Junior Infants B

 
  • TeacherMs. Ailbhe Foley

30Mar

Class Activities!

  • Hi everyone, I hope you are well, and hope I can see you soon!

    From Ms. Foley!

    P.E with Joe on youtube @ 9am

    Literacy:
    Youtube:
    Geraldine the Giraffe (s)
    Practise writing the letter s. Draw pictures that start with the letter s.

    Music:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2HYM9VXz9K
    Sing Jolly phonics songs, while practising the actions.

    Story:
    www.oxfordowl.co.uk
    Oxford level 1+
    Kipper’s Birthday
    Draw a picture of your favourite birthday party.

    Maths:
    Count forwards and backwards to 10. Practise writing the numbers 0 and 1

    Literacy:
    Youtube:
    Geraldine the Giraffe(a)
    Practise writing the letter a. Draw pictures that start with the letter a.

    Music:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2HYM9VXz9K
    Sing Jolly phonics songs, while practising the actions.

    Maths:
    Can you arrange your toys into sets of 0, 1, 2, and 3? Write the numbers 0,1,2,3 on a piece of paper and put it beside each set.
    Practice writing the number 3. Can you draw 3 bears?

    Literacy:
    www.phonicsbloom.com
    Click phase 2 and choose the game “odd sound out”.
    Three of the pictures will start with the same sound and one will be different. Can you find the odd one out?
    Can you use playdough or shaving foam to make the letters s and a.

    Story:
    www.oxfordowl.co.uk
    Oxford Level 1+
    Big, Bad Bug
    Don’t forget to play activities 1 and 2 when you have finished

6Apr

Class Activities!

  • A big hello to all the girls and boys in Junior Infants!
    Hope you are all well and having fun and that you enjoyed some of the activities from last week! We are missing you all lots and can’t wait to hear all your exciting news when we’re back in school!
    Here are some more suggested activities for this week. Enjoy and Happy Easter!

    Monday
    P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy
    Practice your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    Watch Geraldine the Giraffe learning about the letter ‘t’ on YouTube!

    Practise writing the letter ‘t’. Draw pictures that start with the letter ‘t’.

    Reading www.oxfordowl.co.uk – Oxford Level 1+ – ‘Big Feet’
    Don’t forget to play activities 1 and 2 when you have finished reading!

    Maths:
    Rhyming song – 10 green bottles
    Count forwards and backwards to 10.
    Practice writing the number 4

    Tuesday
    P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy:
    Practice reading and writing these ‘t’ words: tap, ten, tent, tin
    Can you draw a picture for each word?

    Maths:
    Rhyming song – 10 green bottles – use YouTube!
    Count random objects (toys/spoons/pencils/flowers/pasta etc.)
    Practice writing the number 5

    Science:
    investigate how things float and sink – all you need is:
    a tub/basin/bucket/pot filled with water
    some items that sink – toy cars/stones/coins/keys/cutlery
    some items that float – lego/bath toys/crayons/corks

    Wednesday
    P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy:
    Practice your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too!

    Watch Geraldine the Giraffe learning about the letter ‘p’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0akp_j1nbc

    Practice writing the letter ‘p’. Draw pictures that start with the letter ‘p’.

    Maths:
    Rhyme – One Elephant Went Out to Play – use YouTube!
    Can you collect 1 teddy, 2 cars, 3 blocks, 4 animals, 5 pencils and write the correct number under each set?

    Thursday
    P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy:
    Practice reading and writing these ‘p’ words: pen, pet, pig, pot
    Can you draw a picture for each word?
    Reading – www.oxfordowl.co.uk – Oxford Level 1+ – ‘Can You See Me?’
    Don’t forget to play activities 1 and 2 when you have finished reading!

    Maths:
    Rhyme – One Elephant Went Out to Play
    Length – have different lengths of paper and sort them into two piles – long and short

    Geography:
    List the different ways we use water in our houses –

    Friday
    Literacy:
    Practice your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practice the actions too!

    Maths:
    Rhyme – One Elephant Went Out to Play -use YouTube
    Practice number formation (1-5) in soil/shaving foam/playdough

    History:
    -Story: The Easter Egg by Jan Brett – Listen to this story and when it’s finished retell the story to someone in your house. Draw a picture.

13Apr

A Special Message!

  • Just a very short but special message to wish you a Happy Easter from everyone at St. Kevin’s. We miss you all but hope you are staying safe and keeping healthy. We hope we will see you again very, very soon!

