Junior infants planted peas with Paddy Madden. They made their own pots from toilet rolls. We are looking forward to seeing them grow and harvesting them in June.
Junior Infants celebrated Pancake Tuesday by making pancake batter, writing out the recipe for pancakes and of course eating some delicious pancakes. They were very tasty!
We had a wonderful day celebrating our Grandparents. We preformed some songs and poems and read stories to our Grandparents.
Junior Infants have been enjoying lots of fun in the fresh air this year. They are enjoying tag-rugby training on Wednesdays! The girls won the best line so enjoyed an extra 10 mins yard time. The girls also had lots of fun playing on the new swings recently.
We are learning about 2D shapes. We had lots of fun making shapes with our bodies. We were also inspired by French artist Matisse and created works of art with lots of shapes!
We are learning all about the number 3 in maths this week.
We are working on our fine motor and gross motor skills during super sessions each day.
We are enjoying gymnastics too!
We are learning about Polar Bears in Junior Infants. During Aistear we pretend we are Arctic Animals. We also made lovely Polar Bears during our art lesson. We used blue and purple chalk to create cute Polar Bears. We had lots of fun!
On Friday 15th of December we celebrated Parents’ Day and welcomed them into our classroom where we preformed some songs and made lovely Christmas Tree decorations. We had a great time showcasing all the wonderful work done in junior infants.
The girls in Room 1 are busy in Santa’s Workshop. There has been lots of arts and craft activities, jig-saw making, working with Reindeer, making hot chocolate and of course working in Santa’s Workshop to prepare for Christmas. And of course, our special trip on the Polar Express. It has been great fun!
We enjoyed working on our fine motor skills while creating beautiful string lights by finger painting.