Here’s a list of some great organisations that have really useful information and resources on their websites.
At home arts activities and other creative resources for children.
Helping transform children’s lives through their services; support parents; and challenge society where it fails our children.
Making hospital a happier place for children through play and advocacy.
Games promoting social inclusion, healthy lifestyles and energy awareness, place-making can economic prosperity.
Resource from Cork Sports Partnership team and partner organisations to support families to keep active at home.
Supporting the mainstreaming of culture and creativity in our lives, our communities and our society.
Early Childhood Ireland is the largest organisation in the early years sector, representing 3,800 childcare members, who support over 100,000 children and their families through preschool, afterschool, and full day-care provision nationwide.
Help My Kid Learn is a website where people can see that supporting a child’s literacy and numeracy development is a natural, easy and fun activity that can be integrated into any part of their day, with a dedicated Play Tab.
Activities for children during COVID-19.
The National Centre for Youth Mental Health.
Irish public libraries provide all users with a wide range of free online services including eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, online courses and online newspapers.
One Family is working to ensure a positive and equal future for all members of all one-parent families in Ireland – changing attitudes, services, policies and lives.
List resources for individuals, families and parents on how they can help themselves and their children during COVID-19 including articles, visual aids, stories and stories specific to COVID-19.
ReCreate online videos of activities mainly using items that can be found at home.
Parenting and Education in Ireland.
You can find out lots of information about the importance of play plus ideas for play on the Let’s Play Ireland website at https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/lets-play-ireland/