Museum activities 2 June 2010

Green Elephants and Mice! A family activity for children of all ages


 Q: When is a milk carton not a milk carton?

A: When it’s a green elephant, of course!

Confused? Join one of these creative workshops and all will be revealed! Discover how to make your very own toy elephant and mouse to take home with you. Workshop led by members of the Isleworth and District Branch of The Embroiderers’ Guild.

 Two sessions, either 11.00am to 12.30pm or 1.30pm to 3pm, cost £2.50 per child to cover all materials, payable in cash on the day.

 Advance booking essential for these sessions as places are limited; call the Museum Education Department on 020 8992 2247. Children must be accom-panied by an adult at all times (no fee for accompanying adults).

Toys from Around the World

Free family activity

 Meet Matryoshka the Russian doll, play the Maori game of rakau, and solve the mystery of the Japanese puzzle box!

 Join one of these free family sessions to discover and play with toys from around the world. Where have they come from? How did their journeys begin? And if you have a special toy from another country that you would like to tell us about, then bring it along on the day.

 Two sessions, either11.30am to 12.30pm or 1.30pm – 2.30pm. No advance booking necessary for these sessions. Just come along and join one of the sessions. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.