Around the World

CIA World Factbook

Facts about countries from around the world.

Cultural Profiles Project

Produced by Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, each article has overview of life and customs in the profiled country. (Information available in English and French).

World Flag Database

Find flags and arms (if available) for countries of the world, and organizations and Canada.

Colouring book of flags (Flags of the World)

This site provides blank flags which you can print and colour.

National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas

Do you need a map for that project? Print out blank maps of provinces, countries, continents and the entire world from the people who make maps for a living, National Geographic.

National Atlas of Canada Online

Quick maps available for all the Canada and of the world (available in colour or outline maps).

Holidays in Canada

List of national holidays, some with their history. (Information available in English and French.)

Holidays web sites (KidsClick! directory)

Listing of holiday related web sites from the KidsClick! search directory.

Internet Picture Dictionary

Flashcards, word scramble add to this picture dictionary for English, French, Spanish, German and Italian. Search for a word or browse the categories, like musical instruments and school.

Encyclopedia Mythica

Short articles on all your favourite gods, goddesses, heroes and heroines from mythology.


Read your favourite myths about Greek heroes and gods.

Catholic Online Saints and Angels

Information about saint, patrons and feast days.