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Ireland Homework

Curriculum Area




  • Celebrations -look at pictures of different types of celebrations both religious and non-religious e.g. Christmas, Diwali, birthdays, graduations.  What can you see in the picture? Use family pictures if possible
  • Being happy - ‘Talk’ about someone or something that make you happy - ask a grown-up to video you showing them. 



  • Patterns - make your own wrapping paper for a gift, using paint or stampers create a repeating pattern on the paper
  • Direction - when going out and about talk about direction, we’re going forward, we’re turning left etc.  



  • Colour and sound - If you have the opportunity to watch fireworks, see if you can name the different colours of the fireworks and even share how they make you feel. If you have the chance to take any photos of the different fireworks, we would love to see them.
  • Light and Dark - Explore light and dark at different times of the day in your home - how can we make the room light / how can we make it dark?
  • Firework pictures - Create a firework piece of artwork in any style you wish to share with your friends. We recommend using chalk or paint on black card.
  • Making decorations - Make decorations for your home for a celebration or festival of your choice.



  • Celebrating together - Invite a family member or friend to celebrate something together - a religious festival, family celebration (birthday etc.) or a personal achievement
  • Anti-bullying - This term we have a special focus week on ‘anti-bullying’ and being a good friend, you could make a card about a celebration of your choice for your friends.


Please record any homework activities you undertake in the homework book you have received from class alternatively you can email any pictures to In the Subject box mark them for the attention of your child’s class e.g. For the Attention of Ireland Class and we will print them and pop them in the book.