Canadian Educational Resources From Gallopade International

Finding quality Canadian educational resources can be tricky. When I was looking through our local teacher supply store searching for fun things to use in our homeschool this year, I stumbled across a display of products by a company called Gallopade International. Their resources looked very interesting so I was excited when they sent me […]

Teach Your Kids About ... Longitude & Latitude

Teach Your Kids About … Longitude and 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 […]

5 Canadian Virtual Field Trips

5 Canadian Virtual Field Trips for Fun & Learning

Field trips are an exciting part of homeschooling. They allow a hands-on, real life interaction with a subject – whether that just be food at the grocery store, or re-enacting life in a pioneer village. However, sometimes…. it’s not possible to go out and touch, feel, and explore. Sometimes, it would be fantastic to go […]

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 […]

Homeschool World Geography: How To Create Your Own Study of the World

Want to teach your children about the world without having to pack your bags? Here are some ideas to create your own homeschool world geography study. This post contains affiliate links. Pick The Countries for Your Homeschool World Geography Study The first step is to decide what places around the world you want to explore […]

Canada Colouring Sheets

I wanted to share with you a few websites that have Canada focused colouring sheets. Great for studies of our country (like The Canadian Adventure!), celebrating Canada Day, or even just for fun. Crayola Props to Crayola for providing us with our own specific colouring sheets! Included in the collection are provincial sheets. These are […]

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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 […]

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 […]