Family Sunday - Give the Gift of Play


Family Sunday - Give the Gift of Play

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 12:00pm-4:00pm

“ PLAY is a means of learning to live, not a mere passing of time.” – The International Play Association
Celebrate the holidays at our newest special exhibition, The Power to Play: From Trash to Treasure, featuring toys handcrafted by children in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, made from recycled and other locally available materials. 

Over 100 toys are on display, on loan from ChildFund International.
Make the holidays a time of fun and excitement for many more children by participating in the Holiday Toy Drive at the Museum of Tolerance. 

Peace on Earth
Learn about holiday celebrations around the world and create wrapping paper inspired by the holiday season.

Toy Treasures
Learn about handmade toys in the exhibition, The Power to Play: From Trash to Treasure. Then create your own toys using recycled materials.

Toy Donation Drive
Bring brand new, unwrapped toys to donate to local children in need.

Creativity Contest
Enter a contest inspired by the special exhibition and have your toy displayed at the Museum!  You can enter a toy made at the MOT Toy Workshops, create a toy  at home and bring it in to the MOT, or send a photo of your toy to*. A mystery prize will be given for the greatest amount of creativity, and the winning toys will be displayed in the museum!

Contest Guidelines:
• Toy must be created by persons 18 years of age or younger
• Toys must be made from recycled materials
• Toys can be no larger than 12”l x 12”w x 14”h

*All toy submissions will be considered donations to the museum exhibition.

All activities are included with your paid admission.
Advance ticket purchase recommended: 310.772.2505.

With support from:

Give the Gift of Play

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