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Tag Archives: Creative learning

ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: wisekidneticenergy.ca Founded in 1990, WISE Kid-Netic Energy is the largest community outreach program offered by the University of Manitoba, with support from the Price Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science. They offer hands-on, curriculum-based science, engineering, and technology deliverables for youth in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Scroll through WISE Kid-Netic Energy’s collection […]

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CREATION STATION: SHOE FISH

Source: kinderart.com Use the outline of your shoe as the template for making a school of fish! Materials Shoes Pencil 9×12 paper (or bigger if you want to make an aquarium) Crayons or markers Watercolour or tempera paint (optional) Directions Have the kids take off one of their shoes and trace the bottom of it […]

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CREATION STATION: EGG HEAD PLANTERS

Source: playdoughtoplato.com With a quick trip to the grocery store or your refrigerator, you can create these funny egg heads! Materials Eggs Seeds (lentils, chia, or mung beans work well) Soil Permanent markers Card stock Directions Make a small hole in the top of the egg by tapping it gently with the edge of a […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: pridewinnipeg.com Pride Winnipeg and Manitoba Theatre For Young People (MTYP) have teamed up to offer two free online creative drama workshops for kids ages 5 to 12 on Sunday, June 6. These fun and encouraging introductions to drama will empower students’ imaginations and self-expression through games, movement exercises, and story theatre. The first session, […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: mathplayground.com Explore hundreds of fun learning games with Math Playground! The website includes a wide variety of math topics, from problem-solving and mathematical art to real-world math and thinking games for kids in grades 1 to 6. Categories include multiply and divide, robot games, algebra, shapes and graphs, fractions and decimals, and more.

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CREATION STATION: PAPER PLATE CATERPILLARS

Source: intheplayroom.co.uk These paper plate caterpillars are super cute, and will be perfect for spring time when the kids start to spend lots of time in the garden. Materials Paper Plate (unwaxed) – one plate makes two caterpillars Markers Pipe Cleaners Glue Directions Cut the paper plate in half. Then, cut out the middle circle […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littleinventors.org/resources If you are a teacher wanting something fun and rewarding to inspire your students, or a parent looking for a creative activity for a rainy day, the website Little Inventors has everything you need to embrace the spirit of imagination and support your students (or kids) in coming up with marvelous, ingenious, bonkers […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: ingenium.org Explore Ottawa’s Ingenium family of museums – the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum – on their webpage devoted to at-home education. With their wide array of engaging and online resources (perfect for parents, teachers, and students), you can browse online […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littlebinsforlittlehands.com Learn about the unique properties of salt as you make paintings using this household item! Materials PVA school glue or craft glue Salt Food colouring of your choice Water White card-stock or watercolor paper Template for the shapes you’ll be painting Directions Trace your template onto cardstock. Add glue to outline your shapes. […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG…AND BEYOND

Source: greenactioncentre.ca This Earth Day (April 22), check out Green Action Centre’s list of 51 green actions to help you celebrate and reduce your eco footprint. Here’s a sample of some of the things you can do: Get your bike ready for spring! Check out some tune-up tutorials here. Check out community supported agriculture in […]

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