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August Creator Camps at Curiosity Lab

Customized, private virtual classes from the Curiosity Lab are now available for August. Meet your instructor and view program curriculum online. Now until August 15 you can save 20% on each camp program when you mention Child’s Life!

Summer Movies under the Stars

Movies under the Stars events generally start in June and run one day a week until September. These are evenings bring with them a great sense of community, and are the perfect way to fit family outings into the hotter days of summer – bonus you won’t have to slather

Top Sunflower Fields Ontario

Summers Glow: Best Spots for a Sunflower Day Trip in Ontario

As early as late July and continuing into September you can enjoy the warm yellow glow of sunflowers in bloom all across Ontario. What used to be a pretty farm crop has turned into a new craze with Sunflower Fields now opening up to the public. Walking amongst the thousands

Read on Canada

Read on Canada: Helping Kids Keep Up During Covid

As we enter our second summer of the COVID-19 pandemic, after another school year filled with disruptions and challenges, it’s clear that far too many children are struggling with reading. Some may be behind by up to a year. Access to books, resources, and literacy guidance for families can help.

Baskin-Robbins Brings the Beach to Families

Baskin-Robbins Creature Creations 2.0 and July Flavour of the Month is all about the BEACH! New Beach Day flavour rolls into dipping cabinets along with creative lineup of ice cream treats in the shape of dolphins, sharks and turtles On July 1, Baskin-Robbins Canada introduces its second lineup of Creature

Father's Day Books for Kids

10 Fun Kids Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for some 1-on-1 time with the kids, and what better way to do that than storytime? Either get kids into the spirit for an awesome DAD celebration ahead of time or curl up for storytime on Father’s Day.

Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

What could make a better family day trip than spending an afternoon with the kids outdoors, supporting local farmers and heading home with some delicious, sweet homegrown strawberries!

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Drive-In Theatres are open again! Visit one of these true classics for a family night out that will go down in the memory books, or better yet make it a regular tradition! You’ll find theatres within 45 minutes to an hour and half from the GTA and are open Spring through Fall.

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

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.

2021 CNE Cancelled for Second Year

Today’s announcement by the City of Toronto to extend the current cancellation of in-person City-led and City-permitted major outdoor events through to Labour Day, will impact major festivals and events for a second year in a row, including the CNE which was scheduled to take place August 20 to September 6, 2021.

Dinos and Friends Coming to Pickering & Hamilton

The epic Dino and Friends dinosaur drive-through experience is coming to Hamilton and Pickering this spring! The socially distanced, fully contactless, drive-thru event was going to be held at Exhibition Place in Toronto earlier this year, but had to be cancelled due to the province-wide stay at home order.  The

Together Apart Summer Cirque comes to Markham

For the first time in over a year, world-class acrobatic theatre company, The 7 Fingers, will perform to live audiences in Toronto in Together Apart Summer Cirque.  From The Concierge Club, producer of Toronto’s highly successful POLAR Drive Holiday drive-through event, comes Together Apart Summer Cirque: A Summer Tale. This never-before-seen outdoor, live theatrical cirque show is

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

When Strum meets The Wild Turkeys, he discovers that friends can feel like family. Strum and The Wild Turkeys is a book about finding your voice through a sense of belonging and the transformational power of music. This heart-warming story was developed by the Canadian team of author Noa Daniel and Illustrator

Bingemans Rocket Royale

Bingemans announces a virtual Esports Tournament, Rocket Royale

With shutdown restrictions leaving many kids with little to do, Bingemans is excited to announce its entry into Esports with a free online Fortnite and Rocket League tournament called Rocket Royale! Partnering with Uniting Gamers, Bingemans will be using their platform to launch this fun one-day battle on May 1st.

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Fun Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Share this guide… Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on reddit Reddit April 22 is Earth Day, it’s a chance to celebrate our home and teach our kids about conservation. We’ve gathered up a few fun crafts and activities that we think you’ll

Activity Books for your next road trip

The Best Activity Books for Kids: Road Trip & Pandemic Lifesavers

When my kids were quite young I found a really great book on clearance called the Amazing Activity Handbook. It has four sections: Indoor games, Things to make and do, Outdoor Games and Fun on the Move. The suggestions are simple but there are games and activities that will bring

August Creator Camps at Curiosity Lab

Customized, private virtual classes from the Curiosity Lab are now available for August. Meet your instructor and view program curriculum online. Now until August 15 you can save 20% on each camp program when you mention Child’s Life!

Summer Movies under the Stars

Movies under the Stars events generally start in June and run one day a week until September. These are evenings bring with them a great

Father's Day Books for Kids

10 Fun Kids Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for some 1-on-1 time with the kids, and what better way to do that than storytime? Either get kids into the spirit for an awesome DAD celebration ahead of time or curl up for storytime on Father’s Day.

Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

What could make a better family day trip than spending an afternoon with the kids outdoors, supporting local farmers and heading home with some delicious, sweet homegrown strawberries!

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Drive-In Theatres are open again! Visit one of these true classics for a family night out that will go down in the memory books, or better yet make it a regular tradition! You’ll find theatres within 45 minutes to an hour and half from the GTA and are open Spring through Fall.

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

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.

2021 CNE Cancelled for Second Year

Today’s announcement by the City of Toronto to extend the current cancellation of in-person City-led and City-permitted major outdoor events through to Labour Day, will impact major festivals and events for a second year in a row, including the CNE which was scheduled to take place August 20 to September 6, 2021.

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

When Strum meets The Wild Turkeys, he discovers that friends can feel like family. Strum and The Wild Turkeys is a book about finding your voice through

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Fun Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Share this guide… Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on reddit Reddit April 22 is Earth Day, it’s

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