The following are a selection of websites and resources that we use at Gaelscoil Lorgan and also some that are now offering free membership. We recommend that you use them at your own discretion and to consolidate work that your child has covered. They cover various areas of the curriculum including music, science and physical education.
1.Twinkl.ie: This website is full of teaching resources, including games, worksheets, colouring sheets and much more. The website is laid out according to class/subject-very easy to use.(All classes)
2.Dabbledoomusic.com: This is a fully comprehensive music programme that explores all elements of music with children in an interactive way! (All classes).
3.GONoodle: fantastic resource for movement breaks. Also check out Cosmic Yoga for movement breaks. The body Coach is on you tube doing a PE live stream every morning at 9 to keep you active and moving.
4.Twitter: # We will draw… A daily challenge…who can draw_____the best? Upload photos and see what other children around Ireland have drawn! Artforkidshub.com is great for Art ideas. Also check out atzone.ie for free onine art lessons. I am artist.com has simple easy to follow ideas.
5.Sfi.ie (science -practical experiments) /mysteryscience.com. We would love if you could send photos/videos of anything you create or experiments to firstname.lastname@example.org/class teacher.
6.Storybooks brought to life at vooks.ie. A beautiful website that has created animations from well-known story books. There is currently one month for free. (Younger classes) Check out storyonline.net too.
7.Mata: Khan Academy/topmarks.co.uk(Try doing the daily 10 challenge)mangahigh.com
8.Natgeokids.com: This has lovely videos of the various animals and great for carrying out their own research. Hugely interesting!Also check out www.askaboutireland.ie which is great for History, Science and English.
9. Religion-www.growinlove.ie: This is the religious programme that Gaelscoil Lorgan follows in English. We encourage you to have a look at it. There are some lovely bible stories and songs.
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