Literacy Skills development
Happy Talk is a part of the HSE Speech and Language Therapy Service.
Happy Talk seeks to support language, literacy and learning skills of young children.
This pack contains ideas and activities to play and use at
home to help develop early language, literacy and learning
Happy Talk Insects Pack (4 - 8 Years)
Storytime with David Walliams
Free story everyday at 11 am on his website:
Reading- Home learning packages. Free downloads.
Teach Your Monster to Read
Phonics and reading game
- Covers everything from letters and sounds to reading full sentences.
- Designed in collaboration with leading academics.
- Complements all synthetic phonics programmes used in schools.
- Computer version is 100% free.
Set up a free account and use the Borrow box portal for e-books
Literacy, maths & music.
Vocabulary words with spelling practice.
Online source for English definitions, synonyms, word origins and etymologies, audio pronunciations, example sentences and more
Free reading, comprehension and writing exercises to improve critical thinking skills.
Nessy programmes are designed to help students of all abilities learn to read, write, spell and type, especially those who find learning these skills challenging.
Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Each book includes supplemental curriculum aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.