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Dragonfly Snacks

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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young girl blowing bubbles

You Get 18 Summers With Them…

#CottageCountry

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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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Family Day Events

We hope you all enjoy Family Day with family and friends. Here are some activities to help! Ontario Family Fishing Event ALL WEEKEND Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. Family Day Weekend at Harley Farms Cross Country Skating Trail

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Selwyn Heritage Day

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 From 10:00am to 3:00pm In the Niels Pind Room, Lakefield-Smith Community Centre During the week of February 19, 2018, the National Trust for Canada encourages Canadians to celebrate Heritage Day 2018 and its theme: Heritage Stands the Test of Time. There is so much to celebrate: our collective history, special places

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shaving cream snowman

Snow Paint

Sparkles; that one word causes enormous joy in most kids. Add the word paint, and the fact that this is a super-fast craft to prepare, and it’s a win. To make this beautiful fluffy snow paint you will need 3 ingredients: white glue, shaving cream (the white fluffy stuff; I like unscented), and glitter or

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