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Free Homeschool Curriculum & Resources | Huge List of 25 Freebies!

This is a weekly list of Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Carrie from HomeSchoolGiveaways.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.

Free Homeschool Curriculum

Psst! Looking for more FREE online educational resources while your kids are at home? Check out this HUGE list we put together of all the available free educational games, apps, and programs available right now!

Free General Homeschool Curriculum:

FREE Summer Business Brainstorm – The time has never been better to be a teen entrepreneur. Not only is the online world exploding with opportunity, but creative teenagers can also create impressive brick and mortar businesses. While pursuing all these opportunities, make sure your teen keeps track of the effort with this FREE Summer Business Brainstorm and counts it on his homeschool high school transcript!

FREE Printables and Resources for Studying People of the Old Testament – Each person mentioned in the Bible should be studied as to know what the Lord has intended for us to know. These FREE printables and resources for studying people of the Old Testament will help your children learn about their character and how to grow stronger in the knowledge of God.

FREE Morning Basket Resources – Morning Baskets are a great way to get your homeschool day started together as a family. Use these FREE Morning Basket Resources and ideas to create one that works for you!

The Best Homeschool Scheduling Method to Avoid Burnout + 2020-2021 Schedule – Are you tired of feeling burned out after months of homeschooling? Are you looking for a better way? There is hope with this Homeschool Scheduling Method and you can even follow the 2020-2021 schedule!

homeschool scheduling resources

Free Language Arts Resources:

FREE Ocean-Themed Cursive Alphabet Tracing Pages – Have fun sharpening cursive handwriting skills and exploring the underwater world with these FREE Ocean-Themed Cursive Alphabet Tracing Pages. Students can practice tracing each uppercase and lowercase letter and can color pictures of dozens of ocean animals along the way if they like.

FREE Summer Reading Printables – Using reading programs or challenges is a great way to improve your child’s reading. Check out these FREE reading logs, bookmarks and other resources to challenge your kids this summer.

FREE Creative Writing Story Cubes – Kids can create their own stories with these Story Cube starters. Simply have them roll the printable dice to get up to 5 different images. Then they write a story using them! Download yours FREE today!

FREE Roll a Fairy Tale Printable Pack – Do your kids love fairy tales? Now they can create their own with the Roll a Fairy Tale Printable Pack. Children can use the prefilled page or create their own and then roll the dice to get started. It is a fun, and easy way to encourage them in creative writing.

FREE Romeo & Juliet Printable Pack – Romeo & Juliet is one of the classic, iconic, and most tragic love stories of all time. In this printable pack, there are both copywork and notebooking pages for students to complete either while studying or after reading Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare.

FREE Shakespearean Sonnet – Studying a Shakespearean sonnet is easy with this simple printable pack. Students will learn about the structure, rhyme scheme, iambic pentameter, Old English Vocabulary, and more in this 9-page printable set.

free weather related homeschool curriculum

Free Science Homeschool Curriculum:

Free Resources to Help Kids Learn Chemistry – Your kids don’t need goggles, beakers, pocket protectors, or lab coats to enjoy chemistry in homeschool. These free resources to help kids learn chemistry will make science fun and engaging for your homeschool lessons.

FREE Weather Tot & PreK-K Pack – Are your little ones fascinated with the weather? This FREE Weather Tot & PreK-K Pack that includes a ton of activities such as puzzles, writing practice, tracing, beginning sounds and MORE!

FREE Biome and Habitat Notebooking Research Journal – Living things need each other to survive, and learning more about the way God designed everything to work together, even in the most extreme corners of His creation, is fascinating! Help your kids discover 16 biomes and habitats with this FREE Biome and Habitat Notebooking Research Journal.

Unit Studies All About Inventors – Do your kids love using their imagination to invent toys? Or how about a new tool they can use for a chore? Get your kids motivated to create new things or to learn about cool inventions with these unit studies and resources all about inventors.

FREE Printables and Resources About Archimedes – Archimedes was a scientific and mathematic genius that lived during the Ancient Classical Age in Greece. If you are learning about famous scientists, studying STEM, Math history, or Ancient Greek history you will want to learn about Archimedes with these FREE printables and resources.

