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
Memories of Canada – An Adventure Across the World
Memories of Canada – An Adventure Across the World Many, many years ago, when I was still a little girl, my father took the whole family on an adventure across the world to Canada. I was probably just seven or eight years old at that time. It was not m
Grande Prairie – Things to Do and See
Located in northwest Alberta, Grande Prairie is a great place for families to visit. In September this year, my mom and I enjoyed a lovely road trip and time spent in Grande Prairie. It is a pleasant five-hour drive from Edmonton driving past forests and open fields along the way. On our way to Grande Prairie, we stopped in Edmonton and went on a segway tour. With things to do and places to visit year-round, make sure to set aside some time to spend in Grande Prairie, northwest Alberta’s largest city.
Homeschooling As An RCMP Family
Homeschooling as an RCMP Family The lifestyle of an RCMP family is a different one than most families. There would be some other careers that would bring about a similar lifestyle, but as being a Mountie wife is the only thing I have first-hand experie
Canadian Geography Worksheets and Resources for Homeschoolers
Learning geography can be done through a full course curriculum or in a more eclectic style by pouring over resources and lessons from various places. For those of you that have a special knack for creating your own learning material for your children, take in information from various sources and break it down into easy learning steps with age-appropriate Canadian geography worksheets and lessons to customize your child’s education.