Agri Kids Workshops

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 20 Apr 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Nenagh Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

Dundalk EDIC will host two workshops in conjunction with Agri Kids on Wednesday 20th April 2016.
These workshops are aimed at schoolchildren and are designed to give advice re farm safety.
The topics covered are

1. Book reading – The Tree Swing
2. Know your danger signs
a. What do the various safety signs mean
b. Where might you see them
3. Slurry danger
a. What is slurry
b. What is it used for
c. The safe way a farmer agitates slurry
4. Animal safety – spot prizes for volunteers
a. Interactive session using volunteers and dressing up as different animals
b. Children asked to recognise the meanings from different cues from animal behaviour
c. Focus on farm and domestic animals
5. Road safety (under 7’s) – spot prizes for volunteers
6. Tractor safety (over 7’s as per regulations) – spot prizes for volunteers
7. Book reading – The Big Brown Bull or The Red Tractor