Are you looking for something fun to do with your dad this Father’s Day? Well then you’ve come to the right place! We have gathered together a list of the best family-friendly activities and events happening in the Ottawa region this Father’s Day weekend. Whatever your dad’s interests may be, there is bound to be…

  Creativity is the essence of your child’s youth. Creative play allows children to experience physical, emotional, social and intellectual benefits. The opportunities to awaken their creative self are endless! In Ottawa alone there are countless activities, including musical theatre camps, arts camps, classes in how to sketch, acting classes and many more. With so…

Need a little help coming up with creative ideas to keep the little ones entertained on a rainy day? Here are 5 quirky, messy, and inventive DIY crafts that will keep your little ones dazzled for hours. While it might be hard to think of the rainy days while we have this beautiful summer approaching…

Mother’s Day is steadily approaching, and year-after-year we come to the same question: what should we give Mom? You don’t need to spend a lot of money to make your mom feel loved. The best way to show her how special she is would be to make her something yourself, with love and from the…

13 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids   Just because playgrounds and parks are covered in snow doesn’t mean outdoor fun has to end! Check out these creative cold-weather and snow play ideas to keep your kids entertained this winter:   1) Build a snowman:   Roll and decorate a snowman using household items (or a snowman decorating…

Looking for an easy, Christmas-themed kids craft to decorate the house or liven up your Christmas tree? It doesn’t get any simpler than this angel made out of paper plates! Here’s how to make it:   What You’ll Need: Paper plates Scissors Glue Glitter (or a glitter pen) Crayons Construction paper (optional) Colored string, feathers,…

10 Ways to Develop Your Toddler’s Fine Motor Skills   Recent research shows that promoting fine motor skills—the hand skills used to zip zippers and brush teeth—may be even more important for toddlers than promoting cognitive activities (like memorization). In fact, children who learn fine motor skills early are more likely to excel in school.…

6 Easy, Fun & Healthy School Lunch Ideas for Kids   Stumped on what to pack for your kid’s school lunches? Are you—and your child—tired of the same old tired deli sandwich? We get it: With hectic family schedules, school lunches sometimes get the shaft. Try these simple, fun and nutritious tricks to liven up your kid’s lunchbox:    1) Lunch Kabobs (http://www.skinnytaste.com/cute-school-lunch-ideas-for-kids/ ) …

Nowadays, it’s nearly impossible to keep a kid away from a tablet or smartphone. Parents are told to limit their children’s screen time, but that’s easier said than done when technology is always within reach! You can’t always pry your kid away from a screen, but you can ensure that the screen time they get…

Music is such an integral part of our society, and has been since the dawn of time. Singing, humming, and dancing brings us so much joy! Music is also a crucial part of your child’s early brain development. From infancy, songs are played to soothe and calm children, as well as to excite and engage…