Resources for Primary School children

Online Literacy and Educational resources for Primary School children

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This collection provides a list of free literacy and educational resources for primary school children.

The links on this site are just suggestions of websites that teachers may wish to visit to complement their classroom teaching. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of each individual teacher or school to determine whether the links provided are suitable for children to visit.

This site offers free printable pages to help toddlers and young school going children with everything from letter recognition to number recognition, math, time and fractions

This site contains practical, easy to use resources that can be used to develop literacy and numeracy skills of the emergent learner.

Students and teachers can access over 20,000 resources shared by Primary and Post-Primary teachers anytime, anywhere. Search materials by class/year group, subject, strand, and learning outcomes.

The Learning Zone section of the Ask about Ireland website provides learning and teaching materials for primary and secondary students. Content is created by teachers and librarians in Ireland and meets the requirements of the Irish curriculum. The website includes over 75,000 photos, interactive activities, games, maps, videos, audios and ebooks. Also provided are teachers’ notes for the primary school sections.

During COVID 19 the major publishers of schoolbooks in Ireland including the above three are making their online education resources for primary and secondary students available free of charge, including ebooks, podcasts, games and puzzles.

This site lets you create custom handwriting practice worksheets.

Gill Education has provided Over the Moon English resources for junior infants to second class children on their site

Created by Ciara Reilly, a former primary teacher who is now a lecturer in education with expertise in ICT and digital education at Marino Institute of Education.

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. The site includes TV shows, games and a creativity sections.

Nonprofit site that provides free video tutorials in maths and reading

To support families during the current school closures we've developed a comprehensive web portal, grouped by age, with links to lots of free home-learning activities.

You'll find daily lessons for homeschooling in Maths and English for every year group, as well as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography and more.