Dave's Jungle visited the school today! It was a great opportunity to meet lots of different animals up close! We were so lucky to get the chance to meet lots of animals like snakes, an iguana, Fergal the chameleon, Gloria an American alligator, Spike an alligator snapping turtle, Charlotte and Hairy Mary the tarantulas.
On the snail trail…
Room 3 went on a snail hunt today. **** What did we do? We made a list of all the things we know about snails. Here are the words we came up with: Slime Shell Brown You find them in the soil or in holes in the wall (Anna saw them there near her house). [...]
Green Flag for Biodiversity
As part of our Green Flag Programme for Biodiversity, Ms O'Neill and her first class participated in Green Sod Ireland's bee-friendly planting project "Bee Aware" on November 10th. The children learned about pollination, how to identify common Irish bumblebee species and how to help local bees by making their school garden more bee-friendly. The students sowed [...]