OFTP

SUPPLIERS OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS:
books, textbooks, curriculum packages, software and other resources

 

Discounts to Homeschoolers:
Always remember to ask if the supplier offers an "educator's discount" and show your OFTP membership card. Let OFTP know what suppliers offer discounts so that we can pass this information along to the membership.

For a list of textbooks approved by the Ontario Ministry of Education, please visit www.curriculum.org/occ/trillium/.

 

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A+ Books Canada
www.aplusbookscanada.com
136 Gablewood Crescent
London ON N6G 2Z9
Phone: (519) 471-1034
Fax: (519) 653-1563
E-mail: aplus@ (add total.net to complete the email address)
-- Resources for Homeschool and Christian Families.

ABC of Reading
abcofreading.com
Darwin the Dragon Reading Program (and Vowel First Method, its equivalent for adult learners) is a method of teaching the basic skills of reading to students with learning problems, including dyslexia. A highlight of the Program is that it was designed to be presented by people who lack a background in teaching - e.g. parents in particular. To accommodate this feature, the Guide contains clear teaching instructions, detailed lesson plans as well as specific tutor-training instructions and exercises. The Program consists of a guide plus workbook, and three illustrated storybooks.

AccessLearning
www.accesslearning.com
Access Learning & Distribution Access
2 Pardee Avenue, Suite 102
Toronto, ON
M6K 3H5
Phone: (416)363-6765
-- Instant on-demand access to over 3,500 full length and 40,000 clip level educational video programs, including award winning content. You can search, stream and download content that has been correlated to provincial curriculum. Because it is web based, it is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 seven days a week. Free 30 day trial. For more information, contact ontariosales@ (add distributionaccess.com to complete the email address). Please mention that you heard about them through the OFTP.

A EduSmart Educational Supplier
www.eteacherstore.ca
Phone: 416-607-6401
Fax: 416-228-8809
Location: Ontario
— Suppliers of educational resources, books, and games that are correlated to the Ontario curriculum.

Alpha Textbooks
www.alphatextbooks.com
3709 Chesswood Drive
Toronto, ON M3J 2P6
Phone 1-877-63-ALPHA (1-877-632-5742) toll-free
Phone 416-461-3542 Local (Toronto)
Fax 416-778-7976 (Facsimile)
Email info@ (add alphatextbooks.com to complete the email address)
— Full service educational resource outlet specializing in k-12 textbooks, workbooks, ESL, teacher and classroom resource materials. Buy & sell new and used textbooks.

Art of Learning: Creative Educational Resources
Contact: Rachel Ross-Herbison
Email: artofl@ (add look.ca to complete the email address)
Home-based business run by a long-time (since 1994) homeschooling family in BC. Providing Waldorf-inspired homeschooling materials preschool to grade 12. Music, Art and School supply kits for p-8. Suggested reading for the developmental stages p-8. Support and information for alternatives in education. Email Rachel for further information, grade outlines, price lists, etc.

Audiblox
Resources for Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyspraxia
www.audiblox2000.com
A system of cognitive exercises, aimed at the development of foundational learning skills. Effective for dyslexia and other learning difficulties.
Contact: benetta@ (add mweb.co.za to complete the email address)

Blossoming Minds
www.blossomingminds.ca
326 Tipperary Street
Oshawa, ON L1J 6Y1
Phone: 1-877-894-5419 or 905-721-1916
Email: mail@ (add blossomingminds.ca to complete the email address)
Resources for fun and creative learning, many useful for unit studies. Catalogue is available online or in print. Cheque, money order or credit card accepted, and there is now an online shopping cart system as well.

Blue Mantle Educational Supplies
Home School Books and Curriculum ~ Christian Resources and Supplies
www.bluemantle.ca
295 South Gower Drive
RR #2 Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1J0
Phone: 613-258-6833
Toll Free: 1-877-858-6833
Fax: 613-258-7122
Email: bmes@ (add bluemantle.ca to complete the email address)
-- A homeschooling family business that distributes Christian books, resources, and homeschool curriculum. The Regular catalogue includes resources in the following categories: Science, History, Fine Arts, Languages, Geography, Mathematics, Language Arts. The Catholic supplement includes resources in the following categories: Mary, Children, Catechism, Apologetics, Family Life, Bible Studies, Religious Ed, Good Reading, Classical Curr, Lives of Saints, The Holy Father. The Catholic Gift catalogue includes videos, music CDs, board games and more.

