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Pre-school and older
In the paper workshop, kids create paper from various raw materials. First, they become familiar with the raw materials which paper is produced from, and learn about the history of paper. Then pulp boards and waste paper are processed to pulp. Parts of plants, colourful scraps of paper, fragrant spices and other things are worked into the different varieties of pulp. "Watermarks" are made on the paper using string, and with splatter sieves a variety of different paper forms are created.
Please note: papermaking is a wet affair! Ask participants to wear "old" shoes, because it often drips on them!

Paper Mache

Pre-school and older
Sculptures are developed layer by layer, using paper and glue, then pasted over with coloured patterned papers to create animals, fruit, or small objects.


Grade 3 and older
Initially, different alphabets are tried with various pens and colored inks. Afterwards artistically crafted documents such as monograms, name poems and calligrams are created.

For all workshops:

Workshop size: max. 10 children (for more children book several parallel workshops)
Duration: 3 hours
Admission fee: 60 € for school classes /kindergarten /day-care groups, including accompanying person, (private groups of adults and children 120 €)

Information and Registration:
069-212 35154
(Mo-Thurs: 10am - 3:30pm)

Have a Party

At the Frankfurt Young Museum children can celebrate birthday parties with their guests, and try out their technical and creative skills. Our workshops or historical role-playing rooms can be booked for parties of two or three hours, of which half an hour is reserved for food and beverages at the birthday table. Cakes and drinks must be brought, but dishes and cutlery are available. Each offer is supervised by a staff member of the Young Museum. Parties can be celebrated from Tuesday to Sunday.

From Pulp to Paper – creating and designing in the Papermaking Workshop
6th to 7th birthday: 2 hours
8th birthday and older: 3 hours
(max. 10 children)

With Paper and Paste – Bright patterned objects are created layer for layer from paper mache.
6th birthday and older: 3 hours
(max. 10 children)

Information and registration:
069-212 35154
(Mo-Thurs: 10am - 3:30pm)

2 hours: 120 €, 3 hours: 150 €
Time includes ½ hour for food and beverages
(max. 10 children, including 2 accompanying adults)
Additional adults pay normal museum admission