Home/School Work –22nd of June

Hello Junior Infants!

I hope you are all keeping well and safe at home.  Well done on all the school work you have completed and all the work you have been doing at home for your Mums and Dads J

 

This week is School Tour Week for Junior Infants. You can go to Dublin Zoo or San Diego Zoo in the links I have attached below! Dublin Zoo are having virtual tours every Monday at 10 am. They also have a section on their website of pre-loaded videos that you can view. Dublin Zoo also have a live web cam links to see some of your favourite animals J  See some amazing animals and discuss which one is your favourite and why 😀

Dublin Zoo- https://www.dublinzoo.ie/virtual-tours-2/

San Diego Zoo- https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/videos

I will send activity sheets to choose from during the week to complete based on your tour.

I hope you all have fun and enjoy the tour J

 

Dear Parents, Reminder,

These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity
Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below: Imagination Tree

English Daily Activities

  • Practise Phonics- Phonics(We have completed the Jolly Phonics book- listening to sounds from link above- ask your child to perform action and sing song, note if your child is having difficulties with a sound)
  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Pink Group 8 (1-3) Blending boxes
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I went for a walk.
  • Story of the week- ‘Lizzie and the last day of school’- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-T-UZ3HL-w

  • Reading – these online readers are levelled please feel free to practise with your child from Level A to C depending on his/ her ability Readin A-Z books

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers
  • This week we are continuing to look at money- discuss language (coins, cent, euro, how much?)
  • Continue revision of other numbers 1-5 practise formation of number and number rhymes attached at end of page
  • Practise of using and counting coins 1c and 2c (matching coins, adding coins together)
  • Role playing shop at home- pricing items for different amounts, buying items 1c, 2c etc

 

 

P.E/ Music

Monday

  • Over the Moon p. 112- Make your own favourite smoothie at home. Write the steps 1-4, how to make your smoothie 😀
  • Go with the Flow handwriting book p. 55 and 56
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 122 (Write the numeral that comes before)

 

Tuesday

  • Over the Moon p. 113- Draw pictures of the things you like most about summer.
  • Go with the Flow handwriting book p. 57 and 58
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 123 (Write the numeral that comes between.)

 

Wednesday

  • Over the Moon p. 114 – Read the words- draw an x on the nonsense words.
  • Over the Moon p. 115- Read the story We’re going on a bear hunt– complete the story map.
  • Go with the Flow handwriting book p. 59 and 60
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 124 (Write the number that comes before and after)

 

Thursday

  • Over the Moon p. 116 – Onset and Rime- an words
  • Over the Moon p. 117- Write a list of things you might need for a bear hunt
  • Go with the Flow handwriting book p. 61 and 62
  • Practise writing the numerals before, between and after – (1-5)

 

Friday

  • Over the Moon p. 118- Revision game- Read and colour a sight word.
  • Over the Moon p. 119- Choose a topic to talk, draw or write about.
  • Go with the Flow handwriting book p. 63 and 64  
  • Maths Activity- Draw out your own hopscotch outside 1-10- Practise hopping forwards and backwards and saying aloud what number you land on 😀

 

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Home/School Work –15th of June

Hello Junior Infants!

I hope you are all keeping well and safe at home.  Well done on all the school work you have completed and all the work you have been doing at home for your Mums and Dads J

This week is Sports Week. Make sure to try and get outdoors to do something fun and active everyday! Each day the children have a sports day race, family fun activity, mini challenge and skipping up Carrauntoohil (which we started in school) and lots of challenges to choose from. Padlet will be linked on website and you can also find the link below.

https://padlet.com/asunderland1/qj1co9v1bj9ojxfj

We hope you all have fun and enjoy the activities this week J

 

Dear Parents, Reminder,

These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity
Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below: Imagination Tree

English Daily Activities

  • Practise Phonics- Phonics(We have completed the Jolly Phonics book- listening to sounds from link above- ask your child to perform action and sing song, note if your child is having difficulties with a sound)
  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Blue Group 8 (a-e) Blending boxes
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I went for a walk.
  • Story of the week- ‘Pete the cat, Pete at the beach’- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy7_ejzboV4

  • Reading – these online readers are levelled please feel free to practise with your child from Level A to C depending on his/ her ability Readin A-Z books

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers
  • This week we are continuing to look at money- discuss language (coins, cent, euro, how much?)
  • Continue revision of other numbers 1-5 practise formation of number and number rhymes attached at end of page
  • Practise of using and counting coins 1c and 2c (matching coins, adding coins together)
  • Role playing shop at home- pricing items for different amounts, buying items 1c, 2c etc

