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Science in Junior Infants

During science we talked about how the air is all around us and how we can sometimes feel it and hear it moving. We read The Wind Blew a story about the wind blowing lots of different items into the air. We tried to move different items by blowing down straws to move the air. Some of the items moved easily others were much
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Wearing Glasses

During our Aistear topic, the Opticians, we made our own glasses.


Junior Infants at the Opticians

We enjoyed our recent Aistear topic – the opticians. During role play we made appointments, tested our eyes using charts, tried on and selected glasses and paid for them. We also watched a video about going to the opticians, looked at how our eyes react to light, made glasses and discussed looking after our eyes.


Christmas in Junior Infants 2018

We’ve been very busy making decorations, singing in the church, playing in our Christmas area and getting VERY exited about Christmas.


Line Points Treat

We got the most line points over the last two weeks; as a treat we played on the space hoppers and scooters.


Africa art in Junior Infants

Here are some examples of the work we have done as part of our Aistear topic on Africa.


Drumming in Junior Infants

We enjoyed using our drumming skills this morning. We were a great drumming band.


Buddies and Junior Infants

On Friday our buddies from 6th class worked with us. They helped us make giraffes and we talked about the different body parts and the colours we used.


Junior Infants on Safari

We’ve enjoyed different activities as part of our Aistear topic on Africa.  We’ve been on safari – buying tickets, checking the map and spotting various animals with our binoculars in the jeep and checking them off on our list. We’ve also used different materials to create our own savannahs for African animals.


Playing Games In Junior Infants

On Friday we enjoyed playing different games in class. We are learning to play independently, take turns, follow the rules, play fairly and win and lose graciously.