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How To Go Hatchimal Crazy… Without Even Buying One!
How To Go Hatchimal Crazy… Without Even Buying One!

Hi Friends! Welcome to the Hatchimal Craze! Yes, this is a Craze and just like Frozen and the 80’s Cabbage Patch Kids, it will eventually calm down. It will be available everywhere and every Child will be sick of them!

My two Kids toss everything to the side. When they asked me for a Hatchimal, I said “NO!” If they begged me daily I may have caved, but asking me twice doesn’t cut it! They really won’t play with it after a few days. Once the novelty wears off, our toys collect dust.

Now a lot of people geniunely want to get one for their kids. The current problem is there are NONE to buy. Unless you call wasting your hard earned money to pay people who inflate the price 3x the amount.

Here are ways you can go Hatchimal Crazy and save your money!


 

1. DOWNLOAD THE FREE APP
That gives you everything you get from Hatchimals and more! and best of all it’s FREE.

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Hatch’ems provides all the fun of real Hatchimals with nurturing, touch, calmly talking to the egg, and tilting the device.. with the added bonus of collecting! There’s over 50 Hatch’ems to collect!
It’s been co-created by kids and approved by kids.

Get the app on iOS and Google Play
iOS App Store – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hatchems/id1176712898?ls=1&mt=8
Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.applauz.hatchems&hl=en
Website – http://hatch-ems.com
Facebook Page – http://facebook.com/hatchems

Can you hatch’em all?
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How To Play
Hatch’ems love attention. Pet them, talk to them and listen to their needs. View the in app Tips for a detailed guide to caring for your Hatch’ems.


2. MAKE YOUR OWN HATCHIMAL CRAFT
Create your own adorable little Hatchimals and eggs using items you can find at the Dollar Store.
www.entertainkidsonadime.com/2016/12/18/make-your-own-hatchimal
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3. COLOUR A HATCHIMAL SHEET
You will find colouring and activities on the Spin Master Website!

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After you have tried all of these options, maybe your Child won’t ask you for a Hatchimal. They may be over it!

Contest: Win A Wacky Tacky Sweater (24 Hour Contest)
Contest: Win A Wacky Tacky Sweater (24 Hour Contest)

CONTEST: Win A Personalized Wacky Tacky Kid’s Sweater

My first ever Admin on the Facebook Group “Entertain Kids On A Dime” Jennifer has created a very cute kid’s novelty business. She has created personal holiday sweaters for Children. One lucky Child is going to get an adorable personalized Wacky Tacky Holiday Sweater! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Chrismukah, or Kwanzaa, she can make one for you!

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW (You will need Facebook)

1) “LIKE” THE WACKY TACKY KID’S SWEATERS FACEBOOK PAGE
https://www.facebook.com/wackytackykidssweaters

2) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime/)

3) Once you have completed steps 1-& 2, you will write “WACKY TACKY” into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

(If you are already in her group, skip this step)

The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

(YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL STEPS ABOVE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE CONTEST)

THE PRIZE:
One Child’s Personalized Wacky Tacky Sweater. Can be done for Christmas, Chanukah, Chrismukah, or Kwanzaa. Pick up must be in Vaughan or a small shipping charge will apply.

Contest Details: The contest closes on  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 6pm. The winner will be announced that night. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook (so check your “others” folder).

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.


ABOUT KID’S WACKY TACKY SWEATERS

Wacky Tacky Kid’s Sweaters are custom & made to order. We supply holiday sweaters to accommodate your needs. These Special Days Include: Birthdays, Hanukkah, Christmas, Chrismukah, Kwanzaa, Valentine’s Day, Easter, Passover, St. Patty’s Day, Halloween, New Years Eve, New Baby Announcement, and MORE …

For more information, go to: https://www.facebook.com/wackytackykidssweaters

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Make Your Own Hatchimal
Make Your Own Hatchimal

How To Make Your Own Hatchimal

Here’s a DIY activity and it will help you save some money!
For those of you who can’t find a Hatchimal, here is a great craft for you.

We created a Draggle Hatchimal. I choose it because I found socks in the same colours.

