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The Museum of Islamic Art offers Elementary School Students an enriching learning experience through interactive guided tours, activities, tasks, challenges, games and theatrical tours. The visit includes creative workshops inspired by the theme of the guided tour and the activities at the museum.
The tours are tailored to the curriculum of each class.
A fascinating journey-game after items and jewellery from different periods. Through clever puzzles and questions combined with a challenging and fun interactive game, we will be introduced to various artistic techniques and complex methods of decoration and painting that have evolved and been perfected throughout the history of the Muslim world.
Arabic Language and Writing
The Hebrew Language and Arabic Language are sister languages. They have similar structures; they shared basic vocabulary and have many other points of similarity. We will discover the Arabic language through word games, stories and proverbs in both languages.
* For schools teaching Arabic as a second language we offer activities to expand Arabic vocabulary and understand the language.
Customs and Rituals – History and Heritage
We will go on a detective journey through time in the rooms of the museum and discover objects that reflect faith, art, customs and rituals in Islamic culture. We will learn about the development of leisure culture in Muslim society and the popular forms of recreation and entertainment.
Science in the Islamic World
Modern science could not have reached its accomplishments without the contribution of Muslim scientist of astronomy, medicine, geography and mathematics. Through the exhibits, we will discover the important contributions of these scientists to the prosperity of arts and sciences during the Golden Age of Islam.
History of Timekeeping
The museum presents one of the world's most important collections that demonstrates the genius of timekeeping. We will discover the history of timekeeping from the earliest clocks up to more modern mechanical clocks: tower clocks, pocket watches, carriage clocks, pendulum clocks and wristwatches. We will engaged in the question of the importance of timekeeping, which had not been as obvious of a question in the past as it is today.