Primary Tin Whistle – A Complete Course; A Review

Over the past 3 years, I have been teaching tin whistle to children in my school – both in the classroom and as an extra curricular activity. I have used lots of different resources and books as well as teaching by  ear. I received this book by Denis O’Toole last week and really like it.

Twinkl – A review (Northern Ireland)

I’ve had a Twinkl account for the last few years and I can honestly say that it is brilliant. My favourite things about Twinkl… Amount of top quality downloads – there are resources available to download for every topic imaginable from planting seeds to top trumps cards for Maths. Time – I have saved so […]

Vocabulary Cards from 4schools.ie

I received these vocabulary cards from 4schools.ie last week and I really like them. The cards come in packs based on different themes including; Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Halloween, Christmas, St. Patricks Day and Easter.

Mindfulness in the Classroom – A review

Mindfulness is a word that we hear a lot about. From mindfulness colouring pages and books to mindfulness CD’s. I’ve completed a summer course in mindfulness and I’ve read countless articles and blogs promoting the use of mindfulness in the classroom and I’ve tried a few bits and pieces from various sources but never felt […]

I’m Very Busy – 17 Month Diary from Ban.do

In case you weren’t aware… I love stationery! I think it would be fair to say that I’m a total stationery addict. I have boxes and boxes, drawers, and full cupboards of stationery – you name it.. I have it! If anyone needs something – they check with me first and 99% of the time […]

Comprehension Box from Prim Ed

I was delighted to receive the Comprehension Box from Prim Ed Publishing yesterday. There are 3 boxes available; Box 1; Age 7 – 8+ Box 2; Age 8 – 10+ (as reviewed below) Box 3; Age 11 + Whats in the box? Comprehension Cards – short story and questions (back to back) Answer cards Teachers […]

Tradtime – FREE Music Software for Schools

I recently spotted a competition on Facebook by a company ‘Tradtime’ and I was intrigued. I got in contact with Tradtime and they agreed to set up an account for me so I could review the site and software. Tradtime You can visit the Tradtime site here.

IPT – Reviews and Advertising

This is just a quick post to clarify some points re sponsored content/ad’s. I wrote this post during the summer following some questions after my series of blog posts ‘School Supplies in ________’. Reviews I’ve been asked to review many different products on the site. I love seeing and trying out new resources so I’m […]

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