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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: 17apart.com Regrow your own celery in a sunny window this spring! Simply chop the base from a bunch of celery, leaving about 2 inches. Place this 2-inch cutting in a dish of water in a sunny location. You’ll have to wait for about 5-7 days to see new growth starting from the centre of […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of May 10, 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! Read More… My Diary Price: $14.99 Record your thoughts, doodles, and dreams inside this beautiful printed diary. Heart lock […]

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CREATION STATION: TISSUE PAPER FLOWERS

Source: easypeasyandfun.com You can make a wonderful bouquet for mom with this tissue paper flower craft. Materials Bright pink, light pink, and white tissue paper – or whatever colours you want! Scalloped circle cookie cutter Pen or pencil Scissors Wood craft sticks Green craft paint Stapler White school glue Directions Paint each craft stick with […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: sciencerendezvous.ca Science Rendezvous is happening all over the country on May 8, and Manitoba organizations are hosting several activities that teachers and families will want to take part in. Join the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg for virtual Science Chase activities on May 8. Test your knowledge of our diverse Manitoba […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: ingenium.org Explore Ottawa’s Ingenium family of museums – the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum – on their webpage devoted to at-home education. With their wide array of engaging and online resources (perfect for parents, teachers, and students), you can browse online […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of May 3, 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! Read More… KidzLabs Bubble Science Kit Price: $22.99 The ultimate bubble science kit! Perform amazing experiments with everyday materials! […]

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CREATION STATION: MAKE YOUR OWN PLANTABLE SEED PAPER

Source: thesprucecrafts.com Seed paper is produced by mixing recycled paper pulp with seeds and pressing the mixture into a shape. You can use plain white paper, newspaper, tissue paper, cardboard, and most other types of paper (besides paper with a glossy finish) to create the pulp. Seed paper can be planted in soil, where the […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Join the Gateway Recreation Centre in Winnipeg for a physically-distanced night out on May 7. Relax in the comfort of your vehicle with your family while enjoying the Disney Pixar movie Soul. Please follow signs and maintain 2 metres of space between your neighbours! The movie will be set up on the south side of […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littlebinsforlittlehands.com Learn about the unique properties of salt as you make paintings using this household item! Materials PVA school glue or craft glue Salt Food colouring of your choice Water White card-stock or watercolor paper Template for the shapes you’ll be painting Directions Trace your template onto cardstock. Add glue to outline your shapes. […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of April 26, 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! Read More… Unicorn Crystal Terrarium Price: $18.99 Channel your inner scientist and add a sprinkle of magic! Learn how […]

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