Philippe, eight and a half, live sin Moscow, in Russia. Passionate about art, Philippe loves manual activities. He is very happy to participate in two workshops to learn to create traditional Russian objects. At the Museum of Traditional and Decorative Arts in Moscow, Philippe discovers the fascinating history of wooden toys in Russia. He then decides to make a swisstok, a little terracotta whistle in the shape of animal supposed to frighten evil spirits. Philip must then learn to mix colors and make his whistle the most beautiful good luck charm. After visiting Abramtsevo Park, to say hello to Baba Yaga the Witch and watch an animal circus; Philippe returns to the workshop to learn to paint matriochkas, the Russian dolls that fit into one another according to size. A whistle, a dolls, two lovely gifts, his father will be happy to get for his birthday!