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Fall Activities Now Available
Fall Activities Now Available

Reading Time: 4 minutes With Back-to-School comes Fall activities. What will those look like this year? Who is offering...

These Tiny Boots were made for Walking or Hiking – 5 useful tips
These Tiny Boots were made for Walking or Hiking - 5 useful tips

Reading Time: 10 minutes Only a few steps into my hike up to Quarry Rock I began to notice...

Dig This: 10 Big Benefits of Gardening with Kids
Dig This: 10 Big Benefits of Gardening with Kids

Reading Time: 7 minutes Most parents want their children to get outside away from phones, TV, and video games,...

A new future for swim lessons
A new future for swim lessons

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you are a new mom or have a new baby, how can you ensure you and your baby are more prepared for time in the water? Karina Renaud has the answer. As the instructor and owner of The Swim for Life program, Karina created an online course to help save lives by teaching young children foundational water skills from their own homes!

Getting peaceful in the Holidays
Getting peaceful in the Holidays

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many of us here at The Yoga Buggy are Christmas lovers and celebrators, and together...

Mom, When I Grow Up, I Want To Be An Influencer
Mom, When I Grow Up, I Want To Be An Influencer

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you ask your children what they want to be when they grow up, there is a good chance that the answer will be “an influencer.”

Fall Bike riding with Kids
Fall Bike riding with Kids

Reading Time: 3 minutes Summer is over, but that doesn’t mean outdoor time has to end. Riding bikes is...

Why Great Games Make Your Kids Forget They’re Actually Learning
Why Great Games Make Your Kids Forget They’re Actually Learning

Reading Time: 6 minutes Most of us underestimate the learning potential of games. Games don’t just promote curiosity and...

After-School Activities Offer Worthwhile Benefits
After-School Activities Offer Worthwhile Benefits

Reading Time: 9 minutes The comment from a young mom, Amy, about middle school football tryouts prompted a lengthy...

7 Fun Games to Play While Camping with Kids
7 Fun Games to Play While Camping with Kids

Reading Time: 4 minutes Camping is an activity that many families enjoy every time. This is the time when...

A Scout’s Guide to the Ultimate Summer Camping Trip
A Scout's Guide to the Ultimate Summer Camping Trip

Reading Time: 5 minutes 27℃. That’s the perfect temperature for summer camping according to Scouts – Canada’s youngest outdoor...

Kingfisher Summer Camps – a super, natural experience
Kingfisher Summer Camps - a super, natural experience

Reading Time: 3 minutes Not many children have the privilege to live in such a beautiful place. British Columbia...

5 Tips to Inspire Creativity at Home
5 Tips to Inspire Creativity at Home

Reading Time: 2 minutes Looking for ways to encourage artistic creativity at home? These five ideas will help light...

Skateboard Summer Camps – Something out of the norm!
Skateboard Summer Camps - Something out of the norm!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Every Summer, we deliberate what activities will fill our children’s day. Will the activities be...

Spring Break Camps: It’s not too late to book
Spring Break Camps: It's not too late to book

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the break quickly approaches, many parents become concerned that they have missed the boat...

Tips for Getting Your Kids Outside in the Wintertime from Lucky the TurfMutt
Tips for Getting Your Kids Outside in the Wintertime from Lucky the TurfMutt

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parents and guardians may be tempted to dial back outdoor activities for kids when cold...

Take Winter Adventures to the Next Level with Scouts Canada’s Ultimate Camping Hacks
Take Winter Adventures to the Next Level with Scouts Canada’s Ultimate Camping Hacks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Winter and camping, an oxymoron? Or the ultimate outdoor adventure? The experts at Scouts Canada...

How to Choose a Children’s Art Class
How to Choose a Children’s Art Class

Reading Time: 6 minutes Over the summer, your preschooler drew on the sidewalk with chalk, got her fingers messy...

Benefits of extracurricular activities for students
Benefits of extracurricular activities for students

Reading Time: 3 minutes There are seemingly endless options for after-school activities that your children can get involved in,...

It’s time to plan the Fall activities
It's time to plan the Fall activities

Reading Time: 4 minutes Back to School is just around the corner. It’s now time to stop thinking about...

Bubbleology – The Science of Outdoor Fun
Bubbleology - The Science of Outdoor Fun

Reading Time: 6 minutes Looking for an inexpensive option for some outdoor summer fun? With a little preparation, you...

An artistic afternoon with Pip & Vix art kits
An artistic afternoon with Pip & Vix art kits

Reading Time: 2 minutes The other day we had the pleasure of trying out an art kit from Pip...

Toddlers and Two-Wheelers: Balance Bike Mania!
Toddlers and Two-Wheelers: Balance Bike Mania!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Gone are the days when a child has to wait until age 4 or 5...

Winter/Education 2017
Winter/Education 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute The school year is in full swing. Kids are busy learning, and we’re busy helping...

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