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:

Fire HD 6 for $69 Shipped: Today only, Amazon has their Fire HD 6 on sale for $69. That’s $30 off the regular price of $99, and it includes a beautiful 6″ HD display with over a million pixels; more than 33 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, Android apps and games; the choice of five brilliant color choices; a fast quad-core processor up to 1.5 GHz for quick app launches and fluid graphics; rear-facing HD camera and front-facing VGA camera; and fast web browsing, and email and calendar support including Gmail and Outlook. Plus, this offer includes free shipping as well.

U.S. States and Capitals Flash Cards for $6.78: Amazon has their Carson-Dellosa U.S. States and Capitals Flash Cards on sale for $6.78. This learning card set includes 109 two-sided 6″ x 3″ flash cards with rounded corners for easy sorting as well as one resource card.

Fire HD 6 Kids Edition for $119 Shipped: Amazon has their Fire HD 6 Kids Edition Tablet on sale for $119. This tablet comes with a 2-year worry-free replacement guarantee, and it includes parental controls, a kid-proof case, a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, and front and rear-facing cameras. Plus, this offer includes free shipping as well.

Free Kindle eBooks for Kids: Amazon has several free Kindle eBooks for kids available for download including Numbers! Take the Dog Out, Tongue Twisters for Kids, Bedtime Stories for Kids, T. Rex: Joey’s Wacky Encyclopedia of Weird Facts, Rebekah Girl Detective: The Mysterious Garden, P is for Penguins: Happy Flappy Feet, Extreme Weather: Tornadoes to Hurricanes, The Jungle Book, Diary of an Adventurous Creeper, and Learn to Draw: What to Draw and How to Draw It.

Snap Circuits Electronics Discovery Kit for $32.79: Purchase the Snap Circuits SC-300 Electronics Discovery Kit for just $32.79. This kit typically retails for $66.99, and it contains over 60 snap-together parts which kids can use to build over 300 exciting projects. The set includes a clear and concise illustrated manual, giving young inventors the opportunity to build a radio, doorbell, burglar alarm and more – with no tools required!

Geoworld Dino Excavation Kit for $12.99: Amazon has their Geoworld Dino Velociraptor Excavation Kit on sale for $12.99. This set typically retails for $19.99, and it enables kids to have first-hand experience as a paleontologist. Young explorers can dig bones out of a gypsum brick, clean the bone pieces, and assemble them to produce a replica of a velociraptor. The kit comes complete with a paleontologist’s tools – a hammer and a chisel, as well as a colorful information booklet.

Free Ancient Egypt Unit Study: Download a FREE lesson plan for kids about Ancient Egypt and jump into King Tut’s history! The freebie features several free activities including reading comprehension, math review, map skills, and timeline practice. Plus there are several other Ancient Egypt resources available including an Ancient Egypt Lapbook, Recipes From Egypt, and My Book About Egypt.

Disney Classic Characters Matching Game for $4.79: Amazon has their Disney Classic Characters Matching Game on sale for $4.79. This game of matching and memory features a variety of favorite Disney characters.

Magformers 30-Piece Set for $29.99: Purchase the Magformers Rainbow 30-Piece Set for just $29.99. This set typically retails for $49.99, and it features both triangle and square pieces for hours of magnetic construction fun.

ALEX Toys Friend-2-Friend Jewelry Kit for $9.95: Amazon has their ALEX Toys Friend-2-Friend Jewelry Kit on sale for $9.95. This set typically retails for $19, and it includes 10 colors of embroidery floss and 2 wheels – one for your child and one for a friend. Plus, the set has easy step-by-step instructions to make bracelet-making a snap!

Free Cursive Alphabet Worksheets: Educents has a free set of Cursive Alphabet Worksheets available for download. This set of 53 cursive handwriting pages features the Educents Heroes, and is ideal for kids 2nd-4th grades. Whether children are just learning how to write in cursive or they need a little extra practice, these worksheets are a great way to teach and/or review handwriting technique and form. Both upper case and lowercase letters are covered in this free worksheet pack.

50% Off Select Bibles at Family Christian Store: Family Christian Store is featuring 50% off select Bibles. Prices start at just $5.99, and there are 59 different titles to choose from for both children and adults alike. Plus, if you choose in-store pick up, you’ll receive free shipping as well. This sale is valid through August 20th.

