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:

Perler Beads 11,000-Count Multi-Mix Bucket for $11.39: Amazon has their Perler Beads 11,000-Count Multi-Mix Bucket on sale for $11.39. Designed to be used with Perler pegboards and ironing paper, Perler Beads offer children endless hours of creativity and imagination as they make their own unique creations.

K’Nex 70-Model Building Set for $23.11: Purchase the K-Nex 70-Model Building Set for just $23.11. This set includes over 700 pieces to build a variety of creations such as a hot air balloon, boats, trucks, a sand castle, and more. Plus, the set comes complete with a convenient storage treasure chest to hold built figures and other K’NEX sets as well.

Melissa & Doug Habitats Reusable Sticker Set for $4.99: Amazon has their Melissa & Doug Habitats Reusable Sticker Pad on sale for $4.99. This set includes 5 scenes (a farm, a prehistoric landscape, an African oasis, a jungle, and the ocean) and over 150 reusable stickers. These easy-to-peel vinyl stickers can be removed and repositioned for hours of play. There are several other sets on sale for $4.99 as well, including the Vehicles Sticker Pad, Alphabet & Numbers, Play House, and many more.

Free Cake Decorating Tips & Recipes: If you have an young aspiring chef in your household, be sure to check out this deal! Craftsy is offering 14 FREE Cake Decorating Recipes including modeling chocolate, cream cheese frosting, salted caramel buttercream frosting, buttermilk cake, and many more.

LeapFrog LeapBand for $19.99: Amazon has their LeapFrog LeapBand on sale for $19.99. This first activity tracker made especially for kids is pre-loaded with 50 active challenges to help get kids moving like “Pounce like a lion!”. Plus the parental controls on LeapFrog Connect make it easy to set play times, challenges, and more. This item is available in either green or pink.

Ranger Rick Magazine for $10: Groupon is featuring a one-year subscription to Ranger Rick or Ranger Rick Jr. Magazine for $10. These publications introduce 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.

42-Piece Wooden Building Block Set for $8.95: Amazon has their 42-Piece Wood Building Block Set on sale for $8.95. This set typically retails for $19.95, and it includes 42 blocks as well as a convenient carrying bag for hours of imaginative fun.

Free 50 States Printable Fact Cards: Nick Jr. has a FREE set of 50 states printable fact cards. Each card includes information relevant to the particular state, making them an ideal complement to learning about the United States.

Minecraft Complete Handbook Collection for $7.90: Amazon has their Minecraft Complete Handbook Collection on sale for $7.90. Minecraft’s four best selling handbooks are available in hardcover in this gold-foiled boxed set, and include the following titles – Essential Handbook, Redstone Handbook, Combat Handbook, and Construction Handbook.

T.S. Shure Cutesie Wooden Block Set for $19.32: Purchase the T.S. Shure Cutesie Wooden Block Set for just $19.32. This set typically retails for $39.99, and it features colorful alphabet and number blocks on solid pine with colorful artwork on each side.

Lunch Totes for $3.68 Shipped: Amazon has their Insulated Lunch Totes on sale for as low as $3.68. These bags are ideal for lunches or trips to the park, and they have the function of keeping food hot or cold for optimal preservation. There are a variety of different colors and styles available as well.

Free Success with Container Gardening Guide: Craftsy has a FREE Success with Container Gardening eGuide available. This eGuide features 17 pages packed with tutorials, tips, and tricks from expert gardener Meredith Skyer. Through the guide, you’ll learn how to container garden from step-by-step potting instructions to an overview of the best plants for containers, so you’ll be able to grow plants even in a small space.

Duplo Ice Cream Cone Set for $10.19: Amazon has their Duplo Ice Cream Cone Set on sale for $10.19. This set typically retails for $14.99, and it includes the following features 3 ice cream cones, 6 colored tops, a blueberry brick, a cream brick, and classic Duplo bricks.

LEGO Ideas Book for $7.93: Amazon has The LEGO Ideas Book on sale for $7.93. This book is divided into six different chapters by theme – transportation, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventures, and useful makes. Each chapter includes basic templates of key models as well as spreads to inspire kids to create their own designs as well. The book also shows builders how to simplify details, making this book an efficient guide for children of any building ability.

Free U.S. State Printables: 123 Homeschool 4 Me has a free set of U.S. State Printables available for download. This set includes fact sheets, map work, plants and animals, and more.

LEGO Power Digger Set for $4.99: Amazon has their LEGO Power Digger Set on sale for $4.99. This set features a working, flexible crane arm, rotating vehicle body, see-through cab window, and chunky tires. Plus, it rebuilds into a dump truck and a front loader for hours of creative fun.

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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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:

Pentel Arts Oil Pastels (50 ct). for $6.59: Amazon has their Pentel Arts Oil Pastels (50 ct.) on sale for $6.59. These brilliantly colored pastels apply smoothly and blend easily for a variety of shades and tints. The pastels are ideal for use on paper, board, or canvas.

Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden for $15.99: Purchase the Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden for just $15.99. This item typically sells for $19.99, and includes a collapsible, reusable butterfly habitat. The set also includes a mail-in voucher for five butterfly larvae and special food (there is a $5 fee for processing). This is an amazing opportunity for kids to witness the butterfly life cycle, and learn about caterpillars and butterflies as well as metamorphosis.

LEGO Power Digger Set for $4.99: Amazon has their LEGO Creator Power Digger Set on sale for $4.99. This set features a working, flexible crane arm, a rotating vehicle body, and a warning light on the roof of the cab. Plus, the power digger can be rebuilt into a dump truck and a front loader for more building fun.

