Web Resources

Focus on the family
Common Sense Media
Glo – an interactive Bible – educational games
Scholastic Kids


Art Detective
Art Dictionary
Art Junction
ArtsHeaven – Fun Arts and Crafts for Kids
Candle Making
Hands on Crafts for Kids

Author Web Sites

Wanda Brunstetter for children
Roald Dahl
Bryan Davis – author of the series Dragons in our Midst and Oracles of Time
Jean Little
Kenneth Oppel
Kit Pearson
Richard Peck
Bill Wallace
Eric Walters

Bible Resources

Bible Curriculum
The Bible (Bible Gateway)
The Illustrated Bible
World Wide Encyclopedia of Christianity


About Canada (Government of Canada Website)
Library and Archives Canada
Canada’s Heroes of Fact and Fiction

Statistics Canada

Children’s Book Awards

Forest of Reading 2012 – Blue Spruce
Caldecott Book Awards
Canadian Children’s Literature: Award Winning Books
Newbery Book Awards


Clubhouse for Boys
KAYAK – Canada’s History Magazine for Kids
National Geographic for Kids
Sports Illustrated Kids
Time for Kids


BBC French for Kids
French-English Dictionary [ARTFL]
English to French, French to English Basic Dictionary
Games –
Conjugator –


CIA Factbook
Geo Kids
National Geographic Kids
Switcheroo Zoo
World Atlas


Backcheck – Hockey for Kids
Confederation for Kids
First Among Equals – the Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
Kids Stop – Indian and Northern Affairs
The Kid’s Site of Canadian Settlement
The Kid’s Site of Canadian Trains
Virtual Tour of Aboriginal Canada
Virtual Museum Canada

Language Dictionaries

Cambridge Dictionaries Online
French-English Dictionary [ARTFL]
Rhyming Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary
OneLook Dictionaries
Your Dictionary (200+ Online Dictionaries – multilanguage)


AAA Math
Bitesize Math
Bug Splat
Cool Math for Kids
mathFROG – Fun Resources and Online Games (grades 4,5,6)
Gamequarium Math Games
Just in Time
Online Math Calculators
Math Dictionary
Math Games Playground
Math Matrix
Math Maven’s Mysteries
Pyramid Math
Wired Math – Resources and Online games (grades 7,8,9) – links to lots of math stuff including Gauss Math contests and other math resources. – weekly math sessions streamed live every week for grades 6-12.  Can also view past sessions.


Canadian Museum of Civilization
Museum of London
National Gallery of Art – Kids (Washington D.C.)
The Louvre
The Smithsonian  Online
Virtual Museum Canada


Arts Alive
Classics for Kids
Guide to the Orchestra
MoJo’s Musical Museum – Lyrics to a variety of children’s songs

Online Encyclopedias and Almanacs

Information Please Almanac
The Canadian Encyclopedia
The Old Farmer’s Almanac


Ottawa Public Library
Internet Public Library (IPL) – kidspace


Bill Nye the Science Guy
Biology for Kids
Canadian Space Agency
Cool Science for Curious Kid
Exploring Leonardo
Extreme Science
FT Exploring – Science and Technology
Jefferson Lab
Periodic Table of Elements
Periodic Table of Comic Books
Pestworld for Kids
Science Explorer
Science Shorts with David Humphreys
The Science of Hockey
Sea and Sky
Star Light Star Bright – Catch the Waves
The Tech Museum
The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
Virtual Museum

Ocean Life

Social Studies

Canadian Olympians
Canadian Space Agency – Kid Space
Cool Canada
Eco Kids
Great Lakes Kids
Hinterland Who’s Who?
Kids Astronomy
Starchild: A Learning Place for Young Astronomers
The Space Place
Time Magazine’s Profile of 100 Remarkable Individuals

Style Manuals

Strunk’s Elements of Style


Merriam-Webster Collegiate Thesaurus

Resources for Teachers

Audubon Field Guides
CBC for Kids
Common Sense Media
PE Central
Physed Source
Poetry Collection (a selection of over 2200 poems)
Promethean Planet
Reader’s Theatre (includes online scripts)

Smithsonian for Educators
Teach PE
The Canadian Social Studies Super Site
The Canadian Teacher
The Educator’s Reference Desk (Ask Eric)
Vocabulary and Spelling City

Accredited Schools Online

Online Elementary School – Kindergarten to grade 5
Online Middle School – grade 6-8