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Eliza Harnden, 6, of Port Washington, with Wit (Credit: Tara Conry)

Eliza Harnden, 6, of Port Washington, with Wit and Whim owner Laurie Scheinman, 50, secures a feather onto an "upcycle everyday" project that will be displayed in the store's front window. (April 28, 2013)

Port Washington kids 'upcycle' toys

In celebration of Earth Day, children used donated, broken toys to create an artistic window display at Wit and Whim in Port Washington.

Abigail Kaufman, 6, came from Forest Hills to
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Abigail Kaufman, 6, came from Forest Hills to participate in the "upcycle" project at Wit and Whim in Port Washington. (April 28, 2013)

Port Washington residents Jacob Apat, 6, and Lucy
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Port Washington residents Jacob Apat, 6, and Lucy Johnson, 3, helped create window art for Wit and Whim's storefront using discarded toys. (April 28, 2013)

Port Washington residents Michele Lanfant, 9, and Anna
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Port Washington residents Michele Lanfant, 9, and Anna Drewes, 7, glue old toys onto a wooden "W" to create window art for Wit and Whim's storefront. (April 28, 2013)

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More than a dozen kids spent Sunday afternoon
(Credit: Tara Conry)

More than a dozen kids spent Sunday afternoon crafting a window display for Wit and Whim in Port Washington using discarded toys. (April 28, 2013)

Wit and Whim had been collecting buckets of
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Wit and Whim had been collecting buckets of broken and unwanted toys from local kids in anticipation of Sunday's "upcycle" project. (April 28, 2013)

Eliza Harnden, 6, of Port Washington, with Wit
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Eliza Harnden, 6, of Port Washington, with Wit and Whim owner Laurie Scheinman, 50, secures a feather onto an "upcycle everyday" project that will be displayed in the store's front window. (April 28, 2013)

Margaux Lanfant, 6, of Port Washington, glues a
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Margaux Lanfant, 6, of Port Washington, glues a toy onto one of the wooden "W"'s that will be featured in Wit and Whim's storefront throughout the month of May. (April 28, 2013)

Wit and Whim store owner Laurie Scheinman, 50,
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Wit and Whim store owner Laurie Scheinman, 50, of Port Washington, invited local children to use their unwanted toys to decorate her shop's window display. (April 28, 2013)

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Wit and Whim staff member Sydney Ruben, 17,
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Wit and Whim staff member Sydney Ruben, 17, of Port Washington, assisted local kids with an "upcycle everyday" project in the store's backyard. (April 28, 2013)

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