Educational Deals & Freebies Round-Up

Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:

LeapFrog LeapReader Interactive Solar System Discovery Set for $5.49: Amazon has their LeapFrog LeapReader Interactive Solar System Discovery Set on sale for $5.49. This set typically retails for $17.99, and it features a large, 2-sided interactive activity board that unfolds to more than 3 feet in length as well as bonus glow-in-the-dark space stickers to make learning even more fun. This set teaches astronomy, earth science, and scientific inquiry.

B2G1 Free Melissa & Doug Arts and Crafts: Amazon is featuring a B2G1 Free Sale on their Melissa & Doug Arts and Crafts Items. With this sale, when you purchase 3 items, each item will cost just $3.33. There are over 60 items featured on this sale including sticker pads, jumbo coloring pads, activity books, paint with water sets, puffy sticker playsets, DYO sets, and more. You can find all the items included in this sale here.

Ranger Rick Magazine Subscription for $10: Groupon is offering a one-year subscription to Ranger Rick or Ranger Rick Jr. Magazine for just $10. This publication introduces children to nature and animals through fun activities, educational content, and vibrant illustrations. The stories are told through the eyes of lovable characters such as Ranger Rick Raccoon and Scarlett Fox. Ranger Rick Jr. Magazine is recommended for children ages 4-7, while Ranger Rick Magazine is more suitable for children ages 7-12.

Free Hey Diddle Diddle Pack: 3 Dinosaurs has a free Hey Diddle Diddle Pack available for download. This pack includes pre-writing practice, matching, sorting, poems, puzzles, and more.

K’Nex, LEGO, TinkerToys, & More on Lightning Deals Today: Amazon is featuring a variety of K’Nex, LEGO, TinkerToys, and Lincoln Logs Toys on their Lightning Deals today. These deals are available while supplies last, and you can find the full listing of today’s toy deals here.

Jumbulaya Word Strategy Game for $7.99: Purchase the Jumbulaya Word Strategy Game for just $7.99. This multi-faceted word strategy game enables players to rearrange, add, trade, build, and claim longer words each turn.

Liberty’s Kids Complete Series for $5: Amazon has their Liberty’s Kids Complete Series on sale for $5. This set received a 5-star rating from over 500 reviews and has over 800 minutes of run time.

Free Gratitude Journal: Download a free Gratitude Journal from Living Well Spending Less. This booklet is entitled “All the Things I am Thankful For” and it’s a great way for children to recount their blessings this Thanksgiving season.

American Girls Crafts Memory Book Set for $5.44: Amazon has their American Girl Crafts Memory Book Set on sale for $5.44. This set typically retails for $9.99, and it includes a memory book, adhesive squares, punch-out designs and words, paper, and sticker gems.

LeapFrog Preschool Skills Workbook for $2.99: Purchase a LeapFrog Preschool Skills Workbook for just $2.99. This workbook contains 60 activity pages and 60 reward stickers, and it includes a variety of content including the alphabet, classifying, sequencing, colors, shapes, numbers, counting, and fine motor skills.

50% Off KidKraft Toys: Zulily is featuring up to 50% off their KidKraft Toys today. Some of the items featured in this sale include a 27-Piece Cookware Set for $11.99, Ironing Board Set for $23.99, Mixer Baking Set for $19.99, Smoothie Set for $21.99, and Figure 8 Train Set for $22.99.

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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Sign up for 35 Different Free Online Classes from Craftsy!


Craftsy is offering Free Online Classes. There are 35 different mini classes to choose from that you can watch anytime, along with printable instructions and step-by-step directions.

Not a Craftsy member? Sign up here today!

Here are some of the classes you can choose from:

~ Amazing Crochet Textures
~ The Wilton Method: Creative Cake Pops
~ Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
~ Painting Flowers in Acrylic
~ Sew Ready: Sewing Machine Basics
~ Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
~ Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
~ Mastering Zipper Techniques
~ Bag Making Basics
~ Flawless Finishing
~ Machine Embroidered Classics
~ Create Stunning Birthday Cards
~ Transform Your Garden Design
~ The Hand-Painted Cake
~ Perfect Pizza at Home
~ Modern Buttercream
~ Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
~ Basic Fondant Techniques
~ Professional Family Portraits
~ Basic Quiltmaking Skills
~ Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
~ Complete Knife Skills
~ Bonsai Wiring Essentials
~ Spectacular Stamping
~ Creative Quilt Backs
~ Pictures to Pixel Quilts
~ Creative Ways with Whole Grains
~ Longarm Quilting
~ Know Your Wool

Thanks, Moms by Heart!
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HUGE List of FREE Homeschool Curriculum & Resources

Free Homeschool Curriculum & Resources on


This is the weekly list of Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Jamerrill from If you aren’t a homeschooler, but you’re a parent, teacher, babysitter, or nanny, you’ll probably find at least a few useful freebies in this list. You may also want to go through the Educational Deals and Freebies from earlier this week for more.


