The children are learning about composers and the beat using games, technology, stories, art and music.
The children worked very diligently creating their own zoo animal after they clay had dried, the children painted their animal.
As part of our Aistear Topic, ‘Magic Potion Shop’ and to tie in with our Autumn Theme, we explored how materials change in different conditions. We did a science experiement on how chocolate and butter change from solid to liquid when they are heated. We made Rice Krispie buns on the last day before mid term break. It was very exciting as everyone was
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Our class novel was Dog on a Broomstick, it is a very funny story, the children loved reading it and acting out the parts, especially the witch!
The children created Magic Potion and Halloween themed junk art, some children created individual pieces while others collaborated and did a team project. Well done First Class!
The children explored the Aistear topic, ‘Magic Potion Shop’, they created spells, mixed magic potions, created concoctions with their own imaginative ingredients and then prepared the potions for sale in their Magic Potion Shop. It was very exciting!
During art we painted a pumpkin outline then cut out and stuck on eyes, a nose, a mouth and teeth. We used different shapes for the face parts – triangles, circles, squares, semi- circles and rectangles.
On Friday 27th October we dressed up for Halloween. We had lost of interesting costumes but still managed to do our daily run dressed up! We also danced along to the Skeleton Dance.
On Thursday 26th October a number of children from 3rd to 6th class took part in a Try-a-Tri event an initiative run by Triathlon Ireland and Sligo Sports and Recreation at Sligo Sports Complex and Cleveragh Regional Park. The event consisted of a 50m swim, a 1,500m cycle and a run of 800m with all the children enjoying the challenge.