January 2020

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Family Fun

Now You're Cooking!

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.

Family Activities

Now You're Cooking!

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.

At The Movies

Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic tries to navigate the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound best friend, a human named Tom Wachowski. Opens February 14.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

Kids Fest Toronto 2020

Kids Fest Toronto 2020

Kids Fest Toronto is back at the International Centre this Family Day long weekend. Youl will find hours of excitement waiting for you on February 15, 16 and 17.
February on the Cheap! 2020

February on the Cheap! 2020

In a month full of eclectic holidays, it isn't hard to find some free fun for the entire family. Enjoy all the free fun that the city has to offer!
Come Play at the 2020 International AutoShow

Come Play at the 2020 International AutoShow

This year, kids can see some of their favourite Disney and Pixar vehicles in person, along with one of the largest indoor remote-controlled car demonstration.
Winter Festivals for Families 2020

Winter Festivals for Families 2020

Winter will be with us for awhile so embrace the cold at a Winter Festival! Bundle up and enjoy snowshoeing and other winter sports, ice carving, music, food, and more!
Family Day Events 2020

Family Day Events 2020

If you’re staying in town over the Family Day three-day weekend, get ready for lots of local fun for families right here in the GTA.
Valentine's Day Events for Families 2020

Valentine's Day Events for Families 2020

This year, locations in and around the city are offering creative Valentine's Day workshops & events. Children can make Valentines crafts, take a chocolate tour or get glammed up at a kids' spa.
Toronto Camp Expo 2020

Toronto Camp Expo 2020

There are so many camps available for kids. But which one is right for yours? Find out on February 1 at the OUR KIDS Toronto Camp Expo, heading back to Roy Thomson Hall.
Illusions: The Art of Magic is coming to AGO

Illusions: The Art of Magic is coming to AGO

The art of Harry Houdini comes to the AGO this winter as part of Illusions: The Art of Magic – a sensational exhibition of rare posters.
The Jungle Book at YPT

The Jungle Book at YPT

Eye-popping video, shadow-play, and original music make this family production of Jungle Book "like stepping inside a beautifully illustrated children’s storybook."

Free & Cheap

February on the Cheap! 2020

February on the Cheap! 2020

In a month full of eclectic holidays, it isn't hard to find some free fun for the entire family. Enjoy all the free fun that the city has to offer!
Winter Festivals for Families 2020

Winter Festivals for Families 2020

Winter will be with us for awhile so embrace the cold at a Winter Festival! Bundle up and enjoy snowshoeing and other winter sports, ice carving, music, food, and more!

Fun Places To Go

February on the Cheap! 2020

February on the Cheap! 2020

In a month full of eclectic holidays, it isn't hard to find some free fun for the entire family. Enjoy all the free fun that the city has to offer!

Entertainment News

BTS Playing Two Toronto Shows in May 2020

BTS Playing Two Toronto Shows in May 2020

The biggest band in K-pop, BTS, will be playing two Canadian dates. Their Map of the Soul Tour comes to Toronto at the Rogers Centre in May 2020.
The Best Kids' Movies to see in 2020

The Best Kids' Movies to see in 2020

2020 is here and that means a whole new lineup of movies that your kids will love and make you rewatch over and over! Here are the best kids' movies you'll want to see this year.

News For Toronto Parents

School Closure Camps Being Offered in GTA

School Closure Camps Being Offered in GTA

Due to the rotating school closures announced by ETFO that affect all school boards, here's a list of companies offering day camps for children on affected days.
World's Largest Rubber Duck Returns to Toronto for Redpath Waterfront Festival!

World's Largest Rubber Duck Returns to Toronto for Redpath Waterfront Festival!

The festival is bringing back Mama Duck, who is six stories tall and weighs 30,000 pounds, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival.

Products & Services

10 Super Cute Valentines Day Gifts for Kids

10 Super Cute Valentines Day Gifts for Kids

The countdown to Valentine's Day has officially begun. Check out these 10 cute and fun Valentine's Day gift ideas for kids.

Spotlight On...

