Back to School Guide 2021

Back-to-school season is here! No matter what your school year looks like this time around, we've done some prep work so you don't have to. We've rounded up everything from great after-school and weekend programs for kids, to cool back-to-school finds, lunch ideas and more. Many businesses are still launching their Fall programs, so check back often as we'll update this guide and add more resources as they become available, throughout the Fall.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Academics and Enriched Learning

Arts and Leisure

Sports and Fitness Programs

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Virtual Programs Only

Back to School Fun & Prep

Back to School Recipes


Academics and Enriched Learning


Brain Power Enrichment Programs Ltd. - Back to School 2021

Brain Power Enrichment Programs Ltd.

Learn ONLINE or IN-CLASS - your choice! Brain Power is an award-winning academic-enrichment program for high-achieving students (Grades 1-12). Courses to choose from include: Public Speaking, Mechanics of Writing, English Language Arts, Math & Problem Solving, Test Prep, and more! For more information email info@brainpower.ca, call 905-303-5457, and checkout our website at: www.brainpower.ca!


Brouillet Academy Back to School 2021

Brouillet Academy

Back-to-school season does not have to be difficult. Our virtual French classes are designed to support your child's learning journey and provide them with all of the tools they need to succeed in school! We offer a range of virtual classes, each with different focuses and objectives! We offer classes to improve your conjugation skills, your grammar skills, your reading skills, and much more! Join us now!


Learning Tree Tutors Toronto - BTS 2021

Learning Tree Tutors - Toronto

Looking for tutoring for your child? Learn Online or In-Home with Learning Tree Tutors in Toronto. Learning Tree Tutors offers personalized 1-on-1 tutoring and a variety of customized programs for the 2021 school year for all subjects Grades JK to 12. Learn Online (from any location) or In-Home (in central Toronto). We can provide your child with the help he or she needs to improve grades and build self-confidence.


The Progressive Centre - Back to School 2021

The Progressive Centre

Since 2014, The Progressive Centre, has been helping children reach their academic goals across Durham Region, Scarborough and Markham. We provide both in-home and online tutoring in all subject areas and grades (K-12). When you work with The Progressive Centre, you'll get the following: Free consultation where we discuss your child's academic goals; Personalized academic plan for your child; Flexible scheduling; Affordable pricing; Passionate tutors that want your child to succeed. We meet your child at their level to ensure that they receive both academic and personal success. Contact us today to get started tomorrow!


Ready, Set, Goal! by Future Possibilities Kids - Back to School 2021

Ready, Set, Goal! by Future Possibilities Kids

Ready, Set, Goal! is a FREE leadership program for Kids ages 9 to 12, beginning in November. We coach Kids to believe in themselves as they lead community change. Kids are matched with a KidCoach – a trained adult volunteer. They connect weekly over the phone for 30 minutes as Kids take the lead in making a positive impact in their community. Throughout their journey in the program, Kids develop important skills like communication, goal-setting, leadership skills, and more. They will also have fun connecting with others in the program!


socialskilled - Fun With Friends BTS 2021

socialskilled - Fun With Friends

  • 3 Concorde Gate, Suite 108, Toronto, ON M3C 3N7
  • 1-800-303-1354
  • Ages: 4-7 and 8-12
  • www.socialskilled.ca

socialskilled provides fun recreational programs for school-aged children with exceptionalities who may find fitting into traditional leisure activities challenging or impossible. socialskilled is excited to bring you: FUN WITH FRIENDS. This weekly 1.5 hour co-ed program will cover a variety of different activities that your child will explore and enjoy, including, physical activities and games, science, and the arts. Our launch program will be offered for two age groupings (4-7 and 8-12), with flexibility ensuring the perfect fit for your child.


Spirit of Math Schools Free Trial Class

Spirit of Math Schools

Reserve your spot today! Experience Canada’s Premier After-School Program & discover how we Release the Genius in every child.® With over 30 years of success, Spirit of Math is an innovative leader in after-school mathematics education addressing the needs of high-performing students in more than 40 campuses across Canada and Pakistan. Spirit of Math's Free Trial Class offer students, from SK - Grade 11 an opportunity to experience its unique curriculum with FREE hands-on and in-class participation. See for yourself how we’ve become the global leader in mathematics enrichment using a balanced approach involving our unique core curriculum, drills, problem solving and cooperative group work. Now offering Live Virtual Classes Globally. Spirit of Math is difficult, requires a lot of effort and it works! Find a Campus Near you and book your Free Trial class Today! Online Option is also available.

