Fun March Break Activities for Every Day of the Week

Are you wracking your brain for activities to do to keep the kids entertained for a whole week this March Break? If you’ve been running out of ideas for what to do while the kids are off of school, we’ve got you covered! Whether you want to stay home or go out, there are so many fun, budget friendly activities for all ages that are both entertaining and educational. We’ve gathered some fun ideas and created a March Break activities guide for every day of the week for you and your family to enjoy so you won’t be hearing “I’m bored” at any point during the week.

Monday

Little girl colouring

If you want to stay in:

  • Do arts and crafts
    • Tap into your creative side with an arts and crafts day. An art project is a great way to connect as a family since you’ll be collaborating to create something together. There are many family art project ideas that don’t require a lot of supplies. You can create a vision board together with items lying around the house or tackle a bigger project that can go up in your home as a memory forever.

If you want to go out:

  • Check out SpringFestTO Fun Park at Markham Fair Grounds
    • SpringFestTo Fun Park is the ultimate March Break destination for families in the GTA. This indoor fun park has children’s entertainment, games, and activities, such as mechanical and inflatable rides, an all new Dinosaur Exhibit, food vendors, arts and crafts, and daily performances by Bounce Entertainment, Doo Doo the International Clown, and the Birds of Prey. They even have an interactive dance party to get everyone singing and dancing. 

Tuesday

A little girl in a tent

If you want to stay in:

  • Go camping in your living room
    • Who says you need to be in the wilderness to go camping? Camping in your living room can be just as fun. To set up the perfect, cozy camp site right at home, you’ll need lots of pillows, blankets, and ambient lighting. And don’t forget the S’mores! You can easily make S’mores at home with this oven baked S’mores recipe.

If you want to go out:

  • Visit the zoo
    • With over 4,000 animals, over 10 km of walking trails, and four tropical pavilions, the Toronto Zoo is the perfect place to spend an entire day with the family. From an enchanted night walk to a private Zoo Expeditionz, there will be different events taking place during March Break, so make sure to stay up to date with their calendar. The Toronto Zoo will also be celebrating the Year of the Tiger with special appearances by their new tiger mascot, as well as a Tiger Shop and special tiger-themed snacks.

Wednesday

Mom and daughter having facials

If you want to stay in:

  • Have a spa day
    • Pamper the family and yourself with a relaxing spa day. You all deserve it! You can set the mood by dimming the lights, putting on some relaxing music, and lighting candles. Then get ready to destress with face masks, massages, manicures, and pedicures. You can also use your at-home spa day as an opportunity to teach the kids about the benefits of meditation with this guided meditation for kids

If you want to go out:

  • Take a day trip to Niagara Falls
    • Niagara Falls in the winter is one of the most beautiful sights to see. The whole family will be mesmerized by the icy pathways and illuminated falls. You can also enjoy a wide range of activities and attractions on Clifton Hill, such as go-karting and ziplining.

Thursday

Parents watching a movie with their two sons

If you want to stay in:

  • Have a movie marathon
    • Create your own at-home theater by gathering the family’s favourite films and popping some popcorn. If you want to discover new movies and shorts, TIFF’s Stay-at-Home Cinema offers an extensive selection of titles. In partnership with Crave, TIFF has curated a selection of films and conversations with special guests that you can screen from home.

If you want to go out:

Friday

Father and Son cooking together

If you want to stay in:

  • Have fun in the kitchen
    • Food is always a great way to bring the family together and you can use your time together to pass along some of your favourite family recipes. Whether you love to cook or bake, get the whole family involved in the kitchen to make something delicious. If you want to learn how to make a new dish together, check out some of these virtual cooking classes in Toronto

If you want to go out:

  • Visit Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada 
    • Located in Toronto, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is the place to go to explore 135,000 square-feet and more than 1.5 million gallons of water with marine and freshwater habitats from around the world. Come face to face with different fish and sea creatures, from barracudas to jelly fish. 

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