Ms. Healy 19/20

FRIDAY 29th MAY

Good Morning,

Happy Friday!! We have uploaded some videos to correct the work children have completed throughout the week. Thank you all so much for the hard work you have been putting in at home. It has not been easy. Well done to all the boys and girls who have working even harder.

JUNIOR INFANTS

MATHS

 

 

SENIOR INFANTS

PLANET MATHS

 

FRIDAY TEST

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THURSDAY 28th MAY

Good Morning,

Hope everybody has been enjoying the sunny weather!😊

JUNIOR INFANTS

NEWS

Today we will write a new sentence about the weather for our news – It is wet.

 

GROW IN LOVE

STORY VIDEO

 

  1. Going to mass on Sundays – Pg 52
  2. Thank you God for… – Pg 53

SENIOR INFANTS

GROW IN LOVE

STORY VIDEO

 

  1. Which children make good choices? – Pg 56
  2. I can make good choices – Pg 57

PRAYERS

Prayers

This week we will learn the GRACE AFTER MEALS.

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MONDAY 25th – FRIDAY 29th MAY

Good Morning,

Hope everybody had a lovely weekend. Children can complete assigned works in their schoolbooks this week where possible. Additional material to schoolbooks will have to be printed off. We hope this week the work load will be reduced as children have their school books.

As always, do not put yourself under pressure to complete all of the assigned work. Have a great week!😊

 

JUNIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY & MS. O’HALLORAN

READING

This week we will continue to read our NEW book LITTLE ZACK.

The e-book Finn Jumps In can be accessed online – www.folensonline.com. There are no new words in this book so children should be able to read this book with parental supervision. This will be a great resource to revise the readers we have completed to date.

READING VIDEO:

 

Monday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 6

 

Tuesday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 7

 

Wednesday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 8

 

Thursday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 9

 

Friday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 10

 

Please go through all words with your child before reading each page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum feeling?

 

Continue to revise all yellow, red and blue words as these will help children with the reading of our new book LITTLE ZACK.

 

PHONICS

Continue to revise all sounds in the sound copy – letter name/sound/action/song.

This week we will CONTINUE with our TRICKY WORDS.

 

are

all you your

come

 

Tricky words need repetition and constant reinforcement to help children remember them.

  • Practice putting them into sentences orally, ensure they understand the meaning of the words.
  • Encourage your child to write out the tricky words.

 

Phonics Activity Sheets 1-21

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

 PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 13, 14 & 15 THIS WEEK

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Word List – Group 1 & 2 words

Group 1 & 2

  • Practice reading and writing the word list

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/T-GO-08-name-an-alien-phase-2-phonics

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-56-twinkl-green-week-recycling-with-emily-phase-3-phonics-pairing-game

 

MATHS

This week we will continue to work on Number.

PLANET MATHS BOOK

  1. Make 5 – Pg 110
  2. Make 4 – Pg 111
  3. Add – Pg 112
  4. Add – Pg 113

 

Additional Activities

  • PractiCe the Days of the Week. Discuss the words ‘weekdays’and ‘weekend’.
  • Practice counting to 10 forwards and backwards (Ask questions using before and  e.g. ‘What comes before 5?’ ‘What comes after 2?’
  • Play what is the missing number, have the numbers in order or mixed up, your child has to find which of the numbers are missing
  • Practice forming the numbers 1-5 using playdough/sand etc
  • Practice writing numbers 1-5.
  • Practice using number: Ask your child to draw 2 fish, 1 apple, etc

 

WRITING

Children have practiced formation of all letters before the school closure. Please see the picture below for POSTURE/WRITING INSTRUCTONS and PENCIL GRIP before you begin writing with your child.

THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE WRITING OUR NEWS – TWO SENTENCES THIS WEEK

Please use lined paper. A copybook would be best so children could keep their writing together and see an improvement.

 Please use the videos where possible to ensure letter formation is correct.

Please try your best to help children form their letters correctly. It will be difficult for children to get the sizing of their letters correct so please help them to stay between the lines where possible.

Each day we will write the same sentence changing the day of the week AND a sentence about the weather. (see below).

Practice writing each sentence 3 times.

 

NEWS VIDEO:

 

News – Monday

Today is Monday.

It is sunny.

 

News – Tuesday

Today is Tuesday.

It is sunny.

 

News – Wednesday

Today is Wednesday.

It is sunny.

 

News – Thursday

Today is Thursday.

It is wet.

 

News – Friday.

Today is Friday.

It is wet.

 

We would love if you could us a picture of their news at the end of the week or whenever suitable so we can see how the children are doing.

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

TWINKL

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-l-1142-name-5-things-challenge-cards

Name 5 things that are….

  1. This week children will play the game name 5 things that are soft/smell nice/circular/blue etc
  2. Read the cards for your child and ask them to name the 5 things.
  3. Some words might need explanation before your child can start guessing.

 

SESE

LESSON 7: PLANTS – HISTORY(The Enormous Turnip)

This week’s lesson can be accessed using the link below:

https://content.folensonline.ie/programmes/Explorers/ExplorersJI/resources/demonstrations/EX_JI_DEMO_CH01_017/index.html

  1. Listen to the story of THE ENORMOUS TURNIP
  2. Complete the online activity
  3. Complete the activity sheet

 

If you would like to listen to the story on youtube here is a link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGw5yTOPTSQ

 

READING ZONE ACTIVITY BOOK (WHITE COVER)

  1. Which jar is the same? – Pg 72 Pre – Reading Pg 72
  2. Tracing – Pg 73 Pre – Reading Pg 73

 

SPHE – Stay Safe Programme (IMPORTANT: PLEASE COMPLETE)

TOUCHES

  • This week children are given the opportunity to discuss and value appropriate touches
  • Children will begin to understand inappropriate touches and that nobody has a right to touch them in a way that makes them feel unsafe
  • Personal safety strategies are introduced

Activity 1

  • Discuss with your child what a touch is?
  • Ask your child to identify touches they like
  • Ask your child to identify touches they don’t like
  • Ask your child to identify touches they aren’t sure about

Complete the activity sheet – Touches

  1. Read the touches to your child and ask them to colour either the I like/don’t like/not sure face for each type of touch.

Activity 2

  • Explain to your child the importance of not keeping touches a secret especially touches they DON’T LIKE
  • Remind them of the STAY SAFE RULES
  1. Say no
  2. Get away
  3. Tell
  • It is important that children are aware of the correct anatomical names of body parts – please discuss these with your child

 

Please follow the link below and complete slides 25 TO 31.

https://staysafe.ispringcloud.eu/acc/nDGWnu03NTM3/s/7537-ktbRy-UkeNG-vwY5p

  • Some parts of our bodies are private – discuss the names of private body parts
  • What if scenarios – what would you do if???
  • The Tickling Game – Part 1 & 2 – Listen to the stories and discuss what happened

 

P.E

  • PE at home with Clare – Youtube channel.
  • RTE Junior have several 10-minute work outs that the children love to do https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/
  • gonoodle.com for short movement breaks, stretches and dance routines.
  • Cosmic kids yoga on You Tube
  • The Body Coach on YouTube channel at 9 am.
  • 7 minute HIT WORKOUT
  • Practice ball throwing and catching skills. Make it fun: e.g. throwing at a target

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SENIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY, MS. O’TOOLE & MS. MC DONALD

 

READING

READER: STOP THAT DOG! The e-book can be accessed on www.folensonline.com. This week we will be reading pages 24 – 28.

READING VIDEO:

 

The new words for each day are listed below

 

Monday – Pg 24 – paint

Stop That Dog – Pg 24

 

Tuesday – Pg 25

Stop That Dog – Pg 25

 

Wednesday – Pg 26

Stop That Dog – Pg 26

 

Thursday – Pg 27 – garden/ring

Stop That Dog – Pg 27

 

Friday – Pg 28 – Mum’s

Stop That Dog – Pg 28

 

Please go through these words with your child before reading the page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, point out the apostrophe (‘) in the word Finn’s, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum/Dad feeling?

 

STOP THAT DOG – READING ZONE ACTIVITY BOOK (GREEN AND PURPLE COVER)

  1. Play – Pg 57
  2. Stuck – Pg 58

 

PHONICS

Phonics Activity Sheets 1-21

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 13, 14, 15 THIS WEEK

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Word List – Group 1 & 2 words

Group 1 & 2

  • Practice reading and writing the word list

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive phonics games for children to complete

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/T-GO-08-name-an-alien-phase-2-phonics

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-56-twinkl-green-week-recycling-with-emily-phase-3-phonics-pairing-game

 

SPELLBOUND

Unit 31

Activities – pg 62 

Test – Pg 75

  • Practice the words each day
  • Practice spelling the words aloud each day
  • Practice writing the words each day

 

MATHS

This week we will be continue to focus on NUMBER.