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ARTS & LEISURE


Avenue Road Arts School

Avenue Road Arts School

The Avenue Road Arts School has been inspiring creativity since 1993. The school pivoted to a virtual platform and, after plenty of research, became one of the first art schools to offer live classes in an online capacity. Programs are taught by professional artists, who have a passion for their art practice and have plenty of teaching experience. An administrator is assigned to each class for technical help, and small class sizes allow for lots of individual attention. A large roster of classes, with offerings for a range of levels & ages awaits you.


CDM Dance & Music - Back to School 2021

CDM Dance & Music

  • Online and In-person
  • 5915 Leslie Street, North York, ON M2H 1J8
  • Ages: 3 years to adult
  • www.cdmdance.com

For over 30 years we have been inspiring our students to nurture their passion for creativity through the performing arts. We are committed to nurturing and encouraging appreciation, education and love for the performing arts. We are a diverse, family-friendly and community-driven environment that is aimed at creating and inspiring young artists of today and tomorrow. We aim to foster the discovery of life’s lessons and life’s journey. Discover our wide range of programs and summer camps in ballet, jazz, acro dance, and more. We also offer private music lessons for kids in piano, guitar, and voice.


Centauri Arts Academy Back to School 2021

Centauri Arts Academy

  • Online + In-person
  • 2323 Bloor St West, Unit 218A (2nd floor), Toronto, ON M8X 1E9
  • 416-766-7124
  • Ages: 9 to 18 years
  • www.centauriarts.com

Centauri Arts brings together professional instructors and young people who love the arts! This fall, choose online programs or in-person classes in our Toronto studio. After-school and weekend options include Fine Art, Digital Art, Acting, Creative Writing and Film. Our talented creative writing instructors also offer a unique English Tutoring program for students who need support in school – and for gifted writers looking for a challenge! For young people who love to read, write, make movies, act, paint or create art digitally, Centauri Arts is the place to be.


City of Toronto Back to School 2021

City of Toronto After-School Recreation Programs

The City of Toronto is returning to in-person recreation programming for fall 2021! There are thousands of programs to choose from, including swimming, skating, sports, arts and crafts, dance, music and more. There's an activity for every age, interest and skill level. We've made changes to how we deliver our recreation programs to ensure the ongoing safety of you and your kids. Fall registration opens Saturday, September 25, 2021 for Etobicoke York and Scarborough and Tuesday, September 28, 2021 for North York and Toronto and East York.


DaCosta Magic’s School of Magic - Back to School 2021

DaCosta Magic’s School of Magic

DaCosta Magic’s School of Magic is back for it’s 4th season of magical fun!  We have a fabulous line up for you this fall; private magic lesson bundles, specialty classes and special guest magicians coming in to teach our students. Book your spot with us for our fall session and remember, all of our lessons, classes and workshop fees include all of the magic tools you will need to participate. What are you waiting for?! Join us this fall for some magic! DaCosta Magic’s School of Magic begins October 15th.


EXPLORUM Back to School 2021

EXPLORUM

Win-win one of a kind programs – en français! Take the guess work out of afterschool programs! Register your child to virtual afterschool workshops and avoid the “bubble” worry! Hands-on Science/Arts & Crafts: Combine the art of science with the science of art. Yoga: Relax and improve your focus. Speak FRENCH with other kids – no grammar rules, no conjugaison only conversation and fun! Fun, yet educational weekly workshops from the comfort and safety of your home! Ateliers ludiques et éducatifs dans le confort et la sécurité de votre cuisine!


