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CREATION STATION: RAIN CLOUD CRAFT

Source: blog.vickybarone.com April showers bring May flowers! While the weather is bad, stay indoors and make a cute craft celebrating spring. Materials Blue cardstock or construction paper Scissors Glue White mini pompoms or cotton balls Blue embroidery floss or string Tape Directions Cut a cloud shape out of a big piece of cardstock or construction […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: folklorama.ca/event/learn-how-to-irish-dance Learn the basics of Irish dance techniques and traditions in a fun, free workshop from Folklorama, suitable for all ages and abilities! Get top quality Irish dance instruction by the award-winning dancers from McConnell Irish Dance who will show you how to get started and have fun. This workshop takes place Friday, March […]

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BEST SPACE PALS

Let’s make a new friend who’s totally out of this world! Materials Construction Paper White Paper Paper Plate Aluminium foil Markers Scissors Glue Directions Take a paper plate and cut it in half. Spread your fingers apart and place them on a piece of construction paper. Trace your hand on the paper and use your […]

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CACTUS PET ROCKS

Source: thebestideasforkids.com Make a family of pet rocks! Part of the fun is choosing rocks that are suited to becoming little cactus characters. Materials Rocks – choose them based on the size of your terracotta pot. A flat surface area is needed for the googly eyes. Googly eyes Outdoor acrylic paint – green, white, and […]

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SUPER SPEECH BUBBLES

Celebrate I Love to Read Month by making some speech bubbles you can use over and over again! Materials Dowels Cardstock Packing Tape Markers Scissors Washi Tape Dry Erase Marker Directions Draw a speech bubble on a piece of cardstock. Use the scissors to cut it out. Cover the entire front of your speech bubble […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: babbledabbledo.com/science-engineering-kids-tensile-bubbles Did you know you can make a square bubble? Learn structural engineering by building 3-dimensional bubble wands and making an inverted bubble cube that mimics a tensile structure. Click here to learn more and to find instructions for making other bubble wand shapes. Materials Straight straws Pipe cleaners Bubble solution Tall plastic container […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: idtech.com/blog/black-history-month-stem-activities For Black History Month, try an internet scavenger hunt that focuses on Black trailblazers. Our modern world has been shaped by so many Black scientists, mathematicians, doctors, inventors, and other trailblazers in STEM fields. This Black History Month, let’s honour their achievements, reflect on their legacies, and celebrate those creating the future. 

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BIG NOSE BOOKMARKS

My, my, my…what a big nose you have. All the better to mark your place in your favourite book! Never lose track of where you are with this fun, colourful, big nose bookmark. Materials Cardstock Washi Tape Scissors Markers Pipe cleaner Directions Cut a rectangle out of cardstock. This will be the base of your […]

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I LOVE TO TELL STORIES CRAFT

Celebrate I Love to Read Month by creating your own notebook to hold all your terrific tales! Materials Jumbo craft or popsicle sticks Tape  Glue White paper Coloured paper Scissors Yarn Stapler Directions Fold four pieces of white paper into quarters. Using the scissors, cut the folded tops of your papers so that they can […]

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WINTER SILHOUETTES

Materials Craft sticks Glue Paint Paintbrush Black permanent marker Directions Lay two craft sticks down horizontally, one above the other, with enough space between them to lay another stick. Place a line of glue on each of the craft sticks. Lay craft sticks vertically between the two horizontal sticks, each touching the next, to create […]

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