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Profitable and Easy Fundraising Ideas

Planning a fundraiser that is profitable, efficient and unique is a challenge, but with a fresh perspective, making money can be a positive community-building experience. Check out these ideas. 1. The Litterless Lunch Product: reusable lunch bags and containers Profit Margin: 30% - 40% Commitment: 2 people Bonus: promotes healthy eating by discouraging packaged...

How To Get Started with a School Garden

PLANTING A SEED A SCHOOL GARDEN CAN BE FRUITFUL IN SO MANY WAYS ACROSS CANADA, more and more schools are helping kids connect with nature and food by planting gardens. While sowing seeds and nurturing young plants leads to a harvest of crunchy carrots, cobs of corn, plump pumpkins...

Canadian summer festivals

Expose your children to these fascinating summer festivals celebrating food, arts and heritage.

Camping 101

The economy may have taken a chunk out of your family vacation plans, but consider camping. Canada is loaded with family adventure spots that will give your kids the vacation that they will remember all of their lives. It takes some realistic planning, however, to camp with kids. Think...

50 Activities under $50 or free!

Go picking: Check the Internet for local farms. count to see who got the most , then hunt for some great recipes to make together Retro game day: Teach your children how to hula hoop, yo-yo or play a super fast game of Simon Says. Create a T-Shirt: Buy some iron-on...

Let’s Play

I am a passionate proponent of unstructured free play for kids. I know how to play with my kids and how to get them connected with neighborhood kids. Hell, I even wrote a book about it. And yet, admittedly, last fall, structure sort of crept up on us. One...

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