Imagination Station

On Demand

Age / Grade 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

Join these Canadian Illustrators and learn about drawing. We’ll get some tips on how to draw different types of animals and sing a song that will inspire us to draw some winter pictures!

Charlene Chua

Join Charlene Chua for an interactive outdoor drawing activity.  Did you know that Charlene is the illustrator who created our Telling Tales illustration for this year?  

Charlene has illustrated many things over the years for kids of all ages. Her illustration work has won several awards, while books she has illustrated have been nominated for USBBY Outstanding International Books, OLA Best Bets, Shining Willow Award, and Kirkus Best books. Charlene has just written and illustrated her first book, Hug!


Mr. Ben

Join Mr. Ben for a seasonal song that will have you singing and dancing!

With his guitar in hand and a childlike enthusiasm & energy, Mr. Ben’s signature blend of folk & pop grabs audiences’ attention, draws them in, and has them singing and moving along regardless of age.

Paul Covello 

Join Paul Covello as you learn to draw winter animals inspired by his latest title, I Am a Polar Bear.

Paul is the best-selling author and illustrator of several picture books for young readers, including Canada ABC, Canada 123 and Canada Animals among other beloved titles.

Ruth Ohi

Join Ruth Ohi as she shows viewers a drawing activity inspired by her latest book, Fox and Squirrel Help Out.

Ruth has illustrated more than fifty children’s books—several of which she has also written, including Fox and Squirrel. Her books have been nominated for many prestigious awards, including the Blue Spruce and the Governor General’s Award.

Be sure to check out these fun Fox and Squirrel activities and submit your competed work to our Creativity Club for a chance to have your work featured on our website or social media.

Download Ruth Ohi’s Build a Snowy Friend Template