Exercise games

Exercise games

Here’s a fun way to get everyone in the family moving, even if it’s an indoor day: the exercise game! Download and print our “dice,” then put them together following the instructions provided. When you’re ready to play, have your littlest...
Trick-or-treating… in a pandemic?

Trick-or-treating… in a pandemic?

Dietarily speaking, trick-or-treating is rarely the healthiest activity kids engage in. But there’s such a joy in the community of it, not to mention an evening walking outside in the fresh air. And this year, Hallowe’en is on a Saturday night, during a...
Should my child use hand sanitizer?

Should my child use hand sanitizer?

Not without you, if at all. Gel hand sanitizers are very effective at helping kill any germs we may pick up on our hands when we do venture out from home. But the Canadian Paediatric Society warns against leaving hand sanitizers out where small children can...
Home “glow bowling”

Home “glow bowling”

You don’t need a bowling alley for little ones to bowl… and you don’t need it to be night to bowl in the dark. With a small investment and some imagination, you can turn your basement (or any darkened room) into a fun at-home glow-bowling alley....
Your driveway playground

Your driveway playground

The weather is (mostly) gorgeous and we want the kids outside as much as they can be… but this year, our options are a little more limited than normal. An option: turn your driveway (and if they’re game, your neighbours’ driveways!) into a giant game...
6 ways to avoid cabin fever

6 ways to avoid cabin fever

Winnipeg families already get their fair share of ‘indoors’ time due to our climate. This year, with our sticking-around-home time extended, here are some ideas to help keep the whole family engaged without going too far. An in-house scavenger hunt. Write the numbers...