 

Irish
Abair Liom ‘Súil Siar’
–102 and 103 (Éist agus tarraing)
Tarraingígí liathróid sa phictiúr. Tarraingígí crann sa ghairdín. Tarraingígí fuinneog ar an teach. Tarraingígí doras ar an teach. Tarraingígí simléar ar an díon. Tarraingígí carr sa ghairdín. Tarraingígí bláthanna sa ghairdín.’
(Draw a ball, a tree, a window on the house, a door on the house, a chimney on the roof, a car in the garden, flowers in the garden)

Foclóir= Dia duit/Dia is Muire duit. Conas atá tú? Tá mé go maith/Níl mé go maith/Tá mé go hiontach/ Tá mé ceart go leor. Cá bhfuil tú i do chónaí? Tá mé i mo chónaí i ___.
Listen to activity online- log in Irish online and complete activity https://www.folensonline.ie/registration/

P.E/ Music

  • Login to Paws. Find the Junior Infants Lesson 1 on Water Safety here Lesson 1 Paws
  • Online- Go noodle –lots of fun dances, 10@10- movement break, PE with Joe Wicks
  • Listen to some meditation music/ your favourite song for 5 minutes.
  • Create your own obstacle course in your garden e.g. egg and spoon race, three legged race, fun runs, beanbag toss, sack race J
  • Practise some yoga positions in your garden Yoga-movement-cards
  • Kidz Bop Dance along video – pick one of your favourite songs and follow the dance moves https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHd2s_saYsQ
  • Lots of action songs and actions shown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1n9Hdk-UvRM

 

Monday

  • Over the Moon p. 108- The Airport- Discussion of picture- check in desk, departures etc What do we bring to an airport? Have you been to an airport before?
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 119 (Count the amount of coins in each set. Count, write and draw)

 

Tuesday

  • Over the Moon p. 109- Read the sentences, tick the correct phrase for each picture
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 120 (Count the coins. Add. Write.)

 

Wednesday

  • Over the Moon p. 110 and 111- Guided writing- how to make a sandcastle. Sight words.
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 121 (Trace the numerals. Write the number that comes after)

 

Thursday

  • Go with the Flow handwriting book p. 51 and 52 Matching Letters
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 40 Practise writing the numerals before, between and after.

 

Friday

  • Go with the Flow handwriting at home book p. 53 and 54 Trace and Copy the letters e and t
  • Junior Infants Maths Activity- Find out how much a treat is that you would like to get for being super helpful this week and working hard at home 😀 Ask Mum / Dad can you count out some coins to make that amount with their help J

 

 

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Home/School Work – 8th of June

Hello Junior Infants!

I hope you are all keeping well and safe at home. I am missing you all and looking forward to seeing you all again! I know you are all busy helping Mums and Dads at home but when you have some free time, here is some work you can do at home this week J

 

Dear Parents, Reminder, this week is Great Outdoors WeekJ

These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity
Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below: Imagination Tree

English Daily Activities

  • Practise Phonics- Phonics(We have completed the Jolly Phonics book- listening to sounds from link above- ask your child to perform action and sing song, note if your child is having difficulties with a sound)
  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Blue Group 6 and 7 (x, ou) Blending boxes
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I went for a walk.
  • Learn and recite the poem – Recycle (at bottom of page)
  • Story of the week- ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube We’re going on a bear hunt

  • Reading – these online readers are levelled please feel free to practise with your child from Level A to C depending on his/ her ability Readin A-Z books

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers
  • This week we are continuing to look at money- discuss language (coins, cent, euro, how much?)
  • Continue revision of other numbers 1-5 practise formation of number and number rhymes attached at end of page
  • Practise of using and counting coins 1c and 2c (matching coins, adding coins together)
  • Role playing shop at home- pricing items for different amounts, buying items 1c, 2c etc

 

Irish
Abair Liom ‘Súil Siar’
–101 (Éist agus ceangail na poncanna)

Foclóir= Dia duit/Dia is Muire duit. Conas atá tú? Tá mé go maith/Níl mé go maith/Tá mé go hiontach/ Tá mé ceart go leor. Cá bhfuil tú i do chónaí? Tá mé i mo chónaí i ___.

Listen to activity online- log in Irish online and complete activity https://www.folensonline.ie/registration/

SESE/ Art – choose one activity each day from the following listed

  • Key Wind Chime for garden- materials needed- 5 recycle old keys, paint, string, stick

Instructions, also see image attached below

  1. Paint keys 2. Tie a piece of string to either end of stick 3. Tie a piece of string to each key.

4.Tie the keys to the stick making sure that they are close enough to each other that they will chime when the wind blows them.

