Senior Infant’s News

Another busy week in Sinéad’s senior infants class as we completed our second week of Power Hour. We also finished off our Aistear stations and looked at the important jobs that our Gardaí and Doctors have within the community. We also enjoyed visits from 2 parents who kindly gave their time to sharing information on […]

People who work in the Community

We have been learning about people who work in our community. We are working as vets in the role play area and making a fabric and fiber picture to show what we want to be when we grow up. We are working as builders to make a local community and build buildings for all the […]

Power Hour in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

This week senior infants started Power Hour. The boys and girls were so excited to start. Each night they bring home a new book to read and in school they are carrying out some fun activities at different stations. They are using iPads, blending sounds, doing fun memory games and reading books. In Aistear senior […]

Houses and Homes

We finished making our 3d houses this week. First we printed a pattern that looks like bricks, then we cut out  2d shapes such as squares and rectangles to make windows, doors and chimneys. Finally we drew a pattern to look like slates on a roof.   Have a look at our neighbourhood.  

Winter Art in Senior Infants

This week senior infants finished up on the topic of ‘Houses and Homes’. We designed some really great houses at the construction station and we tested the stability of them by trying to blow down our wooden and brick houses just like the big bad wolf did in the well known story, “The Three Little […]

All About the House!

This week senior infants are learning all about different types of homes. The class learned all about 2D shapes so now they are busy creating houses out of 2D shapes. Senior infants are designing fantastic houses with lots of colour and extra details like gates, garages and front walls to their houses. In roleplay, the […]

Houses and Homes

This week in Senior Infants we are learning about houses and homes. We are learning the characteristics of 2d shapes and identifying them in the environment. We are making maps about what we pass on our way to school and An Post is the theme in the role play area where we are sorting the […]

Halloween fun in Senior Infants!

This week was another busy week. We finished off our aistear theme on ‘Nocturnal Animals’ and we also learnt about Oiche Shamhna. We looked at songs including “Púca, Púca” and “Oiche Shamhna” and we finished our week with a Gaeilge Halloween party. We learnt about some Halloween traditional snacks such as Bairín breac, úlla, milseáin […]

Dress Up Day in Senior Infants

We had great fun here on our last day before midterm. We dressed up and played games, our faces got covered in flour! We tasted cnónna, úlla, bairín breac and milseáin. We  

Nocturnal Animals

The children had a fantastic time learning about nocturnal animals in Ireland. They enjoyed acting in the role play area as hedgehogs curling up into balls when the owls swooped down and foxes sleeping in a den. They made badger setts for the clans and built tunnels to connect the setts as well as performing […]

Senior Infants News

Maths week this week and senior infants looked at shape, data and measure for the three days. We went to the halla on Thursday to work at stations. Michael’s 4th class worked with the boys and girls to teach them about different ways of measuring: liquid, length and weight. We had a lot of fun […]

Senior Infants News

This week in senior infants, the class completed their Autumn aistear stations. Everyone took home their conker and have the job of minding the conker by helping it to grown by giving it water and sunshine. We learnt two Autumn songs: “Autumn Leaves” and “Acorn Tree”. We are almost halfway through the class novel; ‘The […]

Numicon in Senior Infants

We have been learning that the equal sign means ‘the same as’. Using numicon and counters we were making groups of items that were equal to each other. Now we’re using an adding sign to show that when you add two numbers together it is the same as the answer on the other side of […]

Numicon

We have been learning that the equal sign means ‘the same as’. Using numicon and counters we were making groups of items that were equal to each other. Now we’re using an adding sign to show that when you add two numbers together it is the same as the answer on the other said eof […]

Autumn is here!

This week in senior infants we are learning all about Autumn. Autumn is such a beautiful time of year with the vast amount of colour that is around us. In senior infants we started out the week with a lovely Autumn nature walk and we worked in pairs to find and collect some items from […]