Jamie Oliver has a few videos on YouTube with his son taking on the role of head chef. Easy recipes and fun for the family (except for the cleaning perhaps)
Take a look and try out some recipes - Why not send in a photo to Ms. Quigg for the Junior Masterchef Challenge?
If you are looking for more ideas check out his COOKING WITH KIDS PLAYLIST:
LEMON VOLCANOES - EASY TO DO
SLIME IN UNDER A MINUTE
MAGIC MILK EXPERIMENT
Explore the Renaissance in just five minutes with our friendly guide Cozimo as he wanders around the rooms of the National Gallery of Ireland, and discover the artists, styles and techniques associated with it!
Another take on the 'Bucket List' from Siobhan at Children's Therapy Centre. A great idea to write down and save all the activities, places you want to visit and people you want to visit. Once the restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so we can begin doing them.
You can follow her on Facebook or Instagram where she posts up lots of brilliant ideas to help you and your children during this tough time.
If you haven't heard of Niamh Shaw before, you definitely need to watch this and follow her online, watch her videos and listen to her stories. An engineer, a scientist, an artist and a performer. Her ultimate dream is to go to space! And one of passions is to bring everyone along with her on her journey through talks on radio, television. Just take a look for yourself.....BE CURIOUS! :)
Niamh also recommends those interested to follow @esa (European Space Agency). They have great activities you can do at home.
While on lockdown, discover a whole new world with our Explorer Pack - the latest in EPIC’s series of fun-filled history resources for children.
Full of engaging puzzles, quizzes and activities for children 8+ to enjoy, download our 12 page ‘History-at-home’ pack today!
Here’s what you’ll discover inside!
A message from Dublin EPIC Museum:
"We hope you enjoy our Explorers pack with your family. Remember you can share the fun you're having at home online, using the hashtag #EPICMuseum.
Education and Outreach Manager"
FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR MORE NEWS FROM DUBLIN EPIC MUSEUM:
This website has designed a daily schedule of interesting topics to learn about, research and much more. They have broken it into class levels. Now, it is American so some topics may not be relevant but scroll through it and you definitely find a few activities that will interest your child.
Equivalent Grade/Class levels:
Pre-K = Junior Infants
Kindergarten = Senior Infants
Grade 1 = 1st Class
Grade 2 = 2nd Class....and so on..
Follow this link: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
A Sneaky Peek....
Junior Infants & Senior Infants
3rd Class - 5th Class
Have you tried it out yet? How many answers did you get right in his quiz?
Give it a go today. It is sure to put a big smile on your face and make you feel good!
Join him again live on Monday at 9am. Or try out some of his other videos over the weekend.
We usually stay indoors when it starts to rain...and for good reason too. But this time around there will probably be times when you will still need to get outdoors for a bit of fresh air and your deserved 2km radius bit of exercise.
Mothernatured.com have listed lots of ideas on their page. Some you won't be able to do at the moment but there should be a few useful ideas there for you:
StorylineOnline is a YouTube channel where celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Chrissy Metz, Kristen Bell, Wanda Sykes, Sarah Silverman and many more read stories that your children will love. Each video also has moving illustrations from the book to keep your children even more entertained.
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This page has been created in response to the closure of schools.
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