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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of August 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… Children’s Museum Chalk Mug Price: $12.99 This clever Children’s Museum-branded black and white chalk mug inspires creativity, […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Downtown Winnipeg Biz Catch free concerts by local Winnipeg artists at various downtown locations all summer! Concerts run from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm on Tuesdays from June to September. In the event of bad weather, concerts will be held the following day at the same locations. 2021 Lineup: August 3 at Chinese Gardens […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: letstalkscience.ca Join STEM Storytime with Let’s Talk Science for the first two Tuesdays in August. On Tuesday, August 3, explore nutrition and food with Lizzy Rockwell’s book Good Enough to Eat. On Tuesday, August 10, learn more about programming on paper with the book If: Ball, Then: Catch by Katherine Schoepp. STEM Storytime is […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of July 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… Fun Felt Forest Pals Mini Craft Kit Price: $6.99 Big fun in a small box! Build and decorate […]

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CREATION STATION: EGG CARTON BUTTERFLIES

Source: nelliesfreerange.com These DIY butterflies make adorable gifts, or can be added to your garden, propped up next to house plants, or used as decoration in the kids’ bedrooms! Materials Egg cartons Acrylic paint Paintbrushes Small reusable cups Pipe cleaners Scissors Directions Cut egg carton cups into thirds, creating three butterflies each made from four […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: fortlareinemuseum.com Prairie Sundays are back for the summer at Fort La Reine Museum, located just outside Portage la Prairie. Join them every Sunday in July and August from 1:00 to 3:00pm to experience hands-on heritage programs. Prairie Sundays are free with regular museum admission, and fun for all ages! This summer’s Prairie Sundays programming […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Indigenous STEAM Camp is a summer day camp for children and youth going into grades 1-6 this fall, hosted at the University of Winnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre. Youth will participate in activities that combine Indigenous knowledge with other science departments at the University of Winnipeg such as Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science and Biology. Indigenous […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of July 19, 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 Crystal Mining Kit Price: $22.99 Explore the wonders of geology with the KidzLabs Crystal Mining Kit. […]

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CREATION STATION: GLOWING CAMPFIRE CRAFT

Source: buggyandbuddy.com This glowing campfire craft is super easy to make and perfect for summer, fire safety week, summer camp, or for imaginative play! Materials Clear plastic cup Tissue paper in red, orange, and yellow Liquid glue LED tealight Twig or thin craft stick Cotton balls Brown construction paper Scissors Directions Cut your tissue paper […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN CANADA

The University of Waterloo’s Cognitive Development Lab is seeking participants for a current study that investigates how children navigate peer-to-peer encounters such as turn-taking, collaboration, and maintaining relationships during competitive games. The study is being conducted remotely. They are looking for study participants in the following demographics: 4- to 6-year old children, who would participate […]

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