Keep the Kids Busy in Vaughan

Posted : May 15, 2020

Our blog is chock full of great ideas for fun things to see and do in York Durham and Headwaters. We are always adding new content and updating old posts, but sometimes you might stumble upon something from our vault. If this article has inspired you to hit the road, be sure to double-check that the featured stops in this post are still welcoming visitors.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is offering Build at Home videos for kids with Master Model Builder Noah, live on their Facebook page each Friday at 11am. Follow along to build at home with the pieces you have! Previous Build at Home tutorials include how to build a Lego Frog, a Dragonfly,  a Fish, and a Piece of Cake.

Canada’s Wonderland has Rollercoaster cams that can take you on crazy rides from your couch! You can take a virtual ride on 16 coasters, 11 thrill rides and seven family rides with our first-person ‘point-of-view’ (POV) videos on Youtube.

McMichael Canadian Art Collection – Visit the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Online – One of Canada’s most renown collections of art. Also, join the McMichael for an Art Venture Online.

The Chef Upstairs is offering virtual interactive weekly cooking classes for adultsteens, and kids. Private classes and parties also available. Themed family classes COMING SOON!

Black Creek Pioneer Village in Vaughan is offering Visit the Village Virtually. Take a virtual stroll around their 19th century Village using Google StreetView. Access Black Creek app available to tour the village and a collection of fun videos highlighting different aspects of life at the Village can be found on YouTube.

  • Get Hands On at Home – Family-friendly crafts and activities – and recipes too – to try at home.  Something new each week!  This week, Class of ’67, an interactive story, lets players pick a character and “choose-their-own-adventure” through life in the Confederation-era.
  • Online Exhibits:  A new exhibit every week.  This week, in a companion piece to the Class of ’67 game, our online exhibit focuses on growing up as Canada became a country.
  • Online Learning: Designed with teachers in mind, these curriculum-linked online teaching modules are ready to be shared with students and can be completed at home.  New learning module added weekly.

Electric Moon Theatre Company is offering e-learning- The CyberStage Workshop (For Grades 1-9). Classes run twice a week for 3 weeks.

TRCA  is offering At Home with Nature: TRCA E-learning: Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is introducing fun, e-Learning videos, activities, and resources that will help families deepen their understanding and appreciation of nature, ecology, and cultural heritage — all from the comfort of home!

Glama Gal Kids Spa Vaughan  is offering Virtual Birthday Parties and Virtual Workshops with pick up or delivery of Kits for you and/or your guests. 

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