Support for Parents

As part of the Department’s strategy to improve children’s literacy and numeracy skills, they recommend the website www.helpmykidlearn.ie.  This website provides some suggestions for enjoyable activities in which you and your child can engage.

The following are a list of websites you might find useful

http://www.math-aids.com/

https://ie.ixl.com/

www.mathsweek.ie

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

www.topmarks.co.uk/parents/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

www.understood.org – This website is aimed at parents and explains clearly the issues and helpful approaches to learning difficulties such as dyslexia and ADHD and difficulties such as auditory processing and working memory.

www.scoilnet.ie World Book online via Scoilnet has a text to speech option for children appropriate texts

www.Sightwords.com  has lots of fun games ideas for reading

https://www.timestables.com/

www.ixl.com

www.mathplayground.com

www.nzmaths.co.nz

www.spellingtraining.com

www.education.com

(https://readingeggs.co.uk/ a fun engaging way to help children to learn to read

https://www.mathletics.com/uk/ maths through interactive games / activities

(https://www.ducksters.com/history/middle_ages/entertainment.php SESE education site with games/ facts/ articles / pictures / challenges

https://www.nessy.com/uk/ spelling / reading writing site

http://www.askaboutireland.ie Great for project work and learning all about our heritage

www.onelook.com a nice online dictionary search.

www.kiddle.co  visual search engine for children

https://www.alarms.org/kidrex/ kid safe search engine