Fun with Hula Hoops
Creating hours of fun in your own backyard with hula hoops.
Emoji Painted Rocks
Using smooth river rocks and paint to create fun and unique emoji rocks
Frisbee Throwing Race
Throwing the frisbee back and forth without dropping it
How to seal painted rocks
Making your painted rock art permanent.
Inspirational Rock Project
Creating painted rocks with positive messages and place them around your neighborhood.
Sesame Street Kindness Rocks
Using your favourite Sesame Street Characters to create fun painted rocks
Mindfulness - Signs of Spring
Going on a spring walk to see the signs of renewal after the winter season
Peanut Butter Bird Feeder
Creating an easy and fun bird feeder for your backyard
Spring neighborhood clean up
Egg Carton Seed Planting
Setting up a family activity to plant seedlings that will then become your family garden in the summer.
Using bubble solution and making bubbles in freezing tempuratures
Using indoor elements with outdoor fun in the snow to create an exploding volcano.
Using water, food colouring and spray bottles to create art masterpieces in the snow
Bundle up and get outdoors for a fun filled family hike not far from home
Cookie Cutter Bird Feeder
During the winter months, create food feeders for our feathered friends.
Mindfulness - Rainbow Walk
Sensory Pumpkin Decorating
Using items from nature or your household pantry to decorate a pumpkin.
Enjoying time outdoors with family in fall
Raking and Jumping in Leaves
Family fun activity of raking leaves and jumping
Fall Leaf Print Art
Creating leaf prints using fallen leaves and acrylic paint
Make your own magnifying glass
Using a glass jar, make your own magnifying glass
Mindfulness Five Senses Activity
Uses your five senses to be more aware of your surroundings
Nothing bonds the family better than a walk in the woods.
Have your kids use their imagination to identify and create familiar sounds of home and their neighbourhood.
Several caches (containers of random items) have been hidden around all around the world and it is your job to find them!
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 Hunt
Have young campers paint rocks to hide in your backyard, surrounding property or local park - it's time for you to go find them!
Canada Day Stones Nature Walk
Place red and white (or colours of your choice) painted stones around parks and forested areas in your neighbourhood. On July 1, see how many Canada Day-themed stones you can spot!
Canada Day Activities
Using the links provided, complete some fun Canada Day activities and join virtual festivities for Canada Day.
Collect items found in nature to make a special crown.
Nature Tic Tac Toe
Use treasures from a nature walk to make a tic tac toe board
Taking the classic game of tic-tac-toe to the garden
Finding and idenitfying the various stars and constellations
Want a cheap and easy way to provide your kids with endless entertainment? Grab a couple of ropes and string up a backyard tight-rope!
Twig Star Ornaments
Twig ornaments in the shape of a star.
Ocean in a Bottle
Make an ocean in a bottle with 3 easy ingredients. One of the fastest and easiest-ever science activities for kids.
Adding Artificial Flowers to Your Outdoor Play Space
Flower Drop Garden Ornaments
Beautiful and easy homemade garden ornaments for kids to make
This is a fun sensory/water play activity for toddlers and preschoolers to explore nature in their backyard
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.
Nature Faces Craft
Self-Portrait Art for Preschoolers using items found in nature
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Host your own scavenger hunt in a local neighbourhood park.
DIY Bird Feeders
We've picked some easy to make and effective birdfeeders you can make at home to attract amazing birds.
Painted Rock Garden
Painted rocks to brighten your garden or family space.
Ice Cream Cone Garden
A fun and easy way to introduce children to plants and gardening.
Arts and Crafts
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