Fun educational Workshops immerse children in the natural world.
Move the classroom outside. Maybe take a tour of the beautiful stately house beforehand. See our
Lords Ladies and Minibeasts
Let your students become woodland nature detectives and discover the wonder and freedom that can only be found in the great outdoors. Our primary school workshops are part-funded by the Heritage Council under
their Heritage in Schools scheme, making the workshops amazing value for money.
Why it matters
In a generation the frequency, duration and quality of an Irish child’s outdoor life has decreased dramatically. Studies have shown how time spent in the natural world can help physical and emotional fitness; stimulate intelligence and creativity.
To find out more, take a look at Children and the Outdoors by the Heritage Council.
Take a look at the workshops!
Wonderful teaching and learning resources based on Emo Court have been developed by Laois Education Centre . These resources are designed to offer suggestions for work in English, History, Art and much much more.
Why should you book a Nature and Science Workshop with us?
The workshops are fun. They are intended to inspire children's curiosity and sense of wonder in nature
Workshop content link directly to the science, geopgraphy and PE curricula. Unless you also tour the house, in which case the history and art curricula are also referenced.
Children are taken out of the classroom to interact and be immersed in learning