Category Archives: Kate’s Blog

Hallowe’en Fun

We had such a great time on our dress up day. Thank you to all the parents who made this day such a success! We were worn out by the end of the day and enjoyed some relaxing yoga.
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Aistear – Autumn Market and Hallowe’en Fun

We had such fun exploring these themes during the past few weeks. We loved shopping in the Autumn Market and warming ourselves up with a hot chocolate. We loved pretending to be shopkeepers or customers and engaging in our roles. We pretended to be witches making potions and had to choose nice spooky ingredients to…
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Celebrating Autumn in Aistear.

We have had just so much fun with our first Aistear theme in Kate's class. The children have hugely enjoyed this theme and have really got involved in this play based framework for learning. During the first fortnight of October they have worked at five different stations, changing station each day. We had the Tidy…
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Sorting in Maths

We have spent lots of time learning about sets and grouping items by different properties into sets. We worked with random collections and found lots of different ways to group these. We were thinking about the questions: What is the same? Or, why is this different? We found great reasons to group different items!
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We are all special in Junior Infants.

Our theme for a lot of September was 'Myself'. We spoke about our names, our likes and dislikes; we shared the things we are good at and discussed how we all find different things challenging. We looked at ourselves and at the things that make us the same as and different from our friends. We…
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Settling into Junior Infants

What a fantastic first few days we had in Kate's Junior Infants! It has been lovely getting to know all the boys and girls. The children were all really great at settling in quickly and adjusting to their new school (the parents were great too!). Well done everyone :)
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