$25 in Free Credit to Schoola Plus Free Shipping: Whether you’re looking for back-to-school clothes, a backpack, or a tote bag, school shopping expenses can add up quickly! For a limited time, Schoola is offering free shipping on every order when you enter the promotional code GEARUP at checkout. Schoola is an online used women and kids’ clothing store that features gently used clothing at tremendous discounts compared to regular retail prices. Most of the items are name-brand clothing, and a portion of each sale helps support local schools. Plus, when you sign up as a new Schoola member, you’ll receive a FREE $15 credit. As an additional bonus, when you create a Custom Collection on the Schoola site, you’ll receive a FREE $10 credit. So, between the free $25 in credit and the free shipping, you should be able to pick up at least 2-3 items of clothing for FREE!

Learning Resources Magnifying Glass & Tweezers Set for $6.34: Amazon has their Learning Resources Primary Magnifier & Tweezers Set on sale for $6.34. This set typically retails for $10.99, and it encourages young scientists to investigate the world around them. The 6-inch tweezers feature easy-grip depressions for proper pincer positioning. The magnifier has a built-in stand for hands-free observation, 4.5x magnification, and a 4.5-inch diameter viewing area.

5 Free Music Lessons: I Choose Joy! is offering 5 free music lessons to go along with your American history studies this year. With this lesson pack you’ll receive a John Phillip Sousa lesson, Scott Joplin lesson, George Gershwin lesson, Leonard Bernstein lesson, John Williams lesson, and 2 Printable Notebooking Pages.

Back-to-School Science Projects from Educents: Educents has a variety of science experiments, freebies, and books available that will make teaching science extra fun this year. Choose from the Magic School Bus Polymer Group Pack, Osmosis Celery Experiment, Science Story eBooks, a Planet Study inspired by the Magic School Bus, and more. You can find all of the science resources from Educents here.

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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HUGE List of FREE Homeschool Curriculum & Resources

Free Homeschool Curriculum

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.

Do you ever wonder why other families homeschool? Now you can read Why We Homeschool: A Collection of Answers from Real Homeschool Families and hear what others are saying about it. Then move onto this week’s freebies list where you will find some excellent resources for homeschool.

Homeschool Room Tours

If you’d like fun ideas to create a homeschool room take a look at these amazing homeschool room tours!

Preschool and Lower Elementary

It’s back to school time! Here are FREE Back to School Coloring Pages, a FREE Back to School Printable Pack and an FREE All About Me Printable, to get your child settled into school routines.

Love Lego’s? Here is a FREE Lego Duplo PreK Pack.

Learn the alphabet with these FREE Alphabetizing Game Printable.


Lapbooks are a great way to learn science. Here is a FREE Ant Lapbook.

Study the human body with these FREE Human Body Diagrams.

Here is a FREE Butterfly Garden Life-Cycle Garden game to learn all about the life cycle of a butterfly.

These FREE Magic School Bus Lesson Plans include numerous science topics and lessons.

Here are FREE Interactive Animal Cell Notebook pages to study cells.

Read all about the solar system with these FREE Solar System Pages.

Reading, Spelling and Writing

FREE Poetry Prompts For Children

Practice your poetry writing with these FREE Poetry Writing Prompts.

Use these FREE CVC Play Dough Mats with Short a or these FREE Apple CVCE Build-a-Word Printables to teach word patterns in reading.

Here is a FREE Read-aloud Pack.

How to Find a Pen Pal for Your Child, and Why You Should

Ready to learn sight words? Here are FREE First Grade Dolch Sight Words Play Dough Mats.

Keep track of your reading with these FREE Back to School Reading Logs.

You’ll find lots of writing freebies on the BIG FAT LIST of Free Homeschool Copywork Copywork.

Don’t miss this FREE Writing Workbook with 24 Pre-Writing Tools and Graphic Organizers!

History and Geography

Learn about the state of Washington with a FREE Washington State Study.

Travel to Egypt with a Free King Tut Mini-Unit Study.


Here are FREE Montessori-Inspired Color Wheel Activities, Lesson and Printables.


Use these 7 FREE Card Games for Math to practice math in a fun way.

This FREE Munchable Math with the Number 7 worksheet pack is a yummy way to learn math.


Homeschool Planning and Resources

Here is a FREE Personal and Homeschool Planner (Limited Time!) to get you ready for school.

Use these FREE Night Before School Charts and Checklists to keep you organized for school.

Random Homeschool Goodness

FREE Lego Challenges

Here are 50 FREE Lego Challenges for your Lego loving child.

Your child can learn to type with these FREE Learn to Type Lessons.

In this FREE Ice Cream Unit Study and Printables your PreK- 5th grade child will learn various activities and skills.

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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