Lightning McQueen’s Canadian Road Trip

 

 

LIGHTNING MCQUEEN’S CANADIAN ROAD TRIP

TURBO CHARGED BY CANADIAN TIRE

KICKS OFF APRIL 29th IN VANCOUVER

National tour will cross the finish line in Halifax on the opening weekend of Disney·Pixar’s “Cars 3”

 

Fans of Disney·Pixar’s beloved “Cars” franchise will have an opportunity to see a life-size lookalike of the five-time Piston-Cup champion when Lightning McQueen’s Canadian Road Trip Turbo Charged by Canadian Tire hits the road later this month making pit stops at eight cities across Canada.  The cross-country tour kicks off in Vancouver on April 29th and wraps up in Halifax on June 17th, all in celebration of the release of Disney·Pixar’s new movie “Cars 3” on June 16.

Throughout the road trip, Lightning McQueen’s life-size replica will be stationed at select Canadian Tire locations in eight markets including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax.

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Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree Review & Giveaway

 

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Legend of Everfree DVD Giveaway CAN/US Ends 11/20 #giveaway #win #contest

My Little Pony Equestria Girls™: Legend of Everfree || Shout! Kids||      74 minutes

Bonus Features:

  • Audio Commentary
  • Bloopers
  • Sing-alongs 
  • An authentic patch for Camp Everfree. 

 

Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree DVD Giveaway #Win #contest #MyLittlePony CAN/US 11/20

Synopsis: 

When the students from Canterlot High School go on a field trip to Camp Everfree, they’re surprised to find a magical force is causing strange things to happen. Twilight Sparkle, with the help of the Mane 6 and especially Sunset Shimmer, must confront the dark “Midnight Sparkle” within herself and embrace her newfound magical abilities to save the beloved camp from closing down for good! 

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SwapTales: Leon! App Review

*This is a sponsored post but all my opinions are my own. * 

Swaptales Leon Interactive Reading App #Reading #Technology #Children #Storybook

I love encouraging my children to read because I am someone who loves to read book and enjoys losing myself in one.

When you go through the thoughts and emotions of a character, it allows you to go on an adventure that you probably wouldn’t normally go on.

Swaptales Leon Interactive Children's App - Storybook #Reading #Interactive #Storybook #Technology #children

Now with technology, children can have just as much fun reading with SwapTales: Leon! app for the iPad or iPhone.  This is a child-friendly app that is an interactive storybook. I wish there was something around like this when I was a kid. It reminds me of the choose your own adventure book for kids when I was a kid.

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FREE PDF Patterns for Star Wars Snowflakes

 

Free PDF Patterns for Star Wars Snowflakes

 

My son, Spencer, is a BIG Star Wars fan. When I say big, I mean he loves it and you can’t go wrong with Star Wars for him. He has watched all the movies over and over since he was 2.

I want to help him get into the Holiday spirit by doing some crafts with him and Hayley.

This Friday night we are going to put on some Holiday music and try making some Star Wars Snowflakes.

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I want to make a few of the Tie Fighter Attack 

 

 

Anthony Herra Designs has a Free PDF file available for everyone to use.

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Update 2015 ~ He has added The Force Awakens CLICK HERE to get them

Halloween Baking Fun Recipes

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Halloween is one of my favourite holidays. We decorate up the outside and bake some snacks.

Pick your favourite recipes and have your children make them with you for some quality family time!

These are some Halloween Baking Fun recipes that your family may enjoy!

 

 

1. DIY Candycorn Marshmallows~ Bird’s Party Blog

2. Halloween Bark ~ Sweet Designs

3. Pumpkin Rice Krispies Treats ~ Cincy Shopper.com

4. Frankenstein Pancakes ~ The Joys of Boys

5. Vampire Floats ~ Shaken Together

6. Spider Web Halloween Cupcakes ~ Pizzazzerie

May The Force Be With You

 

 

May The Force Be with You

 

Star Wars Personalized Book
Do you have a Star Wars fan in your house? My son Spencer loves Star Wars and this would be a perfect gift for him. His birthday is just after Christmas Day.

This holiday season, treat the little Star Wars fan in your life to a unique adventure with a new personalized Star Wars book for kids! In the Mabel’s Labels Personalized Book: My Adventures with Star Wars, Princess Leia is being held hostage by Darth Vader and the Imperial Forces. The star of the book helps Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, R2-D2 and C-3PO rescue the beautiful princess and help the Rebel Alliance restore freedom and justice to the Galaxy.

