Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:
Summer Bridge Books for $8.36: With summer break just around the corner, I’ve started thinking about review books for the kids to work through over the summer months. In the past, we’ve used the Summer Bridge Books which were a nice review of the work completed in the previous year. Amazon has these books on sale for as low as $8.36 each with books from PreK-K through 7th-8th grade. You can find all of these books here.
Sling Backpacks for $4.99: It’s a Spring Sale at Jane.com! For a limited time, you can pick up a large sling backpack for just $4.99. These packs feature a front pocket with a zipper, drawstring closure for the main part of the bag, and a key hook inside the bag. Plus, they’re even machine washable! There are more than 20 different colors and styles to choose from. Shipping is a flat rate of $2.99 for the first backpack, and $1.99 for each additional bag.
Hangman Take ‘N Play Anywhere Game for $6.39: Amazon has their Hangman Take ‘n Play Anywhere Game on sale for $6.39. This game features big playing pieces that are easy for kids to use, but hard for kids to lose. In this game, both the letters and the body parts are magnetic allowing you to play the classic game anywhere. The set includes 62 letter magnets, 8 blank magnets, 6 hangman body parts, 2 scoring markers, a magnetic game board, and rules.
Free Watch the Clock Game: Educents has a free Watch the Clock Game available for download. This game is a fun way to teach kids how to tell and write time in hours and half-hours.
Peg Dolls for $4.99: Jane.com has their Peg Dolls on sale for $4.99. Each peg doll stands at 3.5″ inches tall, and they’re the perfect size for a purse or diaper bag. There are 63 different dolls to choose from, and each one is hand painted with minute details and a non-toxic clear coat. The pegs can easily be wiped clean and are the perfect cake toppers!
Boxcar Children Books 1-12 for $33.65: Amazon has their Boxcar Children Bookshelf (Books 1-12) on sale for $33.65. This set includes the Boxcar Children Mystery Books #1 through #12 as well as Boxcar activities, a poster, and an accordion bookmark with a title checklist. Plus, the set comes with a Boxcar Bookcase that can expand to hold up to 32 books.
Chipotle B1G1 Free Offer for Educators: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, Chipotle is offering teachers a B1G1 Free Offer on their burritos, bowls, salads, or tacos on Tuesday, May 3rd. This offer is valid for teachers, faculty, and staff from 3 p.m. to close. You’ll need to bring in a valid school ID in order to redeem this offer (a valid ID includes an ID or other documentation from preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school, community college, or university identifying as faculty or staff, or home school ID card).
Shelby’s Snack Shack Game: Amazon has their Shelby’s Snack Shack Game on sale for $13.79. This game received a 5-star rating from more than 200 reviews, and it helps develop number, counting, and early math skills.
Free Star Wars Handwriting Pack: Year Round Homeschooling has a free Star Wars Preschool Handwriting Pack available for download. This packet is ideal for practicing handwriting basics.
KidKraft Lego Compatible 2-in-1 Activity Table for $79.98 Shipped: Amazon has their KidKraft Lego Compatible 2-in-1 Activity Table on sale for $79.98. Regularly priced at $134.22, this table includes everything you’ll need for hours of building fun. The set comes with 200 LEGO-compatible blocks, a 30-piece train set, double-sided play board, convenient storage under the play board, and is large enough that multiple children can play at once. Plus, this set includes free shipping as well.
Peel & Play Wall Sets for $19.99: Educents has several of their Peel & Play Wall Sets on sale for $19.99 including the Money Skills Set, Fractions Set, USA Map Set, and Human Body Set. These sets are made of fabric that remains adhesive because it’s cleanable (all it needs is a little rubbing alcohol), durable (tearing and ripping is out of the question!), and has the versatility to transform walls into a creative canvas.
Free Game of Bowling: When’s the last time your family went bowling? Go Bowling is offering a free game of bowling on them! You’ll need to fill out the form below to receive your free game coupon through email. You can either print off the coupon or show it on your phone at your local bowling center to enjoy a free game. You can find a participating bowling center near you here.
40% Off Graduation Announcements & Invitations: Tiny Prints is featuring 40% off graduation announcements and invitations when you enter the promotional code AFFGRAD40 at checkout. There are hundreds of designs to choose from that can be personalized with the words and photos of your choosing. If you’re not in the market for graduation announcements, Tiny Prints is also offering new customers a significant discount on their first order – $15 off your order of $40 or more or $30 off your order of $80 or more. Simply enter the coupon code AFF30OFF at checkout to receive this promotional pricing.
My Book of Little House Paper Dolls for $6.89: Amazon has their My Book of Little House Paper Dolls on sale for $6.89. This set includes 6 full-color paper dolls made of durable and sturdy card stock (Laura, Mary, Ma, Pa, Baby Carrie, and Jack the bulldog), several easy-to-detach and authentic outfits for each character, two full-color pull-out scenes (a cozy room inside the Little House and the garden outside), a special pouch to store everything, and the complete text of Winter Days in the Big Woods interspersed throughout the book.
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.