2nd Class used laptops for the first time to complete a coding activity. We used the website https://runmarco.allcancode.com/
2nd Class explored different patterns in Maths. We looked at patterns with numbers, sequences and real life patterns. For art we designed and printed our own patterns!
2nd Class had loads of fun during STEM Week. They did activities for science, technology, Engineering and Maths.
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?
2nd Class had a brilliant time at the Mill Theatre watching the pantomime ‘Robin Hood’. They had lots of favourite parts such as the songs, the unicorn and being squirted with water! It was a great day out!
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!
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…
2nd class thoroughly enjoyed the Pancake Party that was held in the school hall. The only problem was deciding which toppings to put on!
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!
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,…