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Mosaiculture 2018

Last year, Beaverly introduced you to Mosaïculture 2017. This exhibition was organized as part of Canada’s 150th anniversary. This year, it’s my turn to present this wonderful exhibition. Mosaïculture is a horticultural art exhibition held in Gatineau, right next to the city of Ottawa. This year’s theme was “A magnificent journey.” Mosaïculture features 45 works …

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MosaiCanada 150

Hi everybody! Because it is the Summer holidays, I thought I could come back to Canada and visit my friends in the forest and tell them all about my adventures of the past year. I took the opportunity to visit a special exhibition in Gatineau, right next to Ottawa. This exhibition is called MosaiCanada. I …

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Nutcracker at the Château Laurier

Each year, the Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel in Ottawa (Canada)  organizes a Christmas tree decorating contest as a benefit for CHEO (the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario). This event takes place on an evening towards the end of November and always attracts many visitors. In addition to the prizes awarded by the official jury, members of …

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International Puppet Festival in Almonte

The International Puppet Festival is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year.  Every year, this event takes place on the second weekend of August in the town of Almonte, a 50 km drive from Ottawa.  During the two day festival, you can watch ten professional puppet troupes who perform in tented theatres or in the …

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Creative projects at the Museum

From January 2 to 5, 2014, I give workshops at the Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. Each child can make a chess piece. For many children, it was their first introduction to the game of chess. Here are some comments from the first day: I like it! Merci beaucoup! Really neat ideas. Thanks. Brillant! …

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Flugtag 2013 in Canada

On July 27, I attended a very colourful and imaginative event. Flugtag 2013 took place behind the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, across the river from the Parliament Building in Ottawa. Flugtag is a competition where the contestants build a flying machine that a brave team  pushes off a launching pad located 22 foot above the …

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ACELF congress

Animaplates had a very successful presence at the 65th ACELF congress in Montreal and I am very happy that I was able to meet so many teachers and educators in person. Many were thrilled at the prospect of integrating subjects through visual arts. Cross-curricular integration helps students grasp new concepts because they can view them from …

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Lighthouses of many colours

Today was the first of my two days of workshops at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa.  And what a wonderful day I had, helping young and not so young to create the lighthouse of their dreams. (You too can make the Animaplates lighthouse craft !) I have seen all kinds of colours, striped, squared, …

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Animaplates at the AFESEO forum

Animaplates had a big booth at the annual provincial forum of AFESEO, an association of early childhood educators. This conference took place on May 5th. During the intermissions, many participants came to see our booth, which was decorated with the new Animaplates look. As in previous years, this was a marvelous opportunity for me to …

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A Christmas tree with paper plates?

Yes, it sounds weird, but that’s the challenge I took on in November 2010. Mind you, it wasn’t the first time because in 2006 I had also participated in the “Trees of Hope” competition that takes place every year to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. This time there was an additional challenge: in the category …

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