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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

It’s time to fish with this week’s focus on TECHNOLOGY while creating a fishing rod. You’ll need: Construction paper Paper clips Scissors Magnet Dowel String Instructions Tie a piece of string (about 3 ft long) around the end of your dowel. At the other end of the string, tie a magnet in place. This is […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

This week we head over to Mellow Marsh with our TECHNOLOGY-focused activity. It’s time to make a buzz with our butterfly noisemaker.  You’ll need: Popsicle stick Construction paper Elastic band String Markers Glue Instructions: Trace and cut out a butterfly shape. Decorate your butterfly. Tie a string near the bottom of the popsicle stick. Place […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Want to see how the heart works?! This week’s focus on TECHNOLOGY is all about how a heart pumps in and out of its chambers. You’ll need: – Small Jar – Cup – 2 Bendy Straws – Balloon – Tape/Glue – Water – Red Food Colouring – Toothpick Instructions 1. Fill your jar halfway with […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

It’s time to learn about winter weather and make a homemade thermometer with this week’s focus on TECHNOLOGY. You’ll need the following: A clear plastic bottle/container A straw that you can see through Clay or playdoh Red food colouring Water Rubbing alcohol Cooking oil Instructions Add red food colouring, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 cup alcohol […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

It’s time to create some shadow puppets and make a video with this week’s theme of TECHNOLOGY. With this activity, your child will learn how to create a video and using stop-motion technology. You’ll need: video recording device paper or cardstock skewers flashlight scissors printable puppet template here Print out the shadow puppet template or […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

This week’s area of focus is TECHNOLOGY, and we’re learning how to code with Legos. In this activity, children get to learn about how coding works and come up with their own secret messages to decode. You’ll need: Lego’s Lego board Coding template you can find here First, you need to decide which two colours […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Hello Ruby Hello Ruby is a STEAM website that doubles as a whimsical way to learn about technology, computing, and coding. They’re about curiosity, playfulness and logic. Hello Ruby provides tools for kids, parents and educators to learn to understand programming in a fun and creative way. Web visitors can learn about computers, programming, […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: BrainPop BrainPop is a series of websites that engages kids with learning games, animated movies, and activities. Its offerings help challenge students to reflect, make connections, and engage in deeper, curiosity-driven learning. With resources across the subject spectrum, from arts and music to engineering and tech, there’s BrainPop ideas and activities to inspire every […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Girls Who Code Girls Who Code offers a huge archive of Code At Home activities for kids to discover. Create a public service announcement to stand up for mother nature, learn digital art, play a game where you create and catch a meteor, go through their step-by-step activist toolkit series, learn the text-based language […]

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Hands-On Harley-Davidson

Hands-On Harley-Davidson™ is ready to hit the road! Developed by the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and on display for the first time in Canada, this educational travelling exhibition  illustrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts through a one-of-a-kind visitor experience that lets kids Dream It!… Build It!… and Ride It! Read More…

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