  • Nature photo frame activity- Create your own nature photo frame outside using different items- rocks, flowers, twigs, leaves, pebbles – see link and image below Nature photo frames
  • Draw different ways you can help the earth Help the earth writing frame
  • Discuss the different materials we recycle at home- paper, glass, plastic, compost
  • Sort the different materials Recycling sorting activity
  • Go on your own Teddy Bear Picnic outside! Invite your favourite Teddy and have a picnic outside J
  • Find your favourite flower/ tree outside
  • Draw a picture of your favourite favourite flower/ tree.
  • Go on a 5 senses scavenger hunt Scavenger hunt
  • Protect our planet song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOvcW8l3RzE
  • Listen to some meditation music/ your favourite song for 5 minutes.
  • Practise some yoga positions in your garden Yoga-movement-cards

Religion
Grow in Love – Going to Mass on Sundays p 66
Trace over letters of prayer Summertime. Discuss what you like most about Summertime.

Revise and say prayers- Prayer to Gaurdian Angel (back of Grow in Love book)

P.E/ Music

 

SPHE
We are working on being kind to others this week and how being kind is so important! Discuss how you are kind to others. Pick a daily act of kindness to do everyday this week. You can create your own or here is a link for some ideas of what you could do J Kind Act ideas

Monday

  • Over the Moon p. 105- Sight Words – for, have
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 116 (Ring and colour the correct amount for each object)

 

Tuesday

  • Over the Moon p. 106- Re-cap story of Grandad’s Secret Giant Grandad’s Secret Giant
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 117 (Ring and colour the correct amount for each object)

 

Wednesday

  • Over the Moon p. 107- Write the word to match each picture
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 118 (Ring and colour the correct amount for each object)

 

Thursday

  • Go with the Flow handwriting book p. 49 and 50 Trace and Copy, Join the dots
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 38 Ring and colour the correct amount for each object

 

Friday

  • Go with the Flow handwriting at home book p. 31 and 32 Trace and Copy
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 39 Count the money in each set. Add, write and draw.

 

Recycle Poem Super cute for preschool and teaching students about Earth Day! I just added a nice font and clip art. Enjoy!!       diy key wind chime

 

Excellent Images land Animal Crafts Ideas Cardstock eating plan wildlife are the ideal little ones art idea. Most are incredibly simple low-priced and #Animal #Crafts #Excellent #Ideas #Images #land   Picture

 

 

 

 

 

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Home/School Work – 3rd of June

Hello Junior Infants!

I hope you are all keeping well and safe at home. I am missing you all and looking forward to seeing you all again! I know you are all busy helping Mums and Dads at home but when you have some free time, here is some work you can do at home this week.

 

Dear Parents, Reminder, this week is Well Being Week J

These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity
Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below: https://theimaginationtree.com/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids/

English Daily Activities

  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Blue Group 4 and 5 (j, w) https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/resource-bank/word-blending-boxes/
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I cleaned my room. I drew a picture etc
  • Learn and recite the poem – Bright Sun (at bottom of page)
  • Story of the week- ‘Grandad’s Secret Giant- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPy9UjarCAQ

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers
  • This week we are looking at money- discuss language (coins, cent, euro, how much?)
  • Continue revision of other numbers 1-5 practise formation of number and number rhymes attached at end of page
  • Practise of using and counting coins 1c and 2c (matching coins, adding coins together)
  • Role playing shop at home- pricing items for different amounts, buying items 1c, 2c etc

 

Irish
Abair Liom ‘Súil Siar’
–100 (Éist agus dathaigh) Foclóir= múinteoir (bándearg), an folcadán (gorm), grán rósta (oráiste), cnámh (donn), lacha (buí), liathróid (glas), ag scipeáil, ag caoineadh, áthas, brón, fearg, eagla

Cuirigí méar ar Shíofra. Tá Síofra ag caoineadh. Dathaígí an pictiúr sin dearg.
Cuirigí méar ar an leaba. Dathaígí an leaba corcra.
Cuirigí méar ar Sheán. Tá pitseámaí ar Sheán. Dathaígí na pitseámaí dubh.’

Listen to activity online- log in Irish online and complete activities https://www.folensonline.ie/registration/

SESE/ Art – choose one activity each day from the following listed

Religion
Grow in Love – Going to Mass on Sundays p 52 and 53
Discuss the importance of going to mass. Discuss the importance thanking God. Draw your family at mass, draw a picture of what you are thankful for.

