Barnardos continues to support children and their families, and they want to provide you and your children with the opportunity to check in with your Heart, Body and Mind regularly.
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.
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.
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 gives a step by step guide to drawing - some great examples on display around the school.
Ms McCormack has found this great website with lots of art ideas for all ages.
Junior Achievement Ireland have worked with classes in our school, teaching children how they can impact the world around them as individuals, workers and consumers and continues through to secondary school, right up to age 18, preparing students for their future careers. The JA programmes are taught by business volunteers recruited from supporting organisations. There are some good ideas for working on at home in the resource section of their website.
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.
The Republic of Ireland has unlimited access to World Book Online through Scoilnet. When you need fast, reliable information for homework, reports, or just a lingering question, World Book Online is the place to go. From Pre-Primary to Secondary and beyond, World Book has databases for every learner at every level for an immersive learning experience. Early World of Learning (Ages 3-6) World Book Kids (Ages 7-11) World Book Student (Ages 12-15) World Book Advanced (Ages 16 and up)
More Useful websites and links for 2nd Class
Ms Brennan, Ms Kehoe and Ms Connolly’s 2nd Classes
Continue to do one test every day and the problem that goes with it.
Spelling Workbook – write out the list of words once a day and one puzzle to go with it (Complete all puzzles by Friday).
Reading – Continue to read PM Readers and Library books.
Daily Exercise for our Active School Programme
Jog on the spot for a count of 10
5 x jumping jacks
Ms Kehoe’s Class Spelling
Ms Kehoe’s class can also keep working on their spelling sheets and write out 4 words a day, 4 times, with a sentence to go with each.