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A Toronto Marlies Game

If you're looking for a family-friendly, affordable, and accessible option to experience a professional hockey game, I recommend going to watch the Toronto Marlies. Games are jam packed with entertainment!
November 21, 2013

Happy Birthday Elmo!

It's Elmo's birthday on February 3! He's forever 3 1/2 years old! Elmo, the furry, red, self-referent creature of Sesame Street fame, has enriched the lives of so many young children around the world for decades.
February 2, 2013

Winnie the Pooh Day

January 18th is Winnie the Pooh Day. It's an opportunity to enjoy your favorite bear and all of his friends. Learn all about this day and get some Pooh trivia!
January 13, 2013
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It's Another CNE Blog Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family pack (all-day-ride-passes) to the Canadian National Exhibition on our Blog! Draw takes place on Saturday, August 13!
August 6, 2016

CNE 2016 Blog Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family pack (all-day-ride-passes) to the Canadian National Exhibition on our Blog! Contest closed. See winner.
July 28, 2016

Disney On Ice Blog Contest

Last chance to enter to win a family 4-pack to Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic from our BLOG.
February 28, 2016
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Must-Do Fall Activities North of TO!

Fall is the time to get out and about while it's easy to be mobile and Mother Nature is showing off. Road trips, day trips, and short family getaways are a great idea... Here are 6 must-do activities in resort and vacation areas north of Toronto.
September 26, 2013

Our Trip to African Lion Safari

On a warm Sunday afternoon we headed out on an adventure to Hamilton. About to see lions and elephants, giraffes and rhinos, zebras and cheetahs, we were on our way to African Lion Safari!
May 26, 2013

Holiday Traditions at Royal Botanical Gardens

During the winter season the Royal Botanical Gardens hosts Holiday Traditions, filled with family-friendly activities. Take a look at our photos and tips...
December 16, 2012
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It’s Easy Being Green!

In today’s eco-conscious world, families are discovering that it is easy to be green and are making so many more efforts to become environmentally responsible.
April 2, 2013

Getting Rid of Leftover Halloween Candy!

Whether you're looking to get the candy out of your house for good, or you want to turn it into something even tastier for yourself, make your house a little less sugary this year!
October 31, 2012
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Funny Letters to Santa

Most kids write to jolly ol' St. Nick to let him know what they would like for Christmas. These kids, however, had other ideas. Adorable and hysterical... these notes to the big guy are for real!
December 20, 2014

Weirdest Costumes for Kids

When kids are kids, it is undeniably parents that make all the major decisions. This might include the choice of Halloween costumes. Some children are victims of awkward creativity...
October 31, 2013

Baby Mugging: New Parent Trend

There's a new online photo trend called "baby mugging." It shows coffee mugs filled with the most adorable babies - who appear to be 'inside' the mug. The results are super cute!
May 13, 2013
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New Doll for Kids... Flaws and All

Meet Lammily, the doll that your kid can totally customize: she comes with 'special' stickers to give her realistic 'flaws,' like stretch marks, acne, and scars. She has cellulite, no makeup, and a few extra curves.
November 23, 2014

Shelve Dr. Seuss' Hop on Pop?

In a bizarre story, librarians at the Toronto Public Library were asked to 'shelve' the popular 'Hop On Pop' book written by beloved children's author Dr. Seuss because it allegedly promotes violence.
May 1, 2014

Hunger Games Camp Causes Controversy

A Hunger Games-themed Summer camp that culminates in a tournament at which children fight to the "death" (not literally, of course) opened in early August in Florida. Is this a camp for you?
August 15, 2013
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The First Camp Experience

You would think that since I encourage parents to put their children in camp at an early age, that I would feel totally comfortable with my own kids attending camp too. Well I tried that and it didn’t work out so well.
April 3, 2015

3 Things to Teach your Daughter

Become a positive role model for your daughter who embodies virtues of empathy and kindness. Always imagine yourself in somebody else's position while asking, "How would I feel if somebody treated me as I am treating them?"
May 15, 2014

The Funny Things Kids Write

We at Toronto4Kids love the funny things kids say (and write!). We found these notes irresistible and wanted to share them! Guaranteed to make you laugh... from the utterly hilarious pencils of babes.
April 23, 2013
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New Doll for Kids... Flaws and All

Meet Lammily, the doll that your kid can totally customize: she comes with 'special' stickers to give her realistic 'flaws,' like stretch marks, acne, and scars. She has cellulite, no makeup, and a few extra curves.
November 23, 2014

Fun Storage for Kids

January is National Organization Month. Here are a few products that are just great for clutter-free living... With these funky and colourful storage bins, cleaning up won’t be a chore!
January 18, 2014

Favourite Things: November Roundup

Here are some of my favourite boredom busting craft books (plus a few that I can’t wait to check out myself), for when the temperatures plummet and kids spend a day indoors playing around the house.
November 29, 2013
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A Vending Machine for Babies

Here's a novel idea from the creators of UK-based Ella's Kitchen; a pint-sized vending machine designed for kids. It offers 12 varieties of healthy snacks.
January 26, 2013

Frankenweenie-Inspired Treats

We interrupt our regularly scheduled Winter-related posts to bring you these incredible Frankenweenie-inspired creations to celebrate the release of Frankenweenie on DVD!
January 5, 2013

Movember

Get ready for Movember! It seems we haven’t seen the end of the silly and quirky mustache trend just yet. Or at least the kids haven’t. Here are fun mustache finds your kids will love.
October 29, 2012
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Holiday Traditions at RBG

From Holiday themed activities, to one of the most unique trains exhibitions we have ever seen, and a walk through a magical Mediterranean Garden, RBG was a welcomed escape from the snowy weather outside.
December 30, 2013

Celebrating the Holidays at Black Creek

We visited just as Pioneer Village kicked off the Holiday season. The historical cottages were decorated with holly and evergreen, the fireplaces kept visitors warm, and Santa waited for children to declare their wishes...
December 12, 2013

A Toronto Marlies Game

If you're looking for a family-friendly, affordable, and accessible option to experience a professional hockey game, I recommend going to watch the Toronto Marlies. Games are jam packed with entertainment!
November 21, 2013
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Food Trends: Meet the Wonut

First came the cronut. Now, meet the waffle donut, aka the wonut! This new donut hybrid is a delicious creation from Chicago's Waffles Café. Get the recipe to make your own!
October 15, 2014

Outrageous Food at the CNE

Calling all lovers of bacon and Nutella and anything deep fried! Year after year the CNE brings us even more over-the-top and artery-clogging foods, and 2013 is no exception!
September 2, 2013

Frankenweenie-Inspired Treats

We interrupt our regularly scheduled Winter-related posts to bring you these incredible Frankenweenie-inspired creations to celebrate the release of Frankenweenie on DVD!
January 5, 2013
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