What you need to Make A Draggle Hatchimal
All items can be found at the Dollarama

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For The Hatchimal
•2 Large Foam Balls
•2 Different Colour fluffy socks
•Large googley eyes (we used coloured)
•Glue Gun
•Permanent Marker
•Foam coloured paper

For the Egg
•1 Balloon
•White tissue paper (large pieces)
•Tape
•Elmers White Glue
•Permanent markers
•Paint Brush
•Plastic or Paper cup

Hatchimal Directions
1. Take the two foam balls and cut a tiny piece off the end for each one, so it is flat.

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2. Glue one of the balls on the flat bottom to the circular side of the other ball. Let it dry. 

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3. Put the sock over the balls and pull it tightly over them.

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4. Cut off the remainder of the sock and glue it to cover the whole bottom of the Hatchimal.

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5. Glue on the eyes.
6. Using your foam paper, cut out two wings and two rain drops (for the beak). Glue them in place.

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7. Cut a patch of the other colour sock and glue it to the stomach of your Hatchimal.

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Egg Directions
1. Blow up a balloon and place it in a cup.

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2. Mix Elmers white glue with water in a cup or bowl.

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3. Paint the balloon with the glue mix, and stick the tissue over it. Make about 4 layers (You can dry it with a hair dryer to speed up the process).

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4. Pop the balloon and from the bottom of your egg, and draw coloured dots with permanent markers. 
5. Place your Hatchimal in the bottom of the egg (You may have to rip it open a little).
6. Tape up the rip on the bottom of your Egg.

To Hatch
Just shake it up and rip it open!

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Congrats you just made a Hatchimal and saved money! I bet 1 in 3 kids leave them in the house collecting dust within two days.

You can thank me later!

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DECEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (December 16-18)
DECEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (December 16-18)

 

 

 


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**FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Frozen Fridays (Newmarket)
6pm-9pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
200 Doug Duncan Drive
Newmarket, ON

Join us every Friday evening for lights, music, treats, outdoor skating and train rides on the Tim Horton’s Express Train. Train rides will also be available on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. until January 8, 2017. Please note train rides will not be available on December 25 or January 1. Train rides are weather permitting and free of charge.

http://www.newmarket.ca/ThingsToDo/Pages/Recreation%20and%20Culture/Events/Winter-Wonderland.aspx

*Holiday Fair (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St West
Toronto, ON

In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 8th – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is guaranteed to become a Toronto holiday tradition.
Whether you’re looking for that unique, perfect gift, taking the family for an afternoon of skating and festive fun, stopping by for some lunch and shopping, or enjoying a romantic evening drink at the ice bar, Holiday Fair in the Square has something for everyone.
Family Fun:
Interconnected by a dazzling display of festive holiday lights, the Holly Jolly Midway is designed for children and adults alike. With rides like the classic carrousel and tea cups, the Midway offers something for everyone.
Guests are welcomed into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa, meet an elf or two and build a stuffed toy. Guests are not obligated to purchase a picture with Santa, every child will have the opportunity to meet with Santa free of charge.
The winter holiday season is an exciting time and the Fair in the Square is the perfect place to appreciate the wealth of diverse talents our city has to offer. Featuring an exciting array of Toronto professional and community performers, the mix of festive entertainment and original artistry will give visitors of all ages an exciting entertainment experience.
Supporting Epilepsy Toronto

www.fairinthesquare.ca

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (FREE)
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holiday season at Evergreen’s Winter Village at the Brick Works! Enjoy the new Street Food Market, find unique gifts, shop the Farmers Market and play outdoors all throughout December.
Admission is free!
Eat Local • Shop Local • Play Local

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/wintervillage

*Holiday Market (Toronto)
3pm-9pm
Join us for seasonal and artisan vendors, sweet treats, live entertainment and a strolling Santa.
Weekends in December, leading up to Christmas.

http://www.cfshops.com/shops-at-don-mills/news-events/events/holiday-market-.html

*Christmas Movies at the Fort (Niagara Falls)
7pm-10pm
Old Fort Erie
350 Lakeshore Road
Fort Erie, ON

Throughout 2016, Niagara Parks Heritage will be presenting specially selected films at our historic Old Fort Erie. Featuring award-winning classics and culturally important recent releases, all presented in our grand and storied venue. You won’t just be watching history, you’ll be living it.
Doors open 30 minutes before showings. Drinks, popcorn and light snacks available for purchase.

