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Activities, Crafts, Festivals & Feasts

Crafts & activities for people with special needs in Camphill Community Mountshannon change all of the time, depending on the season and what materials and resources we have available to us at that particular moment.

Cockerel Easter Egg holders Camphill

Cock-a-Doodle Easter Eggs

Easter Bunny Card Camphill

Happy Easter from Camphill

Easter Chocolate Chick  Camphill

Chocolate Chick

Decorated eggs at Easter Camphill

Easter Egg Dudes

Green St Patrick's Table display Camphill

Our St Patrick's Day Table

St Patrick's Day Camphill Swirl Design

St Patrick's Swirl

Camphill St Parick's Designed Cookies

St Patrick's Cookies

Camphill St Patrick's felted female figure in green

A St Patrick's Day Maiden

Heart and bell shaped biscuits cookies made in Camphill long will these last for?

Camphill resident weaving a striped rug on the loom

Weaving needs a lot of concentration

Pile of split logs stored in the wood shed for Camphill Community

Splitting logs is hard work!

Beautifully decorated Christmas Tree in Camphill Community

Our beautiful Christmas Tree

Black and white cat sat on the windowsill, Camphill Community

One of our Camphill Cat Residents

Christmas Cards made by special needs residents, Camphill Community

Christmas Cards ready for dispatch

Felted nativity figures made by residents, volunteers and co-workers, Camphill Community

Nativity Scene made from felted wool

Gingerbread house made by residents, volunteers and co-workers of Camphill Community

Making our gingerbread houses

 Two loaves of freshly baked white bread made by special needs residents of Camphill

We need more bread!

Jar of homemade biscuits cookies with Happy Xmas label made in Camphill

Happy Christmas from Camphill Community Mountshannon

Two bicycles covered in snow in Camphill Ireland

Snow in Mountshannon

Spring table decorations with snowdrops and candle in Camphill Ireland

Spring is on it's way in Mountshannon

Vase of daffodils sitting on hand-woven table mat made in Camphill Ireland

First Daffodils

Chickens roosting in Camphill Community Ireland

C,mon ladies, we are waiting for fresh eggs!

Setting the scene

Easter table decorations of painted eggs and daffodils in Camphill Ireland

Easter table

Freshly made hot cross buns at Easter time in Camphill Ireland

Hot cross buns didn't last long...

Hand painted eggs in egg box and on sticks in a glass jar made by special needs residents of Camphill Ireland

Painting Easter Eggs

yellow log splitting machine in action in Camphill Ireland

The log-splitting machine in full swing

A view from the Dolmens, walking with Camphill Community in Mountshannon

View from the Dolmens in Mountshannon

Young man with special needs weaving a colourful striped matstriped

Beautiful colours

Decorated egg boxes to hold hand painted Easter Eggs Camphill Ireland

Painting is fun

Picnic table with chickens sitting on top Camphill Ireland

Waiting for picnic

Red child's doll house with two pet cats playing inside Camphill Ireland

Cats like to play too!

Cockeral sitting up high on the fence in Camphill Ireland

Where are my ladies?

curragh and coracle on lough derg Ireland Camphill Community

Lough Derg

Outside clay pizza oven partly built Camphill Community Ireland

Pizza oven project

Freshly baked bread rolls in outdoor clay pizza oven Camphill Community Ireland

Baking bread in the pizza oven

Woodland scene with hand made figures and red and white toadstool Camphill Ireland

Family scene

Special needs residents volunteers and co-workers on boat trip Lough Derg Camphill Ireland

Trip on Lough Derg

Tower building on Holy Island Lough Derg Ireland Camphill trip

Trip to Holy Island, Lough Derg

Bluebells in the woods Camphill trip

A walk in Mountshannon Woods

Fire lit in clay built outside pizza oven under shelter Camphill Ireland

Pizza Time!

Pink lilac golden sunset view from Camphill Mountshannon Ireland

Sunset in Mountshannon

Freshly picked strawberries in a bowl and freshly collected eggs in a basket Camphill Ireland

From our garden!

Light brown horse and dark brown horse eating grass in field Camphill Ireland

Looking after Horses

peach coloured roses and other summer flowers  Camphill Ireland

From the garden!

Black and white dog sitting Camphill Ireland

Our loyal friend!

Table display of sword candle flowers Camphill Ireland

The sword table

Freshly picked flowers from the garden in Vase Camphill Ireland

More from the garden!

Inside the basket weaving room with half woven basket using willow Camphill Ireland

Basket weaving

Willow hand woven basket display with vegetables from the garden Camphill Community

Look at all the baskets we made!

Perfect blue sky over lake view from Mountshannon harbour Ireland

View from Mountshannon Harbour

Weaving a pink striped rug on loom by special needs resident Camphill Ireland

Another lovely design

Multi coloured mosaic tiles behind wood stove Camphill Mountshannon Ireland

Our Mosaic Project

Long and short pile hand woven striped rugs Camphill Mountshannon Ireland

More weaving

Hand woven rugs and bags for sale Ireland

We're running out of space!

hand woven rugs and bags for sale made by people with special needs Ireland

Selling at the Market

candlelit night time scene on table top Camphill Ireland

Nightime Scene

Volunteers and special needs adults dwarfed by huge tree Camphill

Brrr its getting cold again

Decorated table ready for dinner with red flowers

Making the table look beautiful with candles, glasses and flowers from the garden

Three gingerbread houses decorated with sweets Camphill Ireland

Gingerbread houses