Chinese New Year

This week in Senior infants, we have been celebrating Chinese New Year. This year is the year of the monkey. In Chinese classes,we have been learning the names of all the animals so we are now able to say it is the year of the Hóu. As part of our celebrations, we...

Active Bodies Active Minds

We are having a fantastic week in Lucan CNS being active as part of Active Week. We have been coming into school at 8:30 am and taking part in physical activities for 30 minutes going from station to station. In preparation for Active Week, we designed some art work...

Doctor’s Surgery

We plan thematically in Junior Infants, and this month’s theme is the doctor’s surgery. We’ve shared our own stories of visits to the doctor’s surgery and hospital, and the theme is integrated in our play through both the small world and the...

Busy Blending

We had a very busy week in Junior Infants, and we’re getting even better at blending and segmenting words. We keep practicing our sounds during the week, and every Friday we have great fun at our blending stations.            ...

Budding Musicians

We are very lucky in Lucan CNS to have started the new year off with violin lessons. So far we have learned about the different parts of the violin, how to carefully open and close the case and how to hold the violin itself. We are extremely excited about starting to...

Happy New Year from Junior Infants!

We’ve been very busy since we arrived back in school last week! We’ve been improving our Oral Language Skills through our daily Show and Tell sessions – we’ve heard about a range of toys and objects, ranging from a mermaid to a ukulele to a...