Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:
26 Princess Board Books for $16.99: Zulily has a Princess Board Book Set (26 books) on sale for $16.99. This set comes with a box to store the books. There are several other book sets on sale as well including the Princess Manners Paperback Set (8 ct.) – $7.99, Princess Virtues Paperback Set (8 ct.) – $7.99, Princess Little Golden Book Set (7 ct.) – $17.99, Princess Step Into Reading Level 2 Set (4 ct.) – $10.99, and Princess Book Block Set (9 ct.) – $8.99.
Lauri Shape & Color Sorter for $10.68: Amazon has their Lauri Shape & Color Sorter on sale for $10.68. The Shape and Color Sorter promotes finger dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and sorting skills and includes a Crepe Rubber Sorting Pegboard, 5 Wooden Pegs, 25 Lauri Crepe Rubber Shapes (5 Each of 5 Colors). There are several other Lauri Toys on sale including Lauri Toys Number Play for 11.52, Lauri Toys Toddler Tote for $14.05, Lauri Toys Lacing Shapes for $9.50, Lauri Toys Smart Shapes & Stacking Pegs for $12.37, and Lauri Toys Lacing & Learning Opposites for $7.33.
Free Kindle e-books: Amazon has a number of children’s Kindle e-books available to download for free including Johnny Appleseed, The Secret Garden, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Magnificent Monarch Butterflies, and The Color of Freedom.
Alex Toys My Giant Busy Box for $30.26 Shipped: Amazon has their Alex Toys My Giant Busy Box on sale for $30.26. This set includes the materials to complete 16 different craft projects. There are several other Alex Toys on sale as well including Alex Little Hands Ready, Set, Cut Set for $8.56, Alex Shrinky Dinks Jewelry Kit for $8.01, Alex Little Hands String My ABC’s for $12.73, Alex Little Hands One, Two, Tie My Shoe Set for $12.63, and Alex String a Farm Set for $12.18.
Educational Insights Design & Drill Activity Center for $26.69: Purchase the Educational Insights Design & Drill Activity Center for just $26.69. This set builds coordination, imagination, creative thinking and fine motor skills and includes plastic bolts, a reversible power drill, a screwdriver, 3 drill bits, a combination wrench and an activity board.
Free Pizza Hut Book-It Program: Pizza Hut is currently enrolling students in their Book-It Reading Program. Teachers in grades K-6 set a monthly reading goal for each child. When the child meets his or her reading goal, the teacher is then able to reward them with a Reading Award Certificate that is valid for a free one-topping Personal Pan Pizza. Teachers within a school district as well as homeschooling parents are eligible to enroll their students in this program.
Alex Ready, Set, School Activity Box for $23.59: Amazon has their Alex Ready, Set School Activity Box on sale for $23.59. This set includes an ABC Wipe Away Book, 123 Wipe Away Book, Colors & Shapes Wipe Away Book, ABC & 123 Dot-to-Dot Activity Wipe Away Book, Blue Wipe Away Marker, 8 Stackable Finger Crayons, Safety Scissors, 2 Stencils, 15 Activity Worksheets, 75 Stickers, and a Shoe Tying Activity (with shoelace included). All of this comes with illustrated instructions, and is packaged in a box with a handle for easy transport.
Scotch Thermal Laminator for $24.97: Amazon has their Scotch Thermal Laminator System on sale for $24.97. This system laminates items up to 9″ wide, is suitable for use with photos, and includes a set of laminating pouches. This is an inexpensive way to make charts, graphs, and posters and is an ideal way to preserve your child’s artwork and papers throughout the school year.
Complete Anne of Green Gables Boxed Set for $33.06 Shipped: Amazon has the complete Anne of Green Gables Boxed Set on sale for $33.06. This set includes the following eight titles – Anne of Green Gables, Anne of the Island, Anne of Avonlea, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne’s House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside, Rainbow Valley, and Rilla of Ingleside. As an added bonus, this set ships for free with Super Saver Shipping.
Free Hello Kitty Pack: Download a free Hello Kitty Pack from Royal Baloo. This pack includes such skills as crosswords, matching, patterns, writing, money, time, and more.
Teach My Toddler Kit for $39.99: Amazon has their Teach My Toddler Kit on sale for $39.99. This kit focuses on 17 coordinated teaching tools to help toddlers master the alphabet, numbers 1-10, shapes and colors and includes 5 puzzles, 4 board books, 4 posters and 4 sets of flashcards. This set also ships for free with Super Saver Shipping.
Melissa & Doug Habitats Reusable Sticker Pad for $5.24: Purchase a Melissa & Doug Habitats Reusable Sticker Pad for $5.24. This set includes 5 scenes (a farm, a prehistoric landscape, an African oasis, a jungle, and the ocean) and over 150 reusable stickers. These easy-to-peel vinyl stickers can be removed and repositioned for hours of play.
Free Romping & Roaring F Pack: 3 Dinosaurs has a free Romping & Roaring F Pack available for download. This pack includes such skills as tracing, matching, sorting, puzzles, and more.
Katie is a wife and homeschooling mother of four who writes at Cincinnati Cents about saving money and having fun as a family without breaking the bank. She enjoys sharing new recipes, ideas for frugal family fun, and tips for spending less at the grocery store.