Tel: 065 684 5500



Parents Resource Page: Infants to Second Class

This resource page is designed for parents of children who are currently in the junior classes or early middle classes such as first and second class. This page contains a range of easy to use, reliable educational resources, ideas and suggestions for parents of these pupils. All resources on this page are primary curriculum referenced and can be used at home to aid, support or extend your child’s learning.

Resource Name & Link: Maths

Ideas / Suggestions for Home Use

  • See short videos of Irish parents matching, counting, sorting and ordering everyday items at home to help their children learn through simple games and activities

  • See short videos of Irish parents working with their children on simple maths ideas in the home environment on topics such as measuring, adding, subtraction, telling time etc.

  • Simple range of easy to use educational activities for early maths tasks such as counting, ordering, sequencing etc.

  • Fun, interactive maths activities for each class level that you can play with your child.

  • Great online activities in counting, sequencing, ordering, shapes etc. to help your child to learn at home.

Resource Name & Link: Literacy

Ideas / Suggestions for Home Use

  • Free, online reading texts and activities where you can read favourite stories, poetry and rhymes with your child

  • Another set of free, online stories and plays which are ideal for reading with your child at home

  • Help your child to learn, practice and revise their letter names, sounds and key words

  • Simple stories to read with or to your child

  • Simple sites with fun activities to help your child with letters, words, speaking, listening and writing resources.

Resource Name & Link: Parents Information

Ideas / Suggestions for Home Use

  • Guides from Webwise for parents on exploring the safe use of the internet with your child.

  • Advice and guidance for parents with great information, games and activities you can do with your child as they grow.

  • Activities and guidance on physical, language and fun creative play with your child.

  • Simple ways in which you can help your child to support your child’s learning at home

  • Helping your child with tens and units, addition, subtraction and measuring

  • Helping your child with measures, numbers and problem solving in maths.

  • Healthy eating and exercise advice for parents of young children

  • More detailed publications with strategies and advice on supporting your child’s learning.


The ESCI (Education Support Centres Ireland) website pulls in courses from Education Centres all over the country allowing you view all courses taking place nationwide.

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