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Fun in Junior Infants, Room 1

Ms. Delahunty's Junior Infant boys and girls have had a great start to the school year 🙂  We had so much fun and made lots of new friends. 
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Salesian Baking Challenge

This week we are having the Salesian Baking Challenge. Your challenge is to bake something yummy 😋 You will find lots of delicious recipes attached that you might like to try such as Fairy Cakes, Rocky Road, Rice Krispie Buns, Munchy Flapjacks, ...
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Junior Nurses and Doctors

​Looking back at our Junior Nurses and Doctors who were very busy during Aistear this year learning how to make appointments, check temperatures, write prescriptions for medicine and even put on plasters and bandages. 
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Salesian STEM Challenge: Tinfoil Tower.

​Your challenge this week is to design a free standing tower or structure using only tinfoil. There are many different ways to complete this challenge. Take a look at the poster for some ideas and get creative with your designs! We can't wait to see ...
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Spaghetti Structure Challenge

This week's challenge is to build a super strong spaghetti structure that will balance a small ball in top. See poster attached for details of your challenge 🙂 Happy building everyone!  Keep an eye on out FB page on Wednesday for photos of ...
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Build a Bridge STEM Challenge

Your challenge this week is to design a bridge that is strong enough to hold some toy cars without it collapsing. Send your teacher photos of your design for inclusion in our blog next week 🌉
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Paper Plane STEM Challenge

​This week's challenge is to use a sheet of A4 paper to design a paper plane 🛩️ Investigate a variety of designs and see which one can travel the farthest. Remember to send a photo of your design to your class teacher to be included in our school blo...
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Salesian STEM Challenge: Egg Drop

​ Are you ready for the 'Egg Drop Challenge'? This week's STEM Challenge is to design a cover that will protect your egg from breaking when dropped. This might be a messy one so it might be better to test your design outside 🥚 Keep an eye on this pag...
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Salesian STEM Challenge

Looking for a fun activity to do at home? Why not take on our Salesian STEM Challenge? This week we are challenging you to design a boat which successfully floats in a tank of water and can carry a cargo of at least one coin. As a bonus challenge: Ho...
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'Let's Get Active At Home' ‍️️‍️

​Staying at home shouldn't mean we can't stay active. Now more than ever it is very important to take care of both our physical and mental health. What better way to do that than exercise!  This year, because of COVID 19, it is not possible...
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Junior Infant, engineer visit.

Last week, Ms. Delahunty's Junior Infant Class had a visit from Cook Medical Engineer Francesca Zonella. Francesca told us that engineers solve problems. She showed us a model of a kidney and we got to practice removing kidney stones using a spe...
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3rd Class, Dell Visit

Last week, Sr. Frances' class had a very exciting day. Dave our engineer for the day, explored with the class about- what is an engineer? and why we need them?Then after a demonstratration from Dave the children set about building an 'Air Racer'...
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2nd class, engineers visit.

Ms. Griffin's class also had a visit from Emma Collins, Intel. The girls created balloon rockets using balloons, straws, tape and an air pump. They pumped each balloon with different volumes of air and investigated which would travel the furtherst. T...
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Senior Infants, Engineers Week

Ms.O' Connell and Ms. Keyes had a visit from Dell Engineer Dave Griffin during Engineer's Week. He told us all about different types of engineers and about how they are great at solving problems. We became Civil Engineers and built tall towers using ...
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Intel Visit, Senior Infants

​Ms. O Sullivan's Senior Infants had great fun when Emma Collins an engineer from Intel came to visit. We learned lots about wind power when we conducted an experiment with balloons & we also got to control a robot. There are lots of bu...
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Junior Infant Engineers Week

​Ms. O' Donnell and Ms. Dooley Ryan's 5th class students had a fantastic engineering workshop prepared for Ms. Delahunty's and Ms. Spicer's Junior Infants today. They explained how they designed and engineered their very own robot. We had great fun l...
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Fun in the snow

Room 1 had great fun in the snow. We brought out our buckets and spades. It was very exciting ⛄ 
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Yummy smoothies

Junior Infants, Room 1 were very busy today making delicious fruit smoothies...
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Junior Infant Aistear

 Junior Infants in Room 1 were very busy learning about the Arctic and polar animals this month. We had fun learning about penguins and building igloos!!
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Junior Infant Nativity

 Ms. Delahunty's Class performed their Christmas Play 'Shh, Don't Wake the Baby' last Tuesday.The children were all outstanding performers and told the Christmas Story as seen through the eyes f the animals. What a fantastic and entertainin...
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