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LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres Bring Awesome Content to You

Calling ALL Builders! Get ready for some build challenges, behind-the-scenes videos, feel-good stories, trivia nights and much more!

Boredom Busters: 10 Really Cool Indoor Activities for Kids

As families continue to be confined indoors, 'What Now?' is likely the question of the hour. Try these 10 really cool and fun indoor activities for cooped-up kids!

Online Oceans Bring Oceans to Families Around the World

The Free online ocean literacy resource includes ocean-inspired crafts, activities, DIY videos, live streamed learning, and endless irresistible animal content.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Can Now Be Explored Outside the Odditorium

Families and kids can learn all about the strange and unusual with Ripley researchers, editors, and artists—featuring live exhibit highlights, Q&As, drawing tutorials, and much more!

Harry Potter at Home - Bringing Hogwarts to You

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has launched an online Harry Potter hub to keep children educated and entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Most Epic Forts You Can Build at Home

By now, the kids are likely getting pretty bored and blasé with their home surroundings. Cheer up their day by building a really cool fort indoors!

DC Comics Launches a Virtual Kids Camp

Kids who love comics are in for some super-powered fun as DC, the U.S. comic book giant, comes to the rescue of parents with the launch of its free virtual camp for kids.

Fun Edible Science Experiments For Kids

Learning in the kitchen goes beyond cooking. Kids can pick up simple science concepts and enjoy the outcome — tasting everything! 12 experiments to try...

April GO List: Best Things to Do! 2020

Our April GO List takes on a different shape this month. While there are no events, outings, or fun places to go to, there are still plenty of fun things to celebrate in April!

10 Easy April Fools' Day Pranks to Pull on your Kids

We've rounded up 10 great pranks to play on your unsuspecting children... Show them that you too, have a sense of humour!

Beyond the Sandwich: Fun PB&J Recipes

Calling all PB&J lovers – these recipe are for you! National PB&J day is celebrated on April 2. Turn a classic favourite into something new and exciting with these ultimate PB&J recipes.

Spring Word Search Puzzles for Kids

World puzzle searches offer so many benefits, yet are simple and fun to solve. It's the perfect quiet time activity! Spring-themed word puzzle searches for kids by level...

How To Make Your Own Finger Paint!

Kids love painting and playing with colours, especially when they can explore their creativity with finger painting! But what can be even more fun is making your own paints!

The Toronto Zoo Brings the Zoo to You!

The Zoo is sharing stories, resources and content that will help people find reasons to smile, learn and connect. You'll find home activities, exciting edutainment opportunities and more!

Local Businesses Offer Free Virtual Activities for Kids

These Toronto and GTA area atttractions and businesses are providing fun and educational online activities for house-bound families.

Take Your Kids to a Virtual Zoo or Aquarium

To help relieve the stress, boredom and loneliness that come with self-isolation, zookeepers are live-streaming animals for people to enjoy from the comfort of their homes.

Museums and Galleries You Can Visit Online

Staying at home doesn't have to be boring! Did you know you can visit some world-class museums and galleries, without ever leaving the comfort of your home?

Up Your Family Game Night

Chapters-Indigo is having a 20% sale on games until March 22 and best of all, shipping is free until March 31. Up your family's game night fun with these board games!

The Best Free Online Educational & Game Sites for Kids

There are plenty of kid-friendly, fun, educational online game sites to choose from, and many offer content free of charge.

15 At-Home Science Experiments

Your weekends are guaranteed to be both educational and tons of fun with these 15 cool experiments!

A DYI Sugar Shack at Home

Visiting a Maple Syrup Festival is one of the highlights of Spring break yet many have been cancelled. Why not bring the Sugar Shack home to your family? Here's how to do it.

How To Keep The Kids Busy When You're Stuck Indoors

Normal is now cancelled. Many families are coping with the new reality of being house-bound because of COVID-19. Keep kids engaged with fun activities, online learning and what to do to avoid cabin fever!

50 Fun Things to Do on March Break 2020

Still not sure what you'll be doing with the kids this March Break? We've got 50 fabulous and fun ideas to help you out!

All Things Valentine's Day

Find a list of special family-friendly events, plus ideas for fun parties, gifts, activities, recipes, treats, card-making and crafts.

10 Fun at Home Activities for When It’s Too Cold to Play Outside

Here are 10 things to do indoors to keep the brood busy. These are perfect activities for Family Day Weekend if you choose to stay indoors!

Fun Family Winter Outdoor Activities

One of the best ways to keep kids busy is to get them outdoors! Embrace the Winter the season. We've listed 10 fun outdoor activities your family can explore this season.

Now You're Cooking!

Involve your entire family in cooking! Even the teeniest member can shred romaine lettuce or mix the contents of a bowl. Working as a team will teach your kids to listen and follow instructions.

Winnie the Pooh Treats and Crafts

Winnie the Pooh Day is on January 18! Get inspired with these fun treats and crafts!

Fun Things to do over Winter Break

Few places rival Toronto & the GTA for winter holiday activities, and the school break offers families plenty of free time to sample them. The best Holiday break fun to keep your family busy...

10 Genius Ways to Use Up Your Halloween Candy

With the heavy rains that fell during prime trick-or-treat time, you may have extra candy on your hands this year. 10 very resourceful things to do with your Halloween candy!

Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Halloween isn't the only spooky holiday to celebrate this fall. El Día de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead takes place end of October to early November. Find events taking place in the GTA or host your own celebration!

10 Ways to Inspire your Kids to Cook!

Getting your kids in the kitchen and teaching them how to cook provides many benefits. We've round up 10 ways to help inspire your kids to cook!

All Things Thanksgiving

Find Thanksgiving celebration events taking place in Toronto and the GTA, plus get ideas for Thanksgiving activities, recipes, treats and crafts.

Apple Picking in the GTA

It’s apple picking time! No matter where you live in the GTA, there's bound to be a pick-your-own farm nearby.

35 Things to do Before School Starts

Before pool toys and beach towels get stored away and late summer nights are replaced by bedtime curfews and homework, 35 must-do end of summer activities await.
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