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Virtual Programs for Kids

Fall 2020 Virtual Classes For Kids

Virtual Programs for Fall 2020 are now in session! The kids are heading back to school, but they can still learn new and exciting topics like arts, sports, drama, coding, and more, all online.

Virtual Birthday Party Services

Many favourite party providers are transitioning their acts to digital platforms like Zoom or Google Hangouts so kids and their friends can still celebrate birthdays.
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Fun Places To Go

Pumpkin Patches in the GTA

This year, skip the grocery store pumpkins and take a day trip to one of GTA's pumpkin patches, where you're sure to run into more fall fun.

Play At A Farm This Fall

When harvest season nears, Greater Toronto Area farms swing their gates open for fall fun in the fields. Load up the whole family for day to enjoy all things fall at these local farms.

Must-See Corn Mazes in the GTA

Discovering a maze in a cornfield is a unique outing for families. The GTA offers some amazing corn mazes where getting lost is all about finding fun.
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Featured Events

10 Best Things to Do this Weekend: September 25 to 27, 2020

It's the weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top 10 things to do this weekend: September 25 to 27, 2020.

A New Halloween Drive-Thru Event Is Coming To The GTA

Things are about to get spooky in a safe and friendly way this Halloween! The creators of the popular Kidapalooza Festivals have just announced a new drive-thru Halloween experience coming to the Greater Toronto Area this October.

10 Best Things to Do this Weekend: September 18 to 20, 2020

It's the weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top 10 things to do this weekend: September 18 to 20, 2020.
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Back to School

12 Essential Items Kids Need For Remote Learning

Skip the back-to-school wardrobe shopping and purchase some new tech accessories and organization tools. We’ve assembled a list to help set up your child’s at-home learning space before school starts.

Budget Friendly “Back to School” Resources Helps kids Learn From Home With Ruckify

For those parents who will opt to homeschool or have their kids virtually join a classroom, it may be challenging for children to distinguish where home ends and school begins! That’s where Ruckify comes in!

Cool Back to School Gear For Kids From Chapters-Indigo

Chapters-Indigo is your Back-to-School headquarters. Gear up for a new year of learning with fun school supplies, the latest backpacks, litterless lunch essentials, and more.

Back to School Traditions For An Unconventional School Year

Help your kids get in the headspace of a new school year with one of these back-to-school traditions that will make the beginning of the year feel special, no matter what the school year holds.

Easy Back To School Breakfasts

Looking for a few healthy recipes to get everyone out the door early and all fueled up? Then you need these Easy Back To School Breakfasts. These recipes will also hit the spot for stay-at-home kids.

Easy & Quick Lunch Ideas for Kids at Home or at School

Kids are heading back to school so if you're looking for fresh ideas for lunch, here are quick, easy and healthy recipes your kids will love. Homeschooling? These tasty recipes will be easy to put together, for the entire family.
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Family Fun

Easy Fall Treats Made With Oreos

Sweet treats made with Oreos. Is there really anything better? The following Autumn and Halloween themed desserts are all made with Oreo cookies.

Fun Candy Apples

Caramel or candied apples are the quintessential Autumn treat. Try these recipes that take candy apples to the next level. It’s edible artistry and a unique way to celebrate the season!

Creative Ways To Celebrate Play-Doh Day

Play-Doh Day is September 16, and there's really only one way to celebrate the iconic modelling clay — playing with playdough! Fun recipes to mix up your own!

Fall Crafts for Kids

Don't worry about the evenings getting longer — gather together your supplies and use the time to enjoy these fantastic Fall crafts for children!

Best Cheeseburger Recipes

Fire up the grill because September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day! Hungry yet? Enjoy one of these delicious cheeseburgers (and a few twists) on Cheeseburger Day.

How to Celebrate Grandparents Day In The Age Of COVID-19

This year, Grandparents Day falls on Sunday, September 13. Here's how you can celebrate this important day, and keep grandparents safely connected to their grandchildren...
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Entertainment

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Premieres on Netflix

Set against the timeline of the blockbuster film Jurassic World, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous follows a group of six teenagers trapped at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar.

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run

After SpongeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary is snail-napped, he and Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring Gary home. Opens in theatres on August 14.

Mulan Is Now Heading To Disney+

Just recently, Disney reported it was pulling its release of Mulan indefinitely. Now, Walt Disney CEO Bob Chapek has announced that Mulan will be coming exclusively to Disney+.
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Stuff We Love

Scholastic Canada Biography: Meet Terry Fox

Scholastic Canada has just published a new children's book as part of their Biography series. 'Meet Terry Fox' is a fresh take on his story, and marks the 40th anniversary of Terry Fox's remarkable Marathon of Hope.

Terry Fox and Me

As we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope, a new picture book biography about the famous runner and his best friend Doug is published, telling the story of a friendship defined by strength and love.

H&M Drops Its Halloween Line And It's Oh-So Cute!

Get inspired in H&M's Halloween shop for kids. Browse for costumes, masks, spooky fancy dress outfits, accessories and much more. We've rounded up our favourites!

Catan Family Boardgames

Catan from Mayfair Games is an award-winning strategy game where players collect resources and use them to build roads, settlements and cities on their way to victory. There is even Catan Junior!

Tobi Robot Smartwatch From Little Tikes

There something new from Little Tikes! Just released is the only smartwatch that comes to life right before your eyes ― it’s the Tobi Robot Smartwatch!

Our Fave Back-To-School Products From IKEA's 2021 Catalogue

We’ve rounded up all of our favourite picks from IKEA’s brand new 2021 catalogue which are perfect for your kids to get organized for the new school year.
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Parents

New UNICEF Canada Campaign Keeps Halloween Spirit Alive For Kids

The campaign encourages families across Canada to turn their trick-or-treating steps into a safe, socially distanced walk-a-thon throughout their neighbourhood. Sign up by October 9!

Experience Online Hands-On Fun With Mad Science Virtual Programs

Mad Science is continuing to provide virtual STEAM programs to make children’s time at home engaging, educational, and most importantly ― fun. New this Fall... Art classes!

Mayor John Tory Launches ShowLoveTO Program

Mayor John Tory has launched a new initiative 'ShowLoveTO', designed to encourage local tourism and foster community engagement and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Back to School Guide 2020

To help you prepare for your best school year yet, we've rounded up everything from great after-school programs for kids, to cool back to school finds, lunch ideas and more. You'll also find Parent Resources to ensure a smooth transition into the new school year.
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Experience Online Hands-On Fun With Mad Science Virtual Programs

Mad Science is continuing to provide virtual STEAM programs to make children’s time at home engaging, educational, and most importantly ― fun. New this Fall... Art classes!
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