The aim is to punch out a large community picture - a children's village - with the children. The stencil technique makes it easier to duplicate trees, houses, etc.
A picture-word book - a book project for reciprocal familiarisation and for cultural exchange
Art connects beyond language and country borders. Art precisely suggests finding a joint language. We make use of this in our projects for DaZ (German as a second language) classes.
A short children’s musical
Through intense music and dance lessons, the pupils develop their own Peer Gynt version with many music, choir and dance elements. The stage set, as well as the costumes, are also created by the pupils. At the end of the course, a performance before parents and the school forms the highlight.
Abstract painting like G. O'Keeffe
The course offers children playful access to abstract painting. In particular, the works of US-American abstract painter Georgia O'Keeffe and her methods are presented.
An exhibition visit
In our exhibition, pupils are given interactive access to the world of natural sciences and have fun doing it in over 150 hands-on exhibits.
Artist and studio visit
The artist community KUNST.IST! offers artist and studio visits with image discussions. Alternatively, artists can also visit schools accompanied by a selection of their works.
Bionic animals and plants as idea sources
Copying is nothing to be ashamed of, it is a must: bionics is completely trendy because the best engineer is still nature itself. It has produced countless wonderful constructions.
Build bridges – without rivets or nails
Pupils learn how a complex bridge construction is created using the simplest media, here only with wooden slats and their own hands.
Choreo-Dance dance workshop
A unique dance workshop during which the children get to know and practice various dance styles.
Coding school workshop: Scratch – A hungry cat
At this workshop, the children take their first steps in the world of programming – as they would in play. This workshop aims to teach the children fundamental programming concepts and how to use them.
Cookery with children
Chopping, cooking, baking, roasting. Children learn all of this in our cookery courses. Delicious recipes are prepared, which we then eat together at a beautifully-set table.
Creative offers as desired
This offer makes it possible to work on the design of a creative project in the course of a morning, e.g. working with felt or talc.
Cut out and print your own wood or linocut – a relief-printing method
Transposing a picture into wood or linoleum takes enthusiasm, skill and endurance. There are many ways of cutting the transferred picture into the printing block. Will you choose a black-line or white-line cut, or combine the two?
Discuss and create artwork yourself
The artist community KUNST.IST! offers a combination of artist and studio visits (school visits) with image discussion as well as supporting the pupils to create an artwork of their own.
Diversity life @ school
In the framework of this further education, we deal with the subject of prejudices and discrimination more precisely, and ask ourselves how discrimination arises, what mechanisms come into play, and how teaching staff and educator personnel can eliminate this effectively and permanently.
Drypoint etching – a gravure process
Drypoint etching is where a cold needle is used to engrave an image idea into a (plastic or metal) plate.
Effects of electricity
The workshop offers a collection of exciting experiments and games, which help to demonstrate the uses and effects of electrical power (light, movement, heat, magnetism).
Energy in buildings
We follow the path of electricity from generation, to distribution to the end consumer, and recreate energy supply to an apartment on the basis of a model building.
The course “Experience music!” brings together elementary music education and an opportunity to discover various musical instruments. During the course, the children learn both rhythmic and melodic elements.
Frottage and monotype
Frottage and monotype are two graphic techniques with which the superficial structure of an object or material can be transferred to a paper laid on top. In this course, this is done by rubbing using a wax crayon and through pressing with linocut paint and rollers.
Ice-skating in Leipzig
Try ice-skating in the middle of the city at the Kohlrabizirkus ice rink! Ice skates and skating aids can be hired on site.
Introduction to musical instruments
Every pupil is different – and so is every instrument. This introductory course provides a great opportunity to find out which instrument is right for which pupil. In a playful and intuitive way, the pupils can discover and try out the instruments.
Keeping fit and healthy
These are sports units with an emphasis on fun and child-suitable education regarding healthy nutrition which make them want more.
Kuno’s cool crates - plastic to get to grips with
Plastics and elastomers in daily life – areas of application will be uncovered through experimenting. Kuno’s cool crates offer self-made experiments for primary schoolers giving them an introduction to the subject of plastics.
