Nibbler’s Adventures

Nibbler’s Aistear Adventures is a resource I created that is designed for teachers to
help incorporate the Aistear curriculum framework into the
junior classrooms – a framework for learning through play.

It is available from and .More detail and videos are available in the menu above.

Free pdf download on oral language and vocabulary development from the children’s puzzle book from Nibbler’s Aistear Adventures…

Language for Living

I am a firm believer in developing oral language and vocabulary skills in children. I developed ‘Language for Living’ (also referred to as Tip of the Tongue), which contains a wealth of inspiring resources for the development of oral language and vocabulary development.

  • Offers planned, intentional teaching of vocabulary…words of the day/ overused words and expressions etc.
  • A progressive, considered method to narrow the word gap
  • Hands on, ready to use.
  • Adaptable to the learning needs of different children.
  • learning through play, games and activities.

It is available from and (Ireland) or (UK). More detail and videos are available in the menu above.

*FREE FOR TEACHERS/PARENTS/CHILDREN- a pdf extract from Nibbler’s Aistear Adventures on oral language and vocabulary development. Click on the following link… (More details below under Aistear)

We can share with our children a wealth of words…by closing the vocabulary gaps for children in our classrooms with their peers, we can offer them the vital academic tools for school success, alongside the capability to communicate with confidence in the world beyond the school gates.

Alex Quigley, Closing the Vocabulary Gap (2018)

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world

Nelson Mandela

Language is the most powerful instrument of human progress

Maria Montessori

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Nibbler the Puppet will take your pupils on an adventure around Sandy Shore as they explore each Aistear topic

Themed flashcards, big books, teacher’s handbooks with all you need for the different suggested play areas (sand, role play, play-dough, junk art, construction, sensory, water, permanent maths & literacy, language, maths and cross curricular) and photocopy templates

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