December 16 – Home Alone

http://www.oldforterie.com

 


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**SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17,  2016**

* Family Favourites Movie (All Over Ontario)
11am
Cineplex Movie Theatres
Various Locations

Movie:  

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend wit

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites?gclid=CJ_fvubOysoCFQ6IaQodbBkFCw

* Kid’s Club Crafts (All Over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Michaels Art Store
All Over Ontario

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in. Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30 am. See a store associate to join the fun! Parents must remain on premises during the event.

http://canada.michaels.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-MichaelsCanada-Site/en_CA/Page-Show?cid=store-events

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Santa’s Wonderland (Vaughan) (FREE)
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive

The Magic Returns this Holiday Season at Bass Pro Shops
Join us for our annual Santa’s Wonderland in Store daily
Receive a free photo with Santa
Free Crafts, Games and Activities

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?appID=94&catalogId=10051&storeID=11&storeId=10151

*Christmas Craft Market (Thornhill)
8pm-1:30pm
Toronto Waldorf School
9100 Bathurst St, Unit 1
Thornhill, ON

The Village Market’s Christmas Craft Market will feature Waldorf-style dolls and gnomes, wooden peg dolls, knitted gift items, beeswax candles, handmade soap, as well as crafts from Tibet and Nepal. The event will take place upstairs in the Toronto Waldorf School lobby, while the regular Saturday morning Village Market, featuring local organic farmers, bakers, and prepared food, takes place as usual downstairs. There will also be children’s activities such as FREE face painting (10 am to 1 am) , two FREE performances of a puppet play (10:30 am and 11:30 am), and live music, both from Toronto Waldorf School music students, and from local folksinger / guitarist Cameron Birnie. FREE admission. FREE parking.

http://villagemarket.ca/events.htm

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (FREE)
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holiday season at Evergreen’s Winter Village at the Brick Works! Enjoy the new Street Food Market, find unique gifts, shop the Farmers Market and play outdoors all throughout December.
Admission is free!
Eat Local • Shop Local • Play Local

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/wintervillage

*Holiday Fair (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St West
Toronto, ON

In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 8th – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is guaranteed to become a Toronto holiday tradition.
Whether you’re looking for that unique, perfect gift, taking the family for an afternoon of skating and festive fun, stopping by for some lunch and shopping, or enjoying a romantic evening drink at the ice bar, Holiday Fair in the Square has something for everyone.

Family Fun:
Interconnected by a dazzling display of festive holiday lights, the Holly Jolly Midway is designed for children and adults alike. With rides like the classic carrousel and tea cups, the Midway offers something for everyone.
Guests are welcomed into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa, meet an elf or two and build a stuffed toy. Guests are not obligated to purchase a picture with Santa, every child will have the opportunity to meet with Santa free of charge.

The winter holiday season is an exciting time and the Fair in the Square is the perfect place to appreciate the wealth of diverse talents our city has to offer. Featuring an exciting array of Toronto professional and community performers, the mix of festive entertainment and original artistry will give visitors of all ages an exciting entertainment experience.
Supporting Epilepsy Toronto

www.fairinthesquare.ca

*Make Your Own Gift Wrap (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Palmerston Library
560 Palmerston Avenue, Toronto, ON

Come in for a special holiday craft and make your own gift wrap!

For ages 5 and up or younger children with adult help. Space is limited. For more information and to register, please call Palmerston branch at 416-393-7680.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT250099&R=EVT250099

*Holiday Card Workshop (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
High Park Library
228 Roncesvalles Avenue
Toronto, ON

Impress your friends and family this holiday with greeting cards made by you. All materials provided. All ages welcome.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT269280&R=EVT269280

*Christmas Tree Craft (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Burrows Hall Library
1081 Progress Avenue
Toronto, ON

Fun hour of crafts and stories for children and their parents or caregivers. Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or to take home!
For children of all ages.

