Easter and Spring Activities

Hi everyone,

I hope all is well with you and your family.

Below is a set of activities for the next 2 weeks. The activities are designed to be completed without having to print off worksheets – just using your pencil, colours and copybook. They consist of Easter, Spring and general themed activities.

https://padlet.com/eleanormodowd/6rjudu805rr2

This is a link to my padlet account. Practise the song Trasna na dTonnta, do P.E with Joe or listen to an online story such as Peter Rabbit and Friends

How to draw an Easter Bunny

Try these: Would You Rather…

live in the sky or under the sea?                                                                                         only be able to whisper or have an incredibly loud voice?                                                    read books or write stories?

 

RTÉ TV

RTÉ, alongside the Department of Education, has launched a daily school-style show on TV to support families stuck at home amid the current health crisis.The programme will be aimed at primary school children from first to sixth class.You can watch it on RTÉ2 from 11 am to 12 pm (Mon-Fri).

 

Website for Religion

To help students, we have been granted free access to the Grow In Love online series. Simply go to the www.growinlove.ie website and use the following details to login:
Password: growinlove

 

I hope you have fun doing these tasks. Remember to include lots of play in your daily routine such as imaginative play, board games and Lego to name just a few.

 

Please note: As always, for internet based activities please ensure your children are supervised while accessing the internet.

Happy Easter,

Take care,

Ms O’Dowd

 

 

3rd and 4th Class

Hi everybody,

I hope everyone is keeping well. I have enclosed some work which you can try at home. Remember to continue to take care of one another!

Firstly, here is a link to your homework grid for March. There are various tasks whereby you can practise your counting, sing a song or write a list.

https://padlet.com/eleanormodowd/6rjudu805rr2 This is a link to my padlet account. You’ll find links to home workouts, drawing and storytelling. You can use the Splat Square to count just like we do in school. Revise you Gaeilge (Irish) on Duolingo and test your mental mathematical skills on topmarks.

 

 Tongue-twisters

A proper copper coffee pot. (x3)

Six smelly socks sit in a sink soaking in soapsuds.

Nine nice night nurses nursing nicely.

 

Website for Religion

To help students, we have been granted free access to the Grow In Love online series. Simply go to the www.growinlove.ie website and use the following details to login:
Password: growinlove

 

RTÉ TV

RTÉ, alongside the Department of Education, has launched a daily school-style show on TV to support families stuck at home amid the current health crisis.The programme will be aimed at primary school children from first to sixth class.This new school programme will debut on RTÉ2 on Monday, 30 March from 11 am to 12 pm, with a shorter ‘catch-up’ segment airing later on in the afternoon.

 

Sing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ah_Yf7ey1Q

 

Take care and stay safe!  I look forward to seeing each and everyone of you some time in the future!

Ms O’Dowd

Stories Shared for World Book Day

World Book Day celebrations in St. Gabriel’s reached peak excitement today with a number of activities including a Book Trail and the Where’s Wally? Challenge.

The largest event that took place was Share a Story and we were very lucky to have some parents and guardians who came to the school to share a story with all the children.

Well done to all involved! Continue reading

Senior Table Quiz

On Wednesday all the pupils from 1st class to 6th class took part in the senior One World Week table quiz. This is an annual event to celebrate the multi cultural diversity in our school. After a variety of questions from history to geography, Gaeilge to Lámh signs, music rounds to picture rounds, we had two teams tied at the top and two teams tied for 3rd place. This led to a very exciting finale. Romania were pipped at the post by India whose knowledge of World War 2 saw them secure 3rd place. Here are the results… Continue reading

Causey Farm

The children from Ms O’Dowd’s, Ms Whyte’s, Ms Walshes and Ms.Sweetman’s class went to Causey Farm Co.Meath on their school tour. They certainly didn’t muck around when it came to getting into the bog!!