1. Calgary Zoo to St. Patrick’s Island (5/6.7- kilometres). With a lagoon for wading, an amazing playground, a grassy hill to climb and roll down, a funky art installation (Bloom), and a pretty bridge to cross, your kids won’t want to leave! My kids call this the “bridge route” as it goes along the river and passes under several bridges and overpasses. You only have to cross the street once, at Baines Bridge, and the path is not as heavily used as other sections of the Bow River Pathway, so it is quite safe and pleasant.
You might think that non-walking babies don’t really need much in a playground - and you’re not wrong. But having been at many playgrounds while my three kids were babies, I can tell you that some playgrounds are much better than others. The playgrounds on this list are great for babies, but they are also playgrounds that older siblings and friends will love.
Moonlite: Award-winning Moonlite is an easy-to-use storybook projector for your mobile phone that turns your child’s favorite storybooks into an immersive and magical experience! It uses the flashlight of your phone to project big, bright, vivid storybook images onto the ceiling or wall. All the words to the story display with the app, along with sound effects, background music, and more to make storytime an immersive and enchanting experience! Purchase at mymoonlite.com.
It’s finally time to spend some quality time outside! While flying kites and going to parks may be all the rage for a few hours, gardening is a great opportunity to let your children grow over the entire summer. Plus, gardening is a great outdoor activity, and it’s something that you can plan and enjoy doing as a family.
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