Inside Outside – Skipping Elastics

Sandra from Inside Outside got in touch with me a few weeks ago about reviewing her new product ‘Skipping Elastics’. I received them during the week and tried them out in P.E. on Friday. View this post on Instagram Sandra from @inside_outside_ireland contacted me a few weeks ago about reviewing her new product and I […]

Number Facts (A review)

Last Monday, I attended the EDCO Primary Publications event in the Clayton Hotel. I attend at least one of these events each year as I like to hear about the new programmes/resources that are available to teachers and I love getting free things! One new publication that caught my eye was the Number Facts series […]

Just Grammar – A review

Just Grammar is a new grammar book from Educate.ie. There is a book for 1st – 6th class. One grammar topic is covered each week with a learning outcome at the bottom of each page which is very handy for planning. The books are appealing and child friendly while also full of activities to ensure […]

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.

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 […]

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