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Monthly Archives: December 2020

SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 14, 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… Snowman Foam Putty Price: $1.99 Sculpt a tiny snowman without any snow! This Mini Snowman Putty is […]

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ROLLING FEET!

Slow down there, speedster, there’s another set of feet on the move! Create your own pair of rolling feet and see who’s the fastest kid around. Materials Paper Pencil Scissors Glue Thin cardboard (from a cereal box, for example) Packing tape Straws (wide and thin) Directions Place one foot on your piece of paper. Use […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING ONLINE

Source: Facebook The 22nd annual #CPHolidayTrain is back. And this year, its first—and only—stop is your home! Although the Canadian Pacific train might look a bit different this year, they’re keeping the spirit of Christmas alive with a virtual concert via Facebook Live on Saturday, December 12 to raise money for food banks across North […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Montreal Science Centre The little elves at the Montreal Science Centre have prepared some really great programming to help you count down to the holidays! From December 1st to December 24th, kids, parents, and even grandparents can learn about nature, try science experiments, and learn how to make the holidays greener than ever! Share […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 7, 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…        Santa’s Sleigh Pullback Racer Price: $2.99 Just pull back on Santa’s sleigh and he quickly […]

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STAINED GLASS MITTEN CRAFT

Source: kindercraze.com/stained-glass-mitten-window-decor When it’s cold out, add some homemade mitten decorations to your window and let the winter sunshine in! Materials Three or more colours of tissue paper, all cut into 1-inch squares Two black construction paper mitten frames for each child (you can find a free template here) Two 12″ x 18″ sheets of […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade The Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade wants to help you and your family celebrate the holiday season remotely! They’ve compiled a list of fun, seasonal activities that families can participate in remotely. If you participate, you could win a $50 gift card to toy stores Kite and Kaboodle or Toad Hall […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: adabofgluewilldo.com Watch out – it’s slippery outside! Let’s have some icy fun indoors as we explore science with this super simple, awe-inspiring ice fishing activity! Materials Can Ice Cubes Water String Salt Directions Fill your can with cold water. Place 6 ice cubes inside. Lay your string on top of the ice cubes. Leave […]

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