inspiration and imagination

Bean Planting presented by Innisfil Seed Library

Easy and fun for all ages, learn how to plant nutritious beans in your garden or container with Innisfil Seed Library‘s Bridget Indelicato. All you need to get growing are planting beans, soil, sunshine, water and your hands!

For more resources about seed growing and saving, and for Innisfil/Cookstown residents to safely borrow seeds online, visit www.innisfilseedlibrary.ca. And for more videos, check out their YouTube Channel, Mindful Gardening!

Virtual Science Fair: Sink or Float
The Virtual Science Fair presents… Sink or Float

Welcome to the Virtual Science Fair! This week, we’re trying a simple “Sink or Float” experiment. Aspiring scientists and curious kids can try this experiment at home! Upload a video and share it with Miss Sarah (spoland@innisfilidealab.ca) to be featured in next week’s virtual Science Fair! Let the Science Fair begin!

https://youtu.be/ZB2rCT6coCs
More Mini Greenhouses
More Mini Greenhouses

Flowers are blooming all around! Make your own mini greenhouse with Miss Jessica to discover how plants grow from seeds to flowers.

Melted Crayon Art
Melted Crayon Symmetry Art

Happy Canada Day! Make some beautiful maple leaf art with melted crayons with Miss Laura!

https://youtu.be/fYbVa_wcC54
Egg Carton Caterpillar
Egg Carton Caterpillars

Summer means butterflies and this simple caterpillar craft is a kid favourite! Grab an egg carton, pipecleaners, and some colouring supplies and get crafty with Miss Amy!

Tundra Connections
Tundra Connections

Come experience the tundra and polar bears with Discovery Education and Polar Bears International! Travel to the Churchill, Manitoba to take a deep dive into the region’s unique ecosystem.

Leaf Rubbings
Leaf Rubbings

Heading out on a nature walk this weekend? Be sure to bring some scrap paper and crayons with you to make some art while you’re outside! Can you identify the different trees on your walk?

Puffy Paint
Puffy Paint

Step up your art game by learning how to make puffy paint out of just a few kitchen ingredients! Learn more about this experiment or find other activities to try here!

Simcoe County Museum Virtual Field Trips
Simcoe County Museum’s Virtual Field Trips

Take a virtual field trip with Miss Laura and the Simcoe County Museum to see what school was like in the 1800’s!

Access Mars
Access Mars

Take a walk on Mars with Access Mars Experience! Access Mars lets you explore a 3D replica of the Martian surface, exactly as it was recorded by the Curiosity rover.