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Category Archives: M’s Blog

CREATION STATION: SPONGE-PAINTED GHOST

Source: Cooking with Ruthie/I Heart Crafty Things Enjoy this simple sponge-painted ghost craft that young kids will not only have fun creating, but it can add to any spooky home decor as well. Materials Black 12 x 12 cardstock paper White paint Small sponge Paper plate (to pour your paint on) Scissors Glue stick Hole […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Manitoba Parks Have a howling good time in the Whiteshell with their Wolf Howl Hikes! Hike along with a park interpreter on a 2.5km trail around Goose Pond at the Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary. Along the way you’ll howl for wolves, listen for their haunting calls, and learn more about this iconic canine. Admission […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: American Museum of Natural History The night sky is like a giant puzzle. Hidden among the thousands of stars you can find dozens of constellations. You can also search for individual stars and planets. Stargaze when there is little or no moonlight and the sky isn’t cloudy and give your eyes a half hour […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of October 25, 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… String Art Heart Light Price: $16.99 This complete kit comes with everything you need to create a […]

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CREATION STATION: CANDY CORN MONSTER

Source: craftymorning.com Make a super cute, only slightly scary paper-and-candy monster for Halloween! Materials Orange, black, white, and green (optional) paper Black marker Scissors Glue 6-8 pieces of candy corn Directions Start by cutting out the monster’s main orange body, arms, and legs. Cut a smaller rounded rectangle out of the black paper to be […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Dalnavert Museum Join the Dalnavert Museum for a Halloween Scavenger Hunt on any of their museum tours booked for the weekends of October 23-24 and October 30-31. Get dressed up and do a fun family-friendly tour and scavenger hunt – you can even cast a spell in the spooky attic at the end! Learn […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: edheads.org Edheads is an online educational resource that provides science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Edheads stands at the intersection of the STEM employee pipeline and equity. They reach students from all walks of life, and support teachers by reinforcing the educational foundations students need to succeed in life. Choose […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of October 18, 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… Magical Pom Pom Keychains Price: $15.99 Unicorn, fox, sloth, and more! Create 5 no-sew, no-mess keychains using […]

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Hours of Operation (November 2021)

Effective Monday, November 1, 2021, we’ll be adding Mondays to our ongoing hours of operation and Mini Mondays programming will resume! New hours will be: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9:30AM – 4:30PM Tuesday & Wednesday Closed Click here for current hours of operation and upcoming holiday hours.

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: McNally Robinson This year marks the 40th anniversary of McNally Robinson Booksellers as well as the 25th anniversary of their Grant Park store in Winnipeg. To celebrate 40 years of reading, they’re passing along extra savings to Reader Reward Card holders and giving away some fantastic prize packages! During their anniversary weekend, Friday, October […]

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