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Monthly Archives: December 2021

LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Check out the City of Winnipeg’s list of park skating ponds and rinks open for pleasure skating this season. And don’t forget the Arctic Glacier Winter Park skating trails at The Forks, as well as the Duck Pond at Assiniboine Park. Stay safe and warm out there!

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 27, 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… Sensory Bin – Dinosaur Dig Price: $24.99 each Foster imaginative play with the Dinosaur Dig Sensory Bin. […]

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BOXING DAY AT HOME

Though we’ll miss celebrating Boxing Day with you this year, here are some of our favourite family ideas for an extra special Boxing Day at home! 1. Bundle up and go for a winter walk. Spending time outdoors is a great way to relax, re-energize, and reconnect with nature after a busy festive season. Not […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: steampoweredfamily.com This bath bomb activity is meant to capture the sparkle of freshly-fallen winter snow. With this activity, kids can also study icicles and the way they look and reflect the light and see if they can think of ways to capture that feeling in the design of their bath bombs. Materials 2 cups […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 20, 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… Spudsters Plush – Callie Cat Price: $31.99 each Short and plump, Spudsters is a new Aurora collection […]

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CREATION STATION: PAPER HEART PENGUIN

Source: craftymorning.com This cute paper penguin has hearts for their feet, beak, and tummy! Materials Orange, black, and white construction paper A pair of big googly eyes Glue Scissors Directions Cut a black oval out for the penguin body, one long white heart for the tummy, and three orange hearts. Two will be for the […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: kidthink.ca KIDTHINK, the children’s mental health centre located right here in Manitoba, is re-promoting their 12 Days of Holiday Well-Being tips due to popular demand! While the holiday season is often filled with excitement and joy, it can also be a stressful time for families. Check out their valauble tips for maintaining well-being for […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: explorerfieldtrips.com The iconic San Francisco science museum Exploratorium has a wonderfully resource-filled website that’s great for kids – and families – to discover. Over the years, Exploratorium has gathered and shared information from artists and scientists across the world, and their website is a treasure trove of inspiration. They have tons of learning resources […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 13, 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… Hello World Studio Tracer Price: $28.99 Simply slot in the disc and start creating endless different worlds […]

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CREATION STATION: HEDGEHOG CRAFT

Source: easypeasyandfun.com This simple hedgehog craft is fun to make and, because it has a ton of cutting, it’s perfect for working on fine motor skills with younger kids. As it’s insanely cute – you won’t be able to just make one – older kids will love making them too. Materials Brown and beige construction […]

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