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Father and son fishing in the river

Dragon​ ​Flies and Fishing Poles

Dragon​ ​Flies and Fishing Poles

Fishing is something I grew up with. My father spent many hours teaching my brothers and I how to cast, bait a hook, take a fish off the line, where to cast to catch the “big” bass and a slew of other tips and tricks. As a child, I spent many summer days in boats,

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Exploding Baggies Science Experiment For Kids

Kids like to see things explode and with this easy experiment they can watch the bags fill with gas and pop in front of them. Here’s what you need • Plastic Bags (we used medium size Ziploc bags and doubled the amount of vinegar and baking soda) • Clothespins • Food Coloring • 1/3 cup Vinegar

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Dragonfly Snacks

This is a fun little spring themed snack for kids to take in their lunches, or to take on a picnic; I’ve even seen them used as party favours. All you need is a clothespin (we used wooden), a snack sized plastic zipper seal bag, glue, a pipe cleaner, paint or markers, small googly eyes

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blue slime

Fluffy Slime

My 8 year old is constantly talking about slime, can we make some. So I decided that it would be a great activity to do over March Break. So I of course hop onto Pinterest and search for slime recipes and after a quick shopping trip we were off to the slime making races. Ingredients

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young girl blowing bubbles

You Get 18 Summers With Them…

#CottageCountry

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Shaving Cream Eggs craft

Shaving Cream Eggs

These exciting colourful eggs were so easy to make – messy, but easy! They were so enjoyable to make, we plan to do more right before Easter. All you need is shaving cream (make sure it is shaving cream and not gel), eggs and food colouring (we went with neon!). I used a glass dish

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3 Ookpik

The Ookpik

On Exhibition The Ookpik alongside ‘Northern Owls’ According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, the Ookpik began as a traditional Inuit handicraft; a small snowy owl, typically made of sealskin became a popular Canadian symbol during the Philadelphia Trade Fair in 1963, where it was used to attract visitors to the federal government’s Department of Northern Affairs

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Family and friends sitting at a dining table

Family Day Events

We hope you all enjoy Family Day with family and friends. Here are some activities to help! Ontario Family Fishing Event ALL WEEKEND Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. Family Day Weekend at Harley Farms Cross Country Skating Trail

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