Free Make-Your-Own Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch Class: Craftsy is featuring a FREE Make Your Own Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch Class. This free class is hosted by Kristin Link, the founder of the popular website Sew, Mama, Sew!, and it guides you through the process of creating two different bags. The class is ideal for experienced crafters as well as beginners, and it includes precise yet simple directions to enable you to make a reversible tote and a zipper pouch that are as adorable as they are functional.

Bic Mechanical Pencils (24 ct.) for $5: Amazon has their BIC Mechanical Pencils (24 ct.) on sale for $5. This set is available in either Sparkle Pencils or Metallic Pencils – both for $5, or just $0.21 per pencil!

Ranger Rick Magazine for $10: Groupon is featuring a one-year subscription to Ranger Rick or Ranger Rick Jr. Magazine for $10. These publications introduce 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.

Apache 9″ Thermal Laminator & 20 Pouches for $18.96: Amazon has their Apache Thermal Laminator on sale for $18.96. This laminator features a 9″ laminating width, 2 silicone rollers, and an ABS release button. Plus, the set comes with a 20-pack of laminator pouches as well.

Free Alaskan Travel Guide: Request a free Alaska State Guide Vacation Planner. In addition to planning for a vacation, this guide would make a nice supplement for teaching U.S. geography.

Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game for $13.10: Amazon has their Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game on sale for $13.10. This game received a 4.5-star rating from over 800 reviews, and it encourages a variety of skills, such as matching, sorting, strategic thinking, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and pre-handwriting skills.

Fisher-Price Loving Family Dollhouse for $39.97 Shipped: Purchase the Fisher- Price Loving Family Dollhouse for just $39.97. This set features 4 floors and 6 spacious rooms, a flip-out swing set, a sofa and a baby seat, and a family that includes a mom, dad, and baby. Plus, this set includes free shipping as well.

LEGO Minecraft Crafting Box for $39.99: Amazon has their LEGO Minecraft Crafting Box on sale for $39.99. This set typically retails for $49.99, and it features 521 assorted LEGO pieces that are ideal for Minecraft fans.

Free Pizza Making Class: Are you looking for a family-friendly dinner that everyone can help make? Craftsy is offering a FREE Pizza Making Class with baking guru Peter Reinhart. With this class, you’ll make pizza sauces, explore cheese options, and learn how to bake five types of dough all from your home’s conventional oven. You’ll even get a bonus lesson on gluten-free pizza recipes. Plus, you can find more free classes from Craftsy here.

New Game Coupons: There are four new game coupons available to print. These coupons are available for Moustache Smash Game, Boom Boom Balloon Game, Hedbanz Game, and Fibber Game.

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

This is the weekly list of Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Jamerrill from FreeHomeschoolDeals.com. 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.

Are you already thinking about the changes you want to make to your homeschool next year? I know I like to get my school planning over so I can enjoy my summer. Just in time, we have a How to Schedule & Plan Your Homeschool Year MEGA RESOURCE List that will be the perfect place for you to start you planning!

How to Schedule & Plan Your Homeschool Year MEGA RESOURCE List

Preschool and Early Elementary

Your preschooler will love these FREE Easter Themed Q-Tip Painting Printables and these FREE Preschool Spring Themed Dot-a-Do Printables.

Here is a FREE Superhero Learning Pack that has some fun activities to keep your boys interested (and girls, too).

What little girls doesn’t love princesses? This FREE P is for Princess Pack is the perfect way to teach the letter P.

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This Easy Homemade Play Dough Recipe is the best for frugal homeschool fun!

Easter Homeschool Fun

What is better than homeschool and Minecraft? How about if we throw in Easter, too! This Homeschool Minecraft: FREE Minecraft Style Holy Week Study from Skrafty is just what you need.

Combine this FREE Jesus Ascends Craft with Printables with a FREE Easter Scavenger Hunt Printable and you will have some great Easter activities.

Then settle down with some of these coloring and activities books:

Finally, close with one of these FREE Easter Songs and Hymns.

Homeschool Notebooking and Writing

Never fear, we have more Easter themed learning for your writing needs, too.

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Start with FREE Easter Themed Handwriting Sheets to get warmed up.

Then hop into the scripture with these FREE Easter Verse Copywork Pages.

If notebooking is what you are looking for, then try these FREE Easter Notebooking Pages or these Free Easter Notebooking Pages & Activities.

Here are FREE Creative Writing Prompts for April and you can use this FREE Flower Themed Writing Paper to write on.

While it’s not technically writing, this FREE Printable Lego Workbook has plenty of activities to keep your little one writing and learning with Legos.

Phonics and Sight Words

Teach beginning sounds with these FREE Spring Beginning Sounds Printable Cards.

Practice sight words with FREE Spring Themed Sight Words Pack and a Free Birthday Interactive Sight Word Reader.

Spring Themed Learning Resources

I am so glad that spring is finally here! Put away those wintery themed reading logs and try these FREE Spring Themed Weekly Reading Charts.

Continue on in math with FREE Spring Themed Telling Time Practice Printables.

And study the outdoors while growing your faith with this FREE Flowers, Faith and Butterflies Study Printables.

History and Social Studies

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Wonder what your child is learning and retaining in history? Here are FREE Middle School History Evaluation Printable and Resources.

Learn all about how the White House has changed over time with this FREE Interior of the White House Pictures and Information.

Here is a FREE Set of 10 Earth Day Coloring Sheets.

Find some great books to read with this FREE List of 100+ Historical Fiction Books for K-6.

Homeschool Resources

Here are FREE Spring Themed Thank You Notes to teach your child to important skill of gratitude.

Plan your day using block scheduling with this FREE Homeschool Block Schedule with Printables.

Here is a FREE Homeschooling with Netflix Printable List.

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 resources on MoneySavingMom.com!

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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