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We are an award winning organisation within the Umeå Municipality working with children under the teaching method of 'Kids tell the pro's what to do'. Unusual collaborations have led to new artistic expressions such as a Blog Opera, an Ice Hockey Musical and an Invisible Food project.
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How do you describe a spice?

How do you describe a spice?

Salt, sugar, vanilla… How would you describe them in other words than salty, sugary, vanilly..? Skutan knew how: with body language, facial expressions and almost poetic words! Rosemary: dry and och dull. Dry fur spruce nice spruce fir needle Christmas waterballoon forest grey green happy high up The rest of the class is guessing… No, not sugar, but pretty close!    
Skutan 2 creates future settlements

Skutan 2 creates future settlements

The year 2050… Imagine arriving as a settler in your present community. What would the ultimate dreamplace look like? Would there be any animals or plants? Asphalt, lakes or woods? The classroom steamed with creativity! The glue guns were fought over as the cardbord boxes developed into colourful, imaginative settlements. Decorated with craft and paint in combination with natural materials the children...
The secondgraders invent flavor machines...

The secondgraders invent flavor machines…

As the settlements were finished the class were introduced to the tradition of place naming in Västerbotten. Some were inspired by the use of first- or surenames in reverse (Trebla Island), others started traditions of their own: The High Housie, Spruce cave and Headlight (the home of a former miner of course!). Then class got their next assignment: creating flavor machines. New settlers need...
Ice cream experiments at Skutan 2!

Ice cream experiments at Skutan 2!

With help of Björn Norén from the School of Restaurant and Culinary Arts at Umeå University, the second graders made their own ice cream based on all kinds of ingredients, some more unusual than others. Vanilla, liquorice, roses, salty alges, liquid nitrogen… Ending up with flavours like “Blue citrus” and “orange goo”.