All about Japan
The school has been celebrating the rugby world cup by learning about Japan. We have had a very busy week.
This week we have -
- learnt how to say hello and thank you.
-made some cherry blossom trees
- used scissors to make flags
-painted some Lotus flowers
-worked as a team to make an aeroplane so we could fly to Japan
-used the Beebots to visit special places in Japan.
-we made cubes out of the waffle blocks and became Taiko drummers.
-used chopsticks to pick up noodles
-made an origami dog or cat
- investigate how to make the bullet trains go faster by using the guttering
- created a zen garden
- made bonsai trees
On Tuesday we learned about the Japanese girls festival, Hinamatsuri. We made fans and kokeshi dolls.
On Wednesday we learned about the Japanese boys festival, Tango no Sekku.
On Friday we made sushi, yum
We had great fun Tuesday afternoon. Mrs Cory told us some facts about Ireland and we watched a clip from Riverdance. We then went to the hall and Róisín taught us some dance steps.
Michael Flatley and Jean Butler have some awesome competition!
Archive photographs 2017-2018