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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: American Museum of Natural History The night sky is like a giant puzzle. Hidden among the thousands of stars you can find dozens of constellations. You can also search for individual stars and planets. Stargaze when there is little or no moonlight and the sky isn’t cloudy and give your eyes a half hour […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of October 25, 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… String Art Heart Light Price: $16.99 This complete kit comes with everything you need to create a […]

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CREATION STATION: CANDY CORN MONSTER

Source: craftymorning.com Make a super cute, only slightly scary paper-and-candy monster for Halloween! Materials Orange, black, white, and green (optional) paper Black marker Scissors Glue 6-8 pieces of candy corn Directions Start by cutting out the monster’s main orange body, arms, and legs. Cut a smaller rounded rectangle out of the black paper to be […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Dalnavert Museum Join the Dalnavert Museum for a Halloween Scavenger Hunt on any of their museum tours booked for the weekends of October 23-24 and October 30-31. Get dressed up and do a fun family-friendly tour and scavenger hunt – you can even cast a spell in the spooky attic at the end! Learn […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: edheads.org Edheads is an online educational resource that provides science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Edheads stands at the intersection of the STEM employee pipeline and equity. They reach students from all walks of life, and support teachers by reinforcing the educational foundations students need to succeed in life. Choose […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of October 18, 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… Magical Pom Pom Keychains Price: $15.99 Unicorn, fox, sloth, and more! Create 5 no-sew, no-mess keychains using […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: McNally Robinson This year marks the 40th anniversary of McNally Robinson Booksellers as well as the 25th anniversary of their Grant Park store in Winnipeg. To celebrate 40 years of reading, they’re passing along extra savings to Reader Reward Card holders and giving away some fantastic prize packages! During their anniversary weekend, Friday, October […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: readingrockets.org Reading and writing occurs across the curriculum, including the sciences. Schools today are placing more emphasis on STEM: Science, Technology, Math and Engineering in the elementary classroom. Learn more about how to strengthen literacy, inquiry, and problem-solving skills, and how to connect kids with high-quality nonfiction and informational books with resources from Reading […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of October 12, 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… The Encyclopedia of Immaturity Volume 2  Regular Price: $23.99 Sale Price: $11.99 The Encyclopedia of Immaturity was […]

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CREATION STATION: PUMPKIN PIE CRAFT

Source: anightowlblog.com With just some tissue paper, a paper plate, and glue, you can make a slice of pumpkin pie with your child today! Materials Large paper plate Orange tissue paper Brown cardstock or construction paper Glue Scissors Stapler A few cotton balls Directions First, cut your orange tissue paper into squares. Next, cut your […]

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