Open our door and step inside....there are thinkers, scientists, authors, artists, dreamers, mathematicians, musicians, learners and athletes Among Us!
We attended on online workshop with Fiona Fornam on putting our best foot forward this year!
In Art, we painted portraits of ourselves and we tried to ensure that our portraits were packed with personality!! Can you guess who we are?
Here are just some of our wonderful paintings....
In Literacy, we have been learning all about the Space Race.
Please ask us to recite our poem, The Moon by Robert Louis Stephenson....
Look at our amazing pictures of the moon that we created using oil pastels.
We created our own space vehicles from junk modelling...Ms. Carberry thinks they are OUT OF THIS WORLD!!!
We looked at the different phases of the moon. We worked in groups with Oreo biscuits to show the phases that exist....None of the oreo biscuits exist any more!!
Here are some of us enjoying our Place Value Game!! It can be played at home too. All you need is paper and a dice...who can make the largest number??
In Music, we made our own musical instruments!! Look at the instruments we made. They all sound great!
We talked about words we associate with Grannies. Sometimes Grannies can surprise us...like the Granny in the David Walliams book "Gangsta Granny" We also watched a video clip of a Granny on Britain's Got Talent...who turned out to be an amazing drummer!! Please ask us to recite one of our favourite poems from Fourth class so far..."Gran Can You Rap?"
Look who is our Class Captain for this year! She already has a suggestion box made in class. She will be taking all of our wonderful ideas to the Student Council.
We talked about resilient people. We looked at the video of Malala. It is called Malala and the Magic Pencil.
We talked about people in our life and people around the world that are resilient. Here are just a little selection of resilient people who inspire us.....
We have been learning about the provinces of Ireland. We had to design a brochure filled with information on a county. We set up a tourist office and read each other's brochures. Then we had a class vote to find out which county we would like to visit most!! Offaly was the winner! Where would you like to visit?
We were set an exciting challenge for our Art Project....We had to transform a pumpkin so that it looks like something else! Look at these fabulous creations!!!
Here is just a selection of our amazing Skeleton Art!!
Please ask us to recite our poem
"The Visitor" by Ian Serallier.
We really enjoyed acting it out in our groups too!!
This Friday we dressed up for Halloween and went on a Witchy Walk!
Here we are setting off on our walk..
Have a spooktacular Halloween everyone!!
We decided to support Team Hope by building a shoebox full of lovely items to surprise a child in need!
Some of us decided to build our build our boxes online. They will be sent around the world too.
A huge thank you to Ms. Harney for organising our Nature Walk with Patrick Hunt. We had a beautiful day for it and we learned so much from him!
We even did a worm dance to trick the worms into thinking it's raining...then they made their way to the top of the soil. This is exactly what the birds do!
Look in our SESE copies to see all the other wonderful things we found out!
We designed our own Christmas cards which can be ordered on Aladdin. Didn't we do a fabulous job?
Look at our 3D models of the Respiratory System! They will take your breath away!!
We held our very own Late Late Toy Show in Room 20 on Friday! We had to review a favourite game, outdoor game, toy or book. We presented it to the audience and demonstrated how it works. We had a lot of fun!! During the intervals we had so many talented acts perform. Members of our school choir, singers and jugglers, dancers, strictly ballroom dancers , to name but a few, all performed on the day,
Watch our Ryan Tubridy!! You've got competition!!
Our choir opened up the festivities!
Look who composed their own beautiful Christmas poem for the occasion!
Some of our dancers....
Of course, we had a book section...just like the real Toy Show...
Here are more of our wonderful interval acts!!
And Go Go Joseph was the finale !
A huge thank you to you all, for making our Toy Show such a success!!
We used Chalk Pastels to create these wonderful pictures of snowmen at night time.
Here are just a little selection of our beautiful cribs we made.
We had a very special visitor, who brought a lovely present for our class and sweets for us all! A big thank you to Santa and all his helpers!!
