My Favourite Things, Part 2 

Would you like to think about some more favourites?

Click DSEngage and try this great writing idea recommended by the National Advisory Council. 

St. Patrick’s Day 

What do you know about St. Patrick’s Day celebrations?

Click here to try this fun quiz made by teacher Niamh Doyle in our Kildare Branch. 

My Favourite Things 

We all have favourite things that we love. 

This activity from DSEngage will get you thinking about your favourite things.  

Daily Walk Diary 

It’s cold outside.

You may want to stay inside but it is great to go for a walk and get some fresh air. 

Creating a daily walk diary is a fantastic way to motivate yourself to go for a walk. 

Click here for ideas from the UK Down Syndrome Association. 

Christmas Cards 

You can buy beautiful Christmas cards from Down Syndrome Ireland, and write Christmas greetings to your family and friends.

You can also make your own cards. 

Click here for an idea. 

Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

Listen to this song.

Click here to see the words of the song.

Fill in the missing words.

Touch Type Read Spell have given Down Syndrome Ireland 50 licences for our adult education students. To win one can you write me an email?

Please tell me what you miss about studying on the Ability Programme.

My email is: lisamartin@downsyndrome.ie

Are you reading books? Did you like the book? What happened in the story? Do you have a favourite character? Try to write a review of a book you have read. You can use this template to help you to get started.

It is important that you keep a daily routine. Can you use this plan to organise your day? Write the day of the week and the time you got up. Use the flashcards or write your plan for the day.

While you are at home, you might be watching lots of movies.

You can use this worksheet to write a review of the films you have watched.

Write in your diary every day.

You can use this page to help you. In the future, people will study about this time in history. When you are old people will ask you what did you do?

It would be great to have a journal to share.

Send a text message to a friend or family member every day.

Look in the kitchen press.

What food does the family need?

Write a shopping list for your family.

Do you have lots of photographs?

Can you make a photo album of your family and friends?

Write under each photograph.

Answer these questions about each photograph:

Who is in the picture?

Where are the people?

When was the photo taken?

Make your own calendar.

You can find a template here.

Cut out the days of the week, months of the year and dates.

Stick the words on to your calendar each day.

An Post are giving every home in Ireland postcards to send to friends and family. Write a message to somebody you miss and post it to them. You don’t need a stamp.