Lá Glas in Ms Duffy’s Room

Last Friday the15th, we celebrated Lá Glas. There was much excitement as we all came into school dressed up in our lovely green outfits. We did some lovely artwork and then we went up to the hall to take part in our Céilí Mór. We had been practising the dance...

Race Around Europe

In Ms Duffy’s room, we have been participating daily in our race around Europe.  We have managed to clock up enough laps to get us to London, so we celebrated with some afternoon tea!! We now have Paris in our sights and look forward to celebrating with some...

Pyjama Day in Ms Duffy’s Room

There was much excitement in Ms Duffy’s Room on the 7th of March when all the children arrived at school dressed in pyjamas or their favourite book character. We started off the day with a few laps getting us closer to our chosen capital London and then we...

Fairy Tale Aistear Theme

We are enjoying much playful learning in drama and literacy in Ms Duffy’s room with this theme. Again we went with two roleplay areas which allowed lots of opportunity for rich oral language to be used. Our theatre shop and concession stand were very busy as...

The French Pastry Shop

March came in like a lion in Ms Duffy’s room with our new theme “The French Pastry Shop”.  The children were just so excited. We worked in two role play areas: “The French Bakery” which sold its wares to the public and “The Pastry...

At the Dentist

What playful learning took place in Ms Duffy’s room in January with our new Aistear Theme “At the Dentist”.  We spent some time learning all the appropriate vocabulary first like decay, cavities and flossing and then put all our newly acquired...