What to Do in Toronto With Kids This Week: January 5

Your children’s winter break is almost at an end, so take advantage of all there is to still do in Toronto this week. Whether it’s outdoor fun you’re looking for or a bit of culture, we have lots to see and do in the city.

Eyes on the Skies at the Ontario Science Centre

Teach your little ones to reach for the stars, and see them better at the same time! Eyes on the Skies at the Ontario Science Centre introduces pre-school children, under the age of 5, to the world of constellations. Using singing, connect-the-stars constellations and a journey to the moon, the program lasts no longer than 20 minutes.

When it’s on: On now until Janury 8th at the Ontario Science Centre. 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto,  416-696-1000.

Photo Hike Family Nature Walk at High Park

Get outside and enjoy the Canadian winter with a nature hike through High Park. Great for the whole family, photos will be taken along the way. A donation of $2 is suggested.

When it’s on:  January 7,  1:00pm to 3:00pm at the High Park Nature Centre, 440 Parkside Drive, Toronto,  416-392-1748 ext 2.

Winter Break at the Zoo

Take advantage of the winter break to enjoy wagon rides, meet with a zoo keeper and have fun seeing your favourite animals!  The fun ends January 8th.

When it’s on: Now until January 8th at the Toronto Zoo,  361A Old Finch Avenue, Toronto,  416-392-5929.

ROM for the Holidays

Finish off your holidays with a visit to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Their holiday programming includes Mayan crafts, meeting a Mayan high priest, learning how to build a pyramid, going on a Mayan archaeological dig and much more! There’s enough to keep the entire family interested!

When it’s on: Now until January 8th at the ROM,  100 Queen’s Park, Toronto,  416-586-8000.

Sleeping Beauty at the Solar Stage Children’s Theatre

Treat your little princess to the classic tale of Sleeping  Beauty, complete with singing, dancing and interactive fun. Cheer along with all the other little princesses as Sleeping Beauty fights the Evil Queen’s spell! Recommended for children ages 3 to 10.

When it’s on: On now until January 15th at the Solar Stage Theatre, 100 Upper Madison Avenue, Toronto, 416-368-8031.

 Photo by Jon Hayes

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