Explorum - Best of 2019 Winner

Explorum - Best of 2019 Winner

EXPLORUM wins an Honourable Mention in our Best of 2019 awards! EXPLORUM offers fun and educational extracurricular science programs in French (and English).
Mad Science Summer Camps - Best of 2019 Winner

Mad Science Summer Camps - Best of 2019 Winner

Mad Science wins the Best of 2019 award for 'Best Summer Camp'! These exciting camps provide awesome hands-on experiments designed to spark your child’s curiosity.
Fun Winter After-School Programs Now Open for Registration

Fun Winter After-School Programs Now Open for Registration

Tis the season for after-school program enrollment. Families looking for enriching and fun after-school and weekend winter programs for their kids, have sports, arts, academics, STEM, and other kinds of classes to choose from.

Books

The Power Book: What is it, Who has it and Why?

The Power Book: What is it, Who has it and Why?

With this inspiring and brightly illustrated guide to power, learn about the different types of power, what it means to have power, and what you can do with your own power to create positive change in the world,
Greta and the Giants

Greta and the Giants

This inspiring picture book retells the story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg—the Swedish teenager who has led a global movement to raise awareness about the world’s climate crisis.

Health & Safety

Winnie the Pooh Plush Recall

Winnie the Pooh Plush Recall

Imports Dragon recalls Winnie the Pooh plush toy. The hard plastic nose of the plush toy may detach, posing a potential choking hazard
Toy Story 4 Backpack from Pull-Ups Training Pants Recall

Toy Story 4 Backpack from Pull-Ups Training Pants Recall

Toy Story 4 backpack included in Kimberly-Clark Pull-Ups Plus boxes are being recalled as backpacks may contain a finishing scissors which is a potential laceration hazard.
A Scout’s Guide to Winter

A Scout’s Guide to Winter

How do you treat hypothermia or frostbite? When is ice safe to walk on? Can eyes really be sunburned in the winter? Scouts Canada answers this and more with essential safety tips.

Health & Safety

A Scout’s Guide to Winter

A Scout’s Guide to Winter

How do you treat hypothermia or frostbite? When is ice safe to walk on? Can eyes really be sunburned in the winter? Scouts Canada answers this and more with essential safety tips.

Product Recalls

Winnie the Pooh Plush Recall

Winnie the Pooh Plush Recall

Imports Dragon recalls Winnie the Pooh plush toy. The hard plastic nose of the plush toy may detach, posing a potential choking hazard
Toy Story 4 Backpack from Pull-Ups Training Pants Recall

Toy Story 4 Backpack from Pull-Ups Training Pants Recall

Toy Story 4 backpack included in Kimberly-Clark Pull-Ups Plus boxes are being recalled as backpacks may contain a finishing scissors which is a potential laceration hazard.

Contests

Toronto Zoo Winter Contest

Toronto Zoo Winter Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes for a day visit to the Toronto Zoo this Winter! The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier zoo and the leading destination for adults with kids. Contest closed. See winners.
Kidapalooza Family Festival 2020 Contest

Kidapalooza Family Festival 2020 Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to go to the Kidapalooza Family Festival on Family Day Weekend - February 15-17, 2020 at Lot42 in Kitchener-Waterloo. Contest closed. See winners.
Power Book Contest

Power Book Contest

Enter for a chance to win a copy of The Power Book: What is it, Who has it and Why? Gain a greater understanding of how power works, then learn how to harness it for good. Contest closed. See winner.
Kids Fest Toronto Contest

Kids Fest Toronto Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family 4-packs to Kids Fest Toronto coming to the International Centre over Family Day long weekend! Contest closed. See winners.
You and I at YPT Contest

You and I at YPT Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 pairs of tickets to You and I, coming to Young People's Theatre from February 11 to 23, 2020. Contest closed. See winners.
Scenic Caves Nordic Centre Contest

Scenic Caves Nordic Centre Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Day Trail Family Pass to Scenic Caves Nordic Centre for some winter family fun! Contest closed. See winner.
Greta and the Giants Contest

Greta and the Giants Contest

Enter for a chance to win a copy of Greta and the Giants. This inspiring picture book retells the story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg—the Swedish teenager who has led a global movement to raise awareness about the world’s climate crisis. Contest closed. See winner.
Toronto International Boat Show Contest

Toronto International Boat Show Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 sets of tickets to The Toronto International Boat Show, North America's Largest Indoor Boat Show that drops anchor January 17-26, 2020. Contest closed. See winners.