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Kilkenny Education Centre

100 Year History Project

2014 – 2016 Kids’ Own, in conjunction with the Kilkenny Education Centre and the Belfast Education and Library Board, is leading the ‘100 Year History Project’ for 12 primary schools North and South of Ireland. The project is funded by The Department of Foreign Affairs Reconciliation Fund. The ‘100 Year History Project’ provides an opportunity for children north and south and from all backgrounds to engage with
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Starting School

2014-2015 What’s it like in big school?  In 2014, Kids’ Own partnered with Kilkenny County Childcare Committee and Kilkenny Education Centre on Starting School, a book project supporting young children in the transition to primary school. Artist Orla Kenny and writer Mary Branley collaborated with junior infants in four schools in County Kilkenny. The children had the opportunity to creatively explore their exp
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Too Cold for Sharks

2014-2015 A book project and national ocean and coastal safety initiative led by the Health & Safety Authority, and delivered by Kids’ Own in partnership with the HSA, Kilkenny Education Centre and the Association of Teachers’ Education Centres in Ireland (ATECI). Children from primary schools throughout Ireland took part in an ‘On the Ocean’ competition organised by the HSA, submitting artwork, short stories and
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Only a giant can lift a bull

June – Nov 2013 A book project and national farm safety initiative led by the Health & Safety Authority, and delivered by Kids’ Own in partnership with the HSA and Kilkenny Education Centre. Working with 86 children from all around the country, Kids’ Own artists Sharon Kelly and Orla Kenny and writer Jo Holmwood, toured to six education centres across the country, where the workshops with the competition winners
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