Fun With Music Together - Back to School 2021

Fun With Music Together

Music Together Outdoors is designed to teach the way young children learn: through play. During each music class, your beloved Music Together teacher will lead music activities for the whole family to sing, play, and jam along to. Each class will be designed as an active music-making experience for you and your little one to connect through music. Bring your instruments to class, and let us lead you and your family through 30 minutes of singing, dancing, and jamming with your musical community! CD, Songbook and digital download codes included. With 9 outdoor locations to serve you: Withrow Park (Riverdale); Leslie Grove Park (Leslieville); Kew Beach (Beaches); Grant AME Greenspace (Gerrard and Woodbine); Roxton Rd Park (Trinity Bellwoods); West Lodge Park (Roncesvalles); Morningside High Park Presbyterian Church Greenspace (Swansea); Ravina Gardens Park (Bloor West/Junction); Tom Riley Park (Etobicoke) OR Online at home!


Girl Guides of Canada

Girl Guides of Canada

Girl Guides is an all-access pass to unlimited adventures, confidence-building moments and ready-for-anything skills! Girls ages 5 to 17 can shine as they take the lead and explore new challenges – all with the support of other girls and women who cheer them on every step of the way.


Prompt Dance Academy BTS 2021

Prompt Dance Academy

  • In-person
  • 100 Bridgeland Ave - Unit A, Toronto, ON M6A 1Z4
  • 416-546-0430
  • Ages: 2.5 to 18 years
  • www.promptdance.com

Prompt Dance Academy is a new professional dance studio for ALL AGES & ALL LEVELS located next to Yorkdale Shopping Centre. From professional dance training to high quality production videos & to recreational programs and more. We offer ballet, jazz, hip hop & acro for kids; as well some awesome classes for adults. Prompt Dance does it all. Join our family and experience it for yourself.


Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design

Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design

Fall Art Workshops with Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art and Design provide instruction within a specific area of study, such as cartooning, comic books, gaming, animation (classical, 2D and 3D), and life drawing. Our aim is to provide students with a fun and educational experience either building new skills or enhancing the ones you already have. We pride ourselves on the quality of our offerings. This means you always get a small class size, instructors who are industry professionals and a supportive and fun environment!


Randolph Kids Performing Arts 2021

Randolph Kids Performing Arts

At Randolph Kids Performing Arts, our industry-qualified teachers and staff are committed to teaching our students the right tools and instilling the confidence to succeed in the studio, on stage, and in life. We offer inclusive, accessible and challenging training with no entrance auditions and non-competitive programming. Fall in-person and virtual options. Study Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Acro. Perform in Musicals, Plays, and create Movies. Write TV scripts, record podcasts or start a YouTube channel in Media Arts. Register now, limited spaces!


Young Peoples Theatre Back to School 2021

Young People’s Theatre Drama School

Join us this fall for Young People’s Theatre’s fun-filled drama classes! A wide selection of online classes for JK-Gr. 12, plus in-person options for youth. Online classes are offered both after-school and on weekends beginning Sept. 25, and in-person classes for teens begin Oct. 2 at RBC WaterPark Place. Enjoy interactive experiences for parents and their little ones with both Toddler & Pre-School Online Drama Time. Specialty classes for teens include Audition Technique, Actor’s Craft, Writers’ Bloc and more. Register today! Visit our website for more info.

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SPORTS & FITNESS


City of Toronto Back to School 2021

City of Toronto After-School Recreation Programs

The City of Toronto is returning to in-person recreation programming for fall 2021! There are thousands of programs to choose from, including swimming, skating, sports, arts and crafts, dance, music and more. There's an activity for every age, interest and skill level. We've made changes to how we deliver our recreation programs to ensure the ongoing safety of you and your kids. Fall registration opens Saturday, September 18, 2021 for Etobicoke York and Scarborough and Tuesday, September 21, 2021 for North York and Toronto and East York.


Olympium Artistic Swimming Club - Back to School 2021

Olympium Artistic Swimming Club

Olympium is a fun, team-based swim program for all swim levels. We offer recreational programs for kids aged 6-10 and pre-competitive and competitive programs for ages 8+. Olympium Artistic Swim Club offers recreational classes and competitive team programs to swimmers from 6 years old up to Masters (20 years +). We are located in Etobicoke, Ontario, with our home pool at Etobicoke Olympium (590 Rathburn Road, Etobicoke). At Olympium we believe in developing well-rounded athletes with diverse physical and personal skills, that will allow them to succeed in sport and in life.


