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Ireland Homework

Curriculum Area




  • h Make a list using pictures of everything you would take for a day out at the seaside or packing for a holiday
  • Learn the signs for sea, fish, boat and sun. Use them when talking about the seaside or singing songs about the seaside.
  • Use your Punch and Judy puppets to do a show, encouraging role play and facial expression



  • Try different types of ice cream and make a chart to show which one is your favourite. Find out what everyone else likes and add them to your chart. How many flavours are there altogether? Which one has the most ticks? Which one has the least ticks?
  • Build sandcastles and talk about the different shapes you are making



  • Design your own beach using natural materials
  • Make Punch and Judy puppets out of socks
  • Try sand painting
  • Make a picture of the sea using marbles in a tray – put paper in the tray, put the paint in and roll the marble around.



  • On different days in different weather conditions talk about what is appropriate to wear, e.g. sunglasses / sun cream / hat / scarves / waterproof coat etc.
  • Look at pictures of family holidays or day trips - where did you go? What did you see? Who was there? 

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.