March 2020

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Family Fun

The Toronto Zoo Brings the Zoo to You!

The Toronto Zoo Brings the Zoo to You!

The Zoo is sharing stories, resources and content that will help people find reasons to smile, learn and connect. You'll find home activities, exciting edutainment opportunities and more!
Local Businesses Offer Free Virtual Activities for Kids

Local Businesses Offer Free Virtual Activities for Kids

These Toronto and GTA area atttractions and businesses are providing fun and educational online activities for house-bound families.
Museums and Galleries You Can Visit Online

Museums and Galleries You Can Visit Online

Staying at home doesn't have to be boring! Did you know you can visit some world-class museums and galleries, without ever leaving the comfort of your home?
Up Your Family Game Night

Up Your Family Game Night

Chapters-Indigo is having a 20% sale on games until March 22 and best of all, shipping is free until March 31. Up your family's game night fun with these board games!
A DYI Sugar Shack at Home

A DYI Sugar Shack at Home

Visiting a Maple Syrup Festival is one of the highlights of Spring break yet many have been cancelled. Why not bring the Sugar Shack home to your family? Here's how to do it.
How To Keep The Kids Busy When You're Stuck Indoors

How To Keep The Kids Busy When You're Stuck Indoors

Normal is now cancelled. Many families are coping with the new reality of being house-bound because of COVID-19. Keep kids engaged with fun activities, online learning and what to do to avoid cabin fever!

Family Activities

The Toronto Zoo Brings the Zoo to You!

The Toronto Zoo Brings the Zoo to You!

The Zoo is sharing stories, resources and content that will help people find reasons to smile, learn and connect. You'll find home activities, exciting edutainment opportunities and more!
Local Businesses Offer Free Virtual Activities for Kids

Local Businesses Offer Free Virtual Activities for Kids

These Toronto and GTA area atttractions and businesses are providing fun and educational online activities for house-bound families.
Museums and Galleries You Can Visit Online

Museums and Galleries You Can Visit Online

Staying at home doesn't have to be boring! Did you know you can visit some world-class museums and galleries, without ever leaving the comfort of your home?
Up Your Family Game Night

Up Your Family Game Night

Chapters-Indigo is having a 20% sale on games until March 22 and best of all, shipping is free until March 31. Up your family's game night fun with these board games!
A DYI Sugar Shack at Home

A DYI Sugar Shack at Home

Visiting a Maple Syrup Festival is one of the highlights of Spring break yet many have been cancelled. Why not bring the Sugar Shack home to your family? Here's how to do it.
How To Keep The Kids Busy When You're Stuck Indoors

How To Keep The Kids Busy When You're Stuck Indoors

Normal is now cancelled. Many families are coping with the new reality of being house-bound because of COVID-19. Keep kids engaged with fun activities, online learning and what to do to avoid cabin fever!

Events, Exhibits & Shows

Monster Jam Races Into Hamilton - The Only Ontario Stop

Monster Jam Races Into Hamilton - The Only Ontario Stop

Get ready Monster Jam fans! The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world has announced the 2020 lineup for four Hamilton shows. Event postponed.
2020 Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

2020 Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

What’s more Canadian than maple syrup? Celebrate Spring in true Canadian fashion at the annual Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival.

Fun Places To Go

Terra Lumina - A Multimedia Experience Like No Other!

Terra Lumina - A Multimedia Experience Like No Other!

Terra Lumina is the multimedia event of the Winter! Be mesmerized by incredible lighting effects, an original score, and messages of hope for the future of our planet.

Entertainment News

WeeFestival of Arts and Culture Announces Cancellation

WeeFestival of Arts and Culture Announces Cancellation

The WeeFestival has made the necessary, yet heartbreaking decision to cancel all events scheduled for May 4 -24, 2020. The Festival hopes to reschedule this Fall.
Spring Movie Guide 2020

Spring Movie Guide 2020

There's nothing more fun than a family movie night at the theatre. Kids are in luck this spring because lots of exciting new family movies are in the lineup!

Education

5 Tips for Educating Your Kids in the Middle of a Pandemic

5 Tips for Educating Your Kids in the Middle of a Pandemic

If you’re super stressed right now and wondering how the heck you’re going to keep your kid learning (and keep yourself sane!) in the midst of a GLOBAL PANDEMIC, you are NOT alone!
Ontario Launches Its Learn at Home Portal

Ontario Launches Its Learn at Home Portal

The government of Ontario launches its Learn at Home Portal where parents can find free online resources for elementary and secondary students to continue learning from home.

