Please click the links below to a variety of useful websites you may wish to consult.
Help My Kid Learn
NALA (National Adult Literacy Agency) has developed Help My Kid Learn - a simple website that brings together relevant information for parents and the wider community to support children’s literacy and numeracy development.
The website’s purpose is to provide fun activities that parents can do with their children to develop their literacy and numeracy skills. It includes general information, fun activities and useful tips. Help My Kid Learn is a website where people can see that supporting a child’s literacy and numeracy development is a natural, easy and fun activity that can be integrated into any part of their day.
RTÉ Home School Hub:
RTÉ are providing a daily virtual classroom for all primary school children. Watch it weekdays on RTÉ2 from 11am, and anytime on the RTÉ player.
Cúla4 Ar Scoil
Tá áthas ar TG4 a fhógairt go mbeidh tús á chur le clár nua Cúla4 Ar Scoil ar an Luan, an 20 Aibreán, a chraolfar gach maidin ag a 10 a.m. Clár siamsúil scoile bunaithe ar ghnéithe de churaclam na bunscoile agus ar théamaí éagsúla gach seachtain.
TG4 is delighted to announce that a new programme, Cúla4 Ar Scoil will commence on Monday 20 April 2020, broadcasting on weekdays at 10a.m. An entertaining school program covering elements of the primary curriculum with different themes each week.
"News" Magazines for Children:
News Flash (2nd - 4th), The Primary Planet (4th - 6th) and Eipic (Irish-language mag for 11+) are now online and free for all pupils and families to enjoy.
Click here to check them out
Coronavirus - A Book for Children
Axel Scheffler, award winning illustrator of The Gruffalo series, has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the corona virus and the measures taken to control it. Gill books has published an Irish-specific version.
Professor Luke O'Neill, head of immunology at Trinity College Dublin said, 'This book is a fantastic resource for children, and explains the corona virus in a colourful and calming way. Adults will learn a thing or two too!'
You can access the book using the link below.
Coding for all ages
Learn to Code: https://code.org/
Hour of Code Activities: https://hourofcode.com/ie/learn
Bee Bot Emulator: https://www.terrapinlogo.com/emu/beebot.html
Scratch 3 - Lost in Space: https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/lost-in-space
Wellbeing / Mindfulness
Reading / Story Time