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May 17, 2012, 11:03 p.m. | About Kyiv — by Elena Pashkovskaya

Things for kids to do on the coming weekend

Elena Pashkovskaya

Things for kids to do on the coming weekend May 19
History in clay: Mysterious Peru
Peru, with its rich culture and colors, will be the focus of this master class. At the end of this virtual trip, children will make little figures of Mayan warriors.
Olga Adam Studio, 19 Kostiantynivska St., room 25, call 098-635-48-46 to register or use a form on reg.artiya.com.ua/HistoryInClay_6-12_yo.html, 1p.m., Hr 100, 20% discount for two children.

Pottery magic
Clay is a wonderful material - it’s soft, plastic and ecologically safe. Children will have a chance to get more intimate with clay and the potter’s wheel, making their own crafts.
Lavra Museum, 5 Lavrska St., call to register (044) 4251690, 10.30 a.m., Hr 100 for kids, Hr 30 for escorting adults

Baking a croissant
Crois
sants are the nobility of bread rolls. Children are invited to make their own at a master class in Volkonsky Bakery this Saturday, and learn more about the art of French bakery in the process.
Volkonsky Bakery, 22A Verkhniy Val St., call to register 425-16-90, 11 a.m., Hr 230





May 20
Painting cats
Creative children will be able to produce their own cat paintings with the assistance of an experienced master. And while that is happening, their parents are invited to have a meal in peace.
Cave Dell Vino restaurant, 10 Dovzhenko St., call to register,(044) 458-23-81, (095) 822-48-88, 2 p.m., Hr 100



Taming fire and iron
A real blacksmith will teach his young apprentices how to deal with iron and fire, the way it was done before mass production arrived. Children will come out with a hand-made iron work of their own, such as a forged flower.
Mamaeva Sloboda, 2 Myhayla Donsya St., call to register 425-16-90, 10 a.m., Hr 150 for kids, Hr 50 for adults

The 12 labors of Hercules
This week children will discover how much effort it took Hercules to clean the Augean stables, and how hard it was to fight Stymphalian birds. Little history lovers will also study sculptures and bas-reliefs of the ancient Greek, dance Sirtaki and play the myth-themed lotto.
Baboon coffee house, 10 Symona Petliuy St., call 098-635-48-46 to register or use form on http://reg.artiya.com.ua/mifologia.htm, 12 a.m., Hr 85
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