cartoon robot

Author Archives: lisa

MINI MONDAY: UNDER MY UMBRELLA

Rain or shine, come hide-away under your own teeny-tiny umbrella! Dip and dab to decorate, and once it’s dry, let the peek-a-boo fun begin!   Materials Paper Plate Paint Pom Poms or cotton balls Pipe cleaners Tape Scissors Directions: Cut a paper plate in two. Choose one half to be your umbrella, and one half […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged , | Comments closed

SUNDAY FUNDAY: WAYS TO SPEND THE LONG WEEKEND IN WINNIPEG

(Source: cornmaze.ca) Looking for ways to spend your long weekend? Check out these awesome activities happening around Winnipeg! Join the Manitoba Museum in celebration of their 50th birthday! Explore the Museum Galleries and learn about some of the staffs favorite artifacts and specimens with their scavenger hunt activity. Complete your scavenger hunt sheet (available at […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged , , , , | Comments closed

SHOP FEATURE 5

(For The Week Of August 2, 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… Grow Unicorn Price: $5.99 each Just add water to hatch your own unicorn friend and watch it […]

Posted in M's Blog, Shop Feature 5 | Tagged , , , | Comments closed

LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING WITH THESE MANITOBA PARTNERS

(Source: wag.ca) Enjoy outdoor fun and games on the WAG Rooftop Retreat! Croquet, Lawn Darts, and Bean Bag Toss can be reserved beside the entry to the rooftop during regular Gallery hours. Be sure to check out the fun next time you’re at the Winnipeg Art Gallery! Did you know that Louis Riel rested in […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged , , , , | Comments closed

FEATURE FRIDAY: BOREDOM BUSTERS

Check out these random activities to keep your little ones busy when they say they’re bored! Find some scarves, or other sturdy fabric, and get the family together for 3-legged races in the backyard. Have everyone in the family make their own paper boat and then race them to see who the winner is. Pull […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

SUMMER READING RESOURCES

(Source: tdsummerreadingclub.ca) It’s not always an easy task keeping your little one reading throughout the summer – but these resources are here to help! Check out #StayHomeSummer with Usborne Children’s Books for six weeks of adventurous learning! Sign up for the Usborne Newsletter and receive various activities, ideas, and adventures straight to your inbox. All […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged , , , , , | Comments closed

WISHING STAR AIRPLANES

Send your wishes soaring to the stars with this wishing star airplane! Materials Coloured Paper Scissors Pencil Crayons Pencil Streamers Tape Directions: Draw a star on a piece of paper. Make it nice and big! Use scissors to cut the star out Use pencil crayons to write your wish on your star, and decorate it. […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged | Comments closed

ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GOING TO VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP!

(Source: mindkraft.ca) Get ready for some awesome virtual summer camps that will keep your kiddos entertained and busy all summer long! Introduce your kiddos to the world of coding with this exciting virtual summer camp! MindKraft is offering FREE 90-minute trial sessions so you can see if coding is a good fit for your little […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged , , , | Comments closed

MINI MONDAY: TEENY-TINY WISHES

Wishes come in all sizes! Share your wishes with the world with this fingerprint dandelion! Materials White Paper Coloured Paper Black Marker Paint Scissors   Directions: Using your black marker, draw a line on your piece of paper. This will be the stem of your dandelion At the top of your line, colour a black […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged , , , | Comments closed

SUNDAY FUNDAY: 15 FUN FACTS YOU WON’T BELIEVE ARE TRUE!

The average person farts 14 times per day, and each fart travels away from your body at about 7mph. The Anglo-Zanzibar War in 1896 lasted less than 40 minutes, making it the shortest war in history. Goats have rectangular pupils. Some ants can make themselves explode when attacked. A zedonk is an unusual cross between […]

Posted in At-home Learning Resources, M's Blog | Tagged , | Comments closed