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CREATION STATION: SNOWMAN CRAFT

Source: cindyderosier.com Make a cute snowman with your child as the weather turns wintery! Materials Buttons Glue Scissors Marker White and coloured construction paper Directions Cut three increasingly-sized circles from the white construction paper to form your snowman’s body and head! Glue the circles together, overlapping slightly, and glue buttons on the middle circle. On […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Prairie Theatre Exchange In Prairie Theatre Exchange production The War Being Waged (pictured), on now until November 21, an Indigenous mother becomes an activist while her brother becomes a soldier. A grandmother raises a child with love, in community. A granddaughter full of turmoil finds her voice. Three generations of Indigenous women are woven […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: kiwico.com Explore the science behind how your heart works with this simple heart pump model activity! Materials Small jar Two bendy straws Balloon Tape or glue Water Red food colouring Directions Cut the neck of the balloon where the balloon starts to widen. Fill a jar halfway with water and add 3 drops of […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 8, 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… Mini YooHoo & Friends Price: $7.99 each Aurora’s signature YooHoo & Friends are a group of characters […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is continuing their series of free Manitoba hikes next weekend (November 13) at the Pinawa Suspension Bridge in the Whiteshell. The hike will take a 2.5km loop trail starting at the suspension bridge. Take the time to breathe in the outdoors, get to […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: National Audubon Society The National Audubon Society’s website includes lots of amazing resources to help kids learn more about birds of all kinds! Their page aims to bring together activities from across Audubon’s national network of environmental educators, including the classroom curriculum Audubon Adventures, plus related DIY activities and content from Audubon’s editors. These activities […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 1, 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… Balloon Dogs (Blue or Pink) Price: $4.99 Quite possibly the cutest stress relievers around, these rubber Balloon […]

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CREATION STATION: SPONGE-PAINTED GHOST

Source: Cooking with Ruthie/I Heart Crafty Things Enjoy this simple sponge-painted ghost craft that young kids will not only have fun creating, but it can add to any spooky home decor as well. Materials Black 12 x 12 cardstock paper White paint Small sponge Paper plate (to pour your paint on) Scissors Glue stick Hole […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Manitoba Parks Have a howling good time in the Whiteshell with their Wolf Howl Hikes! Hike along with a park interpreter on a 2.5km trail around Goose Pond at the Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary. Along the way you’ll howl for wolves, listen for their haunting calls, and learn more about this iconic canine. Admission […]

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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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