7 New Family Movies on DVD

New Family Movies on DVD

One of my most favourite things is watching a family movie on Friday nights. It’s a blissful routine in our house. With school breaks, long car trips, and holiday blahs approaching I thought it timely to put together 7 New Family Movies on DVD (a little something for everyone from toddler to grown-up)… 7 New Family […]

#WW w linky – Gingerbread Build

#WW w linky Parent Club

Had a fun family field trip to the Habitat For Humanity GTA Gingerbread Build at the Ontario Science Centre this past weekend… Seriously glad we didn’t make this mess at my house! As always comments appreciated and links to your own #WordlessWednesday posts most welcome! For more family features follow Parent Club on Bloglovin  Twitter  Facebook  Pinterest  Instagram

Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Build

Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Build

Mark your calendars for a great family-friendly event -> Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Build Dec 6/7 at the Ontario Science Centre. Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Build Saturday December 6 or Sunday December 7. Choose your build shift: noon, 1:30pm, or 3:00pm Where:  Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto. Free parking provided for event participants. RSVP […]

#WW w linky – Remembrance Day

Coffee Filter Poppy Craft

Lest we forget the those who have fought and those who have lost their lives so that we may have freedom. I created this Remembrance Day Craft as a hands on activity for kids for Remembrance Day. What activities are you doing for Remembrance Day?… As always comments appreciated and links to your own #WordlessWednesday posts most […]

Toddler Music Ideas

toddler music ideas

DIY with Toddler Music Ideas. Here are 6 Toddler Music Ideas using stuff you already have around your home or classroom. These are great ways to introduce music to little kids. Also, a great way to teach beats,  quiet/loud and start/stop…. 6 Toddler Music Ideas A pot and a wooden spoon. Classic. Tap the inside […]

Remembrance Day Craft

Remembrance Day Craft

This easy Remembrance Day Craft is a great activity for kids. You can make this Coffee Filter Poppy using supplies you already have around your home or classroom. It also helps kids learn about watercolours, colour blending, and action/reaction. This craft is great for pre-school/kindergarten aged kids all the way up to older kids. Remembrance Day […]

List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers

List of Canadian Children's Book Publishers

When I published my first book Boredom Busters, I did extensive research into who in Canada publishes children’s books.  I have compiled a List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers here as a go-to resource for anyone wanted to pitch, query, and/or submit a manuscript to a Canadian publisher… List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers Aside: I […]

Milk Jug Ghosts Craft

Milk Jug Ghosts Craft

This Milk Jug Ghosts Craft is an easy alternative to carving a pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern for Halloween. It encourages recycling by re-purposing a milk jug. It’s also really inexpensive. BONUS: no worries about leaving a lit candle on your front porch as this Milk Jug Ghosts Craft uses a battery powered candle (or you […]

Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway

Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway

Getting and giving holiday cards is one of my favourite holiday traditions. And yes – paper form and by mail please (I have an explanation about this below). Time to order your cards and this Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway will make holiday card giving a whole lot easier… So why send paper holiday cards? I […]