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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Parks Manitoba Manitobans can enjoy free access to provincial parks this weekend and those wishing to fish may do so without acquiring a license. On June 12 and 13, anglers will be able to fish without a license province-wide, except in national parks where a federal license is still required. Access to provincial parks […]

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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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CREATION STATION: BEADED WIND CHIME

Source: blog.consumercrafts.com Make a classic wind chime with beads and personalize it to make it your own! Materials Driftwood piece or wood dowels Acrylic craft paint Glass or plastic beads Painter’s tape (optional) Jute or twine Small eye hooks Beading thread Directions Paint the driftwood or wood dowel. You can give it as much or […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: sciencerendezvous.ca Science Rendezvous is happening all over the country on May 8, and Manitoba organizations are hosting several activities that teachers and families will want to take part in. Join the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg for virtual Science Chase activities on May 8. Test your knowledge of our diverse Manitoba […]

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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…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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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 MANITOBA

Source: Manitoba Parks Manitoba Parks has announced that they will again offer free entry to provincial parks throughout the month of February so Manitobans and visitors can take advantage of the many winter activities available in the parks. Vehicle permits are not required in any provincial park in February. There are groomed trails in provincial […]

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