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National Geographic Kids


Why not take a look at the National Geographic Kids Magazine online. There are a lot of different issues available to have a look at. April issue is a Rainforest Special!! https://digital-uk.partica.online/uk/uk-april-2020/flipbook/1/ .

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Let’s Play


https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/lets-play-ireland/?referrer=/letsplayireland/ Let’s Play is a Irish government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency. Playing is central to children’s physical, mental, social and emotional health and wellbeing. Children learn through play while developing resilience, flexibility and understanding of their world. Play in families enriches childhood. All children […]

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Axel Scheffler Digital Book


Many of you might be aware of the Gruffalo illustrator Alex Scheffler. Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it. It is a bit more detailed so might be more appropriate […]

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The Tomb of Queen Meresankh III


Why not explore the Tomb of Queen Meresankh III today? https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=d42fuVA21To .

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Free Audiobooks Anyone?


Since we can’t get to the book shops or libraries now might be the perfect time to give Audible a try. No account is needed, just click on the link below and there is instant access to a collection of audiobooks.  https://stories.audible.com/discovery .

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Creative Schools Activities


Creative Schools post today with something different every day for everyone! Follow the link for ideas: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1lOO5_fkIfiCJ2AaLkhf5UAvMUYMYE7Q9?usp=sharing .

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Visit Dublin Zoo


We might not be able to visit Dublin Zoo but we can still take a look at the animals. Every Monday they take us on a virtual safari tour around Dublin Zoo!! Here we have Asian tigers, snow leopard, Bornean orangutan and more!!!  https://youtu.be/w5xhyJADQys .

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A Home Wellbeing Diary


https://indd.adobe.com/view/5237deef-2311-469f-9e2d-b5ee89c2000f As many of you are aware, we have been using the Weaving Well Being Programme from 2nd-6th in term 1 this past couple of years. The Weaving Well-Being programme gives children the opportunity to weave positivity into their daily lives through a range of activities in a variety of areas (including mindfulness) and developing […]

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Cork Sports Partnership Activities


As part of Active Schools, we have worked with Cork Sport Partnership a number of times in recent years, cycling, rowing, tug-of-war. They have released a booklet of age appropriate activities ‘Keep Active Cork’. Have a look and have some fun with it! https://www.corksports.ie/keep-active-with-csp/?fbclid=IwAR199yL3Nwyo1BLp6mZ42yVtZhaW8xuLOXvtLNlAwPZil5cNQXCJ_kkW9T8 .

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Happy Talk Springtime Pack


The Happy Talk programme is a programme as part of the HSE Speech and Language Department and UCC Speech and Language Therapy Dept. The pack contains ideas and activities to play and use at home to develop early language, literacy and listening skills! You can access it at the following link addresses: https://www.dropbox.com/s/x51196rx8f3evph/Happy%20Talk%20Springtime%20Pack%20%284%20-%208%20years%29.pdf?dl=0 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sliqNFeHsSXpawQ4sgCsyNcpdfeGZIoa/view?usp=drivesdk   […]

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