HISTORY

History

Black History Game

Black History Game

Using this Black History game, kids will learn about twenty inspiring people who changed the world and celebrate their achievements. Includes Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, Jesse Owen, Mae Jemison, and many more. Looking to celebrate Black History...

How to Make Shadow Puppets with Moving Parts

How to Make Shadow Puppets with Moving Parts

Learn how to make shadow puppets with moving parts and have playful shadow puppet duels with these articulated knight puppets! We love shadow puppets! Over the years, we have created many different shadow puppet templates. Some have been fairy-tales, others have...

The History of Space Suits with Astronaut Paper Dolls

The History of Space Suits with Astronaut Paper Dolls

Make astronaut paper dolls and introduce the history of space exploration to kids with these printable paper dolls! Space is full of wonders that we feel compelled to explore! Yet, space is also full of dangers that our bodies cannot survive unaided. Scientists and...

How to Make a Castle from Cardboard

How to Make a Castle from Cardboard

Learn how to make a castle from cardboard, paper rolls and other recyclables!  Chances are, you have a lot of packing tubes, paper towel and wrapping paper rolls, potato chip or nut containers in your recycling bin. We sure did. At least, until we decided to make...

DIY Peg Doll Kings, Queens and Knights

DIY Peg Doll Kings, Queens and Knights

When our latest project, a cardboard castle, was nearing completion, we realized that we didn't have anyone to settle it. That would never do, so out came the wooden peg dolls, paints and felt. In no time, we had wooden peg doll knights, kings and queens in the...

Cave Art for Kids

Cave Art for Kids

While drawing on the walls is normally not allowed, this cardboard cave is an invitation to do just that. Become a caveman and make cave art! It all started with a book. I can recite Cave Baby by Julia Donaldson from memory, and truth to tell, I often do. There were a...

Women’s History

Famous Women in History for Kids

Famous Women in History for Kids

March is a Women's History Month. Explore the topic of famous women in history for kids together with us! Do you know who wrote the first novel? Murasaki Shikibu, a lady-in-waiting who lived in Japan between the 10th and 11th centuries, is considered to be the world’s...

Women in History Books for Kids

Women in History Books for Kids

To celebrate Women's History Month, we have selected 25 of the best picture books about inspiring women for kids! Do you read books with children? If you're on this page, you're probably a dedicated book lover, just like me. Personally, I have always preferred...

Famous Women in History: Printable Paper Dolls

Famous Women in History: Printable Paper Dolls

Famous Women in History Dress-Up Dolls feature printable costumes of twenty women who have changed the world. Print, cut and learn about twenty inspiring heroines. One of the many reasons I like using paper dolls for teaching is because they make it easy for kids to...

Famous Women Poster + Free Colouring Page

Famous Women Poster + Free Colouring Page

In celebration of women's history month, I'd like to share a free colouring page and a printable poster with you, featuring twelve famous women and their inspiring quotes. Throughout history and across the globe, whenever women wanted to do something daring, they...

Famous Women in History: Guess Who Game for Kids

Famous Women in History: Guess Who Game for Kids

Using this educational game, dedicated to famous women in history for kids, you will learn about twenty amazing heroines who changed the world. Includes Marie Curie, Frida Kahlo, Florence Nightingale, Rosa Parks, and many more!   Do you know who wrote the first...

GEOGRAPHY

Christmas Trivia for Kids

Christmas Trivia for Kids

Christmas Trivia for kids is a fun way to challenge each other to a battle of wits. Enjoy the season and learn together! Where did the trend of decorating Christmas trees originate? Why were candy canes invented?  Which carol inspired the impromptu Christmas...

Draw the Missing Half: Landmarks

Draw the Missing Half: Landmarks

Use architectural landmarks to explain symmetry to children, then create simple symmetrical drawings with these printable draw-the-missing-half art prompts! Why is architectural symmetry so satisfying? One possible reason is that it reflects the human body, which has...

