Jagged-star-in silver, Orange, bright yellow, hanging on a pole. Filigree pattern the thin almost cardboard-like paper of the Christmas decoration paper. We are in the Studio of designer and needlework teacher, Fabienne Morel. Offers in district 4 in Zurich Workshops, in which you can make the Christmas star itself.
First of all, you have only offered classes for children. "I would love to do that!", would have told the parents to her when they came for their children. "Even for adults, creative activities such as Crafts are important," says Morel. This will help to train the fine motor skills, and having a positive impact on cognitive development.
Where is the "Hanzgi" today?
Morel has 20 years of experience as a teacher and taught, among other things, manual work. Unlike before, there are today for teachers, only a shortened training in this subject. This is for the Morel of a devaluation. She believes that the lessons could keep the same quality as before.
However, she is glad that she has more freedom in their teaching. "The hand is less bull than in the past," one experiment could spontaneously on the proposals and the sensitivities of the class to take.
children Material experience
"The kids have a lot to do in school," says Morel. You don't see how their pupils enjoy the hand work, since you are under time or performance pressure, even something Nice to create and enjoy life.
The accusation that manual labor in times of digitization, the iPads and the School-be Apps, old-fashioned, leaves Morel does not apply. "The Haptic is important for the children" – colors and Material, to experience, to see how something is created. Because the society in which children grow up, be accustomed to all ready to buy, even craft bow, which manufactures a large part of pre.
While Morel told, is created in your Hand a new star, one of a kind, it was just a rectangular piece of tissue paper.
We have tried it also. The result you see in the Video above.
Next workshop with Fabienne Morel:
3.12.: Stars Workshop in the Living Room, Sihlcity-Zurich, CH-8045 Zurich. 4./5./10.12.: Stars Workshop, in the Studio, green lane, 19, 8004 Zürich.
you can find More information here.
Created: 03.12.2019, 06:34 PM