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Science Fun

The children of An Droichead 2 marked the end of science week by carrying out a fun experiment with skittles! First we placed the skittles in the bottom of a dish, around the edge. Then we put some water in, and look what happened! We made a ‘skittle rainbow’! It was lovely and colorful, and […]

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Aistear in An Droichead

As part of the Aistear programme, all the Junior Infants are exploring the theme of food for the month of November. To tie in with our Lifeskills programme we decided to learn how to make sandwiches. So it was off to the shop to buy bread, ham, cheese, jam and bananas. On the way we […]

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Hot Chocolate

The children from An Droichead got together from some hot chocolate this week….Yummy!!

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A Visit to the Library

What could be nicer than a story and a treat? Well that is just what the children from An Droichead 1 enjoyed this week. They went on a visit to Blackpool Library where they enjoyed storytime followed by a trip to the café for some tasty treats.

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Halloween Fun

We had a lovely Halloween fun day today in An Droichead 2. We began our day by making Halloween Rice Krispie cakes for our party. Then we made some decorations, we made scary ghosts. We also made witch’s slime and loved the texture of this. We carved one of the pumpkins which was grown in […]

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Toffee Apple Time

The children in An Droichead really enjoyed some Halloween Fun this week.

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Sensory Walk

Last week, the children in An Droichead 2 decided to go on a walk, but a walk indoors and in our bare feet! We went on a ‘sensory walk’ . We had lots of tubs filled with various materials. We explored the sensation of walking on rough, smooth, hard, soft and liquid materials such as […]

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Green Fingers!

We had great fun this morning in An Droichead planting up some window boxes. We planted some daffodil bulbs last autumn and we were delighted to see them grow. Today we planted pansies and we look forward to seeing their beutiful colous in a few weeks time.

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Feed the Birds

The children of Mrs McSweeney’s class, An Droichead, filled our new window bird feeder with seeds during the week. They had great fun observing the feeder from the classroom and managed to get some photos of our feathered friends enjoying an unexpected lunch!

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