Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:
LEGO Friends Sunshine Harvest for $14.99: Amazon has their LEGO Friends Sunshine Harvest Set on sale for $14.99. This set features a tractor with a trailer, a fruit stand with a cash register, and a variety of accessories such as fruit, a cake, a tree with apples, a garden patch with vegetables, and a dog with a dog house.
Discovery Kids 10-Book Set for $24.99 Shipped: Groupon has their Discovery Kids 10-Book Set on sale for $24.99. A variety of topics are covered in these books from animals and anatomy to dinosaurs and vehicles. More than 50 3D stickers are included in each book as well as a pair of 3D glasses. Kids can spread the stickers across seven different scenes, each of which are accompanied by fun facts, full-color illustrations, and photographs. Plus, this set includes free shipping.
Little Tikes Super Chef Kitchen for $65 Shipped: Amazon has their Little Tikes Super Chef Kitchen on sale for $65. This set typically retails for $95.99, and it features opening cabinets with storage inside, a microwave, an oven, a burner with electronic cooking sounds, a refrigerator, and a towel rack. The set also includes a coffee pot, 2 plates, 2 cups, 2 forks, 2 knives, 2 spoons, a frying pan, and a phone. Plus, this set includes free shipping.
Free Kindle e-Books for Kids: There are several free Kindle e-Books for kids available to download including What Happens When a Lion Lies Down, Petal’s Four Seasons, Tales of the Friendly Forest, Search for the Pirate’s Treasure, The Mystery of Smugglers Cove, The Princess in my Teacup, If Dogs Could Do Chores, and Amanda’s Dream.
Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden for $14.16: Purchase the Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden for just $14.16. This set includes a collapsible, reusable butterfly habitat as well as a mail-in voucher for five butterfly larvae and special food. This is an amazing opportunity for kids to witness the butterfly life cycle and learn about caterpillars, butterflies, and metamorphosis.
LEGO City 2014 Advent Calendar for $29.99: Amazon has released their 2014 LEGO Advent Calendar, and it’s currently available for $29.99. This set comes complete with 7 characters as well as a mailbox, frog, snowmen, a cake stand, 2 cups, a pie, a food stand, fruit, vegetables, a window with decorations, and a wagon with a baguette. It also features a catapult with 3 snowballs and a variety of other accessories.
Phase 10 Twist Card Game for $9.98: Purchase the Phase 10 Twist Card Game for just $9.98. This game is based on the traditional Phase 10 Card Game, but instead is a board game filled with risks, rewards, and fun twists. The set includes a game board, a discard/draw tray, 112 cards, a cardholder, 6 player pieces, and instructions.
Free Jump Into Cursive Handwriting e-Book: Brookdale House is offering a free Jump Into Cursive Handwriting e-Book. Simply enter the promotional code cursive at checkout to receive this free offer. While this resource contains cute drawings throughout the pages, it can be used for any age group.
Mega Bloks Thomas the Train Set for $23.99: Amazon has their Mega Bloks Thomas the Train Set on sale for $23.99. This set includes a buildable play set that can be rebuilt a number of different ways, a Percy engine, and a sheet of stickers. The storage lid doubles as a buildable base, and the container is ideal for storing the set when your child is finished playing.
Little Tikes Shape Sorting Pot for $11.24: Purchase the Little Tikes Shape Sorting Pot Set for just $11.24. This set features a pot with a shape-sorting lid as well as a spoon and vegetables of various shapes and colors.
Disney Doc McStuffins Magnetic Playset for $8.98: Amazon has their Disney Doc McStuffins Magnetic Activity Playset on sale for $8.98. This set includes a magnetic play scene along with 31 Doc McStuffins magnets. Plus, the magnets can be stored inside the activity play set, making clean up a breeze.
Free Solar System Worksheets: Education.com has 20 free Solar System Worksheets available for download. These worksheets are a nice addition to an astronomy unit study.
Mattel Password Journal for $15: Amazon has their Mattel Password Journal on sale for $15. This electronic journal is password protected, and it unlocks when the secret password is spoken. The set includes a journal, a notebook, and an invisible ink pen.
The Greatest Day Ever Game for $11.99: Purchase The Greatest Day Ever Game for just $11.99. This fun matching game is from the creators of the bestselling Loaded Questions Game, and it includes a copy of “The Greatest Day Ever” book as well.
Little Tikes Shopping Cart for $25: Amazon has their Little Tikes Shopping Cart on sale for $25. This toy includes a deep basket that’s ideal for grocery shopping as well as a fold-down seat for a favorite doll or stuffed toy and storage underneath the cart for all of your child’s favorite items.
Free Christopher Columbus Pack: Download a free Christopher Columbus Pack from 3 Dinosaurs. This pack includes map skills, labeling a compass, syllables, patterns, and more.
Fisher-Price Kick & Play Piano Gym for $30.49: Amazon has their Fisher-Price Kick & Play Piano Gym on sale for $30.49. This interactive gym includes a mirror, five activity toys, a comfortable mat, and a singing piano. Plus, as your child gets older, the piano can be detached for on the go fun as well.
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.