Discovering Prince Edward Island: A Guide to History, Geography, and Attractions
Prince Edward Island, commonly known as PEI, is a beautiful Canadian province located in the eastern part of the country. In this article, we will explore the history, geography, and attractions of PEI.
10 Must-Do’s When Visiting PEI in the Summertime
Prince Edward Island, Canada’s smallest province, is a very popular tourist destination in the summer. From the red and white sand beaches to the girl with the red braids (Anne with an E!), people travel from far and wide to explore. PEI is accessed through New Brunswick by bridge or by Nova Scotia by ferry. The ferry brings you to the eastern end of PEI while the bridge is more western.
Kings Landing, New Brunswick – Travel Back in Time for a Day
Located in Prince William, New Brunswick, just 20 minutes west of the capital city of Fredericton, Kings Landing is a large open-air museum complete with farm animals, over 70 historic buildings, a 19th century village, and costumed characters. Step back in time and learn about the lifestyle of people who lived along the St. John River Valley in the 19th century. The details of buildings, events, characters, and the village are so well researched that a visit here is able to be an engaging educational experience.
April Showers Bring May Flowers: Learn the Canadian Provincial Flowers
Did you know that each province has its own provincial flower? Do you know what the provincial flower is of the province you live in? As spring arrives across Canada, learn more about each province’s flower and give the activity a try!
Explore Alberta’s Bow Valley
Located in Canada’s Rocky Mountains, the history of Alberta’s Bow Valley is about coal mining, mountain wilderness exploration, and local landmarks. The next time your family plans a trip to Canmore or Banff, make sure to include time to stop and learn about the area’s history at these places.
Saskatchewan Landing Park – Stopping House, Trails & Water
In the southern part of the land we call Saskatchewan lies a peculiar landscape of formidable hills and valleys that hug the Saskatchewan River and the western end of Lake Diefenbaker. Amidst the prairies and small towns, Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park offers a look back in time with historic sites and the opportunity to enjoy numerous amenities of the water and land so magnificently formed by God.
Experiences in Yellowknife: Camping, Tours, and More
Yellowknife, NWT is a beautiful and excitement-filled travel destination that is not well-known to most Canadians, except those who live in the north. However, for those who live near enough to travel there for Yellowknife camping, or have the privilege of living there, the possibilities for adventure are endless.
All About Maps: How to Teach Geography in a Fun Way
Lesson Sample from SchoolhouseTeachers.com With phones that tell us exactly where to go, how can students learn to read, understand, and use maps? All About Maps is a geography course used one week out of the school year from kindergarten through eight