  1. Add – Pg 102
  2. Draw – Pg 103
  3. Colour – Pg 104
  4. Draw – Pg 105
  5. 0-10 Word+Number Recognition Activities
  6. 10-20 Word+Number Recognition Activities

 

Additional Activities

  • Revise the Months of the Year. (Ask questions using before and  e.g. ‘What month comes after January?’, ‘What month comes beforeMay?’ etc
  • Revise Time – hours on the clock
  • Continue to practise counting to 20 forwards. For a challenge try backwards.
  • Practise forming the numbers using playdough/sand etc
  • Practise writing numbers 1-20
  • Activity – using number: Ask your son to draw 6 fish, 8 apples etc
  • Try some sums making 10 in total. This is to revise the story of 10. e.g.  4+ _ = 10 , 5 + _ = 10 etc…
  • https://www.topmarks.co.uk/has some lovely maths activities.

 

MENTAL MATHS – This is a new activity so children will need support

Monday & Tuesday

Wednesday & Thursday

Friday Test

 

NEWS

Children can write their news daily and draw a picture to illustrate something from their writing in their news copy.

 

SESE

LESSON 6: PEOPLE AT WORK

This weeks lesson can be accessed using the link below:

https://content.folensonline.ie/programmes/Explorers/ExplorersSI/resources/demonstrations/EX_SI_DEMO_CH01_018/index.html

  1. Listen to the story of Milk – From Farm to Fridge: story
  2. Complete the online activity -From Farm to fridge: activity
  3. Complete the activity sheet

 

SPHE – Stay Safe Programme (IMPORTANT: PLEASE COMPLETE)

TOUCHES

  • This week children are given the opportunity to discuss and value appropriate touches
  • Children will begin to understand inappropriate touches and that nobody has a right to touch them in a way that makes them feel unsafe
  • Personal safety strategies are introduced

Activity 1

  • Discuss with your child what a touch is?
  • Ask your child to identify touches they like
  • Ask your child to identify touches they don’t like
  • Ask your child to identify touches they aren’t sure about

Complete the activity sheet – Touches

  1. Read the touches to your child and ask them to colour either the I like/don’t like/not sure face for each type of touch.

Activity 2

  • Explain to your child the importance of not keeping touches a secret especially touches they DON’T LIKE
  • Remind them of the STAY SAFE RULES
  1. Say no
  2. Get away
  3. Tell
  • It is important that children are aware of the correct anatomical names of body parts – please discuss these with your child

 

Please follow the link below and complete slides 25 TO 31.

https://staysafe.ispringcloud.eu/acc/nDGWnu03NTM3/s/7537-ktbRy-UkeNG-vwY5p

  • Some parts of our bodies are private – discuss the names of private body parts
  • What if scenarios – what would you do if???
  • The Tickling Game – Part 1 & 2 – Listen to the stories and discuss what happened

 

P.E

  • PE at home with Clare – Youtube channel.
  • RTE Junior have several 10-minute work outs that the children love to do https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/
  • gonoodle.com for short movement breaks, stretches and dance routines.
  • Cosmic kids yoga on You Tube
  • The Body Coach on YouTube channel at 9 am.
  • 7 minute HIT WORKOUT
  • Practice ball throwing and catching skills. Make it fun: e.g. throwing at a target

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FRIDAY 22ND MAY

Good Morning,

We have made a few maths videos to correct the work children have completed throughout the week. There is also a short reading video for Junior Infants of their new book – Little Zack. Hope they are helpful. Have a nice weekend!

JUNIOR INFANTS

Maths

 

 

Reading – Little Zack

 

SENIOR INFANTS

Maths

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THURSDAY 21ST MAY

Good Morning,

We hope everybody is having a lovely week so far. Enjoy completing your Grow in Love. Well done to all the boys and girls for all the hard work they are doing since we had to close. We are so happy and proud of you all. We miss you!

 

GROW IN LOVE

 

JUNIOR INFANTS

Story Video:

Please watch the story video and complete the activities below

Mesi’s Meals – Activity 1

Your Meals – Activity 2

 

SENIOR INFANTS

Story Video:

Please watch the story video and complete the activities below

John Baptises the people- Activity 1

Activity 2

 

PRAYERS

Prayers

This week we will be learning the GRACE BEFORE MEALS.

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MONDAY 18th – FRIDAY 22nd  MAY

Good Morning,

Hope everybody had an enjoyable weekend. Please keep and safe well throughout this time.

We are available to contact through our emails if you have any questions. If you would like to share any work the children have completed, pictures or just to say hi please send us an email.

As always, do not put yourself under pressure to complete all of the assigned work. Have a great week!😊

JUNIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY & MS. O’HALLORAN

READING

This week we will begin to read our NEW book LITTLE ZACK.

The e-book Finn Jumps In can be accessed online – www.folensonline.com. There are no new words in this book so children should be able to read this book with parental supervision. This will be a great resource to revise the readers we have completed to date.

 

Monday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 1

 

Tuesday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 2

 

Wednesday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 3

 

Thursday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 4

 

Friday – LITTLE ZACK – Pg 5

 

Please go through all words with your child before reading each page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum feeling?

 

Continue to revise all yellow, red and blue words as these will help children with the reading of our new book LITTLE ZACK.

 

PHONICS

Continue to revise all sounds in the sound copy – letter name/sound/action/song.

This week we will CONTINUE with our TRICKY WORDS.

 

we be was to

do

 

Tricky words need repetition and constant reinforcement to help children remember them.

  • Practice putting them into sentences orally, ensure they understand the meaning of the words.
  • Encourage your child to write out the tricky words.

 

Phonics Activity Sheets 1-21

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 10, 11 & 12 THIS WEEK

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Word List – Group 1 & 2 words

Group 1 & 2 Words

  • Practice reading and writing word list

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-156-level-2-phonics-game-show

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/level-2-phonics-matching-bingo-game-tg-ga-201

 

MATHS

This week we will be begin working on PARTITIONING.

PARENT INFORMATION SHEET – Partitioning – Parents Information

ACTIVITIES

We have made a short video to introduce the topic of partitioning:

Maths – Activity 1

  • Divide/Seperate/Partition the sets 2/2 just like the example in the first set

Maths – Activity 2

  • Draw the correct amount of objects in each set

Maths – Activity 3

  • Divide/Seperate/Partition the sets 2/2 just like the example in the first set

 

Additional Activities

  • Practice the Days of the Week. Discuss the words ‘weekdays’and ‘weekend’.
  • Practice counting to 10 forwards and backwards (Ask questions using before and  e.g. ‘What comes before 5?’ ‘What comes after 2?’
  • Play what is the missing number, have the numbers in order or mixed up, your child has to find which of the numbers are missing
  • Practice forming the numbers 1-5 using playdough/sand etc
  • Practice writing numbers 1-5.
  • Practice using number: Ask your child to draw 2 fish, 1 apple, etc

 

WRITING

Children have practiced formation of all letters before the school closure. Please see the picture below for POSTURE/WRITING INSTRUCTONS and PENCIL GRIP before you begin writing with your child.

 

THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE WRITING OUR NEWS

Please use lined paper. A copybook would be best so children could keep their writing together and see an improvement.

 

We have a short video describing how to write the first sentence of their news – Today is Monday.

Please try your best to help children form their letters correctly. It will be difficult for children to get the sizing of their letters correct so please help them to stay between the lines where possible.

Each day we will write the same sentence changing the day of the week. (see below).

Practice writing each sentence 3 times.

 

News – Monday

Today is Monday.

VIDEO: Today is Monday –

 

News – Tuesday

Today is Tuesday.

VIDEO: Today is Tuesday –

 

News – Wednesday

Today is Wednesday.

VIDEO: Today is Wednesday –

 

News – Thursday

Today is Thursday.

VIDEO: Today is Thursday –

 

News – Friday.

Today is Friday.

VIDEO: Today is Friday –

 

We would love if you could us a picture of their news at the end of the week or whenever suitable so we can see how the children are doing.

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

TWINKL

What am I? – Guessing Game

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-s-892-what-am-i-guessing-game-cards-household-objects

  • Read the clues aloud for your child
  • Ask your child to guess what the item is from the clues

 

GAEILGE

Cad atá teidi ag deanamh? – What is teddy doing?

 https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi-gl-212-cad-ata-teidi-ag-deanamh-caitheamh-aimsire-powerpoint

POWERPOINT: Teidi

Activity – Tarraing Teidí ag siúl/ag ithe/ag ól

  • Draw a picture of teddy walking/eating/drinking

 

Additional Activity

  • Encourage your child to watch one cartoon daily in Irish on TnaG, e.g. PJ Masks is on at 0830 and 15.10.

 

Reading Zone Activity Book

Listen and watch the story of Little Red Riding Hood – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI4-xfRDGHM&t=337s

RZ – Activity 1

RZ – Activity 2

 

SPHE – Stay Safe Programme (IMPORTANT: PLEASE COMPLETE)

Friendship & Bullying

  • The value of friendship/making and keeping friends/how to treat a friend well
  • Focus on ways to be a good friend
  • What is a bully?
  • Bullying can be verbal/physical/emotional
  • Effects of bullying
  • Ways of dealing with bullying

 

Activity 1 – I show friendship when…

Stay Safe Activity 1

  • Discuss with your child what is a friend?
  • Ask your child to describe things a good friend does/makes you feel
  • Ask your child to identify why they are a good friend
  • Complete Activity sheet – I show friendship when…

 

Activity 2

Bullying – Read the story of Bella and Georgie to your child

Story Questions

  1. What were Bella and Georgie doing this morning? What did Georgie do? How did Bella feel?
  2. How would you feel if that happened to you?
  3. What happened at small break? How do you think Bella felt?
  4. What happened at big break? How do you think Bella felt?
  5. What other ways could people be bullied?
  6. What should Bella do to stop the bullying? (Remind your child of their tell 5 hand from last week)

 

When someone hurts you like this on purpose and it happens MORE THAN ONCE, it is called bullying.

