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Global TV: February 19, 2018 – Vancouver Mom CEO Christine Pilkington sat down with Global Noon News to talk about something near and dear to our hearts: Spring Break Camps! Yes, it’s that time of year again. She reviews some great picks for the kids including: Kidtropolis – an indoor city where kids can be…

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. An entire day devoted to LOVE? No wonder kids get so excited! Love starts with family. We’ve put together some of our favourite activities for you and your kids to celebrate this special occasion in Metro Vancouver. Valentine’s events! Indulge in a fancy hot chocolate Happening now until…

As parents we love programs that allow our children the chance to explore their (potential) passions. But trying to expose them to as many options as possible until they find that perfect fit can be difficult. Unless you can find a class that covers a little bit of everything at once. If that sounds interesting…

Looking for a creative or active summer camp? One that keeps the kids brains or bodies engaged? Well our VM Picks: Top Vancouver Summer Camps list features some of our favourite camps for kids. We connected with Arts Umbrella, about their summer arts camps for kids.

There’s loads arts-umbrella_image3of drawing, painting, and dance classes out there, and while those are great, sometimes you want to try something different. One of my favourite things about classes at Arts Umbrella is the sheer range of materials available to play with.

There’s nothing fun about trying to restrain a small person during a quiet class. Don’t give up on arts classes though – there are lots of options for wigglers and spontaneous performers.

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Spring into the arts

The jury’s out. The arts may be fun and a great way to occupy the kids, but they are so much more! Arts programs spark all of our kids (not just the “artistic” ones) imaginations, give them a new outlet for expression and even provide them with practical skills for navigating the new economy. Six…

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