Kids Zone

Below you will find links to websites which may be of educational benefit to students. Please be aware that St. John’s National School does not maintain any of these websites, or their content, and accepts no responsibility for their content.  While we have listed the links this does not constitute an endorsement of the sites/apps, their sponsors or their contents.

The links below are simply suggestions of sites you may wish to visit with your children.  It is ultimately the responsibility of parents and adult guardians to determine whether the links provided are suitable for their own children to visit, see, play and read.

General

KidSites.com – Guide to the best kid sites on the web.

Webwise – Online collection of Internet Safety Resources.

Literacy and Numeracy

Jolly Phonics – A fun and child centred approach to teaching literacy through phonics.

Help My Kid Learn – Fun activities and tips according to your child’s age.

Storynory – Free Audio Stories for Kids.

ICT Games – Games are targeted at infant school teachers and parents of infant age children.

Maths is Fun – Mathematics in an enjoyable and easy-to-learn manner, because mathematics is fun!

We and Us – Free teaching resources for Maths based on Irish curriculum.

Starfall – Teach children to read with phonics.

Class Maths – An Irish website that features online maths resources.

General

Scoilnet.com – Range of resources, worksheets, and project information for all subjects within the Irish primary curriculum broken down by class levels.

Woodlands Junior – Range of resources on many different topics from Woodlands Junior School in Kent.

French

Literacy Centre – French Language Games also providing online numeracy & literacy lessons for kids in a variety of languages.

French Games – A free online French learning resource.

History, Geography & Science

Ask About Ireland – Lots of information and activities on History, Geography & Science broken down into class levels.

National Geographic Kids – Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.

Primary Science – Resource for teachers and students alike by helping to understand science and maths.

Nasa for Kids – Planetary puzzles, learn about our solar system and beyond.

Irish

focal.ie – A database of Irish terms containing over 270,000 terms, searchable under both Irish and English versions.

Is Feidir Liom – Free Irish resources.

Apps

Little Writer-Tracing App for Kids app iconLittle Writer – Helps young children correctly form letters, numbers, shapes, and words by incorporating easy tracing techniques and positive reinforcement.

Platform: iOs

 

Kids Math Lite. Teaches number recognition as well as simple mathematical tasks. Most suitable for under 6′s.

Platform: iOs, Android

 

Cúla Caint. Has a lot of Irish vocabulary and introduces Irish terms and words.

Platform: iOs, Android

 

Funny Math Car Racing. A car racing game and a maths sums game combined.

Platform: iOs