Discover all the great new products Mabel’s Labels has for the holidays. There are all sorts of ways to be merry with Mabel’s this year!

 

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FREE Learning Apps for Kids and Printable Worksheets – Kids Academy on Google Play & iTunes

This blog has partnered with Mom Buzz Media to announce this exciting information!

Kids Academy Releases Preschool Education Center
for iOS and Android!

With today’s children, everything is about games. So why not encourage your child to get ready for kindergarten with a great app like Kids Academy? 

Kids Academy – the team behind some of the top educational apps for kids with over 10 million downloads worldwide just released the long-awaited version of their flagship app – Preschool Education Center.

As the name suggests, Preschool Education Center is an all-in-one educational app for kids and toddlers. The app covers all aspects of early childhood education from the alphabet and reading to writing, building vocabulary and developing math skills. Based on the proven Montessori method the app offers a number of fun games that help master essential learning skills through play.

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This app makes learning fun for young children! From math games to connect the dots to learning to read. Your child can earn trophies for each level they complete. More and more children love computer games or apps, this allows them to learn without realizing they are doing work!

Until now, Preschool Education Center has only been available on iTunes but today’s release makes it finally available for Android device on Google Play! This fun and free app is currently being featured in the Family section of the Android store in the USA, Australia and Canada.

Get the app free on Google Play!

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iTunes Kids AcademyFor iOS devices:

Kids Academy have also updated the iOS version of the app: Preschool & Kindergarten Early Learning Games adding new games, books and educational cartoons and shows as well as printable worksheets.

– The update boasts a bunch of cute little monsters that will teach your kids about money and how to count it.

– Kids Academy TV now has a 24/7 Live Zoo channel offering web-cam views on real-life animals.

Grab your free copy of the update on the iTunes App Store!

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free worksheets

BONUS!
Free Preschool & Kindergarten Worksheets for Kids

Kids Academy is also finding a way to expand beyond the screen and help master pen and pencil with free printable worksheets. You can get free preschool worksheets on a variety of subjects from alphabet to math (the library is being constantly updated).

Download, print out and get start practicing with good old pen and paper in seconds!

Head over to to the Kids Academy to get your FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS and get your kids busy!

Minecraft Multiplication Flashcards – Downloadable

 

I was looking online for ways to help my son with school and found these printables!

These printables are great for those that need help with math but love Minecraft

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Click on links below to download them and print them off for FREE

These were made by FrugalHomeschoolFamily.com

Minecraft Multiplication flashcards

Minecraft addition flashcards

The Seventh Dwarf Premieres at Cineplex #Canada

 

 

 

 

Shout! Factory is bringing a highly anticipated animated feature to Cineplex screens near you

The Seventh Dwarf premieres as a special Cineplex Family Favourites Movie Presentation at participating Cineplex theatres on Saturday August 15 (11am) and Wednesday August 19, 2015 (12:30pm) for a special price of $2.99.

 

Join all seven dwarfs for an adventure as big as they are small! It’s the eve of Princess Rose’s 18th birthday. Everyone in the kingdom has come to Fantabularasa Castle to celebrate including Snow White, the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and Red Riding Hood. But just before the stroke of midnight Bobo, the youngest dwarf, accidentally pricks the finger of Princess Rose (a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty) with a cursed needle and sends the kingdom into a century-long slumber! To find Rose’s true love Jack to save her with a kiss, Bobo and the other six dwarfs must go on a treacherous journey, face a fiery dragon and outwit the jealous, scheming and evil witch, Dellamorta!

THE SEVENTH DWARF is rated PG and has a run time of 88 minutes.

For more information on THE SEVENTH DWARF, please visit www.seventhdwarfmovie.com

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THE SEVENTH DWARF arrives on Canadian home entertainment shelves everywhere on August 18, 2015 from Shout! Factory.  Shout! Factory is distributed in Canada by eOne Entertainment.

