Primary

Nature Adventures

(Infants to 6th Class)
Bring the seasons to life with school workshops all year round for every age group at Brigit’s Garden. Workshops follow the seasons to include Spring, Summer and Autumn workshops. All programmes involve highly engaging and interactive discovery-based learning related to SESE curriculum. You may avail of this workshop through Irish. Tá an clár seo le fáil trí Gaeilge freisin.

    • Access to a wide range of natural habitats and the Celtic Gardens
    • Experienced and engaging facilitators
    • Indoor facilities for student lunches, with complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits for teachers
    • Flexible start times to suit the school

Programmes are all-weather, with a range of indoor facilities and covered areas for wet weather. However, participants are advised to dress appropriately for the changeable Irish weather.

Seasonal Workshops

Spring Adventures

• Seed sowing and plant lifecycles in the polytunnel
• Saint Brigit stories and traditions in the Celtic Gardens
• Signs of spring activities in the woodland.

Summer Adventures

• Pond-dipping and mini-beast investigations at the lochán
• Habitat activities and explorations in the woodlands
• Sensory games and musical parade in the Celtic Gardens.

Autumn Adventures

• Autumn scavenger in the woodland
• Making nature arts and crafts
• Samhain parade in the Celtic Gardens.

3hr workshop: €11.00 per student

Nature's Power: Energy in Action

3rd to 6th Class

  • Investigate solar, hydro and wind technologies on site.
  • Experiment and generate your own energy!
  • Explore energy concepts: Food chains, insulation and conduction
  • Care for the Environment: Reduce your energy use!

Programmes are all-weather, with a range of indoor facilities and covered areas for wet weather. However, participants are advised to dress appropriately for the changeable Irish weather.

3hr workshop: €11.00 per student
SEAI Workshops for Primary Schools. Meet Guzzler.

SEAI Workshops for Primary Scools

Take part in one of our free student workshops and explore the topic of energy and sustainability in a fun and engaging way. One of our experienced facilitators will visit your school and deliver the workshop.

Kindly sponsored by Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI).

Junior Workshop
  • This workshop is suitable for Senior Infants and 1st Class.
  • Guzzler the puppet can visit your school to help the children learn about energy.
  • Through a series of games and activities they learn where our energy comes from, why and how we save energy.
Senior Workshop
  • The senior primary workshop is aimed at pupils from 3rd to 6th class.
  • The workshop is very interactive and involves classroom games, online quizzes and experiments.
  • The workshop covers several strands of the science curriculum such as energy and forces and environmental awareness and care.

The guides and facilities were outstanding.

We had a brilliant day out. The visit was really interesting and educational and the children really enjoyed it. The guides and the facilities are outstanding.

Tullykyne N.S.

Feb 28, 2023

Fantastic workshop

Fantastic workshop for all ages – very informative. It was so engaging for children, it maintained their interest and attention.

St. Annins, Roscahill. Nov 2022

Feb 28, 2023

Hand-on activities and games

There were hands-on activities and games and discussions. The facilitator was fun, patient and excellent with the children.

Cloughanover N.S., Nov 22

Feb 28, 2023

Great to be immersed in nature!

Amazing, fun-filled, exciting day in the outdoors – great to be immersed in nature.

Lisheenkyle N.S., Nov 2022

Feb 28, 2023

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