Teddy Bear Picnic, Senior Infants

A Super Fun Sports Day for Senior Infants!

With the nice sunny weather out of sight, we really got lucky with a nice dry day for sports day down at the Curragh rugby club on Tuesday. Senior infants had such a blast as they made their way through all the stations. They enjoyed activities such as; the bouncy castle, water race, the obstacle […]

School Tour Senior Infants

We has great fun at Karibu Farm for our school tour. We went on a tractor ride and go carts. We played in the playground and fed the animals. It was a super day full of fun!      

Senior Infants on the Farm

    What glorious weather we have these past few days. It was a short week, but a seriously busy one too. Senior infants had a really special day on their school tour to Karibu Farm on Thursday. The boys and girls set out early on their bus trip to the farm. Senior infants completed […]

Healthy Eating

We have been learning about the food pyramid and different food groups. As part of Aistear we tasted food from the fruit and vegetable group. We had blind folds on so we had to guess what we were eating with our other senses; smell, touch and taste. Everybody tried everything which was great! We also […]

A Healthy Week for Senior Infants

This week in senior infants, the boys and girls have finished the topic of “Taking Care of Myself”. The class discussed the importance of getting regular exercise, eating well and looking after ourselves both body and mind. Senior infants looked at how important it is to have good hygiene. We worked at the dental surgery […]

This Week in Senior Infants

What a glorious week we have had. It was great to have the sunshine this week. We have started a new topic in Aistear and we are really excited about it. It is “Taking Care of Myself”. This week we discussed how we can look after ourselves with healthy eating and staying active. We also […]

Forces and Electricity in Senior Infants

This week senior infants started the week off with their class party for filling the class marble jar. Senior infants enjoyed ice cream cones, story time and free play with bubbles. Senior infants were super scientists this week as they explored magnets, electricity, floating and sinking and the forces of push and pull in their […]

Book Worms in Senior Infants

This week was Book Week in NETNS and senior infants carried out some fun Book Week activities that allowed them to appreciate and enjoy books. The boys and girls designed a book cover, a bookmark colouring competition and played fun book quizzes on the novels that were read this year. We are almost finished our […]

Weight

We enjoyed learning about weight in Senior Infants this week. We had to estimate how many cubes would be the same weight as objects and some of the results were very surprising! Have a look at our photos.

Money and Mindfulness in Senior Infants

Last week in senior infants, the class explored money. They learned all about the Euro currency and the values and identity of each coin. Senior infants played various games at their aistear stations including coin rubbing, toy shop at roleplay, money sums, piggy banks, roll and count and making pizzas at the pizza parlour. Each […]

A Look back at Spring in Senior Infants

Spring was such a busy time this year and with the mixed weather it made for a very interesting Spring indeed! During the Spring months, senior infants got up to a lot of fun activities including planting seeds, going on a Spring walk about to investigate signs of Spring and learning all about watching the […]

Money in Senior Infants

We have been learning about money in Senior Infants. We’ve been using 1 cent, 2 cent, 5 cent and 10 cent to make different amounts of money. We went shopping in our ‘siopa bréagán’ and wrote shopping lists. Have a look at what we were up to.  

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Aistear and Spring

We made beautiful fabric pictures for spring. We planted cress seeds and watched them sprout. We know plants need light, air, water, warmth and soil.