Boys

15-min. ideas On the Internet

Make a word search

There are lots of free, online sites that will let you make a fun word search puzzle. They’re great for car rides, snow (or rainy) days, or any time when your kid says “I’m bored!” And of course, they’re terrific for literacy because the more exposure kids have to words, […]

"Acclaimed architect influenced by his Indigenous heritage & European Expressionism. Douglas Cardinal." - Twitter feed of Evan Munday, @idontlikemunday
On the Internet

#365 Canadians on Twitter @idontlikemunday

Canadian illustrator (and author) Evan Munday has a great project going on Twitter, and it might get your kid interested in reading about interesting Canadians. Every day in 2017 (Canada’s 150th anniversary), he’s posting an illustration of a “famous Canadian you don’t know.” Each one features a short (well, Twitter-length […]

Boys Great books

“The Hypnotists” by Gordon Korman

Ever since he was a teenager and winning awards for his fabulous Macdonald Hall series, Canadian author Gordon Korman has been getting kids reading, and turning them into life-long readers. Korman has a knack for creating likeable, memorable characters, interesting worlds and unique situations. His new The Hypnotists is no exception. Like a playful […]