We know that Vancouver is a great place to be with kids, but it’s great to see that CNN thinks so too!!
From John Chow dot com
Festival performers are multi-faceted and funny
Great articles in today’s Georgia Straight and the Vancouver Sun about the Kids’ Festival. “Just as Circus Incognitus has an unofficial mandate of shattering circus stereotypes, so too does the Vancouver International Children’s Festival aim to broaden people’s perspective on what constitutes kids’ entertainment these days. The genre is
One man, one stage – and a whole lot of laughs at Circus Incognitus!
I bet you thought that the Kids Fest just magically appeared in Vanier Park. Well, it takes weeks to build up all the tents and you can watch it all coming together via a cool webcam pointing out over English Bay. Check back every day to see more and
Check out the video of Kellie Haines working her ventriloquistic (is that even a word?) magic on the streets during the Olympics. Kellie will be starring in her own show A Space to Play during the Kids Fest. Click for more details .
Recent research conducted by Happen?s Toy Lab, a nonprofit outreach program dedicated to helping children create their own toys out of recycled, donated toy parts, has found that making new toys out of old recycled materials helps children develop brainstorming and problem-solving skills, and enhances overall creative brain function.
Isn’t little Sally Chow the cutest! Check out her blog where she picks the shows she would like to see HERE. We look forward to seeing Sally and her family at the Children’s Festival!