20Apr

Class Activities!

  • A big hello to all the girls and boys in Junior Infants!

    Hope you all had a wonderful Easter and got to eat lots of yummy Easter eggs.  We are missing you all lots and can’t wait to hear all your exciting news when we’re back in school! Here are some more suggested activities for this week. Don’t forget to get lots of fresh air and to have lots of fun outside.

    Monday

    P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy: Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    Watch Geraldine the Giraffe learning about the letter ‘i’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmlzzMTqBxo

    Practise writing the letter ‘i’. Draw pictures that start with the letter ‘i’.

    Reading www.oxfordowl.co.uk – Oxford Level 1+  – ‘Kipper’s Diary’

    Don’t forget to play activities 1 and 2 when you have finished reading!

    Maths: Rhyming song This old man  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKaxRYJ5AMY

    Count forwards and backwards to 10. Practise writing the number 5

    Tuesday

    P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy: Practise reading and writing these ‘i’ words: ice, ink, igloo, iron. Can you draw a picture for each word?

    Maths: Rhyming song – one potato, two potatoes – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efMHLkyb7ho

    Sort potatoes into size starting with the smallest and finishing with the biggest. Practise making play dough numbers from 1 – 5

    Science: Today you are going to do some tree rubbings from lots of trees. Can you feel if the bark of the tree is rough or smooth?

    Hold a piece of paper onto the bark of the tree and with your other hand use a crayon to do a rubbing of the tree.

    Wednesday

    P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy: Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    Watch Geraldine the Giraffe learning about the letter ‘n’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0akp_j1nbc

    Practise writing the letter ‘n’. Draw pictures that start with the letter ‘n’.

    Maths: Rhyme – Zoom Zoom, We’re Going to the Moon – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEHBrmZxAf8

    Can you draw 1 huge rocket on a piece of paper, 2 astronauts, 3 windows, 4 wings, 5 exhaust flames

    Thursday

    P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy: Practise reading and writing these ‘n’ words: nut, net, nose, nail. Can you draw a picture for each word?

    Reading – www.oxfordowl.co.uk – Oxford Level 1 – ‘The Haircut’. Use the pictures to describe what is happening in the story, when you’re finished listen to the audio version and see if your story is similar.

    Don’t forget to play activities 1 and 2 when you have finished reading!

    Maths: Sorting – Can you look for items in your house that are red, blue, yellow and green?

    Can you sort these objects by colour, place all the red items onto 1 sheet of paper and don’t forget to colour that paper red. Place all the blue items onto the blue piece of paper and soon until all your objects are on the correct coloured paper.

    Geography: Hide something in your garden or in your house. Create a map to help your mum, dad, brother or sister find the hidden treasure.

    Friday

    Literacy: Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    Alphablocks episode with our letters ‘I, n’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqGX5lZQ5Nk

    And don’t forget everyone, I’d love to see some pictures of your work, or your art! Why not ask mum or dad to email it to me at juniorinfantsbstkevins@gmail.com

27Apr

Class Activities!

  • Hi Junior Infants,

    Hope you are all keeping well and safe and doing lots of fun things at home. Here are some more suggested activities for this week, but don’t worry if you don’t get them all done. Hope you’re having lots of fun outside in the sun!

    We are missing you all lots!

    Monday

    -P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy:

    – Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    -Watch Geraldine the Giraffe learning about the letter ‘c’ (curly c) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjyk4ULW7lk

    -Practise writing the letter ‘c’. Draw pictures that start with the letter ‘c’.

    Reading https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=oxford+level+1%2B&level_select=oxford+level+1%2B&book_type=&series=#  – Oxford Level 1+  – ‘The Big Carrot’

    Maths:

    – Rhyming song – 5 Little Ducks – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cujpd2O6_nw – can you make up actions to go with the song?

    – Practise writing the numbers 1-5. Draw 1 thing beside the number 1, 2 beside the number 2, 3 things beside the number 3 and so on…

    Art:

    Draw a picture of your favourite toy or animal

     

    Tuesday

    –P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy:

    Practise writing your name

    -Practise reading and writing these ‘c’ words: car, cat, cup, clock – Can you draw a picture for each word?

    – Can you read these tricky words? The, the, you

    Maths:

    — Practice your days of the week song, teach mam or dad the song you know from school

    – go on a number hunt in your house or when you’re on a walk, where do you see numbers? (phones/radios/packaging/houses/buses etc.) Can you spot any numbers you know?

