I hope you are all looking after yourselves and keeping well .We can use this extra time to practice some wonderful art work at home.
For Dalkey and Inishturk all you need is a pencil and paper for a lovely self portraits:
For Blasket and Inishbofin some nice drawing tutorials on shoes
Gola can keep on top of their drawing skills with the above lovely tutorial and the link below is also lovely for sunflowers drawing,
Rathlin can have some fun with the following link
PLease e mail me your wonderful work at firstname.lastname@example.org .I look forward to hearing from you all .👍
For Steven and Penuel and Séanadh, they can practice various spelling rules using the different game options. make sure to view the word list, listen to the word, listen to the word in a sentence and listen to the word segmented. https://spellingframe.co.uk/
- click on year 1
- there are 47 spelling rules to play with. start on spelling rule 1.
- click on play
- click on spelling tiles
- click on view words
- (listen to) word, sentence and segment
- click on back
- choose a game to play.
Good Luck Steven, Séanadh and Penuel!
Sorrell, Michael, Cynthia and Jayden you will practice the following spelling list using the activities underneath.
Adriel and Philip can do the above activities but practice writing their names, family member’s names or letters of the alphabet.
Hi Everyone Hope you are all well . Here is some work for Class Green for the coming week .
Group 1 :Writing
Practice writing lower case letters of the alphabet . Copy the letters under an adult’s writing .
Practice writing the days of the week .
Write 5 sentences of news each day with the help of a parent or sibling .
.Maths : Use the website Topmarks for practice with number work ,counting and sequences
Practice counting to 20 with objects and toys . Do simple addition to 10 using counters . 2+4= 3+2=
Practice telling the time to the hour using the kitchen clock . Draw your own clock with a yogurt carton and fill in the numbers .
Art : Make an Easter card for someone in your family
English : Continue to do a page of your spelling workbook each day .Learn the 15 spellings and ask an adult to give you a test each Friday . For those children on English workbooks, do a page each night. Practice alphabetical order . Write the 26 letters of the alphabet out in a row and write 6 selected words in alphabetical order . Write 5 lines of news each day .
Maths : Practice counting in 4’s . Write out the 4 times tables( 4×1= 4×2=4×3= and practice simple multiplication sums with numbers to 20 15×4= 17×4= Practice telling the time to the hour and the half hour using the kitchen clock . Use the website Topmarks for practice in addition and multiplication .
Art : Make an Easter card for a family member .
Have fun . Stay safe . M Daly
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The orange circle next to the green magnifying glass at the bottoms of the task bar (see picture above) provides a small activity on key story words at the end of each book. The children can match each word to the correct picture by joining the dots.
Great news! The Ark cultural centre for children are beginning a series of ‘at home’ screenings and events. First up, tomorrow its ‘The Haircut’ which was a hit production at last years Dublin Theatre Festival and now for 24 hours only from tomorrow at 12pm (Thursday 2nd April) you can watch it live in your living room! Details here: https://ark.ie/season/the-ark-at-home You might like to watch ‘The Haircut’ and tell us what you thought about it for the Creative Critic challenge this week! You can watch the show trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyOIb9TX0gc&feature=emb_title
Labhraidh Loingseach has a secret. He wears his hair long and he has it cut only once a year. Once a year on the same night in the same place and in the same style. But never by the same barber. Recommended Ages 8+
The Haircut is a cautionary tale with a live musical soundtrack.
The Haircut is a fairytale remixed and retold.
Hope you are keeping well and taking a little bit of exercise and fresh air a few times each day.It is also very important to exercise your mind and look after your mind. Here is a little exercise Id like you to try to keep your mind exercised!click here to listen to it. Don,t worry if you cant do it,It takes a few times !
Lets get cooking….
Click here to make a virtual pizza today.
REMEMBER keep doing your little tasks around the house.See previous posts for the list.
If the bin needs taking out make sure the hands are covered or washed immediately afterwards.
(B) Now sow your seed (see attached)
- Fill your container with compost (or soil, if you have none) then level and firm with your hand ( this is so the seeds don’t fall through the compost).
- Sow the seeds on top of the compost. If they are large, you can push them into the soil. Otherwise cover them by sprinkling a little compost over them.
- Write the name and date on your label, and insert into container.
- Water the seeds evenly.
- Place on a sunny window sill.