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Crafts for Kids with the UHEC: Kid's Vinok (Headpiece)- ONLINE

 Registration is closed for this event
Young artists will learn how to make their own vinok (floral headpiece) using artificial flowers and multicolored ribbons.

Participants in this workshop will make a floral headpiece which, in traditional Ukrainian culture, is worn by girls and young unmarried women.  The vinok remains part of the Ukrainian national attire and is worn on festive occassions, performances, dances and on holy days.

Typically a vinok was made of fresh flowers. In this workshop you will use artificial flowers and multicolored ribbons. 

You must provide your own supplies as listed below and in the packet. 

Suitable for grade school aged children (and children of all ages).

Taught by Oksana Pasakas, UHEC Education Programs Coordinator 

This event will take place ONLINE, but registration is required. 

Supplies List and Handout

Supplies list:

1. Assortment of artificial flowers
2. Pipe cleaners (10 - 20 pieces)
3. Scissors
4. Wire cutters, with adult supervision (optional)
5. Ribbons in an assortment of colors and thickness

May 16th, 2021 1:30 PM through  2:30 PM
Voluntary donation $ 1.00