Here are a selection of online resources which may be of use to you and your family during COVID-19.
Learning Through Play
Aistear, the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework has some activities online which you might find useful. Check it out here.
Mental Well-being Journal A mental well-being journal for children is now available as a free download here. To ensure that as many children as possible get it, please forward to neighbours and parents.
Take a look at this link to see if your children would be interested in completing this COVID-19 Time Capsule.
Daily Maths Activities
There are daily maths activities (fun challenges) for children (and adults) here.
Free Online Art Workshop
Artzone are running 2 free online workshops each week – Tuesday and Friday at 12 Noon on Facebook. You don’t have to be on Facebook to access the classes. There are 12 full workshop videos in the library already.
Art – Tate Gallery for Kids
The Tate Gallery in London has a fantastic website for kids with ideas of arts and crafts, lessons about different artists and fun games and quizzes too!
Plant Snap is an app which children may enjoy. You can take a picture of a plant or a flower and it will tell you its name. It is available for free download on apple or android devices.
PE for Children
Every day at 10am “Live class with Dinny Collins”. On Sundays it’s a yoga class.
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 12pm GAA themed fitness and skills class with TJ Reid.
TG4 School on TV – Cula4 ar Scoil
TG4 is running Cúla4 ar Scoil on weekdays at 10a.m. This programme caters for primary school children who attend Gaelscoileanna and Gaeltacht schools.
Resources For You
Make Your Own Mask
Although there is divided opinion on wearing masks to fight against COVID-19, there are some videos on how to make your own if you are interested…
Online Dancing for Adults
Check out how to keep fit with online dancing here.
Teach yourself typing here.
If you are interested in learning sign language and to be more deaf aware, click here.
For more information on online resources Childminding Ireland published during COVID-19 click here.