Stadium Programs

Stadium Programs - Monarch Park Stadium

  • In-person
  • 1 Parkmount Rd, Toronto, ON M4J 0A5
  • 416-466-2255
  • Ages: Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6
  • www.stadiumprograms.ca

Our programs are for children from JK-Grade 6 located in East Toronto. We pick up your children and walk to the facility for snacks and games. We believe in the importance and positive impact of physical activity. Kids learn the basic skills of popular sports to explore interest in different areas. Sports not your thing? That's ok! Recreational activities like dodgeball and tag are a big part of the program. For our book worms, the homework room is a quiet space to get help with assignments or read their favourite novel!


True North Sports Camps BTS 2021

True North Sports Camps

We are once again excited to be running outdoor fall programming! Our baseball and T-ball outdoor instructional leagues give players the opportunity to be a part of a team while still developing their baseball skills! Each week our outstanding coaches will spend approximately 20 - 30 minutes on skill-development drills, with the rest of the time spent on game-play. We also offer Mini Camps throughout the fall season ― True North Mini Camps are private programs located in your backyard or local park. Stayed tuned for our Winter schedule are we are still in the process of confirming our indoor permits!

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STEM, STEAM Science and Technology


Budding Genius Academy Back to School 2021

 Budding Genius Academy

Here at Budding Genius Academy, we offer many courses and programs for a variety of ages. We are the world's most innovative program for students! Since our launch, we have been offering more activities than any other learning program. Our Online Learning Platform focuses on subjects: Arts/Craft/Animation; Science/Engineering; MATH and ABACUS; University preparation courses; Coding/Python, CSS, HTML, Java script Programming/Computer science /Artificial intelligence/Game development with Unity and more! Build to make the minds of the future. Featured by the U of T as one of the world's most innovative programs for kids. New! Now offering 1 of 1 private tutoring. Registration for Fall is open. Courses start September 7 and run from 10:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday. Sign up today!


The Curiosity Lab Back to School 2021

The Curiosity Lab

Add a little fun, structure and STEAM to your child's schedule this fall! At The Curiosity Lab, we offer 1 on 1, private, exclusive Virtual Classes and now, Group Classes. Ages 6 -18 +, any level welcome! No experience necessary. Enrichment students welcome! Choose daily or weekly private or group virtual classes. Focusing on Excellence in Education, we offer customized classes in the following areas: Game Development, Coding, Artificial Intelligence, Roblox, Science, Math, Physics, Language, Animation, Graphic Design, Web Development and more! Our instructors are specialized in STEAM instruction! Students can earn junior, senior or master level certifications starting this fall! Teach your kids the skills of the future, today! 


EXPLORUM Back to School 2021

EXPLORUM

Win-win one of a kind programs – en français! Take the guess work out of afterschool programs! Register your child to virtual afterschool workshops and avoid the “bubble” worry! Hands-on Science/Arts & Crafts: Combine the art of science with the science of art. Yoga: Relax and improve your focus. Speak FRENCH with other kids – no grammar rules, no conjugaison only conversation and fun! Fun, yet educational weekly workshops from the comfort and safety of your home! Ateliers ludiques et éducatifs dans le confort et la sécurité de votre cuisine!


Mad Science Toronto - Back to School - In person 2021

Mad Science Toronto

Learning doesn't have to stop after the bell rings! Mad Science extracurricular programs are both educational and fun. Our hands-on, one-hour, 8-week science programs are themed around a particular area of science and include such topics as electricity, magnetism, optics, biology, and many more. All materials provided are safe, fun and designed to create a memorable experience. A wide range of days and time available.


The Maker Bean Cafe Back to School 2021

The Maker Bean Cafe

  • In-person Programs
  • 1052 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON M6H 1M3
  • 647-346-2326
  • Ages: 6 to 12 years
  • www.themakerbean.com

The Maker Bean Cafe is your place for fun, creative technology camps to engage your kids with 21st century skills! Topics include Robotics, Inventions, Minecraft & Video Game Programming. Each child is provided with their own laptop, and will learn about 3D printing, laser cutting and more as they work on both facilitated & personal projects that brings their imaginations to life. Both beginners & experienced makers are welcome, ages 6-12, only requirement is their imaginations! COVID safety precautions in place, all camps & programs take place at our 1052 Bloor St. West (at Dufferin) location.


