When your child’s birthday party is approaching, it can be very difficult to know what to prepare. Keeping so many children entertained is no small feat.
The activities you’re thinking of aren’t usually what the adults at the party would consider “fun”. is.
Based in Moneygall, County Tipperary, it is run by a family who has seen firsthand how much fun children can get from meeting animals. They bring a selection of friendly creatures to meet everyone who are meticulously cared for.
Chicks, ducks, mini pigs, goats, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs and other animals will be the star of your party. You can also add Shetland ponies.
Each is set up in its own enclosure and everyone is given the chance to touch each animal, in some cases to hold each animal, but often everyone can laugh and participate. There are “party tricks.” -Five, from pigs to kisses.
The interactive elements are one of the reasons people love the experience so much. From toddlers to grandparents, everyone enjoys holding bunnies and brushing sheep.
The staff at Wooly Farm are also charming and incredibly knowledgeable. The experience lasts about an hour to an hour and a half and is good at getting everyone’s attention during this time.
Logically, the team needs a small outdoor space to set up all the animals and have space for everyone to enjoy them, but aside from that, it’s very versatile for people of all ages to enjoy. It’s an experience. The team will bring everything they need, including stools and benches for the little ones to sit on as they watch the animals, hand sanitizer, and towels to keep the kids’ laps clean.
All you have to do is prepare your camera to capture all the special moments.
And if you’re planning another kind of event, Wooly Farm isn’t just for birthday parties. They can visit nursing homes, daycares, schools, colleges, intellectual disability centers, summer camps, and family fundays at community and corporate events.
For more information, call Wooly Farm at 087 367 6787 or visit woolyfarm.ie.