June Kids: Painting with a water pistol and other larks

June 2nd, 2016

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SMK workshop

Every weekend of June & June 28-30, 11:30-16:30; Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; 30kr; smk.dk

How does grabbing a water pistol and painting with it sound? Using soap bubbles and spray paints in every colour of the rainbow, children will experience entirely new ways to apply paint at Statens Museum for Kunst’s Children’s Workshop: Experiments (June 28-30). SMK is the Danish national gallery located in the centre of Copenhagen.

On any weekend in June, if you take your children to the Floating Objects workshop, they’ll bring you back plenty of colourful floating art made of paper and masking tape. There will be artists to instruct and assist. (JQ)

English video night

June 3, 18:00; Valby Kino, Gammel Jernbanevej 40, Valby; 90kr per film

Valby Kino is showing a double bill of Alice Through the Looking Glass and X-Men Apocalypse. Grab your ‘blanky’, pyjamas and friends (plus mum or dad), dress up as Alice or an X-man, and come and join in the fun. (HD)

Safari Park

daily 10:00-17:00; Knuthenborg Safaripark, Knuthenborg Allé, Maribo; over-12s: 215kr, under-12s: 125kr; knuthenborg.dk

At the largest natural playground for both children and adults in Denmark, see more than 40 different species of animals by bike or car. In some areas, kids can pet and feed the animals. (JQ)

The Blue Planet

daily 11:00-16:00; Jacob Fortlingsvej 1, Kastrup; over-12s: 170kr, under-12s: 95kr; denblaaplanet.dk

Come and play at the new child-friendly outdoor areas at the Blue Planet, where kids can explore the water world with fishing nets and magnifying glasses. You can fish while your kids are enjoying themselves. (JQ)

Father’s Day

June 5, 10:00-17:00; Fabriksvej 25, Helsingør; adults 80kr, kids free adm; tekniskmuseum.dk

It is a tradition for the Danish Museum of Science and Technology to hold an engine festival on Father’s Day. Don’t miss the signature event, ‘Crushed car for lunch’, in which an old wreck is set on fire. (JQ)

Science in the City Festival

June 21-26, 10:00-20:00; Carlsberg Byen, Cph V; free adm; scienceinthecity.dk

You are guaranteed to learn something at this valuable yet free science festival. With hundreds of events, be ready to get your curiosity satisfied, while exploring science in an interactive and accessible way. (JQ)




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