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Author: Calgary's Child

Summer Edition Contests

Discover Canada’s Backyard! This summer, discover the Canada Attractions Pass for fun, safe exploration of all that Western Canada has to offer! From local favorites, like the Calgary Tower, TELUS Spark, and the Columbia Icefields to new adventures, like Journey Bike Guides in Jasper, Hydrofly Kelowna, or the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, there’s Read More

Calgary’s Secret Circus

Did you know that there is a circus company right here in Calgary? Green Fools Theatre has been around for almost thirty years and is focused on helping children through circus. Beginning as a performance company, Green Fools then started teaching circus at festivals. Then in Northern Alberta. Then as far away as Africa! All of these experiences led to bringing circus back to Calgary children! But what is it that’s so great about circus? Read More

We Love Local!

By Trista Arney

The pandemic has been hard on everyone – it’s important to support local businesses when and where we can! Here are our very favorite picks for this month! Read More

Spring Edition Contests

Railway Play with BRIO®! BRIO® Smart Tech Sound Record & Play Engine: With benefits like encouraging role-playing while also helping develop STEM learning and fine motor skills, BRIO® trains are a must. Recommended for ages 3+, the Smart Tech Sound Record & Play Engine includes interactive features and can be programmed to play with motion, colorful lights, Read More

Window & Balcony Safety

With the return of warmer weather, The City of Calgary Emergency Medical Services would like to remind parents of an often overlooked hazard in the home. To bring fresh air into your house, or to cool off in hot weather, we naturally think of opening a window. Read More

It’s Time to Bundle Up and LOVE WINTER!

SPONSORED BY THE CITY OF CALGARY

It’s cold and it’s definitely winter in Calgary. Hopefully you have been able to enjoy time outdoors with your household, getting in some fun activities and fresh air this winter.

We know for some people, it might be more difficult to get outdoors, or maybe you just don’t like the cold. Read More

We Love Local!

Looking for local businesses to support? Here are our top picks for this issue! Read More

Mid-Winter At Home Contests

Baby Basics with Fisher-Price® Merge fun and practical with the Bodysuit Gift Box, 5 five adorable unisex short sleeve bodysuits (wait longer between laundry loads)! The Deluxe Kick & Play Piano Gym features 5 light-up piano keys, a repositionable toy arch, and 4 musical settings. The Bodysuit Gift Box is available to purchase at Walmart. Read More

4 easy indoor winter activities for kids

by Jim Grove, activeforlife.com As winter settles around us, it’s important to make a special effort to stay active outdoors, even in chilly weather. At the same time, we know there will be occasions when the weather is simply too extreme to be outside. The indoor winter activities below provide easy solutions for kids to stay Read More

Wintertime in the Foothills

When you’re a kid, the whole world is a wonder. If you’ve got a hand to hold and new sights to see it doesn’t matter if the only trip you take is in your own backyard. The Foothills of southern Alberta are Calgary’s Backyard and we invite you to see us through a child’s eyes. With more wonders than one day can hold, we hope you’ll come visit us many times. Read More

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