Diverse Paper Dolls

Diverse Paper Dolls

Select a free printable paper doll that looks like you, from a new big pack of diverse paper dolls! You can also colour your very own. When reading books, watching cartoons, and playing with toys, children naturally gravitate towards characters they can relate to....

Christmas Around the World Colouring Pages

Christmas Around the World Colouring Pages

Celebrate the winter holidays with a free poster of Christmas characters and Christmas around the world colouring pages! The closer it gets to the winter vacation, the more challenging it becomes to get any schoolwork done. Cue holiday-inspired (but secretly, quite...

Christmas Paper Dolls

Christmas Paper Dolls

Learn about Christmas traditions around the world with Christmas paper dolls, featuring nineteen gift-bringing characters from different cultures! From the famed Santa Claus to the mysterious Olentzero, from the sweet Christkind to the horrifying Krampus—the world is...

Christmas Guess Who Game

Christmas Guess Who Game

Have fun playing our printable Christmas Guess Who Game while learning about twenty regional Christmas characters and Christmas traditions around the world! In places where the seasons are well defined and the winter months are cold, December often brings a...

USA: States, Capitals and Flags – Printable Bingo and Memory Games

USA: States, Capitals and Flags – Printable Bingo and Memory Games

This printable game is made to help children learn all the USA states, their capitals and flags. Using the same cards, they can play several games, including bingo, memory and matching games. What is the capital of Alaska? Which state has a pelican on its flag? Find...

Canada: Provinces, Capitals and Flags – Printable Learning Game

Canada: Provinces, Capitals and Flags – Printable Learning Game

This printable game is designed to encourage learning about the Canadian provinces, their flags and capital cities. What is the capital of Nunavut? Which province has a ship on its flag? Find out while playing this game! From talking to people around the world, I've...

School Uniforms Around the World: Printable Dress-Up Paper Dolls

School Uniforms Around the World: Printable Dress-Up Paper Dolls

Explore cultural diversity with kids by getting our printable paper dolls ready for school and dressing them up in a variety of school uniforms around the world! It is always fascinating to learn what is different about life in other parts of the world. Ever since I...

SOCIOLOGY

Proverb Matching Game

Proverb Matching Game

Introduce children to proverbs by playing a free printable game of matching proverbs with their meanings! Let sleeping dogs lie. Beggars can't be choosers. Strike while the iron is hot. Now and again, I would share one of these traditional wisdoms with my son, and he...

Finish the Proverb Writing Prompts

Finish the Proverb Writing Prompts

Finish the proverbs with these free printable worksheets. Both a great creative writing prompt for children and a memory exercise for adults! As you sow, so shall you reap. Very wise. As old proverbs tend to be. But... Doesn't actually say much to modern children,...

Social Stories with Puppets

Social Stories with Puppets

Prepare children for new social experiences by making social stories and acting them out with shadow puppets! Getting ready for a birthday party, talking about what to do when you get lost, or outlining the rules of behaviour on the playground? I bet that as a parent...

Free Printable Mood & Emotion Wheel Chart for Children

Free Printable Mood & Emotion Wheel Chart for Children

Help children learn about emotions and track their moods with this free printable mood & emotion wheel! I distinctly remember studying trigonometric functions at school - knowledge that I acquired through hours of repetitive exercises and never once used in my...

Printable Board Game for Kids to Learn about Emotions

Printable Board Game for Kids to Learn about Emotions

EMOTIONS is a fun printable board game for kids and adults to play together! Players will be challenged to act, discuss and imagine, while learning all about emotions and each other. Now that my kids are of the board game playing age, and we have begun our collection...

Emotion Paper Dolls for Teaching Kids about Emotions: Boy Edition

Emotion Paper Dolls for Teaching Kids about Emotions: Boy Edition

Make a printable dress-up paper doll that will teach children about emotions and the way they're expressed through body language. Instead of costumes, this paper doll changes faces.  This version features a boy doll, specially designed for boys, who would look for a...