To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

*The Elves and the Shoemaker Puppet Show (Toronto)
11am-11:30am
Runnymede Library
2178 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Join us for a puppetry rendition of the classic tale, “The Elves and the Shoemaker.”
For children ages 4 and up. No registration required.

*Winter Water Show (Etobicoke)
10am-12pm
Etobicoke Olympium
590 Rathburn Rd., Etobicoke
Etobicoke, ON

Olympium Synchro Club’s Winter Water Show will showcase for the first time the new routines of all programs, from recreational right through to our Masters teams. This annual celebration is always fun for family, friends and the local community. Admission is $5 for adults, kids get in free.

www.olympiumsynchro.com/event/ossc-winter-watershow

*Councillor Campbell Skating Party (Etobicoke)
2:15pm-3:45pm
Westway Outdoor Rink
175 The Westway
Etobicoke, ON

Come join us for some holiday cheer! Bring your skates and a helmet, grab a friend or two, and enjoy a free public skate with us! Hot chocolate, prizes, music and more (while supplies last).

councillor_campbell@toronto.ca

 

*Gingerbread Kids Christmas (Stoney Creek)
12pm-4pm
Erland Lee Museum
552 Ridge Road
Stoney Creek, ON

Children ages 3-9 are invited to the Erland Lee Museum (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek) for a day of Holiday fun! The program starts at 12:30 or 2:00pm, and runs approximately 1.5 hours. We are offering the program on November 27, December 4, 17, and 18. There will be lots of fun activities including stories, games, crafts, and treats all relating to that tasty Christmas treat–Gingerbread! Admission is $5 per child (accompanying adults are free).

905-662-2691

*Santa’s Wonderland (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
300 taylor Road
Niagara on the Lake, ON

Join us every day from now until Christmas Eve for fun in Santa’s Wonderland!
FREE 4X6 photos with Santa (with additional photos for sale)
FREE Crafts daily
FREE hands on kids exhibits/toys
FREE Letters to Santa & Adult Wishlists

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&appID=94&storeID=96&tab=3&cm_sp=Store082Oct2014_RD

*Character Meet & Greets (Mississauga)
10am-1pm
Toys”R”Us
3150 Argentia Rd
Mississauga, ON

Get a chance to meet your favourite characters – PJ Masks (Catboy, Owlette and Gekko), Peppa Pig, PAW Patrol (Chase & Marshall) and Jett from Super Wings – at participating Toys”R”Us stores!
No ticket necessary. Don’t forget your camera and make sure to arrive early as photo ops are available on a first come, first serve bases.
The full event schedule is available at www.toysrus.ca/events.


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**SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18,  2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.
•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Santa’s Wonderland (Vaughan) (FREE)
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive

The Magic Returns this Holiday Season at Bass Pro Shops
Join us for our annual Santa’s Wonderland in Store daily
Receive a free photo with Santa
Free Crafts, Games and Activities

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?appID=94&catalogId=10051&storeID=11&storeId=10151

*Gingerbread Cookie Decorating (Markham)
9am-12pm
The Lucky 20 Cafe and Bakery
#10 Greensborough Village Circle #16
Markham, ON

Join us for our second community event. Moms and dads, bring your kids to Lucky 20 Cafe to decorate gingerbread kids cookies and get their hand or face painted. $5 per kid. There will also be samples of our Portuguese natas, cheese and freshly baked bread.

*Holiday Fair (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St West
Toronto, ON

In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 8th – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is guaranteed to become a Toronto holiday tradition.
Whether you’re looking for that unique, perfect gift, taking the family for an afternoon of skating and festive fun, stopping by for some lunch and shopping, or enjoying a romantic evening drink at the ice bar, Holiday Fair in the Square has something for everyone.

Family Fun:
Interconnected by a dazzling display of festive holiday lights, the Holly Jolly Midway is designed for children and adults alike. With rides like the classic carrousel and tea cups, the Midway offers something for everyone.
Guests are welcomed into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa, meet an elf or two and build a stuffed toy. Guests are not obligated to purchase a picture with Santa, every child will have the opportunity to meet with Santa free of charge.

