Online Activities for your Children at Home

Over the period of school closure due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) parents may find the following websites useful for good activities that they might like to try out at home.

*Please note: As always, for internet based activities please ensure your children are supervised while accessing the internet.

Twinkl:

Twinkl Ireland have created a brand new section; School Closure Packs which will help children learn during the period of school closures. This new section includes a range of comprehensive, fun and interactive packs to keep children busy and learning for the whole week. These packs include English, Maths, Gaeilge, Art, Geography, History, Science and STEM activities which will help your children continue to learn.

Twinkl are also offering parents a One Month free ultimate membership to http://www.twinkl.ie. This gives you unlimited access to every single resource on the site for every single curriculum subject from Junior Infants to 6th Class. To set up visit: http://www.twinkl.ie/offer and enter code: IRLTWINKLHELPS

 

Teach your Monster to Read: Phonics and tricky words – junior classes
http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com

 

Oxford Owl: Oxford Reading Tree eBooks – All ages
Class Login: stgabriels1         Password: student1
http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk

 

World Book Online:
https://www.worldbookonline.com/wbel/#/home (Juniors)
https://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home (Middle and Seniors)

 

Read Theory: English comprehension activities – senior classes
http://www.readtheory.org

 

Top Marks: Interactive maths activities – all ages
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games

 

Star Fall: Phonics, rhymes and reading
http://www.starfall.com

 

I am an Artist: Art ideas
http://www.iamanartist.ie/

 

Webwise: Internet Safety
https://www.webwise.ie/parents/

 

Padlet: tools, apps and websites to support Irish primary pupils working in the home – List created by Ciara Reilly, Lecturer in Education (ICT and Digital Education)
https://padlet.com/ciarareillymarino/primarydistancelearning

 

Useful activity sheet for parents to use with their children at home:

Click on image below to enlarge and you can print at home

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