When we can’t get out and still want to go on an adventure interactive tours are the best way to go and here are some of the popular ones for children and adults – Keep Going Keep being Adventurous, Keep Learning !

Interactive Tours for Kids:
Dublin Zoo – kids can watch live webcams of the animals and look them up in their Animal Encyclopedia: https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/our-animals/
Children’s Section of Áras an Uachtaráin – see inside the Áras, learn about the President (Who is He, What Does He Do, Where Does He Live) and then take the quiz and test your knowledge: https://president.ie/en/childrens-section
Dublinia – a fully interactive tour where you can learn all about the Viking and Medieval history of Dublin: https://dublinia.ie/online-learning/
Virtual Tours for adults and Children :
Cork City Gaol – opened in 1824 but now operating as a museum, you can take a tour of the jail here: http://www.storywise.ie/…/Cork_City_Gaol_Virtual_Tour.html
The Cliffs of Moher – you can take a look around the Cliffs here: https://www.cliffsofmoher.ie/google-360-inside-tour/
Enniskillen Castle Museum: https://www.enniskillencastle.co.uk/
Some other online resources:
The RTE Home School Hub is a great resource: https://www.rte.ie/learn/
TG4’s Cúla 4: https://www.cula4.com/en/ for both primary and secondary students.
Ask about Ireland – has a dedicated “Learning Zone” for kids to learn about Ireland’s history and geography: http://www.askaboutireland.ie/
NASA’s Kids Club – lots of science and space resources for kids: https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html
Quizzes and Word Searches:
Maybe create your own quizzes or get the kids to create them themselves?! If they don’t want to do that, there are a few websites that have ready-made quizzes…
EdPuzzle – Free to sign up and you can search through hundreds of quizzes made by teachers (eg. Junior Cert History):
Kahoot – another place to find free quizzes on practically any topic – can be used as a learning tool for parents: www.kahoot.com

Another tip for interactive fun is to build your own word search – pick 30 words and the computer will make your own word search: https://thewordsearch.com/maker/