    Gaeilge:

    -Practise your colours, see if you can find something in your house for each colour!

    Buí/yellow, corcra/purple, gorm/blue, dearg/red, glas/green, bán/white, dubh/black, donn/brown, bán dearg/pink, oráiste/orange

    Drama:

    set up a classroom with your toys and teach them something you have enjoyed learning J

    Or put on a show for your family singing/dancing/acting out a story

     

    Wednesday

    -P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy:

    – Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    -Watch Geraldine the Giraffe learning about the letter ‘k’ – (kicking k) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VE9ZYKGFx68

    -Practise writing the letter ‘k’. Draw pictures that start with the letter ‘k’.

    Maths:

    — Rhyming song – Alice the Camel- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XM7Jnetdf0I

    – build an animal enclosure for one of your teddies or toys

    Science:

    -talk to someone in your house about hot and cold – when the weather is hot/cold, what sort of clothes do you wear? What food do you like to eat when it’s hot/cold? What drinks do you like to drink when it’s hot/cold?

    – ask mam or dad if you can watch some water boiling, what happens? And watch some ice melting, what happens?

     

    Thursday

    -P.E with Joe on YouTube @ 9am

    Literacy:

    – Practise reading and writing these ‘k’ words: kick, kid, kitten, koala

    Can you draw a picture for each word?

    Reading – https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=oxford+level+1%2B&level_select=oxford+level+1%2B&book_type=&series=# – Oxford Level 1 – ‘Top Dog’

    Maths:

    -Rhyme – Alice the Camel- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XM7Jnetdf0I

    – can you collect a selection of toys and put them into order of:

    big, bigger, biggest and small, smaller, smallest

    Practise using this language throughout your day whenever you get a chance

    Gaeilge:

    -can you find some items of clothing in your house that we learned ‘as Gaeilge’ in school?

    Geansaí/jumper, gúna/dress, hata/hat, bróga/shoes, stocaí/socks, t-léine/t-shirt, bróga reatha/runners, bríste/trousers, sciorta/skirt

    Cén dath atá ar …? / What colour is …?

     

    Friday

    Literacy:

    — Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    – Alphablocks episode with our letters ‘c, k’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnOfoSe18Dg

    – Can you read these tricky words? like, my

    Maths:

    – Rhyming songs – 5 Little Ducks – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cujpd2O6_nw

    Alice the Camel- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XM7Jnetdf0I

    – can you collect a selection of toys and put them into order of:

    Tall, taller, tallest and short, shorter, shortest

    Practise using this language throughout your day whenever you get a chance

    Gaeilge

    An scéal – An Garbhán (The Gruffalo) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8MT3mFjCAc

    Listen to the Gruffalo story ‘as Gaeilge’ and draw a picture from the story

    I hope to see you soon and don’t forget to email any work to juniorinfantsbstkevins@gmail.com it really brightens my day – thank you!!

    Ms. Foley

4May

Class Activities!

  • Hi Junior Infants,

    Hope you are all still having lots of fun at home. Here are some more suggested activities for this week, but don’t worry if you don’t get them all done. Hope you’re getting out and about in the lovely sunshine!

    We are missing you all lots!

    Monday

    -Why not try some new P.E this week called 10@10 – https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/

    Download  episode 1 and have fun

    Literacy:

    – Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    -Watch Geraldine the Giraffe learning about the letter ‘e’   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWyKmM-PqJY

    -Practise writing the letter ‘e’. Draw pictures that start with the letter ‘e’.

    -Reading – https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=oxford+level+1%2B&level_select=oxford+level+1%2B&book_type=&series=#  – Oxford Level 1+  – ‘The Dragon Balloon’

    Maths:

    – Rhyming song – 10 in the bed – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZkPYzIKZNc

    – can you put 10 of your teddies into bed and sing the song

    – Can you make a counting game with your mum or dad? Collect 10 plastic milk bottle caps and write the numbers 1- 10 on the bottle caps. Trace around the bottle caps onto a sheet of paper making 10 circles on the paper. Get mum or dad to draw dots into each circle of numbers from 1-10. Now your game is ready to play. Try and match the bottle caps with the correct number of dots.

    Art:

    Can you draw a house of shapes using triangles circles, squares and rectangles? Don’t forget to draw some shape people to live in the house.

    Tuesday

    P.E – 10@10 – https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/

    Download episode 2 and get started

    Literacy:

    -This week we’re going to try and make simple sentences. Can you put these words into a sentence, cat, dog, dad

    -Practise reading and writing these ‘e’ words: egg, ear, elf, elephant – Can you draw a picture for each word?

