What does snow look like? Snow (an uncountable noun) is made up of millions of individual snowflakes. Each snowflake is unique. No two snowflakes look the same. Of course, snowflakes are so tiny that it’s impossible to compare them, but every Canadian schoolchild learns that each snowflake is unique! A light snowfall creates a dusting […]
English Vocabulary: 7 Things to Do in the Snow!
I can’t believe that there are people in this world who have never seen snow. I can’t imagine living WITHOUT snow! Summers in Canada are nice and warm, so we can do fun stuff like swimming, hiking, camping, and spending time at the beach. Unlike many countries in the world, however, we get to do […]
The Story of Santa Claus
Santa goes by many names – Santa Claus, St. Nick, Kris Kringle, or Father Christmas. He lives at the North Pole, where he also has a toy workshop. He keeps an eye on children around the world and he knows if they’ve been naughty or nice! Just before Christmas, children can write letters to Santa […]
The Story of Christmas
The Christmas season has begun and everyone is getting into the Christmas spirit! We wish each other ‘Merry Christmas’ and send Christmas cards to family and friends. We decorate the outside of our houses in brightly coloured lights and the inside with Christmas-themed decorations. Every town and city has a Santa Claus parade. Workplaces have […]