Bizzy B'zz Bookbin
Used Curriculum Book store
Contact: Peggy Steer
http://www.bizzybzzbookbin.ca
1999 Emsdale Rd,
Emsdale ON P0A 1J0
Email: bizzybzz@ (add bellnet.ca to complete the email address)
Phone: 705-571-2178 or 705-636-0681
--We carry curriculum, novels and other homeschool resources. If it's used by a homeschooler, we will accept items on consignment. Curriculum, Games, posters, books, maps, plus... Will arrange pick up of consignment items where possible. Contact us for info.

Canadian Home Education Resources
Good Stuff for Home School Families
www.CanadianHomeEducation.com
108 1289 Highfield Cr SE, Calgary AB T2G 5M2
cher@CanadianHomeEducation.com
Phone (800) 345-2952 or (403) 243-4443
Fax (403) 243-9727
-- We are the Canadian Suppliers for Five In A Row, Greenleaf Press, Writing Strands, and WriteShop plus other "Good Stuff for Home School Families". CHER carries materials for grades K - 12. We carry parent resources including Charlotte Mason and a wide variety of books, games and materials for all subjects. Unit Studies, language arts, novels & such, math, maniplulatives, science, history & geography - Canada and World, Bible, languages, music, ecomomics, early education, fun & games, Alpha Omega, Bob Jones, Saxon and more. Check out our online catalogue or order a free print catalogue.

Cascia Books
www.casciabooks.com
5727 60 Ave.
Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1J2
Email: (add casciabooks.com to complete each email address)
orders@
customerservice@
comments@
-- Publishes homeschooling planners, menu planners, chore charts, incentive charts, homeschooling report sheets, and an activity advent calendar. Specializes in Catholic versions of these organizational products but some are non-denominational.

Castle Rock Research Corporation
www.castlerockreseach.com
Email: tsellers@ (add castlerockresearch.com to complete the email address)
Head Office: 2410 Manulife Place
10180 - 101 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 3S4
Contact: 647-201-9456 (Tim Sellers) or 800-840-6224 (customer service/technical support)

Castle Rock Research Corporation, a Canadian publisher of digital and print educational resources for grades 3-12, has developed curriculum-specific digital and print resources for Ontario! Our flagship product – SOLARO – Student Oriented Learning, Assessment, and Reporting Online is 100% aligned to the Ontario curriculum. SOLARO is a grade 3-12 learning resource for Mathematics, Science, and English Language Arts that is accessible online and on mobile devices. SOLARO provides educational content consisting of lessons, activities, practice exercises, quizzes, and detailed solutions. Content, in the form of text, graphics, or multimedia (including audio, video, and animation), is available 24 hours a day in a well-organized, searchable, and highly engaging system. In depth information on SOLARO is available at: www.solaro.com. Please contact Tim Sellers for more information.

Core Learning Software
www.core-learning.com
Telephone: 1-800-270-4643
Fax: 1-800-399-0695
General Information: info@ (add core-learning.com to complete the email address)
Education and Corporate Sales: Allen Croxall - allen@ (add core-learning.com to complete the email address)
--Developers of educational software for math, language, health, creativity and testing.

www.currclick.com
Currclick has great resources for homeschooling materials which ranging from birth to college placement. You can get resources there for affordable prices, and many are free. They have materials for homeschoolers who have special needs with ADD/ADHD, Auditory Impairments, Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism/Asperger's, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Fine Motor Considerations, General, Gifted, Learning Style Considerations, Reading Recovery, Sensory Processing Disorders, Short Term and Long Term Memory Difficulty, Speech-Language Impairments, and Visual Disorders/Impairments. They also have live classes that are online and many subject materials including arts, Bible and Religions, English, Foreign Languages, Holidays and Seasonal, Homeschool Help, Life Skills, Math, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies and History. They have many different product types such as audio, core curriculum, eBooks/PDF, lapbooks, and unit studies.

