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101 Summer Activities for Kids

06/22/2016

Categories Family Fun

We've got an awesome list of fun activities to keep the kids happy and busy this summer. Printout the chart and keep it on your fridge so the kids can help choose what they would like to do every day.

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Kid's Craft Recipe for Homemade Bubbles

06/20/2016

Categories Family Fun Crafts

Summer is here and what better way to enjoy and appreciate those lovely sunny days outdoors with your children than blowing bubbles!

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Twitter Chat: Summer Fun!

06/01/2016

Categories Family Fun

Join our Twitter Chat this coming Tuesday! AWESOME prizes to be won. Carolyn Wilman, otherwise known as the Contest Queen. and I are getting ready for our fifth Twitter Chat on Tuesday June 7th...

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Summer Camp - A Sound Investment in Youth By: Mari-Beth Crysler (Director, Camp Wabikon)

04/30/2016

Categories Family Fun

Having spent over 35 summers at camp, as a camper, counsellor and director, I was pleased to read the findings of a recent study called The Canadian Summer Camp Research Project

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Top 5 items for outdoor fun!

04/20/2016

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the grass is green. It's the perfect time to encourage your children to get OUTSIDE and get active! There are so many fun...

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Reading Rocks: Kid's Books for Spring

03/20/2016

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here and we've got some great kids books to recommend about this very welcome season. We are always happy to review special kids books, so feel free to email us at...

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Meet the Giant Panda Cubs at the Toronto Zoo

03/08/2016

Categories Family Fun

I was thrilled to be invited to a media preview to see the famous Giant Panda Cubs. They are a huge success story for the Toronto Zoo's breeding program and I think all Canadians have completely...

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Twitter Chat: March Break Madness

03/06/2016

Categories Family Fun

Carolyn Wilman, otherwise known as the Contest Queen. and I are getting ready for our second Twitter Chat. on Monday March 7th from 8-9pm. We will be discussing March Break Madness!

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Ontario Science Centre's new exhibit Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age.

02/12/2016

Categories Family Fun

I was happy to be invited to the media preview of the Ontario Science Centre's newest exhibit: Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age. Before the doors to the exhibit opened, we were...

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March Break Guide for Family Fun (2016)

02/08/2016

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

We've got March Break across Durham Region and the GTA covered! We have the scoop on camps, shows, special events and outdoor activities here in our guide. Explore, relax, enjoy and have fun with...

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Twitter Chat: February Family Fun

01/25/2016

Categories Family Fun

ParentSource is super excited to be hosting our first ever Twitter Chat, along with Carolyn, the Contest Queen. The topic of our chat will be February Family Fun and we have some awesome prizes to...

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Reading Rocks: National Hug Day edition

01/21/2016

Categories Family Fun

This month we're focusing on HUGS since January 21 is National Hug Day. Feel free to email us at lisa@parentsource.ca if you have a local kid's book that you would like us to review!

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Family Day Long Weekend Guide to local fun 2016

01/18/2016

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

Family Day long weekend is quickly approaching: Saturday February 13 -Monday February 15. It is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together with your kids. There's lots of fun stuff...

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Boating Is A Family Affair

01/11/2016

Categories Family Fun

Ask any of the 500 exhibitors at the Toronto International Boat Show, and they'll tell you that the motivations for buying any boat, whether a super-yacht or a kayak, are the same. It's the love...

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Local Splash Pads and Water Parks

01/06/2016

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

One of the best ways to keep the kids cool (and active) this summer, is to hit one of the many fabulous local splash pads. We've compiled a list of some of our favourite places where you can take...

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Start a new holiday tradition with Ross Petty's Peter Pan

12/20/2015

Categories Family Fun

If you are looking to start a new family tradition, you should definitely consider taking the kids to see the annual Ross Petty pantomine show. This year's production of Peter Pan in Wonderland is...

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Top 6 Holiday Gifts to Inspire Active Family Time By @Deb_Lowther

12/01/2015

Categories Family Fun

It's that time of year again when you start asking what can we get the kids for Christmas. The traditional toys that will be soon not be played with or clothes that are not quite their style is not...

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Grade 4 & 5 Snowpass

11/12/2015

Categories Family Fun

Attention Grade 4s & 5s! Want to ski and ride this winter? The Canadian Ski Council's SnowPass lets you ski and ride three times at EACH participating ski area for $29.95. That's a lot of skiing...

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Local Public Skating and Swimming Schedules

11/02/2015

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

Keeping your kids active is an important part of family life and it can be challenging to come up with ideas. To help make your planning easier, we've compiled a list of links for all the local...

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Hiking with Kids - How to Plan, Pack and Play By @Deb_Lowther

10/01/2015

Categories Family Fun

Hiking with kids can be a rewarding and fun experience or it can lend up being an outing filled with meltdowns deep in the forest that you immediately regret. To increase your chances of having...

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