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A Springtime Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrate Mother's Day with a delicious Springtime-inspired brunch! Lay out an impressive spread with these recipes!

10 Teacher Appreciation Cards Kids Can Make

National Teacher's Day is May 5! Take this time to celebrate and recognize the amazing and hard work that teachers do year-round—and even more, during these challenging times.

You Can View Cherry Blossoms Virtually at High Park this Year

To encourage everyone to stay home and stay safe, the City of Toronto is planning multiple virtual cherry blossom experiences on a variety of social media platforms until peak bloom ends.

Boston Pizza Brings Back the Heart-Shaped Smile Pizza in Support of Kids Help Phone

Boston Pizza wants you to enjoy a smile and share some love in support of Kids Help Phone.

Tim Hortons Foundation Launches New Tims eCamp for Disavantaged Youth

Tim Hortons Foundation Camps has announced it will be replacing its traditional summer camp programming for disadvantaged youth, with an all new, inclusive online experience.

Thomas & Friends™ Royal Engine Special with Intro from Harry, Duke of Sussex

Thomas & Friends announces a new animated special: The Royal Engine, in honour of its 75th anniversary.

Medieval Times Toronto Offers Fun & Education For Your Kids

Want to experience the fun of medieval times at home, and learn a few things too? Bring the castle home!

Build-A-Bear Introduces Workshop Wednesdays For Kids

Join Build-A-Bear each week for 'Workshop Wednesdays,' which offers kids and families entertainment and other activities to inspire play, creativity and connection while at home.

Create a Gratitude & Happiness Journal To Boost Your Child's Mood

What if there was a daily practice you could do at home with your kids that could help them be happier—now and throughout their lives?

May Go List: Best Things to Do! 2020

There are so many reasons to enjoy the month of May—even from home! This is the month we celebrate Moms, May Day, Star Wars Day, Cinco de Mayo, Teachers, and much more!

10 Superhero Crafts and Treats

April 28 is Superhero Day! Let your kids' imaginations soar with these 10 superhero-inspired projects and treats.

The Most Beautiful Handmade Gifts for Mom

With a little guidance from an adult, and their natural creativity, kids can make these heartfelt gifts Mom will instantly cherish. These homemade gifts will make Mom feel very special.

Sweet Cards Kids Can Make for Mother's Day

Show mom the love with a unique, homemade card! Here are ideas of homemade Mother's Day cards that kids can make! Moms will love these meaningful gifts!

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day With These Fun Crafts

May 9 is World Migration Bird Day but since there won't be any 'bird migration' activities held across the country this year, we're bringing you some fun 'birdie' crafts to you.

Cinco de Mayo Crafts for Kids

Find DIY maracas, pretty Papel Picado, pinatas, cute sombrero hats and more. These will have your kids happily shouting “ole!”

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5 with your kids at home this year. We've compiled some amazing recipes that will put the fiesta in your fun! Olé!

Out of this World Star Wars Treats

Celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4th with these 12 awesome Star Wars treats.

Celebrate May Day

Share the joy and merriment of this Springtime holiday with your family by creating beautiful crafts and dancing around the maypole.

Free Comic Book Day Postponed Until Summer

Diamond Comic Distributors have made the decision that Free Comic Book Day scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 2, 2020 will be postponed, as result of Covid-19.

African Lion Safari At Home Activities for Kids

Little monkeys who are bored at home can head over to the African Lion Safari website, to find free online 'safari' themed activities, designed to entertain kids.

MEGA To Give New Life To Old Toys With Recycling Program

The partnership with TerraCycle, will recycle used Mega Bloks, Mega Construx and other non-electronic MEGA toys to create new products in Canada.

Create Art and Connect with the AGO from Home

Visit the Art Gallery of Toronto virtually anytime and from anywhere with 'AGO from Home' for art-inspired stories, videos and artful DIY and how-to projects.

Rubik's Launches You CAN Do The Cube for Kids & Teachers

Rubik's is providing educational resources for children of all ages in an effort to support youth and schools, to teach STEM/STEAM standards using the Rubik’s Cube

Game Giant Asmodee Offers Free Games Through 'Print & Play'

Game giant Asmodee is offering free downloadable board games through its new “Print & Play” initiative. The games are free to everyone during the quarantine.

New Animated Series 'Pins and Nettie' Helps Toddlers Deal with Staying at Home

These two little hedgehogs love nothing more than to explore, but their usual adventures are now on hold, because they need to stay at home.

Families Can Grow Food Right at Home with These Garden to Grow Kits

A local Newmarket company, Wolfpack Packaging Inc. has launched garden starting kits so you can grow your own veggies at home. Make it a fun project for the kids.

The Willoughbys is Coming to Netflix Canada on April 22

Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation.

What to do With all Your Kids' Art and Drawings

Since going into isolation, kids across the nation have been turning to arts and crafts. Here's what to do with your little Picasso's creations ... without letting it take over your home!

More Than 21,000 Free iPads Will Be Given To Students

The Ontario government has announced that it will be distributing iPads with free wireless data plans to students who are currently not able to access the province’s Learn at Home portal.

Canada's Wonderland Publishes Its Funnel Cake Recipe

Fans of Canada's Wonderland famous funnel cake will rejoice as the amusement park releases its popular classic funnel cake recipe.

10 Fun Upcycled Projects for Kids

These crafts are practically free and they help the planet. Transform items you already have in your house to make these 10 creative projects that kids will love.

10 Fun Earth Day Crafts & Projects

Your kids will have fun using recycled materials to make these beautiful earth day crafts and projects.

Earth Day Inspired Recipes

April 22 is Earth Day! From creepy crawly puddings to beautiful flower pot cakes, your little sprouts will love these yummy nature-inspired recipes!

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Comes to You

The Royal Ontario Museum is joining a growing list of Toronto attractions that are offering a wide range of free virtual programming, activities and self-guided tours.

The Best Life Skills you can Teach your Kids from Home

As families are confined indoors for the foreseeable future, why not make the most of this time to coach your kids. Some helpful life skills you can teach them — listed by age.
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