Morning meeting

Use this morning warm up GoNoodle - Hello 2.0  to get those minds and bodies moving!

On Tuesday and Thursday morning we engage in a few minutes of mindfulness, where we focus on breathing and stretching. 

Are you Ready to Launch!?  


We are revising the theme of food this week. Please watch the lesson An Caif√©

Follow the link to access the Luascarta√≠. Practice the vocabulary by clicking the flashcard and displaying the picture.

   - Students should repeat each term as it is introduced. 

   - Students and parents should assign a simple action to each word.

   - Play the matching game by clicking the 'match' icon in the left hand column

Practice our poem Buail bos


Complete the following physical counting exercises. The students must count out loud as they move.

- 10 jumping jacks

- Marching on the spot for 15

- 7 hula hoops in one direction and 7 hula hoops in the other (hip circles)

- Hoping on your right foot for 6

- Hoping on your left foot for 6

- 4 star jumps 

- Crouch down on your hunkers and count backwards from 10 to 1 and jump up at *BLAST OFF*

Revise the Number 5 formation rhyme 


Revise the Number 10 formation rhyme


Junior infants worksheet: 


 1. Find the second 'Write' maths                          2.   Count the number of items in each set.  

     worksheet. Trace the number 5 using                   Write number 5, starting with the neck,

     your finger and practising the number                   round tummy and a hat on top.  




Senior infants worksheet:


1. Find the 'Combine' maths worksheet.            2.   Count and record the number of shapes

                                                                                 in each set. Add them together and record

                                                                                 the total amount. 

 FRUIT BREAK - Grab some fruit and take a break.


Junior infants

Please revise yesterday's phonic lesson. 

Listen to the jolly phonics song for /sh/ at 9:42 and practice the action for the /sh/ sound by placing your index finger over your lip and saying "Sh, sh" 

Pause the video at various points to seek answers or a response from your child. Each student should practice reading the /sh/ words in the video. 


Junior infants worksheet :


1. Find the /sh/ handwriting worksheet.                 2. An adult should write at least two /sh/ words on the     

    Ask your child to trace the /sh/ sound                     back of the sheet for the student to copy.

    on the sheet using their finger and in the

    air using "magic ink". 

   Then trace the letters using a pencil. 

Senior infants:

Please watch yesterday's phonic lesson

Pause the video at various points to seek answers or a response from your child. Each student should practice reading the /a_e/ words in the video. 


Senior infants worksheet :


 1. Find the /a_e/ matching worksheet.              2. Read each word aloud and colour the 

                                                                               corresponding picture. 

                                                                               Remember magic e gives all its power to 

                                                                               to make the vowel say its name. He is then 

                                                                               too weak to say anything so he becomes silent. 



Tricky words 

Junior infants : 

Junior Infants will receive a green card with the 30 tricky words that are covered in Junior Infants. These will be revised again in Senior Infants.

All Junior Infants should receive the remaining eight tricky words in Work Pack B. 

- Teach new 'Like' and 'Have'

- Revise all the blue tricky words so far by playing a 'Go fish'. 

Senior infants :

Senior Infants will receive two or three sets of tricky word balls. 

Each set should be practiced for two weeks. 

- Practice your first set of tricky word balls. 


You can rewatch the Oxford Owl Readers tutorial 

Junior infants

- Begin reading your first reader Big bad bug and revise it throughout the week.

- Junior infants should read a minimum of three pages per day.  

Senior infants group 1 

- Begin reading your first reader Red Planet and revise it throughout the week.

- Senior infants should read a minimum of five pages per day.

Senior infants group 2 

- Begin reading your first reader Silver foil rocket and revise it throughout the week

- Senior infants should read a minimum of five pages per day


LUNCH - Eat some lunch and exercise outside. 

Rhyme Time (Work pack B) 

Rhyming words have the same end or final sound. Emphasise the end sound of each word as you read it e.g. bAT, pEG, sAT. 

Practise this skill using the Rhyming pairs game


 1.  Find the first rhyming worksheet in               2. If you have small scissors you can assist  

      work pack B.                                                      your child with cutting out the pictures

                                                                                  Otherwise you can cut the table out for 




3. Match the pictures into rhyming pairs.

    Secure each using glue, sellotape or

    blue tack. 

    PS: The item shown at the top of the right

          hand column is a "pail" like in the 'Jack 

          and Jill' nursery rhyme.



Thank you to those who have already shared feedback with me about learning from home. 

Please provide feedback on today's learning. Daily Parent Feedback

Parents and guardians can take pictures of the children's work and forward them to the  School email address . I will correct any work and provide feedback via the Aladdin App noticeboard.