March 2013

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Birthday & Party Ideas

Chocolate Tales Parties

Chocolate Tales Parties

Host a chocolate-making party, right in your home, with no mess, no stress and tons of fun!

Crafts

Egg Decorating... The Natural Way

Egg Decorating... The Natural Way

What would be Easter without decorating and colouring eggs? Did you know that there are many homemade dyes you can use to decorate your eggs naturally?


Family Activities

A Kid-Friendly Passover

A Kid-Friendly Passover

Having a kid-friendly Passover Seder is easy! Here’s how to get everyone involved for an evening of family fun!
Host your Own Family Magic Show

Host your Own Family Magic Show

With a few “tricks” up their sleeve and a bit of showmanship, your child can dazzle family and friends with some magical fun! Here are some pointers for some homemade magic...
The Best Egg Hunt Ever!

The Best Egg Hunt Ever!

At Easter, kids can hardly wait to participate in a good old-fashioned egg hunt. Whether you're planning an indoor search or an outdoor event, try these tips to organize the perfect hunt.


Teaching your Kids about Earth Hour

Teaching your Kids about Earth Hour

Flipping the switch is just one step. As a parent, you can teach your kids about things they can do in their everyday lives and get them to commit to actions that will go beyond that hour.
10 Ways to Celebrate Spring!

10 Ways to Celebrate Spring!

Spring offers countless opportunities to foster a love for learning and nature. The first signs of spring are all about creating huge family fun. Here are 10 ways to welcome and celebrate Spring!

March Break Staycation

March Break Staycation

Families foregoing the big splurge on a beach holiday can still have fun close to home this March Break. And parents on a budget don't have to spend a ton of money on March Break activities.

Easter

Easter Events 2013

Easter Events 2013

Easter is right around the corner, so hop to it before you miss these fun Easter Bunny events! Here's what's happening in and around the city. Find Easter egg hunts, parades, crafts, activities, and more!
The Best Egg Hunt Ever!

The Best Egg Hunt Ever!

At Easter, kids can hardly wait to participate in a good old-fashioned egg hunt. Whether you're planning an indoor search or an outdoor event, try these tips to organize the perfect hunt.


Best Easter Party!

Best Easter Party!

Egg hunts, baskets, bunnies, candy… It's Easter! Here’s how to turn an ordinary Easter into an amazing Spring affair. This year, orchestrate the perfect party for your kids and their friends!
Green Your Easter

Green Your Easter

Don’t overload on chocolate this Easter... Instead, go for a greener Easter!
 
Make this Easter celebration a more environmentally friendly one. Here are a few tips…

Egg Decorating... The Natural Way

Egg Decorating... The Natural Way

What would be Easter without decorating and colouring eggs? Did you know that there are many homemade dyes you can use to decorate your eggs naturally?


March Break

March Break Staycation

March Break Staycation

Families foregoing the big splurge on a beach holiday can still have fun close to home this March Break. And parents on a budget don't have to spend a ton of money on March Break activities.
Maple Syrup Festivals: A Sweet Event

Maple Syrup Festivals: A Sweet Event

Maple syrup season... our first glimpse of hope that Spring is just around the corner! From early March to mid-April, the maples respond to nature and the sap begins to flow.
March Break on a Budget

March Break on a Budget

Yes, you can enjoy a fun March Break without breaking the bank or having to do any extensive planning! Here are a few ideas that are both low-cost and low-effort, all you need is a little creativity...
March Break Guide 2013

March Break Guide 2013

It's our most comprehensive guide to March Break 2013! We're making March Break planning super easy for parents this year! Just browse through our guide to find everything you need...

Spring

Celebrate Spring with Crafty Cooking Kits

Celebrate Spring with Crafty Cooking Kits

Host the perfect children's group activity with these delicious baking kits that celebrate Spring, nature, and the treats afterwards!
10 Ways to Celebrate Spring!

10 Ways to Celebrate Spring!

Spring offers countless opportunities to foster a love for learning and nature. The first signs of spring are all about creating huge family fun. Here are 10 ways to welcome and celebrate Spring!


