Suggested Activities 11th-15th May

Hi girls! We hope that you and your families are all keeping well. As we all know, some of us should have been making your communion next week. We would like you to dress up and send a photo of yourself to us.  If you haven’t sent your photo, please do so by Tuesday 12th of May to Please make sure your child’s name and teachers name is in the subject line! There will be a little surprise on our website on Friday! 

Talk to you again next week. 

Ms. Kilroy and Ms.Cusack 

SPECIAL DAY-In light of our Communion Day not going ahead, we would like you to take a break from home learning for one day this week. You can do something nice with your family at home. This could be baking, art, watching a movie, playing a board game.  


Spellcheck: p. 72-73  

The Green Genie: Brother’s P32-35. 

Handwriting: p. 36-37- If you have completed this, please check that your letters are perfect. 

Reading: Keep up your reading log and read any other books you have at home. 

– Logon to for free access to Children’s Newspaper Ireland. 

Levelled Readers for Junior infants – 2nd 

Collins Big Cat Ebooks and worksheets (levels 1-7) are now available online at the following link: 

Login on the teacher portal with the following: 

Password: Parents20! 

– Keep a diary of what you’re doing every day! This will be so interesting in 20 years time! 



Cúla4 ar Scoil on TG4 @10am every morning, or even watch a cartoon as Gaeilge  

Cúla4 app- You can download it for games on the different themes. 

Laethanta na Seachtaine: Revise your days of the week. Write the daily news each day. 

An Luan, An Mháirt, An Chéadaoin, Déardaoin, An Aoine, An Satharn, An Domhnach. 

Mar Shampla: 

Inniu an Mháirt   (Today is Tuesday) 

Inné an Luan   (Yesterday was Monday) 

Amarách an Chéadaoin (Tomorrow will be Wednesday) 

Tá an aimsir grianmhar/ fliuch/ scamallach/ te. 

An Teilifís-  

Parents can download Bua na Cainte to use at home. Go to Username: trial Password: trial. We are following the 2nd Class programme and are working on the topic of An Teilifís at the moment. 

You can recap on the activity below. 

Have a look at the different types of TV programmes at this link:  

If needed parents can set up a free twinkl account using the password IRLTWINKLHELPS to access these files. 

Try making your own Teilifís bingo card- Draw 6 boxes on a page using the different kinds of TV programmes. Make as many bingo cards as you like! 

Play with your mum and dad or brothers and sisters! 


Mental Maths: p. 64 + 65 

Tables: Revise -7 and -8 

You can practice your tables at this website: 

Busy at Maths: Length p. 98. You will need a ruler to practice your measuring skills this week. Remember to estimate first.  


-Have a look at Mr Maguire’s workout in the ‘Extra Challenges’ on the website. Have a go!  


The Titanic 

Recap on the Titanic by watching the power point again  

-Watch the power point about The Titanic 

If needed parents can set up a free twinkl account using the password IRLTWINKLHELPS to access these files. 

-Write a newspaper report outlining what happened on the Titanic. This activity is on Seesaw.  


-Making a lava lamp- Try doing Mr Mc Crudden’s science experiment in the ‘Extra Challenges’ section on our school website. It’s a lot of fun! Don’t to write down your predictions and results 


Grow in Love: To access- go to 2. Sign in using the following details: Email: Password: growinlove 

Select 2nd Class/P4 

This month is the month of Mary. Practice the ‘Hail Mary’. Make a May altar in your house. You could draw a picture of Mary and leave some flowers. Anytime you visit this special place, you could say the Hail Mary. 

Home School Hub on RTE 2 every day from 11a.m to 12p.m. Watch our very own Ms Ní Chíosain! 



*Please only complete these activities if you get a chance to do so * 


If you go to Ms. Kelly:  


Hi girls. Hope you are all keeping well. Well done with all of the hard work so far! Keep it going. 


The Local Community:  


*This activity will also be on Seesaw* 


At the moment lots of our favourite places are closed like the swimming pool, our school and the shopping centre.  


  • Discuss with your family what you would like to do when things get back to normal. Where will be the first place you would like to go? Who do you miss seeing?


  • Speak in English and in your own home language when making plans. I look forward to hearing them!  


  • Draw a map of all the places you can go near your house. Draw in where you can go for a walk and other places which you miss going to.


  • You can send pictures of your work to Please include your child’s name, her teacher’s name and whether you’re happy for us to share the picture on our website.





If you go to Mrs Kearney/Ms. O’Connor/Ms.McKeon:  

 Do a little bit of reading every day if you can. Read to your little/big brother or sister.  

Play ‘schools’ and take turns being ‘teacher’. Use the words  in your folders. 

Write some words on pieces of paper and play the word game that you play in a small group in class. 

If you can, click on this link and you can play a memory  game to help you practice your sight words. and click on Dolch Word Pre-Primer Memory Game 1. 

If you know all those words , keep going and Click on Memory Game 2 etc. 


If you have signed up for SEESAW, you could practise a page of reading and then record yourself reading and post it on SEESAW. We would love to hear you reading. 

Practise counting forwards and backwards. 

Start at  19. Count to 31. Count back from 31 to 19. 

Start at 43. Count to 57. Count back from 57 to 43.   

Start at 78 . Count to 93. Count back from 93to 78. 

Play BINGO. Ask someone in your house to write down 8 numbers between eg 20 and 40 but not to show you. You call out any numbers between 20 and 40 and if they have them they can mark them off. Keep going until they have all the numbers and shout BINGO. Swap over and let someone else be the BINGO caller. 

Play the game Think of a Number. You need 2 or more people to play. One person thinks of a number and writes it down but doesn’t show it. The other players guess the number by asking questions. Is it bigger than 40?  Is it less than   70?Is it between      ……and    ……..Take turns to choose the numbers. 

Have a games night: if you have a board game at home play it with some of your family.