Dinosaurs Continued in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we continued exploring and investigating as paleontologists. We made clay dinosaurs, paper plate dinosaurs and wrote our own dinosaurs stories (with a beginning, middle and end). We had so much fun and can’t wait to see what we will be learning about after the mid-term break. Kim and Clara can’t […]

Paleontologists in Junior Infants

Have a look at our week exploring dinosaurs and fossils in junior infants. It was so much fun, we made mala dinosaurs, created our own dinosaurs, played as paleontologists in the dig and wrote our own dinosaur books.

Healthy Living Continued in Junior Infants

In junior infants this week we continued learning about keeping our minds and bodies healthy. In Aistear we played in the doctors surgery, we made healthy food in the kitchen, we examined and made xrays. Finally we used our sense of taste to identify different fruit and vegetables while blindfolded. It was great fun. Loads […]

This week in Senior Infants…

We had so much fun in Senior Infants this week learning all about the weather! We learned that people who study and forecast the weather are called Meteorologists! We also did a really fun experiment in Aistear that showed us that rain droplets are heavier than clouds! We had a visitor in Natalie’s class who […]

The Senses in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we were learning about the five senses. During role play we played in the doctor’s surgery. We were so excited when someone brought in a real stethoscope for us to look at. One group used their ears to listen to a variety of sounds and draw what they heard. Another […]

Toys From the Past in Junior Infants

What a wonderful week we had in junior infants this week. Clara’s class had our first week of Power hour. We had such a super time. Emily helped us with our tricky words, Brendan was very impressed with our reading (we love reading books) and Clara thought we were fantastic at writing our letters in […]

Toys from the past

We’ve  had a great first week back after the holidays in Junior infants. Everyone enjoyed seeing their friends and sharing their news. In Aistear we were learning all about ‘Toys from the past’. We compared old toys and modern toys, some of the toys we looked at we had never seen before!! In phonics we […]

Winter in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we loved learning about winter in aistear. In phonics we looked at the sounds f and b. We can now read words like bus, bun, fun and many more.

Fun in Junior Infants

We have been having a super time in junior infants this week. In Aistear we played as Inuits in an igloo and explore the North Pole. We made winter wreaths, dressed ourselves up nice and warm for the cold months ahead using fabric and fibre. We also made animals from the North Pole with mala […]

Transport In Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we were learning about different types of transport. We had so much fun checking in our luggage and showing our passports and boarding passes before flying to Disneyland, Spain and loads of others places. We are so good at our sounds now that Clara and Kim gave us some new […]

Space Continued in Junior Infants

We had a great time in junior infants learning about space this week. We loved writing our own space stories and we hope they were enjoyed by people at home. We made sure to think about the characters and setting when writing our stories. Before we started writing we discussed the beginning, middle and end […]

Space Time in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we are learning about space. We have been talking a lot about the different planets and travelling through outer space. We have a lot of super astronauts in our classes who loved playing outer space during role play this week. We made pictures to show the planets which are close […]

Dress Up in Junior Infants

Have a look at the wonderful pictures of junior infants dressed up today, they all looked super. We loved talking about our costumes, we couldn’t believe when we were calling the rolla and we heard ‘Is mise Batman’ ‘Is mise Vampirella’ and much more. Enjoy the mid-term break everyone, Kim and Clara

Junior Infants agus Oíche Shamhna

This week in junior infants we had a super time learning about Oíche Shamhna in both aistear and Gaeilge. In aistear we made skeleton pictures with cotton buds, we made spider head bands, played in the witches kitchen and played bingo in groups.   In phonics we have been revising our letters, Clara and Kim […]

Autumn Continued in Junior Infants

What a wonderful week  learning and exploring in junior infants. We took another trip to the school forest on Monday to explore the woodland area and the leaves of red, yellow and brown. We painted our own tree pictures and used our fingers to paint the leaves in different colours. We were so excited to […]