Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:
Swingline Laminator for $14.99: Amazon has their Swingline Laminator on sale for $14.99. This laminator typically retails for $51 (a savings of 71%) and laminates up to 9 inches wide. 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.
Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden for $11.93: Amazon has their Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden on sale for $11.93. This set includes a collapsible, reusable butterfly habitat and a mail-in voucher for five butterfly larvae and special food (there is a $5 fee for processing). Amazon also has their Insect Lore Ladybug Land on sale for on sale for $13.20 and their Insect Lore Ant Hill on sale for $14.07.
Free Kindergarten Daily Math Questions Set: Educents has their Kindergarten Daily Math Questions Set available for free. This bundle includes smaller packs with a focus on a variety of different standards such as counting and cardinality, operations in base ten, measurement and data, operations and algebraic thinking, and geometry.
American Girl Crafts Stuff & Sew Bear Kit for $12.05: Purchase the American Girl Crafts Stuff & Sew Bear Kit on sale for $12.05. This kit enables children to create two bears – one for themselves and one for their doll. The kit comes with 20 pieces of pre-cut and perforated felt pieces to stitch together, and will teach five different sewing stitches throughout the course of the project.
Imagination Station Books 1-3 for $11.98: Amazon has their Imagination Station Books 1-3 on sale for $11.98. This set includes the first three titles in the Imagination Station Series – Voyage with the Vikings, Attack at the Arena, and Peril in the Palace.
Free Digraph Playdough Mats: Download a free set of Digraph Playdough Mats from 3 Dinosaurs. These mats include the following digraphs – ch, ck, gh, gn, kn, ng, ph, qu, sh, th, wh, wr, tch.
Alex Toys String-a-Farm Set for $11.34: Amazon has their Alex Toys String-a-Farm Set on sale for $11.34. This set includes 12 wooden beads, a wooden needle, cotton lace, and a stopper and is designed to improve fine motor skills and manual dexterity.
Slamwich Collector’s Edition Game for $8.71: Purchase the Slamwich Collector’s Edition Game for $8.71. This fast-paced game reinforces memory, visual discrimination, and hand-eye coordination.
Free Ancient Egypt Unit Study: Royal Baloo has a free Ancient Egypt Unit Study available for download. This pack includes geography, history, writing skills, and more.
Learning Resources Calculator Cash Register for $24.39: Purchase the Learning Resources Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register for $24.39. This set features extra large buttons, a storage drawer, a working solar-powered cash register with an LCD display, and includes 30 play bills and 40 plastic coins.
Zoobooks Magazine Subscription for $10: Groupon is offering customers a one-year subscription to Zoobooks, Zoobies, or Zootles Magazine for just $10. You can also purchase a two-year subscription to any of these magazines for $19.
Free Issue of Home Educating Family Magazine: Request a free sample issue of Home Educating Family Magazine. There is a limit of one sample per household.
Snap It Up! Phonics & Reading Card Game for $8.40: Amazon has their Snap It Up! Phonics & Reading Card Game on sale for $8.40. This fast-paced card game typically retails for $10.99 and provides kids with practice in their reading skills.
Twistz Bandz Rainbow Loom Set for $18.99: Purchase the Twistz Bandz Rainbow Loom Set for $18.99. This set includes two templates, a hook, C-clips, instructions, and 600+ pieces of latex free rubber bands and makes up to 24 rubber band bracelets.
Free House for Hermit Crab Educational Pack: 3 Dinosaurs has a free House for Hermit Crab Educational Pack available for download. This pack is an ideal partner for the book A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle, and it includes such skills as beginning sounds, addition, patterns, puzzles, sorting, and more.
Kingston 8GB USB Flash Drive for $6.09: Amazon has their Kingston 8GB USB Flash Drive on sale for $6.09. This flash drive received a 4.5-star rating from over 3,000 reviews and includes a sleek capless design with no cap to lose.
Free Kindle e-books: Amazon has quite a few free Kindle e-books available for download including On a Farm, Abraham Lincoln, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Cougar Cub Tales, and If You Have a Hat.
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.