Educational Deals & Freebies Round-Up

knex-truck-300x300Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:

LeapFrog Animal Mash-Up Set for $11.99: Amazon has their LeapFrog Animal Mash-Up Set on sale for $11.99. This set typically retails for $17.99, and it helps children learn baby animal names, fun facts, colors, and classic songs through tactile, audio, and visual learning.

Mozart’s Complete String Quartets & Quintets for $0.99: Purchase Mozart’s Complete String Quartets & Quintets for just $0.99. This VoxBox Edition includes over 12 hours of music from Mozart.

LEGO Minecraft the Nether Set for $27.42: Amazon has their LEGO Minecraft the Nether Set on sale for $27.42. This set includes 3 buildable Micromob figures (2 Ghasts and a Zombie Pigman), and it allows young builders to recreate the Nether biome from the Minecraft world.

Free Animal Alphabet Cursive Writing Pages: has a free set of Animal Alphabet Cursive Writing pages available for download. Each letter has its own page to practice the letter in lowercase and uppercase, and it includes a sentence for copy work as well.

ALEX Toys Early Learning Button Art Set for $15.20: Purchase the ALEX Toys Early Learning Button Art Set for just $15.20. This set includes 46 chunky buttons, 10 pictures, and a storage tray for easy clean-up. Children can match and snap the buttons to complete the pictures while developing hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and creative thinking.

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils (12 ct.) for $11.75: Amazon has their Prismacolor Premier Woodcase Colored Pencils (12 ct.) on sale for $11.75. This set typically retails for $19.39, and the pencils include high-quality pigments for drawing, blending, and shading. Plus, the thick leads are break resistant as well.

Thomas & Friends Magazine Subscription for $14.99: Purchase a one-year subscription to Thomas & Friends Magazine for just $14.99. This magazine is geared towards children ages 2-7, and each issue is filled with stories, a collectible poster, and activities such as counting, matching, and reading. The magazine features Thomas the Train and all of his friends like Sir Topham Hatt and Oliver.

Colgate Bright Smiles Kit for Teachers: Colgate is once again offering teachers a free Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Kit for their classroom. This kit includes Colgate kid’s toothbrushes and toothpaste samples for each child as well as a video, posters, storybooks, and a teaching curriculum. If you’ve signed up for this offer in the past, you don’t need to sign up again. Rather, they will automatically ship your kit to you. Kits will be mailed out in February 2015.

K’NEX Classics 4-Wheel Drive Truck Set for $9.99: Amazon has their K’NEX Classics 4-Wheel Drive Truck Set on sale for $9.99. This set typically retails for $24.99, and it includes 313 durabable K’NEX pieces, working lights, and 4-wheel steering functions. There are colorful, step-by-step instructions to build this set into three different models. Plus, the set can be combined with the K’NEX Transport Chopper Building Set for an awesome combo build as well.

Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes for $12.96: Purchase the Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes for just $12.96. This book presents step-by-step instructions for building ten unique airplanes, and comes complete with 40 sheets of flight-tested, ready-to-fold paper, printed on both sides in a variety of colorful patterns. Or if you have a Star Wars fan, you can also pick up the Klutz Star Wars Folded Flyers Book for $16.82 as well.

Pocoyo & Friends Swiggle Traks Set for $10: Amazon has their Pocoyo & Friends Swiggle Traks Set on sale for $10. This set typically retails for $29.99, and it includes a flexible race track with many options for building, a motorized vehicle, 4 tracks, 1 moving bridge, and a ball accessory.

Free Caps for Sale Printables: Homeschool Creations has a free set of Caps for Sale printables available for download. This pack includes word families, rhyming words, graphing, money skills, and more.

Guess Who Game for $4.99: Amazon has their Guess Who Game on sale for $4.99. This classic game is full of mystery-solving guessing fun, and it includes 4 different character sets – sea creatures, fun foods, vehicles, and pets.

Playmobil Speed Boat Set for $22.21: Purchase the Playmobil Speed Boat Set for just $22.21. This set typically retails for $35, and it includes a speedboat that really floats as well as 4 figures (two adults and two children), snorkeling gear, towels, cooler, binoculars, and snacks.

Free Beach Printable Pack: 3 Dinosaurs has a free Beach Printable Pack available for download. This pack includes beginning sounds, addition, counting, puzzles, sorting, 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.

