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  1. Safari Tales: Bringing African Animals, Story Telling, and Education To Life

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    With their newest “learning-through-play app for kids”, Safari Tales, Kuato Studios brings African landscape and animals to life in this engaging interactive game for kids ages 4-10. Safari Tales is an “enchanting animal adventure game which encourages exploration in reading and vocabulary skills by casting the player as both adventurer...
  2. This Is Nuts! Where Has Our Common Sense Gone?

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    If you have a child with a life-threatening allergy to peanuts, you are probably very grateful for schools and summer camps that have instituted a “no peanuts” policy. After all, this type of policy is meant to keep your child safe, right? X-Man lives with a very severe peanut allergy....
  3. Calypso: A Day In The Life Of Canada’s Best Theme Waterpark

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    The city of Ottawa is full of many fantastic tourist attractions that its citizens, can take great pride in, including our world-class museums, our beautiful parliament buildings, and the bustling Byward Market. Ottawa also has another attraction to be proud of – Calypso Theme Waterpark, located on the outskirts of...
  4. Heigh-Ho Heigh-Ho! The Seventh Dwarf Is Out On Blu-Ray & DVD! #Giveaway

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    HEROS COME IN ALL SIZES Who doesn’t love a good fairytale? I grew up watching the classics like Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty, and watched them over and over again. Fairytales never get old. At least in my book they don’t. There’s something magical about...
  5. Making The Dog Days Of Summer More Fun With KINDER Surprises!

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    Hey KINDER moms and dads! Can you believe we are already well into the “dog days of summer”? Surprise! We are! From the Merriam-Webster Dictonary, the “dog days of summer” are “the period between early July and early September when the hot sultry weather of summer usually occurs in the...
  6. Come HOME With Dreamworks This July!

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    The summer of 2015 has been a good one so far for kids who love movies, with a few much-anticipated films opening in theatres recently. Now Canadian kids have a chance to see another cute animated comedy when Dreamworks “HOME” Party Edition hits retail shelves on July 28th. “Celebrate family,...
  7. Fuel Your Child’s Imagination This Summer With Snappy Towels! #GoPlayOutside

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    Snappy Towels – The All-in-One Fun Towel! The tag line from the Snappy Towels website couldn’t say it better. A Snappy Towel is most definitely a FUN towel. Just ask X-Man, and his friend Dee, who spent a hot and sunny afternoon at a Ottawa beach last week using their...
  8. 13 Things To Remember For Optimum Car Seat Safety #FordSeatSafety

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    Ford Canada recently held a very informative Car Seat Safety presentation here in Ottawa, at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, highlighting the do’s and don’ts of proper car seat installation. Ford’s Kelley Adams-Campos, who is a certified child passenger safety technician, was on hand to explain to us everything...
  9. Just A Minion! Is That A KINDER Surprise In Your Picnic Basket?

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    MINIONS MANIA IS HERE CANADA! Summer! It’s back, and so are the Minions! KINDER Canada has teamed up with those lovable yellow Minions to celebrate the release of the Minions movie on July 10th! I bet you all know a few kids who are eagerly awaiting this movie’s release. Speaking...
  10. Imaginary Friends: Kickstarting The Imagination And Reading Skills Of Kids!

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      Imaginary friends. We’ve all had at least one, haven’t we? When we were kids, imaginary friends helped us through the tough times, they helped us feel more secure when we were scared, and imaginary friends were fun to talk to when no one else is around. Now, Imaginary Friends is...
  11. Summer Camp Options For Older Kids

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    Back when I was a kid, finding summer camp options often proved to be a difficult task for parents.  Sure, there were your girl guide/boy scout camps, your 4-H camps, and plenty of day camps, however, my generation had no where near the choice of summer camp options that kids...
  12. KINDER® Canada And The Minions Team Up! WIN A $40 KINDER® Canada Prize Pack!

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      KINDER® CANADA AND THE MINIONS! TEAM YELLOW! Hey Canada! Did you know that there is a brand new Minions movie coming to the big screen on July 10th?! To add to the excitement about this movie, those lovable Minions are teaming up with KINDER® Canada this summer to bring...
  13. Paddington ~ The Comic Misadventures Of A Beloved Bear

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    Paddington Bear, named after an iconic London, England train station, was created by Michael Bond, a BBC TV cameraman, and made his first appearance in October of 1958. This popular furry British icon has been delighting children around the world ever since. I’m really not sure why, but I never...
  14. Laugh and Play With KINDER Canada! #KinderMom #KinderSmiles

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    This is my KIND(er) of month! Why? Well, I love spring, and hopefully April is the month when we finally see spring come to Ottawa (and so many other parts of Canada!). I also love this April because it is the celebration of two things I love to do –...
  15. Three Wacky And Wonderful Ways To Recycle Less And Reuse More!

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      Want to recycle less and reuse more? Try saving your cardboard! It’s already a great product to recycle, but have you ever thought about how you could reuse it at home? Cardboard for kids is somewhat akin to pots and pans for babies and toddlers. You can buy them...


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