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About Operation Sock Monkey:

Operation Sock Monkey is a volunteer-run initiative in support of humanitarian organizations such as Clowns Without Borders (CWB). Together they provide laughter, hope and healing to communities around the world affected by disease, disaster and social/political turmoil. Handmade sock monkeys can be purchased or sponsored to be sent to children in need of a smile.

Sock Polar Bears with Operation Sock Monkey



What is a sock polar bear? It’s a polar bear made out of tube socks, stuffing, thread, buttons, felt and imagination that you can create at this awesome workshop!

The event starts off with a brief presentation about Operation Sock Monkey. Then comes the fun part... making stuff! Two OSM operatives will lead your group through the craft, providing step-by-step instruction and assistance.

Info for parents: Sock polar bear is a simple craft that can be mastered by novice and veteran crafters alike. The main activity is hand-sewing, but no previous sewing experience is required. Creativity, imagination and a desire to learn are all your children need to succeed. It takes approximately two hours to make a sock animal. Crafters 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

WE'RE FULL! We are thrilled and sorry to announce that all of the spots at the Sock Polar Bear workshops have been filled.

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