Femme, tissage

CP - CE2

From cocoon to silk thread

Duration: 1 hour

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Location: Museum of Weaving and Silk

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Goals :

- Understand what silk is and where it comes from

- Observe living silkworms and understand their cycle

- Find out how the silk thread is obtained and what it is used for

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Contents:

- Touch the silk (fabrics and threads)

- Listen to the legend of Chinese princess Xi-Ling-Shi

- Observation of living silkworms and explanation of their life cycle (memory activity)

- Demonstrations of unwinding silkworm cocoons

- Silk weaving demonstrations on real looms

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Half-day rate: € 4 per child (+ € 1 painting on fabric)

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Wool in all its forms!

Duration: day (4h)

Location: Kalmia Farm and Weaving and Silk Museum

Monday and Wednesday only (every day during school holidays)

Goals :

- Discover the breeding of another woolly animal: the alpaca

- Understand the treatment of wool before its use

- Understand how and why wool is used

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Contents:

- Visit of the farm

- Demonstrations and introduction to carding and wool spinning

- Discovery of other threads produced by animals

- Weaving workshop on small table looms

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Price: 9 € per child

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In the skin of a weaver

Duration: 1 hour

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Location: Museum of Weaving and Silk

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Goals :

- Learn the basics and the principle of weaving

- Determine the different elements of the loom

- Understand the evolution of weaving techniques

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Contents:

- Explanation of the basics of weaving on a small loom

- Memory activity: correctly place the elements of the profession

- Observation of the looms in operation

- Activity: find out what types of fabrics are made by the museum trades

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+ option painting on fabric or weaving on small looms.

Half-day rate: € 4 per child (+ € 1 painting on fabric)