Issues: October 2020

In This Issue
CTV Santa Claus parade
Montrealers had to forego the Santa Claus parade this year but kids can enjoy similar festivities on television Dec. 5 and 12
By Kelly Wilton
discover nature close to home
Kids can print downloadable fact sheets in French full of information about the insects, animals, and plants in our communities
explore the skies above Montreal
Plateau Astro and its quarantine live streams were created to share astronomy with all Montrealers
By Christine Latreille
Families can cut their own Christmas tree
There are several farms that invite families to kick off the holiday season by choosing a tree in the forest and sawing it down
By Sheena Purcell
Family clinic offers specialized therapy
Services include speech therapy, occupational therapy for people with sensory or cognitive problems, psychology services, and group therapy
By Samantha Mileto
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
By Briana Doyle
Halloween movies for kids
A list and review of Halloween movies for kids of all ages that’ll have them screaming for more
By Eric Hatch
Gifts that teach kids about charity
If you want to teach your children about helping others, why not buy presents that will help the less fortunate. This year, many charities give the option to help those affected by COVID-19
By Liz Warwick
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
By Briana Doyle
Kids can chat with Santa online
Two malls in Montreal are arranging for Santa to talk to kids virtually from his office in the North Pole
By Samantha Mileto