Category Archives: Stepping Stones

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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March in Stepping Stones

We have had such a busy month! Students from other classes joined us for Engineering Week projects. We built catapults, constructed marshmallow structures and made a balloon tower. We joined in with dancing at the whole school céilí for Seachtain na Gaeilge. We also planted potatoes, strawberries and carrots!
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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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February in Stepping Stones

February was a brilliant month in Stepping Stones, full of active learning. We learned about the life cycle of an apple. We tasted different varieties of apples and even made some chocolate apples! They were delicious! We conducted some experiments with milk and made lovely Valentine's cards.
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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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