September 1, 2014

FREE Digital Issue of From Scratch Homesteading Magazine (August/September 2014)

Aug 5, 2014

Free Digital Issue of From Scratch Magazine

Right now you can get a FREE digital download of the “From Scratch” Homesteading Magazine! This is the August/September 2014 issue. Great for any “modern homesteaders” interested in learning more!

Looking for more homeschool-friendly resources? Here are some more great deals currently available!

FREE Baby Genius eBooks

Jul 8, 2014

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Hurry and download these FREE eBooks by Baby Genius (print price $5.99 each)!

You may also want to grab the FREE audiobook Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland!

Check out the Top 100 FREE Kindle Books for Children here!

You can find even more FREE eBooks on Amazon.com. You don’t need a Kindle to read these books either. You can download the Free Kindle Reading App to your Computer, iPad, iPhone, or Blackberry!

Be sure to verify that the price is still $0 before you purchase! These free books come and go (sometimes within just a few hours), so I recommend downloading any that catch your eye because they may not be available tomorrow!

Free Download of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine (July/August 2014)

Jul 8, 2014

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine July-August 2014

Homeschooling – thinking about it or just curious? You can download a FREE copy of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine right now! This is the July/August 2014 edition.

You can still get a FREE download of the annual 2013 edition as well!

Looking for more homeschool-friendly resources? Here are some more great deals currently available!

Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids!

Jun 16, 2014

Summer Reading Programs

Summer is finally here! Are you looking for some fun ways to motivate your children to do a little bit of reading this Summer? Check out all these great FREE Summer Reading Programs! Your children can earn FREE books, prizes, cash, and more with these reading programs!

American Girl Reading Program – American Girl stores will have special reading events throughout the summer where you can listen to a story, create a special bookmark, and more.

Barnes & Noble Imagination Destination – Through this Summer reading program, your children can keep track of their books in a reading log. Your children can earn a FREE book after reading 8 books.

Book Adventure - Sylvan offers this FREE reading incentive program. In this program, your children read books and then take a simple 10-question comprehension quiz to make sure they understood what they read. They earn points based on how much they remember from reading the book. The points can be traded in for prizes in their Prize Library.

Chuck E. Cheese – Your children can earn 10 FREE tokens every time the 2-week reading chart is filled out.  Just fill out the form and bring it in to claim your free tokens.

Half Price Books – During the months of June and July, if a child reads or a young child is read to for 300 total minutes, they could win a $20 gift certificate.

H-E-Buddy – H-E-B Grocery Stores will send your kids a package of cool prizes after they read 10 books. You do not need to live near a H-E-B grocery store to take advantage of this.  Just fill out the form and mail it in. The package arrives in 3-4 weeks.

Junie B. Jones – Sign up for the Junie B. Jones Reading Club for a FREE starter set including the first book in the series and a checklist bookmark.

Local Public Library – Don’t forget to check out your local libraries to find out which programs they’ll be offering this Summer.  They usually have great Summer Reading programs with FREE books & prizes!

Pizza Hut Book-It Program – Kids can earn FREE personal pan pizzas for reading books! Homeschoolers can enroll as well.

Pottery Barn Kids – Receive a FREE gift when your child completes their reading challenge.

Scholastic Summer Challenge – Offers a chance for kids to log their reading times into their system to compete for the World Record!

Showcase Theatre Bookworm Wednesdays – Kids earn free admission to a movie just by reading and completing a short book report.

TD Bank Summer Reading Program – When your children read and keep track of 10 books this Summer, $10 will be added to their Young Saver Account for FREE!

If you’re looking for inexpensive options for books, be sure to check out your Public Library, Paperback Swaphalf.com, or Amazon’s Bargain Books.

Did I miss any great Summer reading programs? If so, please let us know in the comments below!

Thanks to Saving Dollars and Sense for help with part of this roundup!

