First class have have been learning all about Mexico in school this term.
One interesting fact that we learnt was that in Mexico at children’s parties, the children will have a piñata filled with treats and surprises.
Ms. Feeney got the class a piñata as a treat for the class! So we could try it out for ourselves 🙂.
We all took a turn to hit the piñata.
The piñata after we were finished! There were so many yummy treats 😊
The students in Le Chéile were overjoyed to get a visit from service dogs from ‘My Canine Companion’ this week. The children interacted with the dogs by petting them, hugging them, chatting to them and taking them for walks around the room on a lead. The dogs responded excellently to all children and really brightened up their day.
We’d like to thank the volunteers from this fantastic organisation for bringing the dogs out to visit our class.
My Canine Companion provides highly trained and skilled service dogs to assist children and young adults living with disabilities, particularly Autism. They are committed to helping children and their families gain independence, companionship and safety through the provision of service dogs. They provide a customised and individualised service which meets needs of each individual client.
“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just that little ‘extra‘.”
We designed our own funky socks for Down Syndrome Day
Everyone in our school wore odd/funky socks today to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. Socks are used as the symbol because chromosomes are shaped like socks and people with Down Syndrome are born with an extra one. GET CELEBRATING!
Junior Infants and Second Class celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 7th March by doing some ‘Buddy Reading’. They each found a buddy from the opposite class and second class pupils read some books to their buddy from Junior Infants.
Both classes loved getting to know their new friends and asked each other lots of questions to get to know each other better.
They had ‘THE BEST DAY’ celebrating World Book Day with their new buddy! 🙂
We had great fun making pancakes for Pancake Tuesday.
We mixed flour with eggs in a large bowl and added milk gradually until we were happy with the consistency of the pancake batter. We all got a chance to stir the batter to make sure there were no lumps. We helped teacher to cook our pancakes and put our favourite toppings on top. They were YUMMY!
Our favourite part of the process was eating our delicious pancakes. As you can see from the photos, the most popular topping for the pancakes was…