VIRTUAL VISITSÓrla’s virtual workshop 'Drawing from Nature' explores and investigates hedgerows as habitats through visual art and outdoor learning.
IN-PERSON VISITSMichael’s workshops bring the world of Irish wildlife, birds, woodlands, bogs, sea-life and mini-beasts directly into the classroom for the children. He can custom design the activities to suit the needs of each class but his workshops usually include engaging and illustrated talks, school ground field-studies and fun worksheets and games.
IN-PERSON VISITSEamonn's visits will explore local history and geography in Co. Longford . Children will visit locations in county Longford close to their home and throughout the county.
VIRTUAL VISITSMysterious Monuments lets explore your locality and discover what ancient monuments are to be found, what stories can they tell us about life long ago! Who? What? When?
IN-PERSON VISITSTara provides interactive workshops which examine the flora and fauna of local habitats and promote knowledge, enjoyment and appreciation of the natural environment. The visit can be tailored to the needs of the school as well as the habitats that are surrounding the school.
IN-PERSON VISITSExplore the Burren and learn about how to investigate place through fun activities and games on our Burren Wild Child field trips.
IN-PERSON VISITSAs an Irish Times Best Selling author of historical fiction for children Caroline Busher has a passion for bringing Irish Heritage to life.
IN-PERSON VISITSSonia’s workshops will focus on the natural world and our heritage crafts and the connection between them. All workshops will involve hands-on and creative activities.
IN-PERSON VISITSWorkshops are both interactive and hands-on practical; facilitating imagination and curiosity with a strong emphasis on play, shared learning and group activities. Field trips & cuairteanna as Gaeilge.
IN-PERSON VISITSTed has over 30 years delivering primary school workshops on all to do with the plants and trees of Ireland.
IN-PERSON VISITSMartin's workshops explore local and family history in a way which engages students, family and community in finding more about the stories, events and people who shaped their area and themselves.
IN-PERSON VISITSSuper Furry Animals is an interactive workshop where children explore the special characteristics of the wild mammal species found in Ireland.
VIRTUAL VISITS'A moth’s eye view of hedgerow habitats': the flora, fauna and folklore of hedges and verges. Discover the heritage status of a local hedgerow, get to know the resident insects, and invent and draw a whole new species with this Creative Entomologist!
IN-PERSON VISITSBernie introduces students to archaeological and built heritage sites through presentations, site visits and hands on reconstructions and recording.
VIRTUAL VISITSBringing Irelands fascinating peatlands to you virtually whilst also discovering the unique flora and fauna found on these open, wet and boggy habitats.
IN-PERSON VISITSExploring the wild and wet bogs of Ireland from peatland formation to the unique animals, plants and bog archaeology.
IN-PERSON VISITSPaul will introduce children to locally sourced natural materials. Using them to weave, build and make their own, individual or group art and craft projects, focusing on location and its biodiversity.
IN-PERSON VISITSA fun filled experience designed to inspire a connection to our ancient heritage while also deepening the understanding of biodiversity. Elaine keeps the children moving while they learn with activities such as rain dances, spiral dances, making clay seed bombs & time travel in a 3d Ogham stone circle form part of her fun filled creative workshops.
IN-PERSON VISITSEnergetic, interactive biodiversity workshops & fieldtrips that are guaranteed to engage students of all ages; be it in your local area or in Killarney National Park. Let your students experience the excitement of examining the live bugs under the microscope, pond dipping or exploring local habitats. Get up close and personal with Irish mammals such as the fox, pine marten, hare & even bats by inviting Shonagh to visit your school with her taxidermy collection.
VIRTUAL VISITSÚna offers two options: 1) Seed Stories: Exploring autumn trees and seed dispersal 2) Rocks Around Us: Introduction to rocks, minerals and fossils.
IN-PERSON VISITSUna’s outdoor visits cover a range of biodiversity and geography topics including trees, minibeasts, rocks and maps
IN-PERSON VISITSNature and history field trips to Emo Court (https://emocourt.ie/) in Co. Laois. Also available are in-school pollinator workshops.
IN-PERSON VISITSCiara's passion is to develop our connection to nature. The Forest School ethos that underpins her work is that of child-led play and personal development so learning happens holistically for each child. Activities offered include games, bug safari, nature crafts, using tools like saws and drills and some wild edible foraging, all in the school grounds.
IN-PERSON VISITSGeoff's visits include the following strands: biodiversity, art, maths, geography, English, Irish, music. His lessons begin with engagement, prediction, exploration and show the results.
IN-PERSON VISITSPatrick's nature visits cover everything from school Gardening to exploring the trees, wildflowers, birdlife and insects found locally. He helps children and teachers explore the biodiversity on their doorstep.
IN-PERSON VISITSFrom whales to snails and everything in between, Calvin’s visits on Irish wildlife and biodiversity tap into and encourage the innate curiosity all young children have for the world around them.