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Primary education Group 3 and 4

Animals in Boijmans

1h 0m
Prices starting at
€ 46.00

There are animals everywhere in the museum: in paintings, in sculptures and even in the stair bannisters. This interactive guided tour will introduce pupils to this wonderful bestiary: where are the animals to be found and what stories do they have to tell?

This museum lesson can be supplemented with a workshop: following the exciting animal voyage of discovery, the pupils can make their own fantasy animal using a range of materials. Will it be a friendly creature or a dangerous monster?

Learning aims

The pupils

  • are introduced to the ‘museum’ concept in a playful way
  • learn to look closely at various artworks
  • learn to vocalise thoughts, feelings and questions
  • discover the symbolic meaning of animals in artworks in a playful way.