Have a Family Stay-Cation on Quebec March Break 2021

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It’s March break in Quebec, a great time to unwind and destress with your family.  This year, things are going to look a little different with Covid-19 restrictions in place, but that does not mean you cannot have a memorable break.  With a little imagination and planning you can make March Break 2021 a memorable one. 

Here are a few ideas to make your break fun and exciting:

Home Spa Day

Turn on some relaxing music and get a little creative.  You can make your own foot soaks, relaxing spa water, and many other spa treatments right at home. Bring in some of your favorite essential oils to create a one-of-a-kind experience.

Have a Movie Marathon

There are plenty of movie series that can easily be turned in to a marathon for your viewing pleasure. If you want to go all out, try creating some themed snacks and treats that coordinate with the movies you’ve chosen. 

Hold a Gaming Tournament

Gather a few favourite board games, make a scoreboard, and hold a family tournament.  You can make a trophy out of paper mâché or medals out of tin foil. 

Do Some Family Reading

Let the kids pick a new book to read together. This can be a great way to unplug from all the technology and distractions and just be together. It’s also a fun way to explore a new book or series.  Here are some new books to consider: 

The Lunch Club - It Came from The Basement

This fun graphic novel by Dom Pelletier is perfect for older kids and tweens who are starting to read chapter books independently.  The Lunch Club - It Came From The Basement

In the Half Room

With inventive flair, Caldecott Honor winner Carson Ellis explores halves and wholes in an ingenious and thought-provoking picture book.  In The Half Room

Cat Kid Comic Club

This is the new graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of the internationally bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series.  Cat Kid Comic Club.

The Fabled Stables - Willow the Wisp

This is the first book in a magical chapter-book adventure series by the Governor General Award-winning author of Sweep, Jonathan Auxier.  The Fabled Stables - Willow The Wisp

Gurple and Preen

This wildly imaginative, crayon-inspired picture book by Linda Sue Park shows that with a bit of teamwork and a universe of creativity, anything is possible. Gurple and Preen

Disney Princess Baking

Bake like a Disney princess with this adorable cookbook inspired by your favorite animated heroines, such as Belle, Ariel, Moana, and more!  Disney Princess Baking

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