The Reptile Zoo at St. Matthew’s!

What a busy Term 3 it’s been in Senior Infants! We had lots of fun when the Reptile Zoo came to St. Matthew’s. Ciaran told us about turtles, snakes and geckos. We got a chance to pet a turtle, snake and gecko! We love animals in Senior Infants! We will also get a chance to…

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Summer Art in Senior Infants

We were busy painting suns and butterflies, and printing flip flops during art time this term. We really enjoyed creating sea creatures using clay. We learned about different sea creatures on Green Day such as jellyfish, sharks, starfish. We then rolled and moulded the clay into the different sea creatures. We were very imaginative and…

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Sandymount Strand in the Sun!

We had so much fun on our little trip to Sandymount Strand with Junior Infants. We brought our buckets and spades and built so many sandcastles. We love digging and so dug deep into the sand until we reached water! Our beach day ended with a picnic outside in the sun. We really enjoyed our…

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Paper Mache & Reptile Zoo

The reptile zoo came to St. Matthew’s. They had very interesting reptiles that 2nd class got to learn all about. They even got to touch a snake and turtle! There was great excitement. 2nd class designed and created face masks using paper mache. In pairs the children covered balloons using newspaper and paper mache mixture….

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Beach Day!

2nd class walked to our local beach, Sandymount Strand. We had great weather and spent our time making sandcastles, playing frisbee and having a kick about. 2nd class sculpted sea creatures in the sand and also made mini villages. Hopefully the weather will be like this each year! It was a very special day for…

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Active Week

Due to COIVD our active week looked a little bit different this year. However, 2nd class had a great time participating in active activities all week. The class competed within their class pods to earn points for their other pod colours throughout the school. Each day 2nd class learned about an Olympic sport and an…

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STEM – Native American Homes

During the month of May, 4th class were very busy researching different types of Native American homes. Using materials they could find at home they recreated different types of homes. Check out their wonderful creations below.  

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A Day at the Beach

On Thursday we went to the beach for a picnic. When we got there, we took off our shoes and we dug huge holes. Then we had our picnic and we had loads of nice treats. Then we finished digging our holes and went to Sean Moore park. In the park we went down the…

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