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Useful Websites

Here is a list of resources which are now free to use at home.

Scoil Treasa Padlet

This padlet will give you direct links to some of our favourite activities and websites.
Lots of appealing games, stories, worksheets, etc. If you haven’t already signed up, it is offering a free month’s subscription (enter offer code: IRLTWINKLHELPS).  They have set out individual class work packs from Junior Infants – 6th Class.
Lots of resources for all subjects across the curriculum.
Parents and pupils can access the online versions of all CJ Fallon books for free. Visit, click ‘Student Resources’ then filter the title you require making sure ‘Online Book’ is selected under ‘Resources’.
List of CJ Fallon books we use in class are: Brainteasers 2, Ceartlitriú 2, Science Quest 2, Geography Quest 2 and History Quest 2.
The Educational Company is also offering free access to its online platform. Simply log in to Username is ‘primaryedcobooks’ and password is ‘edco2020’.
List of Edco books we use in class are: Bua na Cainte 2, Exercise Your English 2 and Ready to Write D1.



Sarah Webb’s writing games (@MoLI_Museum)
Award-winning children’s writer Sarah Webb is posting fun writing games and story prompts over on Twitter

World Books free for all kids.

Oxford Owl have a Parents page where individual parents can sign in for free and access lots of appropriate reading level books. It is an alternative way for the kids to keep up the daily reading to support all of the reading that they have done at home and in school.
This is another free, online collection of easy-to-read and beautifully illustrated stories, comics and poems for children. You can select the stories by theme.

Vooks — Storybooks Brought to Life
A streaming library of animated children's storybooks.  Click on .  

This site lets you create custom handwriting practice worksheets.

Cúla4 (
This free Irish app from TG4 is aimed at two groups: Cúla4 na nÓg is aimed at under-sixes, while Cúla4 is aimed at older children. As well as TV shows, there are games and creativity sections.

Games to help children learn Irish in a fun and exciting manner

Selection of primary resources
Ciara Reilly is a former primary teacher and now a lecturer in education with expertise in ICT and digital education at Marino Institute of Education. She has compiled an outstanding bank of resources at, including Irish resources.




Great online resource for practising Maths.


Go Noodle (
Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts and used widely by teachers who say it is a great opportunity for kids to wake up their bodies, engage their minds and be their best.

Super Troopers (
Super Troopers offers a health homework programme that encourages children and their families to live happier and more active lifestyles.

The Body Coach – Joe Wicks
Daily PE lessons at 9am from The Body Coach on his Youtube Channel.


Scratch (
Learn to program interactive games, stories and animations.

National Geographic Kids (
Learn about science, geography and history.

Nasa Kids’ Club (
Child-friendly resource where kids can learn about science and space.

Getepic – Free for 30 days.

Absolutely huge library for doing projects. Watch videos, read and listen to books.


Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform.
Search from millions of existing games on any topic such as brain teasers, trivia of all sorts, news quizzes and science.

Children with Special Needs

N.C.S.E. -

Online resources for home learning during the Covid 19 restrictions.  These online resources specifically target children with Special Educational Needs with input from Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists.

Virtual School Tour

The school tour is something both pupils and teachers often look forward to. A chance to leave the classroom behind and venture out into the world to see the historic sites described in our books, understand the environmental challenges facing our planet and connect with animals and nature.

With schools closed and strict rules in place to control the current pandemic, now may be a good time to check out some of the wonderful virtual tours available online for free. 

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