 

 

P.E

  • Skipping 

 

  • Skip forwards/slowly/fast/ start slow and get faster
  • PE at home with Clare; the link to her Youtube channel may be found
  • RTE Junior have several 10-minute work outs that the children love to do https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/
  • gonoodle.comfor short movement breaks, stretches and dance routines.
  • Cosmic kids yoga on You Tube
  • The Body Coach on YouTube channel at 9 am.
  • 7 minute HIT WORKOUT
  • Practice ball throwing and catching skills. Make it fun: e.g. throwing at a target

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SENIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY, MS. O’TOOLE & MS. MC DONALD

READING

READER: STOP THAT DOG! The e-book can be accessed on www.folensonline.com. This week we will be reading pages 19-23.

The new words for each day are listed below

 

Monday – Pg 19

Stop That Dog – Pg 19

 

Tuesday – Pg 20 – holds

Stop That Dog – Pg 20

 

Wednesday – Pg 21 – ladder/top

Stop That Dog – Pg 21

 

Thursday – Pg 22 – Stop

Stop That Dog – Pg 22

 

Friday – Pg 23

Stop That Dog – Pg 23

 

Please go through these words with your child before reading the page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, point out the apostrophe (‘) in the word Finn’s, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum/Dad feeling?

 

Word Sheet

Please write 3 sentences using the words we are focusing on each day.

Stop That Dog! – Word Sheet

 

Activities for STOP THAT DOG!

Activity 1

Activity 2

Activity 3

 

PHONICS

Phonics Activity Sheets 1-21

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 10, 11 & 12 THIS WEEK

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-156-level-2-phonics-game-show

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/level-2-phonics-matching-bingo-game-tg-ga-201

 

SPELLBOUND

Unit 30 pg 60 & 61 – Practice the words each day – spelling the words aloud and writing them down.

Monday – Pg 60 A & B

Tuesday – Pg 60 C & D

Wednesday – Pg 61 E & F

Thursday – Pg 61 G & H

Friday – TEST Pg 75

 

MATHS

This week we will be focusing on the numberline and counting on.

Here is a numberline for you to print off and use when counting: 0-20 Numberline

 

Activity 1

Video:

Maths Activity 1

 

Activity 2

Maths Activity 2

 

Activity 3

Maths Activity 3

 

Activity 4

Maths Activity 4

 

Additional Activities

  • Revise the Months of the Year. (Ask questions using before and  e.g. ‘What month comes after January?’, ‘What month comes beforeMay?’ etc
  • Revise Time – hours on the clock
  • Continue to practise counting to 20 forwards. For a challenge try backwards.
  • Practise forming the numbers using playdough/sand etc
  • Practise writing numbers 1-20
  • Activity – using number: Ask your son to draw 6 fish, 8 apples etc
  • Try some sums making 10 in total. This is to revise the story of 10. e.g.  4+ _ = 10 , 5 + _ = 10 etc…
  • https://www.topmarks.co.uk/has some lovely maths activities.

 

MENTAL MATHS – This is a new activity so children will need support

Monday & Tuesday

Wednesday & Thursday

Friday Test

 

NEWS

Children can write their news daily and draw a picture to illustrate something from their writing.

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

TWINKL

What am I? – Guessing Game

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-s-892-what-am-i-guessing-game-cards-household-objects

  • Read the clues aloud for your child
  • Ask your child to guess what the item is from the clues

 

GAEILGE

Cad atá teidi ag deanamh? – What is teddy doing?

 https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi-gl-212-cad-ata-teidi-ag-deanamh-caitheamh-aimsire-powerpoint

POWERPOINT: Teidi

 

Activity – Tarraing Teidí ag siúl/ag ithe/ag ól

  • Draw a picture of teddy walking/eating/drinking

 

Additional Activity

  • Encourage your child to watch one cartoon daily in Irish on TnaG, e.g. PJ Masks is on at 0830 and 15.10.

SPHE – Stay Safe Programme (IMPORTANT: PLEASE COMPLETE)

Friendship & Bullying

  • The value of friendship/making and keeping friends/how to treat a friend well
  • Focus on ways to be a good friend
  • What is a bully?
  • Bullying can be verbal/physical/emotional
  • Effects of bullying
  • Ways of dealing with bullying

 

Activity 1 – I show friendship when…

Stay Safe Activity 1

  • Discuss with your child what is a friend?
  • Ask your child to describe things a good friend does/makes you feel
  • Ask your child to identify why they are a good friend
  • Complete Activity sheet – I show friendship when…

 

Activity 2

Bullying – Read the story of Bella and Georgie to your child

Story Questions

  1. What were Bella and Georgie doing this morning? What did Georgie do? How did Bella feel?
  2. How would you feel if that happened to you?
  3. What happened at small break? How do you think Bella felt?
  4. What happened at big break? How do you think Bella felt?
  5. What other ways could people be bullied?
  6. What should Bella do to stop the bullying? (Remind your child of their tell 5 hand from last week)

 

When someone hurts you like this on purpose and it happens MORE THAN ONCE, it is called bullying.

 

 

P.E

  • Skipping 

 

  • Skip forwards/slowly/fast/ start slow and get faster
  • PE at home with Clare; the link to her Youtube channel may be found
  • RTE Junior have several 10-minute work outs that the children love to do https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/
  • gonoodle.comfor short movement breaks, stretches and dance routines.
  • Cosmic kids yoga on You Tube
  • The Body Coach on YouTube channel at 9 am.
  • 7 minute HIT WORKOUT
  • Practice ball throwing and catching skills. Make it fun: e.g. throwing at a target

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Friday 15th May

Good morning Senior Infants,

We have made a short video (13mins – go put the kettle on, we’ve got this!) to revise the work completed this week on Stop That Dog. It is a review of the 6 new words in the book as well as a look at the 3 Activity pages completed. We hope this is helpful. Have a great weekend!

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THURSDAY 14TH MAY

Good Morning

Hope everybody is having a nice week. As always please do not be under pressure to complete all of the assigned material.  We are available through our email if anybody needs to contact us. Please keep safe and look after yourself. Enjoy the weekend!😊

 

Grow in Love

This week we are looking at Baptism.

JUNIOR INFANTS

Grow in Love – Junior Infants – Activity 1

 

SENIOR INFANTS

Grow in Love – Seniors – Activity 1

Grow in Love – Seniors – Activity 2

 

PRAYERS

Prayers

This week we will learn the

  1. Night Prayer

Please revise all prayers we have covered.

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MONDAY 11TH – FRIDAY 15TH MAY

Good Morning,

Hope everybody had an enjoyable weekend. Please keep and safe well throughout this time.

We are available to contact through our emails if you have any questions. If you would like to share any work the children have completed, pictures or just to say hi please send us an email.

As always, do not put yourself under pressure to complete all of the assigned work.

Have a great week!😊

 

JUNIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY & MS. O’HALLORAN

 

READING

This week we will continue to read our book FINN JUMPS IN!

The e-book Finn Jumps In can be accessed online – www.folensonline.com. There are no new words in this book so children should be able to read this book with parental supervision. This will be a great resource to revise the readers we have completed to date.

 

Monday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 13

 

Tuesday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 14

 

Wednesday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 15

 

Thursday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 16

 

Friday – Finn Jumps In! – Revise all pages

 

Please go through all words with your child before reading each page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum feeling?

 

Continue to revise all yellow, red and blue words as these will help children with the reading of our new book Finn Jumps In.

 

PHONICS

Continue to revise all sounds in the sound copy – letter name/sound/action/song.

This week we will begin our TRICKY WORDS.

I the he she

me

 

Tricky words need repetition and constant reinforcement to help children remember them.

  • Practice putting them into sentences orally, ensure they understand the meaning of the words.
  • Encourage your child to write out the tricky words.

 

Phonics Activity Sheets 1-21

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

 

PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 7, 8 & 9 THIS WEEK

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Word List – Group 1

Group 1 Words

  • Practice reading and writing word list

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-147-level-1-phonics-the-seaside-environmental-sounds-game

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/level-2-phonics-sounds-pairs-game-tg-ga-116-1

 

MATHS

Activity 1

Junior Infants – Activity 1

  • How many?
  • Trace/Write/Colour

 

Activity 2

Junior Infants – Activity 2

  • Read/write/draw

 

Activity 3

Junior Infants – Activity 3 – Part 1

Junior Infants – Activity 3 – Part 2

  • Part 1 & 2 are used together in the same activity
  • Discuss the poster (2 pages) – what do you see?/What are the children doing?/Where are the children? Etc
  • Use the instruction sheet to help your help child complete the poster pages. Poster Instructions

 

Additional Activities

  • Practise the Days of the Week. Discuss the words ‘weekdays’and ‘weekend’.
  • Practise counting to 10 forwards and backwards (Ask questions using before and  e.g. ‘What comes before 5?’ ‘What comes after 2?’
  • Play what is the missing number, have the numbers in order or mixed up, your child has to find which of the numbers are missing
  • Practise forming the numbers 1-5 using playdough/sand etc
  • Practise writing numbers 1-5.
  • Practice using number: Ask your child to draw 2 fish, 1 apple, etc

 

WRITING

Children have practiced formation of all letters before the school closure. Please see the picture below for POSTURE/WRITING INSTRUCTONS and PENCIL GRIP before you begin writing with your child.

