Rama and Sita

Hi all, We have been hard at work discovering all about Hinduism in Junior Infants. We now have beauitiful displays of our Rangoli Patterns, our Diwali Cards and our Diva Lamps in our classrooms. We also listened to the story of Rama and Sita which is a Hindu Story which we are going to tell you […]

Exploring Feelings

In Croi na Scoile this month, NETNS are focusing on Exploring Feelings as part of the Moral and Spiritual strand of the Learn Together curriculum. This is a topic that we regularly talk about in the Learning Support and Resource room. Recognising how you are feeling and expressing that appropriately to those around you is […]

Scientists in Junior Infants!

 This week Junior Infants became little scientists while carrying out a fun experiment in Science! We wanted to know what would happen to chocolate buttons when we put them near some heat. Can you guess what happened?? First of all we placed some chocolate buttons in a container. We then placed the buttons over a […]

Fun Times in Junior Infants!!

We had lots of fun during our art lesson in Junior Infants today! We carried out two exciting (and messy!) tasks! It was our first day using paint in Junior Infants and we did fantastic work! We used two primary colours, blue and yellow to make a new colour. We put one hand in the […]

Super Smiley Junior Infants :)

Welcome back everybody! It put a smile on my face today to see Junior Infants coming back to school after the mid-term break with big smiles on their faces! 😀 😀  We heard lots of news about the things that everyone got up to over the break and we drew pictures about our news too! Rumour has it […]

Adventures in the woods!!!

Junior Infants went on a very exciting trip today to the woods…….well when we say woods we mean the wooded area at the back of our school!! The children had lots of fun collecting sycamore leaves and conkers from deciduous trees and pine cones from evergreen trees! We had been learning about these trees over the […]

Junior Infants learn about Autumn

Junior Infants have been learning all about Autumn this week. Some of the children went on nature walks with their families and brought in some of the things they found. We had lots of conkers and nuts to show everyone.  We also learnt that the leaves on trees change colour in Autumn and they begin […]

Marble madness!

Some Junior Infant children had great fun in my room today playing with Marble Run. We created amazing tracks and ran races with different coloured marbles. We learned lots about playing together, sharing, using our fingers and brains together and having fun at school.

Croí na Scoile in Junior Infants

Throughout the last few weeks, Junior Infants have been learning lots of new things about the Jewish Belief System. A symbol of Judaism is the “Star of David” which is named after King David. Jewish people also have a special building which they like to visit called a S. A special person who works in […]

Good advice from a Junior Infant!

Sacra and I were so impressed yesterday at Michael’s motto for yard: “If I wouldn’t like it done to me, I don’t do it to somebody else!” Good tip, Michael, and thanks for sharing!

Artistic Junior Infants

Junior Infants were very creative in my room today. Darragh made an enormous wobbly penguin out of Megabloks. Aoife created a beautiful fireworks picture using pegs and Jessie completed two My Little Pony jigsaws. We had great fun with lots of laughs, especially when the wobbly penguin wobbled over and crashed all around the room!

Junior Infant Curriculum Meetings

If you were unable to attend the Junior Infant Curriculum Meetings this morning, copies of the notes are available from the postboxes outside Orla’s Room and Sacra’s Room. Thank you!

We are all different!!

Junior Infants have been very busy discovering about themselves and how everyone is different! We carried out an exciting science activity during the week where we took fingerprints! We traced around our hand on white paper. Then, we rubbed one of our fingers on some charcoal. Finally, we placed our finger on some sticky tape […]

A special visitor

My room had a special visitor this afternoon. Clara is on teaching practice in our school at the moment and she took this afternoon to see what happens in the Junior Learning Support/Resource Room. She enjoyed – seeing a racing car created out of wood and nails on a cork-board, – making “snow-men” with Play-doh, […]

Fun and games

In my room this week, I had lots of children visiting me for the first time ever. There was a great variety of activities and everyone enjoyed themselves. Catherine made a lovely Angelina Ballerina jigsaw. Aidan went fishing! James built caves and bridges with blocks. Leon and Raveen made worms and hedgehogs with Play-doh. Ryan, […]