St. John's SNS Arklow

Literacy fun

Literacy fun

On this page, you will find lots of fun literacy activities you can try at home!

Tongue Twisters

A tongue twister is a phrase that is designed to be difficult to say aloud! Try some of these tongue twisters at home. Time yourself saying one and challenge a family member or friend to beat your time!

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Boggle is a fun word game you can play. You can play on your own or with friends. Use the boggle board below to make as many different words as you can. Start off with some smaller words and then challenge yourself to make bigger words! What is the biggest word you can make?

PRINTABLE BOGGLE BOARD - easily editable by Mrs Edmiaston | TpT


Word of the month - December 2021

3rd/4th class


The passing on of beliefs from generation to generation.

Eating turkey for Christmas dinner is a tradition I have with my family.

Can you use the word TRADITION in a sentence of your own? Try and use this word as many times as you can this month.

5th/6th class


Made or produced by human beings rather than occurring naturally, especially as a copy of something natural.

Every year, we have an artificial Christmas tree in our house.

Can you use the word ARTIFICIAL in a sentence of your own? Try and use this word as many times as you can this month.

December is here and that only means one thing - Christmas is coming! What are you most looking forward to this Christmas? What are some Christmas traditions you have with your family? Design your own Christmas A to Z like the example below and name one thing you associate with Christmas for each letter of the alphabet.

Send a picture of your Christmas A to Z to to be in with a chance of winning a prize!


Dec 23
Christmas Holidays
Jan 06
School Resumes
Feb 21
Mid-Term Break
Mar 17
Public Holiday
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