Welcome to our section on ways to stay happy and healthy!
We have put together some of our favourite links to sites and apps where you can find lots of ideas to keep you happy and healthy in both body and mind. Just click on the pictures below and enjoy yourself!
Go Noodle features 100’s of ‘brainercise’, dancing, strength and mindfulness videos – as well as videos that are just for fun.
P.E. Activities – 11th May 2020
Here are some links to additional PE material from Ms Mangan for everyone to have a go at!
Wellbeing tips from Mental Health Ireland – it is really important to keep our minds and bodies healthy and well!
Maths and Movement with your dice!
Creature Movement dice game :
Each number has a corresponding activity. You can draw and stick a picture of each creature on each number on the dice if you like. Roll dice, move to a cone and back carrying out the action on the dice. Have a race with someone else in your family.
1.Jump like a Kangaroo, 2. Hop like a Bunny, 3. Crawl like a cat, 4. Leap like a frog, 6. Wiggle like a Worm, 6. Gallop like a horse
Farm Animals sounds game:
This is the same as game 1 but using farm animal sounds instead. (i) Sound like a cow, cat, dog, horse, pig, chick
Here are some you tube video links with different PE activities to try out using your dice:
Why not have a go at making up your own dice / movement game? Send us on your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yoga and storytelling videos designed for children aged 3+
Interactive videos that support maths, literacy and PE. Great for times tables and also lots of videos just for fun.
Joe Wicks – The Body Coach
Daily 30 minute PE lessons available on his youtube channel. Suitable for all the family to join in!
Short audio sessions to help with mindfulness. Available to download as an app to your phone or tablet for free.
The National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) have put together some advice and resources for keeping children and young adults well during Covid-19. Please find below links to some of their relevant information:
NEPS psychologists have developed guidance for parents supporting children to create new routines at home. Having a Plan for the Day is key for children/young people to manage and stay well at this time.