Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:
LEGO Creator Power Digger for $4.95: Amazon has their LEGO Creator Power Digger Set on sale for $4.95. This set rebuilds from a power digger to a dump truck and a front loader. It features a flexible crane arm, rotating vehicle body, see-through cab window, and chunky tires.
Melissa & Doug Toy Sale at Zulily: Zulily is featuring a huge Melissa & Doug Sale, with toys priced as low as $7.49. There are a variety of items included in this sale such as puzzles, pattern blocks, pretend play sets, lacing sets, a shape-sorting clock, stamp sets, and more.
Free 2-Month Trial of ALEKS Math Program: ALEKS Math is offering homeschooling parents a free 2 month trial of their program (you must be a new user in order to qualify for this offer). This web-based program is designed for students in grades K through 12. The adaptive nature of this program quickly assesses where your child is at, and presents individualized instruction to effectively meet their mathematical needs.
Green Sprouts Safari Lion Backpack for $14.89: Amazon has their Green Sprouts Safari Friends Lion Backpack on sale for $14.89. This adorable backpack features an easy magnetic closure and a drawstring to keep everything inside, as well as durable fabric construction, adjustable straps, and a hanging loop. There are several other Safari Friends Backpacks on sale as well including the Blue Hippo Backpack for $13.93, Green Alligator Backpack for $15.23, and the Red Monkey Backpack for $14.45.
Free Introduction to Literary Analysis: Educents has their Introduction to Literary Analysis available for free. This short story study is designed to help students summarize a story from setting and characters to falling actions and resolution. Plus, new members will receive a $5 credit when you sign up for a free Educents account through July 31st.
Frozen Desk Caddy Set for $7.13: Amazon has their Disney Frozen Desk Caddy Pen & Paper Set on sale for $7.13. This set includes a Frozen caddy, a pad of paper, and a Frozen retractable pen.
Klutz Make Your Own Fairies Kit for $10.24: Purchase the Klutz Make Your Own Fairies Kit for just $10.24. This fun kit enables children to make fairy dolls with poseable bodies, flowing hair, and petal dresses. The set comes complete with fabric petals, wooden beads, colored pencils, wire, floss, glue, and beads, and it contains enough supplies to make a dozen posey pixies.
Zoobooks Magazine Subscription for $10: Groupon is currently 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 as well.
Free Cats Preschool Pack: 1+1+1=1 has a free Cats Preschool Pack available for download. This pack includes graphing, patterns, sorting, colors, counting, ABCs, and more.
LEGO Kids Soccer Watch & Mini Figure for $17.50: Amazon has their LEGO Kids Soccer Watch & Mini Figure on sale for $17.50. This set includes interchangeable watch links, a soccer ball motif on the dial, and a LEGO mini figure.
Paper Mate InkJoy Pens (8 ct.) for $2.78: Purchase an 8-Ct. of Paper Mate InkJoy Pens for just $2.78. This pack includes 8 different colors of ink – 1 each of black, blue, red, purple, green, turquoise, orange, and magenta.
Spirograph Deluxe Design Set for $15: Amazon has their Spirograph Deluxe Design Set on sale for $15. This 45-piece set includes 19 wheels, 2 rings, 1 rack, spiro-putty, 3 pens, 14-page guide book, design paper, and a carry-along storage case.
Free Set of Bird Nature Study Printables: Homeschool Creations has a free set of Bird Nature Study Printables available for download. This set includes a poem page, a story writing prompt, a bird observation sheet, a scavenger hunt, counting pages, and more.
Erudition Board Game for $9.99: Purchase the Erudition Board Game for just $9.99. This game typically retails for $24.99, and it exposes new readers to each letter’s basic phonics sound and teaches emergent readers to automatically recognize high frequency words. The game encourages mastery of vocabulary as well as reading comprehension. Plus, there are different levels of play based on the players’ reading ability.
Phase 10 Twist Card Game for $8.99: Amazon has their Phase 10 Twist Card Game on sale for $8.99. This game is a fun twist on the traditional Phase 10 Game, and it’s a great game of strategy for kids and adults alike.
Free Child’s Hands-On Play Telecast: Register for a free teleclass entitled 5 Easy Ways to Include Hands-On Play in Your Child’s Daily Schedule. This teleclass will take place on Thursday, July 31st at noon EST. Plus, everyone who registers for this class will receive a free copy of 5 Hands-On Play Recipes that you can make at home.
Tinkertoy 100-Piece Essentials Set for $22.99: Amazon has their Tinkertoy 100-Piece Essentials Value Set on sale for $22.99. This 100-piece set includes spools, rods, flags, washers, end caps, and more to build a variety of different creations.
Free 50 Things To Do This Summer: In order to avoid boredom and help kids enjoy their summer, Educents has compiled a list of 50 Free Things To Do This Summer. There’s a variety of options on the list with everything from recipes and craft projects to educational materials, science experiments, and more.
Classic Connect Four Grid Game for $7.99: Amazon has their Classic Connect Four Grid Game on sale for $7.99. This classic 4-in-a-row game features three ways to play, and it’s a fun game of strategy for kids and adults alike.
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.