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Monthly Archives: July 2020

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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SUMMER READING RESOURCES

(Source: tdsummerreadingclub.ca) It’s not always an easy task keeping your little one reading throughout the summer – but these resources are here to help! Check out #StayHomeSummer with Usborne Children’s Books for six weeks of adventurous learning! Sign up for the Usborne Newsletter and receive various activities, ideas, and adventures straight to your inbox. All […]

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WISHING STAR AIRPLANES

Send your wishes soaring to the stars with this wishing star airplane! Materials Coloured Paper Scissors Pencil Crayons Pencil Streamers Tape Directions: Draw a star on a piece of paper. Make it nice and big! Use scissors to cut the star out Use pencil crayons to write your wish on your star, and decorate it. […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GOING TO VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP!

(Source: mindkraft.ca) Get ready for some awesome virtual summer camps that will keep your kiddos entertained and busy all summer long! Introduce your kiddos to the world of coding with this exciting virtual summer camp! MindKraft is offering FREE 90-minute trial sessions so you can see if coding is a good fit for your little […]

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MINI MONDAY: TEENY-TINY WISHES

Wishes come in all sizes! Share your wishes with the world with this fingerprint dandelion! Materials White Paper Coloured Paper Black Marker Paint Scissors   Directions: Using your black marker, draw a line on your piece of paper. This will be the stem of your dandelion At the top of your line, colour a black […]

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SUNDAY FUNDAY: 15 FUN FACTS YOU WON’T BELIEVE ARE TRUE!

The average person farts 14 times per day, and each fart travels away from your body at about 7mph. The Anglo-Zanzibar War in 1896 lasted less than 40 minutes, making it the shortest war in history. Goats have rectangular pupils. Some ants can make themselves explode when attacked. A zedonk is an unusual cross between […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For The Week Of July 26, 2020) 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… Dino Party Animals Price: $10.99 each Rawr! Enjoy hours of imaginative fun with this classic travel bucket […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING WITH THESE MANITOBA PARTNERS

It’s time to get out and about to enjoy all that Manitoba has to offer! Head over to St. Andrews Heritage Centre for a fun afternoon of making your own spinner toy on July 30! This fun craft is sure to keep your little one entertained for hours on end. Visit their website to register […]

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FEATURE FRIDAY: MUSIC RESOURCES

(Source: athome.cmom.org) Are you looking for unique ways to incorporate music education into your child’s daily life? Check out these awesome activities and resources for at-home music lessons to get their minds and bodies flowing. Introduce your little ones to new types of music and get their feet moving and toes tapping! Follow these activity […]

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THURSDAY LITERACY RESOURCES

(Source: bayareadiscoverymuseum.org) Get ready for some literacy fun! Join Amazement Square for Storytime activities! Follow along with the story time video and then complete the associated activity to create your own fish, tiny home, bee puppet, and more. Try out this fun word game from Bay Area Discovery Museum called Nonsense Words. Generate sentences as […]

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