Room 12 were learning all about the farm in February. We investigated how milk gets to us; from farm to glass. Cream comes from milk...did you know that if you shake a jar of cream for enough time it will change into butter?? We tested this out...it works!! We made our own butter and enjoyed [...]
Taking care of our teeth
Junior Infants have been learning about caring for their teeth. We did an experiment and we needed: 5 x hard boiled eggs 4 x glass jars orange juice water vinegar cola Hard boiled eggs are like our teeth: hard on the outside and soft on the inside. We used hard boiled eggs to see what happens [...]
Out lollipop lady visited us today to talk about road safety. This is really important for adults and children. She asked us all to wear a high visi and helmet when on our bikes and scooters, to watch for road signals and to listen carefully to adults when crossing the road. Be safe and be [...]
There's no better way to spend a sunny day than to blow bubbles. Junior Infants made their own bubble makers to blow the best bubbles in Rathmines. They also came up with questions which you might like to try to answer: What happens to the water? What happens to the soap? How do you make [...]
It’s a zoo in here!
Not really! Dave and his mengarie of wild animals visited our school. As always, the children were really well behaved and welcoming of all our guests. The children learned lots about the animals they met. They observed and handled the animals with great care which showed us teachers that the future of wildlife is in [...]
Is It Waterproof?
This week in Room 9, we are learning all about water! Here we are exploring what kind of items are waterproof! We are using pipettes to drop water onto plastic bags, newspaper, tin foil, cloths, cotton balls and rubber gloves, and recording our results!