Are you ready for the 2nd annual Ak Lu'um Eco-Reto?!

This fun eco-challenge and competition invites local families to design and build a single game or toy that encourages creativity without damaging the environment. Each toy must be made of organic materials, materials from sustainable sources and/or recycled items and will be judged in several categories. Judging will be completed on the day of the event and prizes awarded for: most green or eco-friendly, most beautiful, most durable and most original.

Toys and games must be submitted in person for display and judging on December 11, 2011 at 11am at the Ak Lu'um School in Playa del Carmen. (see map below)

For more information, please follow the Ak Lu'um Eco-Reto Page on Facebook or contact akluum[at]


Ak Lu'um Eco-Reto 2011 

Ak Lu’um International School is a Waldorf Initiative founded in 2006 in the jungle close to Playa del Carmen. The main aims are to promote sustainability, develop ecological awareness and teach children from 2 to 12 to reconnect with our earth. Students at Ak Lu’um learn with their minds, hearts and hands. The curriculum is academically challenging and meaningful with many opportunities for hands-on learning and artistic development. Ak Lu’um also welcomes children with special needs and seeks to integrate them fully, giving all children an opportunity to better know, understand and love fellow human beings. The community at Ak Lu’um International School is bilingual (English-Spanish) and culturally rich with over 10 nationalities represented by staff and pupils.

Contact:Siobhan Bowers
Director Ak Lu’um International School

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