Revise and say prayers- Grace before meals and after meals (back of Grow in Love book)

P.E/ Music

 

SPHE
We are working on the RSE lesson for Junior Infants this week which you will find in an email from me on Aladdin this week.

Wednesday

  • Practise Phonics- p. 46 Read each sentence and draw a picture (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 103- Onset and Rime – op words
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 113 and 114 (Match the Coins)

 

Thursday

  • Practise Phonics- p. 47 (Fill in the missing words)
  • Over the Moon- p. 104- Grandad’s Secret Giant
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 115 (How much money in each box?)

 

Friday

  • Practise Phonics- p. 48 (Test yourself- Practise reading words- Colour the words and sounds you can read/ sound out)
  • Go with the Flow handwriting book p. 48 Trace and Copy
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 37 Match the coins

 

 Color Unit Poetry Package | Kids poems, Color unit, Kindergarten poems  No photo description available.Printable Positive Message Inspirational Cards - Motivational ...

 

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Home/School Work – 25th of May

Hello Junior Infants!

I hope you are all keeping well and safe at home. I am missing you all and looking forward to seeing you all again! I know you are all busy helping Mums and Dads at home but when you have some free time, here is some work you can do at home this week .

Dear Parents, These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity

Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below: https://theimaginationtree.com/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids/

English Daily Activities

  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Blue Group 3- o https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/resource-bank/word-blending-boxes/
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I cleaned my room. I drew a picture etc
  • Learn and recite the poem – This is my garden (at bottom of page)
  • Story of the week- ‘The Selfish Giant’- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiBi0TaRBiA

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers
  • This week we are looking days of week, times of the day and daily routine- discuss language (morning, evening, day, night)
  • Continue revision of other numbers 1-5 practise formation of number and number rhymes attached at end of page
  • Repeat number songs- Days of the week- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GKmCQOy88Y

 

Irish
Abair Liom ‘Sa Chlós’
–96-99 – p. 98 (Éist agus dathaigh) p. 99 (Tarraing x ar an rud atá difriúil) Discuss favourite film/ tv programme Foclóir= múinteoir, an clós, ag súgradh, ag luascadh, ag imirt peile, ag rith, ag scipeáil, ag caoineadh, áthas, brón, fearg, eagla

Frasaí: Tá na páistí ar scoil. Tá áthas/fearg/eagla/brón orm/ar ___.
Cad atá ar siúl ag ___? Tá ___ ag ___.

Listen to activity online- log in Irish online and complete activities https://www.folensonline.ie/registration/

SESE/ Art – choose one activity each day from the following listed

Religion
Grow in Love – Mesi’s meals p 50 and 51
Discuss the importance of food. Discuss the importance of saying ‘thank you’ for the food we have. Name some of the favourite foods you like it eat.

Revise and say prayers- Grace before meals and after meals (back of Grow in Love book)

P.E/ Music

 

SPHE
‘Dave the dog’- Read the story together at home and discuss the story.

https://nursedottybooks.com/dave-the-dog-is-worried-about-coronavirus-2/

Monday

  • Practise Phonics- p. 44 Look at the pictures and write the words underneath (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 100- Problems and Resolution
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 110 and 111 (Day and night)

 

Tuesday

  • Practise Phonics- p. 45 (Read the words and join each letter to the correct picture- colour)
  • Over the Moon- p. 101- Sight words (so, like)
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 112 (My day-talk and discuss about your day)

 

Wednesday

  • Practise Phonics- p. 45 Read the tricky words Find tricky words in wordsearch (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p.102 Poem ‘ Green Giant’
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 35 Count, Add and Write

 

Thursday

  • Practise Phonics- revise tricky words, write and say words p. 45 (to, do, we, was, all, be, me, are, he the, she)
  • Go with the flow handwriting book p. 47  Trace and Copy
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 36 My Day- Draw what you do during the day

Planting Seeds Poem Freebie (With images) | Preschool poems ...      Green Giant - YouTube

 

Addams Family Days of the Week (Days of the Week Rhymes & Songs ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Home/School Work – 18th of May

Hello Junior Infants!

