- Science, Geography
- Curriculum Strands:
- Natural environments (Geography), Living things (Science), Materials (Science), Energy and forces (Science)
- Counties catered for:
- Cavan, Leitrim, Longford, Monaghan
- Classes catered for:
- All Classes
Heather is a lifelong birdwatcher and wildlife enthusiast. She brings a variety of living things in to the classroom for the children to explore first hand - unusual plants, flowers, leaves, berries and bugs. In the outdoors, the children have the opportunity to use pond-dipping equipment, moth traps, pitfall traps, insect-catching equipment, binoculars, and spotting scopes (all provided).
Heather also uses a range of materials in the classroom, including slides, bird-song tapes, games and wildlife pictures. Heather has a degree in Zoology and also has many years' experience working in the area of horticulture.
"Overall excellent day!"
"A great experience for children, opened their eyes to the incredible biodiversity in their immediate surroundings."
"Heather was a very knowledgeable expert about our native animals and habitats. Heather supplied fantastic equipment and children were engaged from the beginning."
"Heather is an excellent advocate for promoting biodiversity in the community. She excels in all these areas and we would highly recommend her. The children and staff had a wonderful day."
"Heather was fantastic. She was very informative on so many subjects such as biodiversity, wildlife and birds. She engaged and interacted with the children and they all have a brilliant day." - Scoil Bhríde, Cavan
"Heather's presentation was very informative, interactive and enjoyed by pupils and staff in our school." - Scoil Bhríde, Cavan
- Caters for Special Needs
- Provides practical/ hands-on activities
- Provides field trips
- Phone (Home):
- 049 433 4416
- 087 669 9681