During these difficult times it may be very challenging to keep children entertained, stimulated and learning whilst at home. The following schedule gives a helpful daily structure. There are also many links to give you ideas of what to do with your children during the Coronavirus crisis and beyond.
Here you can find helpful resources for explaining the coronavirus to children: https://www.autismlittlelearners.com/search/label/COVID-19
Help My Kid Learn- This website is packed full of ideas to help your child learn every day! Go to: http://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/
ChatterPack- A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources! Go to: https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home Click on any of the underlined headings/links below to find out more. Virtual tours of museums, arts, music concerts, science and historical facts and lots more!
Free Children’s Stories- Free and original stories for kids. Audio and animated stories for children age ranges 3-5 years, 5-8 years, 8-10 years and middle grade novels. Go to: https://www.freechildrenstories.com/
Twinkl School Closure Packs- “Twinkl Ireland has created a variety of weekly learning resource packs for children from Junior Infants to Sixth class, each resource pack contain fun, interactive, exciting and challenging work so children can continue their learning at home. Each pack contains English, maths, Gaeilge, history, geography, science, arts and STEM activities to keep all your children busy during the schools’ closure”. Go to: https://www.twinkl.ie/offer Create a new account and input IRLTWINKLHELPS This will give free access to all the online learning materials