Ontario Science Centre - Junior Scientists Fall Series

Ontario Science Centre - Junior Scientists Fall Series

Take science learning to a fun new level this fall with our exciting virtual programs, perfect for curious kids and their families. Discover the fascinating world of forensic science and explore the human body in two separate Junior Scientists series ― Junior Scientists: Forensic Fun and Junior Scientists: Human Body. These engaging programs include four 90-minute sessions broadcast live from the Ontario Science Centre on weekend mornings with different themes explored through live demonstrations, at-home lab activities and fun crafts using simple household materials.


Quantum Kidz - Back to School 2021

Quantum Kidz

We STEAM UP LEARNING with lots of LEGO® Fun, Creative Builds & New Friends! Your LEGO® enthusiasts, ages 6-14, can join Mr. LEGO® after school on Zoom to explore our amazing world with weekly themed LEGO® builds such as under the sea, outer space, sports and games, ancient Egypt, the Wild West, Venetian waterways with bridges and gondolas, Aboriginal art and so much more … that explore nifty science, technology, engineering art and math (STEAM) concepts. Visit us online for FAQ’s and registration.


The STEAM Project In Person - Back to School 2021

The STEAM Project

  • In-Person and Online
  • 561 Edward Ave. Unit 1, Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 9W6
  • 289-819-0178
  • Ages: Grades 1 t 8
  • www.thesteamproject.ca

Our award-winning in-person STEAM programs are finally back! Join us at Richmond Hill's #1 Youth Makerspace where students from Grades 1 to 8 can learn and build anything they imagine! Learn how to build projects from scratch in Intro to Woodworking, or program robots to complete challenges in Intro to Robotics. Want to try a little bit of everything? Join us for our INVENTOR series where students will work on a variety of different projects involving STEAM skills. Students will have access to cutting-edge tools and technology such as 3D printers, laser cutters, and more!


STEM Minds Back to School 2021

STEM Minds

  • In-person and Online
  • 647-846-3154
  • 212 Earl Stewart Drive, Unit# 3, Aurora, ON L4G 6V7
  • Ages: 4 to 14 years
  • www.stemminds.com

At STEM Minds, we believe that every child should have access to meaningful STEM education. We empower children to be future-ready through our in-person programs, live virtual classes, and on-demand online courses. Through our programs, we inspire students to fearlessly lead their learning journeys, all while developing their problem-solving, communication, collaboration, confidence, and creativity – skills that will last them a lifetime. Our engaging, inclusive environment is the perfect place for children to discover their passions, make friends, and find joy in learning. To learn more about our programs, visit our website.

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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS ONLY


Avenue Road Arts School

Avenue Road Arts School

The Avenue Road Arts School has been inspiring creativity since 1993. The school pivoted to a virtual platform and, after plenty of research, became one of the first art schools to offer live classes in an online capacity. Programs are taught by professional artists, who have a passion for their art practice and have plenty of teaching experience. An administrator is assigned to each class for technical help, and small class sizes allow for lots of individual attention. A large roster of classes, with offerings for a range of levels & ages awaits you.


Brain Power Enrichment Programs Ltd. - Back to School 2021

Brain Power Enrichment Programs Ltd.

Learn ONLINE or IN-CLASS - your choice! Brain Power is an award-winning academic-enrichment program for high-achieving students (Grades 1-12). Courses to choose from include: Public Speaking, Mechanics of Writing, English Language Arts, Math & Problem Solving, Test Prep, and more! For more information email info@brainpower.ca, call 905-303-5457, and checkout our website at: www.brainpower.ca!


Brouillet Academy Back to School 2021

Brouillet Academy

Back-to-school season does not have to be difficult. Our virtual French classes are designed to support your child's learning journey and provide them with all of the tools they need to succeed in school! We offer a range of virtual classes, each with different focuses and objectives! We offer classes to improve your conjugation skills, your grammar skills, your reading skills, and much more! Join us now!


