Citywest & Saggart

Community National School

Junior Infants Room 2: Caterpillars, Capacity and Copies

Room 2 have been learning all about caterpillars and the life-cycle of the butterfly over the last two weeks. They read the fantastic story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, painted patterned caterpillars changing the colour from light to dark by mixing in black or white paint, build giant caterpillars and cocoons using their big blocks, and re-created the life-cycle of the butterfly in marla. They learnt a song about the Life-cycle of the Butterfly and put some actions to it, and a nursery rhyme called ‘Mary Mary Quite Contrary’ who grew lots of lovely flowers in her garden. They all chose a favourite flower during circle time – what is your favourite flower?

Room 2 are also learning all about capacity, and have been experimenting with different containers to see which ones can hold more or less than others. They are getting really good at ordering containers from empty to full, and have been filling and experimenting with their flower pots and watering cans in the Garden Centre all week! The Junior Infants have gotten so good at their hand-writing and numbers, that they have also begun to use copybooks to keep all their fantastic work in- well done Room 2 on another super week of learning!

This painter is making light green... what colours does she have to mix together?

This painter is making light green… what colours does she have to mix together?

Check out more pictures of them at work here 🙂