Spring Break is nearing! It’s a great time to start planning some fun family activities for you and your family. We’ve compiled a big list of awesome activities for kids and families in Metro Vancouver and throughout BC.
Featured Spring Break Camps & Activities
The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre has the perfect Spring Break itinerary for kids who are crazy about the cosmos. Come and learn about the Sun and the Moon through family-friendly activities, including premiering the film The Sun: Our Living Star in their Planetarium Star Theatre.
March 16 – 31, 10 am – 5 pm 2019
H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
1100 Chestnut Street
All Spring Break activities are part of general admission and are recommended for children ages 7 & up.
Cost: Adults $19.50, Youth (12-18) and Seniors (55+) $16.50, Children (5-11) $14.00, Free Under 5, Family (2 adults, up to three kids) $60.50
The Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel is inviting families to take a journey back in time during spring break. In addition to the always popular carousel ride and the visit to the authentic Ice Cream Parlour, kids and parents can experience some good, old-fashioned fun through the interactive (and educational) exhibits and activities.
March 18 – 29, 11 am – 4:30 pm,
Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel
6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Cost: Free gate admission, carousel rides $2.65 each
How amazing would it be to have your kids cook a meal (or two, or three) for a change? North Vancouver’s Well Fed Studio is bringing back their ever-popular Spring Break Kids Cooking Camps for mini culinarians aged 7 – 12 years old.
While the goal is to get kids cooking from scratch and teaching them technical kitchen skills, Well Fed offers a fun and safe environment that also helps them develop a lifelong joy of cooking while encouraging food experimentation.
March 18-22 and March 25-29, 9am – 1pm
Well Fed Studio
260 East 1st Street,
Yoyomama contributor Erin Jeffrey made an appearance on Global News and highlighted some of the best Spring Break Camps across B.C.
From Artists For Kids in North Vancouver, to Diving Locker in Vancouver, to Kidtropolis in Richmond, to the BC Wildlife Park in Kamloops, to Oxygen Art Centre in Nelson, to Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George, watch our top picks for the best Spring Break Camps in B.C.
Bricks 4 Kidz® provides STEM programs that inspire kids to learn about architecture, engineering and design concepts while having fun building with LEGO® bricks.
Half and full-day Spring Break camps available.
Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, New Westminster. Ages 4–12.
Are you looking for ways to embrace the new changes in Canada’s Food Guide? Not sure how to introduce plant-based proteins to your recipes? Made with chickpeas, falafels are a delicious option.
Easy Planting Tips
Whether you’re a seasoned green thumb or a beginner planter, herb and vegetable gardens are perfect for planting in the spring.
Roll up your sleeves with the kids this Spring Break and try these easy gardening tips.
Spring Break Across Canada
Yoyomamas Across Canada Unite! Help a mama out and please share your best Spring Break tips. What are your favourite local activities?
From Vancouver, to Calgary, to Winnipeg, to Toronto, to Halifax and everywhere in between. Watch this clip and share your favourite local activities.
Spring Cleaning with the Kids
Have you been Marie Kondo’d?
Let’s embrace the joys of organizing and give Spring Cleaning a whole new meaning by joining the growing tidy-up trend.
Inspire your very own clean-up gurus with these organization and tidying techniques.
Funny Mom Memes
Moms know…. hell hath no fury like a toddler who asked for a blue cup and got the orange one.
But before you start seriously contemplating whether the Hokey Pokey IS what it’s all about, watch our favourite Mom Memes of the week.