For information on Shout! Factory: CLICK HERE

Participating Cineplex Theatres:

Alberta

Cineplex Odeon Crowfoot Crossing (Calgary, AB)

Cineplex Odeon Sunridge Spectrum (Calgary, AB)

Scotiabank Theatre Chinook (Calgary, AB)

Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton (Edmonton, AB)

Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton (Edmonton, AB)

Cineplex Odeon Windermere and VIP Cinemas (Edmonton, AB)

Galaxy Cinemas Lethbridge (Lethbridge, AB)

Galaxy Cinemas Medicine Hat (Medicine Hat, AB)

Galaxy Cinemas Red Deer (Red Deer County, AB)

Silver City, Cross Iron Mills (Rocky View, AB)

Galaxy Cinemas Sherwood Park (Sherwood Park, AB)

 

British Columbia

Cineplex Cinemas Abbotsford and VIP (Abbotsford, BC)

SilverCity Metropolis (Burnaby, BC)

Galaxy Cinemas Chilliwack (Chilliwack, BC)

SilverCity Coquitlam (Coquitlam, BC)

Cineplex Odeon Aberdeen Mall (Kamloops, BC)

Famous Players Orchard Plaza (Kelowna, BC)

Cineplex Odeon Westshore Cinemas (Langford, BC)

Colossus Langley (Langley, BC)

Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo (Nanaimo, BC)

Cineplex Odeon Meadowtown (Pitt Meadows, BC)

Famous Players 6 Prince George (Prince George, BC)

SilverCity Riverport (Richmond, BC)

Cineplex Odeon Strawberry Hill (Surrey, BC)

The Part Theatre (Vancouver, BC)

Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas (Vancouver, BC)

Galaxy Vernon (Vernon, BC)

 

Manitoba

SilverCity Polo Park (Winnipeg, MB)

SilverCity St. Vital (Winnipeg, MB)

Famous Players Kildonan Place (Winnipeg, MB)

 

New Brunswick

Cineplex Cinemas Dieppe (Dieppe, NB)

Cineplex Cinemas Regent Mall (Fredericton, NB)

Cineplex Cinemas Saint John (Saint John, NB)

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

Cineplex Cinemas Avalon Mall (St. John’s , NL)

 

Nova Scotia

Cineplex Cinemas Dartmouth Crossing (Dartmouth, NS)

Cineplex Cinemas Bayers Lake (Halifax, NS)

Cineplex Cinemas Lower Sackville (Lower Sackville, NS)

Cineplex Cinemas Sydney (Sydney, NS)

 

Ontario

Cineplex Odeon Ajax Cinemas (Ajax, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Aurora Cinemas (Aurora, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Barrhaven Cinemas (Barrhaven, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Barrie (Barrie, ON)

Galaxy Belleville (Belleville, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Clarington Place (Bowmanville, ON)

SilverCity Brampton (Brampton, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Brantford (Brantford, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Brockbille (Brockville, ON)

SilverCity Burlington (Burlington, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Cambridge (Cambridge, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Chatham (Chatham, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Cornwall (Cornwall, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Queensway (Etobicoke, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Guelph (Guelph, ON)

SilverCity Hamilton (Hamilton, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Gardiner’s Road (Kingston, ON)

SilverCity London (London, ON)

Cineplex Cinemas Markham & VIP (Markham, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Milton (Milton, ON)

Coliseum Mississauga (Mississauga, ON)

SilverCity Newmarket (Newmarket, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square (Niagara Falls, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas North Bay (North Bay, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Orangeville (Orangeville, ON)

Galaxy Orilla (Orilla, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Oshawa (Oshawa, ON)

Cineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas (Ottawa, ON)

SilverCity Gloucester (Ottawa, ON)

Cineplex Cinemas Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough (Peterborough, ON)

SilverCity Richmond Hill (Richmond Hill, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Sarnia (Sarnia, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Sault Ste. Marie (Sault. St. Marie, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre (Scarborough, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Morningside (Scarborough, ON)

Coliseum Scarborough (Scarborough, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas St. Thomas (St. Thomas, ON)

SilverCity Sudbury (Sudbury, ON)

SilverCity Thunder Bay (Thunder Bay, ON)

SilverCity Fairview Mall (Toronto, ON)

SilverCity Yorkdale (Toronto, ON)

SilverCity Yonge-Eglinton Cinemas (Toronto, ON)

Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo (Waterloo, ON)

Seaway Cinemas (Welland, ON)

Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall (Windsor, ON)

Colossus Toronto (Woodbridge, ON)

 

Quebec

Cineplex Odeon Brossard (Brossard, QC)

Cinema Cineplex Odeon Delson (Delson, QC)

StgarCite Gatineau (Hull, QC)

Coliseum Kirkland (Kirkland, QC)

Coliseum Laval (Laval, QC)

Cineplex Odeon St. Foy (Ste-Foy, QC)

 

Saskatchewan

Galaxy Cinemas Regina (Regina, SK)

Cineplex Odeon Centre Cinemas (Saskatoon, SK)

Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon (Saskatoon, SK)

 

For more information go to the Cineplex Theatres website: Click Here