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Handmade Fun: Story Starters

November 1 to 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Create your own customized set of story starter discs with colourful images, and use them as building blocks to inspire tall tales.

Beyond 150: The Promise of Canada with Charlotte Gray

November 30
Resource Centre
7 p.m., in English with simultaneous translation into French

Join historian Charlotte Gray for a discussion of Canadian history and identity in this latest instalment of the Canadian Museum of History’s Beyond 150 series.

Handmade Fun: Owl Ornaments

December 1 to 23 and 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
December 24, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Have a hoot making your own adorable owl ornament from pinecones and colourful craft supplies.

Awesome Christmas Village

December 3
Canadian Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate Christmas traditions by decorating a tree, making a holiday pastry of New France and listening to live music!

Doug Cooper: Creating the Magic at DreamWorks Animation

December 9
Resource Centre
2 p.m., in English

Enjoy an exclusive presentation by Doug Cooper, Visual Effects Supervisor at DreamWorks Animation, as he shares secrets behind the creation of Dragon Flight, the exhibition’s immersive-media centrepiece.

Red-Carpet Kids — DreamWorks Opening Weekend

December 9 and 10
Grand Hall, Douglas Cardinal Salon
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Movie-themed activities and creative challenges for children of all ages, inspired by Shrek, Trolls and other Dreamworks features, plus an animated film workshop for older kids.

Trolls and Shrek Story Rolls

December 13, 2017 to April 8, 2018
Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursdays until 6 p.m.
Special Exhibitions

Engaging, hands-on creative play led by volunteer interpreters, sparking children’s imaginations through dress-up, role play and storytelling inspired by DreamWorks animation.

Winter Tales of Adaptation, Celebration, and Courage

December 26 to 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian History Hall

Join us to explore stories of adaptation, celebration, and courage in the Canadian History Hall.

Recycle in the New Year

December 29 and 30, 2017; January 5 and 6, 2018
Canadian Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Make a resolution to reduce, reuse and recycle materials as you make music and an artful ragdoll.

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