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Category Archives: At-home Learning Resources

ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: greenkidcrafts.com Today’s STEAM activity teaches kids about crystal formation with seasonal pumpkin-shaped crystals. Materials Orange pipe cleaners Pumpkin-shaped cookie cutter Twine, string or ribbon Popsicle stick Borax Water Jars Directions Bend the pipe cleaner around the cookie cutter so it forms the shape of a pumpkin and then twist the ends together. Tie a […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: engineeringemily.com Today’s STEAM activity looks like a real ’70s lava lamp and teaches kids about the relative densities of oil and water. It’s also mesmerizing to look at! Materials Small clear cup or jar Water Light coloured or clear oil Food colouring Effervescing antacid tablet (such as Alka-Seltzer) Directions Fill your jar or cup […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM!

(Source: teachbesideme.com) Combining math with art can be so much fun! Today we will be drawing flowers with math. Materials  Graph paper Compass Pencil Eraser Markers Directions  Couple your pencil with the compass Choose a starting point on the graph paper, preferably near the middle of the graph paper Place the tip of your compass […]

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LEAF PEOPLE FALL CRAFT

Source: happyhomefairy.com Materials  Fake fall leaves Googly eyes Glue Popsicle sticks (coloured, plain, or you could colour them if you want) Directions  Glue a set of eyes on a leaf Glue the leaf to the popsicle stick Leave to dry for a few minutes Optional step Use a marker to add a smile below the […]

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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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