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History Quest 1 – Web Links

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Chapter 1: Seán’s Story

Teacher Icon Image Have the children make up a book all about themselves! Web Link
Make a cartoon copy of yourself and then play games starring you! Web Link
Mix and match the hairstyles, eyes, ears, noses and mouths to make a picture of yourself: Web Link

Chapter 2: The Wicked Fairy of Tara

Some traditional Irish stories: Web Link

Chapter 3: The History of My Home

Step back in time… does your house look like this? Web Link
Look at objects around the house that people used long ago: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Be a house detective: Web Link

Chapter 4: Merry Christmas

A Christmas crossword: Web Link
How Christmas is celebrated around the world: Web Link

Chapter 5: Saint Brigid

Find out about St Brigid’s Day: Web Link

Chapter 6: Now and Then

Look at these pictures of people from the past. How do they look different from people in our time? Web Link
Have a look for old pictures of your town: Web Link

Chapter 7: The King’s Secret

Plenty of myths and legends to read about here: Web Link

Chapter 8: Let’s have fun!

A timeline of 20th century toys and games: Web Link
Lots of games from the past: Web Link

Chapter 9: Saint Brendan

Read this biography of Saint Brendan: Web Link

Chapter 10: The Adventures of Mary Seacole

Learn about Mary Seacole and play a game based on her life: Web Link