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Primary Junior Social Studies Teacher Resources

Here you will find teacher and classroom resources to support The Ontario Curriculum: Social Studies, Grades 1 to 6 (2018).

Web Sites

First Peoples of Canada

Canadian Museum of History - First Peoples of Canada

Details the impact of the arrival of newcomers to Canada on the Indigenous Peoples, including alliances during the fur trade period, the Métis, residential schools, and treaties.

Kid's Site of Canadian Settlement

canadian settlement site

A site from the government of Canada that explains when and why people came to Canada.


A Lifetime Day by Day: Five Women and their Diaries

A lifetime day by day: five women and their diaries

"A diary is a daily record of a person’s experiences.  These women - from Ontario during the last half of the 19th century - wrote about their families and friends, occupations and social interactions, and incidentally about their communities."

Virtual Museum of New France

Virtual Museum of New France

A look at the colonies and empires, population, everyday life, economic activities and heritage of New France.  From the Canadian Museum of History.

Native Land

Native Land

Indigenous nations and territories overlaid on a map of Canada and the world.

Fun & Games

ABCya! Educational Computer Games for Kids

ABCya! Educational Computer Games for Kids

Games and apps for the pre-K to grade 6 classroom.

TVO Kids - Games

tvo kids help zone

"Covering virtually all Ontario Curriculum areas for Grades JK-5, TVO-produced children’s content is built in collaboration with educational consultants and classroom-tested to ensure specific educational objectives are met."