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With glowing hearts we see thee rise,
The True North strong and free!

From far and wide,
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

from “O Canada”

Canada is the second largest country in the world, and home to amazing people, plants, and animals. Grab our Canada Lapbook and enjoy some time traveling through this great North American country.

Canada Lapbook Information

Official Name: Canada

Size: 35,881,659 square miles

Capital: Ottawa

Official Languages: English, French

Currency: Canadian Dollar

Climate: Argentina’s climate is mostly warm and dry; it is very cold in the southwest part of the country.

Population: For current information, use this website: Population of Countries

Comparing Times: To compare the time in the capital city to the time where you live, use this website: The World Clock

Places to Visit in Canada: Your student will need to research places to visit in Canada in order to complete the mini-book.

Animals in Canada: Read through the information on the cards provided. If your older student wants to write out her own facts, simply print the photo cards (not the information cards) and let her research and write her own facts on the back of each card.

National Anthem: Read through the words of the national anthem together. Compare and contrast it with your country’s national anthem.

Make a Salt Dough Map: Add to your Canada study by making a salt dough map of Canada.

National Geographic Site: National Geographic has an amazing Canada site for your student to explore.

Canada Lapbook Sample

Here is a Canada Lapbook example to help you with ideas for your own Canada Lapbook. This sample lapbook was made with one file folder and one center extension (a piece of cardstock taped to the center section).

Canada Lapbook Sample
Canada Lapbook Sample with Center Extension Lifted

How to Get Started with Your Canada Lapbook

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Canada Lapbook.

  1. If you want, go to your local library and check out books about Canada. Children Just Like Me features a day in the life of Lauryn, a girl from Canada.
  2. Print the Canada Lapbook.
  3. Choose and prepare the lapbook mini-books you want to use with your student.
  4. Enjoy a week of reading and learning all about Canada.

Download Your Canada Lapbook

Explore Our Resources for Canada

Here are some other unit studies and lapbooks featuring Canada as the setting.

The Three Snow Bears Unit Study & Lapbook
Flight of the Union Unit Study
Very Last First Time Printables

If you are looking for additional country lapbooks, try our geography lapbook index.