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Monthly Archives: November 2021

CREATION STATION: PAPER SNOWGLOBE

Source: mrsriccaskindergarten.blogspot.com Make a cute paper snowglobe to celebrate the season! Materials Construction paper in blue and black, plus a background colour of your choice Scissors White paint Paintbrush Glue, tape, or a stapler Black and orange markers, plus a colour of your choice for the snowman’s scarf Directions Cut your snowglobe shapes out of […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: West End Cultural Centre The Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Music from A Charlie Brown Christmas featuring Quinn Greene and Jayme Giesbrecht on December 15. This encore performance (from their 2019-20 season) is a special request of the West End Cultural Centre and has become a holiday tradition in Winnipeg. The entertaining program, narrated by […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Ask Dr. Universe Dr. Wendy Sue Universe is a very smart cat who investigates tough questions from curious elementary and middle school students. Based out of Washington State University, Dr. Universe teams up with professors, researchers, and experts in the field, to tackle big questions like: What is fire? Why does soda fizz? Why […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 22, 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… Canada Digger Trucks  Price: $5.99 each These Canada Digger Trucks are single 1:60 scale construction vehicles powered […]

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CREATION STATION: NOODLE POODLES

Source: handmadecharlotte.com Try making oodles of poodles covered in noodles! Materials Macaroni noodles White glue Cardboard Pencil Craft knife Cutting mat Precision scissors (optional) Paint (white and black) Paintbrushes Directions Use a pencil to draw out a poodle shape on your piece of cardboard. Draw out as many as you’d like to make and cut […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Daly House Museum Step into Victorian Brandon at the Daly House Museum and experience the city’s history like you’ve never seen it before! Built in 1882, the Daly House is a small Victorian mansion nestled in the heart of Brandon. Originally the home of two of Brandon’s prominent families – the Dalys and the […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littlebinsforlittlehands.com Turn a leftover piece of styrofoam into a geoboard-inspired work of art with your kids. A few simple supplies and you can explore math and art with a bit of engineering as you make a beautiful flower or two. Materials Thick styrofoam, preferably reused – you could trying using electronics packaging if you […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of November 15, 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… Note Pals Sticky Tabs Curious Caterpillars Price: $2.99 Curious Caterpillars make really useful friends that help organize […]

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CREATION STATION: SNOWMAN CRAFT

Source: cindyderosier.com Make a cute snowman with your child as the weather turns wintery! Materials Buttons Glue Scissors Marker White and coloured construction paper Directions Cut three increasingly-sized circles from the white construction paper to form your snowman’s body and head! Glue the circles together, overlapping slightly, and glue buttons on the middle circle. On […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Prairie Theatre Exchange In Prairie Theatre Exchange production The War Being Waged (pictured), on now until November 21, an Indigenous mother becomes an activist while her brother becomes a soldier. A grandmother raises a child with love, in community. A granddaughter full of turmoil finds her voice. Three generations of Indigenous women are woven […]

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