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Laura-Jane Shouldice (LJ), joined us September 1 and is filling the role of Community Manager, which will include everything from feeding butterflies, to supporting our customers. and working on exciting new partnerships with like-minded brands. 
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Craft projects don’t have to be reserved for summer.  Crafts using elements from nature can happen in any season.  Bird feeders are welcome at any season as birds are migrating in the fall, feeding their young in the spring, or settling in for a cold winter’s night. And gathering natural treasures all through the year can spark everyone’s imagination.
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The Wild Life Adventures team is THRILLED to be chosen as the winner of the 2021 Tillywig awards for "Parent's Favourite Products". Tillywig noted among many accolades, This wonderful subscription box company delivers to kids' doorsteps each month a different box packed with fun and engaging activities through which youngsters acquire skills well suited to enjoying and exploring the great outdoors."
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For some, camping out in a tent is a privilege. For others, it may be their last resort. Camping out can be a great opportunity to talk to your kids about empathy and understanding of vulnerable neighbours who lack safe shelter, nutritious food, and the health and wellness services that can turn their lives around.
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We know that outdoor play has a lot of benefits and plays a key role in neurological development. National 24-hour guidelines suggest a mix of vigorous and light physical activity, proper sleep, and reduction of sedentary activity.  The benefits include better cognitive health, mental health, immune functions, social skill development and much more.

Let’s explore outdoor games and activities you can do with your family on a campout, in the backyard, at a local park, at the beach or at the pool. You will notice that some activities can be done in multiple locations.

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Dozens of games are available at a moment's notice without the need to find needed pieces jammed in a closet or worrying about that one missing piece. Many require only human power, fresh air, open spaces, and creativity.

Let’s explore three that have been played by children as far back as the second century.

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Taking the kids camping provides many benefits that the typical weekend trip to the water park may not. While staying in a hotel might be fun, being outdoors offers many psychological and physical benefits that promote an overall well-being – for life.

The list of benefits to getting outdoors and camping with your kids is long but let us take a look at four that just might get you to start planning some camping trips this summer.

There is a lot of science going on in your backyard or local park.  As children learn more about the habitants of these spaces, the more they will appreciate nature and have a greater respect for all living creatures.

Let’s explore the wide world of plants, the magical discovery of birds, and the delicious rewards of a backyard wildlife habitat.

We love supporting local Canadian designed and/or manufactured products.  We believe in supporting and promoting Canadian companies! Here, in no particular order, are some of our favourite companies we've come across in the kids outdoor space.
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Announcements to stay at home during various stages of the COVID-19 pandemic sent mixed messages to parents across North America and the world. In the beginning stages, families took the message literally and locked themselves indoors. What did this do to the overall health of our children?
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“In a galaxy far, far, away…”

As many celebrate #internationalstarwarsday and nerds unite to celebrate this May 4th, ahem - "May The 4th Be With You"...  let’s reflect on the wisdom of the Jedi, The Force, and all those who bring balance to the galaxy. Here are our top eight lessons Star Wars has taught us about Adventure.

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Camping with the kids: bags exploding, dirt everywhere, cuts and bruises… also the most fun you’ll have all year. Without breaking the bank, we’re bringing you 7 camping hacks you didn’t know you needed - until now.
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