Month: May 2016

Arts Activities and Nature Trail in 3rd Class

Third class did some creative work in the Arts this month. First we listened to and described music in various styles and genres, including familiar excerpts. We enjoyed listening to Peer Gynt Suite by Grieg. We discussed mood, rhythm, tempo and how we felt when listening. Then we responded through art (clay sculptures of trolls). We made some trolls from the story. After we made the trolls some of the class made vases and other decorative objects like egg- cups.

Later in the month we worked with Fabric and Fibre. We all designed our own pictures and put them together using glue.

This month we also went on a nature and history trail. We visited the Famine Graveyard and learned about the impact of the famine in Sligo. We found out about the workhouse, emigration and the life of poor children in famine times. We also learned about how children got educated in hedge schools. We looked for native wild flowers on our nature trail and learned their names. See our pictures here.

Well Done!!!

Junior Infants want to say a very big congratulations to Lauren who came 3rd in her community games race. Well done Lauren, we are very proud of you!

 

2nd Class Mars Bar Cake

We had great fun making chocolate cake in the parents room to eat at golden time.

Infant Tour to Tullyboy Farm

Infant tour to Tullyboy Farm from St. Edward's NS on Vimeo.

Active Walk in 5th Class

5th class enjoyed taking advantage of the warm weather today by going on a active nature walk to the I.T – stopping off for some exercise along the way. We had great fun trying out all the exercise machines.

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