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Give a child the gift of sports participation

KidSport's annual campaign asks Canadians to donate money for kids whose families can’t afford sporting activities 

New curling program offered for moms

An introductory course on the West Island entices moms to try the sport thanks to free childcare

New app helps kids struggling with math

Raccoon Conversions offers a fun way to get kids in Grades 5 & 6 to master mathematical problems

New services for kids with mental health issues

Access Open Minds is a research project aimed at transforming the way youth services are designed and delivered across Canada

App helps students with the art of organization

Studyo allows kids to keep track of their assignments and projects with an effective colour-coded timeline

Online toy store offers a cost-effective way to buy gifts

Ivy’s Locker sells board games, action figures, LEGO sets, and other toys for less than stores like Walmart or Amazon

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West Island Music Academy opens in Beaconsfield

Parents who want their kids to learn a musical instrument, will have plenty of options at this new location

Caillou comes to Montreal during the holidays

Young kids can watch this musical event happening Theatre Desjardins in Lasalle

Fair celebrates English-language books

If you are interested in giving the gift of reading this holiday season, head down to this book fair at Concordia University

Watch a free family movie on December 7

Get into the holiday spirit on Cineplex Community Day where money raised from food and candy go to charity

Nostalgic fun at playable pop-up art installation

You can toss fuzzy balls at a wall filled with velcro circles, go in a ball pit and check out neon art and giant Lego bricks

Cirque du Soleil offers new show for the holidays

Axel features acrobatic ice-skating, live music, graphics and projections

Winter Fun More

Montreal Winter Festivals

The following information is for January/February, 2020.  With winter in full swing, many communities in and around Montreal have organized

Ski resorts adding family-friendly perks

With several upgraded facilities geared to young kids, families have more reasons to hit the slopes this winter

Fête des Neiges unveils new home at Jean Drapeau park

Visitors can enjoy 16 tubing slides, a refrigerated skating rink, ice-sculpture demonstrations, winter sports and more

Urban winter park adds new attractions

Located near Angrignon metro, the park will have the longest tubing hill on the island with a magic carpet lift and new intermediate ski runs

Large parks offer winter fun close to home

The city's parks offer a number of activities for families, including fat biking, kite skiing, tobogganing, snow shoeing and skating

Stellar cross-country ski trails

There are many parks in Montreal that offer kilometres of great trails for families who want to be active in the winter

Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

We’ve done some research to help you find the nearest tobogganing hill to grab your sled, dress the kids warmly and head for the hills

Old Port offers fun skating activities

The Bonsecours Basin is offering many fun skating activities this winter with music, fireworks and more

Always clear off snow before starting a car

After a snowstorm, have you ever put your child in a car seat, started the vehicle to warm it up

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Books tackle the difficult topic of gun violence

These four books are an age-appropriate way to educate young people about the dangers of firearms

The mesmerizing Museum of Illusions

At this Toronto interactive attraction, kids will get a kick out of learning all about visual deceptions

What to do if your child gets sick this holiday season

Knowing when to seek medical care for your child and which resource to consult can save your family lengthy wait times in the hospital

Introducing kids to downhill skiing

Find out what is a good age to let kids try out this sport and learn more about a place in Montreal that is offering ski and snowboard lessons

Canada’s Wonderland is hosting a winter festival

Decorated with dozens of Christmas trees and millions of lights, families can enjoy ice-skating, live entertainment and interactive activities

3 young-adult books that promote diversity

3 young-adult books that promote diversity