The benefits to both generations were demonstrated by improved
mutual understanding, a reawakened interest in local culture and traditions and deeper community engagement.
Older people reported that contact with children improved their feelings of wellbeing and that they derived great satisfaction from sharing their knowledge and experience with the children.
To demonstrate the success of the TOY pilot actions we have
assembled photographs, drawings, videos and testaments from
participants and we encourage you to visit the photo galleries of
each initiative. Contact details for local organisers are provided, and you can visit the TOY Project website for more information about future events and activities. There is also free access to all the TOY