SHOP FEATURE 5
(For the week of September 27, 2021)
Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store, now with FREE shipping in Winnipeg on orders over $25!
Sitting Still Like a Frog Activity Book
Mindfulness is one of the most effective practices to teach kids to calm themselves in stressful moments, increase focus and attention, ease anxiety, and promote a sense of empathy toward others. Eline Snel’s Sitting Still Like a Frog has helped thousands of children around the world to become more relaxed and attentive, more aware of their bodies and emotions, and more open toward others.
This book is packed with 75 entertaining and useful activities that children can do alone or with a parent, including: fun yoga exercises, hands-on activities and projects, meditation stories, cut-out posters and cards, colourful stickers, and mindful games.
Suitable for ages 4+
The Hole Story
When Hamish and Hermione Hole are chased out of the cheese where they live, they search the palace for a new place to call home. But the Holes cause havoc wherever they go – no one wants holes in their underwear, bike tire, or boat! Exhausted, the pair rest in a piece of wood, only to be discovered by the palace carpenter, who knows that holes can be really useful – especially when you are making beautiful musical instruments. Written by Paul Bright and illustrated by Bruce Ingman.
Suitable for ages 4+
Everything I Need To Know Before I’m Five
Do you know your letters? Can you count to twenty? Learn all that and more in this all-in-one concept picture book. Perfect for kids heading to kindergarten, this book covers the alphabet, counting, opposites, shapes, colours, and seasons. Award winning author-illustrator Valorie Fisher uses bright, gorgeous photos of retro toys to illustrate these topics in a completely fresh way. Parents will love this stylish and funny approach to basic concepts, while kids will learn, well, everything.
Suitable for ages 2+
Write Your Own Book
Tell your own story with this unique book filled with creative writing prompts and activities. Young writers can build their skills, develop their confidence, and learn how to write a book in this unique format filled with creative writing ideas and exercises.
Invent a magic spell or a potion recipe. Save the day with a brand-new superhero. Share the legend of your hometown. Write about what it would be like to stand next a volcano that is about to explode. Inspire creativity through engaging exercises. Write Your Own Book makes writing fun, personal, and special while encouraging students to continue writing outside the classroom, telling their own stories as they develop an important educational and life skill.
Write Your Own Book‘s fun novelty format encourages kids to think creatively to fill its pages of activities and prompts in their own style and fashion. This is a perfect gift for any budding young author.
Suitable for ages 8+
Celebrate the everlasting love and big dreams you have for your little one with this empowering picture book by Sandra Magsamen, the USA Today bestselling author of Welcome Little One!
Shower your little one with words of hope, inspiration, love, and acceptance in this encouragement book for toddlers and kids. Bursting with lively illustrations, whimsical rhyming text, and a timeless, heartfelt message, this growth-mindset book instills positive self-esteem and encourages readers from 1 to 100 to dream big in a world full of infinite possibilities. Whether you are celebrating a special milestone or a new beginning, this special story is sure to be cherished for years to come.
You! is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, preschool graduation gift, birthday gift, or for simply expressing your love for the little ones in your life!
Suitable for all ages