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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of May 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… My Hand Print Mini Craft Kit Price: $6.99 Big fun in a small box! This kit comes […]

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CREATION STATION: PAPER PLATE CATERPILLARS

Source: intheplayroom.co.uk These paper plate caterpillars are super cute, and will be perfect for spring time when the kids start to spend lots of time in the garden. Materials Paper Plate (unwaxed) – one plate makes two caterpillars Markers Pipe Cleaners Glue Directions Cut the paper plate in half. Then, cut out the middle circle […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING ONLINE

Source: pletheplay.com New kids’ production Plé the Play from Manitoba-based co-creators Shannon Guile, Joanna Hawkins, Laura Lussier, and Andraea Sartison is available to stream now until June 16 via Vimeo. Plé the Play explores the idea of how language makes us different and how it makes us the same. Performed in English, French and American […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littleinventors.org/resources If you are a teacher wanting something fun and rewarding to inspire your students, or a parent looking for a creative activity for a rainy day, the website Little Inventors has everything you need to embrace the spirit of imagination and support your students (or kids) in coming up with marvelous, ingenious, bonkers […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of May 17, 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… Ginormous Hatchin’ Grow Dino Price: $7.99 Watch your ginormous dinosaur emerge from its egg. Submerge the 4.5 […]

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CREATION STATION: BEADED WIND CHIME

Source: blog.consumercrafts.com Make a classic wind chime with beads and personalize it to make it your own! Materials Driftwood piece or wood dowels Acrylic craft paint Glass or plastic beads Painter’s tape (optional) Jute or twine Small eye hooks Beading thread Directions Paint the driftwood or wood dowel. You can give it as much or […]

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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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