This month I’m featuring some of my favorite back-to-school items on my Facebook page, but I wanted to take a minute and mention this to you. Did you know that at Educents, you can find many homeschool necessities and curriculum for less? Not kidding!  Read on to find some things I’ve found that you might be interested in, including Hooked on Phonics, Times Tales, Tegu blocks, and more!

Educents Back to School discount free or frugal homeschool deals

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There are several school supply items that I typically splurge on, such as Ticonderoga pencils, polymer erasers, and Expo brand markers. Some things are just WORTH the money, saving time and frustration because you can trust that they work, and work WELL. So, I’m featuring those things on my Facebook page this month, and today I’m featuring some of my favorite brands I’ve seen on one of my favorite resources, Educents, for a great price, in fact CHEAPER than other places!

BTW: Use code GETREADY to get free shipping on every order, no minimum required.

Hooked on Phonics Learn To Read Kit for PreK-2nd – Save $170.00





Hooked on Phonics is one of the most trusted brands in teaching children how to read. This set is for Pre-K-2nd graders who are looking to create a strong foundation in phonics. This set includes workbooks as well as access to the HoP online learning portal.

Retail Price – $299.99 / Amazon Price – $265.00

Educents Price – $129.99


Maestro Classics Musical Stories Set Save $112.00





This 12 CD collection features perennial classics you’ll remember from childhood like Peter and The Wolf, The Nutcracker, and The Tortoise And The Hare. Each disk also includes activities to complete for students after they have finished the story.

Retail Price – $200.00 / Amazon Price – $93.43

Educents Price – $88.00


Times Tales Animated DVD Save $10.00





Times Tales is one of the best ways to teach kids multiplication – period. One mom said, “Best money spent on math. It really worked. Within a week my 9 and 11-year-old completed 110 problem text with scores of 99% and 100% respectively. Wow.” Audio, visual, logical – what’s more to ask?

Retail Price – $29.99 / Amazon Price – $28.99

Educents Price – $19.99


Reusable Human Body Sticker SetSave $9.00





The Mona MELissa reusable sticker playsets are an amazing way to create a hands-on learning experience in your home, classroom, or anywhere with a wall. Teach kids all about anatomy – and make it stick (literally!) – with this scientifically accurate set.

Retail Price – $28.99 / Amazon Price – $24.99

Educents Price – $19.99


Tegu Magnetic Building Blocks: 40 Piece Set – Save $27.50





Tegu blocks are the wooden magnetic blocks that are captivating children’s attention worldwide. Aside from being an outside-of-the-box toy, Tegu cares about creating social good, and hires workers in Honduras to create these wonderful toys. Plus they plant a tree with each purchase. 🙂

Retail Price – $110.00 / Amazon Price – $110.00

Educents Price – $82.50

Hooked on Phonics Spelling Program Save $20.00





Spelling Bee here we come! The Hooked On Spelling program is no exception to the quality of Hooked on Phonics programs and teaches spelling in a way that’s unique and fun at the same time.

Retail Price – $79.95 / Amazon Price – $130.22

Educents Price – $59.95