Budding Genius Academy Back to School 2021

 Budding Genius Academy

Here at Budding Genius Academy, we offer many courses and programs for a variety of ages. We are the world's most innovative program for students! Since our launch, we have been offering more activities than any other learning program. Our Online Learning Platform focuses on subjects: Arts/Craft/Animation; Science/Engineering; MATH and ABACUS; University preparation courses; Coding/Python, CSS, HTML, Java script Programming/Computer science /Artificial intelligence/Game development with Unity and more! Build to make the minds of the future. Featured by the U of T as one of the world's most innovative programs for kids. New! Now offering 1 of 1 private tutoring. Registration for Fall is open. Courses start September 7 and run from 10:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday. Sign up today!


CDM Dance & Music - Back to School 2021

CDM Dance & Music

  • Online and In-person
  • 5915 Leslie Street, North York, ON M2H 1J8
  • Ages: 3 years to adult
  • www.cdmdance.com

For over 30 years we have been inspiring our students to nurture their passion for creativity through the performing arts. We are committed to nurturing and encouraging appreciation, education and love for the performing arts. We are a diverse, family-friendly and community-driven environment that is aimed at creating and inspiring young artists of today and tomorrow. We aim to foster the discovery of life’s lessons and life’s journey. Discover our wide range of programs and summer camps in ballet, jazz, acro dance, and more. We also offer private music lessons for kids in piano, guitar, and voice.


Centauri Arts Academy Back to School 2021

Centauri Arts Academy

  • Online + In Person
  • 2323 Bloor St West, Unit 218A (2nd floor), Toronto, ON M8X 1E9
  • 416-766-7124
  • Ages: 9 to 18 years
  • www.centauriarts.com

Centauri Arts brings together professional instructors and young people who love the arts! This fall, choose online programs or in-person classes in our Toronto studio. After-school and weekend options include Fine Art, Digital Art, Acting, Creative Writing and Film. Our talented creative writing instructors also offer a unique English Tutoring program for students who need support in school – and for gifted writers looking for a challenge! For young people who love to read, write, make movies, act, paint or create art digitally, Centauri Arts is the place to be.


The Curiosity Lab Back to School 2021

The Curiosity Lab

Add a little fun, structure and STEAM to your child's schedule this fall! At The Curiosity Lab, we offer 1 on 1, private, exclusive Virtual Classes and now, Group Classes. Ages 6 -18 +, any level welcome! No experience necessary. Enrichment students welcome! Choose daily or weekly private or group virtual classes. Focusing on Excellence in Education, we offer customized classes in the following areas: Game Development, Coding, Artificial Intelligence, Roblox, Science, Math, Physics, Language, Animation, Graphic Design, Web Development and more! Our instructors are specialized in STEAM instruction! Students can earn junior, senior or master level certifications starting this fall! Teach your kids the skills of the future, today!


DaCosta Magic’s School of Magic - Back to School 2021

DaCosta Magic’s School of Magic

DaCosta Magic’s School of Magic is back for it’s 4th season of magical fun!  We have a fabulous line up for you this fall; private magic lesson bundles, specialty classes and special guest magicians coming in to teach our students. Book your spot with us for our fall session and remember, all of our lessons, classes and workshop fees include all of the magic tools you will need to participate. What are you waiting for?! Join us this fall for some magic! DaCosta Magic’s School of Magic begins October 15th.


EXPLORUM Back to School 2021

EXPLORUM

Win-win one of a kind programs – en français! Take the guess work out of afterschool programs! Register your child to virtual afterschool workshops and avoid the “bubble” worry! Hands-on Science/Arts & Crafts: Combine the art of science with the science of art. Yoga: Relax and improve your focus. Speak FRENCH with other kids – no grammar rules, no conjugaison only conversation and fun! Fun, yet educational weekly workshops from the comfort and safety of your home! Ateliers ludiques et éducatifs dans le confort et la sécurité de votre cuisine!


Fun With Music Together - Back to School 2021

Fun With Music Together

Music Together Outdoors is designed to teach the way young children learn: through play. During each music class, your beloved Music Together teacher will lead music activities for the whole family to sing, play, and jam along to. Each class will be designed as an active music-making experience for you and your little one to connect through music. Bring your instruments to class, and let us lead you and your family through 30 minutes of singing, dancing, and jamming with your musical community! CD, Songbook and digital download codes included. With 9 outdoor locations to serve you: Withrow Park (Riverdale); Leslie Grove Park (Leslieville); Kew Beach (Beaches); Grant AME Greenspace (Gerrard and Woodbine); Roxton Rd Park (Trinity Bellwoods); West Lodge Park (Roncesvalles); Morningside High Park Presbyterian Church Greenspace (Swansea); Ravina Gardens Park (Bloor West/Junction); Tom Riley Park (Etobicoke) OR Online at home!