This freebie list is full of fun learning activities! We are filled to the brim this week with excellent educational resources as well as holiday fun. Do you know When to Consider Using Textbooks in Your Homeschool? Judy shares quite a few great tips, and some excellent considerations, to help you with that decision.

Holiday Planning and Fun

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Kick off this holiday season with 50 FREE Thanksgiving Activities! Keep the Thanksgiving celebration going with this FREE Printable Color by Number Cornucopia, these FREE Thanksgiving Printables for Learning, a Thanksgiving Cornucopia Freebie, or these FREE Thanksgiving Themed Printables.

Then jump into Christmas with these fun Free Printable Advent Activities and a FREE Story of Christmas Activity Book.


Teach your child who created the universe with this FREE Bible Lesson: Why Did God Make all Things? Then, you can work on learning the books of the Bible with these FREE Trace and Copy Books of the Bible.

Here is a FREE Thanksgiving Hymn Puzzle Hunt to help your child focus on why we are thankful this season. And you can use these FREE Printable Thanksgiving Scripture Place Cards on your table, or to help your children focus on thankfulness verses in the word.

This Free Biblical Home Education eBook is a great resource to refocus your homeschool life as well as encourage you in your homeschool journey.



Most children need lots of extra practice with skip counting. Provide that practice with these FREE Pilgrim Math Skip Counting Printables and FREE Skip Counting Wall Cards.

Now your child will have a fun holiday-inspired way to practice numbers with this FREE Instant Download: Nativity Number Writing Printables. And, you don’t want to miss this FREE Thanksgiving Math Literacy Pack!

Free Nativity Number WritingPre-K through K

Preschool is such a great time to jump into Thanksgiving fun! You can use this FREE Thanksgiving Pre-K Fun Pack or this FREE Thanksgiving Pre-K through K Pack as a springboard for learning, in addition to lots of fun, hands on fun with these FREE Pumpkin Themed Tot School Activities.

Here are super cute FREE Thanksgiving Counting Cards to practice math in a festive way, while these FREE Christmas Alphabet Printables get you started on the alphabet.

Writing, Spelling, Copywork, and Notebooking

Copywork is so beneficial. With this Free Christmas Carols Copywork Book your child will study the carols, as well as practice handwriting and spelling.

Keep a record of this Thanksgiving with these Free Thanksgiving Notebooking Pages. While they are writing, here are some great writing prompts:

Random Homeschool Goodness

This Free Raggedy Ann Resource Pack includes chore charts, planning printables, and more. Use this Relaxed Homeschooling Planner to plan the rest of your school year.

Science & Magic School Bus

capHave you ever considered Using Magic School Bus Science Kits in Your Homeschool? If you are ready to give it a try, here is a great FREE Magic School Bus Unit Study Resources for Homeschoolers to get you started!

Magic School Bus Unit StudyHistory/ Geography

If you are studying the continents, here is a FREE Map Travelers: South America {limited time!} freebie. Then use this FREE DIY Travel Journal for Kids to continue learning about the rest of the world, and record your studies.


Here is a huge list of FREE Mark Twain Printables and Resources from Homeschool Giveaways.

Practice reading with your elementary student using these FREE 3rd Grade Sight Word Sentences.

FREE The Complete Magic School Bus Reading List

Here is The Complete Magic School Bus Reading List for FREE (+ Free Download!).

Click here thousands of homeschool freebies!

*Don’t forget! If you are looking for additional free homeschool resources please check the huge growing list of free homeschool curriculum and resourceson!

Jamerrill is the homeschooling mother of a large and growing family. After seasons of spending $50 or less annually to homeschool her children, she started Free Homeschool Deals in 2012 to help all families afford the homeschool life. You can follow the homeschool goodness on Pinterest and Facebook.

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