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Lest We Forget

If you want to teach your kids some Remembrance Day Lessons, here is a great list of resources for you. Personally, I’ve found this time of year hard to talk about with my kids. So I’ve been looking for a way to share that with my boys – who, even when they were little, have tended […]

Teaching Canadian History: A Homeschooler’s Guide

Canadian History. This seems to be the one area that homeschoolers in Canada struggle to find quality resources for teaching to their children. We are all trying to figure out the best way to get this information into our kids without making it boring, whitewashed, or overwhelming. This blog post is going to examine the […]

Brain Quest Canada – Six Ways to Use This Card Game in Your Homeschool

How much do you really know about Canada? I thought my Canadiana trivia knowledge was pretty good…. until I played Brain Quest Canada with my kids. Turns out there is a lot that I don’t know. What is Brain Quest Canada? Brain Quest Canada is a 2 decked trivia question/answer game that includes over 1000 questions […]

Trappers and Traders: A Fur Trade Game {Review}

The fur trade was an interesting time in our country’s history – the collaboration of multiple culture groups, the wilds of the country contrasting against the wants of a long-established society. Canada was built on the backs and arms of men who lived here, trapping and trading each other. That’s what this game from the Saskatchewan […]

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Search & Discover Canada – A Find-It Book {Review}

Finding fun ways to learn more about Canada’s history and culture is always a win. Search & Discover Canada is a great example of this. What is Search & Discover Canada? Canadian artist, and homeschool mom, Cheryle Gurnsey, has created a beautiful and interactive set of artwork for everyone to enjoy while learning more about […]

Hands-on Canadian History: Underground Railroad – Escape Game

In an attempt to be free, black slaves in the southern states made a dangerous and difficult journey north to Canada on the Underground Railroad, running from their owners and the slave hunters. The experiences they faced would have been terrifying, but so incredibly full of hope. Escape: A Night Time Hide And Seek Game […]

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 […]

Canadian History Based Writing Lessons from IEW

I am excited to share that I’ve been working with the Institute for Excellence in Writing to put together a Canadian History-Based Writing Lessons book. Using the approach taught by the Teaching Structure and Style workshop by Andrew Pudewa, this book gives your child the chance to practice their writing skills while using Canadian history […]

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 […]