Life With Kids

Maintain Routines at Home During COVID-19

Maintain Routines at Home During COVID-19

How to manage the kids’ schedules while school is closed, and why it's important to maintain a regular routine, especially during these uncertain times.

News For Toronto Parents

Coronavirus and Anxiety: How to Stay Calm in the Midst of the Storm

Coronavirus and Anxiety: How to Stay Calm in the Midst of the Storm

Leading Toronto life coach, Sara Shor, will be hosting an online video workshop to help the public cope with their anxiety during the COVID-19 crisis.
Chai Lifeline Launches Coronavirus Arts & Crafts Drive for Quarantined Children

Chai Lifeline Launches Coronavirus Arts & Crafts Drive for Quarantined Children

Chai Lifeline Canada has launched an arts & crafts drive to help families across Canada with hospitalized or home-bound children during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Message to our Parenting Community During the COVID-19 Outbreak

A Message to our Parenting Community During the COVID-19 Outbreak

While everything around us is shutting down, one thing is for sure – parenting has not been cancelled. The focus of our day-to-day lives has been uprooted, but the message remains – we will get through this trying time together.
Planning Family Fun in Light of COVID-19

Planning Family Fun in Light of COVID-19

Families are now changing gears from 'let's go!' to 'let's stay in' as the coronavirus shuts down many of the city's major events and attractions. What you need to know!

Products & Services

The Rubik’s Cube Celebrates 40 Years

The Rubik’s Cube Celebrates 40 Years

It's the world’s most popular and challenging puzzle of all time and to celebrate it's 40th anniversary, we're showcasing some of the Rubik's collection.

Spotlight On...

Fun With Music Together - Best of 2019 Winner

Fun With Music Together - Best of 2019 Winner

Fun With Music Together wins the Best of 2019 award for 'Best Music School'. Children of all ages will discover their inner music-maker by playing with the grownups they love.

Health & Safety

How to Deal with Tween & Teen Anxiety During COVID-19

How to Deal with Tween & Teen Anxiety During COVID-19

Anxiety during the coronavirus outbreak is natural, but managing it can be difficult. Here's how you can help your tweens and teens during this uncertain time.

Health & Safety

How to Deal with Tween & Teen Anxiety During COVID-19

How to Deal with Tween & Teen Anxiety During COVID-19

Anxiety during the coronavirus outbreak is natural, but managing it can be difficult. Here's how you can help your tweens and teens during this uncertain time.
Spring Safety: Be Careful Around Waterways

Spring Safety: Be Careful Around Waterways

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is issuing an important reminder to residents of the dangers that exist near bodies of water at this time of year.

Contests

Rubik’s Race Contest

Rubik’s Race Contest

2020 is the 40th anniversary of the iconic Rubik’s Cube! Whether or not you were able to finish a cube, it’s something we’ve all played with at some point. To celebrate this great anniversary, we're giving you a chance to win a Rubik’s Race game! Contest closed. See winner.
Fart Ninjas Contest

Fart Ninjas Contest

April Fool's Day is just around the corner so if you want to pull pranks on your family, enter for a chance to win an assortment of 3 Fart Ninjas. Contest closed. See winner.
TRCA Maple Syrup Festival Contest

TRCA Maple Syrup Festival Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to the TRCA Maple Syrup Festival. The festival gives visitors the opportunity to savour the season as they get out into nature and indulge in Canada’s most famous food! Contest closed. Event cancelled.
I Like Me and I Love Me Book Contest

I Like Me and I Love Me Book Contest

Enter for a chance to win a copy of the I Like Me and I Love Me Book. Celebrate the joy of liking and loving who you are! Contest closed. See winner.

Contests

Rubik’s Race Contest

Rubik’s Race Contest

2020 is the 40th anniversary of the iconic Rubik’s Cube! Whether or not you were able to finish a cube, it’s something we’ve all played with at some point. To celebrate this great anniversary, we're giving you a chance to win a Rubik’s Race game! Contest closed. See winner.
Fart Ninjas Contest

Fart Ninjas Contest

April Fool's Day is just around the corner so if you want to pull pranks on your family, enter for a chance to win an assortment of 3 Fart Ninjas. Contest closed. See winner.
TRCA Maple Syrup Festival Contest

TRCA Maple Syrup Festival Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to the TRCA Maple Syrup Festival. The festival gives visitors the opportunity to savour the season as they get out into nature and indulge in Canada’s most famous food! Contest closed. Event cancelled.
I Like Me and I Love Me Book Contest

I Like Me and I Love Me Book Contest

Enter for a chance to win a copy of the I Like Me and I Love Me Book. Celebrate the joy of liking and loving who you are! Contest closed. See winner.