Why not dip your toe into the world of James Joyce today? It is almost Bloomsday afterall!
Here is an activity booklet to start you off... Don't worry if you can't print it off. You can read it and talk about the activities on the page.
Have you ever seen the statue of James Joyce near O'Connell Street?
Take a look at his Baptismal Certificate? Can you find out when his birthday is? Or the names of his parents?
Primary Planet eMagazine
Many of the 5th and 6th class students may already be familiar with the Primary Planet magazine. It is a children’s monthly newspaper style glossy magazine. It contains 40 pages of fresh, topical and up to date features each month.
The online version is jam packed with news, sport, entertainment, activities and competitions to children in a language they understand and in a manner they can easily relate to. It also encourages children to read and write for a purpose, providing opportunities for them to contribute to the magazine and engage with our readers.
TAKE A LOOK....
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
Celebrities reading aloud
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.
Click the image below to follow the link to the website or simply read it below.
The Stay Home Superheroes is an empowering story, created to help children all over the world to understand the pandemic and the important role they can play.
David Walliams has launched "Elevenses with David Walliams". Every day he will read an audio story for children.
A perfect treat for all the David Walliams fans out there.
Follow this link:
Oliver Jeffers is a children's author and illustrator. He will be reading one of his books every weekday, and talking about some of the things that went into making it.
About this Page
This page has been created in response to the closure of schools.
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