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Centreville May 2015 Contest

Centreville May 2015 Contest

Centreville Amusement Park opens on May 3 and we're giving away 3 family packs to visit the amusement park and ride all day! Centreville is a 14-acre, turn-of-the-century Ontario village theme park located just minutes from the downtown core on Toronto’s Centre Island and it's the ultimate destination for families with young children. Enter by Friday, May 15, 2015.

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Doors Open Toronto 2015

Doors Open Toronto 2015

Doors Open announces its lineup of buildings and enhanced programming. In honour of this summer's TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, this year's theme is Sports, Recreation and Leisure.

Centreville Amusement Park Opens

Centreville Amusement Park Opens

Toronto’s favourite family amusement park is opening for yet another great season of fun! There is no shortage of fun taking place at Centreville this coming season. The park opens May 2.

5 Fun Petting Zoos and Farms

5 Fun Petting Zoos and Farms

It's Spring so grab your kiddos (and a camera) and head out to visit the baby animals! Get ready to encounter some animal fun of the cute kind! 5 great sites where kids can connect with animals.

Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms

Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms

There isn't a more delightful way to enjoy the onset of spring than seeing the beautiful cherry blossoms flowering. Every spring, thousands head over to High Park, to witness the beautiful cherry blossoms.

Toronto & GTA Farmers' Markets

Toronto & GTA Farmers' Markets

Make the most of the Spring harvest by hitting up some of the city's very best green markets, many of which open for the season beginning in May. Bring the kids along and peruse the plentiful fruits and veggies.

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Nutella Sweets at Tim Hortons

Nutella Sweets at Tim Hortons

Breakfast just got a whole lot better at Tim Hortons! Nutella loving kids (and grownups) will be pleased to hear that Tim Hortons has just launched some sweet treats, but only for a limited time.

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Prologue Children’s Festival

Prologue Children’s Festival

A smorgasbord of free, family fun will be served up May 25, when the Prologue Children’s Festival for the Arts presents a jaw-dropping variety of award-winning Canadian talent at the Young People’s Theatre!

Celebrate Earth Month

Celebrate Earth Month

Happy Earth Month! The city comes alive with many events to celebrate Earth Month and Earth Day. Kids learn about how they can help protect the environment and how your family can become more green.

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

Spend a day as a MythBuster at MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition to uncover the truth. And while you’re at it, watch live demonstrations and check out real props and gadgets from the show.

Arts For Life Children’s Festival

Arts For Life Children’s Festival

The Living Arts Centre presents the Arts For Life Children’s Festival – a fun-filled weekend of entertainment, activities, and opportunities for kids to express their creativity.

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Rainy Day Activity Guide

Rainy Day Activity Guide

When it comes to April, it rains. Often. Have no fear – We at Toronto4Kids never let a little pesky rain stop us from having some family fun! We've rounded up the best options for rainy-day shenanigans.

50 Things to Do When it Rains

50 Things to Do When it Rains

Our readers to share their best ideas for indoor rainy day activities. Keep kids occupied through all those cold and rainy days when everyone is trapped inside with these fun things to do!

Ultimate Spring Playlist

Ultimate Spring Playlist

Just as flowers blossom all over town in Spring, so do great activities for Toronto and GTA families. There's no reason to leave the the city to get a taste of outdoor fun. We've rounded up the best seasonal activities.

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Make Your Own Rock Candy

Make Your Own Rock Candy

Have fun making rock candy with your kids. It's a delicious treat which doubles as a really cool science experiment! Your kids will love watching the sugar crystals growing over time.

Fun Art Party Ideas for Kids

Fun Art Party Ideas for Kids

Whether your child loves to get their art on or just likes to make a mess with paint, glue, or glitter, there's an artistic option out there for your next birthday. Throw a party that's as creative as it is fun at these art party places.

Simple Spring Crafts for Kids

Simple Spring Crafts for Kids

These fun and simple crafts for kids remind us that Winter will soon be gone! Get ready for Spring, Easter, and Passover with these easy and creative projects.

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ONE 2 ONE Special With Shawn Mendes

ONE 2 ONE Special With Shawn Mendes

On Tuesday, April 14, Corus Entertainment presents an exclusive One 2 One special on YTV with multi-platinum teen singer-songwriter, Shawn Mendes.

Disney Fantasia – Live in Concert

Disney Fantasia – Live in Concert

Experience the original Fantasia (1940) and Disney Fantasia 2000 like never before, as the TSO performs a selection of magnificent repertoire from both films while the scenes play on the big screen!

Odysseo – The Best Show Ever!

Odysseo – The Best Show Ever!

After its huge success in 2012, Odysseo is back under the White Big Top at Toronto’s Port Lands, until May 10. Odysseo celebrates the beauty and harmony of man and horse’s age-old relationship.

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Fallsview Getaway Blog Contest

Fallsview Getaway Blog Contest

Enter to win a Spring Getaway to North America’s largest indoor waterpark and resort. Your getaway includes an overnight stay at the Sheraton on the Falls, along with 4 family passes to enjoy the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark.

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The First Camp Experience

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.

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Cake My Day!

Cake My Day!

The New York Times bestselling authors of Hello, Cupcake! have done it again with Cake My Day!: Easy, Eye-Popping Designs for Stunning, Fanciful, and Funny Cakes.

Lola's Cloud Organic Cotton Candy

Lola's Cloud Organic Cotton Candy

Created with only premium all-natural ingredients and offered in an array of tempting gourmet flavours, Lola's Cloud Organic Cotton Candy is one of the most amazing treats the city has ever known.

Cosmic UFO by Cloud b

Cosmic UFO by Cloud b

Cosmic UFO by Cloud b brings an out-of-this-world experience that helps kids smoothly transition from play time to sleep time. It combines both sight and sound features.

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For Parents

Fewer Power Struggles, More Peace

Fewer Power Struggles, More Peace

Most parents experience their child’s first attempt at autonomy around the age of two, hence “the terrible two’s”. It doesn’t have to be this way! Here are some tips to help you maneuver through the power struggle.

The Importance of Summer Camp

The Importance of Summer Camp

For so many young Canadians, spending their Summer holidays at camp has become the "thing to do." A right of passage! Camp can play a crucial role in a child’s development.

Managing Your Child's Time Online

Managing Your Child's Time Online

Think your child spends too much time online? Join the club. Whether it’s via a PC, laptop, tablet, or smart phone, more and more kids are devoting more and more of their leisure time to surfing the net.

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Mad Science Summer Camps 2015

Mad Science Summer Camps 2015

The team at Mad Science have created a science summer camp to encourage children to participate in scientific explorations that are so much fun that they forget they are learning!

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Health & Safety

DIY Microwave Popcorn

DIY Microwave Popcorn

It's a known fact that microwave popcorn is bad for you. Really bad. Make your own homemade popcorn in the microwave without the store bought package and the bad-for-you ingredients.

Decoding Kids' Breakfast Cereals

Decoding Kids' Breakfast Cereals

How to choose the right breakfast cereals for your family, and what to look out for when reading the food labels on the back of the box.

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