There's no better way to spend a sunny day than to blow bubbles. Junior Infants made their own bubble makers to blow the best bubbles in Rathmines. They also came up with questions which you might like to try to answer: What happens to the water? What happens to the soap? How do you make [...]
Engineers in Junior Infants
Junior Infants worked in pairs to build bridges. They had to build a bridge that a vehicle could drive under and over. The bridge had to be wide and not too narrow. There were lots of things to consider. The children discovered that it was important to build a strong bridge.
Maths Power Hour
The Junior Infants have begun Maths Power Hour. This week their maths brains have been fueled by extra fruit and veggies as the whole school is taking part in Food Dudes. Maths Power Hour provides a focus on maths through team teaching (4 teachers). Each session focuses on specific maths games and activities which aim [...]
People who help us
We were lucky to have a special mum visit us today on her day off. She works as a pilot and taught us so many things about flying. Can you answer these questions? How many wheels are on the plane the pilot showed us today? How many engines does it have? What do a bird [...]
Special visitors joined us today and it was very exciting. We spent this week learning about owls and learned so much more meeting them in person. Did you know an owl can't smell? Did you know an owl can eat a mouse in 5 seconds? What new things did you learn this week about owls?
Planting for spring
We took advantage of the mild autumn weather today to prepare for sping. Each class took a turn and worked with the school caretaker to plant bulbs. He explained to the children how the roots of the bulb needed to be planted into the soil. We look forward to seeing how they grow and add colour [...]
Integrated Learning through play
This month Junior Infants will be learning all about different types of homes during Aistear time. We're off to a great start working with our teams at the various stations. What type of home do you live in? Is it terraced, old, a flat or a castle? Does it have a garage or a lift? Who [...]
Junior Infants are learning Jolly Phonics
The Junior Infants have been busy so far learning sounds through the Jolly Phonics program. They have searched for sounds in books, in the school corridors and in yard. This week they used the iPads to practice identifying and writing the sounds.
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