2nd Class – History

In History in November, 2nd class learnt about playground games from long ago. We learnt how to play hopscotch. We learnt about skipping and a skipping rhyme. We learnt how to play duck duck goose. What playground games did your parents or grandparents play when they were children?

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Easter Art

We have been discussing Spring and new life in 2nd Class over the past 2 weeks. This week we decided to make some cute, yellow chicks hatching out of their eggs. 2nd Class had a lot of fun making these! Happy Easter from 2nd Class and all at St. Matthews!

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Seachtain Na Gaeilge

This week in St. Matthews was Seachtain Na Gaeilge. There was a different activity on every day including Lá Glas, Céile, Cartún, agus Comórtas Ealaíne. On Tuesday 2nd Class were paired up with Senior Infants and we took part in a Toraíocht Taisce. The children had lots of fun finding the different patterns on the…

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Making Jelly

2nd Class have been practising procedural writing, for example, writing recipes, writing instructions for games, and writing instructions on how to look after a pet. We wrote out the recipe for jelly. We included the ingredients, equipment needed and the method. We then followed the recipe to make our own jelly. It was very tasty! 

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Chinese New Year

For the month of January 2nd Class have been learning about Chinese New Year. We have learned about the different traditions that they have such as; red envelopes under their pillows, family feasts, and the colourful parades and fireworks. 2nd Class wrote diary entries pretending to be a child in China for Chinese New Year,…

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