5th May – The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

Hello Senior Infants! Thank you so much for continuing to send me lovely photos of your work and other activities you’ve been up to!! This week’s theme is “The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch”.

Here is your work to cover this coming week.



Create a rhyme


Complete –et worksheet



Ask the children to come up with words that end in –et and write them on to their word family flower.

Develop an awareness of rhyme using these words.

Complete –et worksheet


If you have collected your Spelling made fun workbooks, please continue on at your own pace.


Digraph: /ow/


Complete /ow/ word search attached in email.





Continue learning letter names


Play Geraldine the Giraffe to learn the digraph /ow/


Complete the /ow/ word search


Can you play the game to identify the beginning, middle and end of the word?? This is a game we played regularly in class. Try it with a sibling!


Revise the letter names of the alphabet.


Tricky words:

Than, first, water



Read and write sentences with their new tricky words.

My News

Written using cursive handwriting.


Continue cursive handwriting practice;








The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

Story Map

Challenge sheet

Book review

(all worksheets attached in email)




My News: focusing on Who? What? When? Where? and Why? Introduce feelings words in to their news; I was happy/glad/sad when….. etc.


Practice cursive handwriting- If you have collected your books from school; continue on to the next page; cover approximately 2-3 letters each week but continue to revise others. You can avail of our Go with the Flow online resource here http://data.cjfallon.ie/resources/gwtf-handwriting/index.html#!/book-sections/1/section-groups/1





Listen to the story ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’ by Ronda and David Armitage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46wCRq50Wwg

Complete the story map worksheet

Complete the Home Learning Challenge sheet

After listening to the story a few times, write a book review.



Read and draw activity.

Worksheets attached in email.




Read the sentences carefully and draw a picture to match the sentence

Cut out the cards after you have finished the activity and continue to read them during the week.





Busy at Maths Home/School Links Book


If you have collected the Busy at Maths home/ school links book, please feel free to work away at your child’s own pace. This book can also be accessed through cjfallon online.


Spatial Awareness ·        Complete the pages on spatial awareness using Busy at Maths pages 77-79. Also available using cjfallon online.





·        Using the cjfallon login, complete pages 82 of the Busy at Maths workbook.

·        Or complete in your child’s workbook if it has been collected.


Revise Éadaí (Clothes)

Dathanna (Colours)

Ainmhithe (animals) from last two weeks

Na huimhreacha (numbers)


Log in to edcolearning.ie

-Go to Bua na Cainte B, click on ‘An Teilifís’ and then click to page 46

These pages can be printed by hitting Ctrl + p




Continue to revise Éadaí and Dathanna using the links shared in Blog Post 3

Revise the numbers 0-10.

A haon, a dó, a trí etc.


Read the story of ‘Lacha Bheag Granna’ (The Ugly Duckling)

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-t-5337-the-ugly-duckling-story-powerpoint (English version here)

Here is a word mat of the Irish words as edco don’t seem to allow parents to view the teaching resources which are attached with the book.

Worksheet page 46.

Look at the page and point to the animals;

Eala (Swan), Cearc (hen), Lacha ghranna (ugly duckling)

Look at the pictures, ask what they see. Cad é sin? (What is that?) Sin……. Etc.

Tabhari and Lacha Ghranna go dtí a Mamaí (Bring the ugly duckling to his mother).





What you will need:

Lighthouse colouring template -attached in email

Paint/colouring pencils

Ruler (if you like)



  • Create your very own lighthouse using the template worksheet attached in email.
Junk Art

Using materials in your home, create your own lighthouse.

(Complete the lighthouse effect by adding a battery operated candle)




Sequencing food preparation.



·        Discuss and record through pictures and/or simple writing activities the preparation of lunch and dinner

·        Sequence how something (eg: a pizza / sandwich / toasted sandwich) is made

·        Discuss the necessity for heating and cooling different food.


Download PowerPoint


·        Discuss how people traveled before cars, trains and airplanes were invented.

·        Learn how ships sail and the reason why lighthouses were built.

·        Discuss what lighthouses are used for and what they look like.



Physical Education


Outdoor and Adventure Challenge









Set up an orienteering challenge in your home or in your back garden. All siblings could get involved.

Find the directions and control cards on this link



Small World

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

·        Use blocks/ lego etc. to build a harbour/ docks/ and a lighthouse

·        Recreate different scenes from the seaside



As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me on my email. I hope you all have a lovely bank holiday weekend!

Mrs. Teeling and Elsa Bear 😊🐶

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