With the weather warming up and the days getting longer, it means that winter is almost over and March break is here!
There are a ton of fun and educational activities in Toronto to keep you and your little ones busy without leaving the city.
Here are some of our favourites with an educational twist:
1) The ROM is hosting their annual March break activity, with a viking theme this called Viking Adventure. Travel back in time to learn about viking history, voices, clothing and pretend to be a Norse warrior!
2) For students with a passion for singing, dancing and acting Mirvish Productions are offering March Break Musical Theatre Intensive. This program offers young performers an opportunity to immerse themselves in quality training in an inclusive and supportive environment.
3) Have a family game night. This is a fun filled way to spend quality time and practices building vocabulary, numeracy, history or geography skills.
4) Learn about Science: Mad Science Toronto has full and half day programs that are hands on and interactive.
5) Make Spring arts and crafts: Visit your local craft stores for children to work on arts and crafts related to spring.
6) Visit Legoland Discovery Centre: Located at Vaughan Mills shopping centre, this centre is designed for children ages 3 to 10 and has tons of LEGO build and play zones, along with a cinema and different adventures.
7) Learn how to start your own gardens at Canada Blooms. Kids can take home their own vegetables, flowers and learn about agriculture and starting their own gardens.
8) For art lovers out there, the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario) is hosting a week of March Break Fun. This includes an exciting assortment of hands-on art making, creative play and interactive programming. These activities are free with general admission to the AGO.
9) Home Depot is hosting March break workshops for kids to teach them about building. This also provides kids with important skills in measurement and spacial perception.
10) For movie lovers out there, TIFF is hosting its annual TIFF Kids International Film Festival. The event will feature ten days of programming that will teach children about filmmaking and animation.
What are your plans for March break?
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