Hold Hands

3- 5 years old – www.holdhands.ie

Our Hold Hands programme, aimed at 3–5-year-olds, highlights the importance of water safety at home, on farms, on the beach, at rivers, lakes and on holidays. The lesson plans and storyboards can be used in the classroom or even as an activity to do at home.

To access these resources, visit holdhands.ie.


Primary Aquatic Water Safety – www.teachpaws.ie

PAWS outlines the essential life-saving guidelines that every primary-school child needs to know. This programme is available online and offers key safety messages on how to be safe on our waterways. Certification available upon completion of this programme.

To access these lesson plans and resources, visit teachpaws.ie.


Water, Insight, Safety and Education: Secondary School – www.teachwise.ie

WISE has been developed specially for secondary school students. It builds on the lessons learned in our PAWS programme, to equip students with the knowledge they need to make the right decisions keep themselves, and others, safe on, or near, water. Online certification available upon completion of this programme.

For more information and to access these lessons and resources, visit teachwise.ie.