Pre-Trip Fun for Toronto, Canada
"Chicago" -- Toronto doubles for the Windy City in this Oscar-winning picture. (Teens)
"Three Men and a Baby" -- This classic comedy from 1987 was shot in Toronto's distillery wharf. (Pre-teens and teens)
"X-Men" -- Most of this popular action movie was shot in and around Toronto. Casa Loma doubles for the interior of Xavier's Academy. (Teens)
Pancakes with Real Maple Syrup -- Skip the processed stuff and check your grocery store for the genuine article. Then add it to these easy-to-make pancakes.
Canadian Pizza -- Use this simple dough recipe as a base and then add the quintessential Canadian toppings of pepperoni, mushrooms and bacon.
"Losing Joe's Place" -- Jason's cool older brother lets him and his two friends live in his Toronto apartment over the summer. It's all good -- until things begin to go wrong.(Pre-teens and teens)
"The Big Bazoohley" -- When Sam's family gets stuck in a high-priced hotel room in a Toronto blizzard without enough money, Sam sets out to see what he can do. (School-age kids)
"A Big City ABC" -- Kids can learn their ABCs while looking at pictures of cool Toronto landmarks. (Toddlers and pre-schoolers)
Skyscraper CD Tower -- The bright lights of the big city will transform this CD tower into the skyscraper buildings that are famous along Toronto's skyline.
Make your own train -- Set up an entire train system with these printable paper crafts and young ones will have a toy to play with en route to Toronto, along with some insight into the subway system they'll soon experience.