With warmer weather making an appearance, we know that the Victoria Day weekend is just around the corner! Whether you’re spending the long weekend in the city, or heading to the cottage, you want to make sure you keep your children busy with enjoyable, learning activities that will keep their minds and bodies busy throughout the weekend. We know that it is just as important to keep our students learning outside of the classroom, as it is inside the classroom. Below we have put together a list of 5 different activities for your children to enjoy in the city or at the cottage this Victoria Day weekend!

In the City

1. Canoeing and Kayaking in and around Toronto – A list of local equipment shops across the city that rent canoes and kayaks. Spend a day paddling the waters, and enjoy an early dinner by the waterside. Sounds perfect to us!

2. Centreville Amusement Park – Always a favourite for the kids! Whether you spend a full or half day on the island, Centreville has a fun-filled day planned out for the kids with many mind-moving activities at the ready!

3. Art Gallery of Ontario – The Kids Gallery at the AGO has a space created just for children and parents too! Check out what exciting activities and events are available for kids.

4. Power Kids – A free arts and crafts workshop at The Power Plant, with a tour of the gallery and an art activity inspired by the ideas behind the current exhibition!

5. Blue Jays Game – Jr. Jays Saturdays is an awesome way to spend a sunny day out watching some good old baseball with the family! Every Saturday home game kids can visit the Jr. Jays zone to take part in fun activities or Run The Bases after the game!

At the Cottage

1. Regatta Games – A list of some fun water games that will keep kids having fun outside all day!

2. Check out the Stars – Do the stars fascinate your kids? Here’s a list of best stargazing spots across cottage country!

3. Travel Games – A list of the most efficient games to pack for travelling to the cottage!

4. Nature Scavenger Hunt – Need an activity for a group of kids? Why not try putting together a scavenger hunt that will get kids exploring nature and out of the cottage!

5. Campfire Games – 10 campfire games that should keep you and your family busy by the fire until bedtime!

What activities do you have planned for the long weekend? Share with us on Facebook or Twitter!

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