It would be impossible for us to list here the thousands of useful websites available to help with your children’s academic development, projects and research. So what we have done is listed relevant Irish websites, some of the better known world wide websites and some further sites which act as guides to the seemingly endless range of kids educational websites available on the world wide web.
Launched Sept 2012. Includes audio and video content to support parents with literacy difficulties and links to others websites providing more detailed information on specific topics. The site is designed for parents, grandparents and carers of children aged 0 - 12 years and is searchable according to the child's age.
Providing lots of information and activities on History, Geography & Science broken down into class levels.
The AskaboutIreland website also hosts the Digital Archive of the Irish Time. However it can only be accessed online through schools or libraries. Every edition of the Irish Times since 29th March 1859 is available online in an easily searchable format.
Providing a range of resources, worksheets, and project information for all subjects within the Irish primary curriculum broken down by class levels.
Discover Primary Science is a flagship project run by the Discover Science & Engineering (DSE) awareness programme. The programme aims to show children how important and fun science can be!
|Me and my Body |
Explore the human body with Ryan and Roisin. The site is designed to assist in the teaching of the Living Things strand of the primary curriculum
A database of Irish terms containing over 270,000 terms, searchable under both Irish and English versions.
|Vikings Network Ireland |
A site devoted to the hisitory of the Vikings in Ireland
Webwise.ie educates on safer usage of the Internet. Aimed at students, teachers and parents it also promotes the positive aspects of using the Internet and informs on how to deal with the risks.
An online free encyclopedia written collaboratively by volunteers all around the world
Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips
|National Geographic Kids|
Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.
|BBC Education |
Tons of information & fun on the schools and education sections of the BBC site
Mathletics is a leading digital maths resource, helping children aged 5-18 to improve their numeracy skills and build confidence in maths whilst having fun. Parents can set tasks and closely monitor progress. Aligned to the Irish curriculum. Visit www.Mathletics.eu
This is a website with educational games about Europa. The games are free and easy to use, and available in Gaeilge, English and seven other languages. Topics: countries, capitals, flags, regions, lakes, seas, rivers, islands and more
|Khanacademy.org provides students with an extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos from any computer with access to the web. ontent covers math, science biology, chemistry, physics, finance and history|
|NASA – Kid’s Home |
Games, art, stories, and activities for children presented by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
|www.starfall.com – phonics & reading|
www.rainforestmaths.com - interactive maths activities
www.literacycentre.net - providing online numeracy & literacy lessons for kids in a variety of languages
|Little Writer - The Tracing App for Kids |
Free app for tracing letters and learning all the sounds and letter formation of the alphabet.
|Eggs on Legs |
App where kids have to solve the maths problems to crack open the quirky eggs on legs.
|Star Walk - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide |
An App where you can point your iPad or iPhone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time.
|PopMath Basic Math |
PopMath is a fun game for kids of all ages to practice basic math.
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Kids Website Directories – the following directories list out suitable sites for kids on the world wide web:
Links to the best of the children’s web sites and all of the sites have been checked and approved for kids.
The Internet Public Library Youth Division has seemingly endless sites of a more educational nature.