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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 23, 2020) 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… Legend of Milk and Cookies Ornament Price: $2.99 Dip into this fun Christmas tale about the legend […]

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SNOWFLAKE GARLAND

Every snowflake is special. Create your own unique winter-themed garland as you practice your fine motor skills and explore symmetry! Materials Cupcake liners Scissors Yarn/Ribbon Tape Directions Take a cupcake liner and fold it in half. Fold it in half again, and then one more time! Your cupcake liner should now look like a small […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Culturethèque Alliance française du Manitoba is offering access to Culturethèque, the new e-library of Francophone culture in Canada. All members and students of Alliance française du Manitoba have free access to Culturethèque, and non-members can get free three-week trial access through Alliance française du Manitoba. E-library Culturethèque offers thousands of documents with 24/7 access. […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: lemonlimeadventures.com Building structures with marshmallows is a classic engineering project for all ages, but this time we’re building with jellybeans! Building with toothpicks and candies of all kinds is quick, simple, and loads of fun. You can choose to lead your children in an activity or let them freely explore. Materials Toothpicks Jellybeans Directions […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 16, 2020) 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… 5 Second Rule Jr. Price: $33.99 It seems like it would be easy to name three flavors […]

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DO-IT-YOURSELF FOAM PAINT

Source: dabblesandbabbles.com Keep your kids entertained with creative crafts, like mixing and painting with this homemade foam paint! Materials Shaving cream White school glue Food colouring of your choice Thin cardboard or other semi-rigid canvas material Directions Mix equal parts shaving cream and white school glue in a large ziplock bag. Squish them together well! […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Manitoba Museum Check out these remote learning opportunities from our Winnipeg friends! Join the Manitoba Museum for a Virtual Field Trip and explore the universe with them on November 17. Using the Planetarium’s DIGISTAR software, you’ll explore the planets and stars, visit distance galaxies, and use Canadian technology to see the universe in a […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Mazaam Today’s STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math – post includes resources for parents to help their kids develop STEAM-based skills outside of the classroom. Mazaam is an app that introduces children (aged 4 to 6) to classical music. Through seeing, touching, listening, and making connections, your children will experience a multimodal […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 9, 2020) 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…     Tangram Brain Teaser Price: $4.99 Entertain endless possibilities with the Toysmith Tangram Brain Teaser. Compact-sized for […]

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POPPY CRAFT FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY

Source: mommyingmonkeys.blogspot.com Make some paper poppies this Remembrance Day as you explain the significance to your kids. Materials Construction paper in red and black Wooden skewers or craft sticks Scissors Glue Tape Paper cups for vases Directions Trace and cut poppy shapes, about 6 inches wide, from the red construction paper Cut out flower centres […]

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