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Junior Infants Learning Log

Junior Infants have had a busy few weeks in their classroom. Last week they learned all about the produce that a farm can grow and opened their own shop to sell all the fruit and vegetables! They also began using … Continue reading

Five Little Pumplins

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate, First one said “Oh my, it’s getting late!” Second one said “There are witches in the air,” Third one said “but we don’t care!” Fourth one said “Let’s run and run and run.” Fifth one said “I’m ready for some fun!” Ooo ooo went the wind, and out […]

Skeletons – Naíonáin Mhóra

  The ghost of John I remember fondly learning this song many, many years ago courtesy of the wonderful Seán Creamer, ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam, in Coláiste Mhuire, Marino. Some fun skeleton facts!

Working with Buddies

Our buddies came to work with us again on Friday.  We showed off our rhyming, cutting, colouring and sticking skills. We also performed our rhyme about a crocodile and made them jump!

Junior Infants At Work

We’ve been improving our colouring skills and learning to recognise the characters in Oxford Reading Tree.

Fun games to play sa bhaile

Here are some nice games to play ar scoil nó sa bhaile in any language! Cé mhéad – How many? How many girls/boys/animals/colours can you name in a set amount of time. How many vehicles with 4 wheels, animals with 4 legs etc….   2.  Feicim le mo shúilín rud éigean a thosaíonn le…. rud éigean […]

The benefits of nursery rhymes! adapted from Edsnaps

  Believe it or not, nursery rhymes are incredibly powerful influencers on development. Phonemic skill development gained from nursery rhymes has even been scientifically shown to significantly improve reading, spelling and other literacy skills (Harper, 2011) Cognitive Development Repetition of rhymes and stories is good for the brain, teaching how language works and building memory […]

Humpty Dumpty – Rhyme of the Week!

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty Dumpty had a big fall.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again

100 Word Challenge

This week’s prompt is to include these words in our stories;
…so, what lies ahead of…
You can read our stories on our class blog by clicking on the link: https://msbrennocksclass.100wc.net/
This is Sophie’s story
Once upon a time there were four kids who went on a trip to the jungle. There was a hunter there too, he was mean … Continue reading 100 Word Challenge

Three Blind Mice

Three Blind Mice

I love nursery rhymes, they are wonderful to improve memory skills, rhyming skills, vocabulary, sequencing, pronunciation and are good fun too. Lots of questions can be asked and answered even about the most basic rhymes! This week I am working with Three Blind Mice! Three blind mice. Three blind mice.See how they run. See how […]

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