Curriculum Services Canada (CSC)
www.curriculum.org
439 University Avenue, Suite 2220 Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Y8
Telephone: 416-591-1576
Toll-free: 1-800-837-3048
Fax: 416-591-1578
Email: csc@ (add curriculum.org to complete the email address)
-- Curriculum Services Canada (CSC) is the Pan-Canadian standards agency for quality assurance in learning products and programs. They are not-for-profit and provide services including development, implementation, evaluation, and accreditation of teaching and/or learning resources, and the delivery of web-based professional learning opportunities across Canada and internationally. CSC works closely with the Ontario Ministry of Education and many of its initiatives related to curriculum and to student success.

Donna Ward/Northwoods Press
www.donnaward.net
5 Lisas Dr. RR#1
Woodstock ON N4S 7V6
Email: info@ (add donnaward.net to complete the email address)
Phone: 519-456-0470
-- many Canadian educational books including historical fiction and several Canadian history/geography curricula which have been widely used across the country by home educators and were written by Donna herself, who homeschooled four children for 13 years.

Electronic Wizard Apprenticeship
www.kidstuff.co.uk
Ian and Bean Moore
Sun House, 33 Church Lane,
North Bradley, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 0TE
UK
Email: apprenticeship@ (add kidstuff.co.uk to complete the email address)
Phone: U.K. (0044) (0)1225 760629
-- a distance course in electronics offered by The Windmill Workshops in the U.K. Not a textbook type of course, though--what you are signing up for is a one-year subscription to a monthly electronics project kit that arrives in the mail, and an online forum for discussion and technical support. The hands-on projects include solar energy, building circuits, soldering, light and sound, computer programming, radio and more.

English Grammar
www.englishgrammar101.com
- step by step instruction for students grades 6 to 12. Lessons provided online for a monthly fee.

Exclusive Educational Products
www.exclusiveeducational.ca
Head Office: 243 Saunders Road, Barrie, Ontario L4N 9A3
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-563-1166 or (705) 725-1166, Fax: (705) 725-1167
Email: mail@exclusiveeducational.ca
-- for Grades K to 12; specialize in design and technology, science and math providing manipulatives and resources; publish resources in English and French; developing resources for home education market; call and request a catalogue.

Federation of Ontario Naturalists (FON)
www.ontarionature.org
355 Lesmill Road, Don Mills, Ontario M3B 2W8
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-440-2366 or (416) 444-8419, Fax: (416) 444-9866
Email: info@ontarionature.org
-- FON is a charitable organization that protects Ontario's nature through research, education and conservation action; provide books and resources on nature, mammals, birds, flowers, insects, reptiles, science, geography, wetlands, habitats, Wildlife in Jeopardy Kit, watersheds, wetlands, sustainable development and much more for various age levels; can shop on-line.

Fire the Imagination
www.firetheimagination.ca
21Suffolk St W
Guelph ON N1H 2H9
Tel/Fax: 1-888-780-0864
Email: firetheimagination@ (add sympatico.ca to complete the email address)
--Canadian Distributor for Jim Weiss' award-winning storytelling audio. His recordings span all historical time periods and include works by GAHenty. Jim is also the voice behind Susan Wise-Bauer's latest audio release Story of the World Volume 3. In addition to providing Jim's recordings to homeschoolers, Fire the Imagination also distributes the Classical Kids series including Teachers' Guides, Mozart Effect audio for improving memory and spatial abilities and The Best of Collection, a series of classical music recordings chosen by the Classical Kids creator, Susan Hammond.

French Essentials
www.frenchessentials.com
-- Complete curriculum for learning French, sold in downloadable modules. Sample lessons on the website so you can evaluate it before purchasing. Designed by experienced French teachers specifically for home learners, it is clear and easy to use and does not require previous knowledge of French. The lessons teach French in an easy-to-follow, gradual, step-by-step method with video & audio instruction that allows students to interact with the language in a fun and engaging way.