I hope you are all keeping well and safe at home. I am missing you all and looking forward to seeing you all again! I know you are all busy helping Mums and Dads at home but when you have some free time, here is some work you can do at home this week 😊

Reminder of Virtual Art Week.- make sure to create your own art piece! We can’t wait to see what you create 😀

Dear Parents, These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity
Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below: https://theimaginationtree.com/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids/

English Daily Activities

  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Blue Group 2- e https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/resource-bank/word-blending-boxes/
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I cleaned my room. I drew a picture etc
  • Story of the week- ‘The Snail and the Whale’- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x887mPO9X9c&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR14fgZK2LHpY8sN-fpMdKe5fKGZzgEz4rgQdKx_EYvmpKK0A6Yd69-zTww

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers
  • This week we are looking at partitioning and combining of numbers- practise using cubes, lego, counters, marbles at home before doing exercises in book.
  • Continue revision of other numbers 1-5 practise formation of number and number rhymes attached at end of page
  • Number songs- Days of the week- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GKmCQOy88Y
  • Sea songs images attached below

 

Irish
Abair Liom ‘An Teilifís
’ ‘Ag feachaint ar scannán’ –92-95 – Discuss favourite film/ tv programme Foclóir=  an seomra suite, scannán, tine, grán rósta, seacláid the, píotsa, cnámh, pitseámaí ag féachaint ar scannán, ina c(h)odladh, áthas , , Frasaí: Tá gach duine sa seomra suite. Tá ___ ag ithe/ag ól. Feicim/Ní fheicim…                                                                                                                                Complete activities on p. 94 and 95 – Éist agus dathaigh. Cad atá á ithe acu.
Pick a cartoon on TG4 and watchhttps://www.cula4.com/en/?gclid=CjwKCAjwte71BRBCEiwAU_V9h1y_XY4Lmq8_Ehvzatnt-LaXXz-bHpsOH0ZE-5gwyM6E_m0Vvf7cthoCcbYQAvD_BwE

Listen to activity online- log in Irish online and complete activities https://www.folensonline.ie/registration/

SESE/ Art – choose one activity each day from the following listed

Religion
Grow in Love – My Baptism – Lucy is baptised p 48 and 49
Discuss your Baptism. Find pictures at home of your Baptism. Where did it take place? Who was there? Who are your godparents?

P.E/ Music

  • Baby Shark- Sing words and create your own dance and practise, have fun J

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqZsoesa55w

 

SPHE
‘I like myself’- Read the story together at home and discuss your favourite part of the story. What do you like about you? Draw a picture of yourself and what makes you special 😀 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTLxkMa0XDk

Monday

  • Practise Phonics- p. 41 Tricky Words (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 97- Sight Words- go, no
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 106 (Days of the week)

 

Tuesday

  • Practise Phonics- revise tricky words, write and say words (the, he, she, me, we, be)
  • Over the Moon- Read the story ‘Who will save the day’

https://content.yudu.com/web/1yssw/0A224cw/OTMJIGS8/html/index.html?page=16&origin=reader

  • Busy at Maths School book p. 107 (Days of the week)

 

Wednesday

  • Practise Phonics- Draw a picture for each word. Fill in the missing letters 42 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p.98- Narrative- Problem and Resolution
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 108 and 109 (Colour, add and write)

 

Thursday

  • Practise Phonics-Tricky words p. 43 (Phonics Pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p.99 – Medial Sounds- Write the middle sound in each word and colour.
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 31 and 32 Combine and Partition

 

Friday

  • Practise Phonics- revise tricky words, write and say words p. 43 (I, was, to, do, are, all)
  • Go with the flow handwriting book p. 46 Mazes
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 33 and 34 Days of the week

 

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Home/School Work – 11th of May

Hello Junior Infants!

I hope you are all keeping well and safe at home. I am missing you all and looking forward to seeing you all again! I know you are all busy helping Mums and Dads at home but when you have some free time, here is some work you can do at home this week J

 

Dear Parents, These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity
Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below: https://theimaginationtree.com/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids/

English Daily Activities

  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Yellow Group 8- y/ ee https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/resource-bank/word-blending-boxes/
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I cleaned my room. I drew a picture etcc
  • Story of the week- ‘The Happy Bee’- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZM_UT1ojSA

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers
  • This week we are looking at partitioning and combining of numbers- practise using cubes, lego, counters, marbles at home before doing exercises in book.
  • Continue revision of other numbers 1-5 practise formation of number and number rhymes attached at end of page
  • Number songs- Here is the beehive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5Bs9xydba0

The bees go buzzing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWUgZm_AE64

 

Irish
Abair Liom ‘An Teach- thuas stauighre’
– 88- 91 – Discuss rooms of the house and name them
Foclóir:
teach, an chistin, an seomra suite, an seomra codlata, seomra folctha, folcadán, lacha bhuí, leaba, bréagán, gairdín, fearg                                                                                                                                           Frásaí: Tá ___ sa ___. Tá mé ag súgradh/ag léim. Tá mé i mo chónaí i ___.

