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Flag Day Poster

National Flag of Canada Day

In 1996, February 15th was declared National Flag of Canada Day – where we celebrate the now iconic symbol of our nation. This marks the date of the first official raising of the flag over Parliament back in 1965, after a long debate over which flag best represented the country. The National Flag of Canada […]

10 Valentines Day Crafts

10 Valentine’s Day Crafts

It’s just over a week until Valentine’s Day so I’ve rounded up some great craft and activity ideas from my fellow Canadian bloggers. Valentine’s Day Mouse Card from MultiTesting Mommy LEGO Valentines from Mom vs the Boys DIY Valentine’s Heart Wreath from Naturally Cracked Bookmark Felt Heart from the D.I.Y. Dreamer DIY Valentine’s Treat Jar from Yee Wittle Things […]

canada at the olympics 2014 learning resources

Canada and the Winter Olympics

Sochi 2014: The Torch Relay – the official website of the Olympic Torch for Sochi 2014. Follow where it is and who is carrying it. Sochi 2014 Official Website – Schedules, News, Photos, Standings, and more. This is the official site for the event. Canadian Olympic Committee – the official website of the Canadian Olympic […]

Star Wars Reads Day II

Star Wars Reads Day

Saturday, October 5th is a special day. It’s Star Wars Reads Day II! This year is the second annual running of the event – and has become an international event, including us here in Canada. So, what is it? This is a day designated to encourage reading through a fun event. The idea is to […]

Earth Hour

Every year in spring, it’s time to turn off the lights for Earth Hour. In 2007, Sydney, Austalia started a movement to help change with a simple task of having people participate in a challenge to turn their lights off for an hour. The following year, Toronto joined in – and before long, the rest […]

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Black History Month

February has been designated Black history month, and we have a rich history here in Canada. Here’s some great resources to learn more. Black History Canada has a large amount of information – from timelines, to famous names in arts and culture, to a printable educational quiz, to summaries of key events in black history. […]

Family Literacy Day

Today, January 27,2011 is Family Literacy Day. Of course, I only found out this morning, but I’ll be reading with the kids anyway. Maybe a trip to the library is in order! If you want to know if there’s an activity near you, you can visit  http://abclifeliteracy.ca/en/fld/celebrate-family-literacy-day   This website also has some great ideas […]

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