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The Pet Shop

Our Aistear topic at the moment is the pet shop. We have a pet shop in class we have also painted pictures of our pets or pets we would like.


Junior Infants Making Pizzas

On Friday morning we made our own pizzas. Breda Heffernan helped us, she brought in balls of dough which we flattened to make the bases, we then put on tomato sauce and our choice of toppings – cheese, ham, tomato and salami. The pizzas went into the oven to cook. We ate them outside. Thank you Breda we really enjoyed making pizzas.


Orienteering – Second Class

Second Class took part in an orienteering lesson with Ms.James. They worked in pairs to find matching cards under cones around the astro pitch. It was a lot of fun!


The Dentist

Today we had a visit from Eimear Cleary in connection with our Aistear topic – The Dentist. We looked at how different drinks affect our teeth and how to clean our teeth properly. We learned that some foods are bad for our teeth if we eat them too often and that we should brush our teeth twice a day. We counted out the amount
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Spring Flowers

We made spring flowers in Junior Infants. We drew round shapes, cut them out and glued them. .


Meet Our Martians!

In First Class we are learning about Adjectives. We made a martian on the Ipods and then wrote about our martian in our copies where we focused on using as many adjectives as we could. Then we edited our work and wrote it out neatly with a photo of our martian. We also typed our descriptions out on the school laptops (with the help of
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First Class is Full of Treasure!


Feeling Faces

We made ‘feeling faces’ with our buddies from 6th class. We decided what type of emotion we wanted to show and why our person felt like that. Our buddies helped us choose and  cut the different materials we used.


Valentine’s Day -2nd Class

We made Valentine’s Day clay love hearts in class. We then painted them and wrapped them up nicely to bring home to our loved ones. We also learned about the life of Saint Valentine. Thoughts on Valentine’s Day: Laura – “I like Valentine’s Day because it is a special day. It is a day you show love and show how much you care for
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Grandparent’s Day -2nd Class

We had such a lovely time on Grandparent’s Day this year in school. The children wrote about their grandparents and painted pictures of them also. It was lovely having many of the grandparents visit our class and some even told us about what life was like when they were young.