THIS WEEK WE WILL BEGIN WRITING OUR NEWS

Please use lined paper. A copybook would be best so children could keep their writing together and see an improvement.

Please try your best to help children form their letters correctly. It will be difficult for children to get the sizing of their letters correct so please help them to stay between the lines where possible.

Each day we will write the same sentence changing the day of the week (see below).

Practice writing each sentence 3 times.

We have made a short video to help you with the writing of your news: https://videos.files.wordpress.com/2JhIQhAB/news-lesson-1_fmt1.ogv

 

News – Monday

Today is Monday.

 

News – Tuesday

Today is Tuesday.

 

News – Wednesday

Today is Wednesday.

 

News – Thursday

Today is Thursday.

 

News – Friday.

Today is Friday.

 

We would love if you could us a picture of their news at the end of the week or whenever suitable so we can see how the children are doing.

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

TWINKL

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-s-891-what-am-i-guessing-game-cards-food-themed

Food Themed – Guessing game

  • Read the clues for your child
  • Child guesses what food they think it is

 

GAEILGE

Cá bhfuil Niamh? – Where is Niamh?

Powerpoint: Cá bhfuil Niamh

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi-gl-297-ca-bhfuil-niamh-powerpoint

cistin – kitchen

seomra codlata – bedroom

seomra suí – sitting room

gairdín – garden

seomra folctha – bathroom

garáiste – garage

seomra bia – dining room

Activity

  • Draw a picture of your house with your favourite rooms

 

Additional Activity

  • Encourage your child to watch one cartoon daily in Irish on TnaG, e.g. PJ Masks is on at 0830 and 15.10.

 

Reading Zone Activity Book

Activity 1

Pre Reader – Activity 1

Activity 2

Pre Reader – Activity 2

Activity 3

Pre Reader – Activity 3

 

***SPHE – Stay Safe Programme (IMPORTANT: PLEASE COMPLETE)***

 Stay Safe – Letter to Parents

 

TOPIC: Feeling Safe/Unsafe

  • Discuss with your child times when they feel safe and unsafe and ask him or her to give you examples from the lessons.
  • Talk to your child about the rules he or she should follow if lost, if a stranger calls to the door or on the phone.
  • Encourage your child to tell you about any situation in which he or she could feel unsafe, upset, confused or worried.

 

Activity 1

Feeling Safe & Unsafe

  • Discuss the pictures – why is this picture safe/unsafe?
  • How do you know that the person in the picture is happy/sad/scared/frightened?
  • Colour the safe pictures green
  • Colour the unsafe pictures red

 

Activity 2

Hand – Tell 5

  • Discuss with your child people who are safe to trust – parents/grandparents/family/teachers
  • Discuss why these people are safe to trust
  • Identify people who aren’t safe – strangers
  • List 5 people that your child could trust on the hand

 

P.E

  • 7 minute HIT WORKOUT

  • Practice ball throwing and catching skills. Make it fun: e.g. throwing at a target
  • RTE Junior have several 10-minute work outs that the children love to do https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/
  • Cosmic kids yoga on You Tube
  • The Body Coach on YouTube channel

 

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SENIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY, MS. O’TOOLE & MS. MC DONALD

 

READING

NEW READER: STOP THAT DOG! The e-book can be accessed on www.folensonline.com. This week we will be reading pages 14-18.

The new words for each day are listed below

 

Monday – Pg 14 – dog/dogs/again

Stop That Dog – Pg 14

Tuesday – Pg 15 – come/away

Stop That Dog – Pg 15

Wednesday – Pg 16

Stop That Dog – Pg 16

Thursday – Pg 17 – him

Stop That Dog – Pg 17

Friday – Pg 18

Stop That Dog – Pg 18

 

Please go through these words with your child before reading the page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, point out the apostrophe (‘) in the word Finn’s, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum/Dad feeling?

 

Word Sheet

Stop That Dog! – Word Sheet

Please write 3 sentences using the words we are focusing on each day.

 

Activities for STOP THAT DOG!

Stop That Dog – Activity 1

Stop That Dog – Activity 2

Stop that Dog – Activity 3

 

PHONICS

Phonics Activity Sheets 1-21

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

 

PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 7, 8 & 9 THIS WEEK

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-147-level-1-phonics-the-seaside-environmental-sounds-game

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/level-2-phonics-sounds-pairs-game-tg-ga-116-1

 

SPELLBOUND

Unit 29 pg 58 & 59 – Practice the words each day – spelling the words aloud and writing them down.

Monday – Pg 58 A & B

Tuesday – Pg 58 C & D

Wednesday – Pg 59 E & F

Thursday – Pg 59 G & H

Friday – TEST Pg 75

 

MATHS

Activity 1 – Addition – Making 10

We have made a short video to help with this page:

https://videos.files.wordpress.com/rI1HsLWS/senior-infants-activity-1_fmt1.ogv

Activity 1

 

Activity 2 – Addition – Making 9

Making 9

 

Activity 3 – Making Numbers

Activity 3

 

Activity 4

Activity 4

 

Additional Activities

  • Revise the Months of the Year. (Ask questions using before and  e.g. ‘What month comes after January?’, ‘What month comes beforeMay?’ etc
  • Revise Time(only the hours) – 1 o’clock/2 o’clock etc Clock
  • Continue to practise counting to 20 forwards. For a challenge try backwards.
  • Practise forming the numbers using playdough/sand etc
  • Practise writing numbers 1-20
  • Activity – using number: Ask your son to draw 6 fish, 8 apples etc
  • Try some sums making 10 in total. This is to revise the story of 10. e.g.  4+ _ = 10 , 5 + _ = 10 etc…
  • https://www.topmarks.co.uk/has some lovely maths activities.

 

MENTAL MATHS – This is a new activity so children will need support

Monday & Tuesday

Wednesday & Thursday

Friday Test

 

NEWS

Children can write their news daily and draw a picture to illustrate something from their writing.

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

TWINKL

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-s-891-what-am-i-guessing-game-cards-food-themed

Food Themed – Guessing game

  • Read the clues for your child
  • Child guesses what food they think it is

 

GAEILGE

Cá bhfuil Niamh? – Where is Niamh?


 

POWERPOINT:

Cá bhfuil Niamh

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi-gl-297-ca-bhfuil-niamh-powerpoint

 

cistin – kitchen

seomra codlata – bedroom

seomra suí – sitting room

gairdín – garden

seomra folctha – bathroom

garáiste – garage

seomra bia – dining room

 

Activity

  • Tarraing an Teach – Draw a picture of your house with your favourite rooms

 

Additional Activity

  • Encourage your child to watch one cartoon daily in Irish on TnaG, e.g. PJ Masks is on at 0830 and 15.10.

 

SPHE

***Stay Safe Programme (IMPORTANT: PLEASE COMPLETE)***

 Stay Safe – Letter to Parents

 

TOPIC: Feeling Safe/Unsafe

  • Discuss with your child times when they feel safe and unsafe and ask him or her to give you examples from the lessons.
  • Talk to your child about the rules he or she should follow if lost, if a stranger calls to the door or on the phone.
  • Encourage your child to tell you about any situation in which he or she could feel unsafe, upset, confused or worried.

 

Activity 1

Feeling Safe & Unsafe

  • Discuss the pictures – why is this picture safe/unsafe?
  • How do you know that the person in the picture is happy/sad/scared/frightened?
  • Colour the safe pictures green
  • Colour the unsafe pictures red

 

Activity 2

Hand – Tell 5

  • Discuss with your child people who are safe to trust – parents/grandparents/family/teachers
  • Discuss why these people are safe to trust
  • Identify people who aren’t safe – strangers
  • List 5 people that your child could trust on the hand

 

P.E

  • 7 minute HIT WORKOUT

  • Practice ball throwing and catching skills. Make it fun: e.g. throwing at a target
  • RTE Junior have several 10-minute work outs that the children love to do https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/
  • Cosmic kids yoga on You Tube
  • The Body Coach on YouTube channel

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THURSDAY 7TH MAY

Hi All,

Hope everybody is having a nice week so far. As always please do not be under pressure to complete all of the assigned material.  We are available through our email if anybody needs to contact us. Please keep safe and look after yourself. Enjoy the weekend!😊

 

Grow in Love

This week we are celebrating Mary – May is the month of Mary.

JUNIOR INFANTS

Junior Infants – May is the Month of Mary

Junior Infants – Stories of Mary

 

SENIOR INFANTS

Senior Infants – May Altar

Senior Infants – May is the Month of Mary

 

PRAYERS

Prayers

This week we will learn the

  1. Morning Prayer

Please revise the Sign of the Cross and Glory be to the Father from last week.

