Room 8

Christmas Carol Service and PJ & Popcorn day

Christmas Carol Service and PJ & Popcorn day

The boys and girls in 1st class worked very hard practicing their Christmas songs and put on an amazing Carol Service in Balbriggan Church. They did some lovely singing...they sang so well that they earned a night of no homework! Thank you to everyone who came to the...

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Christmas Crafts

Christmas Crafts

In December, we had so much fun creating different Christmas art. We made some Owls while we learned about Winter animals. We also made some cosy Penguins wrapped in Winter wear. Finally, we made some Rudolph the Red nose Reindeers and of course some Christmas cards...

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Buddy the Elf

Buddy the Elf

We had a very special visitor in our classroom last month to see how hard we work in school and report back to Santa. Buddy, our class elf was a great addition to Room 8. He was a very kind elf who brought us lots of treats throughout the month. We had so much fun...

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Paper Planes, Mini-Explosions and Oobleck

Paper Planes, Mini-Explosions and Oobleck

Later on in Science Week, we had even more fun activities and experiments planned. We made some super fast paper aeroplanes and had a paper plane competition to see which would go the furthest. Congratulations to Logan from our class who came 3rd in the 1st class...

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Dancing Raisins and Rainbow Skittles

Dancing Raisins and Rainbow Skittles

We had a blast during Science Week. It was so much fun becoming scientists for the week and trying different experiments everyday. First, we experimented with raisins. We learned about density and learned why the raisins sink in normal water and 'dance' in fizzy...

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Maths fun

Maths fun

We have been enjoying so many fun and different Maths activities the past few weeks. We have been learning how to read and use a hundred square and a measuring tape with Ms Bouzzah every Thursday. We have also been playing dice games, playdough smash subtraction, card...

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

We were in complete spooky spirits in the lead up to Halloween in Room 8. We did lots of Halloween art, including painting and creating our very own Pumpkin Person. We also used different 2D shapes to create a Freaky Frankenstein. We ended the week by dressing up in...

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Hurdles, Hoops and Skipping

Hurdles, Hoops and Skipping

For P.E, we have been practising our running, jumping and throwing skills. We really enjoyed using the skipping ropes for the first time this year and we were excellent at jumping. We also practised throwing bean bags into hula hoops with an underarm throw. We scored...

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Green for Ireland

Green for Ireland

On the 13th of October, the whole school wore green to support Ireland in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final. The result of the match was unfortunate, however, we still had a blast supporting our country in the World Cup!  

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