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DIFI and children from 4th class visit Tallaght stadium

DIFI and children from 4th class visit T...

On Monday the 18 th of september Mr. Maguire’s 4th class went to Tallaght stadium for Health and well being week. We went on a bus with Ms. Keating ,Ms. Joyce and Mr. Maguire. We also went with Difi. We met a famous hurler called king Henry Shefflin from Kilkenny. We played hurling, hockey, cricket, athletics and zumba. Difi had great fun doing the zumba dance. The athletics teacher we had was the lady who gave the children their medal’s for cross country. We had lunch just before zumba.We came back at 1.o’clock and did some Irish and then we did go-noodle with...
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Fourth Class has Maths Eyes!

Fourth Class has Maths Eyes!

Our Maths Eyes Trip On Wednesday 5th of April we went to Sean Walsh Park to do a ‘Maths Eyes’ trail. We worked in pairs. We were given a clipboard, worksheet and a pencil. The worksheet had lots of Maths questions on it. We had to use our ‘Maths Eyes’ to solve the maths problems. It was good fun, some of the questions were easy but some were hard too. Afterwards we got to play in the playground and when we were finished we went to McDonalds. I had a giant chocolate muffin, it was delicious! I really enjoyed my day and I really using my ‘Maths Eyes’. By Jessica...
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Help My Kid Learn – March ’17

Help My Kid Learn – March ’1...

  March 2017 Ideas  St. Patrick’s Day is on the way – enjoy these themed and other learning activities.   Here’s a catchy video called “Driving My Tractor“.  Your baby or toddler will be hearing numbers, colours, and lots of new words while enjoying a cuddle on your lap. The legend of St. Patrick tells us that he got rid of all the snakes from Ireland. To celebrate this story, why not make a St. Patrick’s Day snake with your little one. Find out why the game of peek-a-boo is such an enduring favourite...
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Trip to Collins Barracks & the 1916 Garrisons

Trip to Collins Barracks & the 1916...

Ms Murray’s 4th class went on a trip to see the 1916 garrisons. We went to Collins Barracks first. We saw the Proclamation and heard it being read it out and we saw the ripped up Irish flag. We had a little picnic out on the grass. We got a bus, we parked it and started to walk to the GPO. On our way there we saw the Rosie Hackett Bridge. We got to the GPO and we saw some bullet holes in the pillars holding up the GPO. We saw photos of the seven men who signed the Proclamation. There were pictures nearly everywhere. We saw soldiers raise the Irish flag on O’Connell...
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Having the time of our lives in 4th clas...

For the past fortnight, we have been learning how to read and show the time in our maths classes with Ms. O’Connell. Firstly, to get the hang of what a second, minute and hour feel like, we did some fun activities. We had to listen to the tick of the clock and clap along every second. We discussed what kind of things you could get done in an hour then. After that, we had to estimate how many ‘head, shoulders, knees and toes’ you could fit into a minute, half a minute and even a quarter of a minute – that’s the same as 15...