• Danny Joyce

Tayto Park Announce Virtual School Tours - ‘Tayto Park Adventures’

‘Tayto Park Adventures’, a fun, engaging and first of its kind virtual school tour experience suitable for all school classes, bookings available now from www.taytopark.ie.

‘Tayto Park Adventures’ is a primary school programme linked to the SESE curriculum, prepared by the Tayto Park Discovery and Learning Team. Produced and presented by TheatreworX Productions, ‘Tayto Park Adventures’ promises to be an exciting and educational virtual video experience, with an all-access pass to the diverse animal collection at the Tayto Park Zoo and some of its most famous theme park attractions including, Europe’s largest inverted wooden rollercoaster, the Cù Chulainn Coaster!


As part of ‘Tayto Park Adventures’, school classes will have exclusive access to an exciting one-hour movie, ‘The Imperium Stone’. Filmed at the Tayto Park theme park, follow the adventures of Skipper and Skooter in an all singing, all dancing movie which will have students of all ages up on their feet! Filled with fun, adventure and magic, ‘The Imperium Stone’ will bring students on a hilarious whirlwind journey across Ireland’s only theme park and zoo as the Tayto Park heroes try to stop Dr. Rotator in his bid to take over the world!


‘Tayto Park Adventures’ will also include 16 educational short films for kids to enjoy and all from the comfort and safety of the school classroom. Meet the team and discover what it’s like to be a zookeeper and vet at Tayto Park, while learning all about the Tayto Park Zoo and its diverse animal collection. Highlighting the importance of the eco-system and animal conservation, get up close and personal with the animals from the Tayto Park Zoo including, tigers, leopards, birds of prey, squirrel monkeys, meerkats and discover each one’s habitats, diet, adaptations and personality traits!

Hold onto the desks as you learn all about Europe’s largest inverted wooden rollercoaster, the Cù Chuliann Coaster! Take the plunge and discover all about the makings of the Cù Chulainn Coaster including fun facts and how it works, before enjoying your very own Tayto Park Adventures P.E dance tutorial!



Competition

To celebrate the launch, Tayto Park is giving one lucky school the chance to win a ‘Tayto Park Adventures’ virtual school tour for each school class this June! To be in with a chance to win, Tayto Park want school classes across the country to put their creative hats on and send in a catchy poem on why their school deserve to win a Tayto Park virtual school tour adventure for the entire school to enjoy! Entries can be emailed to marketing@taytopark.ie and closing date for entries is Friday, 7th of May.


In addition, fun and educational printable packs are also available as part of the ‘Tayto Park Adventures’ virtual tour, including crosswords, colouring sheets, quizzes, information sheets and more!


Speaking on the announcement, Founder of Tayto Park, Raymond Coyle said,We are delighted to be able to offer our very first virtual school tour to teachers and kids across the country and all from the safety and comfort of their very own classrooms. School tours play a vital part of our opening season and to be able to offer a virtual package that is fun, engaging and educational will be a fantastic asset on what the park can offer in the future and will hopefully encourage families to come visit the park later this year when we can re-open safely”.


CEO of TheatreworX Productions, Claire Tighe said, TheatreworX are delighted to partner up with Tayto Park on its first virtual school tour offering. Creating our very own virtual panto last year in partnership with The Helix, which was a huge success with families up and down the country, we know the ins and outs on how to create a fun, engaging and educational virtual school tour suitable for primary school classes of all ages, showcasing all the amazing attractions and species Tayto Park has to offer all wrapped up in one exciting virtual school tour package!”.


TAYTO PARK ADVENTURES PACKAGE

Booking per classroom, minimum booking 15 students per class - €6 per student.


Package Includes;

• 60 minute Tayto Park Move ‘The Imperium Stone

• Plus 80 minutes of educational content

• 1 X short film on a day in the life of a zookeeper

• 60 mins of zoo films

• 2 X rollercoaster short films

• 1 X Dance Tutorial

• Exclusive content for teachers and students to supplement experience

• Differentiated activities and worksheets plus teacher resource pack.


Visit www.taytopark.ie for more details on ‘Tayto Park Adventures’ package.


Slán go fóill,

Danny