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MONDAY 4TH MAY

Good Morning,

We hope everybody has enjoyed the Bank Holiday weekend. It has been nearly 8 weeks since we had to close our school for the health and safety of students and staff. The past few weeks have been extremely difficult for everybody. Thank you all for your continued support and we appreciate the hard work you have been putting in at home.

Last Friday, we heard the upsetting news that we will not be returning to school until September. We were so disappointed as our only wish was for us all to return to school and see the boys and girls again. We did not want our school year to finish like this.

As always, we will continue to work with you over the next few months to finish the school year on a positive note.

 

JUNIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY & MS. O’HALLORAN

READING

This week we will continue to read our new book FINN JUMPS IN!

The e-book Finn Jumps In can be accessed online – www.folensonline.com. There are no new words in this book so children should be able to read this book with parental supervision. This will be a great resource to revise the readers we have completed to date.

 

Wednesday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 10

 

Thursday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 11

 

Friday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 12

 

Please go through all words with your child before reading each page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum feeling?

 

Continue to revise all yellow, red and blue words as these will help children with the reading of our new book Finn Jumps In.

 

PHONICS

Continue to revise all sounds in the sound copy – letter name/sound/action/song.

This week we will continue our work on BLENDING. The next word list to practice blending is below.

 

drip miss rock back duck

 

*** Additional blending list if your child would like extra practice***

 

pot gas fit stamp bad

 

 

Activities

Phonics Activity Sheets 1-21

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

 

PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 4, 5 & 6 THIS WEEK

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

 https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-148-level-1-phonics-kit-and-sams-band-game

 

MATHS

Activity 1

Twinkl Powerpoint: 2D Shapes

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-n-1433-eyfs-every-day-2d-shapes-powerpoint

  • Watch the powerpoint and discuss the different shapes you see.
  • How are the shapes different?
  • How many sides does the shape have?
  • How many corners does the shape have?

 Worksheet

Maths – Shape

Colour the shapes

Circle = blue

Triangle = red

Rectangle = yellow

Square = green

 

Activity 2

Twinkl: Too many frogs – Counting Game

https://www.twinkl.ie/go/resource/tg-ga-31-too-many-frogs-counting-up-to-10-game

Worksheet

Maths – Count

  • Count the red spots on the fish and write the number in the box
  • Colour the fish

 

Activity 3

Twinkl Powerpoint: Counting Scenes

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-n-1238-counting-scenes-powerpoint-1-10

Worksheet

Maths – Count & Draw

  • Read the number in the box
  • Draw the correct amount of spots on each butterfly

 

WRITING

Children have practiced formation of all letters before the school closure. Please see the picture below for POSTURE/WRITING INSTRUCTONS and PENCIL GRIP before you begin writing with your child.

The black dots illustrate where the letter formation is to start. The arrows illustrate the direction in which the letter should be formed.

 

WEDNESDAY

Writing -Wednesday

THURSDAY

Writing – Thursday

FRIDAY

Writing – Friday

 

Music & SPHE

TWINKL

Powerpoint: I am special

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi-p-9-i-am-special-song-powerpoint

Practice the song with your child using the powerpoint

Activity

Music & SPHE – I am special

  • What does the word special mean?
  • How are you special?
  • Ask your child to draw a picture of what makes them special

Art

Minibeast Pebbles

 

SENIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY, MS. O’TOOLE & MS. MC DONALD

 

READING

NEW READER: STOP THAT DOG! The e-book can be accessed on www.folensonline.com. This week we will be reading pages 6-10.

The new words for each day are listed below

Wednesday – Pg 11 – muddy/shakes/Now

Stop That Dog – Pg 11

Thursday – Pg 12

Stop That Dog – Pg 12

Friday – Pg 13 – market/likes/like

Stop That Dog – Pg 13

 

Please go through these words with your child before reading the page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, point out the apostrophe (‘) in the word Finn’s, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum/Dad feeling?

 

Word Sheet

Please write 3 sentences using the words we are focusing on each day.

Stop That Dog! – Word Sheet

 

Activities for STOP THAT DOG!

Stop That Dog – Activity 1

Stop That Dog – Activity 2

Stop That Dog -Activity 3

 

PHONICS

Phonics Activity Sheets 1-21

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

 

PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 4, 5 & 6 THIS WEEK

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-148-level-1-phonics-kit-and-sams-band-game

 

Maths

Twinkl: Too many frogs – Counting Game

https://www.twinkl.ie/go/resource/tg-ga-31-too-many-frogs-counting-up-to-10-game

 

Activities

Activity 1

Activity 2

Activity 3

 

MENTAL MATHS – This is a new activity so children will need support

Mental Maths 1

Mental Maths 2

Mental Maths 3 – Friday Test

 

Music & SPHE

TWINKL

Powerpoint: I am special

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi-p-9-i-am-special-song-powerpoint

Practice the song with your child using the powerpoint

Activity

Music & SPHE – I am special

  • What does the word special mean?
  • How are you special?
  • Ask your child to draw a picture of what makes them special

Handwriting

Handwriting – Signs

  • Read the signs
  • Trace the words
  • Colour the signs

Handwriting – T

  • Formation of the letter T/t

News

Children can write their news daily and draw a picture to illustrate something from their writing.

Art

Minibeast Pebbles

PLEASE DO NOT PUT YOURSELF UNDER PRESSURE TO COMPLETE ALL OF THE ASSIGNED WORK! 😊

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THURSDAY 30TH APRIL

Good Morning, hope everybody is having a nice week so far. Grow in Love for this week is below.😊

JUNIOR INFANTS

Our topic for this week is WATER

What is water?

Why is water important?

Where do we get water?

 

Activity 1

JI Activity 1

  • Match the pictures
  • Discuss why the objects are matched together
  • Discuss why each of the pictures need water

 

Activity 2

JI Activity 2

  • How do we care for water?
  • Why can we do to not waste water?
  • Tracing activity – Thank you God for Water

 

Prayers

Prayers

This week Junior Infants will practice

  1. Sign of the Cross
  2. Glory be to the Father

Practice these prayers with your child if possible.

 

SENIOR INFANTS

Activity 1

SI Activity 1

Please read the story – Jesus helps a blind man to see.

  • Discuss the importance of sight.
  • What do we use our eyes for?
  • What are your favourite things to look at?

 

Activity 2

SI Activity 2

  • Discuss each of the pictures
  • Circle and colour the pictures you like to look at

 

Prayers

Prayers

This week Senior Infants will practice

  1. Sign of the Cross
  2. Glory be to the Father

Practice these prayers with your child if possible.

 

Indoor activities for a rainy day

100 Fun Indoor Activities!

 

Spot the difference

Monsters-Spot-the-Difference-Activity

 

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MONDAY 27TH APRIL

Good Morning,

Hope everybody had a lovely weekend. Please keep safe and well throughout the week ahead. Enjoy spending time outside, going on walks, playing with your family and doing some work. As always, please do not put yourself under any extra pressure as these times are hard enough. Please contact us through our email addresses if there is anything you need. Have a great week.

 

JUNIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY & MS. O’HALLORAN

READING

This week we will continue to read our new book FINN JUMPS IN!

The e-book Finn Jumps In can be accessed online – www.folensonline.com. There are no new words in this book so children should be able to read this book with parental supervision. This will be a great resource to revise the readers we have completed to date.

 

Monday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 5

 

Tuesday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 6

 

Wednesday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 7

 

Thursday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 8

 

Friday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 9

 

Please go through all words with your child before reading each page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum feeling?

Continue to revise all yellow, red and blue words as these will help children with the reading of our new book Finn Jumps In.

 

PHONICS

Continue to revise all sounds in the sound copy – letter name/sound/action/song.

This week we will continue our work on BLENDING. The next word list to practice blending is below.

 

kiss mist pram hiss test

 

*** Additional blending list if your child would like extra practice***

 

get pig log fat bat

 

Activities

Phonics Activity Sheets 

 PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 1, 2 & 3 THIS WEEK

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-149-level-1-phonics-the-zoo-environmental-sounds-game

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-147-level-1-phonics-the-seaside-environmental-sounds-game

 

MATHS

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

Maths Activity 3

Maths Activity 4

Maths Activity 5

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

TWINKL

Powerpoint: Jungle – What am I?

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-l-52264-what-am-i-jungle-animal-powerpoint

  • Watch the powerpoint
  • Read the clues and let your child figure out the animal

 

Guessing Game – What am I?

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-s-890-what-am-i-guessing-game-cards-animal-themed

What am I? guessing game

  • Discuss the cards in detail. Read the clues two to three times for your child.
  •  The aim of any oral language lesson is for the child to TALK and expand their vocabulary where possible.
  • Draw a picture to illustrate the animals they remember from the What am I? guessing game after the lesson is completed

 

WRITING

Children have practiced formation of all letters before the school closure. Please see the picture below for POSTURE/WRITING INSTRUCTONS and PENCIL GRIP before you begin writing with your child.

The black dots illustrate where the letter formation is to start. The arrows illustrate the direction in which the letter should be formed.

