Family nights are a great way for families to bond together and have a great time in each other's company. It does seem, however, that many people's idea of family time revolves around TV – or, in a pinch, going to see a movie. While there's nothing wrong with these activities per se, it can be more fun at times to do something special; to book an experience that people don't do on their own all that often. Here are some great possible ideas for fun family events that allow you to turn off the television. Mini-Golf We have a [...]
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With the holiday season right around the corner, it's time to track down those great gifts that your kids will love. If you're like us, though, you may find it hard to keep track of just what's cool and what's not! While we could provide a list of what's hot right now, the list would quickly become out of date. Instead, here are some tips on how to find what the coolest toys are, no matter when you're reading this. Look for Hot Sellers Naturally, things that are selling a lot are bound to be popular. Most online sites, including [...]
Tired of the same-old, same-old desserts at your latest parties? Want to give your child's next big event something special? Here are some great dessert recipes that will give people something to remember! Gelatin Aquarium This underwater ecosystem (made entirely of candy, gum, and gelatin) is a party showstopper. It’s easier than it looks, too, though it'll still take about 10 minutes per aquarium to make, and they need to chill for a few hours before they're ready. They won't soon be forgotten, though – and they're great if your party has some kind of aquatic theme. Get the recipe [...]
A trip to an indoor playground like Kids Fun City isn't just a fun day out for kid. Regular trips also help keep children happy and healthy – it can be a very beneficial activity for your children. How, you say? Read on to find out! Health The American Heart Association recommends that children get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity every day, a number which seems harder and harder to reach as video games and computers take up more and more of children's play time. A trip to Kids Fun City gives them a great space [...]
We got such a great reception for our last list of fun things to do around Toronto that we're doing it again! Toronto is filled with fun activities and events to do for the entire family, and some of them are nearly as good as Kids Fun City! Nearly, that is. Here are three more of our favorite places to go with families here in the Toronto area, outside of Kids Fun City, of course! Ontario Science Centre The Ontario Science Centre is huge, and there are tons of activities and exhibits to experience! The big draw of the Science [...]
Birthdays are important days for all ages, but perhaps they're most important for young kids. After all, each birthday is a new and unique experience as a child, and each celebration should be equally unique and special. Here are some great ideas for birthday parties for every age from 1-6, from our friends in the Toddler Zone up through the kids who have fun on our indoor playground. And remember, for kids of all ages, you can book a private room at Kids Fun City for the best birthday experience in town! One Honestly, for one-year olds, the most important [...]
We got such a great reception for our last list of fun things to do around Toronto that we're doing it again! Toronto is filled with fun activities and events to do for the entire family, and some of them are almost as good as Kids Fun City! Almost. It's close. Here are some more of our favorite places to go when we're not at Kids Fun City: Rogers Centre To be honest, we still call it the SkyDome. Whatever you call it, though, there's always great things going on at the Rogers Centre. Watching the Blue Jays is a [...]
Indoor playgrounds are a great place for kids to have a great time, no matter the weather. They can expend their energy in a safe, controlled environment, and have a great time while doing so! But which indoor playground is best for you and your kids? Obviously, we're biased – we think Kids Fun City is the best playground for miles around! But you don't have to take our word for it. Here are some of the things you should be looking for in a great indoor playground: A Wide Variety of Activities An indoor playground shouldn't just appeal to one age [...]
For most of us, school is about to start – it's the last precious few weeks of summer vacation before the daily grind starts up for another year. School can have a draining effect on kids, even after they come home. Homework can drain them to the point where they want to do nothing more than stare at the TV screen all day long. You can fight this brain drain, though! It's a good idea to keep your kids active, both physically and mentally. Here are some tips to beat those school year blues and keep your kids entertained and [...]
Of course, we're massively biased. We think the absolute best place for families to spend an afternoon in Toronto is at Kids Fun City, the best indoor playground in town! That being said, even we realize you're not going to spend every day with our thrilling arcade games and exciting mini-golf course. Toronto's a big city with a huge variety of things to do. When we're not enjoying our tube slides, here are some of our favorite family-friendly places to check out. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada This indoor aquarium is always a sure-fire hit with kids; it never gets old! [...]