Make your own Strawberry Ice Cream…in a bag!

  January 15th is National Strawberry Ice Cream Day! To celebrate, we put together a fun, tasty way to make strawberry ice-cream in a bag!   You’ll need: Lots of Ice Cubes 1 cup of heavy cream 1/2 cup of table salt or sea salt 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 medium ziplock… Read More…

New Years Resolutions to make (and keep) with your kids

  So many of us do it. We make New Year resolutions, all with the best of intentions, and then by mid-January they’ve gone as cold as the snow on the ground. Some experts say that the key to sticking to your resolutions is to have a resolution ‘buddy’ to help you along the way… Read More…

How to survive winter break without hearing, ‘I’m bored’

  After the excitement of the holidays are over, gifts are opened and played with, some parents hear those two words from their kids that they dread. “I’m Bored!” Many kids will jump on video games, phones or other devices as boredom-busters. Limiting the use of electronic devices sounds great in theory, but with 10… Read More…

Fact Feud, Episode 2

  This week on Fact Feud, Rob and Emma face off again with some cool facts about space and animals! Here are some of the neat things we learned. Q: What is a meteorite? A: A Meteorite is a solid piece of matter from space that falls to earth. They are born from a piece… Read More…

Fact Feud Episode 1

On Fact Feud Episode 1, Rob and Emma faced off to see who had the best animal facts.   Here are some of the top animal facts we learned! Q: What are three distinguishing features between mammals and other animals that makes a mammal a mammal? A: 1. warm blooded  2. mammals always feed milk… Read More…

Inclusive science programs, outside of school

    Children have a natural curiosity for science. And although elementary and secondary schools have science classes, research shows that when children learn on their own, they retain information differently and enjoy the process more.   Oakville-based Safari Science will be offering after-school science classes for children beginning in January. Rob Ruthart, founder of… Read More…

Animal Interaction benefits children’s well-being

  Warm and fuzzy, feathered or scaly, wet or dry—it’s no secret that most kids love animals. But most people aren’t aware of the many emotional benefits kids get when interacting with them. Some experts will tell you that a child’s physical, social, and cognitive development can all be encouraged when interacting with an animal…. Read More…

Hello Burlington Here Come’s Safari Science

Parent life is going to be a whole lot easier in the new year. Imagine, all the after school activities and classes your kids do, all under one roof. Pretty nice, right? Now add gym and nail salon the equation. So crazy right?! Safari Science is part of the all-new Activity Plex in Burlington Ontario… Read More…

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