Simple Ways To Make March Break Fun And Educational

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Simple Ways To Make March Break Fun And Educational

After a few months in school, March Break is a welcome time for students to take a break before the final stretch of the school year.

If you’re headed out of town, pack up a few books or download some educational apps to your device to offer some opportunities for learning during travel time or down time. A few apps that have made our list include these 5 amazing STEM apps for kids that can encourage encourage students to be interested in science, technology, engineering, and math.

If you’re staying close to home for the March Break, perhaps you’ll want to use the time to explore the city, sneak in some extra physical activity or plan a simple education field trip. Here are a few great choices for Toronto families:

  1. The ROM (100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6) and Ontario Science Centre (770 Don Mills Rd., North York, ON M3C 1T3) have wonderful activities all year long but expect more programming during school breaks.

  2. Kidville (3420 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2M8) offers March Break Camp where your child can get to participate arts & crafts, gym activities, exploration and discovery

  3. With Canada’s Big Birthday coming up, you might want to learn more about Canadian history by visiting a cultural and historical experiences with trips to places like Fort Henry or Black Creek Pioneer Village (1000 Murray Ross Pkwy, Toronto, ON M3J 2P3). Or if you’re really keen to get in the spirit, we have four more Canada 150 suggestions.

  4. Evergreen Brickworks (550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 3X8) is always a good choice to connect with our urban outdoor space and get active. They have a full list of March Break activities for families and kids including campfires, nature walks and obstacle courses.

Finally, if you’re looking to use the extra time to help your child practice their skills, we have a list of four writing activities to inspire little writers and ten family literacy activities.

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