Seven Fun Science Experiments to Do at Home

Fun Science Experiments

There are a number of fun science experiments you can do at home with kids of all ages. It is just a question of gathering the supplies and making sure you pay attention to health and safety. Choose age-appropriate activities and watch your child’s love of science grow. Seven Fun Science Experiments to Do at Home 1. Large Magnets Get a number of magnets to illustrate attraction and repulsion. Make sure they are large enough so a child can’t swallow them. You can create a maze on a piece of … Continue reading

Dollar Store Deal or No Deal? Know Your Store Local Prices

Dollar Store Deal or no Deal

Everyone loves to get something at a discount. I mean, who doesn’t L-O-V-E a good deal? We all need to learn how to decide if a deal really is the good bargain it seems to be. The deal has to actually be a good deal. Is it a Dollar store deal or no deal? Dollar Store Deal or No Deal? If you like to shop at a dollar store you might be making the mistake of assuming any item for a dollar is a good deal but that might not … Continue reading

Splash Pads Around the GTA – Staying Cool in the Heat

Splash pads

Summer’s here and as the temperature gets unbearable, head out to a park with pools or a splash pads to stay cool. We have a few local ones and on hot days we stay cool from the summer heat at the park, splashing in the water. If you live in or around Toronto, there are many places to cool down and splash around. It doesn’t matter where in the city you live in, there is a splash pad near you. These splash pads and pools tend to be free, so … Continue reading

Pick Your Own Berries – Where to Pick Berries near Toronto

Pick Your Own Berries

As a young girl, I remember going berry and apple picking. There were many farms that you would pass by that would say Pick your own Berries. We would get excited when we would stop at one on an outing. I want my daughter to enjoy this experience as much as I did. Whether you are looking for a fun adventure or are looking to do some canning, there is a farm near you that will provide you with an abundance. Pick Your Own Berries Downey’s Farm Market – Brampton Season: Strawberry … Continue reading

2018 Canada Day Events in and Around Toronto

Canada Day Events

School’s ending in just a few weeks and it’s the first official weekend of summer for the kids. There will be many Canada Day Events to attend in and around Toronto so if you don’t have plans already, check out some of these events and plan your weekend of fun. Many of them will be free to attend. Each year we like to decorate with Canada Day themed items. We dress up in our themed gear for the day and head out for some fun. At the moment we are still … Continue reading

6 Beaches to Visit – Road Trip Destinations 2-3 Hours from Toronto

Beaches to Visit

Summer is just about to begin and this year my daughter decided not to attend summer camp. Now we are trying to decide on things to make her summer full of adventures. When she was little she found a love for water and splashing around. We are looking at beaches to visit, ones we have not been to before as a family. We don’t want to spend our day driving so we need to find ones that are no more than 2-3 hours to get to. Beaches to Visit Lake Huron Sauble … Continue reading