Making the Most of Your Kids’ March Break
For busy parents, March Break can be a nightmare trying to figure out how to keep the kids busy all week. While other families are going on cruises or to Disney World, you’re just hoping not to hear the words, “I’m bored” at any point throughout the week.
You don’t have to go to Florida or the Caribbean to have fun at March Break – there are plenty of local attractions to entertain your kids until it’s time to go back to school!
Take the kids to see The Raptors 905 – an NBA development league team. See which players might be the next best thing! Games are played at both the Air Canada Centre and the Hershey Centre over the March Break. This is an affordable way to check out professional basketball in Toronto!
You can also take the family to see a Canadian Basketball League game with teams in the Wellington, Hamilton, Scarborough, and Durham areas!
Where the Wild Things Are
Do your kids love animals? Visit the Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and see unique birds from all over the world! You and your kids can feed lorikeets, hold tropical birds, and see other animals spiders, bats, and reptiles.
If your family is more interested in seeing wild and exotic animals, take a trip to a local zoo. Check out Jungle Cat World and see some of the world’s most impressive animals, including tigers, jaguars, and wolves!
Make a Splash
Just because you’re not splashing in the turquoise seas of the Caribbean doesn’t mean you can’t have fun in the water during March Break. Take a trip to Niagara and play at one of the many indoor waterparks! Sit on a lounge chair while the kids swim and slide and splash about, or be a big kid and join in the fun as well!
While you’re in Niagara Falls, enjoy some of the many family-friendly attractions. Play mini-golf, watch a magic show, take in a film at the IMAX theatre, and more!
Get Outta Town!
If the weak Canadian dollar prevented you from booking that trip to Florida, don’t fret, there are plenty of local places you can take the family to for a couple of days to get out of the house. Whether you stay at a lodge and go skiing, or if you enjoy a one-night stay in Niagara for the whole family, it’s just nice to get away and do something fun as a family!
March Break doesn’t have to be stressful! If you plan ahead and get creative your week will fly by without your kids once uttering the phrase, “we’re bored!”
Have a safe and happy March Break!