Kids Blog

Dowtcha Puppets present Punch and Judy Show 17 and 18 June

FREE WITH ADMISSION! Dowtcha Puppets production of Punch and Judy is coming to the Marquee by the lake in Fota Wildlife Park for one weekend only 17th & 18th of June- there are three shows a day (12 noon, 14.00 and 15.30) and these shows are free with admission. Renouned puppet company Dowtcha have created a beautiful styled puppet booth and feature the classic puppet characters of Punch and Judy. Of course all our visitors are more…

Announcing Fota Wildlife Park Summer Camps 2017

It’s not too early to plan for the summer, Fota Wildlife Park's week-long Summer Camps are now open for bookings and promise to provide a unique and unforgettable time for children aged between 5 – 12 years old. Each week-long camp offers safari trails, “animal” sports and movement, arts and crafts and an environmental fun-day which is sponsored by Cork County Council. The camps run from the 24th – 28th July and the 31st July - 4th…

Easter Camps at Fota Wildlife Park 2017

***NOW FULLY BOOKED***DETAILS OF SUMMER CAMPS TO FOLLOW Looking for something for the kids to do over the Easter break? Get them out in the fresh air and down to Fota Wildlife Park which is open daily from 10am this Easter break, with kids activities taking place in the our Entertainment Marquee daily. Fota Wildlife Park's Annual Easter Camp returns on Wednesday 19th, Thursday 20th and Friday 21st of April. The camps run from 11am - 4pm…

Halloween Events at Fota 2016

  Throughout the mid-term, October 29th - November 6th our activities team will be in the small marquee daily. We will have Arts & Crafts from 11 - 2pm and Face Painting from 3 - 5pm every day, except for Monday 31st, for the school break in the Wildlife Park. On Monday 31st the activities team will be face painting 11-5pm to help all the little vampiries, ghouls and werewolves are ready for their trick or treating!!…

Fota Summer Camp 2015

Kids, are you interested in nature? Have you ever wondered why a giraffe sleeps standing up or why the cheetah is the fastest land animal? Come to Fota Wildlife Park's Summer Camps and have all of your questions answered!! ... Fota Wildlife Park's Summer Camps promise to provide a unique and unforgettable time for all! Camps are taking place over a two week period during the months of July and August. Fota Wildlife Park's education…

Win a place on our Halloween Kids Camp

Fota Wildlife Park's Annual Halloween Kids Camp takes place on Wed 29th, Thurs 30th & Fri 31st October. The camps are on from 11am - 4pm daily with spooky arts & crafts throughout the week aswell as the opportunity to meet our animals and explore our woodlands.The camps are priced at €68 for the 3 days or €25 for a single day. We are giving you a chance to win 2 places on the camp all you have to do is answer a few questions…

Tie Card Craft

For Father's day in the Activities Marquee we made card ties, you don't have to wait for next year's Father's day if you missed out though, they are perfect for dads or brothers.  If you missed it and would like to make it at home you'll need some card (empty cereal box will do perfectly) some wool or elastic  a hole punch glue crayons scissors   First draw and cut out a tie shape out of a…

Jelly Fish Craft

Last weekend in the Activities Marquee our Jellyfish craft proved very popular with our young visitors to the park. They are super easy to make and the younger children love watching them fly around in the breeze. If you missed it and would like to make it at home you'll need   some card (empty cereal box will do perfectly)  tissue paper  some string or wool  a hole punch  glue…

Easter Weekend

On Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday Fota Wildlife Park will be hosting an array of fun events including - Trail with prizes - Drumming workshops (Sat - Mon) - Kids arts and crafts daily 11am-2pm - Kids face painting daily 3-5pm Debbie Thomas will also launch her new children's book Jungle Tangle on in the Education Complex.There will be a 'Chocolate Shrunken Head Hunt' with some prizes for the lucky winners Jungle Tangle…

Summer Activities 2012

Our daily Activities Schedule for Summer 2012 starting June 4th! Be sure to check out our Activities Tent any time you're passing by during the Summer weeks...