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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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CREATION STATION: DUCK FINGER PUPPETS

Source: iheartcraftythings.com These cute duck finger puppets are super easy for preschoolers and kids of all ages to make, and they make a fantastic spring craft for kids. Materials Orange, yellow, green and brown cardstock paper Three-quarter inch circle hole punch Green and yellow mini cupcake liners Googly eyes Scissors Glue Directions Start by cutting […]

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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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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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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: 17apart.com Regrow your own celery in a sunny window this spring! Simply chop the base from a bunch of celery, leaving about 2 inches. Place this 2-inch cutting in a dish of water in a sunny location. You’ll have to wait for about 5-7 days to see new growth starting from the centre of […]

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CREATION STATION: TISSUE PAPER FLOWERS

Source: easypeasyandfun.com You can make a wonderful bouquet for mom with this tissue paper flower craft. Materials Bright pink, light pink, and white tissue paper – or whatever colours you want! Scalloped circle cookie cutter Pen or pencil Scissors Wood craft sticks Green craft paint Stapler White school glue Directions Paint each craft stick with […]

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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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CREATION STATION: FLOWER NECKLACE

Source: homeschoolantics.com Make a flower necklace to wear to your next party! Materials Drinking straws Yarn Construction paper in a variety of colours Scissors or flower-shaped paper puncher Hole puncher Directions Cut out flowers from the construction paper either with a flower-shaped paper puncher, freehand, or by tracing flower shapes and then cutting them out […]

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CREATION STATION: BUMBLE BEE CRAFT

Source: theinspirationedit.com Do your kids love bugs? You can make a few of these cute wooden bumble bees and hang them as a garland, or make them into magnets for your fridge. Materials Yellow, black, and white card stock Glue stick Scissors Black marker Wooden circles White cupcake liners Paper cutter Directions Make the bee’s […]

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