Primary and Special Educational Needs Resources

For Children on ASD Spectrum. 

Daily plan for anyone on the ASD spectrum or young person with learning difficulty. Easy action cards and pictures to explain what is going on and how to stay busy when normal routine has gone. Click Here.

 

Scoilnet.

scoilnet.ie – lots of worksheets and topics for researching. Dedicated pages for different subjects, with pages and topics shared by teachers.

 

Languages

For languages, including Gaeilge –  duolingo.com – Choose tasks and levels. You can create an account/ download the app for ease of access.

 

TG4

Some favourite cartoons as Gaeilge. TG4 also have apps – Cula4 aimed at older children, have Sceal an Lae – a story read in Irish every day, and Cula4 na nOg is aimed at under-sixes.

 

Maths

mathsplayground.com- lots of different online games for free, you can choose the grade to start at.

 

DK Findout.

DKfindout.com – a lovely and easy to navigate online encyclopedia with quizzes included.

 

Pilcrow.

A counting app and alphabet app for preschool and early school learners thats made in Ireland – Click here.

 

Twinkl

twinkl.ie free month’s trial using the code IRLTWINKLHELPS.

An Irish website, this site is easy to navigate. It has lots of printable worksheets with a section on packs for school closures, suggestions for a daily schedule, different resources by class, including children with special educational needs.

 

Rte

RTE – are planning to broadcast an hour of “school on TV” from March 30th between 11am and 12pm, aimed at first to sixth class. It will be available on catch-up on RTE player and worksheets will be available on RTE.ie/learn.

 

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo are releasing a new activity workbook themed around one of the animals at the Zoo every weekday. They can be downloaded and printed. www.dublinzoo.ie.

 

Amazon

Amazon have released this free audible service with a huge selection of books to listen to, with a wide age range. No account needed, just log on and choose a story https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

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