Junior Infant Blog

Springdale NS

End of Year Assembly Songs

Below are the songs that the class are learning for their end of year service and for Norman’s assembly. You might like to listen to them and practise with your child at home! 馃槂

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Teddy Bear’s Hospital

Junior Infants took part in a wonderful experience along with some Trinity College medical students. Each child brought in their favourite teddy and learned how to check their lungs and hearts using stethoscopes. The class then had the chance to draw some amazing hearts and lungs, take a look!

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Milking B贸!

Junior Infants thoroughly enjoyed learning about the story of milk and even learned how to milk the cow, B贸!

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Meet the Wonderland Characters!

Below are the characters that the class will be reading about in their new readers for their homework. Have a look!

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Spring Art 馃尲

Junior Infants have been busy making wonderful Spring art! They made some Spring daffodils using painted egg cartons and yellow and green paper!

They have also made some very chirpy chicks. The class traced their hands for the wings of their chick and added some crepe paper to make the feathered look of the chick. Take a look!

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St Patrick’s Day Poem! 鈽橈笍

Here is our St Patrick’s Day poem that we have been learning for the upcoming celebrations! 鈽橈笍

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The Farm Shop Play Area 馃殰

This month the children are busy learning all about life on the farm. This has been integrated into their Aistear play groups. The children are exploring how a farm is run using a range of materials and equipment.

The role playing area is a farm shop where the children shop for local produce from the farm that has been delivered by the farmer. There is also a shop keeper, a shop assistant, customers and even a shop assistant running the online orders!

Another station is the tuff tray where the children run their own farm using the farm animals, farmer and tractor. 馃殰聽

There are also very fun play groups taking place with some groups working on making produce from the farm using their playdough, some groups making art using recycled materials and other groups getting to milk our friend B贸!

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An Damhsa M贸r!

Beidh na p谩ist铆 ag foghlaim ‘An Damhsa M贸r’ an tseachtain seo le haghaidh Seachtain na Gaeilge! 鈽橈笍 B铆g铆 ag cleachtadh an damhsa sa bhaile le ch茅ile! 馃拑馃徏

The children will be learning ‘An Damhsa M贸r’ this week as it is Seachtain na Gaeilge! 鈽橈笍 You might like to practise at home together! 馃拑馃徏

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Jolly Phonics- Final Sounds and Actions

Below is the last of the single sounds and actions that the children will be learning for this year. It is beneficial to the children to continuously practise these at home as it will consolidate the learning as well as help when they begin to read.

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Digiduck’s Big Decision Story

Listen to the story of ‘Digiduck’s Big decision’. What did you learn from the story? Draw a picture of how to be a good friend on the internet.


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