Book Review – What Do You Do With A Problem?

Book Review – What Do You Do With A Problem?

“What Do You Do With A Problem?” is a picture book written by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom. Published in 2016, this picture book could equally be read to and discussed with a variety of different age groups of pupils, with each group getting something out...
Book Review – Aim High

Book Review – Aim High

“Aim High” by Donny Mahoney, is a book based on Irish sportspeople. It has loads of different stories in one. Every page tells you about a different person and every paragraph explains a different part of their lives, for example their debut, the Olympics or their...
Book Review – Go to Sleep, Hoglet

Book Review – Go to Sleep, Hoglet

‘Go to Sleep, Hoglet!  The Adventures of an Irish Hedgehog’ by Bex Sheridan is a gorgeous book that will delight readers young and old. The book tells the story of little Hoglet, on the threshold of his first ‘Big Winter Sleep’.  Like many youngsters, Hoglet is...
Book Review – P is for Poetry

Book Review – P is for Poetry

‘P is for Poetry – Poems from Irish Poets’ edited by Seamus Cashman and illustrated by Corina Askin and Alan Clarke is an excellent book for people of all ages. Filled with colourful illustrations and delightful poems on a broad range of topics, this book will have...
Matching Words Activity 01

Matching Words Activity 01

This video demonstrates a simple Word Matching activity to help pupils to consolidate a selection of sight words that they are learning. You simply write the chosen words onto pairs of cardboard feet, mix them up and get the pupil to match the pairs of feet. This was...
Book Review – Michael Collins Hero and Rebel

Book Review – Michael Collins Hero and Rebel

“Michael Collins – Hero and Rebel” is a fictional novel written by Eithne Massey. It tells the story of Irish hero Michael Collins who, from his childhood in West Cork vowed to fight for an independent Ireland. This is an amazing book with an inspiring story behind...