The following directory of websites will be added to regularly. Just click on the address to access the site.
Literactive is the leading provider of reading material for pre-school, kindergarten and grade 1 students available online. Excellent website!
Resources and ideas to make singing part of every child’s learning
Poems to help children learn upper and lower case letters
Activities and revision for English, Mathematics and Science
Interactive games that help children develop writing skills, blend phonemes, recognise initial sounds, and improve letter formation
Fun match-up games
Interactive games to make the learning of multiplication tables fun
High-quality animated stories for younger children
Punctuation, spelling, grammar and vocabulary exercises for children. (Thanks to Mary and Susan for this recommendation.)
Interactive games on the books and lesson plans
Select class, subject and strand in Teacher section. Usually a list of popular sites on home page too.
Science ideas geared to Irish schools
More science ideas
The Stay Safe programme and resources
Excellent resources available here
National Council for Curriculum and Assessment – curriculum available to view
Excellent website for learning about the orchestra and famous composers
Great jigsaws for all ages
Lovely website for young children
Photography and general information is very good. Children’s section also.
Central Intelligence Agency website – good for sourcing information about countries. Children’s section also.
Government of Ireland website – good for History projects
Áras an Uachtaráin website
Áras an Uachtaráin website for children
Space Agency website. Very informative.
Art ideas for the classroom
Worksheets and online spelling games
A wide range of activities for Junior classes
Games for Junior classes
Children’s songs, games, stories and rhymes – Junior classes
Website of National Museum of Ireland
GAA website – good for History and Geography projects
Excellent maths website – all strands covered. Very user-friendly
Bird Watch Ireland website – good photos and children’s section. Useful for projects
Great website with links to a Primary School Learning Zone, local library and ENFO