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Canadian History Through Living Books

Let me tell you a secret…. I hate Canadian history. Actually, any history that happened anytime from say…. 1500 (other than my extreme interest in First Nations culture!) … bores me to death. Back when I was in school, I would gladly have walked across a burning pile of embers if it would keep me […]

War of 1812

Last year  marked the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812 and my son took an extreme interest in it. He would scour the internet looking for different links and information. Below we have shared with you a couple of our favourites! This commercial would air and he would get so excited. It was, he […]

Maple Tree Publications

If you are looking for some Canadian content for your homeschool, check out Maple Tree Publications – a homeschool resources store run by homeschooling mom, Cori Dean.

Did you know that across Canada there are certain locations that have been designated as “Historic Places” – usually with a plaque to commemorate the area?  Each spot has a special significance to the history of the local area. Apparently over 20% of Canada’s historical places have already been wiped out across the country. […]

Excellent Resources

When attending the Homeschool Convention back in June, I knew I wanted two things: a writing program and a socials curriculum with a Canadian focus. You can only imagine my extreme excitement when I came across a company who managed to incorporate both! I love when I can find curriculum that covers more than one […]

Kayak Illustrated History Challenge

Here’s a fun challenge that not only promotes artistic skills, but also a love of history and literacy! Open to both students in the school system and homeschoolers, the Kayak Illustrated History Challenge is a way for kids ages 7 to 14  to have fun learning their Canadian history as well as a chance to […]

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:

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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. […]

Homeschool Beaver

I recently stumbled onto a website for a new company called the Homeschool Beaver. Canadian Teacher/Musician/Homeschooler Julianne, has put together a creative music collection focused on Canadian history and compiled together in a CD called Canadian History Tunes ©.