Missions
Our librarians have put together several activities, for a variety of challenges and levels. Complete an activity and you might unlock a more advanced one, and bragging rights, cool badges and maybe even a prize!

10 Reflection

10 reflection

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11 Layers

11 Layers

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12 Dawn

12 Dawn.

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13 Silhouette

13 Silhouette

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14 Spider's Web

14 Spider's Web

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15 Tree Stump

15 Tree Stump

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16 Animal Tracks

16 Animal Tracks

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17 Pretty Rock

17 Pretty Rock

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18 Something Moving

18 Something Moving

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19 Weeds

19 Weeds



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20 Berries

20 Berries



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21 River Sunset

21 River Sunset



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22 Worm

22 Worm



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23 Lady Bugs

23 Lady Bugs



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24 Four Leaf Clover

24 Four Leaf Clover



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25 Something Shiny

25 Something Shiny 



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26 Something to Make Music With

26 Something to Make Music With



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27 Moss

27 Moss



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28 Something Loud

28 Something Loud



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29 Interesting Clouds

29 Interesting Clouds



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30 Birds on a Wire

30 Birds on a Wire



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31 Vegetable Garden

31 Vegetable Garden



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32 Bike

32 Bike



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33 Fountain

33 Fountain 



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34 Chewed Leaf

34 Chewed Leaf



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35 Snail

35 Snail



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36 Lily Pads

36 Lily Pads



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37 Flashlight

37 Flashlight



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38 Map

38 Map



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39 Water Bottle

39 Water Bottle



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4 Waterfall

4 a waterfall

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40 Trash

40 Trash



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41 Mushrooms

41 Mushrooms



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42 Fruit

42 Fruit



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43 Puddle

43 Puddle



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44 Squirrel in a Tree

44 Squirrel in a Tree



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45 Something Surprising

45 Something Surprising



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46 Something Colourful

46 Something Colourful 



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47 Bunny

47 Bunny



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49 Something Wet

49 Something Wet



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5 Heron

5 a heron

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50 Fresh Summer Fruit/Vegetables

50 Fresh Summer Fruit/Vegetables



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51 Refreshing

51 Refreshing



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52 Playground

52 Playground



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53 Daydreaming

53 Daydreaming



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54 Ice Cream

54 Ice Cream



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56 Hiking

56 Hiking



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57 Summer Food/BBQ

57 Summer Food/BBQ



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58 Staying Cool

58 Staying Cool



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59 Rain

59 Rain



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6 Bubbles

6 Bubbles

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60 Rainbow

60 Rainbow



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61 Blue Sky

61 Blue Sky



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62 Sunset

62 Sunset



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63 Sunrise

63 Sunrise



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64 Clouds

64 Clouds



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65 Joy

65 Joy



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66 Your Mood

66 Your Mood



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67 Your Favourite Place

67 Your Favourite Place



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68 Frog

68 Frog



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69 Shadow

69 Shadow



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7 Nest

7 a nest.

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70 Leaves

70 Leaves



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71 Butterfly or Dragonfly

71 Butterfly or Dragonfly



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72 Friendship

72 Friendship



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73 Bike

73 Bike



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74 Rest

74 Rest



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75 Pet

75 Pet



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76 Construction

76 Construction



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77 Texture or Pattern in Nature

77 Texture or Pattern in Nature



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78 Interesting Door

78 Interesting Door



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79 Bridge

79 Bridge



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8 Birds Flying

8 birds flying.

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80 Duck

80 Duck



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9 Low Light

9 Low Light

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100 Pts

A Time of Remembrance

November is a time to remember and honour those who have served - and are still serving - in the Canadian armed forces.




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Amateur Autumn Photography

Autumn is perhaps the most photogenic season in Ontario. Why not hone your amateur photography skills and snap some colourful fall photos? No selfies required!



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August 1

Today's prompt is to draw adventure- use pen or markers. 


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August 10

Today's prompt is to sketch a vehicle- use pen or pencil.


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August 11

Today's prompt is to draw light from a screen- use your own choice of medium.


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August 12

Today's prompt is to draw an animal's point of view- use paint or pencil crayons.


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August 12

Today's prompt is to create a salad- collage or with paint. 


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August 13

Today's prompt is to draw a fire- use crayon or paint. 


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August 14

Today's prompt is to draw something prickly- use your own choice of medium. 


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August 15

Today's prompt is to create something flowing- use your own choice of medium.


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August 16

Today's prompt is to sketch something poisonous- use pen or pencil.


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August 17

Today's prompt is to draw a ritual- use your choice of medium.


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August 18

Today's prompt is to draw pens- use pens or paint.


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August 19

Today's prompt is to draw a workout- use your choice of medium.


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August 2

Today's prompt is sketch camping- use crayon or paint. 


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August 20

Today's prompt is to draw peace- use paint or pieces of leaves.


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August 2021 Photo Mission

Get your camera ready and snap some photos to complete this mission. For each completed photo mission, you will earn 10 points!

Photos and writing sample submissions may be used (including and not limited to) in print publications, online media, broadcast media, presentations, websites, marketing materials and social media related to Idea Exchange without additional compensation. Changes and modifications to the original image may occur at the discretion of Idea Exchange.




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August 21

Today's prompt is to create a rainbow- use recycled items or crayon.


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August 22

Today's prompt is to draw a dragon- use pen or pencil crayons.


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August 23

Today's prompt is to draw earth- use collage or pencil.


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August 24

Today's prompt is to draw reflection- use your own choice of medium.


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August 25

Today's prompt is to draw laughing together- use pencil or paint. 


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August 26

Today's prompt is to draw dancing- use marker or pen.


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August 27

Today's prompt is to sketch stargazing- use your own choice of medium.


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August 28

Today's prompt is to sketch playing- use crayon or pencil.


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August 29

Today's prompt is to create something enchanted- use your own choice of medium.


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August 3

Today's prompt is draw magic- use your own choice of medium. 


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August 30

Today's prompt is to draw something lose- use pencil crayon or marker.


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August 31

Today's prompt is to draw the morning- use pieces of nature or marker.


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August 4

Today's prompt is sketch dreams- use your own choice of medium. 


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August 5

Today's prompt is to draw something microscopic- use pen or pencil.


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August 6

Today's prompt is to sketch a virus- marker or paint. 


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August 8

Today's prompt is to create a monster- use collage or pieces of nature. 


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August 9

Today's prompt is to draw a super hero- use your own choice of medium. 


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Blue Spruce ®, JK-Grade 2

Welcome to the Blue Spruce Mission! Read each book, do the activity to go with the book and when you have completed that - collect your badge!

Each badge is worth points and an entry into our prize draw - Good Luck!

Once you are finished the activities, vote for your favourite book.



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100 Pts

Bonus Mission: Future Library

In this bonus mission, describe what your library of the future would look like.



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Check it out!

Just trying to share all the awesome things we have at Idea Exchange could take all day. Instead do this mission and explore the great items we have to offer!


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Chores Made Fun

Let no opportunity be wasted to listen to a song, read a magazine, or listen to an audiobook. Chores are the perfect opportunity for multitasking!

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