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DIY Obstacle Course & Backyard Playground Activities

by Trista Arney Water balloon pinatas – On a warmer day you can fill water balloons and suspend them overhead. Let your child hit them like a pinata using a bat until they burst. Water fill – Using a cup or scoop transfer water from one source to another. This activity is great because you can Read More

Weekly Resource Roundup

Updated March 19, 2020 Members of our local and global community have stepped up to provide all kinds of amazing resources for kids at home! From sing-a-longs to yoga movement breaks, here are our very favorite resources for your family to enjoy this week. Do you have more to add? Email them to me at Read More

Born to Sing

Everyone is born to sing, and we do it almost unconsciously. We sing along to our favourite songs, soothe babies with lullabies and sing teaching songs like the ABCs. Singing plays a powerful role in development – it helps teach language skills, bonds us with our parents, and is foundation for a strong music education. Read More

Meet the Fish at Bow Habitat Station!

promotional content Calgary’s streams and rivers are an essential part of the delicate foothills ecosystem. Beyond providing the city with some of the world’s cleanest drinking water, they’re also home to dozens of indigenous fish species! These fish play an important role in sustaining wildlife, contributing to natural water filtration and lots of fun for Read More

Serve Some Fun at the Alberta Tennis Centre!

Looking to stay active this summer? Tennis is the way to go. Kids can improve their tennis game and have fun at Nike Tennis Camps at the Alberta Tennis Centre in Calgary this summer. Read More

Looking for exciting summer camps? Try something different.

Provided by the City of Calgary Have you ever heard, “Hey Mom watch this!”? That is your child taking pride in showing off a new accomplishment. It is important for kids to try new things as they grow up. New experiences broaden their imagination and decrease their discomfort with things unknown. Children develop confidence and Read More

Things To Do Around Town

The end of January and (let’s face it) the entire month of February can feel like a bit of a drag – but it doesn’t have to be! We have some great activity suggestions all around the city to get you out of the house and enjoying the snowy weather. Silver Springs 13th Annual LEGO Read More

Cabin Fever? The City of Calgary Has the Cure!

Provided by the City of Calgary When the holiday season ends, and the dead of winter sets in, there is an inevitable gloominess that typically hits most families. The bored looks. The cranky behavior. The lack of patience. The constant irritability… The symptoms are easy to diagnose. It’s cabin fever. This winter, don’t let everyone Read More

Stop Stampede Frowns Before They Start!

by Parenting Power Plan First Do a little planning before you head out. Decide what makes sense for your family and let your kids know the plan from the start; involve them in the planning if you can. Junk Food One corn dog, the works or somewhere in between? Decide now so that your kids Read More

Exercises to Do as a Family

by Brooke Whistance; image: pixabay.com When you have a family of your own, you are not just responsible for your own health and well-being but are also responsible for the people around you in your house. Everything that you do will not only affect you but have a direct or indirect effect on your family Read More

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