Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament at the Toronto castle is one of my favourite family destinations and attractions in the city. Step back in time and discover a world of thrills and fun… Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament At walking into the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Toronto Castle – you pick up your tickets […]

Ideas to Cure “I’m Bored”

New Nintendo 3DS XL

Ideas to Cure “I’m Bored” – “I’m bored” seems to be hitting kids across the country this summer – with symptoms of drawn faces, grumpy moods, and disdain for leaving grown ups alone to work from their home office. Hope these ideas to cure “I’m Bored” make your life a little easier… How To Make […]

Fun Outdoor Play Ideas For Kids

Fun Outdoor Play Ideas For Kids

Wanna play? Two words which sum up my childhood…and the present day of my kids. Here are some Fun Outdoor Play Ideas For Kids that you could do today…because let’s be honest…modern day technology is changing the way kids play. It’s true my kids idea of play is different than mine from my childhood. Today there are tablets and phones and […]

New Nintendo 3DS XL Review

New Nintendo 3DS XL review

Need some summer portable entertainment? This New Nintendo 3DS XL Review shows how this latest (and greatest) Nintendo handheld gaming system keeps kids busy while on the go… I know! You are thinking “It’s summer – the kids should be outside!” and so they should. However, as much as you plan travel activities – there are times when some […]

Pick and Talk Conversation Activity

Pick and Talk Conversation Activity - birthday party activity idea

We just did this Pick and Talk Conversation Activity at a recent play date (12 tween girls play date!) and it was a hit. It would also be good as a birthday party activity – and heck – even a dinner party game! Totally G rated…this game is a good conversation starter for any age… Pick […]

How To Make A Spinning Top

How To Make A Spinning Top Using A CD

Need a fun kid craft or activity for today? This tutorial DIY on How To Make A Spinning Top Using a CD is simple and awesome. And it’ll keep a kid busy while you check your email/Twitter/Facebook or drink your morning coffee… How To Make A Spinning Top Aside: my son calls this his bay […]

Kid-O-Bunk Portable Bunk Beds

Kid-O-Bunk Portable Bunk Beds

Kid-O-Bunk Portable Bunk Beds have changed the bed time routine at my house. No longer does my son want to sleep in his bed…he wants to sleep in the Kid-O-Bunk bed (and has for 3 nights in a row). Dear readers, this piece of kid gear is sleep over, Grandma’s house, camping & cottage worthy… […]

TD Friends of the Environment Pop-Up Park

TD Friends of the Environment - Toronto

Need more green and less concrete? Looking for a outdoor space to enjoy in Toronto this weekend? Plan to visit TD Friends of the Environment Pop-Up Park June 20 and 21 and enjoy free interactive activities, games, live performance and more. TD Friends of the Environment Pop-Up Park So what’s happening exactly? Think: parking lot turned park. […]

DIY Lipgloss only 2 ingredients

DIY lip gloss only two ingredients

This DIY Lipgloss only 2 ingredients is fantastic for a crafternoon or birthday party activity. Two ingredients (which you probably already have in your house already) make up this practical and fun activity. Plus, it makes for a great loot bag idea! DIY Lipgloss only 2 ingredients You will need: Small containers with snap on […]

Posterjack’s Summer Kidtographer Search

Posterjack’s Summer Kidtographer search

My kids love taking pictures. Maybe because they see me do it. Maybe because they are inspired by what they see in social media (snap chat is their thing). If your kids love taking pictures – like mine – they you might be interested in Posterjack’s Summer Kidtographer Search – because it’s a cool way […]

How do you encourage STEM Learning?

How do you encourage STEM learning

How do you encourage STEM Learning? STEM = Science, technology, engineering and math. I encourage STEM learning when we do baking activities (measuring and mixing is science and math; using technology with a little bit of engineering). I LOVE learning activities (if you’ve read either of my books – you know this already). Energizer® Canada and […]