The winter holiday season is an exciting time and the Fair in the Square is the perfect place to appreciate the wealth of diverse talents our city has to offer. Featuring an exciting array of Toronto professional and community performers, the mix of festive entertainment and original artistry will give visitors of all ages an exciting entertainment experience.
Supporting Epilepsy Toronto

www.fairinthesquare.ca

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (FREE)
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holiday season at Evergreen’s Winter Village at the Brick Works! Enjoy the new Street Food Market, find unique gifts, shop the Farmers Market and play outdoors all throughout December.
Admission is free!
Eat Local • Shop Local • Play Local

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/wintervillage

*Santa Sunday (Etobicoke)
12pm-3pm
Boston Pizza Queensway
1602 The Queensway
Etobicoke, ON

Santa Clause will be coming to Boston Pizza on the Queensway to take pictures with children! In addition, if you bring in a non-perishable food item, you will receive a FREE kids meal. Boston Pizza will also have $6.00 individual sized pizza’s and $6.00 boston sized pints of Bud, so parents can enjoy the day too!

416 201-9555

*Lunch with Santa (Oakville)
1pm-3pm
Boston Pizza (Dundas & Neyagawa)
499 Dundas St W
Oakville, ON

Santa Claus is coming to BOSTON PIZZA (OAKVILLE: Dundas & Neyagawa)”

Take a photo with Santa & receive a gift from him
– $4.99 Kids Meals
Colouring Contest (please hand in you colouring sheet into the host)

https://www.facebook.com/Boston-Pizza-Dundas-Neyagawa-810193885788466/

*Old-Fashioned Christmas Traditions (Burlington)
1pm-4pm
Ireland House Museum
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Go back in time to learn how the Ireland family would have decorated their home and celebrated the Christmas season! We will be taking a tour of the historic home and learning about old-fashioned ornaments, making traditional Christmas crafts, and stringing cranberries and popcorn on a tree!
Winter Weekends are running on Sundays throughout December at Ireland House Museum from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The cost is $10/child. To register, please visit our website or call 905-332-9888.

http://museumsofburlington.com/camp_registrations/new?camp_id=85

*Gingerbread Kids Christmas (Stoney Creek)
12pm-4pm
Erland Lee Museum
552 Ridge Road
Stoney Creek, ON

Children ages 3-9 are invited to the Erland Lee Museum (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek) for a day of Holiday fun! The program starts at 12:30 or 2:00pm, and runs approximately 1.5 hours. We are offering the program on November 27, December 4, 17, and 18. There will be lots of fun activities including stories, games, crafts, and treats all relating to that tasty Christmas treat–Gingerbread! Admission is $5 per child (accompanying adults are free).

905-662-2691

*Santa’s Wonderland (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
300 taylor Road
Niagara on the Lake, ON

Join us every day from now until Christmas Eve for fun in Santa’s Wonderland!
FREE 4X6 photos with Santa (with additional photos for sale)
FREE Crafts daily
FREE hands on kids exhibits/toys
FREE Letters to Santa & Adult Wishlists

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&appID=94&storeID=96&tab=3&cm_sp=Store082Oct2014_RD

*Country Christmas (Kitchener)
11am-4pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road
Kitchener, ON

Enjoy a Christmas in the country from the last turn of the century. A great way to celebrate this holiday season!
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride, let the little ones meet Father Christmas, sing along with Christmas carols and enjoy the sites and sounds of a Christmas past.
Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students, $5 Children, Children four and under free, all admissions plus HST.

http://www.waterlooregionmuseum.com/upcoming-events/

*Lunch With Santa (Brampton)
12pm-3pm
Boston Pizza Kennedy & Steels
65 Resolution Drive
Brampton, ON

He’s coming to town!!!!
Join us for lunch with Santa!
Come have lunch at Boston Pizza Kennedy & Steels!
Get your photo taken with Santa, receive a present from Santa
Colouring Contest & More!

schoutena@bostonpizza.com


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CONTEST: WIN DISNEY ON ICE TICKETS
CONTEST: WIN DISNEY ON ICE TICKETS

The wonderful people at the Peachy Buy are giving away 4 DISNEY ON ICE to use THIS Christmas Break to one lucky family. 