 

MONDAY

Writing – Monday

TUESDAY

Writing – Tuesday

WEDNESDAY

Writing – Wednesday

THURSDAY

Writing – Thursday

FRIDAY

Writing – Friday

 

GAEILGE

Aimsir – The Weather

Powerpoint: Aimsir

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi2-gl-163-cen-sort-aimsire-ata-ann-inniu-powerpoint-gaeilge

Sneachta – snow

Scamallach – cloudy

Gaoth – windy

Ghrian ag taitneamh – sun is shining

 

Activity – Tarraing an aimsir (Draw the weather)

Tarraing an aimsir

 

SCIENCE

Our science topic for this week is based on being HEALTHY

Powerpoint – Healthy

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-tp-5249-all-about-me-looking-after-yourself-powpoint

  • Watch the powerpoint
  • Discuss the slides
  • Answer the questions

 

Activity

Looking After Yourself worksheets

Activity 1 – Draw a picture of how you look after yourself

Activity 2 – Read the sentences and ask your child to draw a picture

Activity 3 – Read the sentences and ask your child to draw a picture

 

RTE School Hub

Everyday next week the RTE School Hub will be checking in with all of their favourite animals in Dublin Zoo. This will be a nice activity and something enjoyable for all the family.

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SENIOR INFANTS – MS. HEALY, MS. O’TOOLE & MS. MC DONALD

READING

NEW READER: STOP THAT DOG! The e-book can be accessed on www.folensonline.com. This week we will be reading pages 6-10.

The new words for each day are listed below

Monday – Pg 6 – Finn’s/lead/hold/that

Stop That Dog – Pg 6

 

Tuesday – Pg 7 – walking/pulling

Stop That Dog – Pg 7

 

Wednesday – Pg 8 – cat/after/play

Stop That Dog – Pg 8

 

Thursday – Pg 9 – back

Stop That Dog – Pg 9

 

Friday – Pg 10 – pool/mud/stuck

Stop That Dog – Pg 10

 

Please go through these words with your child before reading the page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, point out the apostrophe (‘) in the word Finn’s, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum/Dad feeling?

 

Word Sheet

Please write 3 sentences using the words we are focusing on each day.

.Stop That Dog! – Word Sheet 2

 

Activities for STOP THAT DOG!

Activity 1 – Stop that Dog

Activity 2 – Stop that Dog

Activity 3 – Stop That Dog

 

PHONICS

Phonics Activity Sheets

 PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE WORKSHEETS 1, 2 & 3 THIS WEEK

Phonics Activity Sheets 1 – 21

  1. Read or sound out the words
  2. Find the picture that matches to the word
  3. Cut and Paste the picture
  4. Colour the picture

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-149-level-1-phonics-the-zoo-environmental-sounds-game

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/tg-ga-147-level-1-phonics-the-seaside-environmental-sounds-game

 

SPELLBOUND

Unit 28 pg 56 & 57– Practice the words each day – spelling the words aloud and writing them down.

Monday – Pg 56 A & B

Tuesday – Pg 56 C & D

Wednesday – Pg 57 E & F

Thursday – Pg 57 G & H

Friday – TEST Pg 74

 

MATHS

This week we will be focusing on addition

Maths – Addition Activity 1

Maths – Addition Activity 2

Maths – Addition Activity 3

Maths – Addition Activity 4

Maths – Addition Activity 5

Maths – Addition Activity 6

Maths – Addition Activity 7

 

MENTAL MATHS – This is a new activity so children will need support

Monday & Tuesday

Monday & Tuesday

 

Wednesday & Thursday

Wed & Thurs

 

 Friday Test

Friday Test

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

TWINKL

Powerpoint: Jungle – What am I?

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-l-52264-what-am-i-jungle-animal-powerpoint

  • Watch the powerpoint
  • Read the clues and let your child figure out the animal

 

 

Guessing Game – What am I?

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-s-890-what-am-i-guessing-game-cards-animal-themed

What am I? guessing game

  • Discuss the cards in detail. Read the clues two to three times for your child.
  • The aim of any oral language lesson is for the child to TALK and expand their vocabulary where possible.
  • Draw a picture to illustrate the animals they remember from the What am I? guessing game after the lesson is completed

 

NEWS

Children can write their news daily and draw a picture to illustrate something from their writing.

 

GAEILGE

Aimsir – The Weather

Powerpoint: Aimsir

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi2-gl-163-cen-sort-aimsire-ata-ann-inniu-powerpoint-gaeilge

Sneachta – snow

Scamallach – cloudy

Gaoth – windy

Ghrian ag taitneamh – sun is shining

 

Activity – Tarraing an aimsir (Draw the weather)

Tarraing an aimsir

 

SCIENCE

Our science topic for this week is based on being HEALTHY

Powerpoint: Healthy

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-tp-5249-all-about-me-looking-after-yourself-powerpoint

  • Watch the powerpoint
  • Discuss the slides
  • Answer the questions

 

Activity Sheet: Healthy Habits

Activity – Healthy Habbits

  1. What does healthy mean?
  2. What can you do to be healthy?
  3. What is a habbit?
  4. Discuss all the words in the blue box
  5. Discuss the pictures – What is happening in the picture? Which word would you match to the picture?
  6. Write the words under each picture
  7. Draw a picture of food you should eat to stay healthy

 

RTE School Hub

Everyday next week the RTE School Hub will be checking in with all of their favourite animals in Dublin Zoo. This will be a nice activity and something enjoyable for all the family.

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THURSDAY 23RD APRIL

GROW IN LOVE

JUNIOR INFANTS

The Church

The Church Bells

SENIOR INFANTS

The Church

 

ART ACTIVITIES

Robots

http://mericherry.com/2014/11/03/make-robots-tinker-trays/

Chalk in nature

http://mericherry.com/2015/08/02/chalk-nature-painting/

Umbrella plates

https://www.learning4kids.net/2015/11/17/paper-plate-umbrella-craft/

 

INDOOR SCAVENGER HUNT

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MONDAY 20TH APRIL

Happy Monday Everyone,

Welcome back after a very different Easter holidays. We hope everyone had a lovely time over the Easter break. It is beyond strange what is happening, so thank you all for the continued support. Please do not feel under pressure by the workload we are posting. These are suggested activities for you to complete. As always, please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. It is lovely to see the boys and girls and any work/drawings they have completed so don’t hesitate to send an email if you wish to. Have a great week and hopefully we are another day closer to normality!

JUNIOR INFANTS – Ms Healy & Ms O’Halloran

READING

This week we will finish reading SPLASH and start a new book FINN JUMPS IN!

The e-book Finn Jumps In can be accessed online – www.folensonline.com. There are no new words in this book so children should be able to read this book with parental supervision. This will be a great resource to revise the readers we have completed to date.

 

Monday – SPLASH! – Pg 23 & 34

 

Tuesday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 1

 

Wednesday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 2

 

Thursday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 3

 

Friday – Finn Jumps In! – Pg 4

 

Please go through all words with your child before reading each page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

 

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum feeling?

Continue to revise all yellow, red and blue words as these will help children with the reading of our new book Finn Jumps In.

 

PHONICS

Continue to revise all sounds in the sound copy – letter name/sound/action/song.

This week we will be focusing on BLENDING. The next word list to practice blending is below.

 

1. cat      2. hen      3. can      4. hat    5. neck

 

*** Additional blending list if your child would like extra practice***

 

1. camp     2. kick     3. met    4. pen    5. deck

 

Twinkl

Fun and interactive sound games for children to complete

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/go/resource/tg-ga-146-level-1-phonics-the-garden-environmental-sounds-game

 

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/go/resource/level-1-phonics-the-living-room-phonics-environmental-sounds-game-tg-ga-161

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

Twinkl: Springtime Hotspots is the oral language lesson we will be working on this week.

 

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/springtime-questions-hotspots-tg-t-88-1

  • Discuss the picture in detail with your child. The aim of any oral language lesson is for the child to TALK and expand their vocabulary where possible.
  • Click on each number in order and answer the questions together
  • Draw a picture to illustrate all the things they remember about Spring after the lesson is completed

 

WRITING

Children have practiced formation of all letters before the school closure. Please see the picture below for POSTURE/WRITING INSTRUCTONS and PENCIL GRIP before you begin writing with your child.

 

MONDAY

Writing – Monday

 

TUESDAY

Writing – Tuesday

 

WEDNESDAY

Writing – Wednesday

 

THURSDAY

Writing – Thursay

 

FRIDAY

Writing – Friday

The black dots illustrate where the letter formation is to start. The arrows illustrate the direction in which the letter should be formed.

Additional practice of other letter formations can also be completed if you wish.

 

MATHS

This week we will be focusing on COUNTING.

  • Practice counting to 5/Practice counting backwards from 5.
  • Find objects around the house and make sets of 1/2/3/4/5

 

Activity sheets to practice and revise counting

Number Search – 1 to 5

Number Line – 1 to 5

Making Sets – 1 to 5

Counting – Under the sea

Counting – Dinosaurs

Count & Colour

 

A fun scavenger hunt for all the family to complete around the house

 

GAEILGE

We have the topic of Bia completed in class so this will be a nice revision lesson for children to complete.

Bia – Food powerpoint

BIA – Food

Activity – Colour the Bia(Food)

Bia – Colour

SENIOR INFANTS – Ms Healy, Ms O’Toole & Ms. Mc Donald

READING

NEW READER: STOP THAT DOG! The e-book can be accessed on www.folensonline.com. This week we will be reading pages 1-5.

