Mrs. Burke's Room
Mrs. Burke teaches 1st, 2nd and 3rd class.
Welcome back to school everyone.I hope you enjoyed the summer holidays and are ready for another fun filled year of learning.
We celebrated Roald Dahl day on 13th September, to mark 100 years since the birth of this great writer.
We are reading Charlie and the Chocolate factory in class and all the children received a little surprise in their wonka bar that evening. Hope you all enjoyed your free evening!! Check out our gigantic WONKA bar.
Tin whistle lessons have started in 1st and 2nd classes. First class are learning new notes d , e f#.
Second class are learning Óró sé do bheatha abhaile.
5 minutes each night is all it takes to make you a GREAT tin whistle player.
A very important area of play involves building with construction toys of different kinds. This is an important creative and learning experience. Construction toys offer open- end opportunities for children to DESIGN and CREATE imaginative structures.
Construction toys help
*capacity for creative, divergent thinking.
*social and language skills.
We are so lucky to have a great supply of good quality construction toys in our room. We have lego, K-nex and magsnaps. The children enjoy playing with these in the morning and during golden time. Check out some of the great creations.