    – Can you read these tricky words?  I, He, she

    Maths:

    – Practice your 2D shapes, show me a circle, square, rectangle and triangle.

    -How many sides/ corners does each shape have? Use your building blocks or food from the kitchen cupboard to check which shapes roll and which can be stacked on top of each other.

    – Go on a shape hunt in your house or when you’re on a walk, how many different shapes can you see?

    Gaeilge:

    -Let’s see how many colours you remember from last week

    Buí/yellow, corcra/purple, gorm/blue, dearg/red, glas/green, bán/white, dubh/black, donn/brown, bán dearg/pink, oráiste/orange

    Tarraingígí carr buí agus glas(Draw a yellow and green car)

    Tarraingígí tú féin isteach sa charr (Draw yourself in the car)

    Tarraingígí hata air agus dathaígí an hata corcra agus gorm (Draw a hat and colour it purple and blue)

    Tarraingígí T-léine air agus dathaígí an T-léine dearg agus bán (Draw a t-shirt and colour it red and white)

    Tarraingígí briste air agus dathaígí an briste oráiste (Draw trousers and colour them orange)

    Dance:

    Let’s get moving- Try the triangle dance on Go Noodle https://app.gonoodle.com/activities/triangle-dance?s=Search&t=triangle%20dance

    Just ask mum or dad to register with an email address and password.

    Wednesday

    P.E – Cosmic kids- “Squish The Fish”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhYtcadR9nw

    Literacy:

    – Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    -Watch Geraldine the Giraffe learning about the letter ‘h’ –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oiu_YmW_Efk

    -Practise writing the letter ‘h’. Draw pictures that start with the letter ‘h’.

    Maths:

    — Rhyming song – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 once I caught a fish alive- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ir_l7qTiZ4

    – Can you draw a huge fish and ask mum or dad to help you cut out lots of different coloured triangles. Stick these shapes onto your fish and watch it become a rainbow fish.

    -Finish up by listening to the story “The Rainbow Fish”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFORvXhub28

    Science:

    -The lifecycle of the butterfly – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIwEjdO_TL8

    Why not try to design your own life cycle of a butterfly

    Thursday

    – P.E – Cosmic Kids “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhWDiQRrC1Y

    Literacy:

    – Practise reading and writing these ‘h’ words: hat, house, hand, horse

    Can you draw a picture for each word?

    -Reading – https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=oxford+level+1%2B&level_select=oxford+level+1%2B&book_type=&series=# – Oxford Level 1 – ‘Tiger’s Family’

    Maths:

    -Rhyme –  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 once I caught a fish alive- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ir_l7qTiZ4

    – can you play I Spy: I spy with my little eye a square, a triangle, a rectangle, a circle

    -Can you build a castle using different shaped blocks, don’t forget to design a flag for the top.

    Gaeilge:

    -Let’s look outside and see what kind of weather it is today.

    Cén soirt aimsir atá ann inniu? “What kind of weather is it today?”

    Tá an ghrian ag taitneamh- the sun is shining

    Tá an aimsir fuar- the weather is cold

    Tá an aimsir fliuch- the weather is wet

    Draw a picture to show the different types of weather

    Friday

    P.E – Cosmic kids- Mindfulness exercises – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wsy2L9VvX90

    Literacy:

    — Practise your Jolly Phonics songs and don’t forget to practise the actions too! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k

    – Alphablocks episode with our letters ‘e’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0h_NGJEUJA

    ‘h’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVXGhfszUxs

    – Can you read these tricky words? me, we

    -Try and put them into a sentence. If it’s too hard ask mum or dad to write a simple sentence and you can copy it.

    Maths:

    – Rhyming songs – Ten in a Bed – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZkPYzIKZNc

    –  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 once I caught a fish alive- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ir_l7qTiZ4

    – Take a look at the outside of your house, what shape are your windows? What shape is the door, what shapes do you see on the roof? Stand back and look at your garden, what shape is it? Do you have a gate, what shape is it?

    Gaeilge

    song – Báibín siorc (Baby shark) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wzfixw77FzQ

    Cotinue to send all your lovely art work to juniorinfantsbstkevins@gmail.com!

11May

Class Activities!

  • You should now receive suggested work directly from you teacher so be sure to check your email regularly and be sure to show teacher some of your great art, project work and snaps of your different activities!

    We look forward to seeing you very soon!