Activities & Playtime

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...
Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

Strawberry picking in Ontario is a ‘must do’ family activity. 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 and healthy homegrown berries. It’s an affordable day out you’ll want to plan for every June.
Learn to Ride

Say Goodbye to Training Wheels

You never forget your first bike. Mine was a fire engine red and so shiny I could see the rare Irish sun bounce off the frame in every direction. Learning to ride a bike remains a rite of passage for many kids today. It’s the stuff childhood memories are made of! We’ve compiled some of our top tips below to give you a kick start.

The Ultimate Sports Camp – Good Sports

Good Sports is a multi-sport camp program from Earthbound Kids which includes instruction and skill development each day. It’s main focus is game play and being a positive team player while having fun with friends.
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.

Back to School. Back to Activities.

Those hazy, lazy days of summer are coming to an end. Along with the chaos that back to school season brings, I know in my busy house I also have to think about all the kids returning to their activities.
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Blue Jays Inspired LEGO Creations

In celebration of the Blue Jays start of the season, Master Model Builder, Noel Straatsma,  has created some Blue Jays inspired builds at LEGOLAND...

Dealing with Homesickness at Camp

When my kids were heading off to overnight camp last season, I had a lot of anxiety about homesickness. The reason? As a child I would NEVER have attended camp — I wouldn’t even go for a sleepover.
LEGO Minecraft

LEGO Minecraft

If you have kids between the ages of 6 and 15 chances are you are very familiar with Minecraft. I have a tween and a teen boy, and I have to admit of all the online games that get played in my house Minecraft is probably the one I spend the least amount of time worrying about.
Winter Activities for Kids

Keep Your Family Active Indoors and Out this Winter

Baby it’s cold outside! On days like today when the temperature is dipping below -20 with the wind chill it is smart to stay inside and keep warm, but just because it is winter, is no reason to hibernate completely!

Take Action: How You Can Raise Active Kids

New parents are often exhausted from ‘chasing their kids’ around, but somewhere between toddlerhood and the teen years, kids slow WAY down. While it is...
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!

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