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW:
1) Subscribe to Peachy Buy at http://www.peachybuy.com. You put in your email and city.
(If you have already subscribed to this site, skip this step)

2) “LIKE” Peachy Buy’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/peachybuy
(If you have already like this page, skip this step).

3) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime)

4) Go on The Entertain Kids On A Dime Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime and find the OFFICIAL PINNED POST at the top of the page and you will write “PEACHY” into the comment thread. (On a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

THE PRIZE: The giveaway is for one lucky winner to receive four free vouchers to see Disney on Ice in Toronto, during the week of December 27-30th.

Contest Details: The contest closes on Sunday, December 18, at 7pm. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook.

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.

GOODLUCK!!!


TORONTO DISNEY ON ICE PEACHY BUY DEAL:

DISNEY ON ICE PROMO CODE FROM PEACHYBUY.com!

Ticketmaster.ca promo code PEACHDOI will save you up to $11 per seat to Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Rogers Centre Toronto this holiday season!

With promo code PEACHDOI, $28 seats are discounted to $17 and $45 seats are discounted to $35 (additional ticketmaster fees still apply).

Valid for select performances (see below)

Redeem code here: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/venueartist/131114/1638731

Valid performances:
Dec. 24 @4pm
Dec. 25@4pm
Dec. 26@12pm
Dec.29@4pm
Dec.31@12pm
Jan. 1@4pm

* HURRY SEATS SELLING OUT FAST!

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Pop Events Toy Sale!
Pop Events Toy Sale!

Are you looking to find some great gifts and save some money?
Pop Events is having their annual holiday toy sale. It is a great place to stalk up on gifts.

I was over there myself to get some last minute Birthday Gifts.
The sale itself isn’t large but their products are good, and they have something for everyone!

The best part of all is that a lot of their products are pre-wrapped so you do not have to worry about waiting in line at a toy store or wrapping it yourself.

My Favourite Picks I Found
Here are some of my favourite items that I found there!

Infantino Lights & Sounds Musical Touch Pad (Ages 9 months and up)
This has lights and sounds and is a touch pad!
I wish this one was around when my kid’s were small.

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* Fisherprice Little People- Disney Princess Belle’s Cottage (1.5-5 years)
Place the horse on the hill and give it a light tap, and it goes “klippity klop” right down. No batteries needed.
We have one of the other versions of this toy, and both my kids love it.

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ALEX Sk8 Deck Wall Art
Your child will not get hurt on this skateboard. It has no wheels. They get to colour the deck and can display it on their dresser or wall.

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The Great Maestro Show
75 magic tricks in one box!
Let your kids entertain you for hours with this gift!

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Snow Boogie Snow Board
This is a beginner snowboard and is 95cm and can hold up to 100 pounds.

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Beauty Bag
For only $5 you get 2 beauty bags! Yes I said 2 and they are not small! I gave one to my daughter and kept the other. What a great idea. Perfect for travelling or a trip to the gym.

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Where Is The Sale?
Pop Events Group is located on 146 St. Regis Cres South near Downsview Park. The nearest intersection is Keele and Sheppard.

Sale Hours of Operation
Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday to Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 5pm

The SALE RUNS UNTIL December 24, 2016!

Make sure to LIKE them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/PopToyPartyServices

http://www.popevents.ca


 

 

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Entertain Kids On A Dime New Years Event!
Entertain Kids On A Dime New Years Event!

Join the Entertain Kids On A Dime Gang as we ring in the New Year on Saturday, December 31st from 5:30pm-8pm at The Wreckroom in Woodbridge (Behind the Peekaboo Daycare)!

For the same price as dinner and a movie you will have an amazing, memorable night and your kid’s will be zonked.

Your ticket will include:
-Unlimited tokens for the arcade
-Play in the lazer room, toddler play room, indoor playground, and rock climbing
*Magic Show with Magic by Art-Attack
*Visit by Chase from Paw Patrol & Cinderella (from Your Treasured Moments)
-2 Slices of Pizza per person, drinks, and a snack
-Swag bags with goodies
-New Years Eve Countdown

Besides The Above List, Why Is This Event Going To Be So Awesome?
1) We are filling up the venue only half of its capacity to keep it roomy for the guests.
2) The Wreckroom is only 3 months old and it is very spotless.
3) This venue does not not offer drop in and play. They only take private party bookings only.

