Oct 19

Simple Fall Slime Fun!

At Home, crafts, sensory, sensory play, slime, Fall, Seasons, STEAM, oobleck, Halloween, chemistry

It’s nearly that time of the year, a time when fun activities slowly start to shift more and more from outside-all-of-the-time, to indoor...

Oct 13

Homemade Games To Inspire Your Child After School!

Arts & crafts, At Home, DIY, game, play, science, math, independent play, Fractions, spelling, oobleck

Just because the school day is done, it doesn’t mean the learning journey has to end! Why not bring it home with you? Learning can be fun! And...

Sep 28

Promoting Learning Outside the Classroom

At Home, Outdoor play, outdoor, reading, literacy, STEM, studying, Fall, Discover Learning, hand-eye coordination, cognitive thinking, Nature, STEAM

Often, we think that learning is something we only do in the classroom, but learning is a 24-hour activity. Kids are an open book and are...

Sep 28

How to Become a Pro Puzzler

At Home, Tips, Home, Puzzles, hacks, puzzle, parent, hand-eye coordination, cognitive thinking, Fine Motor Skills

Jigsaw puzzles are great for people of all ages. They help puzzlers develop and improve their cognitive skills and have also been proven to...

Aug 24

Fun Activities for Long Distance Grandparents!

Arts & crafts, At Home, Family Activities, Games, Gift, grandchildren, grandkids, grandma, grandpa, Grandparents, learning, Puzzles, language, slime, reading, literacy, storytime, puzzle, early learning, Long Distance Activites

Everyone remembers their fun days with Grandma and Grandpa when they were a kid. Making crafts, playing games, or even baking cookies on a rainy...

Aug 17

Would Your Child Benefit From a Fidget Tool?

At Home, Gift, Home, fidget, anxiety, ADHD, putty, sensory, sensory play, Monkey Bandz, Squirmmies, Bouncy Bands, Snap Bands, Stress Ball

Fidget tools come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colours and are designed to help kids who may have difficulty focusing, holding attention, or...

Aug 10

Smart Ways to Enrich Your Grandbaby's First Year

At Home, Gift, grandchildren, grandkids, grandma, grandpa, Grandparents, family, infant, ideas, play, toddler, toys, melissa & doug, literacy, music, baby, parent, imaginative play, early learning

Scholar's Choice works hard to choose toys and resources that will help your grandbaby develop and learn as they grow in their first year. It can...

Jul 06

4 Ways to Experiment with Water In and Out of the Classroom

At Home, Childcare, Classroom, ece, learning, School age, Home, before and after school, ideas, outdoor, preschool, science, science for kids, scientific, water, making science fun, problem solving, science is fun, sensory, sensory play, toddler, teacher, kindergarten, kid, activities, experiment

It's summertime, it's hot, and we are thinking all about WATER!

Jun 21

7 Adorable Ways to Celebrate Canada Day with the Kids

Arts & crafts, At Home, Tips, family, holiday, crafts, ideas, play, puzzle, canada day, kid, activities, fun

There is so much more to do and see for the Canada Day long weekend beyond the fireworks! Read on for some fresh ideas that will keep your family...

May 10

Our Favourite Games that are Perfect for the Cottage

At Home, Family Activities, Family Game Night, Games, board games, cards, family, travel

Everyone knows that there needs to be a shelf of games at the cottage. It's basically a cottage rule.

Apr 04

Our Exceptional Son: One Family's Experience with Autism

At Home, ASD, autism, autism spectrum

I am a parent of a 13 year old boy. A boy who, in some senses, is just like any other boy.

He is at the onset of puberty, hormone fluctuations,...

Mar 26

These Ten 4M Science Kits Make For The Perfect Weekend Activity

At Home, dinosaur, science for kids, science kits, making science fun, robot, science is fun, volcano

"I'm bored!" Even with a house full of toys, we have all heard this exclamation on more than one occasion.  

Science kits are a great way to keep...

Mar 21

7 Tips For Hosting a Stress Free Easter Egg Hunt

At Home, easter, family, holiday, basket

Easter morning can be an overwhelming holiday event, even for the best of us.

The combination of sugar and the competition for eggs can sometimes...

Mar 19

13 Creative No-Candy Easter Basket Ideas Your Loved Ones Will Adore

At Home, Spring, easter, basket, pikmi, putty, squishy, toys

Some holidays are more guilty than others for overloading children with candy and chocolate, and most grandparents don't want to add to the...

Mar 19

3 Easy Easter Crafts for Kids of all Ages

Arts & crafts, At Home

1. Shaving Cream Easter Egg

This giant egg is so fun to make and provides a new tactile experience for kids.