Meet the Minibeast: A Hands-on Workshop at Rhug Estate!

Calling all curious explorers! Join us for a fun-filled workshop where you’ll meet a selection of friendly creepy crawlies and learn all about them. This is a perfect activity for children of all ages (accompanied by an adult) who are fascinated by the minibeast world.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Meet the Creepy Crawlies: Get up close and personal with a variety of amazing minibeasts, from industrious ants to spiky millipedes. Our experts will introduce you to their unique features and the important role they play in our ecosystem.
  • Become a Bug Hotel Builder: Unleash your creativity and design your very own Bug Hotel to take home! This special haven will provide shelter for minibeasts in your garden, allowing you to observe them up close.
  • Part of a Fun Series: This workshop is part of a program offered in collaboration with Animal Encounters Wales, where children can meet different animals, learn exciting facts, and create something special to take home.

Why Choose This Workshop?

  • Discover the fascinating world of minibeasts through interactive learning and hands-on activities.
  • Develop a respect and appreciation for these essential creatures, overcoming any fear you might have.
  • Create a lasting memory with your child while enjoying a unique educational experience at Rhug Estate.

Workshop Details:

  • Suitable for children of all ages (must be accompanied by an adult).
  • Two workshops will be held throughout the day: 1:00pm – 2:30pm and 3:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Limited spaces available (max. 12 tickets each for the initial release).
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About Animal Encounters Wales

Our partner, Animal Encounters Wales, is dedicated to providing educational sessions for all ages and abilities. Their aim is to foster a love for animals through interactive learning experiences, whether it’s a story time session, therapeutic encounter, or hands-on workshop. Owner Jo, with over 23 years of experience working with young people, designs engaging programs that cater to diverse learning needs. Animal Encounters Wales prioritises animal welfare and aims to educate participants about animal care and conservation.

Join us and embark on a fascinating adventure into the world of creepy crawlies!