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When you think of activities to do during the winter months in Canada, you may think of the usual sledding, ice skating, building a snowman, or dog sledding. But how about creating your own Winter Olympics in the backyard or local park?
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Valentines shmalentines, right? Instead of cards and chocolates this year, give hallmark a break and get creative with some fun outdoor-spired crafts and gifts for those special people in your life.
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When we first set out on this journey in 2019 to create outdoor adventure kits, we found it difficult to find quality, creative, kid-centric tools and gear. So when we came across Stick-Let's we were hopeful that we could create a thoughtful partnership.
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The Wild Life Outdoor Adventures shares the journey to the Dragons' Den and a recap after the episode aired. Great insight on the experience and tips for other entrepreneurs who dare to visit the den.

Well friends, if you haven't had a chance to watch the episode, I've included the video below before I write any spoiler alerts. Click on the image below to be directed to Season 16: Episode 2 on CBC Dragon's Den.

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After an 8 month long journey, our TV debut on CBC Dragon's Den will happen this THURSDAY OCTOBER 28th!! As we get closer to our episode airing, I thought I would share a little insight to the journey to the DEN.
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Laura-Jane Shouldice (LJ), joined us September 1 and is filling the role of Community Manager, which will include everything from feeding butterflies, to supporting our customers. and working on exciting new partnerships with like-minded brands. 
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Craft projects don’t have to be reserved for summer.  Crafts using elements from nature can happen in any season.  Bird feeders are welcome at any season as birds are migrating in the fall, feeding their young in the spring, or settling in for a cold winter’s night. And gathering natural treasures all through the year can spark everyone’s imagination.
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The Wild Life Adventures team is THRILLED to be chosen as the winner of the 2021 Tillywig awards for "Parent's Favourite Products". Tillywig noted among many accolades, This wonderful subscription box company delivers to kids' doorsteps each month a different box packed with fun and engaging activities through which youngsters acquire skills well suited to enjoying and exploring the great outdoors."
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For some, camping out in a tent is a privilege. For others, it may be their last resort. Camping out can be a great opportunity to talk to your kids about empathy and understanding of vulnerable neighbours who lack safe shelter, nutritious food, and the health and wellness services that can turn their lives around.
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We know that outdoor play has a lot of benefits and plays a key role in neurological development. National 24-hour guidelines suggest a mix of vigorous and light physical activity, proper sleep, and reduction of sedentary activity.  The benefits include better cognitive health, mental health, immune functions, social skill development and much more.

Let’s explore outdoor games and activities you can do with your family on a campout, in the backyard, at a local park, at the beach or at the pool. You will notice that some activities can be done in multiple locations.

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Dozens of games are available at a moment's notice without the need to find needed pieces jammed in a closet or worrying about that one missing piece. Many require only human power, fresh air, open spaces, and creativity.

Let’s explore three that have been played by children as far back as the second century.

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Taking the kids camping provides many benefits that the typical weekend trip to the water park may not. While staying in a hotel might be fun, being outdoors offers many psychological and physical benefits that promote an overall well-being – for life.

The list of benefits to getting outdoors and camping with your kids is long but let us take a look at four that just might get you to start planning some camping trips this summer.