At The Movies

The Host

The Host

When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

The film will feature the G.I. Joe Team coming into a conflict with Zartan, Storm Shadow, and Firefly, all serving under the newly released Cobra Commander.
The Croods

The Croods

The world's very first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world.
Oz: The Great and Powerful

Oz: The Great and Powerful

Disney's fantastical adventure "Oz: The Great and Powerful," directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz.
Jack the Giant Slayer

Jack the Giant Slayer

The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

Easter Events 2013

Easter Events 2013

Easter is right around the corner, so hop to it before you miss these fun Easter Bunny events! Here's what's happening in and around the city. Find Easter egg hunts, parades, crafts, activities, and more!
Oz the Great and Powerful: A Review

Oz the Great and Powerful: A Review

Disney's fantastical adventure "Oz The Great and Powerful," directed by Sam Raimi, is the prequel story to the Wizard of Oz, where we discover the origins of L. Frank Baum's beloved Wizard.
The All About Pets Show

The All About Pets Show

Dubbed the “pet lovers event of the season,” pet owners and wannabes, can tap the pool of knowledge from experts in health and nutrition, training and grooming, plus the latest trends in fashion and more.
To the Sugar Shack!

To the Sugar Shack!


It’s springtime in Ontario and the sap is running! Sugar shacks are a seasonal ritual in and around the Greater Toronto Area. Here are some great sugar festivals for families to enjoy…

Maple Syrup Festivals: A Sweet Event

Maple Syrup Festivals: A Sweet Event

Maple syrup season... our first glimpse of hope that Spring is just around the corner! From early March to mid-April, the maples respond to nature and the sap begins to flow.

Free & Cheap

To the Sugar Shack!

To the Sugar Shack!


It’s springtime in Ontario and the sap is running! Sugar shacks are a seasonal ritual in and around the Greater Toronto Area. Here are some great sugar festivals for families to enjoy…

March on the Cheap! 2013

March on the Cheap! 2013

Discover all of the fun free or cheap things to do in Toronto this March including movies, nature activities, festivals, historic activities, and more! In fact, you could say that Toronto is bursting with free things to do!
Maple Syrup Festivals: A Sweet Event

Maple Syrup Festivals: A Sweet Event

Maple syrup season... our first glimpse of hope that Spring is just around the corner! From early March to mid-April, the maples respond to nature and the sap begins to flow.

Fun Places To Go

A Day at Fallsview Waterpark

A Day at Fallsview Waterpark

Throughout this long and snowy winter in Toronto, we found ourselves longing for sunshine and swimming pools, palm trees and lounge chairs...
A Blue Mountain Getaway

A Blue Mountain Getaway

For three days in February, this city girl, her adventurous little boy, and New Yorker husband enjoyed a visit to a mountain village, nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay.
March on the Cheap! 2013

March on the Cheap! 2013

Discover all of the fun free or cheap things to do in Toronto this March including movies, nature activities, festivals, historic activities, and more! In fact, you could say that Toronto is bursting with free things to do!
March Break at Blue Mountain

March Break at Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain Resort is ready to celebrate March Break with a mountain sized line-up of FREE family-focused activities. Blue Mountain has long been a popular March Break destination...

Day Trips

A Day at Fallsview Waterpark

A Day at Fallsview Waterpark

Throughout this long and snowy winter in Toronto, we found ourselves longing for sunshine and swimming pools, palm trees and lounge chairs...
A Blue Mountain Getaway

A Blue Mountain Getaway

For three days in February, this city girl, her adventurous little boy, and New Yorker husband enjoyed a visit to a mountain village, nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay.
March Break at Blue Mountain

March Break at Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain Resort is ready to celebrate March Break with a mountain sized line-up of FREE family-focused activities. Blue Mountain has long been a popular March Break destination...

