Important Notice – Ontario 
Effective Jan 5, 2022, Ontario returns to a Modified Step Two restriction plan for 21 days. Many events and programs will be canceled and venues closed during this time. Please keep this in consideration when reading our guides and check venue websites before heading out.

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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!

Quick Playing Games for Families

Family Game Night – Short & Sweet

Great Board Games that play from start to finish in under 45 Minutes Short games are great for incorporating family gaming into your weekly routine, they can be played between dinner and bedtime, and are well suited to the attention span of most kids. I find that games with a

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.

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Fun Earth Day Crafts for Kids

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 enjoy and may also spark some interest about how we can protect and look after the earth. Why not

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!

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.

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

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,

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!

Quick Playing Games for Families

Family Game Night – Short & Sweet

Great Board Games that play from start to finish in under 45 Minutes Short games are great for incorporating family gaming into your weekly routine,

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.

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Fun Earth Day Crafts for Kids

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

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!

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.

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

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