The sun shone brightly this week for our tree hunt and we really enjoyed getting out into the fresh air and exploring our local area. The girls identified lots of native and non-native trees around the school and took leaf and … Continue reading →
STEPS Engineers week will take place from the 27th of February to the 5th of March 2021.Next week from the 1st -5th of March the children in Scoil Mhuire Lourdes will be doing some online and hands-on engineering activities as part of their SESE work.
This Weekend marks the start of STEPS Engineers Week. On Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of February STEPS are running Online Engineering Fairs for families. Tune in to engineering shows and workshops suitable for the whole family. Families can sign up for free and choose from a range of age appropriate shows and workshops for your family to enjoy together.
These shows and workshops are a fun and enjoyable way for all the family to get involved in Engineers Week and for the children to become familiar with the concept of engineering as they explore various aspects of engineering in the coming week.
Over the month of November we loved exploring ‘The Egyptians’. It was a very interesting topic. We created colourful pieces of Art. In construction we created the Giza pyramids and its surrounding area. Our favourite part of all was we … Continue reading →
Our caterpillars have now formed into chrysalides so it was time to move them to their butterfly habitat. There was a lot of wiggling and shaking when we moved them but they are now in their new home ready for their beautiful transformation. One of the chrysalides didn’t stick to the lid so he will emerge as a butterfly from the piece of tissue. We will have our five class butterflies within the next week, how exciting 😁 I hope you are all keeping well and listening to all the adults at home.
Third class were very busy celebrating Engineers week. We explored different types of bridges and looked at how they are constructed. In groups we made a variety of different bridges. The challenge we had was to make the strongest bridge … Continue reading →
Wishing the girls from 5th the best of luck tomorrow in the SEAI One Good Idea Regional Final in Rathmines. They will be leaving from the church car park @ 7.30am and will be back before the end of the school day. Please monitor your phone for updates.
Also, tune into RTÉ News2Day @ 4.20pm this evening to see the girls in action!