- Science, Geography
- Curriculum Strands:
- Natural environments (Geography), Living things (Science)
- Counties catered for:
- Dublin, Wexford, Wicklow
- Classes catered for:
- All Classes
Eric introduces the wonderful world of birds to the children through an engaging presentation featuring original images of birds. The class is encouraged to interact, play a range of games devised by Eric and handle a fantastic range of natural objects, such as birds feathers, beaks and nests. He can adapt his workshops to suit all class levels or design them to suit local areas, projects or times of the year.
Eric Dempsey is one of Irelands leading bird experts and is the author of many best-selling books.
Hi is a professional bird guide, speaker, broadcaster, writer and photographer and has published work on Irelands birds in Europe, North America and Australia. He is also a team member of the popular 'Mooney show on RTE Radio 1 and has made numerous TV appearances. Eric has many years experience working with primary, secondary and third level students.
"The children were fascinated by Mr Dempsey and the birds he spoke about. He gave the most wonderfully interesting child/age appropriate talk. The children were fascinated throughout the whole presentation. I have never seen infants and first class sit enthralled for as long as they did - Amazing!!"
"Great presentation. Very knowledgeable."
"Eric's visit was thoroughly enjoyed by children and teachers alike."
"Excellent visit as usual. Children thoroughly enjoyed Eric's riveting presentations."
"This is an annual visit by Eric to the school which we all enjoy very much."
"This was a very enjoyable and educational presentation for pupils and teachers alike. The enthusiasm and passion of the presenter for his topic was very obvious and he engaged the pupils throughout the presentation."
"Eric was excellent. He had the children eating out of the palm of his hand. He was so interesting that we have booked for him to come again in May."
"The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the presentation and Eric engaged wonderfully with them to impart his in depth knowledge of bird life." - St.Colmcille's Senior NS, Dublin
- Caters for Special Needs
- Provides practical/ hands-on activities
- Provides field trips