Situated in the Boivre valley, the village of Lavausseau offers you the opportunity to explore the past and present through its "Leather Stories".
The notions of historical, industrial and then artisanal heritage, the preservation of machines, relics and buildings as well as tanning plants, the senses and animals are all addressed with the children in several forms:
The visit is made attractive by a game of questions and answers and by the adapted speech of the animators.
Sensory and educational, it allows you to discover a little-known profession and a living and touching material, through the many stages that reveal it.
Two tanning methods to find your way through time. This visit aims to understand
the evolution of the tanner's trade by comparing methods, tools and machines as well as tanning techniques, materials and products. Visit with educational booklet.
Discover the basics of leather work, the different materials and their uses, the tools and make
a bracelet or a purse. Depending on the age of the audience, your time and your budget, the techniques can be combined for a more complex workshop (medieval purse...).
Tanio wakes up alone in the goat house. His footsteps lead him to the forest and then to the meadow where he meets
furry, feathered animals... all very different from him. How to recognize his mother among them?
After the story, the children make a collage (small leather animal) to take home.
Gathers various touch and puzzle games. Puzzles, mystery boxes, animal cubes, skins of several known and less known animals...
Discover and work with leather.
Start with a guided, sensory and technical tour of the tannery. Then make a leather object,
You can choose between a key ring or a bracelet, and learn how to make leather goods.