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LEARN THE PROVINCES OF CANADA

These fact cards share what you need to know about the provinces of Canada - the name, flag, population, when they joined Confederation, and the capital city. FREE IN THE LEARNING CENTRE.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Canadian Teachers Pay Teachers Stores

Teachers Pay Teachers – Natalie’s Nook

Natalie is an elementary school teacher in Ontario. Her store, Natalie’s Nook, is filled with all sorts of really cute language, math, social studies, and classroom organization resources. One of Natalie’s social studies products is her Communities Around the World social studies unit. It’s an astonishing 350+ pages long, and includes both a black & …

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Little Passports

Little Passports

Little Passports is a company that presents a creative and interest-driving approach to geography by bringing the world to your kids through the mail. Sam and Stella are two ten year old kids who stumble onto a magic scooter belonging to Sam’s Aunt. The scooter will take them wherever they want to go, so they …

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Tourism Materials

Tourism Materials: Travel Across Canada

One of the things I have always wanted to do with my children is learn all about Canada. I wanted to do it with more then just textbooks though and feel like we had a bit of a hands on feel with it.  My dream is to one day take the kids and rent a …

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Hey Canada

Hey Canada! Book Review

If you are looking for a great way to introduce your kids to the diversity of Canada, I highly recommend this new book by author, Vivien Bowers – Hey Canada! I was sent a copy by the publisher to review.   Written in the style of a blog/journal by 9 year old Alice, as her, Gran, her 8 …

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Apple Press Publisher

Today, I welcome my new review and resource sharing partner, Lee from Homeschool Canada. She lives in BC, where I live in ON, so together we can cover a higher number of homeschooling businesses to bring you everything you can! Below is her first review – of Apple Press Publishing. Welcome aboard, Lee! I was …

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On The Mark Publishing

On The Mark Publishing started as S & S publishing by a Canadian primary school teacher named Ruth. She created lots of educational workbooks and materials specifically geared to Canadians. In 2005, the company merged with On The Mark, and today, their website has a HUGE list of Canadian subjects:

Chalkboard Publishing

I recently went to the local teacher supply store and wandered around with a pen and paper, on the search for Canadian publishers and materials, games and toys. I was sadly disturbed by the lack of these products, but I did find a few great discoveries that I will share with you over the next …

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Canadian Geographic : Off The Map

If you are looking for a creative way to learn about Canadian geography, a good place to stop by is the Canadian Geographic website. One of the fun features you will find is called, Off The Map. It’s an interactive Canadian map that allows you to choose different categories, like food, sports, bugs, music, etc …

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