Category Archives: Rose’s Blog

Geography and science walk.

We went out for a science and geography walk on the last day before half term. We knew it was our last day of autumn in school this year so we looked for lots of signs of autumn, such as conkers, berries and falling leaves. It was quite easy to spot the evergreen and deciduous…
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At the Pumpkin Shop.

We were having great fun last week with our Aistear theme of At the Pumpkin Shop. We practised the oral language we had learned to describe pumpkins, such as smooth, round, large, bumpy etc, as well as the appropriate phrases for buying items in a shop. The children had an opportunity to practise maths skills…
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Halloween in Aistear.

Our theme at the moment in Aistear, the early childhood play curriculum, is Halloween. In Aistear the class are divided into five groups and we do a different activity each day. In this theme our stations are construction, play dough, writing, cutting and sticking and role play. The children were great at using their imaginations,…
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Primary and Secondary Colours.

We have been learning about the primary and secondary colours in art. We have enjoyed singing The Primary Colours song. Then we experimented by mixing the primary colours and watched the secondary colours magically appear. What was really interesting to us was how we had many varieties of secondary colours, depending on the amount of…
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Percussion instruments in music class.

In music class have been learning to play percussion instruments in time to the best of songs. Here we are playing tambourines, maracas, triangles and wood blocks in time to the beat of songs.
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A great day at Glenroe Farm

We had a super day at Glenroe Farm. We have been learning about the theme On the Farm so it was great to back up this learning by visiting a real farm. We had a farm tour where we learned about the different animals and some facts about them, such as why sheep have to…
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