Festival of Cuiosity,
Link to festival of curiosity Dublin (online 16th-17th July) – Click here.
Lego has released online activities and resources for kids stuck at home – Click here.
Explore the ocean and learn about the environment, live ocean cameras – Click here.
Draw your hero.
Draw your hero is an art competition designed to recognise the many different professions and people who are working tirelessly to bring Ireland through the Covid-19 pandemic – Click here.
Make Your Own Bird Feeders.
DIY Bird Feeders – Click here.
Grow cress and sprouting greens on your windowsill – Click here.
Learn to press flowers – Click here
How to make a willow star – Click here.
An excellent site for all book related activities that you can do as a family. There are free online story-time resources, books, quizzes and art lessons to learn to draw favourite book characters – Click here.
Irish Education Rights Alliance.
Link for scavenger hunts and lots more – Click here.
Healthy recipes for kids to cook with parents – Click here.
Rollercoaster Thrill Ride
Monterrey Bay Aquarium
Visit Dublin zoo from your sitting room, virtual tour, live action throughout the day from a range of animals. Full timetable on website – Click here.
Story telling site for poetry and stories – Click here.
Entertaining quizes and games on every animal imaginable and much more – Click here.
Entertain and Educate.
Series of podcasts for young people from Rte Junior – Click here.
Story Time From Space.
Listen to a story being read from space by a real life astronaut at www.storytimefromspace.com
Sarah Webb, Childrens Author.
Posting online workshops for children aged 7/8/9+ at 1pm every day on Twitter @sarahwebbishere #creativebursts You can also find them on https://moli.ie/learning/bright-sparks-creative-bursts/
Dabble Doo Music
The fun way to learn music is offering one months free access to parents with specially curated video courses, radio shows and Spotify playlists for the family. Go to https://dabbledoomusic.com/
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen – Currently free to listen to books, around 40 free books per age group. No amazon account needed.
https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/crafts Fun art activities website with lots of ideas.
Science Fun have a huge range of fun experiments you can do from home.
Be sure there is always a parent around to supervise.
Mindfulness is important in times of stress – See short video for younger children below.