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Monthly Archives: October 2020

CUPCAKE LINER OWLS

Source: Artsy Craftsy Mom Materials Paper cupcake liners Craft paper sheets in yellow, orange, brown, and blue Googly Eyes Chalk Markers Scissors Glue Leaf embellishments Directions Start by flattening out the cupcake liners to get circles. Be careful not to tear them. Fold the liners inward from both sides, leaving a narrow gap in the […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Oak Hammock Marsh Fall programming for families at Oak Hammock Marsh includes a songbird banding demonstration on November 7 and astronomy night on November 19. With your Children’s Museum membership, you can get 10% off the price of annual membership at Oak Hammock Marsh. New exhibition Inuk Style is now open at the Winnipeg […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Crafting With Kids Did you know you can use water to make a curved bracelet out of a rigid craft stick? Today’s STEAM activity shows kids the transformational power of water to help soften and bend a wooden stick into a bracelet! Materials Craft sticks or Popsicle sticks Cup or glass – the diameter […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of October 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… Marble Circuit Price: $41.99 It’s the multi-directional marble maze with 64 puzzling challenges! Choose a card to […]

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HALLOWEEN LANTERNS CRAFT

Source: erinspain.com Give mason jars the seasonal, spooky treatment with some ghost and jack-o’-lantern designs! Materials Mason jars (you can use an old pickle jar or pasta sauce jar) Tissue paper in your choice of color (green for Frankenstein would be cute too!) Black cardstock or construction paper Mod Podge (or another all-in-one glue/sealer/finish) Sponge […]

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EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: SEPTEMBER 2020

Katrina works at the Children’s Museum as an Admissions Attendant and a Program Interpreter. She’s worked at the Children’s Museum for over a year. As a child, her favourite children’s books were Pizza Pat and Green Eggs and Ham. Her favourite food is potatoes of all kinds. Doesn’t matter what type, she loves them all!

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Tourism Winnipeg Fall activities are in full swing right now at FortWhyte Alive. Check out their spooky seasonal Mystery Track and Trail events on October 28, 29 and 30, and discover what mystery creature is loose in the woods. Storytelling by the Fire also happens on Sunday, October 25 and continues into November. Don’t […]

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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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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of October 19, 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…   Spooky Spider Legs – Hector Price: $25.99 Embrace your inner spookiness with this fluffy and adorable […]

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LITTLE YARN APPLE CRAFT

Source: makeandtakes.com These little yarn apples are super cute and make a great fall decoration. They look like they just fell from the tree! Materials A piece of cardboard – approximately 2 inches by 5 inches Red and green craft yarn Brown and green pipe cleaners (or chenille stems) Directions Find a piece of cardboard […]

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