We've picked some of our favourite games and books for those who would like to introduce some Gaeilge, outside of the classroom. Tá rogha fhairsing, álainn cluichí agus leabhair Ghaeilge amuigh ansin do pháistí, níl anseo ach dornán a sheas amach dúinn.

Playing games with words is an engaging way to improve vocabulary as well syntax. Imeartas Focal is available from Údar.ie

Next up, Monopoly, one of those family classics, perfect for post dinner, Lá Nollag!

Available in both a kids and adults version, Scrabble as Gaeilge is as challenging in Irish as it is as Gaeilge!

We couldn't possibly put together a list for Christmas without featuring a few of these beautiful books. Gugalaí Gug, a bilingual book featuring some of the best traditional rhymes comes with a cd, perfect for travelling!

Gugalaí Gug, published by Futa Fata.

Icí Pící is full of new songs for little ones from Donegal-based publishing house, Éabhlóid is beautifully illustrated and comes with a CD for singing along. 

Ící Pící, published Éabhlóid