18 Sep Workshops
Set your imagination free! The workshops at the Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenkä show you how to use recycled materials to make toys and accessories. Workshop themes change according to the current special exhibition. The workshops can be customised to suit the group’s needs.
The cost of a workshop is 80€/hour during museum opening hours on weekdays and saturdays.
The recommended maximum group size for workshops is 15 people. Please book at least two weeks in advance.
Queries and bookings tel. +358505900137, lelumuseo[a]hevosenkenka.fi
Twinkle Little Reflector -workshop
In the Twinkle Little Reflector -workshop we make reflectors that reflect the maker. We make these important aides for pedestrians out of reflector fabric and pearls. The workshop is suitable for all ages from 4 years and up. Length 30 – 45 minutes.
On Land, Air and Sea -workshop
In the workshop On Land, Air and Sea the children get to plan and craft a vehicle of their very own out of recycled materials. The workshop is suitable for all ages from 4 years and up. Length 30 – 45 minutes.
The ”Neppis” Car Workshop
In the workshop we will assemble little plastic cars called Neppis-auto. They were very popular in Finnish children’s plays during 1960’s and 1970’s. When the car is compiled it can be even decorated for example with flags and stripes. The workshop lasts approximately half an hour. We recommend the workshop for children over 6 years old.
The Hobby horse Workshop
In the Hobby Horse Workshop you can make yourself a fun hobby-horse using a sock and a stick. The workshop lasts approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. We recommend the workshop for children over 7 years. Extra charge of 40 euros of this workshop as a part of the birthday programme.
Lego Key Fob -workshop
In the workshop we make Lego key fobs to match our style. The world-famous block is decorated with pearls and turns into a fine pendant, great as a backpack accessory for example. The workshop is suitable for all ages from 4 years and up. Length 30 – 45 minutes.
The Birthday Cake Workshop
In this workshop we craft gorgeous birthday cakes for parties of home plays. We recommend the workshop for children from 4 years old. Length: 30 – 45 minutes.
The Finger Animals Workshop
After this workshop you’ll have domestic animals within your grasp! In the workshop we make funny animal finger puppets. There are two options: to make the puppets out of cardboard by cutting (recommended for children under 7 years old) or of felt by sewing (recommended for children over 7 years old). Length: 30 – 60 minutes.
The Worry Doll Workshop
For this workshop we have searched for inspiration from far away! You can make a worry doll that worries away all your concerns during the night.
The Paper Puppet Workshop
With our smallest crafters we make teddy puppets with moving limbs out of cardboard. With children of 7 years and older the theme of the puppets is Mickey Mouse. The workshop is suitable for ages 4 and up. Length: 30 – 60 minutes.
The Advent Calendar Workshop
Make yourself an Advent Calendar! The workshop lasts approximately one hour.