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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Snow, snow, snow. Let’s turn this snow into something fun and make ice marbles! These are not only fun to make, but also a pretty lawn decoration. You’ll need the following: Balloons Food colouring Water A freezer Scissors Instructions Place a few droplets of food colouring into your balloon Fill balloon with water and tie […]

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WINTER READING LIST

We are back with another reading list and this one is all about snow. Thanks to our friends and partners at McNally Robinson Booksellers, we get to explore the pages of these fun books as they welcome winter. Once Upon A Northern Night Pendziwol, Jean and Arsenault, Isabelle In this exquisite lullaby, the beauty and […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

This week’s area of focus is ENGINEERING. Snowflakes are magical, beautiful, and complicated mini structures of ice. Let’s build our own from q-tips! You’ll need the following: Q tips Glue Felt or paper Sparkles or glitter (optional) Instructions Cut your q-tips up in different sizes Start assembling them to make a snowflake pattern Once you […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 12, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More… Christmas Water Game Price: $3.99 each These fun Christmas Water Games will keep kids entertained! Try to get the plastic hoops on the pegs by pressing the […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

It’s time to learn about winter weather and make a homemade thermometer with this week’s focus on TECHNOLOGY. You’ll need the following: A clear plastic bottle/container A straw that you can see through Clay or playdoh Red food colouring Water Rubbing alcohol Cooking oil Instructions Add red food colouring, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 cup alcohol […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 5, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More… Plush Christmas Star (Assorted Styles Available) Price: $5.99 each Perfect stocking stuffers! These Plush Christmas Stars are made of soft material printed with a friendly holiday character […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 28, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More… Mini Animal Puffer Ring Price: $2.99 each This Mini Animal Puffer Ring is an adorable accessory with a soothing twist! Featuring super-soft rubbery spikes to enhance the […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

This week’s area of focus is SCIENCE, we will make snow dough and discover the properties of oil and what happens when it’s mixed with cornstarch. You’ll need the following: 2 cups cornstarch ½ cup vegetable oil Glitter (optional) Container Mixing spoon Snow accessories Bin Instructions Measure out 2 cups of cornstarch and pour it […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 21, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More…   Dinosaur Hand Puppet Price: $8.99 each Make your own dino chomps with this awesome Dinosaur Hand Puppet! Perfect for imaginative role play, these prehistoric pals are […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 14, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More… Transparent Light-Up Train Price: $15.99 each Peer inside to check out the inner workings of this 6.5″ Transparent Light-Up Train. Not only does this train light up, but it […]

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