Head Start Learning Material
www.headstartkids.com
5489 Highway 47
Uxbridge ON L9P 1R1
Phone: 647-966-2943
Fax: 905-940-4553
Email: irene@ (add headstartkids.com to complete the email address)
— A family-owned business operated by a certified and experienced Montessori teacher. Learning materials are sets of colourful cards, available laminated for more durability or non-laminated for smaller budgets. Subjects include Geography, Zoology, Astronomy, The Seasons, The Five Senses, Canada Cards (which are an assortment of pictures and symbols that are part of Canada's geography, culture and history), and 3 Reading Programs.

Heritage Resources
www.heritageresources.ca
Box 1275
Carman, Manitoba R0G 0J0
Phone: 204-745-3094
Fax: 204-745-2728
Email len@ (add heritageresources.ca to complete the email address)
-- homeschool curriculum from many different suppliers; a lot of Christian curriculum.

HomeSchool and More
www.homeschoolandmore.ca
29 Donald Drive
Charlottetown, PE C1E 1Z5
Phone: (902) 629-1755
Fax: (902) 629-1780
Email: questions@ (add homeschoolandmore.ca to complete the email address)
Curriculum, novels and other resources for homelearning, plus books to help the homeschooling parent. Order online or by phone, fax, email, or regular mail. View the catalogue online or contact them to have a print catalogue sent.

Homeschool Beaver
www.homeschoolbeaver.com
Home of Canadian History Tunes, a CD of 25 original songs to help students of all ages learn about some of the most important events and people in Canadian History, including all the Canadian Prime Ministers up to Stephen Harper. Created and performed by a certified teacher who is also a professional performer and now a homeschooling mom.

Independent Learning Centre (ILC) curriculum materials (distributed by RR Donnelly)
www.ilc.org/pdfs/sales/e_catalogue_en.pdf
www.ilc.org/pdfs/sales/e_catalogue_fr.pdf
The above links are to the catalogues of ILC courses available for sale (courses in English and courses in French, respectively), and are on the ILC website. However, these materials are distributed through RR Donnelly, which is the company you'll be dealing with for the actual purchase, so all the below contact information is for that distributor:
Inquiries by Email: ILC@ (add rrd.com to complete the email address)
Inquiries by Phone: 905.362.3240
Inquiries by Toll-free Phone: 1.888.362.3240
Orders by Fax: 905.362.3241
Orders by Toll-free Fax: 1.888.362.3241
Orders by Mail (print out the online shopping cart form):
ILC c/o RR Donnelly
6100 Vipond Drive
Mississauga ON L5T 2X1
-- Elementary and high school curriculum materials. Aside from offering distance course enrollment for high school credits (www.ilc.org/school/cou_cred_courses.php), the ILC also offers its curriculum materials for sale independently, through its distributor, RR Donnelly. There are currently 77 courses in English and 60 courses in French. Each course generally has 4 or 5 units, with 5 lessons per unit. High school course units can be purchased individually or by complete course. Elementary grade materials (in English only) are purchased by complete grade. Where applicable, prices for materials include a one-year license to access digital course components. For most ease of use, start your ordering process with the PDF catalogue (links provided above) and follow the links that relate to what you wish to order. Once you've clicked an Order button (dark grey for Order Full Course, light grey for Order by Unit, orange when hovered), the order will be added to the shopping cart. You can view the cart (and print it out for mailing your order) by clicking on the GO button at the top right-hand side of the page where it provides a count of the items in the cart -- be aware that the icon for the shopping cart is not a shopping cart, but a clipboard.

