We made clay pigs!

We were learning about farming in Aistear and made piglets, boars and sows. Do you know which is which?     We were learning about water safety and capacity in Aistear. Some of the most important rules are to always swim with an adult and to never go into water without knowing how deep it […]

Teddy Bear Picnic, Senior Infants

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!      

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 […]

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 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.  

Seactain na Gaeilge Rang Trish

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.

Spring Scavanger Hunt

A beautiful spring day was enjoyed by the class as they hunted for feathers, buds, flowers, frost among other things. The best part was the bunny left chocolate eggs!  

Temperature and Weather

We have been using a thermometer to record the temperature each day. We noticed it has dropped from 8’C last week to 1’C this week. We’ve been watching the weather forecast and recording our own weather record each day. We’ve even been acting out presenting the weather forecast during Aistear. We’re hoping the temperature goes […]

Infants’ Progress Meetings: Sign- up here

Progress Meetings for Junior and Senior Infants are taking place on the week of the 29th January.  In order to make scheduling meetings easier for all, we are asking parents/guardians to sign up online for a time and date that suits. To schedule a meeting, please click on the link below to choose a time and date […]

Food Dudes

Food Dudes made a very special delivery to our school this week and Senior Infants have shown they are delighted to taste their fruit and vegetables. We tried mange tout, apples, red and yellow peppers and bananas. Even if some children thought they wouldn’t like something they still tasted it and we were lucky to […]

Christmas Fair Crafts

We have been busy getting ready for the Christmas Fair. We have been working hard to make beautiful ‘crann Nollag’. Hope to see you at the fair on Saturday 16th, 1pm – 3pm. The snow helped us get the Christmas feeling!  

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 […]

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.