Friday, 17 November 2017

Winter workers!

The past two weeks have been very busy in Junior and Senior Infants.
In Aistear we are learning about the Garda Station and people who help us in our community. We are taking on the role of garda, bean garda, prisoner, detective and even garda dogs in our role play area. We have been writing "Incident forms" reporting all of the different emergencies we have been attending too.
In Maths Junior Infants are focusing on the numbers 1 and 2 and we are all working on our counting skills, yo-yo counting is one of our favourite activities. Senior Infants are working on their addition skills and both classes are also learning about length.
We are lucky to have the iPads to help us learn, we have been using apps to complete Ten Town activities, read stories and work on our phonic skills.
Junior Infants are working hard on their Jolly Phonics sounds, you can listen to ALL of the songs for each sound below.

We have been listening and discussing the story "Owl Babies". Sarah, Percy and Bill were frightened when they woke up to find their Mummy was gone! We talked about how we would feel in their situation, drew our own pictures to tell the story and sponge painted our own owl babies too. You can listen to the story of the Owl Babies here. 

April Aistear

Our Aistear theme for April is "The Supermarket". In Maths we have been learning about money, handling it at our role play superma...