Intelligent Training Solutions
Mike Glavic, CUO
6381 Glengate Street
Niagara Falls, ON
Home: (905)357-7210
Cell: (905)348-4774
E-mail: itsol@ (add cogeco.ca to complete the email address)
Canadian home distributor-reseller and service facilitator of the Discrete Trial Trainer, an ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) based software solution for early and special-needs learners under the developmental age of 9. I would be only too happy to do a demonstration for those interested in learning more about the D. T. Trainer, or give it free, for thirty days to try, for those interested in researching it that way. More information on this exceptional educational product resource can be found at www.dttrainer.com.

Kaleeka Press
kaleeka.com
Educational books and programs in early childhood education, poetry, and languages. The French-learning program Ecoutez, Parlez! and Spanish-learning program Escucha y Hablemos! each consist of 4 books + 4 workbooks for Beginner to Intermediate. Designed to be self directed. Kaleeka Press does not sell directly to the public but you can find a list of retailers on their website.

Kids Can Press
www.kidscanpress.com (click on link to Canadian site) or http://www.kidscanpress.com/canada/
29 Birch Avenue, Toronto Ontario M4V 1E2
In Toronto: (416) 925-5437, Outside Toronto: 1-800-265-0884,
Fax: (416) 960-5437
Email: webmaster@kidscan.com
-- literature for many age ranges; books about Canada and its history, poetry, nature, science, sports, how-to and crafts; homeschool unit studies available; call and ask for a catalogue; can download catalogue from website.

Knowledge Probe Inc.
www.kprobe.com
Mark Kolb, Aurora, Ontario
-- I write educational software as a hobby and have a site with free math software and low-cost language software. Mixed-Up Math is very popular and has been downloaded over 5,000 times in last 2 months.

Learning Advantage
www.learningadvantage.ca
Contact: Mike Lewis
Phone: 905-952-7970
-- A line of activity books in both French and English from grades K-Grade 7 written by Ontario teachers based on the Ontario curriculum.

The Learning House
www.learninghouse.ca
Box 333, 61 Hamilton St.
Goderich, ON N7A 4C6
Phone: 519-524-5607
Toll Free Order Line: 1-866-875-5550
Fax: 519-524-4235
Email: info@ (add learninghouse.ca to complete the email address)
-- resources for teaching children with learning difficulties, family building resources, unit studies and creative teaching resources, Bible curriculum, preschool material, math, phonics, readers, printing, writing, keyboarding, home education software, language study, science, history, social studies, geography, art, games that teach, just for fun resources and much more; call and request a catalogue or view online.

Louise Kool & Galt
www.louisekool.com
180 Middlefield Road, Scarborough Ontario M1S 4M6
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-268-4011 or (416) 293-0312
Toll Free Fax: 1-800-482-7905 or (416) 293-9543
Email: service@louisekool.com
-- early childhood materials; huge selection of educational materials for ECE & Primary Grades; free teacher activities on website; catalogue contains children's toys and resources to use for construction & early technology, science, math, language, music & audio visual, also contains puzzles, games, arts & crafts and much more; can visit their showroom; call and request a catalogue.

Mail-a-Tale
www.mailatale.ca
Email: www.facebook.com/mailatale
-- This is an Ontario based business that focuses on monthly book boxes for kids. Users sign up online and they deliver a box of great reads, every month! They work with teachers, librarians and sometimes guest authors to curate a wonderful selection. It allows parents to receive an easy delivery, every month and spend less time searching and buying the right titles.

McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited
www.mcgrawhill.ca
300 Water Street, Whitby, Ontario L1N 9B6
General Inquiries: (905) 430-5000, Toll Free Order Desk: 1-800-565-5758
-- resources for Elementary and Secondary education (Grades K-12) in a variety of subject areas as well as resources for higher education.

