BiblioEnfants (TumbleBook Library in French!)
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
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French Word Games
Thy these matching games and crossword puzzles. From Canadian Parents for French.
Test your knowledge of French foods with this hangman game.
Letters, Numbers, Colours...
Try out the various activities on French basics.
French Grammar Quizzes
French Verb & Grammar Help
Includes language, expressions, emotions, pronunciation, computer terms and more.
French Language Games
Matching, jumbles, speed tests, quizzes...
Acapela Text to Speech
Type in a sentance and hear how it should sound when spoken. (this site is for demo/evaluation purposes)
L'Encyclopedie de la musique au Canada
Learn all about music in Canada through the ages - in french.
L'art d'ollustrer (ages 12+)
Discover illustrators of children's books and the different artistic styles found in picture books.
Match the french numbers in word and number format
Geared towards grades 4 - 6, this site provides fun resources and online games in French.
Geared towards grade 7-9 studnets. Contains games, lessons & challenges to test your math skills.
The Ontario Government’s “OnZone"
Students can take a tour of Ontario by viewing some cool videos of our province, and learn some fun facts about Ontario, its history, government, famous personalities and communities. “Energenie” (Energy Genius) provides students with suggestions for saving energy at home.
Note: Provincial government websites are also available in French.
Gives you information on provincial and territorial flags, flowers and other symbols.
History of the French People in Quebec
History of the French People in Quebec, from Laval University, traces this history from the time of the French exploration of La Nouvelle-France in the 1500’s to the 1900’s modernization of Quebec and the province’s more recent history. The website also includes a helpful series of maps depicting the changing borders of the province over the years.
Confederation for Kids
Learn how Canada was formed, the provinces, the people that made it happen and more.
Canada in the Making
Canada in the Making uses narrative text linked to primary source materials from the Early Canadian Online collection, images and maps to present Canada’s history. Pioneers, immigrants, aboriginal treaties and relations, and our constitutional history are featured.
Chronological History of Quebec
The Chronological History of Quebec spans the years from Jacques Cartier’s discovery of Quebec to the Plains of Abraham, to the World War 2 Conscription issue, to the Meech Lake Accord, and on.
Fur Trade in Canada & the North West Company
It was the fur trade which led to the European exploration of most of Canada and the interaction with Canada’s aboriginal peoples, and drove Canada’s early economy. This website covers the fur trade and the history of the North West Company.
1837-8 Rebellion in Lower Canada
The 1837-8 Rebellion in Lower Canada includes biographies of key personalities involved (click on the image of each person for more info), chronology, events, links. The website includes a link to the Upper Canada Rebellion (presented in English).
Maps of Canada and Provinces for printing
Food & Nutrition
Consumer Health Complete
Select French language in top corner to translate search screen. Use your library card to log in.
Science Net, from the Toronto Public Library System, can be searched using an A to Z index or by subject (astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, geology, paleontology, physics and zoology). The links provided are to websites both in French and English, and Canadian resources are clearly indicated as such.
Astrofiles, as you would expect, is a French-language website dedicated to astronomy and space. It includes information about the solar system, the galaxies beyond, how to choose a telescope, famous astronomers and interviews with professional astronomers.
A fascinating website, Nine Planets offers information and photos of the nine planets (including Pluto), the sun and our solar system, other systems, space vehicles, and more. Mythology associated with the planets is included.
History of Volcanoes
The History of Volcanoes website takes users to some of the world’s volcanoes in photos and text, with lots of information about volcanoes in general. Students can visit http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/volcanoes/index_f.php to learn about Canada’s volcanoes. (Natural Resources Canada also offers information about earthquakes in Canada, at http://seismescanada.rncan.gc.ca/zones/index-fra.php.)
Nature Canada & The Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Nature Canada and The Canadian Wildlife Federation websites offer information about Canada’s native plants and wildlife, invasive species, endangered species, climate change and ecology, fisheries, Canada’s boreal forest – and more. For younger students, Canada’s Hinterland Who’s Who(in French) about Canada’s birds and other wildlife, Canadian Species at Risk, how climate change and pollution affects birds and other wildlife, our boreal forest, biodiversity, invasive alien species in Canada, and more.
Exotic Animal Database
With the Exotic Animals Database, students can learn all about the many fascinating species of lizards, snakes and birds.
Grzimek's Animal Life
Are you researching an animal? Here you can find detailed information on over 4000 different species of mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, and more! Each article can be translated to French.
Available in the library or from home (at home, you need to enter your library card number as a password)
Canadian Encyclopedia in French
Atlas of Canada in French
Statistics Canada for Kids - en Francais
Encyclopedie Decouverte - World Book in French (requires your SPL library card)
CBC Radio - for Toddlers
Fun games for toddlers and preschoolers
CBC Radio - for Kids
Fun games, video,
books, music and more - all en french.
Games from TFO
French Word searches
Colouring, games, jokes, videos and more