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Category Archives: At-home Learning Resources

SUNDAY FUNDAY: SOME JUST-FOR-FUN ACTIVITIES

Everyone loves chocolate and everyone loves slime, but what about ooey, gooey chocolate slime? Check out this fun activity courtesy of Museum of Discovery and Science and whip up your own batch of chocolate slime using glue, borax solution, cocoa powder, and glitter. Who’s up for a fun afternoon of playing pretend vet clinic? Grab […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING WITH THESE MANITOBA PARTNERS

Check out this weeks Winnipeg-based educational resources! Join Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s Theatre School Director, Kent Suss as he illustrates how to make your very own object or tabletop puppet in this video. Grab your materials and get your creative juices flowing with this fun activity! Did you know that if you have a […]

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FEATURE FRIDAY: MUSIC FOR KIDS

Music is a wonderful way to get your kiddos creative juices flowing – check out these music resources for some awesome at-home music classes. This fun bean tambourine activity from the Children’s Museum of Atlanta makes for a great at-home music lesson for your little ones. Make your DIY tambourine, then shake it to the […]

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THURSDAY LITERACY RESOURCES

Check out this weeks literacy resources! Lingokids is an app that teaches English to children ages 2 – 8. Through interactive, game-based play, Lingokids is a fun way to learn. Try it for FREE today! Are you looking for books to read with your little ones? Get book recommendations through Children’s Bookshelf. They have recommendations […]

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WORK-READY WATERMELON

How cute AND practical is this juicy ‘lil melon dude? Bonus points for upping the kawaii factor for your own take on this fruity storage tin! Materials Empty Tin Construction Paper Scissors Markers Tape Glue Ruler Instructions Find an old empty tin (it can be any size). Be sure to wash it out before you […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM!

Join the Global Guardian Project for FREE online classes, projects, and activities that are great for kids and their families. Learn more about how to protect endangered species and the world around us through hundreds of hours’ worth of activities as you become a true Global Guardian! Seacoast Science Centre in Odiorne Point State Park […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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