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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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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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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: thebestideasforkids.com Make some glow-in-the-dark slime with today’s STEAM activity! Materials 6 ounces or 3/4 cup of Elmer’s glow-in-the-dark glue 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 tablespoons contact lens solution – Renu Fresh brand recommended Directions Get a bowl to mix your slime ingredients in. Add the Elmer’s glow-in-the-dark glue to the bowl, then add […]

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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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PLINK, PLONK, PLINKO

Plink, plonk, can you hear the ball drop? Create your own game and put your math skills to the test! Materials Cardboard Box Scissors Jumbo Craft Sticks Paint Paintbrush Aluminum Foil Small cups/containers Directions Find a large cardboard box and cut off the sides. Using a pair of scissors, carefully create holes on the back […]

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JUMPING, SKIPPING SNOW SHAPES!

It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump through snowy shapes! Roll the dice and get moving as you explore different shapes and types of movement! Materials Paper  Ruler Pencil Crayons Scissors Tape Stick Bowl Directions Use the ruler to trace four squares on a piece of paper. These squares should be in a straight […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: buggyandbuddy.com Make a pan flute using straws, then learn to play it and write your own songs! Materials Cardstock Scissors Double-sided tape Plastic straws (we used wide straws for boba or bubble tea, but regular straws will also work) Permanent marker Ruler Markers for decorating (optional) Directions Take five wide straws and cut them […]

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RECYCLED TOILET PAPER TUBE SNOWMEN

Source: Extreme Couponing Mom These cute snowmen, made with recycled toilet paper tubes, are a perfect winter craft for a snowy day! Materials Toilet paper tubes White acrylic or craft paint Paintbrush Pieces of colourful felt fabric Small, colourful pom poms Colourful pipe cleaners Markers Scissors Glue Directions Paint each toilet paper tube with white […]

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BOXING DAY SURPRISE GIFT BOX

Gather around and take a peek inside…what’s hiding inside your surprise gift box?  Materials Construction Paper White paper Paper Fastener Scissors Markers Tape Directions Fold a piece of construction paper in quarters. Use the scissors to cut your paper in half along the vertical line. Take one half of your paper and use the scissors […]

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