Article Category - "Children’s Services"

Kids Halloween Camp Ages 4-10

Kids Halloween Camp Ages 4-10

The elbowroom has some fun and spooktacular stuff happening on over the mid term break. Join us for 4 days of games, music, movement, art classes and Zen time.

Katarina and her friends will be here to help us find our inner monsters, witches and ghosts with games, music and movement. Dee will be here to supervise our art classes to help us with all we need to make our house the scariest on the street with gruesome, grimey bunting, terrifying trick or treat baskets and more!… Read more

Posted on October 10, 2016

D7 ET after school activities

D7 ET after school activities

Our popular after school activities are back after the summer break. Classes are in two sessions for Junior & Senior Infants and for 1st to 6th classes.

Kids will be collect in the school and brought to The elbowroom to be collected after the class.

We have Karate on Mondays and Wednesdays with Paul Coleman and Yoga on Thursdays with Katarina.

The classes are set to run in conjunction with the school calendar and cost €70 for 10 weeks.… Read more

Posted on September 16, 2016

Girls United (9-11 yrs) – A word from our facilitator – Hazel Larkin

Girls United (9-11 yrs) – A word from our facilitator – Hazel Larkin

In a world where girls are bombarded with messages about how they should look, what they should wear, how they should act around boys, how they should act around other girls, what they should be prepared to do to fit in…their own authentic voices are often stifled before they have had a chance to be heard.

Recognising that this is a critical time for young women, a group of qualified women (what Enda might call ‘suitable women’!) developed a course for girls to help them navigate the choppy waters that are puberty and adolescence.Read more

Posted on August 31, 2016

Boys United : Steps Toward Manhood 11-13 yr olds

Boys United : Steps Toward Manhood 11-13 yr olds

 

Life can be hard at any age but hitting the teenage years can be some the hardest times of a boys life. They have so much to cope with from hormonal and body changes, pressure from school/parents, sexual development and changing friendship circles. Both boys and girls growing up these days have many common issues including self esteem and body image, stress, anxiety, bullying, peer pressure, cyber addiction and depression, to name just a few.… Read more

Posted on August 30, 2016

3 happiness helping, confidence creating and beauty boosting tips for your daughter

3 happiness helping, confidence creating and beauty boosting tips for your daughter

How much a young girl will value, like and feel good about herself will play a crucial role in her future development, happiness and confidence.

To help your young daughter strengthen her relationship with herself, as part of the upcoming Girls United course, I have created a series of workshops that will help her navigate her way through the murky waters that is self-esteem, body image and self-acceptance.

 Here are 3 happiness helping, confidence creating and beauty boosting tips that you can read and implement right now to help your daughter embark on her journey into awesomeness.Read more

Posted on August 17, 2016

Growing up in a Digital Age

Growing up in a Digital Age

Growing up in a digital age, it’s hard to avoid getting caught up in the need to constantly be connected to society. With all the various forms of social media that exist today such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, we are constantly exposed to a slew of advertisements and posts from our friends and family that keep us updated on their lives through these different platforms.This is a great way to keep in touch with people, stay updated on what’s going on in the world and keep yourself in the loop with what’s “in”.… Read more

Posted on August 10, 2016