children's books

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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Bouncing Away

2014-2015 What makes children happy? What are their coping strategies within their daily lives? And how should they be supported to develop as resilient individuals? In autumn 2014, Kids’ Own, in partnership with the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and the Psychology Service (PCCC) in Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan, began a collaborative book project with young people in County Sligo exploring children
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I Can Taste the Rain

2014-2015 What factors influence our decisions about the way we travel? What can we discover by choosing new ways of travelling from one place to another? How can we encourage children and families to explore the outdoors and think differently about their journeying experiences in their local area? These were just some of the questions we explored with children in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, as part of our ‘Smarter Tra
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