Cabbagetown Kid’s Zone:   

Looking to do something new to do with your children?  Try these websites:

Activities to do with Kids in Toronto – a list of websites that focus on activities for you and your child in and around Toronto:   

Toronto 4Kids:   http://www.toronto4kids.com/

Help We’ve Got Kids:  http://www.helpwevegotkids.com/

Best Things to Do with Kids in Toronto:  http://gocanada.about.com/od/canadiancities1/tp/toptorontokids.htm

Kids Around Canada: http://www.kidsaroundcanada.com/

Information for things to do with kids in Toronto:  http://www.househuntingintoronto.com/toronto/toronto_for_kids.htm

Staycation: 

There are cool things to do and visit right in your neighborhood.  Here are a few tips to create a fun staycation with the kids.

  • Pretend you are a tourist in your own area.  Visit the BIA on Carlton St. or visit their website to get ideas for things to do in the neighborhood.  www.oldcabbagetown.ca
  • Do a Google map search for nearby parks, batting cages, mini-golf courses, culture centers, and other places you have never visited.  Here are a few treasures within walking distance of our neighborhood:
    • Allan Gardens - Visit the Botanical Gardens
    • Canada's First Post Office
    • McKenzie House on Bond Street
    • Visit the Acropolis Cemetery
  • Contact the Cabbagetown Preservation Association about a historic walking tour.
    • Do research about some of the famous Cabbagetown People
  • Visit the Riverdale Zoo …
  • Visit the Gerrard Street Public Library
  • Make a trip to the Regent Park Museum
  • Walk the path of some of the Lost Rivers of Toronto
  • Visit the Toronto Brickworks
  • Go to the organic Farmers Market in Riverdale Farm on Tuesdays from 3-7 PM. 

Kid’s Camps & Daycare: 

Kidz Klub “After School Program" at Central Neighborhood House on 349 Ontario Street is offered as a FREE service that operates Monday to Fridays from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm – September to June.  The program is for children ages 5 – 12.  The program schedule includes:  3:30 – 4:00 Snack Time; 4pm – 4:45 Homework; 5pm – 6pm Daily Activities.  To register pick-up a registration form and monthly program calendar from reception or one of the program staff.  Call: 416.925.4363 or email kidsklub@cnh.on.ca   or www.cnh.on.ca

Camp Central Neighbourhood House:

CNH runs a summer camp for children.  For more information visit their website at www.cnh.on.ca or call the Camp Director at 416 925 4363 x101

Toronto Public Library Kidsapce:  http://kidsspace.torontopubliclibrary.ca/

Kids Camp Directories: 

Fun Activities: 

How about making a short video from some of your still photo’s?  Want to make a video from your still photo’s?  Visit www.animoto.com .  The service is free for a video under 30 seconds and anything longer is currently $3 (Teachers, nonprofits and charities get free access).  There is also an option for a subscription at $99 for three months and $249 for a year.  It takes seconds and you can download your video to your computer, Facebook, YouTube, MySpace or have them burn it onto a DVD.  There is even an iPhone app.

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