying to cross the road. We also learned the Safe Cross Code in class and took part in a poster competition. We were asked to design a poster promoting the use of high visibility clothing. Good
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On Friday we enjoyed playing different games in class. We are learning to play independently, take turns, follow the rules, play fairly and win and lose graciously.
Marble Run Blog Post by Sarah and Oisín In school we discussed how to make marble runs, and looked at photo’s to give us ideas. We talked about ways we could slow down the marble while it was moving through the run. Some examples were : Funnels, bumps and slight slants in the tubes. The rules were that the marble had to run 2
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On the last day of the half term we dressed up in our Halloween costumes. We enjoyed showing our costumes off to each other.