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This Summer, Keep Boredom At Bay + Stimulate Young Minds With Activities From Staples (Win!)

June 8, 2023

Keeping kids occupied can be a challenge when schools are out but Staples Canada’s new Kids Learn + Play collection has several new items to help keep kids engaged. Whether you are looking for mind-stimulating activities to give your kids an educational boost or activities to keep the kids entertained for a few hours to learn a new skill while you get some work done, you can visit your local Staples store or go online, to find an activity to meet your needs. Below, find some of our fave toys, games and products to stimulate young minds this summer, and enter to win! —Vita Daily

Win! A $188 Staples Kids Learn + Play Prize Pack!

Congrats Kim P. of Port Coquitlam, BC, who will receive a $188 Staples Kids Learn + Play Prize Pack, including all of the items mentioned in the article above! Please note: if you are the winner, you will receive a DM (direct message) in Instagram directly from Please be wary of fake accounts, which often use similar handles with an extra or missing letter, number or symbol. We will never ask for a payment or for your credit card number, and we will never ask you to click through a link. If you are unsure whether you have been contacted, via Instagram, by us or a fake account, email us before responding.


  1. Julianna

    June 9th, 2023 at 9:08 am

    My daughter loves playing with bubbles 🫧


  2. Louise Claveau

    June 9th, 2023 at 9:12 am

    My grandson like swimming.

  3. Catrina Lyttle

    June 9th, 2023 at 9:22 am

    She’s all about Pokemon these days!
    @aliceltranty on IG

  4. Sophie Desfonds

    June 9th, 2023 at 9:41 am

    M’y daughter like swimming

  5. Cheryl Morreale - @loucheryl

    June 9th, 2023 at 10:09 am

    Going to the city pool! My boys would live, there in the summer, if I let them.

  6. Monique L.S.

    June 9th, 2023 at 11:37 am

    Running through a sprinkler.
    IG @minty_mo2020

  7. Wendy Hutton

    June 9th, 2023 at 2:21 pm

    The kids love creating drawings on the sidewalk with sidewalk chalk @wghutton

  8. Sarah Schwartz

    June 9th, 2023 at 4:45 pm

    They love having more time to play & to create/build things!! @sarahpatricia77 🍀

  9. Kam

    June 9th, 2023 at 4:55 pm

    Riding her bike!


  10. jan

    June 9th, 2023 at 5:02 pm

    @jan_leeu swimming

  11. Florence Cochrane

    June 9th, 2023 at 8:40 pm

    My granddaughter love the local parks. The splash 💦 park. @fcochrane2019

  12. Jan J.

    June 9th, 2023 at 8:56 pm

    My godchild’s little 2 year old is going to the beach.


  13. Rachel C.

    June 10th, 2023 at 3:33 am

    going to the beach!


  14. Mandy

    June 10th, 2023 at 12:19 pm

    Going to the playground!


  15. Carole D

    June 10th, 2023 at 9:46 pm

    My granddaughters love going to the pool!


  16. Lily T

    June 11th, 2023 at 1:48 am

    My kids love swimming and going to the playground and just being outdoors!


  17. Nancy Starcevic

    June 11th, 2023 at 4:27 am

    my kids love visiting local beaches and parks (Elora, ON) @n_melo_s

  18. Marilyn

    June 11th, 2023 at 9:26 am

    Playing in the sand at the beach, swimming and biking.

  19. Mariana

    June 11th, 2023 at 10:55 am

    Going to the splash pad!

  20. Kristen Visser

    June 11th, 2023 at 12:45 pm

    My daughters favorite summer activities are swimming , going to the beach, going on family walks, jumping on the trampoline and riding their bike

  21. Vivian Lee

    June 11th, 2023 at 2:36 pm

    Water play and park!!

    @vleef Instagram

  22. Andrea F

    June 11th, 2023 at 11:08 pm

    My 2 little girls are like fishies in the water! They love to swim! I’m on lifeguard duty 24/7 ! And we love picnics in the park and exploring new playgrounds with splash pads!


  23. l p

    June 12th, 2023 at 8:26 am

    swimming. thanks

  24. Amanda masters

    June 12th, 2023 at 9:44 am

    My kids could be in our pool all day long in the summer. So much fun.

  25. Ranjit

    June 12th, 2023 at 10:25 am

    My little one loves painting.

  26. Kari

    June 12th, 2023 at 8:19 pm

    My kids’ favourite summer activity is going to the beach.

  27. Jenelle Fraser

    June 13th, 2023 at 7:40 pm

    My daughter’s favourite activity is playing soccer! @jenelleefraser

  28. Rose Ardanaz

    June 14th, 2023 at 7:59 am

    Swimming and arts and crafts


  29. Michelle Cox

    June 15th, 2023 at 9:56 pm

    My kids love playing with bubbles


  30. Kath

    June 17th, 2023 at 8:27 pm

    They love going to the water park.

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