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Top Sunflower Fields Ontario

Summers Glow: Best Spots for a Sunflower Day Trip in Ontario

As early as late July and continuing into September you can enjoy the warm yellow glow of sunflowers in bloom all across Ontario. What used to be a pretty farm crop has turned into a new craze with Sunflower Fields now opening up to the public. Walking amongst the thousands

Whats On Weekend Guide

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!

Ontario Science Center Reopens in July

Re-opening Plans for the Ontario Science Center

The Science Center is getting ready for a July Re-opening As Ontario enters Step 3 of its reopening plan on July 16th, the Ontario Science Center is getting ready to welcome visitors back! Kicking off the reopening will be two member-preview weekends on July 24-25 and July 31-August 2. Then,

Canada Day Events

Canada Day Family Events GTA

Celebrate Canada’s birthday! Find family friendly Canada Day Events, Activities and Fireworks displays in and around the GTA in our annual Family Guide.

Father's Day Books for Kids

10 Fun Kids Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for some 1-on-1 time with the kids, and what better way to do that than storytime? Either get kids into the spirit for an awesome DAD celebration ahead of time or curl up for storytime on Father’s Day.

Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

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 homegrown strawberries!

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Drive-In Theatres are open again! Visit one of these true classics for a family night out that will go down in the memory books, or better yet make it a regular tradition! You’ll find theatres within 45 minutes to an hour and half from the GTA and are open Spring through Fall.

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

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.

2021 CNE Cancelled for Second Year

Today’s announcement by the City of Toronto to extend the current cancellation of in-person City-led and City-permitted major outdoor events through to Labour Day, will impact major festivals and events for a second year in a row, including the CNE which was scheduled to take place August 20 to September 6, 2021.

Dinos and Friends Coming to Pickering & Hamilton

The epic Dino and Friends dinosaur drive-through experience is coming to Hamilton and Pickering this spring! The socially distanced, fully contactless, drive-thru event was going to be held at Exhibition Place in Toronto earlier this year, but had to be cancelled due to the province-wide stay at home order.  The

Together Apart Summer Cirque comes to Markham

For the first time in over a year, world-class acrobatic theatre company, The 7 Fingers, will perform to live audiences in Toronto in Together Apart Summer Cirque.  From The Concierge Club, producer of Toronto’s highly successful POLAR Drive Holiday drive-through event, comes Together Apart Summer Cirque: A Summer Tale. This never-before-seen outdoor, live theatrical cirque show is

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

When Strum meets The Wild Turkeys, he discovers that friends can feel like family. Strum and The Wild Turkeys is a book about finding your voice through a sense of belonging and the transformational power of music. This heart-warming story was developed by the Canadian team of author Noa Daniel and Illustrator

Mother's Day Events GTA

Mother’s Day Family Events in the GTA

Finally a day focused on mom! While you may not get time to put your feet up and chill out like you’re dreaming about, we hope you will get a chance to feel a little spoiled and maybe even appreciated – even if only for a few minutes!

Bingemans Rocket Royale

Bingemans announces a virtual Esports Tournament, Rocket Royale

With shutdown restrictions leaving many kids with little to do, Bingemans is excited to announce its entry into Esports with a free online Fortnite and Rocket League tournament called Rocket Royale! Partnering with Uniting Gamers, Bingemans will be using their platform to launch this fun one-day battle on May 1st.

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Fun Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Share this guide… Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on reddit Reddit 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

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!

Whats On Weekend Guide

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!

Canada Day Events

Canada Day Family Events GTA

Celebrate Canada’s birthday! Find family friendly Canada Day Events, Activities and Fireworks displays in and around the GTA in our annual Family Guide.

Father's Day Books for Kids

10 Fun Kids Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for some 1-on-1 time with the kids, and what better way to do that than storytime? Either get kids into the spirit for an awesome DAD celebration ahead of time or curl up for storytime on Father’s Day.

Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

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 homegrown strawberries!

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Drive-In Theatres are open again! Visit one of these true classics for a family night out that will go down in the memory books, or better yet make it a regular tradition! You’ll find theatres within 45 minutes to an hour and half from the GTA and are open Spring through Fall.

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

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.

2021 CNE Cancelled for Second Year

Today’s announcement by the City of Toronto to extend the current cancellation of in-person City-led and City-permitted major outdoor events through to Labour Day, will impact major festivals and events for a second year in a row, including the CNE which was scheduled to take place August 20 to September 6, 2021.

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

When Strum meets The Wild Turkeys, he discovers that friends can feel like family. Strum and The Wild Turkeys is a book about finding your voice through

Mother's Day Events GTA

Mother’s Day Family Events in the GTA

Finally a day focused on mom! While you may not get time to put your feet up and chill out like you’re dreaming about, we hope you will get a chance to feel a little spoiled and maybe even appreciated – even if only for a few minutes!

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Fun Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Share this guide… Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on reddit Reddit April 22 is Earth Day, it’s

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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