Plaster of Paris Masks

We made masks.  We used Plaster of Paris and put them onto a plastic face mask, we left a space for the eyes.  We had to overlap layers to make it stronger.  Then we moulded different shapes to decorate the face, like tiny spheres, and points and curvy lines.  Finally we painted them.  We are…

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International Day

For International Day we visited lots of countries, some of the countries that we visited were: Madagascar, fifth class had made lots of different types of food, they were yummy. Fourth class had made helmets and shields and mazes when they were learning about Greece. We learnt lots of facts about U.S.A. from 3rd Class….

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Tech Week

We had so much fun in Tech Week.   Each day we got to work on a different activity in our stations.  The first station was Scratch 2, we learnt how to programme different sprites and choose different backdrops.  We also played a game called Run Marco online, where you have to write a script…

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Weight

We have been learning about Weight in Maths. We brought in items of food. We looked at the labels and checked how much each item of food weighed. We compared items to see whether they were heavier or lighter than other food. We also used a balance to see how many blocks balanced different things…

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Electricity

We have been learning about Electricity, we talked about all the things that use electricity in our school and in our homes. We then made tried to work out how to light a bulb, we had a bulb, two wires and a battery. We worked out that if you clip the wires onto the battery and…

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Playground Games

We have been learning about different playground games in P.E. We created our own games in teams. We had to decide what equipment we needed. Then we wrote step by step instructions of how to play the game. Then we taught another group how to play our game.  

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Céilí Dancing

During Seachtain na Gaeilge we did some Céilí dancing, we learnt Ballaí Luimní (Walls of Limerick).  These are some photos of our céilí dancing.   

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The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana

We listened to The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana.  We learnt about the different parts of the music.  It is about the journey a river takes.  These are our pictures of some of the main parts.   Then we accompanied the music with percussion instruments and clapped the rhythm. We really enjoyed it.

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Tom Crean

We have been learning about Antarctica and the explorers that raced to be the first to reach the south pole, including Roald Amundsen’s team and Captain Scott’s Team.  An Irish man, Tom Crean was part of Captain Scott’s team.  In Drama we acted out some scenes and freeze frames from Tom Crean’s life.

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Science Fair

We had a science fair.  It was so much fun. These are some pictures from the fair. Some of the things that we learnt were: If you put food colouring in milk it still tastes the same. Yoghurt has good germs in it. When you rub a balloon on your head it sticks to your…

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