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Read all about it! Kids’ Fest in the news!

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
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Watch the Kids Fest Come to Life!

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
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Kellie Haines out ‘n about in Vancouver

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 .

It’s Earth Day – Make Your Own Toys

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.  
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Look Who’s Coming to the Kids’ Fest!

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!