Folens Online Registration is now free for parents.
Check out Edco and CJFallon websites to register for curriculum resources for all classes.
Twinkl have offered a months free membership to their bank of resources for all class levels and abilities.
The NCSE have provided the following resurces for pupils with additional needs. https://ncse.ie/online-resources
RTE School Hub Worksheets to accompany online lessons can be found here: https://www.rte.ie/learn/
Stories and Reading
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/…/grades-3-5-week…Easy to access with lovely audio books and articles to read,quizzes and written tasks.
The World of David Walliams is releasing an audio story from ‘The World’s Worst Children’ every day for the next 30 days. Head to bit.ly/AudioElevenses each day for the latest story!
Amazon are allowing kids everywhere to stream an incredible collection of stories for free!! Stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using the following link https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Here is an amazing website that has easy to do science experiments, projects, games and facts to keep your budding scientists busy during the school closure!! www.scienceforkidsclub.com
Projects and Architecture
A Cork artist has created a free art project for children to enjoy! You can find mini illustrations available for download here. https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/discover/build-craft-and-colour-your-own-cork-city-for-free-like-990047.html
British architecture studio Foster + Partners is publishing a series of architecture challenges, including building a paper skyscraper and creating a city, to keep children in coronaviruslockdown entertained.
Click on the following link to discover a challenge today.
P.E. – Keeping Active
Each week Clare McSweeney will share a PE @ Home video, designed to evoke curiosity & fun while learning through movement. Clare has worked in Scoil Oilibhéir before and has some great ideas to keep active!
View her youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv0b9VzlOdE&feature=youtu.be
Here are some other good links to some videos to help keep children active during Covid 19:
Resources and publications relating to the current COVID-19 Pandemic.
Toolkit for children with autism dealing with School Closures.
A book for children about coronavirus that aims to give information without fear. The book is available to download or print from the above website.
Below find some more recent publications relating to COVID-19
Barnardos – Parent Support Line 1800 910 123 10am – 2pm
Barnardos has launched a national telephone support service for parents in response to the challenges they are facing during the Covid-19 pandemic.
They are providing support and advice to parents on the following issues:
How to talk to your children about the corona virus
Setting a good routine
Managing children’s behaviours and sibling dynamics
Managing aggression and family discord
Home schooling/managing school expectations
Fostering natural learning opportunities in the home
Accessing fun and educational activities for families and individual children
Managing your child’s worries
Self-care for parents
Helping parents manage their own worries and anxieties
Managing children’s online activity.