Educational Links

Educational Links

Department of Education & Skills

National Council for Special Education
National Council for Special Education offer advice and recommend resources and activities for pupils developed by Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language therapists

DES Daily Routine

DES Relaxation Techniques

General Educational Resources:

Scoilnet offers a wide variety of resources and links to a host of educational resources

Activity Village:
A wide variety of theme based activities and worksheets

Subject Resources:


Reading & Comprehension:!/ – Features a variety of storybooks read aloud–free-resources-for-school-closures.html# – Read, play games with Dr. Seuss and his friends – Practice math and reading skills – Poetry – Oxford Reading Tree are offering free e-books for pupils – Oxford Owl offer a variety of educational activities and resources – A wide variety of games and activities – Activities to promote reading – Reading skills and comprehension activities maclary/ – Audio books with videos and sign language

Phonics: – Free Jolly Phonics resources  – Practice your phonics skills  – Access to phonics programme & interactive resources – Link to Mr. Thorne Does Phonics which features fun and educational videos to teach phonics – Decodable comics that follow the teaching sequence of letters and sounds

Writing: – Create your own stories online – Tool to assist with ideas for creative writing – Creative writing – Word of the day cards to teach vocabulary

Gaeilge: – Resources based on themes – Songs and rhymes – Irish phrases to teach children with pronunciations​

Mathematics:  – Mental Maths Challenge  – Maths around us – Practice math and reading skills – Mathematical vocabulary

Coding: – Scratch computer coding for kids – Scratch computer coding for younger children

S.E.S.E. (History, Geography & Science):  – Fantastic ideas and information for projects  – Animal activities linked to subject areas – Geography & fascinating animals  – Ordnance Survey Ireland – maps of Ireland – online encyclopedia  -N.A.S.A. website for children with activities and images of space – Catch a glimpse of the animals living in Dublin Zoo using their webcams – Woodland Trust offers fantastic resources to learn more about nature including scavenger hunts, spotter sheets and identification sheets – Historical facts and resources

Arts Education (Art, Music & Drama):  – Music – Music activities – Tin whistle activities

home/?utm_source=homepage&utm_campaign=ootamathome2&utm_medium=banner – Free songs for children with accompanying videos – Activities and resources to teach many aspects of music  – Art and craft ideas

Physical Education: – Active activities – exercise and dancing – Physical Education activities – Movement and dance activities

Social, Personal & Health Education:  – Stay Safe resources for parents  – Internet Safety guidelines/ – Healthy Eating – Food Pyramid – Mindfulness & wellbeing activities – Steps for washing your hands