Activities & Playtime

Creativity Online: Virtual Programs for Kids

Creativity comes in many forms – and any parent knows just how naturally creative kids can be! Whether it’s creating images, dancing, cooking, coding, pretend play, making music or movies there are countless ways for kids and teens to express themselves and build confidence.

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

Summer Camps

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.

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.

LEGOLAND Master BuIlder Projects

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto Master Builder Projects

In an effort to bring the fun of LEGO home to you during COVID-19 closures, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto is creating master-builder videos featuring cool lego projects for kids 3-12 years. Enjoy the first in this series below, and check back for more great LEGO builds.  Project One: LEGO Frog Hop

Harry Potter at Home

New! Harry Potter at Home

J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have launched Harry Potter At Home to help children, parents, carers and teachers confined at home during the Covid-19 outbreak. WizardingWorld.com is hosting Harry Potter At Home, a hub of information and activities for parents, children and carers to discover the magic of Harry Potter,

Good Night with Dolly

New Storytime Series: Goodnight with Dolly

The Book Lady has a new weekly storytime series called “Goodnight with Dolly” Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is excited to present Dolly Parton’s new weekly read-aloud video series called “Goodnight with Dolly”. The Book Lady sits down to read books from the Imagination Library to children and families. “Goodnight with

Wide Open School by Common Sense Media

Common Sense Launches New Wide Open School

Common Sense Launches Wide Open School to Help Families and Educators Transition to Students Learning from Home Common Sense, the leading nonprofit organization whose mission is to help kids, families, and educators thrive in a world of media and technology, has convened a group of education, media, and tech partners

DC Kids Camp

Super-Powered Fun At DC Kids Camp

An At-Home Activity Program Curated by DC Middle Grade Authors and Artists Meg Cabot, Agnes Garbowska, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Minh Lê, Michael Northrop, Ridley Pearson, Kirk Scroggs, and Gene Luen Yang, Among Others Tune In to DC Kids Social Channels for Kid-Friendly, Downloadable Activity Kits and Graphic Novel Previews,

NFB Childrens Cartoons

National Film Board Cartoons for Kids

Here is a little more online entertainment to brighten your day from The National Film Board, offering a host of free online content at their website www.nfb.ca. The site has entertainment for all ages, but specifically for the younger audience the site features children’s cartoons, and short films based on children’s

Virtual Rides at Canadas Wonderland

Canada’s Wonderland offers 34 Virtual Rides

Week two of the stay at home challenge begins, and I bet you thought it was just going to be another boring Monday! Thanks to Canada’s Wonderland you may just be in for a thrill instead as you take a ride on a virtual Roller Coaster from the comfort of

Visit a Virtual Aquarium

Stay at Home Fun: Visit a Virtual Aquarium

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!

Creativity Online: Virtual Programs for Kids

Creativity comes in many forms – and any parent knows just how naturally creative kids can be! Whether it’s creating images, dancing, cooking, coding, pretend play, making music or movies there are countless ways for kids and teens to express themselves and build confidence.

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

Summer Camps

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.

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.

Harry Potter at Home

New! Harry Potter at Home

J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have launched Harry Potter At Home to help children, parents, carers and teachers confined at home during the

Good Night with Dolly

New Storytime Series: Goodnight with Dolly

The Book Lady has a new weekly storytime series called “Goodnight with Dolly” Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is excited to present Dolly Parton’s new weekly

Wide Open School by Common Sense Media

Common Sense Launches New Wide Open School

Common Sense Launches Wide Open School to Help Families and Educators Transition to Students Learning from Home Common Sense, the leading nonprofit organization whose mission

DC Kids Camp

Super-Powered Fun At DC Kids Camp

An At-Home Activity Program Curated by DC Middle Grade Authors and Artists Meg Cabot, Agnes Garbowska, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Minh Lê, Michael Northrop, Ridley

NFB Childrens Cartoons

National Film Board Cartoons for Kids

Here is a little more online entertainment to brighten your day from The National Film Board, offering a host of free online content at their

Visit a Virtual Aquarium

Stay at Home Fun: Visit a Virtual Aquarium

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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