I LOVE TO READ MONTH
WEEKENDS IN FEBRUARY

Theme: Fantastic Fairytales
Get ready to curl up with a good book...it ' s time to celebrate I Love To Read Month! Join us from 11:00AM -  3:00 PM each weekend in February for special crafts, activities, and story times, as we celebrate our love of reading with Fantastic Fairytales!

Bonus!
Show us how much you love to read all month long by entering our reading challenge between February 1 - 28 for your chance to win a prize package from the Children's Museum valued at over $150!
  • February 3 & 4: Princes & Princesses
    (With special guests from Prelude Music on February 3 from 11:00AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 2:00PM)
  • February 10 & 11: Castles Galore
    (With s
    pecial guests from the Winnipeg Public Library from 11:00AM - 3:00PM)
  • February 17 & 18: Mythical Creatures
  • February 24 & 25: Super Spells
    (With special guests from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on February 25 at 11:00AM)

Event Sponsor: TD
 

MINI MONDAYS
MONDAYS IN FEBRUARY

Mondays at the Children's Museum are very special days. Every Monday from September to April, join us from 10:00AM - 2:00PM for a fun-filled morning and afternoon of stimulating play designed for our youngest visitors, children under 4 years old! We provide tailored crafts to help develop fine motor skills, activities that aid in dramatic play, and a special story time at 11:00AM and 1:00PM in our Time Squared gallery.
 
February Mini Mondays Theme:
I Love To Read About...Everything!
February is I Love To Read Month! Join us as we celebrate our love of stories with our youngest visitors. With crafts, activities, and stories based around a variety of topics, there's storytelling fun to be had for everyone!
  • February 5: I Love To Read About Daring Dinos
  • February 12: I Love To Read About Outer Space
  • February 19: N/A*
  • February 26: I Love To Read About Fairy Tales
*Please Note: There will be no Mini Monday on February 19 due to the Louis Riel Day holiday. Please see information about our Franco-Fun Day event that will be happening that day instead!

Click here to learn more. 
 

100th DAY OF SCHOOL
FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Attention Teachers: It ' s time to celebrate 99 days of hard work - join us on February 14 for our 100th  Day Of School event! Enjoy our special 100th Day-themed craft and discover 100+ things to do in the museum ' s galleries. Students can add what they have learned to our Giant Balloon Tree and watch it grow!

Click here to book your school visit or to learn more. 
 

FRANCO-FUN DAY
FEBRUARY 19, 2018

At the Children ' s Museum, Louis Riel Day is the opportunity to celebrate French Canadian Culture. On February 19, the festivities begin at 11:00AM and run until 3:00PM. Kick things off with a performance from l'Ensemble Folklorique de la Rivière-Rouge at 11:00AM, create your very own Franco-Fun Day postcard with Graffiti Gallery, grab a complimentary croissant*, and enjoy our special themed activities and French story times throughout the day. Don' t miss our very special Franco-Fun Day! (*while supplies last)
 
Au Children's Museum, la Journée de Louis Riel est l'occasion de célébrer la culture franco-canadienne. Le 19 février, les festivités se tiendront de 11 à 15h! Commencez la journée avec une performance de l'Ensemble Folklorique de la Rivière-Rouge à 11h, crée votre propre Franco-Fun Day carte postale avec Graffiti Gallery, et profiter d'un croissant gratuit*, des activités, et de nos histoires en français pendant la journée. Ne manquez pas l'occasion d'une journée de fun en français lors de notre Franco-Fun Day! (*jusqu'à épuisement des stocks)

 

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SESSION
FEBRUARY 15, 2018

The Children's Museum is looking for volunteers to assist with our upcoming programming and events. Are you fun, creative, and interested in making a difference? Help spark kids' creative learning - become a Children's Museum volunteer today or share this message with someone you know! 
 
 
Volunteer Program Supporter: Payworks
 

MEMBERS MORNING
MARCH 16, 2018

Children's Museum members and up to two free guests per member are invited to experience the power of (early morning!) play at this exclusive event featuring before-hours access to the museum. From 8:30AM - 9:29AM, attendees will be treated to light refreshments and have an opportunity to create a take-home craft as well as enter our draw for a museum membership. 

 

EXPLORE-ABILITIES MORNING
MARCH 24, 2018

Part of our Explore-Abilities Access Program, join us on Saturday, March 24 for an Explore-Abilities Morning - a sensory-friendly museum experience designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have fun and enjoy interactive, hands-on learning in a safe and accessible facility!  

 

SPRING BREAK LINE-UP
MARCH 24 - APRIL 1, 2018

Celebrate Spring Break at the Children's Museum! Become an architect and start designing, creating, and building this spring break. Grab a construction hat and join us daily  from 11:00AM - 3:00PM for fun interactive building activities, special guests, and crafts.

 

SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP
MARCH 26 - 29, 2018

Registration is now open for Spring Break Day Camp. Every day is a brand new adventure with special activities, free time in the galleries, our Spring Break Line-Up, and non-stop fun! Open to children in Kindergarten through Grade 4, our Day Camps are a great, safe place for kids to spend their holiday. 

Click here to register or to learn more.
 

FAMILY NIGHT OUT... DRESS FOR A MESS
APRIL 7, 2018

Come mess with us at the Children's Museum for Family Night Out! Dress for a mess as you explore the galleries and take part in magnificent messy mania at this family-friendly fundraising event in support of the Children's Museum. Join Sweet Impressions in chaotic cookie decorating fun as you frost your very own family cookie. Let untamed imaginations roar as you create a Wild Art family canvas with Artful Owl. Science becomes a hot mess with muddled slime concoctions, exhilarating experiments, and bold, blustering activities led by the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg's Let's Talk Science teams. Grab a messed up souvenir snapshot of your family's experience at the Pixels and Giggles Photo Booth. After all the fun, relax and grab some grub in our Mess Hall catered by The Gates on Roblin.

Click here to purchase tickets or to learn more.
 

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
THE WORMENOR FAMILY

The Children's Museum's 35,000 square-foot learning landscape offers a warm, child-centric oasis for the next generation of creative problem-solvers, and for those who support them. Open 359 days a year and one of the first museums in the province that children visit, we welcome 150,000+ guests annually, including 3,600+ active museum members. Children's Museum membership is an economical means of exploration and discovery at a world-class museum that cannot be fully experienced in just one visit. A member since 2015 and a teacher by profession, Jaelynne Wormenor parents three children under the age of ten with her husband Simon. Jaelynne shares her reasons for choosing the Children's Museum Membership Program.


Manitoba Children's Museum
45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T6



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