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Welcome to our Teachers Resource page, where you will find everything from details on our Moving Crib, to teaching activities and colouring sheets for children.


About Moving Crib

ABOUT THE CRIB – Teacher Files

Click here to download some more information relating to our Moving Crib.

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Balloon Release – 15th December



oie_28104949dSKO4CkX STORIES & HISTORY

Find out more about St. Martin De Porres, St. Martin Apostolate, The Garden of Eden and also the history of The Moving Crib here in Dublin.

About St. Martin De Porres

About St. Martin Apostolate

The History of the Moving Crib

The Garden of Eden





Enter our competitions and WIN one of FIVE  Tables which will be won before Christmas… Download our entry forms for the Leaf Competition and “Where’s Marty?” competition. Bring them with you when visiting the Moving Crib.




Super dog



One ever popular attraction in the Moving Crib is the preserved and stuffed figure of Fred the hero dog. He has been with us for quite a number of years and the reason for his presence here in the Moving Crib is that we thought he deserved to be remembered because he was reputed to have saved three people from drowning in the River Liffey…




Download festive Childrens stories, explaining the history behind the roles each person featured in the Nativity.

  The History of the Angel visiting Mary

History of the Birth of Jesus

The End of the Christmas Story    




colouring timeCOLOURING TIME

Festive colouring images for children.





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  You can download a variety of activities to keep the kids entertained.





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You can Contact Us 
by calling (01) 874 5465 (ROI)
or +353 1 874 5465

Email –

Group Booking Form

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SkyBalloonsLight A Candle & Release a Balloon 

(Make sure to select the Balloon Prayer Category) 
Submit your Balloon Prayer online and we will include your intention to be set free on 15th December at The Moving Crib, Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

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candleCompetitions Page
Enter our competitions and win one of five Samsung Galaxy Tables which will be won before Christmas.

  • Colour A Leaf – enter this competition and not only will you be in with the chance to win a prize, you may also have your own LEAF kept forever in our Garden Of Eden.
  • Where’s Marty – our little Characters, Marty & Martina are hiding throughout the Moving Crib. Try to find them all and everybody who does, will win a prize. Marty_and_Martina
  • Balloon Prayers – bring your prayers with you to The Moving Crib and we will dedicate a Balloon to your Prayer. All the Prayers will be then released on 15th December (with bio-degradable balloons) at the Moving Crib to take your intentions closer to God.

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Submit Your Prayer Intentions
Submit Your Prayer Intentions at any time. We moderate these prayers and approve each intention personally. This may take a day or two so please bear with us.

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candleTeacher’s Resources
We are constantly updating our Resources Page, so make sure to drop back regularly to get the best from these sections. All suggestions and contributions are welcome.

  • Puzzles
  • Wordsearch
  • Quizzes