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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: gimliicefestival.com Take in the Gimli Ice Festival this weekend (March 5-6, 2022) and discover activities like the 5K (or 10K!) ice walk (or run, skate, snowshoe, bike, or ski) competition, frozen t-shirt contest, kids’ colouring competition, frozen fish toss, snow or ice creation contest, viking life re-enactors, and much more! Learn more.

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: publiccityarchitecture.com Check out Manitoboggan at St. Vital Park, Winnipeg’s first barrier-free and universally accessible toboggan slide. The project was initiated by the City of Winnipeg to replace the previous 1980s-era toboggan slides and warming shelter, which burned down in 2013, and was seen as an opportunity to provide the community with a better, more […]

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CREATION STATION: PAPER + POPSICLE STICK SKATES

Source: capturingparenthood.com If it’s too cold to go skating, bring a fun skating activity indoors with this cute, wintery craft! Materials White paper Markers, bingo dabbers, or other decorating tool of your choice Scissors Two popsicle sticks Glue Hole punch Yarn Directions Fold a piece of paper in two and cut out a simple boot […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Falcon Beach Ranch Make your way through the snow-covered trails of Whiteshell Provincial Park via horse-drawn sleigh or on horseback with winter activities from Falcon Beach Ranch. The hour-long trek by horseback is available for those 12 years old and up, sleigh rides are available for families with younger kids, and both run throughout […]

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CREATION STATION: CATCHING SNOWFLAKES ON YOUR TONGUE SELF-PORTRAIT

Source: artisandesarts.blogspot.com This is an incredibly cute idea for a wintery self-portrait with a few different ways to approach it – you could do oil pastel drawings, as pictured above, or use coloured construction paper to cut out and glue all the different parts of each child’s features and winter gear. The square teeth look […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Source: wag.ca Be transported to the North at the Winnipeg Art Gallery with outdoor projections of contemporary Inuit artwork and imagery, highlighting Qaumajuq, the Inuit art centre. This 20-minute show loops on the exterior of the Qaumajuq building on St. Mary Avenue and runs nightly from sundown until 10:00PM. Enjoy beautiful northern lights projections alongside […]

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CREATION STATION: NEWSPAPER POLAR BEAR CRAFT

Source: iheartcraftythings.com Materials Polar bear craft pattern (optional; available at this link) Blue, white, and black cardstock Newspaper Googly eyes Hole punch (optional) Black marker Scissors Glue Directions Begin by cutting out several pieces from your newspaper to make your polar bear. Start with a large circle for the polar bear head and another half […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN WINNIPEG

Check out the City of Winnipeg’s list of park skating ponds and rinks open for pleasure skating this season. And don’t forget the Arctic Glacier Winter Park skating trails at The Forks, as well as the Duck Pond at Assiniboine Park. Stay safe and warm out there!

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CREATION STATION: PAPER HEART PENGUIN

Source: craftymorning.com This cute paper penguin has hearts for their feet, beak, and tummy! Materials Orange, black, and white construction paper A pair of big googly eyes Glue Scissors Directions Cut a black oval out for the penguin body, one long white heart for the tummy, and three orange hearts. Two will be for the […]

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LOVE LOCAL: SPARK CREATIVE LEARNING IN MANITOBA

Source: Travel Manitoba Get out and explore this winter at Riding Mountain! Pull on your parka and lace up your boots to self-guide through snowy landscapes, or join a Parks Canada guide for an in-depth snowshoe excursion during the holiday break. You can also become a Riding Mountain National Park Winter Xplorer, or try their […]

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