We had been working hard on our new theme of 'The Garden Centre' in Aistear before the school closures. Here we were printing 'tulips' using forks, using compost in our sand box and planting seeds!
We were working on writing words too. We stretched out the word paying attention to what sounds we heard at the beginning, middle and end. Try this at home!
We were super excited to go to the post box to post our letters! We wrote lovely thank you letters to our parents and made sure we had our address and a stamp on our envelopes.
We watched the video from 'An Post' of the journey of our mail.
We waited patiently and our letters arrived within a day or two!!
In February, we had lots of fun working in our post office in Aistear. We wrote letters and postcards to each other and we worked hard as postal workers selling stamps, TV licences, along with sorting letters and parcels and delivering them to all parts of our classroom!
We even used our Bee Bot to deliver mail to the shops and houses. We worked together to pick a house or shop, designed an algorithm to give the Bee Bot the instructions on how to get there. We then programmed the Bee Bot with our algorithms. We used our problem-solving skills if he didn't reach his destination!!
We are loving our new Aistear Theme for January- The Doctor's Surgery.
We have been in role as doctors, patients, nurses, pharmacists and receptionists.
There has been lots of broken bones, tummy aches, earaches and a need for injections!
We also have had our Doctor's Surgery in the small world where we designed our own Doctor's Surgery. We had waiting rooms for the patients, a doctors bed so the doctor could look after the patient and a reception area.
We even built hospitals and tall towers in the construction area.
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