Journey through the Brain

a colouring book

Interested in bringing the complex anatomy of the brain to life with your students? If the answer is yes, this is the book for you.

Using evocative visual metaphors, doctor and illustrator Eoin Kelleher reveals how our brains work and the connections between our brains

and our emotions. Clear and simple explanations by Lorna Lopez accompany each image. Additional educational notes are provided. Learners are also encouraged to spend time colouring in the images. This mindfulness activity can promote a sense of calm and wellbeing.

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Resources

Click on images below for access to a PDF of the English language version, a link to purchase the Irish version and teaching notes

Journey through the Brain

English language version

Aistear Tríd an Inchinn

Irish language version

Educator Notes

to accompany the book

For more information and resources relating to the brain, why not check out what's available on our companion website, A Young Person's Guide to the Mind. If you're interested in exploring beyond the brain, you can check out Eoin Kelleher's book, Journey Through the Body, published by Mercier press by clicking here.

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Ideas for using Journey Through the Brain

FOR ACCESS TO MORE FREE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES ON THE BRAIN AND THE MIND, WHY NOT EXPLORE OUR SISTER WEBSITE, 'A YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO THE MIND' BELOW

Storage containers for art and craft

Use selected images to supplement your existing material on the anatomy of the brain. Encourage learners to reflect on the metaphors used in the images and to discuss how they think they relate to the anatomy or processes of specific areas of the brain.