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Monthly Archives: December 2022

SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 26, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More… Create With Clay – Dinosaurs Price: $29.99 each Bring three dinosaurs to life with vibrant clay! Art, adventure, science, and fun all combine for the perfect STEAM […]

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CHRISTMAS READING LIST

This week’s reading list explores how people celebrate during this season. Dive into these books with your little ones and gain insight into celebrations worldwide and how we can respect those traditions. The Little Toymaker Min, Cat We all know about the guy in the red suit at the North Pole. But what if the […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

This week’s topic is MATH. Make math fun (and tasty) with this marshmallow counting activity. You’ll need the following: Pictures of mugs (or actual mugs) A marker Marshmallows Instructions Lay out pictures of hot chocolate mugs Write numbers on them with your marker Ask your child to match the same number of marshmallows to the […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 19, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More…  Magic Reindeer Poop Price: $3.99 each Mold this Magic Reindeer Poop and prank your friends and family – then watch it melt into a brown gooey puddle. […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Snow, snow, snow. Let’s turn this snow into something fun and make ice marbles! These are not only fun to make, but also a pretty lawn decoration. You’ll need the following: Balloons Food colouring Water A freezer Scissors Instructions Place a few droplets of food colouring into your balloon Fill balloon with water and tie […]

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WINTER READING LIST

We are back with another reading list and this one is all about snow. Thanks to our friends and partners at McNally Robinson Booksellers, we get to explore the pages of these fun books as they welcome winter. Once Upon A Northern Night Pendziwol, Jean and Arsenault, Isabelle In this exquisite lullaby, the beauty and […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

This week’s area of focus is ENGINEERING. Snowflakes are magical, beautiful, and complicated mini structures of ice. Let’s build our own from q-tips! You’ll need the following: Q tips Glue Felt or paper Sparkles or glitter (optional) Instructions Cut your q-tips up in different sizes Start assembling them to make a snowflake pattern Once you […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 12, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More… Christmas Water Game Price: $3.99 each These fun Christmas Water Games will keep kids entertained! Try to get the plastic hoops on the pegs by pressing the […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

It’s time to learn about winter weather and make a homemade thermometer with this week’s focus on TECHNOLOGY. You’ll need the following: A clear plastic bottle/container A straw that you can see through Clay or playdoh Red food colouring Water Rubbing alcohol Cooking oil Instructions Add red food colouring, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 cup alcohol […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of December 5, 2022) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store! Read More… Plush Christmas Star (Assorted Styles Available) Price: $5.99 each Perfect stocking stuffers! These Plush Christmas Stars are made of soft material printed with a friendly holiday character […]

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