Birthday Party Ideas for All Ages

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 [...]

More Fun Family Activities In and Around Toronto

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 [...]

4 Things to Look For in a Great Indoor Playground

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 [...]

Beating the School Year Blues

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 [...]

Fun Family Activities In And Around Toronto

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!  [...]

3 Must-Haves for a Fantastic Birthday Party

So you want to throw the absolute perfect birthday party.  You want to make sure that you have everything prepared and set up, so that everything goes smoothly, wonderfully and memorably.  This can be difficult at times!  There always seems to be something you've forgotten, requiring last-minute scrambling.  We want to help prevent that!  Here are a few of Kids Fun City's must-haves for planning a birthday party: The Right Venue Of course, we're going to suggest Kids Fun City as the perfect venue for a birthday party – with private facility rentals and semi-private rooms, we're the best choice [...]

Birthday Party Dilemma: Presents or No Presents?

It's an age-old dilemma.  It's time for a big birthday party.  You've got food, snacks, cake, activities, little paper hats and decorations.  But do you have presents?  Parents are of two minds about this – whether the positives outweigh the benefits.  We take an agnostic stance here at Kids Fun City – it's great to have gifts, and it's understandable to not have them.  Here's an argument on both sides for your consideration: Yes, Presents! Presents are often one of the most fun parts of a birthday party – the anticipation opening the wrapping paper, the joy at seeing an [...]

4 Great Food Options for Kids Parties

Whether it's a birthday party, a summer celebration or a sleepover with a bunch of friends, food takes a party to the next level!  Kids can be picky at times, and finding the right thing for a whole kit and caboodle can be a challenging task.  Here's some of the best food options for a major party: Pizza Of course the top option was going to be pizza.  Very, very few kids don't enjoy at least some kind of pizza, and the wide variety of toppings available means finding options to match any dietary restrictions and preferences to be a [...]

Ideas for Fun Corporate Party Games

Summer is a great time to hold a corporate party.  It allows your employees to interact in a low-pressure, non-professional environment, build teamwork and comradery and generally improve morale. Barbeques and picnics are great ideas, as is renting a facility like Kids Fun City if you're looking for a family-oriented celebration.  Of course, the food is only one aspect of any party – if you're looking for a big, family-friendly event, you'll want to have some sort of activities or games for people to participate in.  Games that encourage teamwork and creativity are great choices – here are a few [...]

3 Great Ideas for a Summer Birthday

It's nearly summer!  Almost time for warm weather and picnics, for school to be out and for vacation to begin! I'm a summer birthday myself, and that was always bit awkward when I was in school; family trips and summer vacations meant that it was more difficult to get large parties together for my birthday.  That being said, we always managed – and one of the advantages of a summer birthday is the fact that great weather and time off can mean a larger scale for a celebration!  Here are a few great ideas for a big summer birthday bash. [...]