Junior Infants

Spring/ summer highlights in Mrs Mc Laughlin’s class

Spring/ summer highlights in Mrs Mc Laughlin’s class

What a busy year Mrs McLaughlin’s class have had this year! Here are a few highlights from this spring/ summer! We celebrated St.Patrick’s day together! We enjoyed exploring The Garden Centre as one of our Aistear themes  The children played in the role-play corner,...

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St Patrick’s Day

Mrs McLaughlin’s junior infants wish you all a really happy and fun St.Patrick’s day! Ádh Mór Oraibh Go Léir!

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Maths Fun in Room 1

There was lots of hands on maths fun had in Room 1 last week. We used our weighing scales to look at heavy and light objects . We weighed everything we could get our hands on between teddies, lunchboxes and even shoes! It was a whole lot of fun!!

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Ms Duffy’s Class – Garden Centre

We're having lots of fun in Room 1 with our new Aistear Theme.  We've been busy in our Garden Shop, selling seeds and plants, mowing grass and taking care of all our seedlings!  All we need now is some sun to help our plants grow! We planted some nasturtiums and can't...

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Wellbeing Week in Ms Duffy’s Class

Wellbeing Week in Ms Duffy’s Class

Well-being Week was enjoyed greatly in Ms Duffy’s room.  To highlight our chosen theme of Connectivity we collaborated with Ms People’s Second Class.  We met up with them in the playground, extended a hand of friendship to them and enjoyed listening to the song they...

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Aistear in Ms Duffy’s Class

We had such a blast over the past few weeks ! Firstly we spent a month learning about Italy.  We looked at its landmarks and through our role play “At the pizza restaurant “, we talked about Italian food.  We learned how to make pizza dough and chose our own toppings...

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Wellbeing Week

Wellbeing Week

Mrs McLaughlin’s class enjoyed the theme of ‘connection’ that ran through our well-being week. We connected with Mrs McGoohan’s class. We sang a song to her lovely children and we gifted them with a special card, from our class to hers. We each signed a link and made...

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The Garden Centre Aistear

The Garden Centre Aistear

Mrs McLaughlin’s children spent the month of January exploring the Garden Centre! We planted seeds, we named the parts of a plant and we did lots of colourful artwork associated with the theme. We learned about the things that plants need to help them grow. Heaps of...

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Catholic Schools’ Week

Catholic Schools’ Week

Mrs McLaughlin’s Junior Infants have been considering all the ways in which they can make school and home a better place, by following Jesus’s example. During Catholic school’s week, we discussed ways that we can show kindness and love. We thought about the people in...

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Grandparent’s Day in Ms Duffy’s Class

Grandparent’s Day in Ms Duffy’s Class

We’ve been busy in Ms Duffy’s Room preparing for Grandparents Day. We spent lots of time talking about how special they are and we came up with all these great adjectives to describe them. We drew our grandparents and used lots of sparkles and stickers to decorate. We...

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Santa’s Workshop & Christmas Cheer!

Santa’s Workshop & Christmas Cheer!

The children created 3D Christmas trees, made Christmas cards, observed Santa’s magic milk experiment, made snowmen using marshmallows and treats, played group Christmas games and enjoyed doing the work of elves in their very own Santa’s workshop 😊. Anyone need any...

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Science Week Explorations!

Science Week Explorations!

Fun with skittles, snow storms in jars and dancing raisins! The children explored the effects of water on a range of materials, and discovered what floats as a boat, and what does not!  

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The Artic Antics

The Artic Antics

Creating the Northern Lights and Polar bears using chalks, making Hot Chocolates in the Cocoa Café and building Igloos!

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Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

We had lots of fun in room 1 for Halloween ..Between spell writing ,crafting mummies and making edible witches hats we were kept busy!  

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Learning about the Artic

Learning about the Artic

We had great fun learning about the Arctic..We had Arctic hunts for Arctic animals,we created snowmen from fake snow ,we played with our Arctic play set and we had a blast working in Cocoa Cafe!

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Making Hot Chocolate

Making Hot Chocolate

Working in the Arctic is cold work so we decided to make some hot chocolate to warm us up ..We added the powder, then the warm milk and then we used out tongs to add the marshmallows ..It was lots of fun!    

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Preparations for Xmas

Preparations for Xmas

Ms Duffy’s class have been such hard working elves this week..They have been wrapping presents, making decorations and writing and posting cards to Santa ..

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Cookies for Santa

Cookies for Santa

Ms Duffy’s class we’re helping Mrs Claus bake some cookies for Santa. We made the mix, rolled it out and chose our favourite cutters .We made Christmas tree cookies, gingerbread cookies and stars . We loved using the icing tubes after and adding all the decorations....

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