VIRTUAL VISITSÓrla’s virtual workshop 'Drawing from Nature' explores and investigates hedgerows as habitats through visual art and outdoor learning.
IN-PERSON VISITSLucy Bell of Growing Wild provides sessions that work with children to create their own school garden, involving them in the design, set up and creation. Lucy also runs child led Forest School programmes in schools and woodland settings involving ropes, tools, nature craft, and games to name a few
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 VISITSGet hands-on with history and explore archaeology! Frankie’s workshops bring the past to life – investigating the lives of ‘Children in the Past’ through artefact handling, living history and ancient craft activities. Frankie specialises in child-centered, inclusive learning and her workshops support the key strands of the SESE Curriculum from Early Peoples (Stone Age) through to Viking, Norman and Medieval units, as well as the STEM Curriculum.
IN-PERSON VISITSAs a tour guide and genealogist Trudy helps the children put together their family and community story, in particular looking at life in post war Ireland when most of their grandparents and great grandparents were their age.
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 VISITSThrough interactive storytelling and a selection of hands-on activities Annette Corkery (one half of Creative Ardagh) can bring a range of topics to life. Learning from our mythology, local history and natural heritage the Scéalta Beo (Living Stories) sessions put an emphasis on restoring the balance: building a sense of place, connection to the outdoors and protecting our biodiversity for future generations.
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.
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 VISITSThrough interactive storytelling and a selection of hands-on activities Ann Gerety Smyth (one half of Creative Ardagh) can bring a range of topics to life. Learning from our mythology, local history and natural heritage the Scéalta Beo (Living Stories) sessions put an emphasis on restoring the balance: building a sense of place, connection to the outdoors and protecting our biodiversity for future generations.
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.
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.