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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! Enter by Friday, September 6, 2019.

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. Enter by Friday, August 30, 2019.

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. Enter by Friday, August 30, 2019.

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. Enter by Friday, August 30, 2019.

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! Enter by Friday, August 30, 2019.

You Are My Friend: The Story of Mister Rogers and His Neighborhood

A heartwarming picture book that celebrates the work of Mister Rogers and carries on his legacy of kindness.

New by Playmobil - Dwarf Kingdom

Prepare yourself to explore a whole new world! Playmobil is proud to present the latest playsets from the Knights theme - introducing Dwarf Kingdom!

14 Fun Things Kids Can do at the CNE

Besides its obvious attractions like the livestock and amusement rides, the EX has a variety of offerings for even its youngest attendees. This year's highlights ... just for kids!

Rainbow Songs Music Programs for Babies & Tots

The program offers an enriching, joyful and inclusive learning environment that immerses you and your little one in the world of music.

Toronto International BuskerFest for Epilepsy

Join comedians, escape-artists, sword-swallowers, musicians, magicians, fire jugglers, acrobats, aerial artists, clowns and daredevils. See the most extraordinary street performers on earth!

Historical Sites that are Fun for Kids & Families

This summer, unplug the family and step back in time at one of these attractions that are fun for kids and adults alike.

Mysterious Minds Escape Rooms Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family pass to Mysterious Minds Escape Rooms in Toronto! Pass is valid for The Cryptic Cabin escape room adventure! Enter by Friday, August 23, 2019.

10 Yummy Twists on Chocolate Chip Cookies

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is celebrated yearly on August 4. Here are 10 yummy twists on this go-to favourite dessert!

S'mores Reinvented

We’ve scouted out very unique and different ways to enjoy your s'mores.

Bring The Soul: The Movie

A glimpse into BTS’ world away from the stage, featuring intimate group discussions alongside spectacular concert performances from the tour. This is a cinema event not to be missed.

Peachy Keen

We're keen on peaches! Here are 10 recipes for some late-Summer inspiration.
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