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Púca Puppets present: Small Wonders' Playdate for children with Autism

DateFriday October 14th
Time10:00 am
VenueThe Civic Studio Theatre
AdmissionFree - Booking essential

Maximum 6 children (at least 1 adult per 2 children). Duration 30mins.

A multisensory interactive playful experience for children with autism and those who care for them. George and Niamh invite the children and their carers to use music and puppets to explore our world of nature, growth and environment. Playing together we celebrate the natural world’s benefits for health and wellbeing. 

A social story is available in advance to the experience. 

After the show links to recordings of the songs invite further extending of the experience into play at home or in school.

Small Wonders was created by: Director: Sarah Fitzgibbon; producer, performer, puppet maker: Niamh Lawlor; composer, performer: George Higgs; set, prop and costume design: Orla Kelly; photography Mark Granier. We thank the families and workers who collaborated in the development of Small Wonders. Small Wonders was supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, dlr CYSPC and funded by Creative Ireland for Cruinniú na nÓg 2022. Adaptation of the piece for children with special needs is thanks to the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media’s Live Performance Programming Scheme and Healthy Ireland.