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Discover Inuit toys and games at the Canadian Children’s Museum

Discover Inuit toys and games at the Canadian Children’s Museum

Gatineau, Quebec, February 7, 2007 — On February 17 and 18, discover an exciting world of toys and games in a new series of activities at the Canadian Children’s Museum, inside the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Members of the local Inuit community will show you some traditional toys and teach you the games Inuit children played to develop the skills they needed for everyday life. This exciting new series is presented in conjunction with the Children’s Museum’s latest exhibition Top Secret: Mission Toy, on until September 3, 2007.

Top Secret is an exhibition that lets you explore, examine and learn about intriguing toys from around the world. Check out dolls and balls and secret codes, find out why tops are tops, and how string can be a fascinating thing.

Inuit Toys and Games
Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum
Free with admission

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

2007-02-07 00:00:00.000

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