Complete activities on p. 90 and 91- Éist agus tarraing. Tarraing pictiúr de do sheomra codlata.

 

Practise Hokaí Pókaí in Irish- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXpnlXSQcSA                                            Listen to activity online- log in Irish online and complete activities https://www.folensonline.ie/registration/

SESE/ Art – choose one activity each day from the following listed

discuss sequence of events in story- what happened first, then, next, finally

Religion

Grow in Love – May – May is the month of Mary – everything needs water p 62 and 63

Discuss why Mary is important as the mother of Jesus -learn and recite the prayer Hail Mary

Create your own May altar/ prayer space for Mary- pick some flowers for your prayer space.

P.E/ Music

  • Happy– Minions- Sing words and create your own dance and practise, have fun J

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOWDb2TBYDg

  • Online- Go noodle –lots of fun dances, 10@10- movement break, PE with Joe Wicks
  • Practise Hokey Pokey- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzSJBowPECY
  • Continue to practise skipping, go for a walk and play I spy/ pick some flowers,

 

SPHE
Everybody Worries- J  Read the story together at home and discuss your favourite part of the story. Have you ever felt worried? Draw two things that help you when you feel worried. teddy, blanket etc https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx

Monday

  • Practise Phonics-sound ou- revise song and actions p. 36 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Discuss some of your favourite faiytales- read one of your favourite fairytale books together J
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 102 (Combining)

 

Tuesday

  • Practise Phonics-sound oi- revise song and actions p. 37 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 91- Discuss some of your favourite faiytales! Visualise your favourite- Draw a picture to show what you see, hear, smell, taste and touch.
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 103 (Combine- Zero)

 

Wednesday

  • Practise Phonics-sound ue- revise song and actions p. 38 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p.95- Write the medial sounds in each word
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 104 (Partition- Zero)

 

Thursday

  • Practise Phonics-sound er- revise song and actions p.39 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 96 Have a discussion about the Fire Station- what is the fire station used for? Who works there? How do they help us? What do they drive? Listen carefully to the online activity and follow the instructions.
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 105 (Partition- Zero)

 

Friday

  • Practise Phonics-sound ar revise song and actions p. 40 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Go with the flow handwriting book p. 45- Trace and colour the pictures
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 30 Count and colour each set- write the correct numeral

Maths- Practise Number Rhymes

These are the number rhymes below we were using in class

Say Rhyme as children write number:

Number 1 is big and tall, Stand it up it won’t fall.’

Number 2 Rhyme: ‘Around the back of the railway track make two, two, two.’

Number 3 Rhyme: ‘Two little curls for number 3. One for you and one for me. ‘

Number 4 rhyme: Down and across and down some more. This is the way we make a four.’

Number 5 rhyme: ‘Straight neck, big round tummy. Hat on top, five looks funny,

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Create your own room/ house from a shoebox and any other recycled materials from home J

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Home/School Work – 4th of May

Hello Junior Infants!

I hope you are all keeping well and safe at home. I am missing you all and looking forward to seeing you all again! I know you are all busy helping Mums and Dads at home but when you have some free time, here is some work you can do at home this week J

 

Dear Parents,

These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity
Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below:

https://theimaginationtree.com/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids/

English Daily Activities

  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Yellow Group 6 –y 7-qu https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/resource-bank/word-blending-boxes/
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I made bread. I played outside etc
  • Story of the week- ‘We Plant a Seed’- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxl6Kiy7NPI

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers
  • This week we are looking at number 0 and revision of other numbers 1-5 practise formation of number and number rhymes attached at end of page
  • Number Rhyme for 0- ‘Around and round and round we go, When we get home we have a zero.’

