Workshops for Primary

Workshops are 1 hour long and materials are supplied, available from September to April.


 

A fun way to explore the Museum and Folklife collections; remember to check that the tour is suitable for your class.

All tours and activities are subject to availability.

Please contact the Bookings Office for more information.

 

Fighting Words Mayo

Fighting Words Mayo

At the National Museum of Ireland

Wicked Weaving

Wicked Weaving

Learn how clothing was made in the past. From raw wool, to carding, spinning, dyeing and finally weaving the cloth. Try your hand at weaving and see what you can make!

Girls and Boys Come Out to Play!

Girls and Boys Come Out to Play!

Ever heard of Queenie I O, Snap the Bacon, Red Rover and 5 Slates? Play these games and more in this energetic, fun filled workshop. The Games Box can also be pre-booked as a self-guided activity.

Pots of Fun!

Pots of Fun!

Explore mugs, jugs, plates and platters from long ago. Find out what they were used for, how they were made and decorated. Design and decorate your own plate the old way using drawing, painting and sponging.

Mugs of Fun for Juniors

Mugs of Fun for Juniors

Juniors will get to explore mugs, jugs, plates and platters from long ago. Learn what they were used for and how they were decorated. Everyone will then decorate their own paper plate by drawing, painting and stamping.

Harvest Knots

Harvest Knots

Learn about the customs celebrated at Lunasa. Find out about the harvest home, the last sheaf and make your own harvest knots.

Games Box

Games Box

Let off some steam! you will find traditional games and instructions in our Games Box. You can pre-book or sign out from Reception (subject to availability).