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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.  


Marble Run

Marble Run Blog Post by Sarah and Oisín In school we discussed how to make marble runs, and looked at photo’s to give us ideas. We talked about ways we could slow down the marble while it was moving through the run. Some examples were : Funnels, bumps and slight slants in the tubes. The rules were that the marble had to run 2
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Aistear in Junior Infants

Aistear is going well in Junior Infants. At the moment our role play area is the home corner so we are very busy minding babies, cooking, ironing, hovering, washing clothes and setting the table. We are also involved in junk art, construction and small world play.


Fifth Class Penpals

Fifth class have partnered up with a school in Swords, Co. Dublin and have each received a penpal. We told our penpals all about ourselves as Gaeilge and we can’t wait to hear back from them!


It’s getting spooky around here!!

In First Class we made Haunted houses….see some photos below!


Parke’s Castle Tour

The review of Parkes castle by Tadhg and Zack We went on a school tour to Parke’s Castle on the 18th of September. Before we went to Parks castle we watched a few a few videos and did a bit of studying about the castle with teacher. When we arrived our tour guide brought us into the courtyard where we got to go on
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Check out our Shape Farms!

We made some great farms with Ms Flynn where we tried to include as many shapes as possible! Here are some photos from First Class..


Maths Stations in First Class!

In First Class we are working on addition, 2D and 3D shapes in our maths stations! We love Maths! See some photos….


First Class Scarecrows!!

In First Class we are learning all about Autumn and harvest time.  We made some scarecrows in art. “We had lots of fun making them”, Warren. “We had a lot of cleaning up to do afterwards, the straw was very messy”, Róisín Here are some photos….


New Junior Infants working

In a busy week we even found time to do some ‘work’.