We are really getting into the swing of things in Junior Infants and are having lots of fun learning and getting to know eachother.
We have met 4 letters in Letterland - annie apple, claever cat, dippy duck and harry hatman. We love coming up with words that begin with those sounds.
We know 7 sight words now and are nearly ready to begin our first little reader.
This weeks rhyme was Humpty Dumpty and our story was Elmer by David McKee.
In maths we have become expert matchers and now we are learning to sort and make sets of colour, size and type (for example - a set of red things, a set of big animals, a set of teddies). A set is something that belongs together. We are having fun learning this week's number rhyme - 5 little monkeys and learning how to play dice games and take turns.
In Science we have been learning to name our body parts and in Geography we have been talking about the people who work in our school - we met the principal, the caretaker and the secretaries. We drew some lovely pictures of Mrs O'Mahoney :-) .
During our integrated learning (play) sessions we have been exploring our new areas - role play, small world, construction, sand and malleable/ creative. In the next few weeks we will start to theme these areas to reflect what we are learning at other points in the day.
Here are a few pictures from this week -
My name is Carmel O'Mahoney. I have been teaching in St Cronan's for 12 years. I love running, singing and teaching!