Seomra Ranga was created by a Dublin primary school teacher in 2007 and features a range of free activities and resources, such as flashcards, poetry books, and educational bingo games.
Khan Academy is an international website that is highly recommended by many teachers and parents. Courses are broken up into multiple subjects and classes, helping you to create a personalised educational course for your child.
Education.com’s Learning Library contains a plethora of fun worksheets for primary level children, such as word searches, colouring books and writing exercises.
RTÉ Learn contains tonnes of different activities for children as well as access to episodes of last year’s Home School Hub.
Top Marks splits activities into age groups and levels ranging from the ‘Teddy Numbers’ game that helps toddlers learn to count to two-minute subtraction challenges for older children.
Help your children learn their times tables by testing them on tablestest.com
Kids can play the Prodigy maths game for free on prodigy.com to help them learn equations in a fun and interactive way.
National Geographic Kids
You can find interactive games, videos, and fact sheets about everything from animals to the world’s wonders and climate change on National Geographic’s dedicated kids’ website.
BBC Teach provides educational videos for children on topics ranging from nature to drama but teachers particularly like the website for its historical content.
NASA STEM Engagement
NASA has created a website dedicated to teaching children about science, technology, and space with tons of content for every age.
Frugal Fun was created by an American mom who has been homeschooling her five children since long before Covid hit. Check out her Lego activities and STEM content for fun educational games.
Ask About Ireland
Learn everything you need to know about Irish history and geography from Ask About Irelands’ learning zone. Content is filtered by class and subjects.
Teachers love the Séideán Sí website for extra Irish vocabulary lessons for kids. You can choose your dialect and child’s class to find specific games and activities.
Cúla 4 ar Scoil
The programmes follow a specific theme for each series of lessons. Each lesson has specific educational outcomes, and are presented in an engaging and entertaining style,” the spokesperson says. “In particular Cúla 4 ar Scoil offers an opportunity to hear a rich range of Irish language dialects from various Gaeltacht areas.
Gaelige le Chéile
Gaelige le Chéile was created with the aim of making learning Irish fun and its resources are a great way to make Irish a part of children’s daily lives during lockdown.
Songs in Irish
Songs in Irish has over 600 Irish language songs in its online database with an English translation and Youtube link for each. Guitar chords are also provided for some songs.
Kidzbop’s Youtube page has hundreds of dance and singalong videos for children.
Cbeebies provides a host of quick and easy craft activities for kids on its website.
Kids Activities Blog
Kidsactivitesblog.com is a godsend for parents looking for child-friendly activities. Check out the 5-minute craft and drama activity sections of the website.
Red Ted Art
Look no further than Red Ted Art for all of your art class needs for children.
Beat by Beat Press
Discover the world of musicals with Beat by Beat Press in an interactive way to help with drama and music teaching.
Access Collins’ reading resources and activities, no sign-up required, on the website’s school portal.
Knoword has classroom vocabulary games and quizzes on its website to help enhance students’ knowledge.
You can find worksheets to help students learning to write on handwritingpractice.net.
Oxford Owl has an extensive free e-book library as well as reading activities for all ages and phonics lessons available on its website.
For those who struggle to sit down and read a book, Amazon’s Audible platform has a library of free audiobooks of all genres and levels for kids available on its website and app.