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MINI MONDAY

Going on a bear hunt! Mini bears can still let out mighty roars! Create your own bear mask and wear it with pride as you go out hunting for other bears in your community!   Materials Paper Plate Brown Paint Sponge Scissors Popsicle Stick Tape   Directions: Using scissors, cut out the centre of the […]

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SUNDAY FUNDAY: SOME JUST-FOR-FUN CONTENT TO MAKE YOU SMILE

We have put together a list of fun family-friendly activities for you to do this Sunday to help you de-stress and prepare for the week ahead. Crayola has a wide variety of printable colouring pages, not only for kids but for adults as well! They also have a list of many easy, at-home crafts and […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING WITH THESE MANITOBA PARTNERS

Does your little one love the magic of science? Mad Science is doing Mad Science @ home experiments on their Facebook page. Be sure to check them out and try your own at-home experiments! FortWhyte Alive shares ways to practice sustainability at home by reducing your water footprint, a downloadable guide for everything you need […]

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FEATURE FRIDAY: COOKING WITH KIDS

(Source: allrecipes.com)   With strong curriculum connections to math and science, there has never been a better time to teach your children some basic cooking skills. We have put together some tips for cooking with your little ones and collected some recipes that are sure to be a hit for the whole family. Tips for […]

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READING RESOURCES: MIND GROWTH EDUCATION

Mind Growth Education is a Canadian-based business that focuses on inspiring young children to become the best reader they can possibly be. Kids can record the number of minutes they spend reading each day and this online program automatically converts minutes read into kilometers and sends them on an adventure around Canada! This online reading […]

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SKETCH-A-SHADOW

Explore science and silhouettes as you bask in the sun and unleash your inner artist! Line your finished creations up in the window to proudly display a parade of splendid silhouettes. Materials Plain sheet of paper Pencil Toys and/or stuffed animals Plants   1. Place the piece of paper directly in the sun (or, if […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM!

Today we wanted to share with you some great STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) resources for at-home fun and learning! Let’s Talk Science has so many wonderful activities and experiments that kids can try out at home (with the help of parent!). They offer hands-on activities that include things like learning about how to […]

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MINI MONDAYS

Warmer weather means melting snow…and lots of muddy puddles to play in! Bring the fun indoors with this (not-so) messy, mini muddy activity!   I Spy in My Mini Mud Pie Create your own (tightly sealed!) pile of fake mud, and explore the wonders hidden within! Materials Plain sheet of paper Markers Large Ziploc bag […]

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SUNDAY FUNDAY: SOME JUST-FOR-FUN CONTENT TO MAKE YOU SMILE

Sunday is a day of rest, and we have put together a short list of resources to make this Sunday a fun and relaxing one. Disney Movie Club has all of your child’s movie favourites – and maybe even some of your own! Start off your membership with 5 Disney movies for $1 and watch […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING WITH THESE MANITOBA PARTNERS

We have some wonderful Manitoba-made content for you to help spark creative learning from home. Prairie Exotics is using their YouTube channel to educate the public about their exotic reptiles, amphibians, and insects. For all the farm-and-agriculture-loving kids out there, Manitoba Agricultural Museum has an online collection that showcases their unique artifacts to learn about […]

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