Resorts & Family Getaways

A Day at Fallsview Waterpark

A Day at Fallsview Waterpark

Throughout this long and snowy winter in Toronto, we found ourselves longing for sunshine and swimming pools, palm trees and lounge chairs...
A Blue Mountain Getaway

A Blue Mountain Getaway

For three days in February, this city girl, her adventurous little boy, and New Yorker husband enjoyed a visit to a mountain village, nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay.
March Break at Blue Mountain

March Break at Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain Resort is ready to celebrate March Break with a mountain sized line-up of FREE family-focused activities. Blue Mountain has long been a popular March Break destination...

Entertainment News

Sesame Street Workshops & Sessions at TIFF

Sesame Street Workshops & Sessions at TIFF

New this year, TIFF Kids® is welcoming Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, for themed events.
Toopy and Binoo On Tour

Toopy and Binoo On Tour

Toopy and Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon brings to life the two fun-loving and adorable characters, whose hilarious antics are driven by their out-of-this-world imaginations.
TIFF Kids 2013

TIFF Kids 2013

The TIFF Kids International Film Festival™ returns for its 16th year, celebrating the best in child and youth cinema with an exciting lineup of films, special events & free programming.
Rockin’ & Reading Book Drive

Rockin’ & Reading Book Drive

Families are invited to drop by Rogers Centre with new children’s books. The first 300 people to donate one book each will receive one ticket voucher to Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After.
Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries

Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries

SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES, an all-new family musical presented by Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Life Like Touring, is set to tour North America in 2013.

Kids Gear

Dr. Seuss Gear for Kids

Dr. Seuss Gear for Kids

Showing your Seussical side with some fun gear for kids!

Products & Services

Celebrate Spring with Crafty Cooking Kits

Celebrate Spring with Crafty Cooking Kits

Host the perfect children's group activity with these delicious baking kits that celebrate Spring, nature, and the treats afterwards!
Mixie Bottle

Mixie Bottle

Mixie is a formula-mixing baby bottle that's so finely tuned, it can be prepared now and mixed later without fuss. On a flight or in the middle of the night, parents can have a bottle ready to go in an instant.
Yonanas

Yonanas

How amazing is a kitchen gadget that makes “ice cream” out of frozen bananas? Yonanas turns frozen fruits into a delicious, low-cost, healthy treat that looks and tastes like soft serve ice cream.
Teethease Medley

Teethease Medley

The Medley is perfect for teething babies and toddlers. It's a great way to keep hands busy during feeding. Watch as baby delightfully chews on the beads or playfully pushes them around the cord.

Spotlight On...

Chocolate Tales Parties

Chocolate Tales Parties

Host a chocolate-making party, right in your home, with no mess, no stress and tons of fun!

Green Living

Green Your Easter

Green Your Easter

Don’t overload on chocolate this Easter... Instead, go for a greener Easter!
 
Make this Easter celebration a more environmentally friendly one. Here are a few tips…

Teaching your Kids about Earth Hour

Teaching your Kids about Earth Hour

Flipping the switch is just one step. As a parent, you can teach your kids about things they can do in their everyday lives and get them to commit to actions that will go beyond that hour.

Health & Safety

Toy Safety Tips for Kids

Toy Safety Tips for Kids

In Canada, the toy industry is regulated to ensure toys are safe for kids. Still, unsafe toys do make their way onto store shelves and into homes. These toys can expose children to hazards.
Cyber Safety for Young Children

Cyber Safety for Young Children

As the world 'logs on' more and more each year, the most important lesson children need to learn is Internet safety. This is key for their own personal safety and that of their family.

Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month

Healthy eating is for all kids as it develops good habits for now and into the future. 
Here are some great resources to help you stay on track!

Product Recalls

Imaginarium Activity Walker Recall

Imaginarium Activity Walker Recall

Small parts of the Imaginarium Activity Walker may separate, and these small components pose a choking hazard to young children.
Sesame Street Learn to Play Drumset Recall

Sesame Street Learn to Play Drumset Recall

A paper tab used to put together the drum can become separated or detach from the toy and pose a choking hazard to young children.
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