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Category Archives: At-home Learning Resources

LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Manitoba Parks presents a free Cougar Cafe Zoom webinar this weekend, with information about all things cougars! Join wildlife biologist Bill Watkins as you uncover the mysterious life of cougars in Manitoba. Learn to correctly identify this species, where it lives and travels in North America, and how to protect yourself in the event you […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Discover Halifax Discovery Centre’s archive of Discovery@Home online learning experiments! Discovery@Home is a free online video series to connect students with science at a time when it is needed most. These hands-on, curriculum-connected workshops for grades P-9 will make science learning at home fun and easy. Watch Discovery@Home live, learn what materials you will need, […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: The Spruce Crafts Make your very own New Year’s Eve confetti launcher! Materials Toilet paper tubes Printed or colourful scrapbook paper Balloons Packing or masking tape Glue or tape Paper confetti and/or large flake glitter Directions Start off by putting a knot at the end of the balloon in the neck. Using your scissors, […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Create your own opera-inspired song with Blob Opera, a new machine learning experiment by David Li in collaboration with Google Arts and Culture. This machine learning experiment pays tribute to and explores the original musical instrument: the voice. Play four opera voices in real time. No singing skills required! The team developed a machine learning […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Explore seasonal science with the Ontario Science Centre this winter, with new at-home activities celebrating the best of the season. Turn your kitchen into a laboratory as you grow crystal snowflakes, make fireworks in a jar and mix up a batch of holiday-inspired play dough. Suit up in your warmest gear and explore biodiversity in […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Montreal Science Centre The little elves at the Montreal Science Centre have prepared some really great programming to help you count down to the holidays! From December 1st to December 24th, kids, parents, and even grandparents can learn about nature, try science experiments, and learn how to make the holidays greener than ever! Share […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: adabofgluewilldo.com Watch out – it’s slippery outside! Let’s have some icy fun indoors as we explore science with this super simple, awe-inspiring ice fishing activity! Materials Can Ice Cubes Water String Salt Directions Fill your can with cold water. Place 6 ice cubes inside. Lay your string on top of the ice cubes. Leave […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: preschoolsteam.com Winter is all about familiar sights, sounds, smells, and tastes. In this simple STEAM activity, kids learn the basics of the sense of taste and what tastes are commonly found during winter. The blindfold will heighten their sense of taste and help them isolate the sensation of taste during this activity. Materials Large […]

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SNOWFLAKE GARLAND

Every snowflake is special. Create your own unique winter-themed garland as you practice your fine motor skills and explore symmetry! Materials Cupcake liners Scissors Yarn/Ribbon Tape Directions Take a cupcake liner and fold it in half. Fold it in half again, and then one more time! Your cupcake liner should now look like a small […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Culturethèque Alliance française du Manitoba is offering access to Culturethèque, the new e-library of Francophone culture in Canada. All members and students of Alliance française du Manitoba have free access to Culturethèque, and non-members can get free three-week trial access through Alliance française du Manitoba. E-library Culturethèque offers thousands of documents with 24/7 access. […]

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