The Canada Pavilion at Epcot in Walt Disney World is the first country guests encounter as they enter World Showcase from the right. It is a beautiful introduction to this amazing country and visitors young and old have a lot to learn. Disney educational resources are a great way to explore your child’s love of World Showcase at home. If your child wants to learn more, there are plenty of educational resources for Epcot’s Canada Pavilion.
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Educational Resources for Epcot’s Canada Pavilion
The Canada Pavilion is a diverse mix of Eastern and Western Canadian architecture and landscaping.
As you ascend the stairs into the heart of the Canada pavilion, you immediately find yourself immersed in architecture from all over the country. There is the Hotel du Canada, which was modeled after the of the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa. You also see three large totem poles that highlight the culture and artwork native to various areas of Canada.
The Canada pavilion is so beautiful, with it’s extensive landscaping. You can find gardens meant to represent the Butchart Gardens outside of Victoria, British Columbia. The large area features a pond, small cabin, and many gorgeous flowers. There is even a huge waterfall at the back of the pavilion.
Educational Resources for Epcot’s Canada Pavilion at Home
When you are not in the park, you can use this fun Epcot pavilion as inspiration for learning at home. Give these fun activities and books a try.
Crafts and Activities to Learn About Canada
Young children can celebrate Canada and learn about their flag with these sensory bin activities from One Time Through.
And Next Comes L has a fun Canada themed I spy game for kids.
For easy learning activities for younger children, check out this free printable Canada activity book from Frugal Mom Eh.
How Wee Learn shows you how to make handprint Canada flags with your child.
The whole family can have fun making traditional Canadian poutine with this recipe from Castle View Academy.
Books About Canada
In The Kids Book of Canada by Barbara Greenwood, children can learn all about Canada’s history, traditions, symbols, and more.
The Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries non-fiction series features a fact-filled book about Canada.
Older children can learn all about Canada’s extensive history in Canada Year by Year by Elizabeth MacLeod
Young children can learn about Canada’s symbols while practicing their letters in Canada ABC by Paul Covello.