The new words for each day are listed below

Monday – Pg 1 – kicking/digging/happy

Stop That Dog pg 1

Tuesday – Pg 2 – flower/flowers

Stop That Dog pg 2

Wednesday – Pg 3 – wants/for/walk/say

Stop That Dog pg 3

Thursday – Pg 4 – What

Stop That Dog pg 4

Friday – Pg 5 – Come/cross/coming

Stop That Dog pg 5

 

Please go through these words with your child before reading the page. Practice sounding out the word, saying the word, putting the word in a sentence, Does the word have a capital letter?, Is it a plural? etc.

Discuss the picture on each page

  • Who is in the picture?
  • What are the characters doing?
  • Where are the characters?
  • What do you see in the picture?
  • How is Zack/Kitty/Finn/Mum/Dad feeling?

 

Activity Sheets for Stop That Dog!

Activity 1

Activity 2

 

Word Sheet

Stop That Dog! – Word Sheet 1

Please write 3 sentences using the words we are focusing on each day.

 

PHONICS

TwinklFun and interactive sound games for children to complete

https://www.twinkl.ie/go/resource/tg-ga-146-level-1-phonics-the-garden-environmental-sounds-game

https://www.twinkl.ie/go/resource/level-1-phonics-the-living-room-phonics-environmental-sounds-game-tg-ga-161

 

SPELLBOUND

Unit 27 – Pg 54 & 55

Practice the words each day – spelling the words aloud and writing them down.

Monday – A & B – Pg 54

Tuesday – C & D – Pg 54

Wednesday – E & F – Pg 55

Thursday – G & H – Pg 55

Friday – Unit 27 TEST – Pg 74

 

MATHS

We have worked on number stories 1 to 9 before the school closure. The last number story we have to complete is the STORY OF 10.  Practice writing the story of 10 each day as it is tricky concept. Children will need cubes/counters/objects to help them make the story of 10.

TWINKL: Exploring the number 10

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi-n-5201-ways-of-making-10-activity-sheet

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-n-2309-number-recognition-to-10-peg-activity

 

MENTAL MATHS – This is a new activity so children will need support

Monday & Tuesday

 

Wednesday & Thursday

Friday Test

 

A fun scavenger hunt for all the family to complete around the house

 

ORAL LANGUAGE

Twinkl: Springtime Hotspots is the oral language lesson we will be working on this week

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/springtime-questions-hotspots-tg-t-88-1

  • Discuss the picture in detail with your child. The aim of any oral language lesson is for the child to TALK and expand their vocabulary where possible.
  • Click on each number in order and answer the questions together
  • Draw a picture to illustrate all the things they remember about Spring after the lesson is completed

 

NEWS

Children can write their news daily and draw a picture to illustrate something from their writing.

 

GAEILGE

We have the topic of Bia(Food) completed in class so this will be a nice revision lesson for children to complete.

Powerpoint: Bia

BIA – Food

Activity

Bia – Colour

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FRIDAY 3RD APRIL

I hope you are all safe and well. Enjoy the next two weeks of Easter holidays. Take a break from all the hard work you have been doing since we closed. Go for a walk, play in the garden, enjoy some family time and eat loads of chocolate. Happy Easter to Junior and Senior Infants.

Easter Basket Craft

Easter dot to dot

 

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TUESDAY 31ST MARCH

Paper based art activities  – Paper, cardboard, paper plates, cereal boxes etc or any materials you may have around the house to use.


 

Listen/Watch the story of The Rainbow Fish and then complete the art activity if you would like.

 

 

Easter is coming – here are a few Easter art ideas for you to start trying out at home. You could start making a few pieces to display on your front windows and on the windowsills next week. Cut out and decorate letters to make a happy message for passers by.

Easter Egg Colouring sheets

Easter Egg Colouring

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MONDAY 30TH MARCH

Good Morning Junior and Senior Infants

I hope everybody had a lovely weekend and enjoyed the nice weather. Remember to look after yourself, and to keep safe and healthy during this very challenging time.

We have put together a range of suggested activities for the boys and girls to work on over the coming weeks. As you know we can be contacted via e-mail if there is anything you need.

 

JUNIOR INFANTS – Ms Healy & Ms O’Halloran

Monday 30th March

 

Phonics

Please continue to revise all sounds and word lists in the sound copy.

 

Activities to revise sounds

Activities to practice BLENDING

Short Ryming Lesson Rhyming Lesson

 

Reading

We have now read to pg 18 of Splash. Continue to revise these pages and all blue words in the word bag.

Please read from pg 19 – 22 of Splash.

The last new word in our book is – Splash.

Discuss the pictures/setting/characters etc as you read through the pages.

BROWN BEAR POWERPOINT – Read and revise the story of brown bear. Brown Bear Story

Children can sequence the characters in the story using the character cut out activity sheet. Brown Bear – Character cut outs

 

Additional Reading resources:

  • Online Stories – Getepic.com. Click login and say you do not have an account. Join free for 30 days as a family. Here you can create your account. Click learning to read and choose books for age 4-6 years. There is lots to choose from.

 

  • Oxfordowl.co.uk – this is a similar site to getepic.com and also has lots of reading resources online.

 

Handwriting

The focus of writing this week will be on pencil grip and pattern formation.

Please see the Pencil Control booklet for suggested activities and practice. Pencil Control Booklet

Children are working on different patterns in school. This skill can be difficult for children so additional practice in this area will be of benefit.

Easter Egg – Tracing activity Pattern – Easter Egg

 

Maths

Count and Colour – Activity sheet Count and Colour

2D Shapes – Children can practice drawing

  1. Square
  2. Circle
  3. Rectangle
  4. Oval

2D Shape Activities – Chicken and Rabbit. Chicken – 2D Shapes Rabbit – 2D Shapes

 

Additional Maths Resources

  • Topmarks.co.uk- in search box- shapes, counting, patterns, number for all different types of games.NRICH.com https://nrich.maths.org/9084 here are more maths activities you can do with your child. A lot of them are quite practical. Stay within age appropriate games.

 

Projects

Continue to work on any projects of choice that we posted previously

Below are a list of some topics you can choose to make a project about. This can be done as a little book, poster, painting or any way you like.

  1. All About Me – what you can do, such as – run, swim etc.
  2. Important People to me.
  3. My Favourite Animal.
  4. Spring
  5. Ireland or any country of choice.

 

SENIOR INFANTS

Monday 30th March

Ms Healy, Ms O’Toole and Ms. Mc Donald

Phonics

  1. CVC Words

We will focus on CVC – Consonant Vowel Consonant words this week. See CVC booklet CVC Booklet and CVC Activity Sheets CVC Activity Sheets for suggested activities.

  1. Sounds/Blending

Continue to revise diagraphs e.g ai, oa, ie, er, as these sounds are always the most difficult for children.

Roll a Sound – 1 Roll a Sound – 2 Roll a Sound – 3

Activities to practice BLENDING

  1. Continue to revise Tricky words – Revise all tricky words completed 1-30. See box below. These words can be read aloud, sentence formation and practiced as spellings.

Tricky Words 1-30

 

I               be           you        there     one

the         was        your       they       by

he           to            come     go           like

she         do           some     no           have

me         are         said        so           live

we          all           here      my          give

 

Additional Phonics Resources:

  • Starfall.com – this website has phonic resources that includes blending.
  • Twinkl – this website is a fantastic resource for teachers and parents to use. They are offering parents one month free membership while children are at home. http://www.twinkl.ie/offer enter the code IRLTWINKLHELPS.

 

Reading

  1. The new book we started to read during the school closure is called ARE YOU KITTY?. This book is available as an ebook on folens online and can be accessed. There are no new words introduced throughout this book. Continue to read this book for the remainder of the week.

Folens online can be accessed for free where you can look at the class readers we have covered to date (THE BIG HORSE and WHAT A MESS!) Please revise these books.

  1. BROWN BEAR POWERPOINT – Read and revise the story of brown bear.Brown Bear Story
  2. Children can sequence the characters in the story using the character cut out activity sheet. Brown Bear – Character cut outs

 

Additional Reading Resources:

  • Online Stories – Getepic.com. Click login and say you do not have an account. Join free for 30 days as a family. Here you can create your account. Click learning to read and choose books for age 4-6 years. There is lots to choose from.
  • oxfordowl.co.uk – this is a similar site to getepic.com and also has lots of reading resources online. As we can’t work on our shared reading these online stories might be a useful resource.

 

Maths

  1. ADDITION

– Easter Egg: Counting and Addition activity Easter Egg – Counting and Addition Writing Prompts

– Butterfly addition to 10 activity Butterfly Addition to 10

– Number Bonds: Activity sheet Number Bonds

 

  1. 2D Shapes – Children can practice drawing
  • Square
  • Circle
  • Rectangle
  • Oval

 

  1. 2D Shape Activities – Chicken and Rabbit Chicken – 2D Shapes Rabbit – 2D Shapes

 

  1. Count and Colour – Activity sheet Count and Colour

 

  1. Continue to practice number formation from 0-20, on paper/whiteboards etc. Children can also draw items to represent numbers (10 apples for the number 10/5 sweets for the number 5)

 

  1. We have completed number stories to 9. Please continue revise all these number stories as the concept can be difficult to grasp. Children may need resources to aid counting (cubes/counters etc).