More Than Books
see Blue Mantle Educational Supplies

Nallenart
www.nallenart.on.ca
Educational and Creative Design Services
Box 130, Ridgeway, Ontario L0S 1N0
Telephone: (905) 894-9558, Fax: (905) 894-5795
Canada & U.S. Toll Free Phone: 1-888-803-7567
Email: mail@nallenart.on.ca
Retail Store located at: Nallenart Family Bookstore, 355 Ridge Road, Ridgeway, Ontario
-- provides educational and resource materials to schools and home schoolers; resources in French, Music, Art, History, Reading, Science; also has record keeping and organizational materials for home educators and other resources for parents and students; links to other sites from website; call and request a catalogue

The North American Montessori Center (NAMC)
www.montessoritraining.net
13469 - 27th Avenue
Surrey, BC Canada V4P 1Z1
joyce@ (add montessoritraining.net to complete the email address)
1-877-531-6665
(604) 531-6665
NAMC provides high-quality, full color curriculum manuals for the homeschooler, for teaching children from birth to age 9.

Parentbooks
www.parentbooks.ca
201 Harbord St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 1H6
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-209-9182 or (416) 537-8334, Fax: (416) 537-9499
Email: (Inquiries) info@parentbooks.ca, (Sales) orders@parentbooks.ca
-- stocks books on topics ranging from childbirth and infant care to education and health, parenting skills and psychology. Can visit the store in Toronto or view the booklist and purchase on-line. Lots of books about education, homeschooling and learning resources.

Pearson Canada
www.pearsoned.ca
26 Prince Andrew Place, Toronto, Ontario M3C 2T8
Toll Free Telephone: 1-800-263-9965 or (416) 447-5101
Fax: (416) 443-0948
-- resources for language arts, math, science, social studies, French as a second language, music; publishes and sells learning and teaching resources in all formats in all required subject areas across all Grade levels from K to 12 in Canada; also has learning materials for college and university; call and request a catalogue.

Portage & Main Press
(formerly Peguis Publishers)
www.portageandmainpress.com
Order From: P. Tyrrell Associates, Telephone: (905) 639-7320,
Fax: (905) 639-5748
Email: ptyrrell@idirect.com,
-- resources for hands-on science, beginning reading/guided reading, spelling, writing, poetry, art and more for the elementary level; call and request a catalogue.

Quality Classrooms
www.qualityclassrooms.com
Phone: 1-888-517-8282
Fax: 1-888-246-7475
— Canadian-content educational resources including books, manipulatives, games, arts & crafts supplies, learning aids, and other play and learning materials in all subjects, plus classroom items such as child-scale furniture. Free catalogue on request, or browse and order online.

Razzberry Publishing
Mickey Eves, Author and Illustrator
www.mickeyeves.com
134 Olive Street
Holland Landing
Ontario, Canada
L9N 1M2
mickey@ (add mickeyeves.com to complete the email address)
— Sept. 2005, released a new series of picture books called The Canucks, to aid children with Canadian geography. There are 13 Canadian characters, each named for a province or territory. In the first book the characters head off to explore Ottawa and what there is to discover during Winterlude. The other books in the series will each feature one of the other provinces or territories and some of the interesting things it has to offer.

READ for Your Life Bookstore
Darlene Ashe - owner
46 King St. N.
Waterloo ON N2J 2W8
(inside Princess Twin Theatre Complex)
519-342-0512
Open Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10am to 6pm
— offers gently used children's books, parenting and teaching resources, Read Aloud Storytimes, Books for Babies program, personalized shopping, reluctant reader assistance, Book related art, journals, gifts.

Reading Eggs
www.readingeggs.com
This is an online educational program where children learn to read. Each child is offered individual, one-on-one lessons that allow children to progress at their own rate. Free 14 day trial.

Reading Horizons at Home
"Discover Intensive Phonics for Yourself"
www.ReadingHorizonsAtHome.com
Software program that uses Orton-Gillingham methods to teach phonics.

S & S Learning
www.sslearning.com
— Workbooks and learning resources with a focus on fun activities. Some products are available in French. There are many products in the Canadiana section, covering topics like Canadian history, Canadian geography, Canadian government, and Canadian seasonal. Non-book products include posters, board games, toys.
Coming in 2011: Best Practice Kindergarten Activity Book: Alphabet Letters and Sounds provides children with well-rounded alphabet practice by combining structured and engaging activities with the help of a parent/caregiver. Covering names and sounds of letters from "Aa" to "Zz," features include: visual key words, actions, engaging worksheets, writing practice, hands-on activities, art activities, and language activities. Coming soon to major retail locations. To order advance copies call S & S Learning at 1-800-463-6367.

