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The Cheltenham Badlands

Often referred to as Mars on Earth, The Cheltenham Badlands is a great outdoor nature adventure for families. The unique landscape feature has an incredible rare look.

Birthday Party Guide Fall-Winter 2019

Our Birthday Party Guide is your one-stop party planner for inspiration. Find birthday venues, entertainment, party foods, cakes and invitations.

Halloween Party Food

Planning a Halloween party for your kids? Our top picks for a monstrous menu!

Pictionary Air

Pictionary Air, the newest Pictionary experience is just as much fun as it is innovative, mixing physical play with a digital experience for the whole family.

Easy Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

This Halloween, create beautiful and artistic pumpkins with just paint, fun embellishments and no carving!

Adorable No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Here are 10 fun and adorable ideas for creating DIY no-carve pumpkins for Halloween decorating! Who says Halloween has to be scary?

10 Attractions Where you can Celebrate your Child's Birthday

Looking for a really cool place to host your child's next birthday party? There are many Toronto and GTA attractions dedicated to making that day special.

Cool Reusable Party Favour Bags to Stash your Loot

This year, give your loot bags another life! These re-usable bags are a better alternative to the dreaded, plastic goodie bags. Just fill with a small treat because the bag is the loot!

5 Ways To Score Full Marks On a Math Test…Without Actual Grades!

Research has shown that by the age of 6, many kids have already decided that they can’t do math! 5 ways we can celebrate mathematical successes.

Host the Best Winter Birthday Party

Don’t let the cold weather and a little bit of snow on the ground, stop you from throwing a really great birthday party! These Winter Party ideas will leave you with plenty of inspiration.

Spookfest is Toronto's Newest Halloween Attraction

Toronto's newest Halloween attraction: Spookfest, is coming to the Better Living Centre at Exhibition Place on October 26 and 27! Be ready to have some spoooooky fun!

Spookfest Toronto Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family packs to Toronto's newest Halloween attraction: Spookfest, coming to the Better Living Centre at Exhibition Place on October 26 and 27! Enter by Monday, October 21 , 2019.

Pinocchio at YPT Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family packs to see Pinocchio at YPT. This rollicking new musical follows the much-loved marionette on his mischievous quest to become a real human being. Enter by Friday, November 8, 2019.

Host the Best Pizza Party for Kids

From a DIY pizza station, to super fun crafts, activities, decorations, and adorable party favours, here's how to host the best pizza party for kids.

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Fall Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. The 25,000 square foot facility includes a 10,800 square foot indoor tropical garden featuring 1000’s of free flying butterflies from all over the world. Enter by Friday, November 8, 2019.

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!

Heroes of Goo Jit Zu Hero Pack Contest

Enter for a chance to win 2 Heroes of Goo Jit Zu toys! The Heroes of Goo Jit Zu ​are the squishiest, stretchiest and gooiest action figures ever! Enter by Friday, November 1, 2019.

Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches at the ROM

Discover the fascinating science lurking beneath the surface of history's most enduring legends at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) this fall with Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches.

Halloween Cupcake Ideas

Try these deliciously creepy Halloween cupcakes for your next party.

Halloween Rice Krispies Treats

Rice Krispie treats get transformed into ghosts, monsters, spiders, pumpkins and more!

10 Simple Halloween Cookies

Looking for an adorable last minute Halloween cookie? These 10 Scary Sweets that are really easy to make!

Best Halloween Pizzas

October is National Pizza Month! Sweet or savoury... here are 10 fun Halloween pizzas for kids!

ROM’s 3rd Monday Nights Free Moves to Tuesdays

The ROM is moving its monthly evening of free admission from Mondays to Tuesdays, where visitors can enjoy free access to art, culture, and nature in the Museum’s 40 galleries.

Thanksgiving at the Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo is one of the most picturesque spots in the city to enjoy the natural colours of fall this Thanksgiving weekend. Don't miss the Grizzly Bear Thanksgiving Feast!

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre & Black Creek Pioneer Village Promotion

From October 10 to November 11, visitors to Black Creek Pioneer Village will receive a 50% discount off LEGOLAND Discovery Centre admission and vice versa.

Music & Truffles: Bennewitz Quartet Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 2 family packs to Music & Truffles KIDS - Bennewitz Quartet on October 20th. Give your children their first taste of classical music! Contest closed. See winners.

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!

The Mush Hole Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack to see the Mush Hole at YPT, a groundbreaking theatre and dance performance exploring the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s Residential School system. Contest closed. See winner.

Everything Pumpkin

Fall is here and everything tastes a little better with pumpkin!

Day Camps & Programs for Kids if CUPE Strikes on Monday

In the event of a CUPE strike on Monday, parents need to prepare and make alternative care arrangements. The following companies are offering day camps and programs.

Heroes of Goo Jit Zu Hero Pack

The squishiest, stretchiest and gooiest action figures ever! Nothing looks like 'em, no one fights like 'em.

The Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak. Appear to disappear and recreate iconic scenes from the Harry Potter films. Enter by Friday, October 25, 2019.

Hands-On Educational Fun with Mad Science Programs

The leading science enrichment provider delivers unique, hands-on science experiences for children that are bursting with fun.

The Mush Hole at YPT

YPT presents The Mush Hole – a groundbreaking theatre and dance performance exploring the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s Residential School system.

Ross Petty Productions Presents LIL’ RED ROBIN HOOD

Rich or poor, the whole family will be hood-winked by Ross Petty Productions’ original musical, LIL’ RED ROBIN HOOD this holiday season.
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