Look at our magnificent Chinese Scroll Paintings!
We made these collages using the theme of Spring to inspire us.
Look at our amazing projects on China. We had been learning about Chinese New Year. We had to do our own research for our projects and present them to the class. Some of us used powerpoint, books and posters to display our information.
We looked at some of the work by Gustav Klimt. We tried to work out the story behind this beautiful picture. We looked at the patterns Klimt uses in his works of art. We created our own masterpieces inspired by Klimt. Aren't they impressive?
Mick Waters from Microsoft came in to us for an hour of Coding. We were set a challenge to make our own Whack a Mole Game! Thank you to Mick Waters!
Here we are planting potatoes and turnips!
Today was World Book Day. We talked about our favourite books. We wrote Book Reviews. Our Art today was about World Book Day. Look who came to visit us!!
Cinderella and her two ugly sisters!!
The Mad Hatter!
The Demon Dentist.....be afraid!!
Georgie from Captain Underpants!
Little Miss Twins!
Carla from There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
Katy and her sister Clover!
George and Timmy the dog!
Lionel Messi from Facts on Lionel Messi
Holly the Fairy!!
From Meu Meu!
From Space Band!
These girls brought in their favourite books!!
Look at our amazing World Book Day Art. We had to turn a plain wooden spoon into a character from a famous book! Look at these....
We had a wonderful treat this afternoon. We watched a screening of the short film "Mildly Different" in the hall. It is about an autistic girl Christina and it follows her life from childhood to adulthood.This was followed by a Questions and Answers session with the director Anna Czarska. Such a special afternoon. Thank you Anna.
What a way to celebrate International Women's Day. We had our first session of Tag Rugby with Mary who plays for Ireland in Women's Rugby! We are looking forward to next week already!
Julie Ann came in from Barnardos to do an Internet Safety Workshop with us.
On March 8th we celebrated International Women's Day. We had to think of women that inspire us. We had to do our own research and create a Woman of Excellence Report. Here are just some of the women whose stories inspire us.
We had to come in dressed in green for our La Glas!
We had so much fun at the Ceili!
We had a Trath na gCeist in the hall against 3rd Class and the other 4th classes!! Results on Monday!!
We have had fun learning Amhran na bhFiann and performing it for the school. We learned Baidin Fheilimi. We played Searaidi too.
Happy St. Patrick's Day to all!!
Speaking of inspirational women....we need look no further than our Mums.
Thanks a bunch for all you do!
Happy Mothers' Day to you all on the 19th March.
We have just finished our class novel, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. As we read through the story..we entered the wardrobe that led to the magical land of Narnia. We created Dioramas of our favourite scenes from this wonderful novel. Prepare to be amazed....
This morning, we went out on yard and used chalk to write positive messages for all to see!
As part of Wellbeing Week we got busy in the kitchen!! We made these delicious treats. We had a school bake sale. The money raised will go to our school and Irish Cancer Society.
We have been working on another class novel. This time it was Under the Hawthorn Tree. We answered questions, wrote diary entries and wrote sensory poems about the workhouse. We also created these wonderful famine cottages from clay.
To celebrate Bike Safety Week, we cycled to the GAA and worked on bike drills set up by Garda Shane! We had a great day!
We have been learning about healthy eating. We talked about the Food Pyramid and designed a Healthy Lunch making sure to include, fruit and vegetables, protein, carbohydrate and dairy.
We also looked and responded to the paintings of Giuseppe Arcimboldo. He created portraits using fruit and vegetables and sometimes even flowers!
We decided to do the same...what fruit and vegetables can you spot?
This week we went on our school tour to a Let's Go Camp in Kilcullen.
Here are just some of the fun activities we enjoyed!
Relay Race in the Inflatable!
We have been learning about the Vikings in History. We decided to create our own Viking Longships in Art. We made sure to name our Viking Longships and include the main features of the longships. Here are just some of our creations!