Ready, Set, Goal! by Future Possibilities Kids - Back to School 2021

Ready, Set, Goal! by Future Possibilities Kids

Ready, Set, Goal! is a FREE leadership program for Kids ages 9 to 12, beginning in November. We coach Kids to believe in themselves as they lead community change. Kids are matched with a KidCoach – a trained adult volunteer. They connect weekly over the phone for 30 minutes as Kids take the lead in making a positive impact in their community. Throughout their journey in the program, Kids develop important skills like communication, goal-setting, leadership skills, and more. They will also have fun connecting with others in the program!


Learning Tree Tutors Toronto - BTS 2021

Learning Tree Tutors - Toronto

Looking for tutoring for your child? Learn Online or In-Home with Learning Tree Tutors in Toronto. Learning Tree Tutors offers personalized 1-on-1 tutoring and a variety of customized programs for the 2021 school year for all subjects Grades JK to 12. Learn Online (from any location) or In-Home (in central Toronto). We can provide your child with the help he or she needs to improve grades and build self-confidence.


Mad Science Toronto - Back to School 2021 - Virtual

Mad Science Toronto

Our after-school programs ensure that kids have access to fun and educational STEM programs while at home. We strive to provide not only an awesome experience, but content that can also be self-guided by students to offer parents a much needed break from the rigorous requirements of managing their child's learning. All materials provided are safe, fun and designed to create a memorable experience. A wide range of days and time available.


Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design

Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design

Fall Art Workshops with Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art and Design provide instruction within a specific area of study, such as cartooning, comic books, gaming, animation (classical, 2D and 3D), and life drawing. Our aim is to provide students with a fun and educational experience either building new skills or enhancing the ones you already have. We pride ourselves on the quality of our offerings. This means you always get a small class size, instructors who are industry professionals and a supportive and fun environment!


Ontario Science Centre - Junior Scientists Fall Series

Ontario Science Centre - Junior Scientists Fall Series

Take science learning to a fun new level this fall with our exciting virtual programs, perfect for curious kids and their families. Discover the fascinating world of forensic science and explore the human body in two separate Junior Scientists series ― Junior Scientists: Forensic Fun and Junior Scientists: Human Body. These engaging programs include four 90-minute sessions broadcast live from the Ontario Science Centre on weekend mornings with different themes explored through live demonstrations, at-home lab activities and fun crafts using simple household materials.


The Progressive Centre - Back to School 2021

The Progressive Centre

Since 2014, The Progressive Centre, has been helping children reach their academic goals across Durham Region, Scarborough and Markham. We provide both in-home and online tutoring in all subject areas and grades (K-12). When you work with The Progressive Centre, you'll get the following: Free consultation where we discuss your child's academic goals; Personalized academic plan for your child; Flexible scheduling; Affordable pricing; Passionate tutors that want your child to succeed. We meet your child at their level to ensure that they receive both academic and personal success. Contact us today to get started tomorrow!


Quantum Kidz - Back to School 2021

Quantum Kidz

We STEAM UP LEARNING with lots of LEGO® Fun, Creative Builds & New Friends! Your LEGO® enthusiasts, ages 6-14, can join Mr. LEGO® after school on Zoom to explore our amazing world with weekly themed LEGO® builds such as under the sea, outer space, sports and games, ancient Egypt, the Wild West, Venetian waterways with bridges and gondolas, Aboriginal art and so much more … that explore nifty science, technology, engineering art and math (STEAM) concepts. Visit us online for FAQ’s and registration.


The STEAM Project Virtual - Back to School 2021

The STEAM Project

Featured on CityLine TV as the Top 3 Virtual Programs for Summer 2021! Are you looking for a STEAM program that will get your kids excited? Our award-winning STEAM program is now available from the comfort of home! Project kits are manufactured locally at Richmond Hill's #1 Youth Makerspace and shipped Canada-wide with FREE SHIPPING. Experienced staff provide live instruction to help kids learn hands-on skills and build cool projects like a Mars Habitat or a DIY Battle Bot! A variety of programs are available for Grades 1 to 8.


