Educational Fun at Home: Science Experiments for Kids

Kids are naturally inquisitive about the world around them. To nurture and help grow their curiosity, try your hand at some awesome home science experiments. They are great for a rainy day, or for spending time together over the winter break. Here are six easy science experiments you can do with your kids at home. […]

Fall Crafts for Kids

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During the fall, when my kids aren’t jumping in puddles outdoors, they love doing crafts and creating artistic masterpieces. At the beginning of fall, I always peruse Pinterest and Instagram in hopes of finding some awesome fall-themed crafts to keep my kids occupied. Here are a few fall crafts I can’t wait to try out […]

5 Ideas for Outdoor Fall Fun

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When the cold rainy days of fall hit, I’m often inclined to hide out indoors, under a blanket with a cup of coffee and a good book. My kids on the other hand? They get downright squirrelly when kept inside for too long. So for their sanity, and mine, we try to get outside, even […]

50 Free and Low-Cost Fall Activities in Metro Vancouver

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The changing of leaves and cooler weather mean it’s about time for some fall fun. This list is full of fun events and activities you and your family can take part in to keep the boredom and cabin fever at bay. The best part? We searched high and low for things to do that won’t […]

Daytripping: New Westminster

We try as much as possible to keep our adventures close to home. Although it seems appealing to hop aboard a cruise ship with the kiddos and sail away, our wallets think otherwise. So we are keeping our trips to something we can get to in under a few hours and with way less impact […]

STEM Activities for Kids in Metro Vancouver

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There’s no doubt you’ve heard the word STEM being tossed around, it’s a hot topic in education, and an important part of our kids’ future. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education, and is an essential part of educating and preparing kids for careers and life in the real world. Seeing as it’s […]

5 Reasons to Visit Science World with Your Kids

Science World at Telus World of Science is a magical place to visit with kids. Perhaps it’s been a while since your last visit, or maybe you’ve never been. We think it’s high time that changes, so we’ve gathered a few of our favourite things about Science World, plus some tips to make sure your […]

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in Metro Vancouver

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It’s just about time to say goodbye to 2017! We’ve gathered a list of events and activities happening around Metro Vancouver this New Year’s Eve perfect for celebrating with your family. There are even a there are even a few that have early countdowns so your mini merrymakers won’t miss out. And speaking of missing […]

5 Places to Hike with Kids in Metro Vancouver

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Hiking is an awesome family activity, especially here in Metro Vancouver. Beyond a good pair of shoes, there isn’t much equipment involved. Plus, there’s no shortage of awesome trails, parks, and paths around town. Exploring nature is great for kids and adults alike, and hiking with kids in tow is a ton of fun, as […]

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as a Family

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We’re celebrating Earth Day with our little ones this Saturday, April 22nd, to inspire a love of our planet and a desire to protect it. One day it will be theirs after all. We’ve rounded up some family and planet-friendly ideas for celebrating Earth Day and introducing our kids to environmental conservation. 1. Plant a vegetable […]