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10 Kid-Friendly Bacon Recipes

Celebrate Bacon Day on August 31 with 10 amazing bacon recipes your kids will love! Because bacon makes everything taste better!

Flatulent Fun with Fart Ninjas

Hide these gaseous guys around your home and, when unsuspecting friends or family walk by, they will be ambushed with one of ten rump-ripper sound effects.

September on the Cheap!

Just because the kids are heading back to school doesn't mean the fun has to stop. In fact, September is one of the best months for FREE outdoor fun.

September GO List: Best Things to Do

September brings with it apple picking, fall fairs, hayrides, festivals, and many more fun outings. Here are our top picks of fun things to do with kids this September!

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.

Rainbow Songs Contest

Enter for your chance to Win a Rainbow Songs Prize pack that includes 3 FREE Rainbow Songs classes plus a set of award winning early childhood music CDs (total value of $200)! Contest closed. See winner.

9 Benefits of Singing with your Baby or Toddler

We know you love singing with your baby or toddler. But did you know that this activity has multiple emotional and cognitive benefits as well?

Fall Agricultural Fairs and Festivals 2019

Kick off autumn at one of these fun-filled fall festivals and agricultural fairs in the GTA, all packed with signature activities like hayrides, corn mazes, midway, fair foods and more.

What's on for Kids at Toronto International BuskerFest

In addition to some of the most extraordinary street performers on earth, here's what's on deck for the kiddos to enjoy at Toronto International BuskerFest.

Abominable

An epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. Opens in theatres on September 27.

New Terrace and Plaza at the ROM

Located on Bloor Street and overlooking Philosopher’s Walk, this welcoming outdoor gathering space offers an inviting new place for people to meet and relax.

The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh

Harpreet Singh loves his colors—but when his family moves to a new city, everything just feels gray. Can he find a way to make life bright again?

Back to School Guide 2019

It's officially time to get ready for back to school! 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.

Playmobil Dwarf Kingdom Contest

Enter for a chance to win 2 Drawf Kingdom Playsets from Playmobil. Prepare yourself to explore a whole new world! Playmobil is proud to present the latest playsets from the Knights theme - Dwarf Kingdom! Contest closed. See winner.

Creative Homework Station Ideas for Kids

Create a dedicated homework space or station for the kids with these simple and inspiring design ideas. A unique space can help motivate your child to get homework done!

Dealing with Back-to-School Jitters

As summer comes to an end and kids prepare to head to the classroom, some may suffer from back to school anxiety. This time of transition can be stressful for the entire family.

Cute First Day of School Photo Ideas

A new school year is on the horizon and it's time to plan that first day of school photo. Get your kids excited with these cute and fun ideas!

Cool Box: Best Back to School Lunch Boxes

Looking for a lunch box that's practical yet fun and stylish? These cool lunch boxes will actually get your kids excited about Back to School!

The Best Backpacks for Back to School

Check out our favourite backpacks for pre-schoolers, big kids, and more. Heading back to school has never been so stylish...

Let's Do Lunch

Everything from bottles, to snack containers, and eco-friendly finds. Here are cute lunch accessories you can't live without!

That's a Wrap

The sandwich has dominated the lunchbox scene for long enough ... it's time for a new take on lunches! Wraps are a fun and healthy alternative and kids will surely love them!

15 Lunch Ideas your Kids will want to Eat!

These creative school lunch ideas for kids are just the ticket to getting them to eat their lunch. Plan for these healthy and fun lunches your kids will love!

Favourite Carnival and Fair Foods

12 recipes to get those carnival tastes in your own kitchen!

Second City's Improv Showdown

In the mood for funny skits that will tickle your funny bone, sharpen the mind and stimulate the imagination? Head over to Improv Showdown for an afternoon of unpredictable comedy!

Craziest, Curious and Craveable Foods at the CNE

From unicorn-themed desserts, a savoury funnel cake sandwich and pickle pizza, here are some of the craziest, curious and craveable new foods making their debut at this year’s CNE.

Brain Power Academic Enrichment Program

Brain Power is an award-winning after-school academic-enrichment program for high-achieving students from Grades 1-12.

Transform Difficult Homework into an Academic Opportunity

Parents can feel frustrated when their child struggles with homework; however, research shows that not ‘getting’ homework—at first—is a key moment in children’s academic development.

Save 45% off Toronto Zoo Admission to Celebrate 45 Years!

Stop by the Toronto Zoo today, August 15, 2019 to celebrate the zoo's 45th anniversary and enjoy 45% off admission! Plus, stay late (9am-9pm) for Dawn to Dusk Thursdays.

Hockey Hall of Fame Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 4 VIP Family Passes to the Hockey Hall of Fame with general admission for 4 guests, a complimentary Legends Program, photo package with the Stanley Cup and a discount in the Hockey Hall of Fame's Spirit of Hockey store. Contest closed. See winners.

Retro Summer Fun: Drive-in Theatres

Drive-ins are becoming somewhat of a rarity these days so GTA families are lucky to have a few theatres in the area.

Best Family Day Trips

These destinations, each just a short drive or train ride from the city, are bursting with family-friendly activities, making them the perfect spots for Summer day trips.

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.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Toronto! LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Toronto is an indoor, family experience with over 3 million bricks under one roof. Contest closed. See winners.

Looking Glass Adventures Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family pass to Looking Glass Adventures. Looking Glass Adventures is a live puzzle game where you are given 60 minutes to unravel a mystery. Contest closed. See winner.

Little Live Scruff-a-Luvs™ Families Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Scruff-A-Luv Family! Can you give this Scruff-A-Luv Family its furever home? Inside this box is a mystery family waiting to be rescued! See winner.
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