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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Meraki Theatre Productions Meraki Theatre Productions is putting on their first ever free Mental Health Arts Week For Youth, called Stronger Together, that combines mental health resources and strategies with daily arts programming. Stronger Together takes place October 3-9 and is offered in partnership with the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba. The week’s programming […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: tinkerlab.com In this yeast and sugar science project, you can watch yeast feed on sugar to fill a balloon with carbon dioxide gas. It’s a fun experiment for kids that’s made with household, everyday materials. Materials Sugar, 2 tablespoons Active dry yeast, 1 packet or 2 1/4 tablespoons Balloon Warm water (40.5-46 degrees C) […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of September 20, 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… Mould & Paint Owls (Glow-In-The-Dark) Price: $16.99 Create adorable owl magnets and badges out of plaster, and […]

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CREATION STATION: MONSTER WINDSOCKS

Source: craftsbyamanda.com Kids love funny and cute monster faces, so these easy-to-make monster windsocks are a great afternoon project! They’re a fun way to celebrate windy weather. Materials Crepe paper streamers Eyeball printable (linked, optional) String or yarn Card stock Plain white paper Glue stick Tape Scissors Directions Print out eyeballs and cut out, or […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Assiniboine Park Zoo Get to know red pandas at the Assiniboine Park Zoo’s annual Red Panda Weekend, September 18 and 19, held in support of the Red Panda Network. Red pandas are fascinating creatures. Learn more about them by taking part in engaging activities that will teach you about this species, how climate change […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: canadiansciencecentres.ca The Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC), in partnership with Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants (EBTSOYP), is hosting a 5-day virtual #WeekofWonder during NSERC’s Science Literacy Week (#Scilit) from September 20-24, 2021. The week-long event features virtual STEM programming from 20 of Canada’s leading Science Centres, Museums, and STEM outreach organizations. […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of September 13, 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 Pocket Pals (Monsters) Price: $1.99 These cute monster Mini Pocket Pals can accompany you on your […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Morris Chamber of Commerce Celebrate Morris during their Prairie Pioneer Day event on September 11. It’s a celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Morris, complete with memories to share and cake to enjoy! The day is packed with family activities, food and craft vendors, a parade, and fireworks. All events are at the Stevens […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: scholastic.com Fractions can be tough for young math-learners to comprehend, and solving fraction word problems can be even harder! However, fractions are a critical math concept for your child to grasp, and making math connections in everyday life is a great way to help your child learn. Cooking presents a perfect opportunity for problem […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of September 7, 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… GoGoPo 10-Colour Pen Price: $2.99 each Kit out your pencil case with this 10-colour pen by GoGoPo! From […]

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