Halloween or Hallowe'en, also known as All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in many countries on 31st of October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day.
The Scoilnet Halloween themepage is one of the most exciting themepages full of bat facts, slime and Halloween traditions. We also have a wonderful Halloween lesson that has been added to the site this year by Britannica School, which you can check out below.
Former primary school teacher, Ger O'Donovan, has shared a host of activities for learning the words around Oíche Shamhna.
Maisiúchán deas le haghaidh Oíche Shamhna.
Scoilnets' Oíche Shamhna themepage features resources to help you celebrate Halloween in your Irish class.
Activity for pupils to discuss, identify and record traditions associated with Halloween in Ireland.
Learn about the origins of Halloween with this special resource featuring information and questions.
A collection of video clips from the RTÉ archives documenting how Halloween was celebrated in Ireland in the past.
Learn about bats with Bat Conservation Ireland and use their impressive worksheets and bat facts with your class.
Learn all about the human skeleton while making spooky Halloweeen decorations for your classroom.
Provide the setting for a problem without the actual problem using this Headline Story task by PDST.
Pupils count the number of triangles on the picture of the pumpkin.
Imagine a witch cast a spell over you and you had to use your mathematical abilities to break the spell.
Read Irish folklore stories about Halloween from the 1930's Dúchas.ie project. Assign your class a project to collect stories from their locality on Halloween customs & traditions both past & present. Students can create and store their project online using www.scoilnet.ie/threads website.
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