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Toy Stories: Online Event

Activities to explore the new farm toys collection at The MERL

From 11am on Friday 29th May

Explore our new online exhibition of toys, including the oldest toy tractor; a horse drawn cart made with some canny recycling; and a farm vehicle that even smiles and squeaks! This personal collection was recently and generously donated to The MERL and includes childhood classics such as Dinky, Matchbox and Britains – many with original packaging.

See if you can find one like your favourite farm toy and Make with the MERL this half term…

Visit the event page on the MERL website from 11am on Friday 29th May for crafts and activities inspired by the collection, and learn how to use free apps to create and share a unique stop motion animation starring and telling the stories of your toys.