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Traditions and Celebrations

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It’s time to party! Students will learn about the celebrations and traditions of different cultures, in Canada and the world.

Click on one of the pictures or links below to find our recommended resources:

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Celebrations in My World
Each book in this series is about a different holiday that is celebrated around the world.

Canadian Celebrations
Find out all about different holidays in Canada.

Cultures of Canada
Check out food, clothing, dance and arts and crafts in these books.

Canadian Encyclopedia
Canadian Encyclopedia

Your best source of info on Canadian topics. Use the search box to find in-depth articles from the Canadian Encyclopedia, Maclean's Magazine, Canadian Encyclopedia of Music, and TV and radio spots such as Historica Minutes.

Countries, Cultures & Religion for Kids
Countries, Cultures & Religion for Kids

Look here for information on countries and cities, customs, religions and holidays.  Good for grades 4-8.

World History for Kids
World History for Kids

Look here for information on history and historical biographies. Great for grades 4-8.

World Book
World Book

The full print encyclopedia plus additional articles, videos, sound clips and links to websites.

National Geographic Kids
Find games, maps and lots of information on Canada and different countries around the world!

The Kids' Site of Canadian Settlement
Learn about Canadian culture and heritage by understanding who some of Canadians' ancestors are, and how they settled Canada.