Useful Web Links

Sites of Irish Interest

Webwise – a good guide to help to keep children safe on the internet

Scoilnet – sections for children and parents, a great way to use the Internet to benefit children’s education

Cúl 4 Kids – Gaelic Games site for Irish children

Áraskids – official website of the President of Ireland, for kids

Dublin Zoo – official website of Dublin Zoo

Dublinia  – Virtual Tour of Medieval Dublin

Mooney Goes Wild – all about nature in Ireland

Literacy

South Dublin Libraries Tumblebooks Zone – books to read and puzzles

Giggle Poetry – a great selection of funny poems for children

Primary Games (Reading) – games and activities to practice reading, spelling and vocabulary

ICT Games – plenty of games for children of all ages in English

Premier League – keep up to date with all that’s happening on the official site of the English Premiership

Stories from the Web – stories for children of all ages

Between the Lions – stories, games and video clips

Bookpals Soryline Online – listen to stories read to you online

Woodlands Literacy Zone – practice reading, spelling and writing

Numeracy

Maths Fun – lots of games and puzzles to improve Maths skills

Primary Games (Maths) – selection of fun activities to improve maths skills

Bang on Time – learn to tell the time

Stop the Clock – more telling the time practice

Math Magician – attractive games for kids to practice their maths skills

Math Playground – practice your maths and have fun at the same time

Cool Math – an amusement park of maths games

ICT Games – plenty of Maths games for children of all ages

Funbrain – loads of games to make maths fun

Woodlands Maths Zone – lots of great maths games

Science

Arkive – site for information, photos and videos about the world of animals

Science Monster – science for kids, lots of fun games and things to do

Arty the Astronaut – learn about the solar system through games

Stanford University – how everyday things are made

Electrical Safety World – children learn about being safe with electricity

NASA Space Place – lots of facts and activities about outer space

Me and My Body – all about the human body, for children

Whacky Science – information and activities designed for kids

Colgate Kids World – information and activities, all to do with your teeth

NASA Kids’ Club – NASA for kids… simply brilliant

Kids’ Planet – brilliant site, all about the world we live in, with lots to do

Animal Planet – everything you could possibly want to know about animals

Kids Com Animals – kids learn about animals, have fun at the same time

Extreme Science – learn about the science behind what makes each the most extreme example of its kind.

Cool Science – for curious kids

How to Love Your Dog – great tips to care for your dog

Questacon – a superb site from Australia, designed to make science interesting and fun for children

British Natural History Museum – has a great section designed for kids, with lots of fun activities

Cross Curricular

Ask Jeeves for Kids – protected search engine for children

BBC Children – tons of games and activities in all subjects

Kids Konnect – recommended site for children to use, to learn and to play

Channel 4 Learning – activities for children of all ages, in many subjects

Discovery Kids – games, quizzes, puzzles, video clips in lots of subjects

World Almanac for Kids – information about wildlife, countries, sports etc.

Woodlands Interactive for Kids – games and activities in all subjects

Primary Interactive – games for kids, in Maths, English and Science

Enchanted Learning – one the best children’s web sites, great for projects

Puzzle Choice – puzzles galore for children, lots of variety

Activity Village – art and craft, recipes, games and puzzles for all ages

Kids OLR – links for kids of all ages to learning and fun activities

FAQ Kids – find answers to all the questions children ask