Archive for October, 2017

Halloween Dress Up in Mercy PS

We had a fabulous day, dressing up for Halloween. Can you recognise us?                                                                             Our cake sale went great too                               

Pumpkin Carving

3rd class and Mrs Murray’s class had a real treat on Monday when Ms Treacy and Mrs Murray invited them to a pumpkin carving session. Some parents came too and a great time was had. Some fabulous pumpkins were carved for Halloween. It was a mucky, messy job but the girls loved it!       […]

Maths Week in Junior Infants!

Maths Week fun and games in Junior Infants! We had fun playing maths games such as Snakes and Ladders, Counting Caterpillars, Happy Faces, Hopscotch and many more. We completed many maths challenges during the week such as using tweezers and pompoms to solve problems and creating patterns using links. We used Quizpa Maths on the […]

Aistear activities in Junior Infants!

     Junior Infants on their Aistear journey! Teddy Bears Birthday: Role play station, Small World area (Oral Language development & Socialisation) Sand & water area: We made birthday cakes for Teddy using moulds and placed the correct numeral and number of candles on top! (Maths!) We also designed and made birthday cakes and treats from […]

Junior and Senior Infants visit Birr Library

  On Wednesday, September 27th, Junior and Senior Infants attended the official launch of Once Upon a Story-time, Offaly Libraries early literacy initiative for 2 -6 year olds. The girls enjoyed listening to the story ‘Cat in the Hat’ and the treats afterwards!  

5th Class Archaeologists

5th class had a great time digging for artefacts.                                        We also found some live artefacts!      

Mercy Primary School, Birr, Co. Offaly