Important: As of April 8, 2021 all in-person events have been cancelled, postponed or temporarily closed for 30 days in accordance with the Ontario stay-at-home order. This includes drive-in theatres and drive-through events. Please keep this in consideration when reading our guides and refer to event organizer websites for updated information.

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best outdoor kids toys

Top 10 Toys to Get the Kids Outside

Spring has sprung. I am sure of it this time. The grass is turning green, the patio furniture is calling and I am wearing flip flops! Time to get the kids outside, and keep them out there, as long as possible!

Easter Bunny Pancakes from diycandy.com

20 Fun Family Easter Brunch Ideas

Looking for some yummy and colourful recipe ideas for Easter Brunch? We’ve gathered up some amazing recipes to share. Savoury or sweet, these easy recipes and treats will beat anything the Easter Bunny might bring!

YPT World Premiere The Darkest Dark

YPT Announces World Premiere of The Darkest Dark

Inspired by Commander Hadfield’s internationally best-selling children’s book, The Darkest Dark is a timely new play for young audiences about overcoming your fears and embracing the unknown.

If You Give a Pig a Pancake

A fun story for Maple season to get your child in the mood for spring and of course syrup and pancakes! If you give a pig a pancake, she”ll want some syrup to go with it. You’ll give her some of your favorite maple syrup, and she”ll probably get all

Audible Free Stories for Kids & Teens

Right now, during school closures, online learning, and rotating shutdowns, Audible is offering stories from their collection for free! Kids and families everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across eight different languages, that will help them continue learning, dreaming, and just being kids during school

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Parents and grandparents will have fond memories of visiting the drive-in on a Saturday night, hanging out at the concession stand, or cuddling up on a romantic date! These classic outdoor theatres are a dying breed dotted across the land of America, but Ontario still has it’s fair share and

15 Fun St. Patricks Day Crafts for Kids

If you love green and gold you’re in LUCK! Get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with these 15 fun and festive crafts for kids and families.

Ontario Family Fishing Events

During the Ontario Family Fishing Events families can try fishing without the need for a fishing license! This is great way to try out the fun sport together as a family. FOUR Times a Year Family Fishing Events Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to

Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

Hop to it! Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite fun Easter crafts from talented crafting mommies around the web. Find some inspiration and get creative with the kids during the long weekend!

Creativity Online: Virtual Programs for Kids

Creativity comes in many forms, whether it’s dancing, cooking, coding, making music or art, creative expression is fun and helps build confidence in kids and teens.

10 Valentine;s Day Treats to Make at home

10 Valentine’s Day Treats to Make at Home

We love these fun and colourful Valentine’s Day treat ideas that you can make at home! Create them with your kids or make treats for your special someone. Heart-shaped sugar cookies, heart shaped pizza, pink and red Valentine’s snack mix and more!

Love Makes a Family

Love Makes a Family

Perfect for a Valentine’s Day storytime. This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family… and that’s LOVE. Love is baking a special cake. Love is lending a helping hand. Love is reading one more book. In this exuberant board book, many different families are shown in

Fun Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home with Kids

Who doesn’t need a little more love right now? The past year has been a challenge even for the toughest parent, but our kids may be feeling the stress more than any of us. What better time to show our love and remind them how full their hearts can feel

MS Read-a-Thon

A Million Epic Adventures for an Incredible Cause

MS Read-a-Thon launches bold, modern new look for 2021 campaign to support people living with multiple sclerosis For more than 40 years, the MS Society of Canada’s MS Read-a-Thon has been helping kids discover the joy of reading — while also supporting a good cause. A generation that grew up participating in the

Home Made Play Dough

Make your own Play Dough!

The kids are home, everyone’s outdoors, let’s have some good old-fashioned messy fun! Why messy fun? Of the five senses, the sense of touch is developmentally important.

Summer Camps Guide

Summer Camp Programs Guide

The summer season gives parents a great opportunity to expose their children to new experiences. It’s a time for making new friends, enjoying new experiences and maybe even discovering a new passion.

Girls in Gaming

Esports Camps Coming to Waterloo Region this April

Sports Camps Canada has partnered with Subnation Media to bring competitive video gaming esports camps to the Waterloo Region. The virtual Explore Waterloo Region esports Spring Break camps will provide top-level instruction to campers between the ages of 12-19, designed to help them improve their gaming abilities, while also building important life skills that

best outdoor kids toys

Top 10 Toys to Get the Kids Outside

Spring has sprung. I am sure of it this time. The grass is turning green, the patio furniture is calling and I am wearing flip flops! Time to get the kids outside, and keep them out there, as long as possible!

Easter Bunny Pancakes from diycandy.com

20 Fun Family Easter Brunch Ideas

Looking for some yummy and colourful recipe ideas for Easter Brunch? We’ve gathered up some amazing recipes to share. Savoury or sweet, these easy recipes and treats will beat anything the Easter Bunny might bring!

YPT World Premiere The Darkest Dark

YPT Announces World Premiere of The Darkest Dark

Inspired by Commander Hadfield’s internationally best-selling children’s book, The Darkest Dark is a timely new play for young audiences about overcoming your fears and embracing the unknown.

If You Give a Pig a Pancake

A fun story for Maple season to get your child in the mood for spring and of course syrup and pancakes! If you give a

Audible Free Stories for Kids & Teens

Right now, during school closures, online learning, and rotating shutdowns, Audible is offering stories from their collection for free! Kids and families everywhere can instantly

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Parents and grandparents will have fond memories of visiting the drive-in on a Saturday night, hanging out at the concession stand, or cuddling up on

15 Fun St. Patricks Day Crafts for Kids

If you love green and gold you’re in LUCK! Get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with these 15 fun and festive crafts for kids and families.

Ontario Family Fishing Events

During the Ontario Family Fishing Events families can try fishing without the need for a fishing license! This is great way to try out the

Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

Hop to it! Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite fun Easter crafts from talented crafting mommies around the web. Find some inspiration and get creative with the kids during the long weekend!

Creativity Online: Virtual Programs for Kids

Creativity comes in many forms, whether it’s dancing, cooking, coding, making music or art, creative expression is fun and helps build confidence in kids and teens.

10 Valentine;s Day Treats to Make at home

10 Valentine’s Day Treats to Make at Home

We love these fun and colourful Valentine’s Day treat ideas that you can make at home! Create them with your kids or make treats for your special someone. Heart-shaped sugar cookies, heart shaped pizza, pink and red Valentine’s snack mix and more!

Love Makes a Family

Love Makes a Family

Perfect for a Valentine’s Day storytime. This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family… and that’s LOVE. Love

Home Made Play Dough

Make your own Play Dough!

The kids are home, everyone’s outdoors, let’s have some good old-fashioned messy fun! Why messy fun? Of the five senses, the sense of touch is developmentally important.

Summer Camps Guide

Summer Camp Programs Guide

The summer season gives parents a great opportunity to expose their children to new experiences. It’s a time for making new friends, enjoying new experiences and maybe even discovering a new passion.

Girls in Gaming

Esports Camps Coming to Waterloo Region this April

Sports Camps Canada has partnered with Subnation Media to bring competitive video gaming esports camps to the Waterloo Region. The virtual Explore Waterloo Region esports Spring Break camps will

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