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Creative ways to hand out candy

With trick-or-treating officially on, discover some fun ways to make your own candy-dispensing contraption

10 ways to celebrate Halloween at home

From scavenger hunts to arts & crafts, get creative this year when deciding how to celebrate one of the kids' favourite holidays

Get scared silly with these movies

A list and review of Halloween movies for kids of all ages that’ll have them screaming for more

Tips for carving the perfect pumpkin

Whether it is your first or fiftieth time doing this activity with the kids, you are sure to find some nifty tips to make this job easier

McGill parenting seminars move online

In this three-part series, parents can learn about the impact of digital learning, social media and cyber bullying, and gaming

Made-in-Montreal juice has low sugar

Archie Juices contain only three ingredients: the fruit, the vegetable, and a touch of lemon

12 great parks for kids with special needs

Montreal park expert Christine Latreille outlines her choices for the best inclusive parks around the city

Kids can enjoy safe, spooky fun at Pumpkinferno

Upper Canada Village is hosting its annual event that features more than 7,000 handcrafted, glowing pumpkins

Program aims to develop critical thinking

A former teacher leads Zoom sessions with topics that include global warming, children’s rights, and how social media affects our daily lives

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Centaur Theatre offering children’s plays

Kids can enjoy theatre streaming for free this fall during the TD Saturday Morning Children’s Series

Explore the skies above Montreal

Plateau Astro and its quarantine live streams were created to share astronomy with all Montrealers
santa claus parade

Cancelled: Santa Claus parade and CP Holiday Train

Although these two events will not be taking place this year, organizers are planning on hosting virtual events to keep the holiday spirit alive

A light show to brighten your spirits

Families looking to get out this fall might want to check out Illumi in Laval, a three-kilometre stretch of various sculptures all lit up 
Pumpkin Picking not far from Montreal

Pumpkin picking not far from Montreal

October is jack-o-lantern season, so why not get the family out of the house and into the pumpkin patch! Here’s

Light up your home with lanterns

An organization that puts on an annual festival in Sherbrooke is inviting all Quebecers to make lanterns to light up our spirits

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Five ways to connect with grandparents

From playing chess and baking to doing crafts and reading together, discover the many ways kids can bond with the older generation

Kids should be able to play sports

A local pediatrician says every time we stop kids from being physically active, it damages their physical and mental health

How to take the homeschooling leap

Montreal Families associate editor explains why she decided to homeschool her kids this fall and offers parents advice on how to embark on this courageous journey

10 great Montreal-area parks to visit with kids

During the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to spend time outdoors with the kids – for everyone’s mental and physical health. These parks have something fun for kids of every age

Books that ignite a child’s imagination

These four books will help children escape reality in these not-so-normal pandemic times

Rebooting birthday parties – with safety measures!

In the early stages of the pandemic, drive-by birthday parades became a trendy way to mark a child’s special day. But thankfully it’s no longer the only safe birthday party option.