Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:
Free Kindle e-Books for Kids: There are several free Kindle e-Books for kids available for download including The Lonely Christmas Tree, The Jesus Tree, A Christmas Carol, Frosty the Snowman, Lucius and the Christmas Star, Maddix the Spunky Monkey’s Magical Christmas Book, and Amazing Reindeer.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Shape Sorting Clock for $8.50: Amazon has their Melissa & Doug Wooden Shape Sorting Clock on sale for $8.50. This clock includes 12 shaped number pieces to count, sort, and place as well as a movable hour and minute hand. This set is idea for counting, sorting, color recognition, shape recognition, and hand-eye coordination.
My Event Calendar for $9.99: Zulily has their My Event Calendar Set on sale for $9.99 (look under Made to Play Toys). Kids can keep track of their chores, activities, and special events with this magnetic calendar. The set features dry-erase days, a marker, and 128 magnets. There are several other toys included in the Made to Play Toys Sale as well including Daisytown Wood Doll Play Set – $11.99, Melissa & Doug Alphabet Nesting & Stacking Block Set – $10.99, Melissa & Doug Wood Blocks Set – $14.99, Melissa & Doug Slice & Bake Cookie Set – $15.99, Calico Critters Mouse Twins Set – $6.99, and Calico Critters Meerkat Set – $8.99.
Free Christmas Carol Copywork Pack: Download a free Christmas Carol Copywork Pack from Frugal Homeschool Family. This 15-page pack includes pages for both print and cursive writing.
LeapFrog Creativity Camera App for $5.19: Amazon has their LeapFrog Creativity Camera App with Protective Case on sale for $5.19. This camera helps kids create, learn, and express themselves with photos.
Playmobil School Set for $34.99: Purchase the Playmobil School Set for just $34.99. This set includes a school, a school bus, 4 figures, backpacks, posters, a chalkboard, table, and tons of accessories.
Free Nativity Printable Pack: Meet Penny has a free Nativity Printable Pack available for download. This pack includes puzzles, lacing cards, skip counting, word tracing, and more.
Melissa & Doug Abby and Emma Magnetic Dress-Up Set for $10.99: Amazon has their Melissa & Doug Abby and Emma Deluxe Magnetic Dress-Up Set on sale for $10.99. This set includes two magnetic dolls with stands and 56 magnetic pieces of clothing and accessories for hours of dress-up fun.
LeapFrog Touch Magic Counting Train for $7.99: Purchase the LeapFrog Touch Magic Counting Train for just $7.99. This interactive toy teaches children their numbers, vocabulary, fun songs, and more.
Free Coupon Calendar with $30 Purchase at Half Price Books: Spend $30 at Half Price Books to receive a free 2014 HPB Read More Calendar. This calendar includes coupons that can be used throughout the year at Half Price Books. This offer is valid through December 24th or while supplies last.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Love to Play Puppy for $9.99: Amazon has their Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Love to Play Puppy on sale for $9.99. This toy encourages little ones to learn their ABCs, 123′s, parts of the body, songs, and games, and it comes with a bonus CD.
KRE-O Star Trek Transporter Trouble Set for $4.99: Pick up the KRE-O Star Trek Transporter Trouble Set for just $4.99. This 65-piece set enables kids to build their own transporter, and it includes both a Scotty and a Klingon Kreon figure.
Free Nativity Play Dough Mats: Blessed Beyond a Doubt has a free set of Nativity Play Dough Mats available for download. There are nine different mats available in this set.
Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Race Car for $3.87: Amazon has their Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Race Car Set on sale for $3.87. This set includes a wooden car, wheels, paint, a paintbrush, glue, and stickers.
Playmobil Santa’s Home for $22.69: Purchase the Playmobil Santa’s Home for $22.69. This set includes a house, Santa, an elf figure, soccer ball, guitar and other assorted toys, tree stump withe ax, a decorated Christmas tree, rocking horse, table, bench, mailbox, cat, mouse, mugs, and more.
Free Bake the Cookies Review Set: All About Reading has a free Bake the Cookies Review Activity available for download. This is a fun activity for reading or spelling practice.
Complete Ramona Book Collection for $30.84: Amazon has the Complete Ramona Book Collection on sale for $30.84. This set includes all eight Ramona books – Beezus and Ramona, Ramona the Pest, Ramona the Brave, Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, and Ramona’s World.
Fisher-Price Cook ‘n Serve Spaghetti Set for $6.29: Purchase the Fisher-Price Cook ‘n Serve Spaghetti Set for just $6.29. Children can add ingredients to the pasta pot, stir it up, and flip it over to magically reveal a complete dinner. The set comes with spaghetti pasta (spaghetti, sauce and meatballs) and creamy pasta (shell pasta and creamy sauce), two breadsticks, a cooking pot, stirring/serving spoon, two pot covers/plates, and two forks.
Free Christmas Learning Pack: 3 Dinosaurs has a free Christmas Learning Pack available for download. This pack includes such skills as pre-writing practice, patterns, matching, puzzles, addition, color by number, and more.
Playmobil Holiday Island Set for $12.99: Amazon has their Playmobil Holiday Island Set on sale for $12.99. This set includes 3 figures, island with dock, watercraft, surfboard, beach umbrella, palm tree, beach towel, beach toys, pelican and other accessories.
Fisher-Price Little People Corner Market for $4.99: Purchase the Fisher-Price Little People Corner Market for $4.99. This set includes Mia the shopkeeper, a cash register, a cart, and a barrel of apples.
Free Winter ABC Pack: Download a free Winter ABC Pack from 3 Dinosaurs. This pack includes such skills as tracing, clip cards, matching, and more.
LeapFrog Touch of Magic Ocean Music School for $9.99: Purchase the LeapFrog Touch of Magic Ocean Music School for $9.99. Kids can conduct a band of musical sea creatures while learning the names of animals, instruments, and colors.
Melissa & Doug Princess Elise Magnetic Set for $7.99: Amazon has their Melissa & Doug Princess Elise Magnetic Set on sale for $7.99. This 24-piece magnetic dress-up set includes a magnetic doll, a stand, and a variety of colorful outfits and accessories for hours of pretend play.
Free Christmas ABC Puzzles: Royal Baloo has a free set of Christmas ABC Puzzles available for download. Each letter has a few pictures with the letter’s starting sound.
Magnetic Number Set for $1.42 Shipped: Purchase a SODIAL Colorful Magnetic Number Set for just $1.42. This set of numbers ships for free as well.
Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game for $13.99: Amazon has their Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game on sale for $13.99. This game received a 5-star rating from over 250 reviews, and it encourages a variety of skills, such as matching, sorting, strategic thinking, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and pre-handwriting skills.