Summer Activities

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020

Summer Camps

  • Computer Camps
See flyer attached at the bottom of this post.
One of our pupils did this course a few weeks ago and highly recommended it. Ideal for parents working from home and looking for something to keep their child occupied in an enjoyable way. 

5 days, 2.5hours per day. 
7-9 year olds 20 July
10-13 year olds 27 July
West Offaly Training: 086 8413082
  • Cúl Camp
Meelick-Eyrecourt GAA Club are hosting Cúl Camps this year.  This is a great opportunity for kids to socialise and Eyrecourt are so lucky to have it this year. Go to https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/ or contact a local club member for details. 

School Tours

Visit the world from the comfort of your own home!

Junior tours produced by Ms McGrath
Dublin Zoo
T
he Titanic
P
aris
S
ea Creatures
United States of America

Senior tours produced by Ms Treacy

West Coast America
I
reland
S
outh Africa
New Zealand
P
eru


Sports day 
You might like to have another sports day or just try some of the activities. Here is the website we used: Sports Day


EPIC! is definitely our favouite discovery of this time.  If you haven't already, log on and use this fantastic resource.
Contact teachers for class codes


Summer Reading Challenge  Eyrecourt Library is hosting a Summer Reading Challenge

Apparently we are the only school in the country to have a "Library Zoom" and because of this Eyrecourt Library has been allowed open for the summer for all the pupils of our school.
Parents need to email Laura lauraflynn1963@gmail.com to register with their child's name and birth year.
Each registered child will collect 12 books from the library and maintain a reading record. Books on Epic or other sites also count on the reading record.
Books can be exchanged by contacting Laura.
Laura will host a library Zoom every Thursday at 2.15pm for pupils in 3rd class and upwards.
We are so fortunate to have this. Portumna library still isn't open so to have this for the children of Eyrecourt is unbelievable. It's a nice way to keep your child reading over the summer. Comics, graphic novels, picture books, autobiographies, short stories, long stories.....it really doesn't matter what your child reads as long as they enjoy it. 


Home School Hub
Programmes finished on June 19th but episodes can be viewed here or kids can watch clips of topics that interest them.
Full Episodes. 
Clips/Special Topics

Wellbeing
Cosmic Kids Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids   a favourite in Ms McGrath's room. 

Card Games
Still a fun way to pass the time. These two links have card games suitable for kids. 
Card Games 1  
Card Games 2   


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