World Book Day

On Thursday 2nd March, we celebrated World Book Day in Junior Infants. Third Class joined us in our classroom and they very kindly read their favorite books to us. Then, it was our turn to read our books to third class! Mr. McAndrew also brought along his favorite book and we really enjoyed listening to…

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Gardening in Seán Moore Park

On Friday 17th February, Junior Infants went on a gardening trip to Seán Moore Park. We were accompanied by the school gardeners Jenny and Helen, Ms. McConnell, 5th Class and their teacher Ms. O’Farrell. We had a great time looking at the different leaves and flowers that grow in the park. We also did some…

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Music with Catherine

Since January, Junior Infants have been very lucky to have Catherine coming in for music lessons, every Friday. They have been playing lots if different percussion instruments and listening to some different genres of music. Here are some pictures of Junior Infants dancing!                                   …

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Stretch and Grow

Since September Junior Infants have been attending Stretch and Grow every Friday with Sarah. They have had a great time playing with the ladders and pom poms and all the other excellent resources Sarah brought with her. Everyone did so well and got a certificate! Well done Junior Infants!!  

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Thank You Ms. Gepfert

For the past eight weeks we have been very lucky to have our classroom assistant Ms. Gepfert with us. Ms. Gepfert came all the way from Indiana to help us here in Junior Infants. Thank you for teaching us about Thanksgiving and helping us with our class work. Unfortunately we have to say goodbye to Ms….

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Team Hope Shoe Boxes

  On Monday 14th November, James and Janet from Team Hope returned to collect the shoe boxes we had collected in St. Matthews. They were very impressed and went to each class to thank them for their generosity. Altogether we collect 119 shoe boxes; so many that they could barely fit them all into their car!…

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Patterns

This week in Junior Infants we started to learn about patterns. We have been very busy making patterns using our colourful bears. Have a look at some of them here!  

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Aistear in Junior Infants

Recently in Junior Infants we’ve started doing Aistear. We’ve been very busy cooking in the kitchen and playing in the small world. We’ve also been making lots of different things with play dough, construction blocks and junk art! Here are some pictures of what we’ve been up to!                      …

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Junior Infants performed Jack and the Beanstalk at our special assembly. It was amazing! We practiced lots and lots both in the classroom and in the hall. We each had a special line or two to say. Our Mums and Dads helped us to learn these lines and also helped us very much with our…

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