Activities & Playtime

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!

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!

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.

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

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.

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!

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!

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!

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.

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

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.

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!

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