Slow and Steady Wins the Race!

This week, in Deirdre’s room, we learned about fables. Fables are short stories which try to teach us a lesson. We read ‘The Hare and the Tortoise’, which is one of Aesop’s Fables. In the story, the hare and the tortoise have a race. The hare brags about his speed and says he is sure […]

Afterschool Artists!

After school art classes finished this week after two very creative terms! Some wonderful creations took shape over the weeks and everybody ended up with some really impressive works of art, from painted paper collages to pom pom fairies and superheroes. Here are some pictures of the beautiful papier mache insects we created last term. […]

Woodland Creatures in Deirdre’s Room

This week, we learned about some of the wonderful animals we have here in Ireland. We talked and wrote about squirrels, mice, hedgehogs, foxes, deer, rabbits, badgers and bats. We often see grey squirrels scurrying up the trees in the wooded area just outside the window in Deirdre’s room, so it was interesting to find […]

Deirdre’s Room

      This week, 1st class have been working on figuring out word problems. Sometimes, it can be tricky to know whether we should be adding or taking away, but we have a few problem-solving tricks up our sleeves now and we’re doing really well!   Senior Infants have been doing wonderful work practicing […]

Baby Animals

This week, groups from 1st Class talked about the different names we give to an animal’s young. We knew a lot already- we knew that young dogs are called pups, young horses are called foals and young pigs are called piglets, but we learned about some more unusual ones too! Did you know that young […]