The Six-Word Short Story
Spend a couple of minutes trying to write your own six-word story!
With this summer really flying by, Halloween will the showing up in no time!
Sidewalk Obstacle Course
A great way to get your kids outdoors and active is to have them design their very own obstacle course using nothing but sidewalk chalk and their imagination.
What better way to spend a rainy day than turning your space into your fort!
The Scottish Experience
Get ready to learn more about Scotland, by making crafts that highlight Scottish heritage!
Seeing double: photo re-creation
Recreate some of your favourite pictures using the things you have at home!
Do you miss going to the spa? Do you miss getting your nails done and getting a massage? Re-create your favourite spa at home!
Around the House Scavenger Hunt
This scavenger hunt is a list of things you would find around your home. Each child gets a camera/piece of paper and takes a photo or writes down where they found each item. (They could physically take the item but that would involve more cleaning up)!
DIY Kinetic Sand Story
What's better in the summer than the beach? This activity lets you bring a piece of the beach home by making DIY sand and using your creativity to make a fun story about it!
Several caches (containers of random items) have been hidden around all around the world and it is your job to find them!
Create a business and be creative as possible and pitch your idea to your parents
Photo Booth Phrenzy
The coolest homemade 'Photo Booth' you've ever seen.
Take the fun of creating MadLibs with a fun summer twist. Create MadLibs with your friends, get your water ready and see how much you laugh
Secret Spy Messages
Make your own secret messages using homemade invisible ink
A fun competitive game that works for 2+ people. The judge will think of a fun dress-up theme and participants compete to showcase their best look!
Turn your lawn into a twister board?
Summer means being outside! Here's a fun and safe scavenger hunt to do in your neighbourhood!
Family Treasure Hunt
Send a member of the family on an awesome treasure hunt around the house!
Canada Day Activities
Using the links provided, complete some fun Canada Day activities and join virtual festivities for Canada Day
Use glasses, a spoon and water to create your very own glass symphony.
Duck, Duck, Splash
Made for hot summer days, this version of duck duck goose comes with a 'refreshing' splash.
When bad weather has you dreaming of sunnier times on the beach, play crab carry.
Paper Towel Roses
These paper towel roses are easy to make, and they look just like real roses.
Popsicle Stick Dolls
Kids of all ages will love making these easy adorable popsicle stick dolls withjust 3 simple supplies!
God’s Eye ornaments
Show your kids how to make a God’s Eye craft with a couple of sticks and several lengths of yarn. This craft is a fun way for kids to practice their weaving skills while creating an interesting and beautiful ornament.
Bucket and Rope Pulley
Rig up a simple bucket and rope contraption in your backyard! It’s a homemade toy that will provide hours of open-ended play for kidsSimply tie a rope to the handle of a bucket.
Twirling Ribbon Sticks Activity
Twirling sticks for dance and drama activities
Nature Faces Craft
Self-Portrait Art for Preschoolers using items found in nature
Custom song activity
Change the lyrics to a familiar song to create a new one as a means of helping them explore how syllables contribute to rhythm and how seeking out the right rhyme builds vocabulary.
Tissue Box Musical Instrument
Introduce children to sounds after they make their own guitar using a tissue box and rubber bands
Simon Says is a classic game that young children love, indoors or outside, or just about anywhere.
Arts and Crafts
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