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Monthly Archives: December 2020

LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: The Manitoba Museum Count down to midday on December 31 during the Manitoba Museum’s first-ever New Year’s Eve Special, live from aboard everyone’s favourite ship, the Nonsuch. Though we can’t celebrate the season as usual, the Manitoba Museum will take you on a virtual adventure down below to share secrets of the ship. Get […]

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Source: The Spruce Crafts Make your very own New Year’s Eve confetti launcher! Materials Toilet paper tubes Printed or colourful scrapbook paper Balloons Packing or masking tape Glue or tape Paper confetti and/or large flake glitter Directions Start off by putting a knot at the end of the balloon in the neck. Using your scissors, […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 28, 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! From December 26, 2020 – January 1, 2021, save 25% off all regular priced merchandise when you spend $25 […]

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BOXING DAY SURPRISE GIFT BOX

Gather around and take a peek inside…what’s hiding inside your surprise gift box?  Materials Construction Paper White paper Paper Fastener Scissors Markers Tape Directions Fold a piece of construction paper in quarters. Use the scissors to cut your paper in half along the vertical line. Take one half of your paper and use the scissors […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

The Forks’ Arctic Glacier Winter Park is now open! Walk or skate the beautiful Arctic Glacier Winter Park, day or night. Lights and music greet you along the tree-lined paths. Currently only the Canopy rink and portions of the trail are open for skating. All lit areas are open for walking. More skating trails will […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Create your own opera-inspired song with Blob Opera, a new machine learning experiment by David Li in collaboration with Google Arts and Culture. This machine learning experiment pays tribute to and explores the original musical instrument: the voice. Play four opera voices in real time. No singing skills required! The team developed a machine learning […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 21, 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…   Polar Bear Whoopee Cushion Price: $4.99 Prepare to prank like a polar bear! What does the […]

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BEAUTIFUL BOWS

Decorate your home this holiday season by crafting some beautiful paper bows to bring the festive fun indoors! Materials Coloured Paper Pencil Crayons Scissors Tape Directions Fold your piece of paper in half like a hamburger. Cut along the fold. Turn your paper so that it is taller than it is long. Make a fold […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Help support local small businesses during this season of giving and consider doing some shopping in Winnipeg’s historic Exchange District. With lots of retailers offering online ordering and curbside pick-up options, it’s easy and fun to grab a hot beverage or bite to-go and help support local small businesses while getting in the holiday spirit. […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Explore seasonal science with the Ontario Science Centre this winter, with new at-home activities celebrating the best of the season. Turn your kitchen into a laboratory as you grow crystal snowflakes, make fireworks in a jar and mix up a batch of holiday-inspired play dough. Suit up in your warmest gear and explore biodiversity in […]

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