Sara Jordan Publishers - Songs that teach
www.sara-jordan.com
Email: sjordan@sara-jordan.com

Scholar's Choice
www.scholarschoice.ca
2323 Trafalgar St., Box 7214, London, Ontario N5Y 5S7
Phone: 1-800-265-1095 or (519) 453-7470
Fax: 1-800-363-3398 or (519) 455-2853
Email: scholars@wwdc.com
-- resources for children from Infant up to Grade 10; can view catalogue on website and order resources on-line or call and request a catalogue be mailed; lots of curriculum and other learning resources for language, math, science, geography, French, arts & crafts, music; also have other supplies, teaching aids, puzzles, games and much more

Scholastic Canada Ltd
www.scholastic.ca
175 Hillmount Road, Markham, Ontario L6C 1Z7
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-268-3860 (anywhere in Canada) or
(905) 887-7323 (Greater Toronto Area), Toll Free Fax: 1-800-387-4944
Email: custserv@scholastic.ca -- curriculum materials and resources for early literacy, reading, spelling, phonics, visual literacy, language arts, science, technology; catalogue available for literature available in French; other learning resources and supplies available for Pre-K to Grade 8; need a letter from OFTP stating that you are a homeschooler to join the Scholastic Book Club for discounts on books.

School House Teaching Supplies Ltd.
www.schoolhouseteaching.com
2014 Douglas Street
Victoria BC V8T 4L1
Phone: 250-385-9030
-- Full range of school products available through their online mail order catalogue or brick and mortar store located in Victoria BC. Mail service to rural areas is a specialty.

Scientist of the Day
A Classroom or Home Science Program
for Students Ages 6-12

by Linda Pierce Picciotto
www.scientistoftheday.com
A book of 46 cool, fun, and easy-to-do science experiments. Visit the website for more information or see the description on our page of Books for the Homelearner.

SMARTS (Supplies, Motivational Aids & Resources For Teaching Store)
www.shopatsmarts.com
#36 - 2525 Yale Court
Abbotsford BC V2S 8G9
Phone: (604) 556-0111
Toll Free: 1-877-81SMART
Email: enquiries@ (add shopatsmarts.com to complete the email address)
-- new as of 2005. An abundance of educational resources in all subject areas for educators and the homeschool community. Organized by subject matter, grade level, specific interests and by publisher. Aside from math, language, science, art, etc., their product line includes books on homeschooling, resources for Canadian history/geography/social studies, a section for learning differences, and a section for Christian curriculum.

Spanish Programs/ Learn Spanish Today
www.learnspanishtoday.com
www.spanishprograms.com

Quite a few free sample audio-visual Spanish lessons on-line, plus a newsletter you can subscribe to for more tips on the Spanish language and its usage. They also sell Complete Visual Link Spanish Program CD-ROM.

Spectrum Educational Supplies Ltd.
www.spectrumed.com
150 Pony Drive, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B6
Toll free line 1-800-668-0600 or (905) 898-0031
Toll free Fax 1-800-668-0602 or (905) 898-7458
Email: customerservice@spectrumed.com
-- lots of resources and educational manipulatives for math, science, technology, language and primary materials for K-Grade 12; call and request a catalogue or view online.

St Francis Books
www.stfrancisbooks.com
RR1 Cannington, ON L0E 1E0
Tel: (705)432-8420
Fax: (705)432-8421
Email: orders@ (add stfrancisbooks.com to complete the email address)
For a free catalog: trish@ (add stfrancisbooks.com to complete the email address)
-- Specializes in Catholic homeschooling curriculum and resources, devotionals and Catholic reading material for all ages.

