December 5th, 2019

Christmas Ten Frames 01

This is a seasonal maths resource based on the consolidation of number 0 – 10. The resource features images of Christmas Candy Canes to appeal to pupils at this time of year. Pupils are asked match the number to the correct image strip.

December 3rd, 2019

The Nativity Flashcards

This seasonal resource contains a set of eighteen flashcards, in both English and Gaeilge, on the theme of the Nativity. All of the main characters and items pertinent to a retelling of the Nativity Story are contained in the file including Mary, Joseph, Angel Gabriel, angels, Wise Men, manger, Bethlehem etc.

December 2nd, 2019

Wrapping a Gift – Things I Need

This resource contains a set of seasonal posters about items that are needed to wrap a Christmas Gift. All of the posters have a Christmas tree themed border. Each poster contains an image of an item and a word label of the item. There are ten posters in the set.

November 30th, 2019

Mata Focal – An Nollaig

Sa chomhad seo tá foclóir ag baint leis an Nollaig agus imeachtaí na Nollag. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do dhaltaí a bhéas ag déanamh scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach sa seomra ranga nó ag déanamh saorscríbhneoireacht ag an am seo den bhliain.

November 30th, 2019

Nativity Posters

This seasonal resource contains a set of twenty one posters on the theme of the Nativity. All of the main characters and items pertinent to a retelling of the Nativity Story are contained in the file including Mary, Joseph, Angel Gabriel, angels, Wise Men, manger, Bethlehem etc.

November 27th, 2019

Book Review: How Will Santa Find Us?

“How Will Santa Find Us?” by Shane O’Brien and Stephen Rodgers is a new picture book with a modern and unique Christmas theme. It is based around the story of a little girl and her younger brother who, together with their parents, find themselves homeless at Christmastime.

October 29th, 2019

Book Review – Reindeer Down

“Reindeer Down!” written by Natasha Mac a’Bháird and illustrated by Audrey Dowling is an enchanting Christmas tale with an Irish twist. Reindeer Down tells the story of Santa and his reindeer as they make their way to Ireland on Christmas Eve. Unfortunately, events do not go to plan and Dancer is unable to continue her journey back to the North Pole. Santa makes a stop in the Phoenix Park to seek assistance.

December 17th, 2018

Maths Task Cards 04

This practical seasonal maths activity is based on the Argos Christmas catalogue for 2018. There are plenty available in the store to give one to pupils to complete these task cards.

There are eight maths tasks  for pupils to complete – all of which ask the pupil to solve a seasonal maths problem which involves subtraction.

December 11th, 2018

Maths Task Cards 03

This practical seasonal maths activity is based on the Argos Christmas catalogue for 2018. There are plenty available in the store to give one to pupils to complete these task cards.

There are seven varieties of maths tasks  for pupils to complete – all give the pupil a budget ranging from €20 to €200 to purchase two, three or four gifts from the catalogue. Pupils are asked to try to purchase gifts which give the least amount of change left over.

December 11th, 2018

Mata Focal – An Chéad Nollaig

Sa chomhad seo tá foclóir ag baint leis an Chéad Nollaig. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do dhaltaí a bhéas ag déanamh scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach sa seomra ranga nó ag déanamh saorscríbhneoireacht ag an am seo den bhliain.

Bheadh sé an-úsáideach freisin le haghaidh obair ó bhéal faoin Chéad Nollaig.