Miss Dawe’s Junior Infants have been hard at work with these fantastic self-portraits celebrating our uniqueness.
Miss Boylan’s Senior Infants have been busy with their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) stations challenges on Friday mornings.
Question, Mind-Map and Solve,Design,Create,Test,Reflect,Solve, Improve!
Some STEM challenges we have attempted so far;
Oh No! The bridge has collapsed! How can we build a bridge for the cars using the materials Pasta and playdough?
Marshmallow and toothpick towers. – Can you make a free standing tower using just toothpicks and marshmallows? How wide does your base need to be?
Make the tallest tower you can from newspaper, masking tape, scissors, rubber bands and rubber bands.
Lego Challenge – Design and build a shelter for a lego figure.
The children are really rising to the challenge!
Miss Kelledy and Mrs Gaffney’s Senior Infants have been sharing all about the things they loved best about their Summer holidays.
Mr Clifford’s 2nd have been showing us how crazy their hair is on a Monday morning using brightly coloured oil pastels.
Miss Neary’s class has been painting awesome Autumnal trees using a pointillism inspired media.
Miss Brodigan’s (along with Ms Neary) are so lucky to have newly refurbished classroom painted in bright yellow, with new flooring and with beautiful new blinds too.
Ms king’s class super-hero self-portraits in Oil and Chalk pastels.
Mrs Lally’s class made Celtic bookmarks using vibrant colors for use during their literacy hour .
Ms Booth’s class have been designing their own family crest, reflecting their family interests and values.
In Miss O’Donoghue’s class there is ‘Pandamonium’!!! but only in their art lessons! They are exploring black and white contrast with charcoal in panda pictures.
Mr Fortune’s Autumnal scavenger hunt. The children in Mr Fortune’s class had great fun on their scavenger hunt looking for signs of Autumn around the school. The biodiversity garden provided lots of nature for them to observe and tick off their checklist.
Mr Crosbie’s class experimented with mixed media by dipping their hands in paint and then printed their hand on a blank piece of canvas. They then designed the outside with water paints and chalk pastels creating a lovely piece of art. The piece represents the fact that they are all united as one in their class.