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Posted by: | Posted on: November 17, 2014

This Week’s Theme: Food

This week we are learning about food. In order to further your child’s learning at home, try some of the following:

  • practise saying the words for foods and drinks around the home or in shops
  • ask your child to name the foods he/she is eating for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Practise the following phrases:

I am eating….

 I ate …..

I like ….

I don’t like …..

I am hungry/thirsty.

Posted by: | Posted on: May 20, 2014

This week’s theme: Time and Sequencing

We have been learning about time, sequencing and seasons. Here are some tips to help your child with this theme at home:

  • practise saying ‘Good morning’ and ‘Good Night’ each morning and night.
  • talk about the differences between day and night.
  • discuss the time of day – morning, afternoon, evening, night.
  • use the words ‘first, then, next, after that, finally’ in conversation and when talking about past events – eg. when talking about your child’s day at school, birthday party etc.
  • Practise the phrases ‘What time is is?’ and ‘It is … o’clock’
Posted by: | Posted on: March 26, 2014

This week’s theme: Spring

This week we are learning all about the season of Spring. Here are some ideas to help further your child’s learning at home:

  • Chat to your child about Spring.
  • Look at Spring flowers when walking together. Ask your child to name the flowers. (daffodils, snowdrops, tulips)
  • Point out lambs if you see them on The Curragh.
  • Look out for birds’ nests in the trees and listen to the birds singing.
  • Talk about the weather.
  • Look out for leaves, flowers and animals that are growing.