Category Archives: Michael’s Blog

April in Stepping Stones!

April was another short month at SETNS with the spring break! Some of the highlights of the month included making chicks and eggs for art and going on a chocolate egg hunt for Easter! We also tasted lots of different fruits and made healthy smoothies. We learned about nature and planted cress seeds, strawberries, potatoes…
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March in Stepping Stones!

March was a super busy month! We had Seachtain na Gaeilge, World Book Day, St. Patrick's Day, Pancake Tuesday, Valentine's Day and Mother's Day. In class, we did lots of work on our letter and number formation, we learned some new Jolly Phonics letter sounds and we made butter for a science lesson. The children…
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February in Stepping Stones!

February went by in a blur between it being the shortest month of the year and us having a week off for the midterm break. As we entered the season of spring we made daffodil art. We also made hot chocolate together using cocoa and milk. We've been doing "10@10" which is 10 minutes of…
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January in Stepping Stones!

Happy new year everyone! We have all settled back into the school routine in Stepping Stones by now. The biggest change in the unit is that we now have an amazing up-and-running sensory room (we have been calling it "The Forest") which is filled with artificial trees, logs, grass and animals. The children have all…
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December in Stepping Stones!

December was an exciting month in Stepping Stones. The students took part in the school's winter concert with their mainstream classes, we had a birthday party for one of the children and the "Elf on the Shelf" kept an eye on all of the work happening in the classroom! I hope everyone had a great…
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November in Stepping Stones!

Here's a collection of pictures from the last month in the junior Stepping Stones class. The children integrated more with their mainstream classes during break times, golden time and during PE slots in addition to the learning and activities taking place in the classroom. We also made slime and moon-sand for Science Week as well…
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