How to have a great year using homeschool freebies . . . Finding homeschool freebies can sometimes be a difficult task because of the vastness of the Internet. I’ve created a page and listed all the best places to find these freebies. There are websites, planners, worksheets, math pages and more. Why try to find [...]
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Math U See is one of our favorite programs. Here’s my review… Hope this is helpful. Let me know what you think.
Did you know that scientists can tell what kind of rock you send to them? Follow this site and find out how you can send a rock to a scientist. They will test the rock with the same technology they use on the mars exploration rover and then tell you what the rock is made [...]
Check out this neat educational site all about summer bugs. They have a list of activities for insect study and lots of websites listed where you can get even more information. There is a cool section about how to make a book of bug riddles and jokes. They even give you quite a few to [...]
Today is my birthday, so I thought I would give you one of my best freebie ideas. I found this a few weeks ago and just love it. The concept is that you register with this company for free and list any books that you want to give away. You also list any books that [...]
Here are a few ideas for finding cheap homeschool books. Depending on how much money and time you have, will determine how diligently you use this advice. If you have hardly any money to spend on homeschooling,
Have you ever thought about evaluating your homeschool learning style? Ultimately everyone has their how learning style and the sooner you know your child’s style the better. Most people are familiar with the “big 3″ learning styles – visual, kinesthetic, and auditory, but there is so much more to assessing and evaluating learning styles beyond [...]
What a novel idea to homeschool your child for free…. In this day and age of layoffs, cutbacks, and downsizing, many families probably think they don’t have the money to homeschool anymore. I thought it was time for me to address this subject since homeschooling on a shoestring is near and dear to my heart. [...]
I’m back with even more fun Internet field trips that you can use to enhance your homeschool learning. There is SO much information on the Internet that it boggles my mind. Some sites have pictures, some have video and all have been sifted through my filter of “interesting places to see.”
Here you can find all kinds of facts about summer, like where the “dog days of summer” originated, or a history of fireworks, plus tons more information. http://www.factmonster.com/spot/summer.html
Someone sent me this Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection. It’s pretty cool! You take apart an owl pellet and then it tells you the names of the bones and where it fits for reconstruction. This is a lot better than me trying to figure out what part it is and where it fits. I’m going to [...]
You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for Thanksgiving resources.To start things off, here is a website that you can go to that has detailed instructions on how to make a cornhusk doll. For a cute Thanksgiving centerpiece you can
While it’s easy to slip into the buying frenzy of Christmas, I think most homeschool parents would prefer educational toys for Christmas because it fosters learning. At our house, I find that most of the toys that are bought end up just sitting around cluttering the house up because they just aren’t that interesting anymore. [...]
College from home is a concept that is gaining more and more popularity. We homeschool our children up through High School, why not keep going? With the Internet almost anything is possible these days.
High gas prices have you strapped? Don’t feel like you can take your family to any fun places? Why not try some virtual field trips for fun. Nothing is the same as being there, but you can at least see some new things you have never seen before. Here’s an interesting virtual field trip that [...]
Some think it is impossible to get free homeschool curriculum, but I say if you know where to look, it is very possible. I read a book a few years back called Homeschool Your Child For Free. It talked mostly about
I found yet another website that I had not discovered before called Lesson Planet. I received a free membership for a couple of months for review and boy was I surprised….
Here are some more free homeschool math sites where you can print worksheets or just use for games. Whether you need a completely free curriculum
Here are some more virtual tours for homeschooling that I came across recently. I thought I would share them with you.
Have you ever been stuck on a math problem and just couldn’t figure it out? Well, WebMath can help you the next time that happens. You just choose the area you are having trouble with and then enter the problem. This is especially helpful for upper level math. Here’s the link… WebMath.
Halloween is by far my least favorite holiday! I wish I could just erase it, but I can’t, so I’ll post something about a great website that I found about Thanksgiving. You can use this for an elementary aged child. Either have them fill it out or do it with them. Enjoy! Thanksgiving Vocabulary
I found this website called Math is Fun. Most of the time when you find an interactive website it is mostly for younger children learning their basic facts. This website tackles Algebra and Geometry too! Your choices here are: Data Geometry Puzzles Money Algebra Numbers Games Dictionary Worksheets Measurement This site is different than any [...]
Here’s another great virtual tour. You’ll need to click on Multimedia at the top right to see all the pictures and videos. I learned a ton just by browsing for a few minutes. I’m looking forward to showing this to my kids. I didn’t realize how involved this process was or how beautiful the land [...]
I’m sure many public school teachers have heard of ABC Teach, but I don’t know how many homeschoolers have ever seen this great site. You can find over 5000 pages of free worksheets and pages you can print to use for homeschooling. If you like what you see and want even more,
That last post became quite long, so I decided to continue my list of educational toys for Christmas here….