Dig it Kids Ltd is Cultural Tourism Ireland’s sister company. Established in 2011, Dig it Kids mission is to provide fun, hands-on learning for young archaeologists and historians, supporting the Irish curriculum. The company offers school programmes, afterschool programmes, camps during school holidays and special events.
Led by co-founders and directors Dr Stephen Mandal and Lisanne O’Loughlin, Dig it Kids offers curriculum-based after school activities in Archaeology (including simulated excavations) and local history for primary and secondary school aged children. We use a fun, interactive and hands-on methodology to make learning about archaeology and history fun.
The company also provides training workshops for school teachers and child care workers, giving advice and practical guidance on bringing archaeology and history to life in school.