Winterlude is a festival, organized each year in Ottawa and Gatineau to celebrate winter. During 3 weeks in January and February, there are a lot of places in the city where you can go and have some winter fun! You can skate on the world's largest skating rink- Rideau Canal, admire the ice sculpture competitions in the Crystal Garden (see photos below) or play at North … [Read more...] about Winterlude Ottawa 2014 and bye, bye Canada!
My daughter loves all kind of fine motor skills activities. She also likes to create things from paper. A few months ago, we went to Boston and visited New England Aquarium. They had a really impressive penguin colony and we spent a lot of time there admiring these little creatures. By the way, do you know why penguins are black and white? It is their camouflage: when the … [Read more...] about Simple origami for kids – how to make a paper penguin
This cute suncatcher snowflake craft was done by my daughter at school. I found it really beautiful and wanted to share it with you. She was really proud she made it all by herself! It is an easy craft to make and a great fun to play with once all the colors are shining through the snowflake. We fixed it on the window on a sunny day and placed a white cardboard nearby to … [Read more...] about Suncatcher snowflake craft for kids
Preparation time: 5min | Servings: 1 If you are looking for an idea to make an easy and healthy breakfast for kids then you may like our snowflake shaped sandwich! We made it recently, inspired by the weather outside. We've already had a few snowstorms this winter and a lot of snow, so my daughter played a lot in the snow. She was amazed by the shapes of … [Read more...] about White cheese snowflake sandwich – healthy breakfast for kids
Preparation time: 10min | Servings: 3 If you are looking for funny and easy Holiday treats for your kids, then I have something for you! We've been living in Ottawa for 3 years, so we got used to winters here (a bit at least). We know it can be really cold and can last forever...! This year, we had our first snow already mid November! There were just a few … [Read more...] about Snowman – easy Holiday treats for kids