#VirtuallyVancouver – Educational Travel Experiences for Kids

With weeks of self-isolation behind us and a few more still to come, we understand that children might be feeling a touch of cabin fever, so we’ve compiled some Vancouver-based resources and activities to keep them entertained.

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#VirtuallyVancouver – Educational Travel Experiences for Kids

Colour Your Vancouver Adventure 

A colouring experience that celebrates the city of Vancouver.

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Colour Your Vancouver Adventure 

Watch a livestream of the Cultch’s MINE tonight and tomorrow!

Maiko Yamamoto and her son Hokuto. Tim Matheson photo.

 

While theatre has effectively shut down, the Cultch is going on with the show—or at least, a live stream of the show.

Originally scheduled for March 18-22 at the Cultch Historic Theatre in East Vancouver, MINE is an exploration of gaming from the perspective of mother/son relationships. The Cultch is streaming the show again (the first live stream was last night, March 19) tonight and tomorrow. Find out more about the show and how/where to watch below.

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Watch a livestream of the Cultch’s MINE tonight and tomorrow!

5 things to do with bored kids this spring break in Vancouver

Spring Break Vancouver 2020

Image courtesy of どこでもいっしょ | Flickr.com

“I’m bored” are some of the most dreaded words for any parent, especially with two/three weeks stretching ahead during spring break.

If you’re visiting Vancouver or staying in town as a local with kids, spring break can be a long stretch of time of keeping your children entertained. Got a bored kid on your hands? Take a look at some of the fun things you can do with kids this spring break in Vancouver!

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5 things to do with bored kids this spring break in Vancouver

Family activities at this weekend’s Fan Expo Vancouver

With BC Family Day long weekend approaching, what better way than to spend it with nerds of all ages at the annual Fan Expo Vancouver? There are family rates, and kids under six get in free (kids from six-10 too, just go to the end of the post to see how you can get a coupon).

This year’s event takes place from Feb. 15-17, Sat-Mon, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. It features a full range of celebrity guests and comic-book creators (find out more here), cosplayers, exhibitors and more. Read on to learn about the Family Zone and see some great pics from previous Fan Expos.

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Family activities at this weekend’s Fan Expo Vancouver

Sonic the Hedgehog to Help Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games

In 2010, the Richmond Olympic Oval hosted some of the fastest athletes in the world. In 2020 the Oval will welcome the fastest hedgehog on the planet; SONIC THE HEDGEHOG!

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Sonic the Hedgehog to Help Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games

Five reasons to visit the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in February

This Saturday, Feb 8, the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre presents Nikkei Mubi: Japanese Canadian Home Movies from the 1930s-70s.

The screening offers a rare glimpse into the personal and public lives of Japanese Canadians from the 1930s to the 1970s on the West Coast, throughout Canada, and abroad.

But that’s only one reason to visit the museum this month. Find out more below.

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Five reasons to visit the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in February