Back to articles 'Tis the Season for shopping--with our Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Categories: Family Guides

If you're looking for some great gift ideas for the kids (and adults) on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some popular Canadian products, local holiday shows, great gift card ideas and fabulous online stores.

Cow Over Moon's Hansel & Gretel is a modern twist of the classic tale. Watch Hansel and Gretel discover the importance of teamwork and truly understand the meaning of the words family and home. With dancing, singing, improvisation and audience participation Hansel & Gretel has something for everyone. Join us this winter in Toronto and Mississauga for a show that is fun for the whole family!


The Wackiest Little Gift Shop on the Web. Perfect for holiday shopping--unique and wonderfully unusual kitsch, toys, games, gag & gift ideas for kids, babies, pets, adults & the "hard to buy for". Check us out for off-beat, funky & fun ideas!


Make your gifts extra special this year by making them one of a kind at Ceramics Canada, Durham Region's only Fired Arts Studio! Our studio offers paint your own pottery in both earthenware and stoneware, hand building with clay, glass fusing and pottery wheel classes. Our offering and selection is huge! All ages welcome... Drop in anytime! Need gifts? Forget the mall, make them all!

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Both in-store and online, Mastermind Toys carries a distinct collection of over 10,000 educational and fun toys, books, games, arts and crafts, puzzles and science kits offering exceptional service and complimentary gift wrap. Mastermind Toys can also be followed on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Pinterest & Instagram.

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Glama Gal Tween Spa is the ultimate go-to tween spa experience. Looking for the perfect gift for your Tween this Holiday Season? Give the gift of Confidence this Christmas. Our Holiday package is the utmost indulgence with Candy Cane scented mani and pedi, vanillalicous sugar hand and foot scrub and much more! Or, purchase a Gift Card for a VIP Spa Package! Visit us today beside Safari Bar and Grill on Kingston Road in Ajax.


Looking for smart gift ideas for kids? Let the LearningToys Holiday Gift Guide inspire you. It's filled with toys you'll be excited to give and you know kids will love! is focused on toys that keep kids creating, thinking and moving. Active minds and active bodies go together!

View the LearningToys Holiday Gift Guide

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This Christmas Season chose Dagmar Ski Resort as the go to destination for your Family and Friends! A wonderful option to purchase outdoor fun is at your fingertips! Shop On-Line for Holiday Camps, Programs, Season Passes, Coupon Books, Gift Cards, Stocking Stuffers and more!!! Dagmar Resort has something for everyone, big or small and in every budget!


Once Upon A Child, Ajax makes buying a gift easy for any occasion: holidays, baby showers, birthday, just because! It's easy to wrap (you don't need to!) and you know they'll love it. Relax and give family and friends the gift of buying what they really want.

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A balance bike - the perfect gift under the tree for your little one! Balance bikes teach kids from ages 1-5 how to ride a two-wheeler without training wheels! New for 2014 - The top-rated KinderBike Mini and Laufrad now come with an XL seat to grow with the child and a bell included. Also, the best selling Strider No Pedal bike has free shipping until Christmas!

Use code Parentsource10 for 10% off a Kinderbike Mini or Laufrad.

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Wave Your Antlers is this season's hottest soundtrack for families! Featuring festive favorites and fun original tunes including Chris Moose, the newest holiday dance anthem for the preschool set. Bobs & LoLo are award-winning, singer-songwriters and familiar faces on Canada's national preschool network, Treehouse TV.

$9.99-$12.98 For ages 0-8

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100 Years of Christmas
Casa Loma, Toronto November 27th - December 28th, 2014

Celebrate 100 Years of Christmas at Casa Loma! Visit Santa, watch The Snow Queen performance, see 10 trees decorated by top designers, view the Winter Wonderland display, and celebrate with carolers, festive crafts, a holiday character scavenger hunt and more!

Visit for more information

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Performances begin November 21 at Toronto's Elgin Theatre

Get ready to have a ball with CINDERELLA, The Gags To Riches Family Musical, a shoe-in for this holiday season's favourite treat! Ross Petty, creator of Toronto's most celebrated theatrical holiday extravaganza, presents his 19th annual production of exquisitely silly entertainment for the young and the young at heart! Tickets are now on sale.

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Shop everything $1 to $10 for the coolest gifts and stuff you must have this holiday! From holiday decor, party supplies, tech, beauty, toys, games, puzzles, candy and much more! Find the perfect stocking stuffers and gifts! You want it - we got it!

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A mix of inspiration and nonsense, Scribble & Grin: 53 Rhymes for Inspiring Times, is filled with HILARIOUS, heartfelt limericks for 21st Century Kids. It celebrates diversity, and encourages self-love and kindness. Available in Hardcover & Braille.

Scribble & Grin: Angel in a Dog Suit ~ Coming Valentine's Day 2015


The stuff your own teddy bear experience at home! All of Teddy Bear Loft's adorable unstuffed no sew teddy bears come as a complete kits. Great gifts and amazing DIY birthday parties! Over 60 different kits in two sizes and over 70 outfits! Follow Teddy Bear Loft on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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Do you have a young horse lover at home? If your answer is YES, then GiftHorse Gallery is the place for all your horsey gift giving! GiftHorse Gallery offers something for every horse lover of any age. From the ever popular Breyer Model Horses to horsey toys, games, jewelry, clothing and more! We even offer unique gifts for dog lovers and the non horsey people on your list! FREE gift with every order