Smoothie Recipe 

Read the ingredients in this smoothie recipe.

Then, read the step-by-step guide to making the smoothie.

Click here to find see the recipe.

Can you try making this smoothie?

Staying Safe On The Internet 

Do you use the internet?

This booklet from Down Syndrome Australia has information about using the internet safely. 

It includes different ways you can use the internet and how to stay safe. 

On the Boat to Liverpool – Nathan Carter 

Many of our Kerry Branch members are fans of Nathan Carter. 

He is an Irish country music singer.

Listen to find out if you like this song.

Click here to read the words of the song. 

What music do you like?

Let me know at 

Alfie the Support Dog

Support dogs can help people cope with stress and anxiety.

Click here to read the story about Alfie, the support dog in a Cork school.

This wonderful story was written by Niamh, our Kildare Branch teacher.

Thank you, Niamh.

We use electricity every time we switch on the TV or a lamp.

Do you know how much electricity costs?

Do you think electricity costs more for a fridge or a kettle?

Click here to find out.

Dogs are good at communicating with people.

Read and listen to this interesting article to find out more

You may have some questions about why you need to wear a face mask. Here is an easy read guide to help answer some of your questions.

You may have some questions about how to wear a face mask correctly. Here is an easy read guide to help you with that.

You may have some questions about the Coronavirus. Here is an easy read guide to what is happening.

You may have some questions about what a vaccine is and why we need to get it. This easy read guide about vaccinations will help answer some of your questions.

Do you have a child in your family? Do you have a younger brother or sister? Do you have nieces or nephews or a young cousin? They would love to hear you read them a story. Can you record your voice or make a video of you reading a bedtime story? You could send it to them and they can listen before they go to bed. Remember to pick a children’s story to read!

Here is a step by step guide to making buns. We would love to see what you have made! If you would like to send me pictures of your cupcakes my email address is

If a text message or post comes for you, try to read it yourself.

Ask for help with new words.

Are you a member of a library?

You can borrow audiobooks from Libraries Ireland.

Read articles about topics that you like. Try the website News in Levels to find stories about what is happening in the world.

There are lots of karaoke songs on YouTube.

You can read and sing at the same time.

Try this channel the King Of Karaoke.

You can learn how to spell the names of things in your house.

Ask for help to label everyday items in your house with a keyword.

Test yourself at the end of the week.

Cooking can help with your reading too:

Can you read a recipe in a cookbook?

Can you find the ingredients in the kitchen?

Can you measure the ingredients with a measuring scale?

Here is a recipe to make pancakes for breakfast.

Here is a recipe to make Easter baskets.

Here is a recipe to make a dessert called Eton Mess.

If you would like to listen to a story you can listen to audiobooks for free on this website.

We can still look forward to holidays.

If you have run out of things to talk about, try these conversation cards about holidays.

There is a boardgame to play too.