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Crazy Critters CLUB WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN

MUSIC, MOVEMENT, PUPPETRy AND MAGIC WORKSHOPS. GREAT FUN FOR CHILDREN AGES 2.5 TO 6 yEARS OLD. CALL: 086 382 7155 EMAIL: CRAzyCRITTERSCLUbDUbLIN@GMAIL.COM FACEbOOK: FACEbOOK.COM/CRAzyCRITTERSCLUbDUbLIN


CRAzy CRITTERS OFFERS CREATIVE WORKSHOPS IN A SAFE, FUN & HAPPy ENVIRONMENT THAT EMbRACES ALL CHILDREN. SESSIONS INCLUDE: COMEDy Comedy is King. The context of everything in Crazy Critters is comedy. We aim to make everything fun and funny! Your child is funny anyway. Let Crazy Critters bring that comedy out with our array of fun activities.

MUSIC Very Sing-a-long-able tunes. Funny lyrics, great craic, silliness and songs! An introduction to a wide variety of music. From traditional to rock to punk for kids. Get into the rhythm with music dance and fun!

MOVEMENT and GAMES Move up! Move down! Move all around. Develop confidence and motor skills through movement and games. Learn how amazing your body is. Inclusivity, camaraderie, team-building and friendship through play. Games include parachute, juggling scarves, bean bags, obstacle course tunnels and a host of fun challenges designed to create excitement, develop concentration, co-ordination and a restful night to follow for all!

PUPPETRy Story-telling through puppets. Comedy through puppetry! Allow creativity to grow with puppet sketches both for and by the kids with hand and finger puppets.

MAGIC Capture awe and wonder with children’s magic tricks. An early introduction to the world of illusion.

STORy TELLING Traditional story time infused with a matrix of dressing-up tools for maximum participation and self-expression. Includes face masks, noses, glasses, funny teeth and hats!


WHEN AND WHERE ARE CLASSES HELD?

Session 1

Saturday April 5* Saturday April 12 Saturday April 19 Saturday April 26

Classes commence on Saturday April 5 2014. See the calendar opposite for this year’s timetable.

Session 2

Saturday May 3* Sunday May 11 Saturday May 17 Sunday May 25

Session 3

SESSIONS

Saturday May 31* Saturday June 7 Saturday June 14 Saturday June 21

Session 4

Cubs 2.5yrs to 4yrs is 3pm to 4pm

Saturday June 28* Saturday June 5 Saturday June 12 Saturday July 19

Session 5

Saturday July 26* Saturday August 2 Saturday August 9 Saturday Aug 16

Session 6

Saturday Sept 6* Saturday Sept 13 Saturday Sept 20 Saturday Sept 27

Session 7

Saturday Oct 4* Saturday Oct 11 Saturday Oct 18 Saturday Oct 25

Session 8

Saturday Nov 1 Saturday Nov 8 Saturday Nov 15 Saturday Nov 22

Session 9

Saturday Nov 29* Saturday Nov 6 Saturday Nov 13 Saturday Dec 20

Workshops will be held at: St. Mary’s Parish Hall Deerpark Howth

Cougars 4yrs to 6yrs is 4pm to 5pm

HOW MUCH ARE CLASSES? 40 euros for 4 classes. Payment is due the first Saturday of each 4-week session*.

HOW TO BOOK Get in touch and we can take your details over the phone. Book now as sessions are expected to reach full capacity quickly! Call: 086 382 7155 Email: crazycrittersclubdublin@gmail.com FB: facebook.com/crazycrittersclubdublin

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ABOUT US Gary Cooke is a successful actor, comic, performer and writer with over thirty years experience in the entertainment industry. People may best know him for his mimicry and comedy sketches with Apres Match, but Gary has also worked as an actor the length and breadth of the country playing in all theatres and many successful productions. He has also updated his skills set with extensive drama work-shopping and is a graduate of the world-class Comdie del Arte group. His other skills include juggling, puppetry, voice artistry and play writing. He is also an accomplished guitar player and sings with local band The Guilty Party in Howth. Recently Gary has become active in the area of teaching and is currently teaching Life Skills – Presentation to transition-year students in Sutton Park School. His wife directs a Montessori-method child-minding and pre-school service and he has gained valuable insight and experience in entertaining children over the past four years. Gary and Lorraine are married and have two children Charlotte 9 and Maisy 6. He has a BA in Philosophy from Trinity College. Lorraine Prunty Cooke is a trained Montessori School teacher and has been working in child care for the last 24 years. She obtained her primary diploma from the London Montessori Centre in 1990. For over five years she worked as head Montessori teacher in Newtown Prep – one of London’s foremost primary schools in Battersea. After returning from the UK in 2000 she took up a position with the Daughters of Charity Order working as the Montessori teacher in early intervention. In 2009 Lorraine founded ‘Maisy’s Place’ childcare facility and operates from her home on the Willie Nolan Road. Since then she has built up a successful business to the point of total capacity. She has also graduated from the Marino Vocational College with a FETAC level 6 in Childcare Management. Both founders are Garda vetted.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT LORRAINE AT T: 01 839 7409 M: 086 382 7155 OR EMAIL: CRAzyCRITTERSCLUbDUbLIN@GMAIL.COM Fb: FACEbOOK.COM/CRAzyCRITTERSCLUbDUbLIN


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