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Sandpaper Printed T-shirt

Sandpaper Printed T-shirt

I love t-shirts! I am always on the lookout for fun shirts for the family so when I came across this activity on Pinterest I knew I had to try it with the boys. We bought most of the stuff at the dollar store – except the t-shirt which I found at Wal-Mart. All that

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Dragonfly Snacks

This is a fun little spring themed snack for kids to take in their lunches, or to take on a picnic; I’ve even seen them used as party favours. All you need is a clothespin (we used wooden), a snack sized plastic zipper seal bag, glue, a pipe cleaner, paint or markers, small googly eyes

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blue slime

Fluffy Slime

My 8 year old is constantly talking about slime, can we make some. So I decided that it would be a great activity to do over March Break. So I of course hop onto Pinterest and search for slime recipes and after a quick shopping trip we were off to the slime making races. Ingredients

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outside of Peterborough Museum

Treasures from the Toy Box

Each of the stories being shared, along with the toys being represented, come from the Peterborough Museum & Archives Permanent Collection of artifacts. The Great Garloo During the 1940s and 50s a craze of movie monsters attracted the imaginations of many youngsters.  In the early 1960s, the Marx Toy Company created several battery-operated toy monsters

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young girl blowing bubbles

You Get 18 Summers With Them…


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Shaving Cream Eggs craft

Shaving Cream Eggs

These exciting colourful eggs were so easy to make – messy, but easy! They were so enjoyable to make, we plan to do more right before Easter. All you need is shaving cream (make sure it is shaving cream and not gel), eggs and food colouring (we went with neon!). I used a glass dish

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3 Ookpik

The Ookpik

On Exhibition The Ookpik alongside ‘Northern Owls’ According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, the Ookpik began as a traditional Inuit handicraft; a small snowy owl, typically made of sealskin became a popular Canadian symbol during the Philadelphia Trade Fair in 1963, where it was used to attract visitors to the federal government’s Department of Northern Affairs

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Plowing field

New Government Program Set to Help Farms Manage Risks

There are a number of inherent risks to managing an Ontario farm successfully year-over-year. A shortfall of rain could have disastrous effects on crop output, while too much rain can have equally detrimental effects. Then there is question of distribution to be dealt, as retailers and distributors are notoriously picky and cut-throat in their dealings

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