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Target: Deals for the week of July 27-August 3, 2014

Here are some of the best deals at Target this week, with thanks to Marcy from Stretching a Buck for her help in compiling them:

Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts, 6 or 8 ct – $1.89 
Use $0.75/1 printable
Or use $1.50/1 printable
Plus use 30% OFF coupon
$0.92 each after coupons

Eight O Clock K-Cups, 18 ct – $8.99
Buy 2, Get 1 Free
$5.99 each after coupon

Market Pantry Frozen Fruit, 10 – 20 oz – $2.99
Use $1/1 Target printable
Plus use 5% OFF coupon
$1.89 after coupons

Purell Hand Sanitizer – $1.49 
Buy 3, Get 1 Free
Use $1/2 printable
Plus use $1/3 Target printable
$0.62 each after coupons

Old Spice Deodorant, 2.6 oz – $3.99 
Get a $5 Target Gift Card when you buy 3 (see ad for more participating items)
Use $1/1 printable
Or use Buy 2 Get 1 Free coupon from the 7/27 P&G insert
$1.32 each after coupon and gift card

Tide, Liquid 75 oz 48 load – $9.99
$10 Target Gift Card WYB 4 Household Items Listed (see ad for more participating items)
Use $1.50/1 printable
Or use $2/1 coupon from the 7/27 P&G insert
Plus use $1/1 (Target Mobile Coupon – Text CLEAN To 827438)
Plus submit $10/1 P&G Mail In Rebate 
$2.74 each after coupons and rebate and with gift card

See the full list of deals at Target this week here.


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21-Day Photo Fix Online Course is 56% off — TODAY ONLY!

21-Day Photo Fix

Wish you could capture beautiful photos of moments and memories in your life but frustrated because you just can’t figure out how to use your nice camera?

Well, you’ll want to run over to Shultz Photo School and read all about their course, the 21-Day Photo Fix.

This course walks you through step-by-step how to use your fancy camera, the vital keys to photographing people, and how to capture memorable moments with a truly professional quality.

You’ll learn about composition, lighting, exposure, camera operations, and post production. And it’s all taught in an easy-to-understand method to empower you to become a pro at photography. It’s self-paced, video-based, and you’ll get access to the course for life — so you can go back and re-read or re-watch anything over and over again.


If you’re unsure whether this program is a good choice for you, be sure to sign up for the FREE From Point-N-Shoot to Photo Ninja in Just 21 Days Tour Guide. This guide will give you a complete overview of the course so you can decide whether it’s right for you.

TODAY ONLY, the 21-Day Photo Fix is 56% off for my readers only. If you’ve been wishing you could learn how to improve as a photographer, now’s the time to sign up! Just head over here for all the details on this course.

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Target: Save $10 off Your $40 Purchase with In-Store Pickup


This week at Target, you can save $10 off your purchase of $40 or more on eligible items with in-store pickup. Here are the details:

Save $10 when you spend $40 on items that qualify for store pickup, order online and pick up in store. Offer excludes Clearance items. Items not available for store pickup will not count towards $40 minimum. $40 subtotal based on merchandise subtotal before tax, if applicable. Offer valid for 4 transactions only. Offer not valid with store coupons. The $10 discount is allocated based on the size of your basket. If qualifying item(s) in your order is returned, refund value will be reduced by the prorated amount of the item. Online order must be placed by 11:59 PM PST on 08/02/2014 and picked up in store within 4 days.

Thanks, For the Mommas!

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Office Max/Office Depot: Back to School Deals for the week of July 27–August 2 , 2014


Here are the Back to School Deals available at Office Max/Office Depot for the week of July 27-August 2, 2014. Make sure to check your local ad online to verify that your store is offering these deals:

$0.01 – $0.25 Deals:

  • Office Depot & Office Max Paper Folders — $0.01 (with minimum $5 purchase, limit 10)
  • Office Depot & Office Max 6″ Protractors — $0.25 (limit 3)
  • Office Depot & Office Max Plastic 12″ Rulers — $0.25 (limit 3)
  • Office Depot & Wescott Scissors 5″ — $0.25 (limit 3)
  • Scholastic & Office Max 4 oz. School Glue — $0.25 (limit 3)
  • Office Depot 3 pk & Office Max 5 pk. Beveled Pink Erasers — $0.25 (limit 3)
  • Really Useful Boxes 0.14 oz. — $0.25 (limit 3)

$1 Deals:

  • Scotch Magic Tape 1 pk. — $1
  • Space Saver Pencil Case — $1
  • Bic Round Stick Grip Pens 12 ct. — $1
  • Fashion Folders — $1

Thanks, Moms by Heart!

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