The weather outside may still be frightful but Calgary has a lot of secrets to share. Insiders know that the best places are ones that keep kids engaged but don’t bore the snowpants off mom and dad. For that reason here are some of the hotspots around Calgary this winter:
It’s the peak of winter in Calgary, which also means it’s about that time where kids and parents alike go just a little bit stir crazy. Add that to the hit that your wallets took during the holiday season, and you’ll be grateful for the budget-friendly tips and family fun ideas in this edition of Calgary on the Cheap! We’ve also got a special treat in store, with guest tips by Julie Van Rosendaal!
Board games can be an exceptional way to expand your thinking, vocabulary or survival skills. Games make excellent gifts for all ages and can be replayed for many years. Nowadays, young children are familiar with computers and the Internet so there are also websites accessible for games like family.ca and disney.go.com, which are best suited for school-aged children. There are also fun interactive websites like fisherprice.com and sesamestreet.org for preschoolers and toddlers.
Tom Brownlee, Owner of Games People Play Inc., located in North Hill Mall, has been selling games for over 20 years and shares his top 10 picks for the best family games.
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