Our céili was one of the events planned to mark Seachtain na Gaeilge.
The children in 1st. 2nd and 3rd. classes learnt about “Sound”, and had fun with the telephones they made.
This month’s aistear theme in Junior and Senior Infants is Antarctica and the Arctic. The children are really enjoying learning about the animals who live in these regions. They have learnt about how these animals survive in such extreme weather conditions and we investigated with fat to show how a layer of blubber helps keep them warm in the ice cold water. The Junior Infants painted a backdrop for our artwork including the Northern Lights, The children learnt about Inuits and made igloos for out Antarctica display. We drew Walruses and Polar Bears and painted pictures using snow paint.
Today Mrs. Pam Wood came and gave a presentation to the children on the Oltiasika Water Tanks Project in the Diocese of Kajiado in Kenya. The money raised from our walk with water is being used in the refurbishment of these tanks to ensure clean water storage for the Maasai.