Learning in motion
The contents and methodologies of learning with movement are taught theoretically and practically and applied with the help of experts. The teacher team is given further education tailored to the conditions of the individual locations.
mathematics² - getting to grips with mathematics
… is a joint project of INSPIRATA and the mathematical institute of the University of Leipzig and takes place in a learning environment which consists of 20 stations on different mathematical subject areas.
Music as a means of knowledge transfer
This offer gives teachers an opportunity to get new methodological input on how to ensure an interesting knowledge transfer of various teaching content using music.
Here, children are introduced to the "language of the heart which everyone understands" as a method of mediation, and how as a neutral pupil they can help the disputing parties find solutions for their conflict themselves.
Play and imagine
In the workshop, the following areas of mathematical lessons are discovered in a fun way: surfaces, cubes, symmetry. The workshop is rounded off with puzzles which train spatial imagination abilities.
Porsche school workshops – you are never too young for Porsche
Here, little ones are introduced to the Porsche fascination in a fun way. At our workshop, we explain to primary schoolers the structure of a battery, various motor parts, what maintenance consists of, as well as how an actuator works.
Pottery with children
This offer gives children the chance to experience clay, be immersed in a creative process, and to learn with joy whilst training their motoric and cognitive skills on the side.
Through learning by discovery, general, discipline-specific, interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary and multi-perspective knowledge is conveyed in a thrilling manner regarding the subject of water.
Pure relaxation for children
During the project day, children can experience various practical relaxation techniques and decide for themselves which exercises they like and are effective for them.
Teaching staff and educators learn in this further training course how it is possible to maintain a respectful and reasonable tone, even in heated situations. The education offer can also be understood as anti-mobbing and anti-violence training.
We are introduced to the assembly and operating principles of a robot. With our robot Naro, the little caterpillar, Lego Mindstorms, and the right industrial robots, you learn about how and where robots can be used.
At this workshop, the children discover the world of robots. They look at how robots are built and programs for robots are written, and, in doing this, they can solve various tasks as members of small teams.
Space and form
In the workshop, the pupils are given a feel for triangles, squares and circles as well as for cubes, cuboids and spheres through handling the various figures and bodies. Abstract spatial imagination abilities are trained through spatial action experiences.
The task is to build your own small or large stage set and to sketch these in sequence. Let your imagination run free when photographing or painting the stage sets.
Successful togetherness from the outset
In practical exercises on the basis of your own realistic case examples, develop and elaborate on a structured, relationship-promoting, de-escalating and solution-oriented speaking style in school conversational situations.
Sustainability & climate protection in everyday life
In the sustainability and climate protection course, children learn about sustainable consumption, nutrition, biodiversity and climate protection.
Sustainability affects us all
Children learn the importance of seasonal and regional foods in a sustainability cooking course. We make suggestions about how the subject of sustainability can also be implemented in daily school life.
The Gordian knot – doing maths differently
Pupils produce their own drawing of a knot in wood after receiving precise instructions. A graphic use of geometry promotes mathematical knowledge and spatial awareness, as well as manual skills.
The phenomenon of colour
Creatively handling colour is the focus of the workshop. We experiment artistically and playfully with primary colours and how they can be mixed.
The power of peace
With us, teachers should think about how they individually want to handle the subject of time. We show how they can achieve a conscious awareness of the present.
Theatre for everyone
During this course, the children learn how a stage play is created, how, step by step, a story becomes a play on the stage and how costumes, stage sets and props are created. The children discover this very much “hands on” while creating their own play.
Whole-grain mint health promotion – healthy sweets & snacks with breakdancing for children
Children are allocated to groups and are given instructions and information on how to make sweet and savoury sweets and snacks by means of printed recipes without industrial sugar.
Wood as a raw material – large project
Children plan, design and construct a product out of wood (e.g. insect hotels, bookends, etc.). You can also determine the product yourself in consultation with our expert instructors.
Wood as a raw material – small project
After an introduction to the theory, we make a small product out of wood (e.g. wooden dice) to take away. You can also determine the product yourself in consultation with our expert instructors.
“The picture-word treasure chest” - a large-format picture-word memory game for the whole class
We want to dive with you into a new universe or into a specific area of life every day. Your topics are important to us. What interests you? What words do you need in your daily life at home, at school or in the playground? We print using the relief-printing and gravure-printing methods, stencil, or paint with light.