Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Today we took advantage of the good weather and had our DEAR time outside in the sun😎🌞📖

The seaside is our Aistear theme for the month😎. We have opened up an ice cream parlour in our class role play area and are very busy making and buying lots of different types of tasty treats!🍦🍨 We are practicing our fishing skills in the small world area and we are building sandcastles and digging holes in our sand box. We have been making boats using junk art materials.  We have also created some icecream art using puffy paint and created footprint paintings in the sand.

There has been a monkey invasion in senior infants🙈 Check out our weaving skills.

Today we went on a scavenger hunt around the school grounds. We found insects, birds, leaves, feathers, twigs, nests and trees to name a few.

Our Aistear theme for this month is the zoo vet surgery. We read the book the zoo vet and are now having lots of fun looking after all of the animals in our own zoo vet surgery.  We are taking temperatures,  using the stethoscope, answering phones and putting on plasters and bandages. We are also creating lions using forks to paint the mane. We are also building large cages for our animals using the big blocks and are pretending to be vets in our small world area too.🐼🐵🐯🦁

We took our phonics lesson outside today and had lots of fun writing our words on the ground using chalk.

We had great fun today in our outdoor classroom with Maureen! We sang songs and danced and had a lovely time playing in the sun😎



We have been so busy learning all about the post office this month in senior infants. We have been sending Christmas cards, posting letters, delivering mail and wrapping parcels! we have been building post vans and boxes using construction materials and junk art. We have read the stories The Jolly Postman, Postman Pat and Katie Morag delivers the Mail. We even received a parcel from Mrs Mc Laughlin and a Christmas card from Eamon!

It’s all about Hair this month in Senior infants. Check out our amazing creations below. We have been designing and creating lots of different hair styles as well as building and working in our very own hair salon!

SPOOKY SHENANIGANS IN SENIOR INFANTS- halloween has well and truly arrived in our class. We have been; making witches potions in the water area and writing them out;acting out Halloween scenes in our spooky kitchen; building constructions such as haunted houses and carving our own pumpkins!!! We have also read the story Room on a Broom and learned the poem Pùca Pùca!

AUTUMN SCAVENGER HUNT -we had great fun searching the school grounds for signs of autumn. We found autumn leaves, berries, seeds, pine cones and trees.

2D SHAPES- we have been learning all about 2D shapes this week in Senior Infants. We have been finding circles, rectangles, triangles and squares in our classroom. We have been playing guess the shape and making 2D shape pictures.

JUNK ART-Check out our amazing junk art creations. We used recyclable materials, scrap paper and masking tape to make lots of different things including Titanic ships, a train, a rocket with a landing pad, a car, tin whistles, houses and a stage

Birthdays is our Aistear theme this month. We are enjoying acting out birthday scenarios in our role play and small world areas and making cupcakes and birthday treats with the sand and playdough.

Fine Motor Activities- We have been having lots of fun threading, cutting and sticking, using peg boards and Numicon pieces to help develop our fine motor skills!

Welcome back to the new Senior Infant Class. They had a super first day back at school and enjoyed seeing all their friends again!