Tree Day

Tree Day

The Tree Council of Ireland, supported by Tetra Pak, is calling on primary schools across the country to get involved in Tetra Pak Tree Day and plant a tree on Thursday, 1st October 2020. The theme for this year’s campaign is “Be a Force for Nature” to encourage...
Picture Books in Senior Classes

Picture Books in Senior Classes

Picture Books can often be associated with younger pupils in the primary school but there are also many suitable picture books which can be used with senior pupils. This video shows examples of some of the picture books that I use with my senior class pupils. A couple...
Hessian Visual Arts Lesson

Hessian Visual Arts Lesson

Hessian is an easy material to use for a Visual Arts lesson under the Fabric and Fibre Strand. Pupils in various class standards should be able to complete this lesson. The video below demonstrates how to complete this lesson. The video demonstrates how to create a...
Create a House Pop-Up

Create a House Pop-Up

Pupils like to create added dimensions to their own handmade books, booklets or greeting cards. It is a way for them to present their own work in a creative and interesting way. Adding a pop-up feature to a book or greeting card can give it the wow factor. This video...
Create a Book From One Page

Create a Book From One Page

Pupils love to create books of their own, using them as a way of presenting their own work. The video below shows how to make an eight-page book from one sheet of paper. This can be done using A4 or A3 sized paper or it can even be done with a large sheet of cartridge...
Primary-Secondary Transition Booklet for Parents

Primary-Secondary Transition Booklet for Parents

This is the time of the year when parents and 6th class pupils’ minds start thinking about post-primary and the transition from primary school. There is a decision to be made on the school to attend, subjects to take, transport to and from the post-primary school and...