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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.

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!

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

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

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

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.

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.

Girls in Gaming

Esports Camps Coming to Waterloo Region this April

Sports Camps Canada has partnered with Subnation Media to bring competitive video gaming esports camps to the Waterloo Region. The virtual Explore Waterloo Region esports Spring Break camps will provide top-level instruction to campers between the ages of 12-19, designed to help them improve their gaming abilities, while also building important life skills that

March Break Camps GTA

March 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.

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.

Boat Show

Get Onboard Canada’s First-Ever Virtual Boat Show

Toronto International Boat Show Launches Online January 18 – 24, 2021. Sign-up for all-access to new products, virtual boat tours, live-streamed events, workshops and seminars, and exclusive show deals on thousands of boats and accessories This past year as the global pandemic shifted workplace and social behaviours, one thing remains

whats on

What’s ON this Weekend

Your weekend guide to family fun in and around the Toronto area. Updated each week to bring you the latest family events, activities, festivals, fairs, kids shows and fun things to do with the kids. Find Fun close to Home with Child’s Life!

How to Create a Backyard Staycation for Your Kids this Summer

Summer holidays are knocking at the door. People often wonder how I keep six kids occupied during the summer months when school is out. While my kids love spending some time at summer camp, I was sure to make our home an entertaining place for kids – particularly the backyard.

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!

Toronto Family New Years Guide

New Years Family Event Guide

Happy New Year! Ring in the New Year with the whole family at a first night family event or free skate. Find an event near you in our local guide to family friendly New Year’s Celebrations and Free Skating events in and around the GTA!

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.

The Rise of Cooking at Home

Talk to anyone and you know that cooking at home has become commonplace again! Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a tremendous surge in home cooked meals. People are staying closer to home and choosing to take up the culinary arts. This trend will likely continue

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.

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!

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

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.

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.

Girls in Gaming

Esports Camps Coming to Waterloo Region this April

Sports Camps Canada has partnered with Subnation Media to bring competitive video gaming esports camps to the Waterloo Region. The virtual Explore Waterloo Region esports Spring Break camps will

March Break Camps GTA

March 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.

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.

whats on

What’s ON this Weekend

Your weekend guide to family fun in and around the Toronto area. Updated each week to bring you the latest family events, activities, festivals, fairs, kids shows and fun things to do with the kids. Find Fun close to Home with Child’s Life!

How to Create a Backyard Staycation for Your Kids this Summer

Summer holidays are knocking at the door. People often wonder how I keep six kids occupied during the summer months when school is out. While my kids love spending some time at summer camp, I was sure to make our home an entertaining place for kids – particularly the backyard.

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!

Toronto Family New Years Guide

New Years Family Event Guide

Happy New Year! Ring in the New Year with the whole family at a first night family event or free skate. Find an event near you in our local guide to family friendly New Year’s Celebrations and Free Skating events in and around the GTA!

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.

The Rise of Cooking at Home

Talk to anyone and you know that cooking at home has become commonplace again! Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a

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