 

Irish
Abair Liom ‘Ag dul siar p. 86-87
– Listen and join the dots
Foclóir:
eilifint, hata gréine, leon, líreacán, moncaí, nathair nimhe, spéaclaí gréine, teilifís, tolg. Frásaí: Cad a fheiceann tú sa zú? Feicim ___ sa zú. Úsáid an seicliosta ar lch. 338 chun measúnú a dhéanamh ar na páis

Listen to activity online- log in Irish online and complete activities https://www.folensonline.ie/registration/

 

SESE/ Art – choose one activity each day from the following listed

  • Summer- discuss how May is the beginning of summer- talk about what they like about summer https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-tp-891-ks1-when-is-summer-powerpoint
  • Draw 3 items you like most about summer- Summer flash cards- https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-t-11450-summer-flashcards
  • Look at the flowers in your garden, draw a picture of your favourite flower/ plant you see in your garden
  • Make your own breakfast at home with an adult -draw a picture of what you made and write the sentence ‘ I made ______ for my breakfast’ https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/kids-breakfast
  • Discuss what plants need to grow- plant your own seeds/ bulbs outside in your garden
  • Colourful flower experiment- get a white flower (carnation) or a piece of celery- add some food colouring and water in a jar- watch the flower/ piece of celery changes colour. Use different food colouring for different results J
  • Discuss and name the different parts of the flower- leaf, stem, petals, roots, bulb, flower- cut out and label the different parts of the flower https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/spring-aistear-flower-cut-and-paste-activity-sheet-roi-t-20162631
  • Make your own flowers using a toilet roll card, paint and coloured card (any decorations) see pictures below
  • Make your own sunflower using pasta and paint- see images below
  • Read the story of Little Red Riding Hood- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RT-EwqgHqCk discuss sequence of events in story- what happened first, then, next, finally
  • Create your own relaxation space at home- practise 5 mins of meditation/ listen to your favourite song/ draw a picture! Discuss why this is your favourite place in your house.

Religion

Grow in Love – Water is wonderful – everything needs water p 46 and 47 (Discuss the importance of water and the different uses we have for water)

P.E/ Music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhfkYzUwYFk

  • Online- Go noodle –lots of fun dances, 10@10- movement break, PE with Joe Wicks
  • Continue to practise skipping, go for a walk and play I spy/ pick some flowers,

 

SPHE
Super Felix- this is a story about a super hero named Felix who is fighting Covid19 like all you super heroes in Junior Infants J  Read the story together at home and discuss your favourite part of the story https://phoebemorriscreative.com/superfelix

 

Tuesday

  • Practise Phonics-sound ch- revise song and actions p. 32 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 91- onset and rime – et words
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 99

 

Wednesday

  • Practise Phonics-sound sh- revise song and actions p. 33 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p.92- The Wolf’s Story
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 100

 

Thursday

  • Practise Phonics-sound th- revise song and actions p.34 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 93 sight words- my, by
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 101

 

Friday

  • Practise Phonics-sound qu revise song and actions p. 35 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Go with the flow at home book p. 30- Trace and Copy
  • Junior Infants Home School/ Links- P, 29 Practise writing the numeral 0

 

Maths- Practise Number Rhymes

These are the number rhymes below we were using in class

Say Rhyme as children write number:

Number 1 is big and tall, Stand it up it won’t fall.’

Number 2 Rhyme: ‘Around the back of the railway track make two, two, two.’

Number 3 Rhyme: ‘Two little curls for number 3. One for you and one for me. ‘

Number 4 rhyme: Down and across and down some more. This is the way we make a four.’

Number 5 rhyme: ‘Straight neck, big round tummy. Hat on top, five looks funny,’

 

 

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 Useful Websites

Maths

Story online- children pick a story, listen and discuss story-  https://www.storylineonline.net/

 

 

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Suggested work for April 20th-24th

Home/School Work – 20th of April

Hello Junior Infants and parents of Junior Infants,

I hope you are all keeping well and had a lovely Easter. Below is some work you can do at home this week. These are suggested activities, please do not feel pressure to complete all the activities listed. If you wish to contact me please do so between school hours at aosborne@tarahillns.ie and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Kind regards and wishing you all good health.  Áine Osborne

 

Fine Motor Activity
Start the day with a fine motor activity – lego, jigsaws, pegs (clothes pegs), playdough for 20 minutes daily. Please see more activity ideas linked below:

https://theimaginationtree.com/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids/

English Daily Activities

  • Revise days of the week, months of year, discuss weather, alphabet, colours
  • Practice writing own name
  • Read/ discuss pictures for 10 mins from a book of your choice
  • Please continue to practise tricky words at home: say, read and write

I, the, me, be, to, he, she, we, was, to, do

  • Word blending boxes- Practise sounding out words in Yellow Group 2 and 3 https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/resource-bank/word-blending-boxes/
  • Continue with diary in project copy- write one activity you did today- I went for a walk, I helped make lunch, I made my bed (Draw a picture)
  • Story of the week- ‘What the ladybird heard’- Draw a picture of your favourite part of the story.

