Keep Your Kids Busy On The PA Day With These Activities

Arts & Crafts, Movies, Nature Walks and More!

Still trying to figure out how to keep the kids busy with no school on Friday (January 25th)? Here’s a list of ideas to help keep them busy and make your life a little easier.

1. Colourful Collage- MacLaren Art Centre

The MacLaren Art Centre is hosting a day for creativity. Participants will be encouraged to create a mixed-media collage full of dynamic colors and shapes using a variety of painted and found materials.

Cost: $78 for general public, $70.20 for MacLaren members

Registration: Click here.

2. From the Toy Box- Collingwood Museum

Kids will have the chance to make their own toys and explore what kids used to do for fun in the past. The event will run from 9 am-12 pm.

Cost: $12/child, $10/museum member

Registration: Click here.

3. Camp at Wye Marsh

Wye Marsh offers programming for PA day camps that encourage a love of nature and understanding of the world. Kids are provided with activities that are not only fun but also educational. Contact the Marsh for further details on day camp activities.

Cost: FREE

Registration: Click here.

4. PA Movie- Barrie Public Library Painswick Branch

Drop-in at the Barrie Public Library (Painswick Branch) for a viewing of The Incredibles 2. Admission is FREE. The movie will run from 2:30 pm-4:30 pm.

5. PA Day Camp & Drop-In Play-Kaleidoscoppe Play Centre

Kaleidoscoppe has a full day of fun scheduled for this PA day from 9 am-7 pm. Activities include contests, games, Lego, bubble dance and more. Kids can be dropped off for a few hours or the full day.

For more info and to reserve you child’s spot call: (705) 503-7529

6. PA Day Camp- Barrie Taekwondo Club

This PA day camp includes outdoor and indoor activities, taekwondo and an afternoon movie. The event will run from 9 am-4 pm.

Cost: $49 for the day, sibling discounts available

Registration: Call 705-730-0006

7. PA Day Camp- Barrie Kempettes Gymnastics Club

The day camp is available for children 5 years and up and will include arts & crafts, games, activities and lots of gymnastics. Before and after care is also available for an additional fee.

Cost: $48/day

Registration: Call (705) 726-0370