Hands-On Canadian History: When the Provinces and Territories Joined Canada

The provinces and territories of Canada have been ever changing since the country first became official in 1867. At first, it was just a few provinces, but over time, has grown to become the 2nd largest country in the world. Between 1867 and today, Canada has divided its land into 13 distinct provinces and territories, […]

Canadian Geography Game {Printable}

Want a fun way to learn and review what you know about the Canadian provinces? Here’s a matching game! Included for each province and territory is a set of four cards that show a map, the flower, the flag, and the capital city. Print and cut out each card – probably on cardstock for added […]

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Canadian Council for Geographic Education

This council was created to support geographic education in the classroom and ” increase the public awareness of the importance of geographical literacy.” How do they do that? Well, their website is a wealth of information. Detailed Lesson Plans One of the many great features of the website is the large and varied collection of […]

The Canadian Adventure ebook - take a virtual trip across Canada

The Canadian Adventure eBook

The Canadian Adventure book is a province by province virtual trip. Take you and your kids on a tour of Canada – from Newfoundland to BC and through the three territories. For each province/territory, you will get to explore the sights as if you were a real tourist. Visit popular attractions, wander through city streets, take a […]

How to expand the Little Passports package into a whole geography program.

How to Create Geography Lessons with Little Passports

A monthly geography focused kit that comes in the mail for your kids, Little Passports gives children the opportunity to learn and explore without having to even leave home! You can choose to travel through the USA or visit the World. There is even a special kit for preschoolers so they can participate too. Each […]

A Virtual Field Trip Across Canada

Canada is a country filled with amazing diversity and beauty. From mountains to prairies, urban explosion to rural farm lands, castles and cathedrals to lighthouses and green gables. This month, the Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team is giving you a virtual tour of recommended places to visit around where they each live. Come join us on […]

Parks Canada Discovery Pass

Parks Canada

Parks Canada is a government department in charge of the preservation and maintainence of places of national and historical importance. This includes many of our national parks and special locations from coast to coast. Growing up, my family would pile into our station wagon every summer, with our trailer hitched to the back, heading off […]

Little Passports Early Explorers

My boys really love learning, and love geography and learning about different places in the world. My oldest son received a Little Passports starter kit previously and he really loved it. Now that my 4 year old is in school and really loves sitting and doing worksheets, or “pencil work”, I am always on the […]

Teach Your Kids About ... Longitude & Latitude

Teach Your Kids About … Longitude & Latitude

Longitude and latitude are the imaginary lines that circle the world, allowing us to accurately locate positions. Teaching kids how to navigate these lines will help them understand where they are on a globe, navigate mapping systems, and also differentiate between segments of their world. Here are some amazing resources to help you teach more […]