Qui a peur des couleurs? (“Who is afraid of colours?”)

Core features of the practice

  • Organisation:

    Institution name: Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme
    Institution URL: www.mahj.org
  • Format:

    Workshop, Guided tour
  • Target population:

    Students, Young people
  • Cost (per practice):

    51-100 euros
  • Setting:

    Your institution
  • Themes:

    Citizenship/democracy education, Antisemitism, Human rights/discrimination, Critical thinking
  • Core activities:

    Group work, Group discussion, Creative activity, Other

Additional information about the practice

    Target population

  • Number of participants:

    Up to 34
  • Age of target population:

    6-10 years
  • Additional specifics:

    National/local specifities (e.g. activity targeted to Swedish school students), Race/ethnicity, Other:, school groups
  • Components of the practice

  • Topics and objectives:

    Learning about tolerance through storytelling. Understanding diversity among Judaism. Highlighting the museum's collections.
  • Materials used:

    Material culture, i.e., physical object or setting, Craft supplies, storytelling
  • Material produced:

    Artistic creation
  • Sequence of activities - methodology:

    Learning about difference and tolerance through a story. Searching for specific objects in the museum and collecting colors along the visit. Each child create its own mask out of a white plate.
  • Length of activity:

    Up to 5 hours
  • Is the activity digital?:

  • Accessibility and replicability

  • Language(s) in which activity can be delivered:

  • Is specialist knowledge or professional training required?:


Qualitative Details

  • Has this practice been evaluated?

  • How many times?:

  • By whom?:

    Participants, Informal non-participant observer
  • By what means?:

    Informal verbal feedback
  • Core content knowledge and transferable skills:

    Critical thinking. Curiosity and tolerance. Getting familiar with artistic artefacts.
  • Indicators of success:

    Very interactive pedagogical method, good feedback from teachers and participants, wide target population
  • Educational coordinator contact details:

    Name: Elise Malka
    Email address: elise.malka@mahj.org


The RETHINK project is concerned with bridging formal and informal education. This section explores the factors that make a practice adaptable.

  • Key factors for successful implementation:

    Specific setting
  • Main challenges to teachers adapting this practice for their students:

  • Availability of guidance/training/replication materials (and in what language/format currently):

    Available upon request, in French. Duration: 1h30.
  • Other comments or details: