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Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:
ThinkFun Rush Hour Game for $15.99: Amazon has their ThinkFun Rush Hour Game on sale for $15.99. This game encourages kids to think strategically as they move cars around to get the red car out of the traffic gridlock. The game features four levels of play, from beginner to expert, and it includes 40 challenge cards, 16 cars and trucks, a red escape car, a traffic grid game board, and a convenient storage bag. Plus, each card has a solution printed on the back in case you’re completely stumped on how to free the red car.
Human Body Systems Flip Book for $1.50: Educents has their Human Body Systems Flip Book on sale for just $1.50. This book is the perfect complement to a unit study of the human body. Students record important information about major body systems, as well as label diagrams on each page. The set includes the skeletal system, nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system, and digestive system.
K’NEX Amazin’ 8 Coaster Building Set for $19.49: K’NEX Building Sets are hands down one of our kids’ favorite things to do! And over the years, I’ve found that Amazon consistently has the best prices on these sets. Here are a few of our favorites – K’NEX Amazin’ 8 Coaster Building Set for $19.49, K’NEX 52-Model Set for $20.99, K’NEX 70-Model Building Set for $25.23, and K’NEX Supersonic Swirl Building Set for $18.79. You can find more awesome K’NEX Sets here.
Free Math & Literacy Summer Break Review Set: School is a Happy Place has a free Math & Literacy Summer Break Review Pack available for download. This 8-week packet covers review topics for math and language arts to help kids stay on top of their skills during the summer months.
Just for Kids Garden Tools Set for $8.64: Here’s a fun way for kids to help out in the garden this year! Amazon has their Just for Kids Garden Tool Set on sale for $8.64. This set includes a 6″ hand rake, an 8″ shovel, and an 8.5″ trowel as well as a canvas tote for easy clean up and storage.
Cookie Sheet Learning Set for $18.99: Jane.com has their Cookie Sheet Learning Set on sale for $18.99. Perfect for on-the-go learning or summertime review, this set includes the following components – Cookie Sheet, (26) Magnetic letters, (10) Magnetic numbers, (3) Making Words laminated activity mats, (1) ABC Order with letters laminated activity mat, (1) ABC Order laminated activity mat, (9) Close Number laminated strips, and (1) Color Sort laminated activity mat.
Story Time Jigsaw Puzzle for $10.89: Here’s a fun twist on your child’s favorite book! White Mountain Puzzles has their Story Time Jigsaw Puzzle on sale for $10.89. This puzzle features a collage of classic bedtime stories such s Curious George, Goodnight Moon, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Giving Tree, and more.
Free Preston Plum Measuring Tape: These always come in handy for math projects! Request a free Preston Plum measuring tape when you fill out a brief form. This offer is available while supplies last.
Disney Learn To Draw Set for $29.99: Amazon has their Disney Learn to Draw 10-Book Set on sale for $29.99. These books help to nurture children’s creativity by helping them draw their favorite characters. From classics such as Mickey Mouse and Cinderella to modern day favorites like Tiana and Elsa, these books teach kids to draw the characters in just 6 steps each. The books are each 32 pages long, and they’re recommended for children ages 6 to 12. The bundle includes the following titles – Brave, Enchanted Princesses, Favorite Fairies, Frozen, Mickey Mouse and His Friends, Minnie and Daisy, Palace Pets, Tangled, The Little Mermaid, and The Princess and the Frog.
20% Off Sitewide at Family Christian Store: Family Christian Store is featuring 20% off sitewide, including sale and clearance items. This is a great way to save on children’s books, toys, and movies. Plus, if you have your items shipped to your local Family Christian Store location, you’ll receive free shipping as well. This offer is valid online only through April 25th.
Save Up to 90% on Textbooks: Amazon can help college students and parents alike save money by buying cheap new and used textbooks and by renting textbooks for college. You can even trade your used textbooks for an Amazon Gift Card, regardless of whether you bought the books from Amazon or not. At the Amazon Textbook Store, you can shop online and buy all your textbooks without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. They offer a wide variety of new, used, rental, and eTextbooks in subjects from biology, chemistry, and nursing to accounting, arts, and engineering. Once you’re finished with your textbooks, you can trade them in at Amazon.com to receive up to 80% of their value in an Amazon Gift Card! You can also enjoy FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items (including your cheap college textbooks) when you join Amazon Student.
Free Acrostic Poem Lesson Plan: Evan-Moor has a free Acrostic Poem Lesson Plan available for download. This lesson plan guides students through the process of planning, editing, and writing an acrostic poem.
LEGO Creator Blue Racer Set for $4.99: Amazon has their LEGO Creator Blue Racer Set on sale for $4.99. This racer features a hinged rear spoiler panel, a detailed engine, 4 orange traffic cones, and alloy-look rims. Plus, it can be rebuilt into a smart snowplow or a cool buggy. There are several other LEGO Sets on sale as well including the LEGO Creator Sea Plane – $4.99, LEGO Creator Construction Vehicle – $4.99, and LEGO Creator Desert Racer – $4.99.
Save Up to 60% on School Clothes for Kids: This week at Schoola, the more you spend, the more you’ll save – Spend $30, save 30% with promo code SAVE30, Spend $50, save 50% with promo code SAVE50, Spend $60, save 60% with promo code SAVE60. If you’re a new Schoola member, you’ll receive a FREE $10 credit just for signing up for a Schoola account! Before you start shopping, be sure to check out my Top 5 Tips for Shopping at Schoola. Plus, shipping is free on orders of $25 or more.
Times Tales Animated DVD for $19.99: Educents has their Times Tales Animated DVD on sale for $19.99. Times Tales makes learning the upper times tables easy and fun for kids. The videos use cute, simple stories that provide students with a “memory peg” that allows them to quickly recall otherwise abstract multiplication facts. As kids progress through the video, they’ll learn their multiplication facts without even realizing that they’ve done so! This is a great companion or introduction to teaching multiplication. The set includes the updated Times Tales Upper Times Tables DVD as well as a bonus Division CD.
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Infantino Spiral Activity Toy for $8.34: Amazon has their Infantino Spiral Activity Toy on sale for $8.34. This interactive toy wraps around car seat handles, strollers, and cribs, and it includes a peek ‘n see mirror, 2 clacker rings, a bird rattle, a crinkle bug, textured fabrics, and satin ribbons.
33% Off Violin Starter Set: Educents is featuring 33% off their Violin Starter Set! Perfect for beginners, this Violin Starter Set contains everything your child needs to play the violin. Available in 3 different sizes, this set ensures that children as young as 5 years old can learn to play the violin. An animated character named Val the Violin guides students through lessons by the New York City Ballet violinist Sabina Skalar. The eMedia My Violin walks students through the core elements of violin playing in over 160 lessons. With this set, you’ll receive a quality violin with bow, a carrying case, rosin, a cloth, and the eMedia My Violin CD-ROM (compatible with Windows or Mac).
LEGO Friends Heartlake Supermarket Set for $23.99: Amazon has their LEGO Friends Heartlake Supermarket Set on sale for $23.99. This set typically retails for $29.99, and it features a 1-story supermarket building with opening doors for easy play inside, a fruit display, breakfast aisle, fish display, meat and cheese counter, bakery counter, beauty stand, a checkout with candy display and outside is a stand selling newspapers and flowers, a fruit crate and a trolley park.
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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