Author: Raising Edmonton

What to do in Edmonton This Weekend (With Kids) | Nov 17-19

The weather outside is gorgeous this weekend, it’s the perfect time to get out there and enjoy some tobogganing, winter hikes and gorgeous trails for soaking up some of that winter sunshine. It’s also a wonderful time of year for the Santa’s Parade of Lights, and a few options to get you in the holiday […]

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Kepler Academy Brings Three New Childcare Options to Parents in Edmonton

As a parent new to seeking childcare options for our preschool aged children, I’ve learned just how many options there are for childcare in Edmonton. I’ve also learned that not all of the local facilities are created equal and that there are certain aspects of programming that are on my ‘must have’ list. Innovative programs […]

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15 Holiday Light Displays You’ve Got to See in Edmonton and Area | 2017

This year, there are magical wonders that await you on your drive through the city and beyond, searching for Christmas lights displays in Edmonton. Grab a few cups of hot chocolate for the family, bundle up in Pajamas and blankets and stay up late visiting some of our favourite Christmas Lights displays in Edmonton. Here’s where […]

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Hurry! Get Toca Hair Salon & Toca Doctors App for Free

Long winter days, road trips and winter vacations mean that we’re spending more in the app store during the winter than we are during the summer months. As a parent, I’m always on the lookout for apps that are going to entertain the kids, that I can add to our account and For a limited […]

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Ice Castles Returns to Edmonton for 2017/18 Season

The gorgeous winter wonderland of the Ice Castles is returning to Edmonton! Construction is underway in Hawrelak Park of another massive ice castle for the 2017 – 18 winter season. The acre-sized winter wonderland is crafted by hand, using only icicles and water, and resembles organic formations found in nature, like those of frozen waterfalls, glaciers or ice caves. Bringing the kids to Ice […]

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What to do in Edmonton This Weekend (with Kids) | November 10-12

The weekend is here and with it comes the arrival of fun festivals, outings and things to do with the kids in Edmonton. We’re sharing everything from a pancake breakfast for Santa’s arrival (it’s free!) to a slime filled ornament workshop that the kids are going to love (did we mention it’s super cheap!?). Here’s […]

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3 Fun Upcoming Edmonton Gingerbread Decorating Workshops for Kids

One of my favourite parts of the holiday season with children is the baking: the cookies, the decorating the gingerbread house creating – but even though it’s one of my favourites, I don’t love the mess that comes with it, and the bits of tiny candy that are scattered around the floor, and icing that dries to […]

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Kids Pottery Classes: Clay with Me Class at the Clay Hut (Smeltzer House)

There’s nothing better than getting your hands dirty in clay, shaping, creating and painting together – creating cherished items that are going to be treasured for years to come. Clay with Me In this class, you will introduce your child to the wonders of clay! Explore pinch, slab and coil techniques while you create memories […]

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Kids Night out Events in Edmonton

8 Upcoming Kids Night/Day For Parents to Get Those Holiday Errands Done

It’s the holiday season, and as a parent, we’re entering the season of the scramble. The ‘How much can I get done in the time between I drop my kid off at preschool and have to pick them up again?’ season. When you’ve got a to-do list that’s a mile long, and a to-buy list […]

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Tobogganing with a Toddler? Try These Little Kid-Friendly Toboggan Hills in Edmonton

Tobogganing with little kids sounds like a fantastic way to get out of the house, but a lot of the time we underestimate the sheer amount of effort that it takes to get back up that hill, for their little feet. Here are our favourite toddler-friendly toboggan hills in Edmonton Broadmoor Lake  A smaller hill, […]

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