FREE Homeschooling Curriculum with Easy Peasy

Anytime I hear that magical four letter word *FREE* and homeschooling curriculum in the same sentence, it immediately intrigues me. With three kids who have vastly different educational needs, I’m always on the lookout for free curriculum that is still high quality and comprehensive. After hearing that Easy Peasy Homeschool is both free and all-inclusive, I knew I had to look into it.

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Beanstalk KnowHow: “Growing” Business Understanding

What does a healthy business look like on the books? What do those financial statements actually mean? What about all the jargon your accountant uses? The Beanstalk KnowHow program gives you and your students the answers to those important real-life business questions. This is a homeschool mom’s review of an online business training program with the goal to educate about businesses; starting, growing, and selling one successfully. Read further to find out how you can get BeansTalk KnowHow with a special discount code!

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Free and Affordable Alternatives to K12 and Connections Academy (or other public-school-at-home programs)

In our state, K12 and Connections Academy are two options for school at home, and they are free (they’re not free in some states).  There’s nothing wrong with K12, Connections Academy, or other public school online programs in which your child can learn in the comfort of home or on the go. They are often free or very affordable and include everything your child needs to learn at home. However, they are not technically “homeschool” programs, in that the curriculum provided is government-dictated and does not allow flexibility in scheduling or parent-led teaching, which many homeschooling families wish to avoid. Here are some alternatives to the online public school programs that are also free (or in some of the cases below, affordable). (more…)

FREE State Homeschool ID’s for Back to Homeschool

I was inspired to create these printable homeschool ID cards for each state earlier last month, and it was quite a big task! I noticed that homeschool moms are always looking for cards they can print out and laminate and show to stores and businesses in order to get a teacher discount. There are a few free ones out there, but these are different – unlike the others that are out already – they are “generic.” They DON’T have a curriculum company or brand name attached to them. So you can use them with any co-op, membership, school name, or affiliation you may have! Now isn’t that nifty?

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Thinkster Math Discount – A Deal for You

The following is an overview of Thinkster Math, and includes a discount code for you. Included is information for your review, and includes affiliate links. Thinkster Math is an iPad based Math program (not on Android yet) that is highly valued for homeschool moms who enjoy a little bit of independence for their children, and for kids who enjoy fun, engaging and interactive Math practice. Continue reading to decide if Thinkster Math is something your frugal homeschooling family might like to use in your curriculum this year. Included in this post is a discount code for 10% OFF YOUR FIRST TWO MONTHS of Thinkster Math!

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