*SPACE IS LIMITED! Don’t Miss Out On The Fun!

Cost:
$29.92 per person (including taxes and fees)
Kids Under 1 are FREE

Get your tickets here: https://ekoadnewyears.eventbrite.ca

*Please note, if you don’t eat pizza, you can bring in your own nut free food. Your ticket cost will still be the same, as we have a sponsored donor covering the pizza.

 

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GOLD SPONSOR
Walt Orthodontics (Vaughan)

 

SILVER SPONSOR
Flores Renos Inc. (Richmond Hill)

 

BRONZE SPONSORS
Your Life In Print

Glama Gal DIY Spa Party
Glama Gal DIY Spa Party

Glama Gal Tween Spa rocks for so many reasons. Besides their amazing parties at their 9 locations, and their mobile Spa, they are now offering a take home party box that allows you to throw a memorable “Do It Yourself party” and save some money in the process.

My sweet daughter Brooklyn just had her 7th birthday party at our home. We purchased the take home spa box from the Glama Gal Vaughan location. The party was so successful and the kids loved it.

I was crazy and invited all of the girls in Brooklyn’s grade 2 class. On top of that, she has cousins and neighbours and I ended up with 26 kids. Yes, I know I am nuts!

The Glama Gal kit is made for ten kids. If you plan to make a party for 20 kids, then you just double it!

What is the benefit of purchasing items from Glama Gal?
I have 4 great reasons.
1) Natural and paraben free
2) High quality
3) Smells amazing
4) The kids love it

Here are the items that I purchased in the spa take home kit.
The one listed below is for 10 kids.

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Includes:
•10 Piece Nail Polish Kit
•20 Mini tablet bath bombs
•Regular Size Glam Lab Lotion
•Regular Size Sugar Scrub- 3 scoops
•10 Nail Files Disposable
•Glama Gal Facial Mask
•10 Headbands for facial Mask

The cost for 10 kids is $109.

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Here is what I bought to accompany the Glama Gal kit.

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•1 Pack of face blending sponges (to apply the face mask)
•1 Pack of cotton pads (to clean off the face mask)
•Plastic bowls (to put water in for the manicure)

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•Sliced cucumbers (for eyes for facial)

My daughter’s party theme was a slumber party. Of course I am not insane to let 26 girls sleep over. Their parents picked them up after dinner! I had the kids dress in their pajamas.

Since I had so many kids, I also decided to do arts and crafts. I purchased white notebooks and white mini flashlights from Open A Party for the kids to decorate with sharpees. You do NOT have to buy more things. You could play slumber party games or watch a movie instead.

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For Brooklyn’s Party, I created 3 stations.
1)Glama Gal Facial Station
2)Glama Gal Manicure Station
3)Decorate note books and mini flashlights

Instructions:
1) Glama Gal Facial Station
Put down towels on the floor. Put a head band on each of the 3 kids. Have them lay down on their backs.
Pour Glama Gal facial cream on the face blending sponge. Rub the cream all over the child’s face. Discard the sponge.
Put cucumbers on the kids eyes and have them rest for 5 minutes.
In a bowl of water, dip a cotton pad and wipe off the cream. Discard the cotton pad. If there is still cream, repeat this step with a new pad.

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2) Glama Gal Manicure Station
Fill a bowl of water.
Drop in a bath bomb and watch it dissolve.
Add a small amount of scrub and scrub their hands
Put them back in the bowl
Dry with a towel or paper towel
Put lotion on their hands and give them a hand massage
Apply two coats nail polish on their nails

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My sister, sister in law, and cousin helped me run the stations.

Loot Bags
Kids took home:
A Glama Gal mini nail polish
A nail file
Head band
Decorated notebook and flashlight
Personalized lollipops (also from openaparty)

The kids had the best time. I could could tell by the look on their faces plus I got a lot of texts from moms saying their daughters had a lot of fun.

How to order your spa box!
Email: info@glamagalparty.com
Ask for a spa party box (10 kids)
$109+ tax

They will arrange for you to have it ready at your nearest Glama Gal location.

