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You will find alot of homeschool
resources and free stuff at The Homeschool Mom.com website. While
there be sure to sign up for her FREE weekly newsletter full of helpful
National Home Education Network
Provides information, networking,
and promotion for homeschoolers on a national level. They exist to encourage
and facilitate the work of state and local homeschooling groups and individuals.
You'll find information on how to get started with homeschooling, deschooling,
scheduling, dealing with criticism, learning about learning, homeschooling
methods, legal information, socialization, support, conferences, resources,
financial considerations, and looking beyond homeschooling. A great
Resources division of this company offers a lot of homeschooling
materials and curriculums at discount prices. They carry Alpha Omega and
Bob Jones curriculums, Saxon Math, Learning Language Arts Through Literature
and so much more! On the bottom of their home page you can click to request
Want to add a global focus to your
curriculum? The University of Denver's Center for Teaching International
Relations creates fun, flexible textbooks that give your students a global
perspective. Our books adhere to national education standards and
are inter-disciplinary. All books include ready-to-use activities
and many include access to online resources. Study areas include:
Latin America, Africa, Georgraphy, Science, Math, International Law, Russian
Studies and Economics. Visit our online catalog!
100% Twaddle-free books for all
your schooling needs. The owners of Greenleaf Press have put together some
excellent resources and guides for teaching unit studies geared around
ancient history. Go to their website and request their free catalog.
Another great educational resources
guide! The Hopkins and their 7 children have examined their resources and
given them passing grades for "fun and interesting". They have also designed
some of their own curriculum. The product descriptions in their catalog
are personal and informative making it easy to choose what is best for
your homeschooling needs. You can request this helpful catalog at their
Teacher Created Materials
All kinds of teaching resources,
over 1500 products! One of my favorites that I have used alot is their
Thematic Unit books. You can find one on just about any time period such
as Medieval Times, Ancient Greece, Rome and World War II to
name a few. The primary grade ones are fun, too, such as Insects
The Five Senses. In their Art section the Creative Kids
books is a great series of arts, crafts and activities books for your
5-9 year old. (see sample pages from the Creative Kids Simple Gardening
Fun. Just click on the gardening book graphic in the upper right)
Excellent hands on material for
all subjects. The catalog is great reading material! Dan & Deb have
put their homescooling experience and wisdom in their product descriptions
taking out some of the guess work. You can request their catalog on their
website in the services section.Click here for their Curriculum
Mary Pride's Website!
The official site of Practical
Homeschooling magazine and The Big Book of Home Learning. A
very professionally done website loaded with information. You can also
access their Home Life Catalog full of
homeschooling and family products!
Lots of homeschooling articles available by many of your favorite authors
such as Karen Andreola, Rob and Cyndy Shearer, Jessica Hulcy, Sam Blumenfeld,
Kathy von Duyke, Cathy Duffy and more.
Hands on Homeschooling - not
just for homeschoolers!
Activities for toddlers and preschoolers.
Homeschool curriculums for ages 2, 3, and 4 or a NEW Idea Book with over
500 activities. All books are geared towards hands on activities with children
- let them learn and have fun at the same time. Curriculums include age
appropriate activities for math,
science, cooking, social studies, Bible studies and general skills.
A Valuable Education Information
Resource and Directory.
Easy Fun School
This website provides free articles,
resource links, a free newsletter,
and many other features to help
make homeschooling easier and more enjoyable, both for the child and the
parent!! There are over 1100 lessons, crafts, and ideas for you to choose
from on this website.
Enki Education is a unique and innovative
approach. We offer a multicultural, arts integrated curriculum for both
classroom and homeschool programs. For parents and teachers we offer conferences,
online discussion groups, and training programs. Enki Education weaves
together many diverse elements in order to support our fundamental premise:
the central task of education, whether in classroom or homeschool programs,
is the integration of body, heart, and mind within each child. The result
is the cultivation of educational excellence, confidence, and competence.
We hope that you will find our site useful and worthy of being listed on
your links page.
This site can help you save on used
college textbooks! In their Textbook Classified Ads you can buy
and sell textbooks directly with college students all over the country.
Sign up for their FREE "How to Get Good Grades in College"
You can learn more about how to save money on college textbooks by reading
their Students Guide to College Textbooks located on their home
This website provides good used
homeschooling materials at reasonable prices. 10,000 items listed so far!
You can search by subject, publisher or grade level.
& Susie's Arts and Crafts Supplies
6 Generations of needlework artisans.
Over 50,000 arts, crafts and collectibles. Craft ideas, free patterns,
Quilt-in-a-Day books, Alice Starmore knitting books!
Alive Through Music
Diane Waring is the perfect history
teacher! She truly makes learning history fun. Learning history by using
music is the best way to help your child remember. When I think back about
what I learned in school it's always the songs or poems that come to mind,
even the songs that I made up with the answers to my tests! (oops!) Click
on link for more info about History Alive!
This website, compiled by Dr. Ava
L. McCall, has a nicely documented list of children's books, adult books,
curriculum guides, tapes, CD's and general resources for adding music to
your homeschool curriculum. Dr. McCall has given researched historical
information about many of the books that she recommends. A great resource!
The Greenleaf Unit Study Guides
Greenleaf Press has put together
a wonderful set of guides to help you put together and organize a unit
study on Ancient History. Titles include Old Testament, Ancient Egypt,
Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Middle Ages and Renaissance and Reformation.
We have used all of these guides and I must say I have been very happy
with them. They really helped to bring the culture to life and made the
people and their lives real, not just a name and date in history. Greenleaf's
catalog itself is an excellent resource to help you plan a unit study.
You can request a catalog at their website.
Adventures Unit Studies
Learning Adventures is a home based
publishing company, dedicated to serving the needs of Christian home school
families. Their Unit Study guides are World History based with American
History study guides coming soon. Samples of the daily lesson plans are
available at the website.
For an article on how to make the
best use of EthnicGrocer.com for your Unit Study go to the Homeschooling
Amanda Bennett's Unit Study Adventures
Amanda Bennet's book How To Make
A Unit Study was helpful when I
was first persuing unit studies.
She has since put together several unit studies on a variety of subjects
like Baseball, Christmas, Oceans, Elections and more! There is alot of
information and resources on her site. If you like unit studies its worth
DEMCO Past Ports
Past Ports offers a complete 4 week
Unit Study in a three-ring binder on your choice of Ancient Egypt, Greece,
Rome, Middle Ages, China, Americas, Spanish Explorations, Colonial America
and the American Revolution. Along with their innovative unit study manual
they offer all the extra books and materials to help make your study fun
and complete. At their website you can download their complete binder unit
on Spanish Exploration including a game, maps and lesson planning chart.
Total Language Plus
Great to use with a Unit Study
(more information here)
Heart of Wisdom
Lots of information at this site!
Heart of Wisdom publishes a variety of homeschool materials to help Christian
families bring up children with a heart's desire for true wisdom and knowledge
from the Lord.
Their Unit Studies are Bible-based
guides through academic studies using living books, writing-to-learn
activities, and Christian materials while interacting in a meaningful way
with the massive amounts of information available on the Internet!
This site is filled with PC and
Mac Shareware and Freeware Programs for Kids recommended by families and
teachers. 1000's of Software Reviews, demos, programming for kids, and
free graphics. On their Hints Heaven page I was so excited to find that
they had hints for Kings Quest VII (I had been stuck for too long!) The
Freeware downloads are grouped by age. You'll find brainbuilder software,
such as dinos, space, reading, math, music, sports. Also crafts, holiday
activities and contests!