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10 Amazing Father’s Day Gift Ideas!

June 14th, 2017

Father’s Day is right around the corner and there are probably some kids in your life that are excited to celebrate. Sometimes choosing the right gift idea can be difficult. Do you choose a homemade or store bought gift? Should it be something funny or sentimental? Does dad really want a tie??? We’ve gathered ten Father’s Day gift ideas to inspire your family. 1. BBQ recipe book. Spend time scouring the Internet and assemble some primo BBQ recipes. Once you’ve got some great ones, compile them together into a custom recipe book. Consider adding original art to fill in the...

3 Ways to Have a Winning Long-Weekend BBQ!

May 18th, 2017

Long weekends during the late spring and summer months are the perfect excuse for a backyard barbeque with friends and family. Hosting a BBQ is a great way to catch up with friends, enjoy the outdoors, and eat some amazing food. With a few simple tricks you can change a standard BBQ into a winning long-weekend BBQ! We’ve put together three tips to make your long-weekend one to remember. 1. Theme your BBQ! Add an razzle dazzle to your backyard BBQ and choose an interesting theme. Adding a theme adds a layer of fun and a unifying element to the...

4 Ways to Embrace the Force this May the Fourth!

May 3rd, 2017

May the Fourth has quickly become an international day to celebrate everything Star Wars. A play on the words, "May the force be with you", fans across the globe now celebrate May the Fourth as a holiday by dressing up, having movie marathons, playing Star Wars related games, and attending Star Wars events. To get you inspired to join the fun, we’ve gathered four out of this world ways you can celebrate May the Fourth with your family. From our Kidoodle.TV family to yours, “May the fourth be with you!” 1. Use the Force - Make a pool noodle light sabre There’s nothing more...

Getting Crafty at Easter

April 11th, 2017

Bunnies, eggs, and chocolate, oh my! That's right, it's almost Easter and our houses are buzzing with excitement. At Kidoodle.TV, we love to find ways that allow families to spend time together, especially if it involves being crafty or creative. We put on our design caps and created some fun coloring sheets and crafts for your family to enjoy. Keep reading to see all of the printables we've rounded up... Candy Cone Collecting chocolate Easter eggs and other candies is usually a highlight for most kids, so we’ve created an Easter treat holder. But this isn’t just any old treat holder......

6 Reasons Why Theatre is Great for Kids

March 21st, 2017

Whether it’s sports, music, art, or another activity, as parents, we want to support our children's interests. Different hobbies offer children different benefits. The performing arts are a great way for young people to meet friends, build self-confidence, and learn about literature. In honour of World Theatre Day (March 27th), we pulled together six reasons why participating in theatre is great for kids. 1) It builds empathy & compassion Theatre portrays many different types of people with many different types of lives. Observing the unique ways people experience life allows us to get a better understanding of what other people go through and helps to...

3 Saint Patrick’s Day Activities for Your Little Leprechauns

March 14th, 2017

You don’t need Irish luck to have fun on Saint Patrick’s Day. Try these fun activities with your family this March 17th! 1) Discover a rainbow Rainbows are synonymous with little leprechauns and pots of gold and they provide a great theme for some St. Paddy’s fun. You can also use the topic of rainbows as a way to teach some science! That’s right, rainbows are great introductions to the color wheel, the light spectrum and other fun science themed crafts. Little Bins For Little Hands has some great activities that are perfect for children eager to know more about the scientific world....

5 Ways to Show Kindness on Pink Shirt Day

February 22nd, 2017

February 22nd, 2017 is Pink Shirt Day! You may be asking yourself, “what the heck is Pink Shirt Day?” Well, it all started with David Shepherd, Travis Price and their teenage friends in Canada a few years ago. After witnessing a new Grade 9 boy who was being bullied because he wore a pink shirt to school, the teenagers organized a protest to wear pink in sympathy with bullied student. That evening they went to a local discount store, bought 50 pink tank tops, and sent out a message to other students. The next morning they distributed the pink shirts...

14 Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

February 9th, 2017

Valentine’s Day is about love, kindness, and sweethearts! Although, traditionally a day for adults to celebrate everything cupid there are plenty of opportunities to get the whole family into the fun. The Kidoodle.TV team has rounded up 14 fun ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Bake heart shaped cookies. Nothing brings out the love like a little baking. Make Valentine inspired cookies and share them with those you love. Make handmade Valentines. Instead of using store bought Valentines, consider making your own. Use these as inspiration. Give free hugs. Talk to your child’s teacher and set up a “Free Hug” booth. This...

10 Ways to Spend Time with Family over the Holidays!

December 23rd, 2016

While the little ones are on holiday break, chances are they’re itching to have fun and hopefully spend time with family. As a parent, it’s sometimes tough to find a balance between what needs to be done around the house, preparing for the holidays, and actually taking the time to connect with family. So, we’ve rounded up ten fun ways to spend time with your family over the holidays to remind you of all the fun things you can do together! 1. Crafts! Spend time working on a holiday craft. It’s a great way to hang out with your family...

Color the Holidays with these Coloring Sheets!

December 14th, 2016

School is almost out for the holidays and children are buzzing with anticipation. A fun and simple way to keep kids entertained is with coloring sheets. Luckily, the Kidoodle.TV team has fun (and free) Christmas themed coloring sheets for your family. Encourage your family to "color the holidays" with these themed printables. Simply click on the images below for a downloadable (and printable) .pdf. “Ho, Ho, Ho!” Santa is getting ready for the holiday fun. “Family Photo” The whole North Pole gang get together for a family photo! We want to see all of the great coloring work from your family....