FREE Digital Issue of From Scratch Homesteading Magazine (June/July 2014)

Jun 4, 2014

From Scratch Homesteading Magazine June-July 2014

Right now you can get a FREE digital download of the “From Scratch” Homesteading Magazine! This is the June/July 2014 issue. Great for any “modern homesteaders” interested in learning more!

Looking for more homeschool-friendly resources? Here are some more great deals currently available!

FREE Summer Math Program ($39.95 Value)

May 27, 2014

TenMarks Free Summer Math Program

Want your kids to keep up on their math skills throughout the Summer? Hurry and sign up for this FREE Summer Math Program from TenMarks (a $39.95 value)!

Available for students in 1st Grade all the way up through High School (Algebra 2 and Geometry). No credit card is needed and you can sign up more than one child!

After you register, you’ll even have the option to create custom incentives and rewards to motivate your child to build their math skills and confidence.

See more educational deals here!

Top Educational and Homeschool Freebies 5/10

May 10, 2014

Homeschool and Educational FREEBIES!

Here are this week’s top homeschool and educational freebies, courtesy of How to Homeschool for Free!

How to make a penny battery that will power an LED light for 7 days!

Free resources to teach your child to read from SightWords.com

FREE Uno-style Probability card game

Simple directions for several household science projects

FREE Minecraft-based Geometry unit from Currclick

Free curriculum from the National Postal Museum - options for Early Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle School, and High School

Free The Very Hungry Caterpillar printable worksheets

How to put together your own Journalism curriculum from FiveJs

75 top APPS for homeschool - the top school apps for just about every subject!

How to create your own Little House unit study

Educational online games for K – 5th grade

Free Kindle Books For Children – The top 100 completely FREE Kindle Books for kids!

Free Download of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine (May/June 2014)

May 9, 2014

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine May-June 2014

Homeschooling – thinking about it or just curious? You can download a FREE copy of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine right now! This is the May/June 2014 edition.

You can still get a FREE download of the annual 2013 edition as well!

Looking for more homeschool-friendly resources? Here are some more great deals currently available!

Top Educational and Homeschool Freebies 4/26

Apr 26, 2014

Homeschool and Educational FREEBIES!

Here are this week’s top homeschool and educational freebies, courtesy of How to Homeschool for Free!

Online Engineering Games for kids of all ages

Free Letter Sounds App from All About Reading

Free online geography quizzes

Sandbox Puzzle Corner from the AIMS Education Foundation – for grades K – 8/9

Oliver Twist Copywork pages

Free printable mazes (easy, intermediate, challenging, tough, and super tough levels) from KrazyDad!

The Young Person’s Guide To The Orchestra game from Carnegie Hall

Free Kindle Books For Children – The top 100 completely FREE Kindle Books for kids!

FREE online audiobooks of all kinds

Free beach-themed math worksheets - geared towards 2nd – 4th graders

Free printable school calendar for the 2014 – 2015 school year!

PestWorld for kids to learn about pests and how useful they are in their natural environments

Top Educational and Homeschool Freebies 4/19

Apr 19, 2014

Homeschool and Educational FREEBIES!

Here are this week’s top homeschool and educational freebies, courtesy of How to Homeschool for Free!

FREE Curiosity Files Series from The Old Schoolhouse Magazine ($125 value)

Printable KISS Grammar Workbooks - for multiple grade levels

Short Vowel Picture Sorts (for Pre-K – 2nd Grade Students)

Free Kindle Books For Children – The top 100 completely FREE Kindle Books for kids!

Agnitus Learning Program - Free for teachers! Tablet-based learning program with games for students 2-6 years old (available on Kindle, Android, and iOS)

37 Ways To WOW A Math Student - free book from Math Four!

FREE Earth Day Printables for 1st and 2nd Grade

Completely Free Foreign Language Curriculum Options - several different ones for different languages!

FREE 1 month access to A+ Interactive Math Family Math Package

FREE Math Speed Wheel Sheet from Math Essentials

Free Piano Lessons from Zebra Keys

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