If you’re looking for some fun activities to do in Toronto on the weekends or holidays to help keep your family entertained and intellectually engaged over the cold winter months, look no further! Read below for some fun, educational activities happening around the city:
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
The ROM offers MANY fantastic events and programs for kids, including “Family Fundays” on Sundays, “The Saturday Club”, camps and more.
Visit the website to see everything the ROM has to offer your kids.
The Ontario Science Centre
The Science Centre features educational iMax movies, various events and exhibitions, birthday parties, day camps and more!
You can learn more at the Science Centre’s website!
Evergreen Brick Works
Evergreen Brick Works aims to improve the environmental, social and economic climate of our city. They design school grounds and collaborate on transportation, housing and water issues.
They offer “Nature Play” in the children’s garden, bike lessons for kids, scavenger hunts and weekend farmer’s markets. Also, beginning on December 10th, you can visit their Winter Market, to eat, shop, and play. Different events happen each day!
Toronto Public Library Branches
All over the city, libraries are offering story times, sing-alongs, crafts, and more for younger children and their families, and dance, art, deejaying, and games nights for teens.
Visit one of the many heritage museums/ historic sites in the city! The picture here shows The Mackenzie House, the last home of Toronto’s first mayor. It also features a printing press from the 1850s that still works! Introduce your family to some local history.
Be creative! Give your child a budget to work with and let them choose from a list of activity options. Explore the cultural diversity of Toronto by exploring places like Kensington Market and Chinatown. There are also fabulous kid-friendly cafes throughout the city, such as Red Fish Blue Fish, which is a stone’s throw from Spadina station and features a craft station!
The possibilities are endless, have fun!