Games/Activities for Families

Meath LSP have put together the following physical activity opportunities and resources for families to help you to remain active whilst adhering to the HSE physical distancing guidelines. Click links below for further information.

 

Family Fun Games 

These games are FUN for all the family. They are easy to understand, easy to replicate and require very little equipment!

The Daily Mile at Home Challenge

The Daily Mile is an easy and fun way to incorporate exercise into our daily activity.  It is for the whole family regardless of age and ability.

Learning how to cycle

Cycling Ireland has prepared a set of resources and videos to help you and your child enjoy the experience of learning to ride a bike.

Adventure Walking App

The Adventure Walks app is a collection of 1 and 2 km treasure hunts set in 4 parks in Meath. All treasure hunts are designed for families with children from ages 4–15.

TWINKL

Irish company TWINKL is offering excellent ideas on how to carry out PE classes from your home:

https://www.twinkl.ie/resources/english-medium-schools-republic-of-ireland/reading-comprehension-worksheets-roi-resources-5th-6th-class/reading-comprehension-worksheets-roi-resources-5th-6th-class-pe

RTE Home School Hub

The RTE Home School Hub is an excellent programme delivered by RTE in conjunction with primary school teachers. Check out RTE2 @ 11am each day. Catch up programme at 4.15pm shows primary school children from all over the country posting video messages and showcasing what they have been doing. Great ideas here! See https://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/1127275-rte-home-school-hub/

Active HOME Week

National ‘Active SCHOOL Week’ takes place every April and is a really enjoyable part of the school year for many children. This year families participated in the ‘Active HOME Week’ challenge from Monday 27th April-Sunday 3rd May!

Let’s Play Ireland

Let’s Play Ireland is a whole of Government campaign led by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to promote the importance of play and to provide play resources for families during this time. The aim of the initiative is to highlight the importance of play for children, particularly in the challenging time and to provide information and resources for families to support their children’s play.

Other Local Sports Partnership (LSP) Activities 

Meath Local Sports Partnership has put together some useful links relating to the work being carried out by our colleagues in other LSP’s. These activities are suitable for families.

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