Important: All in-person events have been cancelled, postponed or temporarily closed 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.

Activities & Playtime

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!

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

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.

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!

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

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.

March Break Camps GTA

Spring Break Camps & Programs Guide

Spring Break is just around the corner! Plan now for a fun and enriching week, register for March Break programs and camps in a wide range of interests like athletics, science, horseback riding or art.

Boy at Camp with Frog

Summer Camps 101

If you are considering enrolling a child in a summer camp for the first time, you could be overwhelmed with the choices out there. Here are some pointers to help you narrow down the field and determine which camp is ‘better’ for your child.

Summer Camp

Why go to summer camp?

Summer camp! The defining Canadian growing-up experience. So much fun, but more than that … so much learned.

At first glance, camp is a place for kids to learn to swim, sing or speak Spanish. But look closer.

Online Books & Stories

Kids Lit Online: Free Children’s Stories and Books

Kids stuck at home with nothing to do during COVID-19 closures? Take a virtual tour of some of the most notable aquariums across North America, explore the exhibits and watch live feeds of otters, sharks and penguins!

Winter Break Camps Guide

Winter Break Camps Guide

It’s time to start thinking about Winter Break and how you will keep the kids busy over the two week school break. Most camps are now taking registrations for single day and full-week programs. See below for a selection of kids programs in the GTA and be sure to also

McMichael ArtVenture Camps

The McMichael Brings Art & Nature Home this Summer

Virtual art and pollinator garden camps in partnership with Monarch Nation The McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s long-running tradition of summer camps that bring together art and nature returns for 2020 with a special virtual installment – ArtVenture Summer Club! To maintain the high level of excellence that families have come

Rubiks Cube Canada

Rubik’s® Cube Invites Canadians to Solve Together

Iconic puzzle celebrates 40th anniversary by challenging a Guinness World Record To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Rubik’s® Cube will attempt to break the record for most people simultaneously solving the iconic puzzle. Canadians across the country are invited to join the YouTube livestream on June 25, 2020 to participate. Those who have not

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!

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

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.

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!

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.

March Break Camps GTA

Spring Break Camps & Programs Guide

Spring Break is just around the corner! Plan now for a fun and enriching week, register for March Break programs and camps in a wide range of interests like athletics, science, horseback riding or art.

Boy at Camp with Frog

Summer Camps 101

If you are considering enrolling a child in a summer camp for the first time, you could be overwhelmed with the choices out there. Here are some pointers to help you narrow down the field and determine which camp is ‘better’ for your child.

Summer Camp

Why go to summer camp?

Summer camp! The defining Canadian growing-up experience. So much fun, but more than that … so much learned.

At first glance, camp is a place for kids to learn to swim, sing or speak Spanish. But look closer.

Online Books & Stories

Kids Lit Online: Free Children’s Stories and Books

Kids stuck at home with nothing to do during COVID-19 closures? Take a virtual tour of some of the most notable aquariums across North America, explore the exhibits and watch live feeds of otters, sharks and penguins!

Winter Break Camps Guide

Winter Break Camps Guide

It’s time to start thinking about Winter Break and how you will keep the kids busy over the two week school break. Most camps are

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