Woodland Trust – Trees, Birds & Animals

This website has information about trees, birds and animals. While you're out enjoying the lovely weather, have a look at the leaves on the trees, the birds and other wildlife. This website will help you with names and has lots of images & interactive quizzes.

The Museum of Childhood

This is a platform for children to express their hopes and fears around Covid19, through art and writing. Each week, a virtual exhibition is published, children can send in a piece or just look at the work of others.

‘Breathe’ Resource to support Children’s Wellbeing

This is a from the PDST - 'Breathe - Self-Regulation and Relaxation Techniques for Children' features a range of calming breathing techniques, written activities and guided visualisations that children can use to bring about a sense of peace and comfort in any situation. The resource is suitable for children of all ages and class levels.

Art Hub for Kids

Art Hub for Kids gives a step by step guide to drawing - some great examples on display around the school.

World Book Online

Everyone has free access to World Book Online through Scoilnet. Suitable for pupils of ALL ages. We think you'll learn lots of interesting things and you'll get a lot of ideas for projects.

Information from Speech & Occupational Therapists

The Special Education Support Service has provided a Top Tips Document from Speech & Language Therapist, and Occupational Therapists. It gives tips to help all pupils with Attention & Listening, Play, Language, Screen Time, Gross Motor Skills, Handwriting and Literacy.

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Senior Infants

 

Ms. O’ Donovan & Ms. Hogan like these websites that will suit Senior Infants especially.

Reading Bear

https://www.readingbear.org

Read, Write, Think- Picture Match  http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/picturematch/

There are a range of maths games on this website that cover a range of maths concepts

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

For some fun active games and dancing

https://www.gonoodle.com/

 

Watch some animals through Dublin Zoo’s free webcams. Feeding times are around 2/2.30 daily.

https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/

 

Please continue to read over the coming weeks at home. Twinkl has a wide range of ebooks and resources on lots of topics that can be completed. We would also encourage the children to practise their letter  and number formation, writing their news, drawing and colouring, dictation. Websites such as Twinkl (1month free), Starfall, IXL maths are all free to use and have lots of fun activities. Videos on youtube such as Alphablocks, Numberblocks and Phonics with the Funnies are all favourites of the children.