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If you're looking for some great gift ideas for the kids (and adults) on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some popular unique products, local holiday shows and attractions and fabulous online stores.
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Maplelea Canadian Girl Dolls

Give your daughter a doll that reflects our country’s proud spirit and identity! Maplelea 18” dolls with journals tell Canada’s story in a fun and interesting way, and encourage her to tell her own story. With over 23 Canadian Girl dolls and a huge range of accessories there’s everything from Hockey to Gymnastics, from warm winter parkas to matching PJs for dolls and families.

Only available online at Not sold in stores. For Free Shipping use code FSPS19 on orders $60+.

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Winter Garden Theatre, Toronto
November 29, 2019 - January 4, 2020

Introduce your family to the magic of live theatre with Ross Petty’s LIL’ RED ROBIN HOOD. For 24 years, Petty has entertained thousands of children and their families with his wonderfully wacky family musicals.

For the most joyous holiday treat, bring your family to Toronto’s historic Winter Garden Theatre and give them the greenest gift of all: LIL’ RED ROBIN HOOD!


Ivy's Locker

Family owned and family operated, Ivy's Locker is YOUR online toy store with the best prices around. We bring you the toys you want for less! We carry family fun for everyone, shop and save with us.

Here's the key to Ivy's Locker.


Canada Personalized Gifts

Personalized gifts are ideal for any occasion ... Birthdays, Holidays, and "Just Because ...". Put a smile on your special little one's face this Christmas with a gift that will last a lifetime. There are hundreds of personalized gifts to choose from.

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Sequins Squishmallow Plush

Retail: $25.00

16-inch Sequins Squishmallow Plush

These squishy, cuddly plush animals are oh so soft. Each Squishmallow comes with fun flip sequins. Assorted animals available.

Exclusively at Giant Tiger stores and!


Ceramics Canada

Make your gifts extra special this year by making them one of a kind at Ceramics Canada, Durham Region's Fired Arts Studio offering paint your own pottery in both earthenware and stoneware, hand building with clay, glass fusing and pottery wheel classes. Our offering and selection is huge! From Christmas trees to Custom Snowmen to ornaments to mugs, plates bowls, and and so much more in between. All ages welcome... Drop in anytime! Need gifts? Forget the mall, make them all! (We're now located at 100 Bloor East in Oshawa between Simcoe and Ritson on the North Side)

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Gift a Toronto Zoo Membership

Give the gift of 5,000 animals from around the world with a Toronto Zoo Membership! The Zoo is open 364 days a year and Members receive exclusive perks including free Zoomobile (seasonal), discounts on retail, food and beverage, programs and more!

Gift a membership today HERE.

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The Bisland Dance Centre

At The Bisland Dance Centre you're family! Proudly inspiring children through the art of dance since 2008! Located in Oshawa, we have dancers from as far east/west as Courtice/Scarborough - it's worth the drive to BDC!

Give the gift of dance - register by December 31/19 and receive one month free!


MICRO® Award-winning Scooters for Ages 1+

Get the gift that keeps on spreading joy all year round! Swiss-designed MICRO products have been leaders in scooter quality and performance for over 20 years! The adjustable MINI MICRO (Ages 1-6) & MAXI MICRO (Ages 5-12) KICKBOARDS grow with your child to be enjoyed for years. Highest quality components and a stable non-sagging deck means the smoothest & safest ride for your child.

Promotes balance, coordination & confidence!

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What the Elf - For the Whole Family!

Coming this holiday season WHAT THE ELF?!? is a hilarious, musical extravaganza for kids, parents, grandparents, siblings and reindeer of all ages! On stage for matinee performances from November 30th 2019 through to January 5th 2020.

Tickets: $18 for adults/$14 for children

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Dagmar Ski Resort

This Christmas Season chose Dagmar Ski Resort as the go to destination for your Family and Friends! A wonderful option to purchase outdoor fun is at your fingertips! Shop On-Line for Holiday Camps, Programs, Season Passes, Coupon Books, Gift Cards, Stocking Stuffers and more!!! Dagmar Resort has something for everyone, big or small and in every budget!


MyFUNvelope A Christmas Gift Packed with Fun and Creativity.

The best Christmas gifts inspires curiosity and keep children interested and engaged. MyFUNvelope craft subscription boxes do just that. Finally, an affordable Canadian craft subscription that kids and moms Adore!

Starting at just $18 each month with taxes and shipping included, MyFUNvelope is the perfect gift for the little ones on your list.

Now available in French!

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Holiday Market

December 15, 2019

Join us this holiday season at Kingsway College in Oshawa for our 4th Annual Holiday Market, a handmade & local shopping experience full of all things festive. There`s no place like local for the holidays.

90+ local artisans showcasing their beautifully made items and local services.


Mabel's Labels

Mabel’s Labels Stocking Stuffers are the perfect addition to your holiday gifting!

These small, personalized label packs are available in a variety of holiday-themed designs and make a great customized gift for kids, neighbors or teachers at only $5 a pack! The peel-and-stick labels are waterproof, durable and dishwasher safe, and can be used on lunch boxes, water bottles and more to ensure items don’t get lost or misplaced.

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Get your family off the couch and onto the slopes this winter at Brimacombe - Durham's largest ski and snowboard area! Located less than one hour east of Toronto, Brimacombe has everything your family needs! From lift tickets and lessons, to rentals and retail, to food and family time - we've got your family covered this winter season. For more information, please visit


Glama Gal Kids Spa

Give the gift of a KIDS SPA experience this holiday season at Canada’s only spa for KIDS with locations in Ajax, Vaughan, Oakville, Newmarket, Toronto-East York & Barrie. Book our Candy Cane YOU-nicorn Spa Package created just for kids.

Did you know can purchase e-gift cards and shop right from home? Purchase Glama Gal Kids Spa experiences online with option to print or e-mail to recipient. Learn more.


Jack and the Beanstalk @ The Whitby Centennial Theatre

Friday Dec. 27, 2019 to Tuesday Dec. 31, 2019

Fee-fi-fo-fun! Join us this holiday season and be whisked away to a fantastic world of fairies, giants and a magical beanstalk.

This all-new production is filled with singing and dancing, laugh-out-loud comedy and lots of audience participation.

Don’t miss this GIANT theatrical adventure!

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Teddy Bear Loft

Stuff your own teddy bear parties at home! Choose from over sixty lovable teddy bear kits in 2 sizes and tons of adorable matching outfits. No sewing and no minimums. Plan the perfect birthday party and finish your Christmas shopping at the same time! Shipping across Canada.