All about April!

The infants have been exploring the Aistear theme of ‘Building’ – very appropriate given all the activity happening outside their classroom! They have four stations and move to a different one each day.

Here our little builders on the building site in our ‘Construction Area’.
The ‘Role Play Area’ where our little builders purchase and test out their materials at the ‘Builders Yard’.
This is the ‘Creative Area’ where our little architects are designing their dream homes and making models.
‘Small world Area’ – our little town planners creating a town.
Planting our strawberries out in the beds!
Infants enjoying the new kitchen in the Garden Café – thanks Ms Granaghan!
Creating people for a Fiddle Fair concert audience!
The infant entries for the Tidy Towns Frog Poster competition
1st Class 3D Paper Sculptures
Maths stations and bridge building!
Science experiments in 1st Class
First class pods working together on anti bullying posters
Spring scavenger hunt, planting onions and sunflowers and having fun in the school garden!
1st Class printing giraffes using bubble wrap
1st Class drama with Pam
Fiddle Fair art
Jenny, Katy, crazy Cian and Jim all set for the Fiddle Fair!
Having fun in the Garden Café
Chilling out in the willow time at break-time
Our Iris, Liatris and Gladiolus bulbs are growing well in the 2nd Class room. They’re popping up in the school garden too!
2nd Class learned how to do body percussion to “You can count on me” by Bruno Mars in their music lesson
Planting courgette seeds
Checking out the bed where the courgettes will be planted
Weeding and planting wildflower meadow seeds in the 2nd Class flowerbed
Celebrating Earth Day 2021
Enjoying some class time at the Positive Tree
Theo and Jesse brought in an amazing birds nest they found on the ground in their garden
2nd Class have been learning all about Africa and produced some fantastic lion drawings
Mixed media lions made with oil pastels and painted paper
2nd Class African Animal reports
2nd Class drama with Pam
2nd Class decorated a hawthorn tree to remember the May Day tradition
There are some new class pets (5 tiny caterpillars) about to arrive in the 2nd class room – watch this space to see how they grow and change!
3rd Class nature based butterfly art – gorgeous!
The Green schools committee having a zoom meeting with Catherine Russell about our current Travel Flag
4th Class Earth Day 2021 art
Making Fiddle Fair people in 4th Class
Nature hunt in the school garden
4th Class working hard on their flowerbed
4th Class having fun in the sun in our willow dome!
Popcorn art in 5th and 6th Class!
5th and 6th Class planting chard and spinach in their raised beds
5th and 6th Class wrote limericks on our Green School theme
Thanks to the Murphy family for a delivery of organic horse manure from their stables! It will be fabulous for our garden!
Prize winners from the frog surveys
Great to see such a gang of cyclists every week. We can’t wait until our new bike shelter from An Taisce is in place!

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