About

CREATIVE MAKERS is a project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union,  with 4 participating  partners: Explora(IT) Neapolis(ES) Labora(EE) and National Print Museum(IE). The project duration is 18 months, from 1st September 2017 to 28th February 2019. CREATIVE MAKERS innovates the traditional craft sectors of letterpress and printing through the co-creation of 4 themed “kids’ fablabs” – creative spaces, inspired by the newest approaches in tinkering, making, and the fablab movement.  Read more

Partners

Neapolis

Neapolis

Spain
Explora

Explora

Italy
Labora

Labora

Estonia
National Print Museum

National Print Museum

Ireland

Artists

Hannah Harkes

Hannah Harkes

Mary Plunkett

Mary Plunkett

Maria Zaramella

Maria Zaramella

Amaia Hernández

Amaia Hernández

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Workshops

STORYTELLING KEYRING

TITLE: Storytelling keyring age: 5-6 (family) and 8-11 (family/school) ACTIVITY: In this workshop, children will work with their hands and create something practical for themselves – a personalised  keyring reflector with their own secret story inside. They will print Read more…

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PRINTING POSTCARDS

TITLE: Printing postcards age: 5-6, 8-11 years  ACTIVITY: In this workshop, children will develop a basic understanding of letterpress printing and composition.They will print a postcard using a traditional tabletop proof press as well as a contemporary Read more…

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POTATO PRINTING

TITLE: Potato Printing age: 3-5, 5-6, 8-11 years ACTIVITY: You can design your very own stamp by carving it from a potato. And use it to print on your cupcake. Share your stamp with others and use Read more…

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NOISY TYPES

TITLE: Noisy types age: 6-11 years  ACTIVITY: The workshop is based on the activity proposed by Maria Zaramella (onomatopoeias) and is dedicated to the discovery of sounds and noises that become special words. The onomatopoeias are printed on paper using a proof press. GALLERY: TUTORIAL: 

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IF THE LETTER O HAD A TAIL

TITLE: If the letter o had a tail age: 6-11 years  ACTIVITY: The workshop is based on the activity “Alfabestiario”proposed by Maria Zaramella and lets children transform movable types in a serie of curious animals– farms, desert, forest or simply fantasy. Each movable types becomes a useful shape that graphically describes the animal, then printed on paper through a proof press. GALLERY: TUTORIAL:   

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Labora at Lastekohvik Domino

Labora participated to a children’s afternoon Cafe in named Domino, where smaller children who do not go to the daycare could join our workshop with their parents. And also older children who go to school Read more…

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Opening at Explora

On February 22nd Made in Explora opens for the public! A space for creating, experimenting and designing for schools, families and teachers. Made in Explora is a maker space that offers educational activities also suitable for Read more…

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Opening at Neapolis

The new Crea & lab has born, Creative Makers wants to enhance the creation of laboratories for digital manufacturing new spaces-labs open to children, families, schools and other audiences. Environments that collect the expertise of Read more…