The Learning House
www.learninghouse.ca
Box 333, 61 Hamilton St.
Goderich, ON N7A 4C6
Phone: 519-524-5607
Toll Free Order Line: 1-866-875-5550
Fax: 519-524-4235
Email: info@ (add learninghouse.ca to complete the email address)
-- resources for teaching children with learning difficulties, family building resources, unit studies and creative teaching resources, Bible curriculum, preschool material, math, phonics, readers, printing, writing, keyboarding, home education software, language study, science, history, social studies, geography, art, games that teach, just for fun resources and much more; call and request a catalogue or view online.

The Learning Tree Educational Store
www.learningtreecanada.com
Cumberland Shopping Square
3300 Fairview Street, Burlington, Ont. L7N 3N7
Tel./Fax: (905) 319-2690, Toll Free: 1-866-319-2690
Email: info@ (add learningtreecanada.com to complete the email address)
-- great selection of resource books, manipulatives, educational games, etc. from major publishers. Can place orders by telephone, fax, email or letter or visit the store; shop from the manufacturers' catalogues online.

TLC Educational Supplies
www.tlceducational.com
Mailing Address: 16 Grist Mill Rd. Holland Landing, ON L9N 1B9
Telephone: 905-895-9586
Email: tlceducationalsupplies@sympatico.ca
We carry a wide variety of products to challenge children with all learning styles. Our product line includes parent/teacher resources and a wide variety of books, educational games and materials for all subjects.

Thomson Nelson Learning
www.nelson.com
1120 Birchmount Road, Toronto, Ontario M1K 5G4
To Order Toll Free: 1-800-268-2222 or (416) 752-9448
Fax Toll Free: 1-800-430-4445 or (416) 752-8101
Email: inquire@nelson.com -- books and other resources for various grade/age levels for language arts, guided independent reading, spelling, science and technology, math, social studies, reference books and materials and much more; call and request a catalogue

Tree House Press Inc.
2-110 Lancing Drive
Hamilton, ON, Canada L8W 3A1
Toll-free: 1-800-776-8733
Phone: 905-574-3399
Fax: 905-574-0228
Web: http://www.treehousepress.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/treehousepress
GooglePlus: https://plus.google.com/108374759327827611255
FaceBook: http://www.facebook.com/treehousepress

Usborne Books
www.riverwoodpub.com or www.usborne.ca
Riverwood Publishers (Canadian distributor of Usborne Publishing)
471 Eagle Street, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 1K7
Telephone: (905) 853-8887, Fax: (905) 853-3330
Email: info@ (add riverwoodpub.com to complete the email address)
-- lots of resources for early childhood up to Grade 12; books and resources on science, history, mythology, art, space, geography, computer guides, language, how-to-make things, music and musical instruments, puzzles, literature, wildlife, geology and much more.

Voice Persona
www.voicepersona.com
Audiobooks of children's classics and educational books. Subjects will include biographies of important historical figures, the natural world, Christian themed and other non-fictional books. You can download the free accompanying comprehension and listening skills activity sheets that also include some fun activities.

WackyMath
http://www.wackymath.webs.com
Contact: Danny Williams
Phone: 450-242-1088
Phone: 440-853-6128
Email: dwilliams0826@sbcglobal.net
Wackymath is an educational Mathematics card game aimed at elementary, secondary, high school and even university level students. It is a family oriented game and has global appeal to students, teachers, parents, grandparents and even senior citizens. WackyMath is available in 2 different levels, Simple WackyMath and Advanced WackyMath. Simple WackyMath includes elementary mathematics (adding, subtracting, multiplying and division). Advanced WackyMath introduces algebra and is progressive and fun in it's approach to learning. WackyMath has been tested and approved by many educational organizations. For more information please visit their website.

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Mastermind Toys
www.mastermindtoys.com

Chapters/Indigo
www.chapters.indigo.ca
OFTP members can get a teacher's discount card with the Chapters/Indigo iREWARDS program.� Just present your OFTP membership card at any Chapters, Indigo or Coles store and you can join for $15.00 versus the regular annual cost of $20.00.� iREWARDS members get 10% off all books, gain points for every dollar spent to earn vouchers for future purchases, and enjoy exclusive events and promotions.� For more details, visit the website.

 

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