STEM Minds Back to School 2021

STEM Minds

  • In-person and Online
  • 647-846-3154
  • 212 Earl Stewart Drive, Unit# 3, Aurora, ON L4G 6V7
  • Ages: 4 to 14 years
  • www.stemminds.com

At STEM Minds, we believe that every child should have access to meaningful STEM education. We empower children to be future-ready through our in-person programs, live virtual classes, and on-demand online courses. Through our programs, we inspire students to fearlessly lead their learning journeys, all while developing their problem-solving, communication, collaboration, confidence, and creativity – skills that will last them a lifetime. Our engaging, inclusive environment is the perfect place for children to discover their passions, make friends, and find joy in learning. To learn more about our programs, visit our website.


Young People’s Theatre Drama School - Back to School 2021

Young People’s Theatre Drama School

Join us this fall for Young People’s Theatre’s fun-filled drama classes! A wide selection of online classes for JK-Gr. 12, plus in-person options for youth. Online classes are offered both after-school and on weekends beginning Sept. 25, and in-person classes for teens begin Oct. 2 at RBC WaterPark Place. Enjoy interactive experiences for parents and their little ones with both Toddler & Pre-School Online Drama Time. Specialty classes for teens include Audition Technique, Actor’s Craft, Writers’ Bloc and more. Register today! Visit our website for more info.

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BACK TO SCHOOL FUN & PREP


The Best Bento Boxes For Back To School

The Best Bento Boxes For Back To School

Bento boxes are as popular as ever and they're a practical way for kids to enjoy their midday meal! Try these bento boxes for back to school lunches this Fall... More


Best Backpacks for Kids

Best Backpacks for Kids

Check out these adorable designs. Back to school can be a downer but these fun backpack will surely cheer your kids up and take them to the head of the class! More


Fun Back To School Crafts For Kids

Fun Back To School Crafts For Kids

It’s back to school time! Here are adorable and fun back to school crafts that kids are sure to love! These will welcome kids back to school and get them excited for the new school year. More


Cute First Day of School Photo Ideas

Cute First Day of School Photo Ideas

A new school year is on the horizon and while this year, and it's time to plan that first day of school photo. Get your kids excited with these cute and fun ideas! More


Creative Homework Station Ideas for Kids

Creative Homework Station Ideas for Kids

Create a dedicated homework space or station for the kids with these simple and inspiring design ideas. A special study space unique to them, with all the tools and supplies they need can make homework more fun and help motivate your child to get homework done! More

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BACK TO SCHOOL RECIPES


Back to School Guide 2020

Back to School Goodies

There are so many special ways to celebrate going back to school. If you're looking for school themed treats, we've got some really creative ideas that will make heading back to class FUN for all kids! More


Back to School Guide 2020

Easy & Quick Lunch Ideas for Kids at Home or at School

If you're looking for fresh ideas for lunch, here are quick, easy and healthy recipes your kids will love. And if you're homeschooling this fall, these tasty recipes will be easy to put together, for the entire family. More


Back to School Guide 2020

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 easy to make, too. More


Back to School Guide 2020

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! More


Back to School Guide 2020

Best Bento Box Lunches

Bento boxes can turn lunch time into a fun experience for kids. Bento boxes are great. Food is tucked away into neat little and separate compartments. No more strawberries ruining cheese sandwiches! Make them fun with these ideas. More


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Healthy and Fun After-School Snacks

Make their snack time an ultimate fun time with these 10 creative and delicious after-school snacks. More


Back to School Guide 2020

Fun Sandwiches for the Kiddos

Packed lunches can get boring pretty quickly once the school year begins. With just a few easy tricks, you can liven up even the simplest of sandwiches. Give one of these cute ideas a try. More


Back to School Guide 2020

Easy Back To School Breakfasts

Looking for a few healthy recipes to get everyone out the door early and all fueled up? Then you need these Easy Back To School Breakfasts. These recipes will also hit the spot for stay-at-home kids. More

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FENIGO

FENIGO is your trusted source offering everything for a litter-less lunch and zero waste lifestyle. Check their extensive catalogue for Back to School! More


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