Junior Infants Playing Games from the Past

This week in junior infants we were very busy. In phonics we learnt the sound ‘g’ and did loads of fun activities to help us write the sound. In maths we learnt all about patterns and in Gaeilge we started learning about éadaí. This week in our Aistear time we looked at ‘Toys from the […]

Polar explorers in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we became polar explorers, we made igloo’s, we used stamps and paint to make wonderful polar animal pictures, we had so much fun making boats (it was important that our boats were able to float) and we made polar animals out of play dough. In phonics we were learning about […]

Lost and Found in Junior Infants

This week in Junior infants we read the story ‘Lost and Found’ by Oliver Jeffers. The story is set in the south pole, which we loved learning about. In Aistear we did an experiment to see which items float and which items sink, we played in the South Pole for role play, we drew pictures […]

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

It has been another busy week in Junior Infants. We looked at the ‘r’ sound in phonics and continued to make CVC words. In maths we looked at less, more and the same and in Gaeilge we looked at the toys that we all like to play with. In Aistear we were learning  about transport. […]

Earth, Space and a lot of lovely Aliens!

It has been a week of alien designing, planet investigating and space exploration in Junior Infants! It is fantastic to see everyone learning and developing new skills. We talked about the vast expanse of space and how much exploring there still is to do. We read the books, ‘Aliens Love Underpants!’ ‘Q Pootle 5’ and […]

Space rockets, travelling through space and How to Catch a Star!

We’ve all been really enjoying learning about space, the planets, stars, our sun and the rest of the solar system in Junior Infants! At the beginning of the topic talked about what we wanted to learn about and then watched some videos of the planets and Space Rockets. We even saw astronauts working in space! […]

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Oíche Shamhna i JI

This week Junior infants had loads of fun talking about Halloween. We loved singing amhráin Oíche Shamhna, painting pumpkins and dressing up.  We had a party on Friday to celebrate all the hard work we have done since September. For our party we ate barmbrack and drank witches juice, in cups we designed ourselves. We […]

Week 2 of the Gruffalo

This week in Junior infants we did even more exciting gruffalo activities, We made clay gruffalos, we cut out parts of the Gruffalo story and stuck them in the right order, we painted with stamps and we continued playing in the deep dark wood. In phonics we were learning all about the sound ‘n’. Now […]

The Gruffalo in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we read the story ‘The Gruffalo”, we loved it so much that we did loads of fun aistear activities about the Gruffalo. We made Gruffalo masks, we played in the deep dark wood, we even made mala Gruffalo characters to play with, we made owls, snakes, mice and even some […]

Making woodland animals and their homes!

  It has been lovely to see the Junior Infants exploring the woodlands again this week. For  Tree Day this week we all planted our own nuts or seeds!  We decorated our pots and hopefully in the springtime we will begin to see some saplings grow! We also planted our own class tree and cannot […]

Autumn Time in Junior Infants

In junior infants we have been having such a great time learning all about autumn during aistear. We had four super fun stations for aistear this week, the autumn woodland role play area, autumn painting, making play dough animals and their homes and finally the cutting station, where we cut out autumn animals and stuck […]

Senses Fun continues in Junior Infants

We had another wonderful week in junior infants. We have been learning about the sound ‘t’. We are having loads of fun writing and making our sounds. In Gaeilge we were learning about body parts and also the colour buí. We are trying to use loads of Gaeilge throughout the day. We have been doing […]

Using our Senses in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we started Aistear and we absolutely love it. We are learning about our five senses and each day we have been doing an activity based on the senses. We have a doctors area set up for role play and we all take turns being doctors, receptionists and patients. We have […]

Second Week of School in Junior Infants

Junior infants had a fantastic second week in school. We were learning about our first phonics sound ‘S’ and we thought of loads of words that begin with ‘s’. We loved meeting some new characters in our Gaeilge lessons and in maths we did loads of matching. We went to the halla for the first […]