The Merry Makers Market at the Pitchfork Company

Looking for a unique gift idea? Join the Pitchfork Company December 4 to 11 at the Merry Makers Market and experience handcrafted artisan work, healthy treats and holiday sweets. The event will feature more than 20 talented artists who are eager to show off their crafts and treasures, which include everything from ceramics to hand-crafted […]

Christmas crafts at Arts on Queen

This holiday season, Arts on Queen will be featuring handcrafted Christmas ornaments created by artist, Margo Hubka. Hubka carefully scours auctions, antique and flea markets in order to source vintage items including tea cups and upcycled materials to create her intricate decorations, each one uniquely named with its own story. Her holiday decorations are as […]

Fun for kids out on the town and at home

Jump, jump, jump, Jim Joe, Shake your head and nod your head And tap your toe. Around and around and around you go, You find a little partner and you jump Jim Joe! This is a great singing game for little ones; the actions are self-explanatory. You can find this and more on Kathy Reid-Naiman […]

Transform old art into new art

Daffy Down Dilly has come to town, in a yellow petticoat and a green gown Children love to paint, especially the younger ones who will paint through a stack of paper in a few minutes. There’s only so much room on a fridge and even if you recycle it as wrapping paper, you will probably […]

Lions and lambs for springtime fun

March brings breeze loud and shrill, to stir the dancing daffodil. They also say if March comes in like a lion it goes out like a lamb. Pretty soon it will be March Break and children will have extra time, especially since March can be unpredictable, when the sun shines hot and the wind blows […]

Snow and ice fun for the kiddies

Lives in winter, Dies in summer, And grows with its root upwards. What am I? The answer to the riddle is an icicle. We may not have had enough snow to slide and play in, but we have had enough cold for ice, and children have been having fun skating on the city rinks. Ice […]

Make your own craft supplies – it’s easy

A,B,C & tumble down D, The cats in the cupboard and can’t see me! Now that the big kids are heading back to school, have some fun in the kitchen with the littles! You don’t have to buy paint or play doh, you can easily make it and create another fun activity while you’re at […]