Maidin mhaith gach duine!

Don't forget that each class group, Junior Infants, Senior Infants and 1st class, will have a Microsoft teams call tomorrow morning. The call times and links will be included in Thursday's daily plan. 



Morning meeting

Use this morning warm up Go Noodle - Baby Shark  to get your learner alive, alert, awake and enthusiastic! 


Junior Infants

- Use a wooden spoon to "SPLAT" the alphabet flashcards  

            s, a, t, i, p, n

            c, k, e, h, r, m, d

            g, o, u, l, f, b



Senior Infants 

- Revise your vowel combinations. Match each sound to its corresponding picture.

   Use the Jolly Phonics songs included in our phonics lesson if you're not sure of a sound.





Online classes (click the link to join the class or join from the calendar on Teams)

First class ( To be completed after the teams call)

-  Unit 14 Number facts pg 29 Wednesday

-  Unit 17 Work It Out pg 37 Wednesday

-  Revise numbers 17, 18 and 19 in 'Operations maths home book' pg 13 (Small green book) 


Junior infants

- Revise your counting up to 10 using Teddy bear numbers

- Practise numbers 1,2 and 3 in 'Operations maths home book' pg 10 (small yellow book)


Senior infants 

- Practise the addition strategy of 'counting on' using real dice or using this dice tool

       Roll two dice and encourage your child to practice counting on by starting with the biggest number and counting on.

       E.g. For the addition sum 5 + 3 the students should start with the biggest number, 5 and count on 3 more so it would sound like "5.....6, 7, 8". 

       This strategy is used in place of counting or starting at 1...2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

- Revise the days of the week in 'Operations maths home book' pg 16 (small red book)




Fruit break

Grab a healthy snack and stretch your legs





Please note that junior and senior infants have different vocabulary this week to first class.

Junior infants and senior infants should revise the luascartaí 

First class should revise the luascartaí 


Gaeilge activities

Junior Infants and Senior Infants

 - Complete Abair liom B pg 67 B and C . Listen to the clip Cé mhéad? agus Éist agus dathaigh and follow the directions.

First class

- Complete Abair liom C pg 47 C. Listen to the clip Éist agus abair and follow the directions. 





Grammar (First class only)

11:00 - 11:40 1st class grammar

English activities (To be completed after the teams call)

-  You can practise your spellings on Quizlet: u__e

-  Re-read the Starlight text 8b and complete pg 67

- Complete pg 35 in 'Jolly Grammar1' (After the teams call)

Revise the formation of capital letters S, Z, U, V and Won pg 20 in 'All write now'


Junior Infants

This week we are revising the sounds in set 3 : Gg, Oo, Uu, Ll, Ff, Bb. We will revise one sound each day.

- Revise /u/ with the Alphablocks - Uu

- Print the /Uu/ worksheet or view online and complete the activities orally 


 -  Listen to the story of "Goldilocks and the three bears" before completing pg 45 in 'Starlight skills book' 


Senior Infants

Complete pg 32 in 'Starlight skills book' 

-  Tricky words: teach new words 'could' and 'should'

-  Read pgs 9-16 of your second guided reader

           Atlantic puffins: 'A cake for cuddles' 

           Bottlenose dolphins: 'Big bat's lunch' 

           Horseshoe bats: Can you see me?







This week, we are exploring a thematic unit based on 'The sports shop'. 

Choose one activity each day from the following menu. 

 1. Roleplay: Set up a sports shop using a desk, cash register, money,  clothing, shoes, sporting equipment and


    The children can pretend to be a sales assistant or a customer and role play some of the following

     scenarios: Asking customer if they can help

                     Paying for item – cash or card

                     Trying an item on

                     Returning something as it was the wrong size

                     Making a complaint

 2. Construction: Pupils can construct any of the following: A pitch or court (football, tennis, basketball etc.)

                                                                                          Circuit training course

                                                                                          Obstacle course

   These can be constructed in miniature or in actual life size. For example, green sugar paper and   

    white chalk could be used to mark a football pitch with blocks acting as goal posts. While your child could

    design their own obstacle course in the garden

3. Arts and crafts: Design your own team jersey or  create a bat and ball type game using a variety of junk


4. Water play: Explore and observe how various balls react when placed in water (water proof or not, float or







Have your lunch and get some fresh air






 Discuss with your child the ways in which you keep your kitchen clean e.g. wiping down surface areas after use, sweeping the floors, use of storage or cupboards, tidying up after a meal or after cooking etc.

Encourage your child to consider ways in which he/she can keep our classroom clean

- putting rubbish into the bin

- tidying away materials (pencils/crayons) and toys after use

- sweeping up crumbs and mopping spillages 

- hanging up coats, hats and scarves

- hanging school bags on chairs 

- wiping feet on reentering the school building from the yard



Junior infants

Draw one way in which you can help to keep our classroom clean


Senior infants

Draw one way in which you can help to keep our classroom clean and write a direction e.g. hang up your coat


First class

Write three rules for keeping our classroom clean and illustrate it. 




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