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Halloween Events in Niagara

October 19, 2020 0

Get your costumes on and get ready for some trick or treating fun! Here is our list of family-friendly Halloween Events in Niagara. Please remember to physically distance and wear masks when out in public. Halloween Events […]

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The Best Corn Mazes in Niagara

October 1, 2020 0

Working together through a corn maze is a fun way to spend a fall day outside with the family. Here is our list of the best corn mazes in Niagara. Have fun working your way […]

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Pumpkin Patches in Niagara

September 12, 2020 0

Each year, we visit one of the local pumpkin patches to do some of the traditional fall activities. My kids have a blast running through the corn maze, bumping along on a wagon hayride, jumping […]


Unique Airbnbs in Ontario for Families

September 2, 2020 0

Are you looking for a fun family getaway? Whether you’re looking for a short weekend getaway or a longer family vacation, there are many fun and unique places to explore in Ontario. Here are our […]


Apple Picking in Niagara

September 2, 2020 0

Celebrate fall by enjoying a nice day outdoors apple picking in Niagara. Choose from the list below of friendly pick-your-own apple farms in the Niagara Region. Please call the farms before you visit to make sure they […]

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Top 10 Family-Friendly Walking Trails in Niagara

September 1, 2020 0

Family-Friendly Walking Trails in Niagara: 1. Woodend Conservation Area (1 Taylor Rd, St. Catharines) Woodend is located on the Niagara Escarpment, and has a network of forested trails. The trails are wide and easy to […]

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Pick Your Own Blueberries in Niagara

July 26, 2020 0

Here is a list of farms where you can pick your own blueberries in Niagara. Please call the farms for picking conditions before you go.  Pick Your Own Blueberries in Niagara:   Bluemin Acres Farm  […]


Local Businesses Selling Face Masks

July 24, 2020 0

The Niagara Region has passed a mandatory mask bylaw that requires everyone to wear a mask in indoor public spaces, businesses and public transit starting July 31, 2020. People with medical conditions and children under […]


Homeschooling Tips and Resources

July 20, 2020 0

Homeschooling On Purpose: Navigating Choices During a Pandemic This article was written by Heather Boyd, Occupational therapist, gentle sleep coach, and homeschool mom of three   As we manage a heat wave and speed through summer, most […]

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25 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

May 1, 2019 0

It doesn’t hurt to have a list of activities on hand for those days when the rain just doesn’t want to clear up. My kids have fun playing on their own but eventually become bored […]

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Cheeky Monkeys’ Playland

May 5, 2014 0

Last week my kids and I let loose on the Niagara location of Cheeky Monkeys Playland. I don’t like playgrounds. As a child, I was taught never to climb too high, run too fast, or […]

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Fun and Free Things to Do in Niagara This Summer

July 2, 2018 0

We’ve put together some fun and free things to do in Niagara this summer with kids!   Heartland Forest (8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls) Heartland forest is a great nature area for the family […]

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Friendly Farms & Pick-Your-Own

May 29, 2019 0

Here is our list of friendly farms and pick-your-own farms in Niagara!   Our family-friendly and pick-your-own farm listings are organized by the town or city they are found in. Choose from the options below […]

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Bird Kingdom is a Niagara Paradise

May 12, 2014 0

Review written by Catherine Skinner It’s been a long time since I had a day trip with my father, so imagine my delight when he suggested that he join us for our excursion to Bird […]

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A Full Day of Adventure at Safari Niagara

July 1, 2014 1

When it comes to zoos, there are two camps. People either loathe the idea of keeping wild animals in cages, or they are resigned to the reality that without an opportunity to get up close […]

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Family Day Trips (and Short Getaways) from Niagara

July 11, 2019 0

Even though the Niagara region has such amazing family fun attractions, sometimes it’s great to get away and explore new and different places. Whether you’re looking for a short day trip or a weekend getaway, […]

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Jungle Jim’s Playcentre

June 16, 2015 0

I visited Jungle Jim’s Playcentre recently with a friend and our kids (between us we have seven kids, aged 2 months to 6 years). I was pleasantly surprised at what a great indoor playground Jungle […]

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