Did you know Canada was founded on July 1, 1867 or that they have two official languages? If not then it is time for you and your kids to brush up on Canadian history. Get your family ready for Canadian Independence Day. Use these 3 Canadian history apps available to download on a tablet or smartphone.
Subscription based, Canada’s History Magazine shows the country’s history like never before. A mix of feature stories, columns, photos and maps, stories come to life through rich details and different voices. Stories are written by museum curators, authors, journalists and historians who are from Canada and love the history. Read stories about tavern keepers, crime and courage, all in a magazine layout built specifically for mobile. The most comprehensive app about Canadian history offers a free 30 day trial and then a subscription for only $16.49 (Canada) or $21.99 (US). It is available for iOS and Android.
Built by the same company responsible for Canada’s History Magazine, Kayak is designed for kids 7-12 years old. Featuring stories on famous Canadians, comics, games and more children learn about history in new and exciting ways. Kayak educates and entertains with graphics and content that will interest kids. Used by teachers and parents across Canada, the app is free and available for iOS and Android. Subscriptions are $8.49 (Canada) and $10.99 (US) and give users access to 4 new magazines a year.
CPAC Quiz Canada challenges users to see how much they really know about Canada. Featuring 3 different levels Junior, Novice and Advanced, this multiple choice quiz game allows users to post high scores and challenge friends. Completely free the app features questions verified by CPAC and Historica Canada. CPAC Quiz has hundreds of questions and can be downloaded on iOS and Android.
Think you know Canada history? Learn more or teach your children using these 3 apps perfect for your tablet or smartphone.