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Kids Area
Updates for Parents
Email sent to parents 20.3.20                

Websites kids use at school already:                 

Sumdog: All 3rd, 4th and Ms Cullen's 5th have a log in code. If your child has lost theirs they can contact
Frances in the office or set up a new account for them! Well done to Cillian in Ms O'Hanlon's class for most
answers so far. Watch this space for other children's names that are logging in!

Nessy: If you're child has an account set up by the school, they can access it using Secret Word: quaintcanoe and then type their name to gain access.

Other websites we recommend:

  • Roald NEW  Puzzles, quizzes, things to make and watch associated with his books.

  • PE with Joe: NEW 30 minute PE videos for kids. Stream live at 9am or watch back later.

  • Audible: NEW Amazon has waved charges for this service. Unlimited books for kids to listen to.


  • RTE 10@ 10: Workout videos for kids to keep them active. Option to do it as Gaeilge too!

  • Topmarks: Maths and English games for aged 7-11 years

  • Twinkl Worksheets available for parents to print using code : IRLTWINKLHELPS

  • Borrowbox : access to hundreds of books online from DLR library. Just need your membership number to log in.

  • Writing Legends: comprehensive writing programme for kids. Children's log in codes to be distributed to parents.

  • Scoilnet : Bank of online resources for all subjects.

  • World Book Day : sign up here to gain access to free children's books online for one month.
Literacy Ideas:

Teachers have sent home a list of reading materials - Pm Readers and Novels. If you have finished reading why don't you try one of the following:
  • Write a book review for your book.
  • Write a different ending for the book.
  • Make up a quiz of 10/20 questions about your book.
  • If it is a factual book: Write up ten facts you learned reading the book.
  • Write about your favourite charachter and why they are your favourite.
  • Make a wordsearch using charachters names/ important words from the book.
  • Look up new words from the book in the dictionary/online dictionary.
  • Design a different cover for your book.

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