Category Archives: Ciara Mooney’s Blog

Celebrating Tree Day 1st October in Ciara’s Junior Infants

The children were very excited to go on their first nature walks of primary school. We looked at the trees in the school grounds, counted them, collected fallen leaves and completed an orienteering activity in our class pods. We read the story 'Stuck' by Oliver Jeffers and created very funny pictures in our copies as…
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Maths in Ciara’s Junior Infants

This month we are practising counting forwards and backwards. We like to line up our objects and count slowly, touching each object as we go. We are getting very good at sorting sets by colour, shape and height. We made fantastic pictures using coloured sticks. We have started to use dice during maths time so…
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Aistear play

The children have been getting used to the materials and Aistear spaces. They have created fantastic structures in construction and made lovely picnics in the kitchen.
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Nursery Rhymes

We have been practising the rhyme of 'Humpty Dumpty' in Ciara's Junior Infants. We used puppet sticks to retell and sequence the rhyme. Sometimes we made up our own versions which were very funny. We made very creative drawings of Humpty Dumpty, working on the oval shape of his body.
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