 

Additional Maths Resources:

  • Topmarks.co.uk- in search box- shapes, counting, patterns, number for all different types of games.
  • NRICH.com https://nrich.maths.org/9084 here are more maths activities you can do with your child. A lot of them are quite practical. Stay within age appropriate games.
  • TWINKL – twinkl has a number of fun and meaningful resources to aid children’s learning.

 

Writing

  1. Writing Prompts Activity – Children can use these writing prompt cards and finish the sentence. Writing Prompts

 

  1. Pencil Grip/Pattern FormationPlease see the Pencil Control booklet for suggested activities and practice. Pencil Control Booklet. Children are working on different patterns in school. This skill can be difficult for children so additional practice in this area will be of benefit.

 

3. Children can write their news daily and draw a picture to represent their news for that day.

 

  1. Children can also practice letter formation.

 

5. Pattern – Easter Egg

 

Projects

Below are a list of some topics you can choose to make a project about. This can be done as a little book, poster, painting or any way you like.

  1. Easter
  2. All About Me – what you can do, such as – run, swim etc.
  3. Important People to me.
  4. My Favourite Animal.
  5. Spring
  6. Ireland or any country of choice.

 

Please do not feel under pressure to complete all of these SUGGESTED activities. We will not be posting any new activities until after the Easter break.

 

HAPPY EASTER to all the boys and girls in JUNIOR & SENIOR INFANTS.

We miss you and look forward to seeing you soon.

Eat loads of chocolate and say hi to the Easter Bunny! 😊

 

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Happy Friday Everyone,

have a lovely sunny weekend!:-)

 

Online stories are an excellent resource to use during this time.

 

Scavenger hunt around the house or in the garden!

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MONDAY 23RD MARCH

Happy Monday everyone,

Hope you are all well. Please find below some more activities. I can be contacted on email a.healy@upperglanmirens.ie

Miss ye!!

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Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo have live webcams to look at the animals at any time during the day – there’s a live
feeding of the Penguins scheduled for 2:30 today

Webcams

Gaeilge

The Irish programme we use in class is called Bua na Cainte. Edco are providing access to their online interactive programme for parents and children to use at home. The themes we have covered to date – Mé Féin, An Scoil, Bia, Caitheamh Aimsire, Éadaí and Sa Bhaile. Children can revise these themes, lessons, songs and games.

Keep Active & Learn

Children can practice spelling their names, names of siblings, names of friends and a range of different words while also keeping active.

Yogahttps://www.cosmickids.com/ choose a lesson and have some fun!

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Hi boys and girls, mums and dads,

I hope this finds you safe and well. First and foremost, we miss you loads and look forward to the day where we can return to school and get back to normal. I know it must be very hard to stay at home and not meet up with all of your friends that you have made here in school, but we have to try our best!!

Parents,
Below is a suggestion of some activities that the children could be completing over the next few weeks. These are just suggestions; we are very conscious of the fact that everyones daily life has been disrupted and we in no way want to add to these pressures. However, the continuation of the children’s learning is very important to us, so we ask that for the most part, we engage collaboratively and collectively to ensure we achieve this.

If you wish to take photos of completed work or email me, I can be contacted on: a.healy@upperglanmirens.ie
We look forward to getting back to school as quickly as possible.

Ms . Healy 🙂

 

JUNIOR INFANTS

Ms Healy & Ms O’Halloran

 

Jolly Phonics

We have completed all sounds in our Jolly Phonics. Each child has their sound copy and the free jolly phonics app can be downloaded to help with revision. Letter names, sounds, songs and actions can all be revised in a fun and meaningful way. YouTube songs – What do the Letters Say and Jolly Phonic sound songs are also available online.

Blending word list 1-3 – revise all previous words and continue to practice these words. Rhyming activities can be completed alongside these word lists to extend children’s learning. Children can write these words out using paper, whiteboard, magnetic letters or any materials you may have at home.

Starfall.com – this website has phonic resources that includes blending.

Twinkl – this website is a fantastic resource for teachers and parents to use. They are offering parents one month free membership while children are at home. http://www.twinkl.ie/offer enter the code IRLTWINKLHELPS.

Here are some links below and other phonics activities:

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-l-4185-i-can-read-phase-2-words-activity-sheet-pack https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/roi-l-871-phonics-read-and-write-activity-sheet

This website is also great for online phonics games. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=phonics

 

Reading

We are currently reading Splash! We have completed pages 1-9. Revision of these pages is important over the coming weeks.

Folens online can be accessed for free where you can look at the class readers we have covered to date (LOOK OUT TEDDY and THE LOST BALL) plus the reader we are currently working on (SPLASH).

NEW WORDS: ME, LOOKS

Please read to PAGE 18 OF SPLASH.

Word bags will be useful at this time. Word revision and sentence formation can be practiced. Red and Yellow word bags can also be revised at this time.

Online Stories – Getepic.com. Click login and say you do not have an account. Join free for 30 days as a family. Here you can create your account. Click learning to read and choose books for age 4-6 years. There is lots to choose from. Oxfordowl.co.uk – this is a similar site to getepic.com and also has lots of reading resources online.

Maths

Topmarks.co.uk- in search box- shapes, counting, patterns, number for all different types of games.

NRICH.com https://nrich.maths.org/9084 here are more maths activities you can do with your child. A lot of them are quite practical. Stay within age appropriate games.

Practice number formation from 0-5, again on paper/whiteboards etc.

WEIGHT – Experiment weighing various objects at home. Encourage appropriate language e.g. heavy/light/heavier/lighter/ heaviest/lightest.

SHAPES – Observe and recognise 2D shapes in environment. Maths is everywhere

TWINKL – twinkl has a number of fun and meaningful resources to aid children’s learning. These activities can be printed for children to complete. (Colour by number etc)

Project Work

Below are a list of some topics you can choose to make a project about. This can be done as a little book, poster, painting or any way you like.

  1. All About Me – what you can do, such as – run, swim etc.
  2. Important People to me.
  3. My Favourite Animal.
  4. Spring
  5. Ireland or any country of choice.

 

Other suggested activities

Home Activities

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SENIOR INFANTS

Ms Healy, Ms O’Toole and Ms. Mc Donald

 

Jolly Phonics

We have completed all sounds in our Jolly Phonics. the free jolly phonics app can be downloaded to help with revision. Letter names, sounds, songs and actions can all be revised in a fun and meaningful way. YouTube songs – What do the Letters Say and Jolly Phonic sound songs are also available online. Digraphs can be a focus e.g ai, oa, ie, er, are these sounds are always the most difficult for children.

Tricky words – Revise all tricky words completed 1-30. See box below. These words can be read aloud, sentence formation and practiced as spellings.

Tricky Words 1-30

 

I               be           you        there     one

the         was        your       they       by

he           to            come     go           like

she         do           some     no           have

me         are         said        so           live

we          all           here      my          give

Starfall.com – this website has phonic resources that includes blending.

Twinkl – this website is a fantastic resource for teachers and parents to use. They are offering parents one month free membership while children are at home. http://www.twinkl.ie/offer enter the code IRLTWINKLHELPS.

 

Reading

Folens online can be accessed for free where you can look at the class readers we have covered to date (THE BIG HORSE and WHAT A MESS!) Please revise these books.

We would like children to continue reading each day. The new book we would like children to read during the school closure is called ARE YOU KITTY?. This book is available as an ebook on folens online and can be accessed. There are no new words introduced throughout this book.

Online Stories – Getepic.com. Click login and say you do not have an account. Join free for 30 days as a family. Here you can create your account. Click learning to read and choose books for age 4-6 years. There is lots to choose from. Oxfordowl.co.uk – this is a similar site to getepic.com and also has lots of reading resources online. As we can’t work on our shared reading these online stories might be a useful resource.

Writing

News – Children can write their daily news. Children can write about their activities and draw a picture to represent their news for that day.

Letter formation and sentence formation can also be practiced.

Maths

Topmarks.co.uk- in search box- shapes, counting, patterns, number for all different types of games.

NRICH.com https://nrich.maths.org/9084 here are more maths activities you can do with your child. A lot of them are quite practical. Stay within age appropriate games.

Practice number formation from 0-20, on paper/whiteboards etc. Children can also draw items to represent numbers (10 apples for the number 10/5 sweets for the number 5)

We have completed number stories to 9. Please revise all these number stories. Children may need resources to aid counting (cubes/counters etc).

EXAMPLE: STORY OF 6

WEIGHT – Experiment weighing various objects at home. Encourage appropriate language e.g. heavy/light/heavier/lighter/ heaviest/lightest.

SHAPES – Observe and recognise 2D and 3D shapes in environment. Maths is everywhere.

TWINKL – twinkl has a number of fun and meaningful resources to aid children’s learning. These activities can be printed for children to complete. (Colour by number etc)

 

Project Work

Below are a list of some topics you can choose to make a project about. This can be done as a little book, poster, painting or any way you like.

  1. All About Me – what you can do, such as – run, swim etc.
  2. Important People to me.
  3. My Favourite Animal.
  4. Spring
  5. Ireland or any country of choice.

 

Other suggested activities below

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