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 […]

Autumn in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we were learning about Autumn. On Monday we went for a walk in the school forest to explore. In aistear we made clay hedgehogs, we collected leaves and made more hedgehogs with the leaves, we cut out woodland animals and played in the woodland role play area. In phonics we […]

The Gruffalo in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we loved learning about our new sound ‘t’. We are now blending our sounds together to read the words sat, at and a made up word tas. In maths we have been counting, writing the number zero, playing with numicon and talking about different sizes, big, small and medium. In […]

The last week of Junior Infants!

We had a fabulous last week in Junior Infants. We talked about and celebrated our learning and the friends that we’d made during our first year of school. It was fabulous to share our song with people from home and also with our friends in school. We had some super fun playing in the forest […]

Junior Infants’ Performance Invitation

David, Clara and the Junior Infants would like to invite their parents and guardians to the Junior Infant performance of their song ‘The Bird Song’. Junior infants have been working very hard at writing and practising this song and would love if you could come and watch us perform it on Wednesday morning (27/6/18) at […]

Summer in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we have been learning about summer. In aistear we dressed up lego cut outs in summer clothes, we played with sand, drew imaginative sand castles and painted summer pictures. In phonics we looked at our last sound ‘qu’, we made covers for our phonics magazines, we are so excited to […]

Junior Infants at Karibu Pet Farm

We had a fabulous time at Karibu Pet farm for our school tour. The weather was super and we had a great time exploring the playground and going for a tractor ride. We got to meet lots of animals and even got to go on some go-karts! The Junior Infants were absolutely brilliant and were […]

Music makers in Junior Infants

We had a lovely week this week. We explored sounds and how they are made, we played lots of different instruments and listened to lots of songs. We even made our own instruments. In David’s class we got to record a song that we’d written in Aistear when we were learning about Spring. In Phonics […]

Investigating under the sea!

This week in Junior Infants we’ve been investigating the topic of ‘Under the Sea’. We had great fun making our own paper plate crabs, cutting and gluing our underwater pictures, playing in the water in the role play area and making mala sea creatures. We also wrote stories about the adventures of sea creatures and […]

Bug Hunt in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we continued learning about mini beasts. We loved writing our own books all about mini beasts. Today we went on a bug hunt in the school forest to discover some real mini beasts in action. We really enjoyed it and found loads of interesting mini beasts.

Mini Beasts and the Garden

In junior infants we really enjoyed learning about mini beasts and the garden in aistear this week. We planted seeds, made mala mini beasts, drew garden pictures and played in the role play garden. We can’t wait to learn even more next week about mini beasts. In maths we focused on addition and subtraction symbols […]