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Tag Archives: Family fun

ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: science-sparks.com Celebrate the start of summer with this exciting bottle rocket experiment that demonstrates Newton’s Third Law of Motion! Make sure to read through the directions from start to finish before you begin this activity, and make sure an adult is supervising while making and launching the bottle rocket. Materials An empty plastic bottle […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: blossomandroot.com Homeschooling blog Blossom & Root offers great resources to make nature walks and outdoor activities STEAM learning opportunities. They note that “we are born curious about the natural world, and we are born to tinker with it. Sticks, rocks, trees, creeks, insects – these were the toys children played with before there were […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: Tourism Winnipeg The Winnipeg International Children’s Festival has announced that they’ll present live family programming this year as Kidsfest moves to a drive-in format from June 11 to 13. The fest will include performances from Al Simmons, Splash ‘N Boots, The Street Circus Show, The Summer Bear Dance Troupe and hip-hop sensation Dammecia Hall […]

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CREATION STATION: MAKE YOUR OWN PLANTABLE SEED PAPER

Source: thesprucecrafts.com Seed paper is produced by mixing recycled paper pulp with seeds and pressing the mixture into a shape. You can use plain white paper, newspaper, tissue paper, cardboard, and most other types of paper (besides paper with a glossy finish) to create the pulp. Seed paper can be planted in soil, where the […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Join the Gateway Recreation Centre in Winnipeg for a physically-distanced night out on May 7. Relax in the comfort of your vehicle with your family while enjoying the Disney Pixar movie Soul. Please follow signs and maintain 2 metres of space between your neighbours! The movie will be set up on the south side of […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: assiniboinepark.ca Inspired by the original attraction, the new Aunt Sally’s Farm, on now at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, encourages play, reflects modern standards for animal welfare and care, and inspires the same awe and wonder as the original Aunt Sally’s Farm exhibit. One of the Zoo’s most beloved attractions, the original Aunt Sally’s Farm […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: mbmaplesyrupfest.com The Manitoba Maple Syrup Festival in McCreary, MB is back for 2021! This weekend on Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10, enjoy a drive-in movie, farmer’s market, maple pancake breakfast, horse and wagon rides, sugar tapping education sessions, and live musical entertainment. The use of masks and physical distancing applies to all […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: oakhammockmarsh.ca/events/easter-weekend-gps-egg-hunt Join Oak Hammock Marsh this Easter weekend for their Annual GPS Egg Hunt. Participate in a high-tech egg hunt through the marsh using a GPS to find hidden eggs. In this outdoor hunt, participants find letters in the marsh using GPS coordinates and try to decode the secret word to win a sweet […]

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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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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: assiniboinepark.ca/zoo/zoolights Embrace winter and see the Assiniboine Park Zoo in a whole new light at Zoo Lights! Zoo Lights is an outdoor, walk-through experience. Each evening, the focus of the Zoo experience will shift from viewing animals to viewing stunning light displays. The lights are up for viewing until March 28 – see the […]

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