You can find the story on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu9mPX7DuLA

  • Learn and recite the mini-beast poem – Fuzzy Wuzzy, Creepy Crawly (at bottom of page)

Maths Daily Activities

  • Revise number formation for 1-5
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 10
  • Listen to and sing action songs below in links to revise numbers

 

Irish
Abair Liom Ag an Zú p. 80-83
Foclóir:
an ]ú, ainmhithe, moncaí, sioráf, leon, eilifi nt, nathair nimhe, uachtar reoite, hata gréine, spéaclaí gréine, eagla
Frasaí:
Cad a fheiceann tú? Feicim/Ní fheicim ___. Tá gach duine ag an zú. Seo moncaí/sioráf/leon srl. Tá ___ (hata gréine/spéaclaí gréine) ar ___ (Dhaidí/Oisín).

You can register online and sign in to do activities, games and songs on https://www.folensonline.ie/registration/

https://www.dublinzoo.ie/virtual-tours-2/ – Login and look at the different animals- see can you name these different animals in Irish!

Dublin Zoo also have activity packs about different animals to learn more about each animal and other fun activities!

SESE/ Art – choose one activity each day from the following listed

  • Mini beast- discuss and name mini-beasts found in our garden, you can look at the mini beast powerpoint on Twinkl for more pictures and information
  • Mini beast hunt checklist- Go on a mini beast hunt in your garden see worksheet below (Login to Twinkl for worksheet)
  • Draw a picture of your favourite mini-beast you found in you garden
  • Create your own mini bug house in your garden using twigs, leaves and pebbles
  • Make your own banana bread/ muffins at home with an adult https://www.superhealthykids.com/recipes/banana-muffins/
  • Make your own butterfly using toilet roll/ kitchen roll, coloured card, glitter (any decorations) see picture below
  • Make your own mini-beast snail using paint, wool, buttons- see image below

Religion

Grow in Love – Places to pray p 42 and 43 (Create your own prayer space at home, say a prayer for someone special)

P.E/ Music

  • Listen to the song- Don’t worry be happy and sing along- make up your own dance moves

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKHDT3AKaIo

  • Online- Go noodle –lots of fun dances, 10@10- movement break, PE with Joe Wicks
  • Continue to practise skipping, go for a walk and play I spy/ pick some flowers,

SPHE
Look at me now … Look at photos of you and discuss how you have changed since you were a baby. Think about all of the things you can do now- run, talk, laugh, play, read etc Draw 3 small pictures of things you love to do now.

Monday

  • Practise Phonics-sound oa- revise song and actions p. 22(Phonics pupil book)
  • Go with the flow p. 42
    Busy at Maths School book p. 91

Tuesday

  • Practise Phonics-sound ie- revise song and actions p. 23 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 84 and 85
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 92

Wednesday

  • Practise Phonics-sound ee or- revise song and actions p. 24 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p.86
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 93

Thursday

  • Practise Phonics-sound z- revise song and actions p.25 (Phonics pupil book)
  • Over the Moon p. 87
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 94

Friday

  • Practise Phonics-sound w revise song and actions p. 26
  • Go with the flow p. 43
  • Busy at Maths School book p. 95

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Useful Websites

Maths

Story online- children pick a story, listen and discuss story-  https://www.storylineonline.net/

SET

Junior Infants– Youtube Jack Hartmann Sight Word Rap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zJJ1S6-rMc

 

 

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Please find below the link for the new work suggestions for March 30th -3rd April

Junior Infants Tara Hill March 30th Work

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Suggestions for suitable work to be completed in the event of Emergency school closures

  • Revise Jolly phonics
  • Revise/Finish all work in their folders and use these pages to begin a conversation.
  • Practice correct formation of letters and numbers
  • Write CVC words and draw pictures of them.
  • Write their own simple sentences and draw a picture
  • Read to your child and ask them questions about the story.
  • Continue to cut, colour, paste, play with playdoh, make jigsaws etc.with your child.
  • Practice number formation 1-5 and number rhymes
  • Practice adding numbers 0-5
  • Twinkl is a great site for lots of really good resources and they are offering free access for 1 month due to school closures which is brilliant.
  • Special Education Team work links below also.

 

 Some useful websites:

Special Education Team – Emergency Work

Below are some really useful websites to have a look at:

English:

www.readingbear.org – phonics

www.storyberries.com

www.sightwords.com – good for sightwords

www.oxfordowl.co.uk – ebook library and other bits

www.primaryresources.co.uk

 

Maths:

www.primaryresources.co.uk

www.aaamath.com

www.nrich.maths.org