October 2011

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Birthday & Party Ideas

Halloween Games

Halloween Games

Throwing your kids a Halloween party instead of trick-or-treating? Games to keep your little goblins entertained.

Family Activities

Leaf Peeping in Ontario

Leaf Peeping in Ontario


This Autumn, why not take advantage of the falling leaves in Ontario? Leaf peeping is a new Fall recreational activity for people who travel to view and photograph the Fall foliage in areas where it changes colours.

Family Kitchen

Candy and Caramel Apples

Candy and Caramel Apples

Nothing will satisfy a sweet tooth like a candied apple! Recipes to make your own decadent gourmet candy apples.

Halloween

Halloween Games

Halloween Games

Throwing your kids a Halloween party instead of trick-or-treating? Games to keep your little goblins entertained.
Halloween Candy Alternatives

Halloween Candy Alternatives

There's no getting around it. Halloween is the time for sugar overdoses! This year, instead of handing out sugary treats, opt for fun (and healthy) alternatives to Halloween candy.


A Green Halloween

A Green Halloween

Teach your kids about how adding a little ‘green’ to your Halloween can make these festivities more eco-friendly and kinder to our planet.
Safe Face Painting for Halloween

Safe Face Painting for Halloween

Ghosts and goblins are not the only creepy things lurking around this Halloween… some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and face paint can be pretty frightening too.

Fall

Leaf Peeping in Ontario

Leaf Peeping in Ontario


This Autumn, why not take advantage of the falling leaves in Ontario? Leaf peeping is a new Fall recreational activity for people who travel to view and photograph the Fall foliage in areas where it changes colours.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

The Markham Fair

The Markham Fair

From sticky cotton candy and corn dogs, to rides on the Ferris wheel, memories of a good old-fashioned country fair can be revisited at the Markham Fair.
HarbourKIDS: Monsters!

HarbourKIDS: Monsters!

October’s theme for HarbourKIDS is fitting for this time of year – it’s all about monsters. Kids can interact with all kinds of monsters, funny ones, scary ones, and even some friendly ones.

Free & Cheap

HarbourKIDS: Monsters!

HarbourKIDS: Monsters!

October’s theme for HarbourKIDS is fitting for this time of year – it’s all about monsters. Kids can interact with all kinds of monsters, funny ones, scary ones, and even some friendly ones.

Babies & Toddlers

 Homemade Baby Food

Homemade Baby Food

Buying baby food can often be expensive. Here are tips on how to make your own baby food.

Green Living

A Green Halloween

A Green Halloween

Teach your kids about how adding a little ‘green’ to your Halloween can make these festivities more eco-friendly and kinder to our planet.

Health & Safety

Safe Face Painting for Halloween

Safe Face Painting for Halloween

Ghosts and goblins are not the only creepy things lurking around this Halloween… some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and face paint can be pretty frightening too.

Kids & Pets

Tips for Parents and Dog Owners to Help Keep Kids Safe

Tips for Parents and Dog Owners to Help Keep Kids Safe

The most important tips to teach kids, parents, and dog owners to help keep kids safe.
Kids Teaching Dogs

Kids Teaching Dogs

Can kids train dogs? Most proud parents would nod a quick affirmative, but the problem posed is… are we asking too much of both parties?


Nutrition

Halloween Candy Alternatives

Halloween Candy Alternatives

There's no getting around it. Halloween is the time for sugar overdoses! This year, instead of handing out sugary treats, opt for fun (and healthy) alternatives to Halloween candy.