history

Oak Meadow {Review}: A Complete Curriculum

Choosing a curriculum or a method that works for your child isn’t always an easy task. I’ve been homeschooling for over 10 years and only just managed to find a program that has worked for one of my children. In this post, I will review Oak Meadow Sixth Grade that we used this year to […]

The Great Canadian Adventure Review

The Great Canadian Adventure is a subscription-based program that sends your child a history or geography of Canada activity kit each month.  Designed by a homeschooling mom who saw the need for a creative way to bring social studies to life for kids, there are three different options of programs to choose from: Tiny Travelers […]

Headphone History Worksheet

Headphone History: An Audio History of Canada

History has a long tradition of being told through oral storytelling. Now you can get Canadian history as an audio curriculum, allowing you to sit and hear the events of Canada’s past, thanks to Headphone History. What is it? Created by Canadian history enthusiast, Rowan Atkinson, Headphone History brings the story of Canada alive through […]

Creating History - A Canadian high school history course

A High School Canadian History Course for Homeschoolers: Creating History

This post contains affiliate links. Homeschooled students looking for a program for high school Canadian history or social studies might want to consider looking at Creating History. I originally reviewed this program back in 2015 and am now updating this review in early 2018 with the changes to the program that have been made since […]

Canadian History Task Cards From Creek Edge Press

Creek Edge Press: Canadian History Task Cards

Looking for a fun and interactive way to learn about Canadian history with your kids? I invite you to check out these Canadian History Task Cards from Creek Edge Press. Amy sent me digital copy of the set to check them out. These cards are designed for students from grade K through 8, allowing you […]

31 Days of Canadian History Book

Canadian history has a habit of being presented in a way that tends to be boring and dry. But, underneath the facts and dates, there are actually some amazing  or shocking stories in our past – both good and bad. Most available programs are text and living book / historical fiction focused, which is a […]

Discover Canadian History with Donna Ward's Courage & Conquest

Courage & Conquest: Discovering Canadian History

Journey through the history of Canada with Donna Ward’s book, Courage & Conquest, a 30 lesson chronological study from the First Nations people through to the creation of Nunavut. Designed for students ages 8 through 12, each of the lessons includes a reading passage, study questions, and lists of appropriate resources such as: fiction and non-fiction […]

Readings in Canadian History

Learning history through living books that bring history to life through the eyes of a character who is part of the experience, really helps kids to see what that time frame of history was like, instead of just reading about it in a text book. Although it’s perfectly possible to work through a list of […]

Modern History Through Canadian Eyes

  As a Canadian homeschool family, we love to learn about our country’s history. Living in the “Birthplace of Confederation”, we see history all around us and this past year we celebrated the 150th anniversary (sesquicentennial) of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference. Before moving to Prince Edward Island, we lived in Ontario and we did a […]