24th & 25th April: The Crazy Life of Birds

What do a dinosaur and a chicken have in common? How do birds sleep when they're flying? What size is the world's smallest bird egg? Explore these and lots of other birdy facts and fun at this workshop led by Mick Hogan, Marine and Countryside Guide.

The crazy life of birds was so, so interesting, the boys were enthralled with all the interesting facts and having items to examine kept their interest.

The session was very interactive, children were engaged and questions were welcomed. the children were allowed to use equipment to look at nests and birds, the overall trip was very well organized, the boys were engaged at all times.

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At a Glance

Dates:  24th & 25th April
Times:    Tuesday/ Wednesday: 10.00am-11.00am, 11.30am-12.30pm
Level: 1st to 6th Class
Group size: 15
Location: Activity Room, Museum Grounds
Duration: 1hr per session

Curriculum Links

SESE: Science

Learning Outcomes

  • Some fun facts about birds
  • Some handling objects including feathers, nests, eggs etc.
  • Looking at common birds in Ireland
  • Out into the Museum grounds with binoculars to look at nests and birds on the grounds 

Make A Booking Enquiry

Submit your online booking request here or contact the bookings office

Phone: 094 90 31751

Email: educationtph@museum.ie

Bookings Office Hours: 10am to 1pm, Tuesday to Friday.