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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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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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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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Terry Fox Special Exhibit at the Canadian Museum of History: A must-see for all Canadians!

09/04/2015

Categories Family Fun

We took our kids to visit the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau for the first time this summer during our family trip to the Nation's Capital. We had seen the museum from our cruise on the...

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Introducing our kids to Ottawa: the Nation's Capital

05/22/2015

Categories Family Fun

I grew up close to Ottawa so I'm quite familiar with the city and all that it has to offer. My husband is from New Zealand and one of the first trips we made when he moved to Canada was a weekend...

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Top 10 Toys to Get the Kids Outside By @Deb_Lowther

04/30/2015

Categories Family Fun

Spring has sprung. I am sure of it this time. The grass is turning green, the patio furniture is calling and I am wearing flip flops! Time to get the kids outside, and keep them out there, as...

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Reading Rocks: Mother's Day edition

04/30/2015

Categories Family Fun

For the month of May our focus is on Mother's Day and some extra special books about kids and their moms. Feel free to email us at lisa@parentsource.ca if you have a local kid's book that you would...

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Prepare to be utterly amazed by Cavalia's Odysseo

04/09/2015

Categories Family Fun

You don't have to be a horse-lover to be smitten by this amazing show that is visiting Toronto for the next month. Stunning scenery, enchanting horses, incredible riding tricks, fabulous acrobats...

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Easter Egg Colouring Tips & Resources

03/28/2015

Categories Family Fun Crafts

Transform your home into a colourful studio with these simple egg decorating ideas, tips and tricks from the 'Eggs-perts' Egg decorating has been enjoyed around the world for centuries. Get the...

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March Break at the Toronto Zoo

03/14/2015

Categories Family Fun

March Break is a great time to get your kids outside and get active, especially if they've been cooped up inside for most of the winter. The Toronto Zoo is the perfect place to do just that, with...

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Reading Rocks: Girl Power

03/01/2015

Categories Family Fun

Who runs the world? Girls! - Beyonce. International Woman's Day is March 8th so we thought we would focus on some amazing 'girl power' kids books this month.

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Monster Jam Track Building

01/12/2015

Categories Family Fun

Did you ever wonder how the worlds premier football/baseball fields and sports arenas become Monster Jam race tracks? There is a lot more to the transformation than dumping a little dirt over the...

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10 Ideas to Take Your Family Outside

11/01/2014

Categories Family Fun

There is nothing quite like a gorgeous Fall day when the sun is shining and the leaves falling from the trees are every shade of red, yellow and orange. Even though the temperatures are also...

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