Important: As of April 8, 2021 all in-person events have been cancelled, postponed or temporarily closed for 30 days 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.

Education

If You Give a Pig a Pancake

A fun story for Maple season to get your child in the mood for spring and of course syrup and pancakes! If you give a pig a pancake, she”ll want some syrup to go with it. You’ll give her some of your favorite maple syrup, and she”ll probably get all

Colour the BSM

Colour the BSM

The Bata Shoe Museum may be closed for now, but you can still have fun exploring the history of shoes… from home! The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto has released a colouring book and is also offering a few pages to download as colouring sheets for free from their website.

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

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.

Love Makes a Family

Love Makes a Family

Perfect for a Valentine’s Day storytime. This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family… and that’s LOVE. Love is baking a special cake. Love is lending a helping hand. Love is reading one more book. In this exuberant board book, many different families are shown in

MS Read-a-Thon

A Million Epic Adventures for an Incredible Cause

MS Read-a-Thon launches bold, modern new look for 2021 campaign to support people living with multiple sclerosis For more than 40 years, the MS Society of Canada’s MS Read-a-Thon has been helping kids discover the joy of reading — while also supporting a good cause. A generation that grew up participating in the

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.

Zoo to You Virtual Experiences

Looking for a fun and safe way to bring the Zoo to your own learning space? The Toronto Zoo offers a collection of at-home learning tools and programs for families and educators called Zoo to You. Whether you’re learning from home or in the classroom, you should check out their

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!

5+ Inspiring Books for Teens

5+ Inspiring Books for Teens & Tweens

Being a teen comes with it’s own unique set of challenges, while the doors open to new freedoms, so too come new doubts, anxiety and even struggles with self-identity. Parenting Teens and Tweens can be an equal challenge and while parents may have the best intentions when giving out inspirational advice –

Winter Programs Guide

Winter Programs & Classes Guide

Parents guide to online and traditional winter programs and classes for kids in and around the Toronto area. Be sure to also check our Kids Directories and Event Guides for other venue’s that offer kids programs, both in person and virtual.

Fall Programs for Kids GTA

Fall Programs for Kids in the GTA

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.

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

Coronavirus Childrens Book free download

COVID-19 Illustrated Children’s Information Book

A free information book was released by Nosy Crow this month explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler. Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures

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

Free Online Tutoring Covid-19 GTA

Parsec Youth Network Free Online Tutoring

The Parsec Youth Network is offering free remote tutoring services to Ontario Students. Parsec Youth Network has created an initiative to offer students, from grades 1-12, free access to online tutoring services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their mission is to help out children and parents who are worried about the

If You Give a Pig a Pancake

A fun story for Maple season to get your child in the mood for spring and of course syrup and pancakes! If you give a

Colour the BSM

Colour the BSM

The Bata Shoe Museum may be closed for now, but you can still have fun exploring the history of shoes… from home! The Bata Shoe

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

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.

Love Makes a Family

Love Makes a Family

Perfect for a Valentine’s Day storytime. This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family… and that’s LOVE. Love

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.

Zoo to You Virtual Experiences

Looking for a fun and safe way to bring the Zoo to your own learning space? The Toronto Zoo offers a collection of at-home learning

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 Programs Guide

Winter Programs & Classes Guide

Parents guide to online and traditional winter programs and classes for kids in and around the Toronto area. Be sure to also check our Kids Directories and Event Guides for other venue’s that offer kids programs, both in person and virtual.

Fall Programs for Kids GTA

Fall Programs for Kids in the GTA

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.

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

Free Online Tutoring Covid-19 GTA

Parsec Youth Network Free Online Tutoring

The Parsec Youth Network is offering free remote tutoring services to Ontario Students. Parsec Youth Network has created an initiative to offer students, from grades

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