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Kirkinriola Primary School, Ballymena

Welcome to Term 3

Welcome back to school boys and girls.

Our topic this term is " Legends, Lands and Loughs"

We will be exploring our local environment and are excited to be visiting The Giant's Causeway.  

 

 

 

 

 

Learning about pattern

Copying a pattern
Copying a pattern
 
P1 copy a 1:1 pattern
P1 copy a 1:1 pattern
 
Is it exactly the same?
Is it exactly the same?
 
Copying a 2:1 pattern.
Copying a 2:1 pattern.
 
A happy boy . Task completed . Can you spot a problem?
A happy boy . Task completed . Can you spot a problem?
 
A 1:1 pattern.
A 1:1 pattern.
 
I can copy 1:1 pattern.
I can copy 1:1 pattern.
 
P2-4 made their own patterns.
P2-4 made their own patterns.
 
 
 
 

Watch what we have been learning about

Pretending to walk like the Queen - Pussy cat, Pussy cat
Pretending to walk like the Queen - Pussy cat, Pussy cat
 
 
 
Building words
Building words
 
 
 
 
 
Being creative
Being creative
 
 
Showing their finished models
Showing their finished models
 
Looking for letters
Looking for letters
 
Identifying the numbers on the calendar
Identifying the numbers on the calendar
 
Finding numbers on the cupboard doors
Finding numbers on the cupboard doors
 
Standing beside number 5
Standing beside number 5
 
Number 10 and the 100 number square
Number 10 and the 100 number square
 
 
Numbers on the clock and on the blocks
Numbers on the clock and on the blocks
 
Numbers on the weather chart
Numbers on the weather chart
 
Numbers on the mat
Numbers on the mat
 
Numbers on the teacher's desk
Numbers on the teacher's desk
 
Numbers on the line
Numbers on the line
 
Using magnetic numbers to make sums
Using magnetic numbers to make sums
 
 
 

The Recycling Bus and a class challenge to recycle 1 piece of paper

 
Testing the strength of the storage container/stool
Testing the strength of the storage container/stool
 
A bag made from recycled yoghurt tubs!
A bag made from recycled yoghurt tubs!
 
 
A Treasure Map
A Treasure Map
 
"A TV man"
 
 
Wallpaper
Wallpaper
 
A sausage roll !
A sausage roll !
 
 
A treasure map
A treasure map
 
A pencil holder
A pencil holder
 
A book mark
A book mark
 
A book mark
A book mark
 
"A handbag like the one my mummy took to the wedding."
 
 
 

Literacy

Word building linked to our topic
Word building linked to our topic
 
 
Practising using sounds to spell  CVC words
Practising using sounds to spell CVC words
 
 
Word building using magnetic letters
Word building using magnetic letters
 
P3 &4 put themselves in alphabetical order
P3 &4 put themselves in alphabetical order
 
Using classroom objects to learn about alphabetical order and discussing have we got it right.
Using classroom objects to learn about alphabetical order and discussing have we got it right.
 

Some of the resources we have been using to help us learn new things.

 

Castles

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Number Challenge P2

Primary 2 were given the challenge

Can you build a model using 16 pieces?

Can you talk about your model to the rest of the class ?

All of the Primary 2 children completed the challenge . Their ideas and models were amazing!!!! They worked on their own to complete a challenge, they used their imagination ,they decided what they wanted to use to make their model and they were able to express themselves in front of others. Congratulations Primary 2!!! 

16 piece models

A play park for a hamster by Ryan
A play park for a hamster by Ryan
 
 
A Kids Machine - it shows what kids can do!! by Penney
A Kids Machine - it shows what kids can do!! by Penney
 
 
A carpet by Connie
A carpet by Connie
 
Daffodil bulbs by Taliyah
Daffodil bulbs by Taliyah
 
A rat car by Adam
A rat car by Adam
 
 
It opens up when the rat wants out!
It opens up when the rat wants out!
 
A cannon machine by Scott
A cannon machine by Scott
 
The Queen of Flowers by Laura
The Queen of Flowers by Laura
 
 
A motorbike by Adam
A motorbike by Adam
 
 

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25th Mar 2015
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