WEBSITES which support learning while children cannot attend school
Twinkl is normally a website which provides resources to teachers. They have opened up Free one month access to all parents.
Resources for all subjects across all class levels
Resources, worksheets, and information for all subjects within the Irish primary curriculum organised by class level.
Mathletics is a leading digital maths resource, helping children aged 5-18 to improve their numeracy skills and build confidence in maths whilst having fun. Parents can set tasks and closely monitor progress. Aligned to the Irish curriculum.
Oxford Owls eReader Books
Readers for Junior Classes - different levels
Pink similar to PM Level 1and 2 Red similar to PM 3,4,5 Yellow PM 6,7,8 Blue PM 9,10,11 Green PM 12,13,14 Orange PM 15,16 Aqua PM 17,18 Purple PM 19,20
Vooks is a resource to keep children reading at home. Free one month sign up required.
National Geographic Kids
Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.
This is an interactive online encyclopedia, Suitable for older classes for research and project work.
Discover Primary Science is a flagship project run by the Discover Science & Engineering (DSE) awareness programme. The programme aims to show children how important and fun science can be!
Webwise.ie educates on safer usage of the Internet. Aimed at students, teachers and parents it also promotes the positive aspects of using the Internet and informs on how to deal with the risks.
All class levels
If you are a member of the local library, you can access an App or website called BorrowBox. Free ebooks and audio books . Search the children's section.
For Junior classes search Jack Hartmann for all sorts of active reading , spelling and maths games - everything from letter sounds to rhyming words, to sight word lists to simple maths facts.
You-tube also has many e-books and stories Search storytime
Also good for learn to draw lessons Search How to draw
A database of Irish terms containing over 270,000 terms, searchable under both Irish and English versions.
Scholastic Learn at home
Day to day projects for all ages to complete at home (USA based resource)
Have fun teaching
This is a useful website that contains printable material such as worksheets, flashcards and comprehension material.
It also has a list of educational songs and videos.
Short workouts to music for kids