Things to do with kids at home in Montréal

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

This article was updated on April 22, 2020.

A few kid-friendly museums and zoos, like the Montréal Science Centre and Zoo de Granby, feature interactive online activities and educational videos, while there's no shortage of Montréal-made games for kids and families.

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Science, nature and learning

The Montréal Science Centre has online games, experiments and crafts to do at home, like ScienceXPress activities with Science Centre animators and the Climate Tactics game, inspired by Indigenous communities. Watch videos of the Zoo de Granby and enjoy its educational videos on the zoo's Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts. The Ecomuseum Zoo in Montréal's West Island is creating new online educational activities every week, including colouring book sheets and more. The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has made available the OPEN SCHOOL platform, where students can keep learning from the comfort of their own home. BAnQ now offers a Virtual Story Time available on its website. 

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Online games

Play video games for kids that are made in Montréal, like Budge's Budge World and Transformers Rescue Bots and Mino Games's Cat Games dream cat-house builder. Order board games, RPGs and more from a local source, like Montréal's Randolph Gaming Pub, Le Valet d'Coeur, Game Keeper and The Dice Owl

Things to do from home in Montréal

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

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