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SUPER SPEECH BUBBLES

Celebrate I Love to Read Month by making some speech bubbles you can use over and over again! Materials Dowels Cardstock Packing Tape Markers Scissors Washi Tape Dry Erase Marker Directions Draw a speech bubble on a piece of cardstock. Use the scissors to cut it out. Cover the entire front of your speech bubble […]

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH FAMILY READING LIST

Source: londonchildrensmuseum.ca Celebrate Black History Month by reading together as a family! The London Children’s Museum has compiled a list of children’s books that honour Black history, culture, achievements, and experiences in Canada and around the world. 

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: safeathomemb.ca There’s a huge variety of online and winter/spring activities for families to discover as part of Stay At Home Manitoba‘s grant supported programming. Check out Portage la Prairie Library’s Kids Activity Kits, Wildlife Haven’s That’s So Wild mini series, Sport Manitoba’s Fit Kids Healthy Kids resources (pictured), Bibliothèque Taché Library’s What Happens Next? […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: babbledabbledo.com/science-engineering-kids-tensile-bubbles Did you know you can make a square bubble? Learn structural engineering by building 3-dimensional bubble wands and making an inverted bubble cube that mimics a tensile structure. Click here to learn more and to find instructions for making other bubble wand shapes. Materials Straight straws Pipe cleaners Bubble solution Tall plastic container […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of February 22, 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! From February 1-28, 2021, save 50% off select Melissa & Doug merchandise, or while supplies last. Read More… Melissa […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: bhmwinnipeg.com Come and learn some theatre skills from local Black talent this weekend! Black History Manitoba and the ANANSI School for the Performing Arts are hosting two drama workshops on Sunday, February 21, open to children and youth ages 4-16. Two groups will happen: the 3:00 to 3:45pm time slot will be for children […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: idtech.com/blog/black-history-month-stem-activities For Black History Month, try an internet scavenger hunt that focuses on Black trailblazers. Our modern world has been shaped by so many Black scientists, mathematicians, doctors, inventors, and other trailblazers in STEM fields. This Black History Month, let’s honour their achievements, reflect on their legacies, and celebrate those creating the future. 

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of February 16, 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! From February 1-28, 2021, save 50% off select Melissa & Doug merchandise, or while supplies last. Read More… Melissa […]

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BIG NOSE BOOKMARKS

My, my, my…what a big nose you have. All the better to mark your place in your favourite book! Never lose track of where you are with this fun, colourful, big nose bookmark. Materials Cardstock Washi Tape Scissors Markers Pipe cleaner Directions Cut a rectangle out of cardstock. This will be the base of your […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: heho.ca Manitoba’s Festival du Voyageur starts Friday, February 12 and there’s plenty of remote and outdoor activities for everyone! Take in a remote concert, tour all the impressive snow sculptures, try a new French-Canadian recipe or order a take-home meal, and don’t forget the Festival Kids Zone, with colouring pages, voyageur songs, an activity […]

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