Ireland in 2116

I was walking through Dublin this morning and noticed that the Art Gallery was open so we decided to pop in for a coffee and a quick look around. One of the current exhibitions is ‘Imagining Ireland in 2116’ which was a competition that was run as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. Hundreds […]

Easter Art Ideas

Two weeks until the Easter holidays! I can’t believe how quickly this year is going! So here are some Art ideas for Easter. I’ve split them into 3 categories; easter eggs, easter bonnets/baskets and bunnies/chicks! If you have any other ideas – email me or comment below! Easter Eggs     Easter Bonnets/Baskets     […]

Mothers Day Ideas

Mothers Day is on the 26th March this year. It can be a difficult day for children and adults who have lost their mothers so its important to be aware of the home situations of the children in your class and maybe instead of the focus on ‘Mothers’ day they could choose a female person who plays […]

Music Mondays 3

This weeks music monday is a piece of music from ‘The Last of the Mohicans’ called ‘The Kiss’ or ‘The Gael’ . I have loved this piece of music since I first watched the movie many years ago and I used to listen to it constantly. Music; Compare and contrast the two sections of the […]

Music Mondays 2

This week I’m sharing a well known and loved song – The Erie Canal by Bruce Springsteen. This YouTube video gives the lyrics as well as some useful facts about the Erie Canal.

Valentines Ideas

Valentines Day is just around the corner so here are some ideas to use for a thematic day/week based around St. Valentine and love.

Music Mondays 1

Music Mondays is a new blogpost idea I had at the beginning of January but Mondays kept passing and I kept forgetting so here is my first blogpost in this series. Music Mondays will be a series of blogposts where I write about songs/ tunes/pieces of music that I’ve used in the classroom or that I […]

New Year Activities

So today is the last official day of the Christmas holidays. The thoughts of returning to school on Monday fill me with fear – while I love my job, I also love the holidays and alarm clocks, making lunches, commuting and working are not very appealing at the moment. So instead of planning/changing timetables I […]

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