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More useful resources to keep children busy at home


  • Advice for parents on helping their children:

  • Keyboard skills (typing):

  • Fun with animation:

  • Coding with Scratch:

  • A very useful online forum with a wide array of resources (emphasis on free tools). Resources are organised into theme pages and the website is easy to navigate.

  • Created by teachers, ideal for home education, it has lots of appealing games, stories, worksheets etc. It is offering a free month’s subscription (enter offer code: IRLTWINKLHELPS).

  • www.cú A collection of resources as Gaeilge – cláir, físeáin, cluichí, tomhais agus srl.

  • this website is packed full of ideas to help your child learn every day!

  • Designed to help students of all abilities learn to read, write, spell and type.

  • This is a fun way to learn about music. Make music at home with any instrument. FREE trial

  • (use promo code VSCFree90 to gain access to premium for free for remainder of year.)

  • (free EBooks)

  • A collection of tools, apps, ideas and sites to support Irish Primary pupils working at home.

  • A treasure trove of resources with an Irish interest, focusing on our national culture.

  • to programme interactive games, stories and animations with coding.

  • Non-profit site with provides free video tutorials in maths and reading.

  • Subscription-based learning experience that provides curriculum-aligned maths and English content from junior infants up to sixth year.

  • National Geographic Kids - Learn about science, geography and history.

  • - Child friendly resource where children can learn about science and space.

  • A visual arts initiative comprising 30 short TV programmes (each 6 minutes in length), an interactive website with slideshows, lessons, weblinks and interactive games, providing a stimulating collection of curriculum-mapped resources building on the visual arts curriculum in Ireland.

  • (13.8 billion years of history – Senior level)

  • Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

  • Daily activities for children

  • PE Activities

  • (maths games)

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