Free Fire Safety Resources: There are a number of free fire safety resources available from the U.S. Fire Administration including Let’s Have Fun with Fire Safety Activity Book, Kids’ Firetruck Fold-Up Activity Sheet, Sesame Street Fire Safety Station Color and Learn. Plus, homeschooling parents can call and order the Sesame Street Fire Station Curriculum Book and CD by calling (301) 447-1189.
Inexpensive Thanksgiving Resources: CurrClick has a sale on their Thanksgiving-themed lap books and mini books. The Thanksgiving Lap Book and Study Guide, a $15 value, is currently on sale for $8.50. This resource includes 22 mini-books and is complemented by a 14-page study guide. CurrClick also has a mini-book, Countdown to Thanksgiving, on sale for $1. This is a shorter unit study that includes eight different activities over the course of 34 pages.
Happy, Healthy, Ready for School Program: PNC Bank and Sesame Workshop have joined forces to create a new school readiness program entitled Happy, Healthy, Ready for School. There are three free kits available: Math is Everywhere, Learning is Everywhere and Happy, Healthy, Ready for School. Families can choose to order their kits in either English or Spanish and can pick up their kits at any PNC Branch location or can order their kits by calling 1-877-PNC-GROW.
Coupons for Half Price Books: Half Price Books has released a new set of four coupons that are valid on different days between November 8, 2010 and November 14, 2010. These coupons vary from 20% off to 50% off any item. Half Price Books is also offering a $5 gift card and a free tote bag to the first 100 customers to visit each store on Black Friday. In addition, customers will receive 20% their total purchase on Black Friday until 10 a.m.
The World of Brian Cleary Online Resource: Brian Cleary, the author of the Words are CATegorical series, has created a free online resource that allows children to interact with the written language. When visiting the site, kids will have the opportunity to explore the many parts of speech, build word trains, make up silly stories and create printable posters and pictures. There’s also a teacher’s section, filled with games and activities to supplement and enhance your grammar curriculum.
Katie is a wife and mother of four, who loves to share her family’s homeschooling journey at Our Blissful Chaos. She also blogs about frugality at Cinncinnati Cents.