For a list of Glama Gal locations go to: http://www.glamagalparty.com/locations

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CONTEST: Win $100 TOYS R US
CONTEST: Win $100 TOYS R US

CONTEST: Win $100 TOYS R US

BRIGHT CARE INC. is giving away a $100 Toys R Us Gift Card to one lucky family just in time for the holidays!

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW (You will need Facebook)

1) “JOIN” THE BRIGHT CARE FACEBOOK GROUP
https://www.facebook.com/groups/brightcare

2) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime/)

3) Once you have completed steps 1-& 2, you will write “BRIGHT CARE” into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

(If you are already in her group, skip this step)

The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

(YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL STEPS ABOVE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE CONTEST)

THE PRIZE:
$100 Gift Card to Toys R Us to be used at any Canadian Location.

Contest Details: The contest closes on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 6pm. The winner will be announced that night. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook (so check your “others” folder).

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.


ABOUT BRIGHT CARE

Brightcare is an agency specializing in home care recruitment and services for children, elderly and people with disabilities.

They specialize in Child Care, Senior Care, Disability Care and House Keeping.

Here the amazing services that Bright Care offers.

► FREE employer membership on www.brightcare.ca
► CRA Registration for domestic worker account
► Job Bank registration
► All required advertisements are included
► LMIA completion by a RCIC Immigration Consultant/Paralegal/Lawyer
► Documentation to prove labour shortage in Canada
► Pre-screening and interview coordination of candidates
► Candidate selection assistance & interview scheduling
► Resume filtering and sourcing document for LMIA process
► Placement of foreign caregiver/nanny
► *LMIA* Government fee of $1000 included
► WSIB Set-up
► 3 month medical coverage prior to obtaining provincial health care
► Providing the visa and work permit application for the caregiver. (To ensure accuracy and timely processing)
► Plane ticket for the foreign caregiver/nanny
► Airport pick-up and drop-off (only available in Toronto and surrounding areas)
► Medical testing for TB
► Food handling certification
► CPR & First Aide certification
► New hire package for caregiver/nanny (TD1 forms & HRSDC requirements)
► Payroll Services online for the first month provided by Heart Payroll, our partner.
NOTE: Option to continue after paying $39.99 monthly.

For more information, go to: http://brightcare.ca

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Contest: Win $100 Visa Card & $50 To Aroma
Contest: Win $100 Visa Card & $50 To Aroma

CONTEST: Win $100 VISA GIFT CARD & $50 TO AROMA

Maya Fitzpatrick from The Mayahood Blog is giving away a $100 Visa Gift Card and a $50 Gift Card to Aroma to one lucky family! This gift is a $150 Value!

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW (You will need Facebook)

1) “LIKE” THE MAYAHOOD BLOG FACEBOOK GROUP
https://www.facebook.com/Mayahood

2) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime/)

3) Once you have completed steps 1-& 2, you will write “MAYAHOOD BLOG” into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

(If you are already in her group, skip this step)

The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

(YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL STEPS ABOVE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE CONTEST)

THE PRIZE:
Prize Pack Includes:
A $100 Visa Gift Card and a $50 Aroma Gift Card.
Total Value ($150)

Contest Details: The contest closes on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 6pm. The winner will be announced that night. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook (so check your “others” folder).

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.


ABOUT MAYAHOOD BLOG

Six years ago, Maya left the corporate world to become a stay at home mom. Her new bosses are much shorter, more demanding, and often can’t communicate their needs and wants. She started her blog as a creative outlet and to discuss both the ups and downs of parenting. She doesn’t hold back and she always tells it like it is. #MomTruth is her mantra!

Follow along on her family’s adventures in her blog @mayahood (facebook.com/mayahood).
She’s giving away some of her favourite things which include shopping & coffee! Exclusive to EKOD members, enter to win a $100 pre-paid visa gift-card and a $50 Aroma gift-card.

She also recently published her holiday gift-guide which includes great gifts for everyone on your list, including the people who have it all! Check out her post and enter to win some of the items in her gift-guide which retail for approximately $700!! (http://wp.me/p3dEqj-2Go).

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