Free Resources About Extreme Weather – Most of us have been through some severe weather events. If you are studying different types of severe weather events in your homeschool, then these free resources about extreme weather will be perfect alongside your lessons.

U.S. Flags printable pack

 

Free Geography Homeschool Curriculum:

FREE U.S. Geography Reading Comprehension Unit – Help sharpen your student’s reading comprehension skills and learn geography at the same time with this FREE U.S. Geography Reading Comprehension Unit. The United States Reading Comprehension Geography Unit is intended to be a supplement to your study of U.S. geography and is geared for grades 4-8. Get yours FREE for a Limited Time!!

FREE State Flags Worksheets and Fact Cards – Do your kids know why each state flag is designed the way it is? There is a ton of history and symbolism behind many of our state flags, and this FREE State Flags Worksheets and Fact Cards set is a fun way to introduce it to your students.

 

Free Math Resources:

Ultimate Math Concepts Teaching Round-Up – Do your children struggle learning and understanding new math concepts? This list of teaching helps and ideas for tricky and new math concepts that your students may struggle with can be very helpful to getting past math hurdles.

Sir Cumference Living Math Books for Homeschoolers – 15 FREE Resources to go with the Books – Math is often one of the most frustrating subjects for homeschoolers, both children and parents alike. Often times children struggle with math concepts that keep them from progressing, such as times tables or fractions. Use these fun living math books and corresponding FREE resources to get your kids excited about math!

free U.S. presidents homeschool curriculum

Free History Homeschool Curriculum:

Hands-On Activities for Studying the Civil War – If you want your kids to know more about American History, these resources and hands-on activities for studying the American Civil War will be all the information you need.

FREE Worksheets and Unit Studies About the French and Indian War – Do your kids enjoy learning about the different wars in their history studies? The French and Indian War is an important war to learn about because the events of this war played an important role in leading up to the American Revolution. Use these FREE Worksheets and Unit Studies to help you as you study this war.

Hands-On Activities for Studying the 1800s – Many kids think history is a boring and outdated information. Use these hands-on activities for studying the 1800s to spruce up your history lesson plans.

FREE Modern History Activities & Notebooking: 1980s – Modern history can be a tough subject to teach, but these FREE Modern History Activities and Notebooking units can help! Use these FREE Activities and Notebooking resources to study all about the 1980s.

FREE Presidents Notebooking & Activities – Learn about two famous Presidents of the United States with this FREE Presidents Notebooking & Activities unit all about Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Each president includes a notebooking page, a timeline of key events, a matching puzzle, and multiple choice questions.

 

Carrie has been homeschooling for over a decade and loves to share FREE homeschool curriculum, deals, and reviews over at Homeschool Giveaways. You can find homeschool freebies, free homemaking resources, meal plans, free unit studies, and much more.

Free Summer Science Enrichment Bundle

Sign up for a free science bundle for some fun summer learning!

free summer science bundle

Looking for some educational resources for the summer? Sign up for this free Summer Science Enrichment Bundle!

The project bundle includes a Parent Guide with project instructions, discussion starters, scientific background, Scriptural connections, and extra resources. The bundle also includes a Student Lab Notebook where students can brainstorm, record observations, and interact with Scripture.

This is free for a limited time only.

Free Summer Reading Programs 2020

If you’re looking for summer reading programs for kids, this is our comprehensive list of all the completely FREE programs!

{Looking for other fun summer deals? Kids can bowl for free and skate for free at many participating locations this summer!

free summer reading programs 2020

Believe it or not, it’s almost that time of year again — when school is out and summer reading programs abound. Yay! (Well, some of you might not be saying “yay!”, but we do because my kids LOVE them some summer reading programs!)

Note: We recommend calling your local stores to verify that they’re participating in these programs this year. Due to COVID, there maybe be some temporary changes in these programs, depending on your region.

Free Summer Reading Programs 2020

Do your kids love to read, too? If so, this is our big list of all the FREE summer reading programs that are available nationally!

Amazon — Kids who read any eight books this summer can bring their list of books read to the nearest Amazon Retail Store to receive a Star Reader Certificate and their choice of a free book.

Audiobook Sync — SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads per week for teens 13+. Sign up to get notifications when the free audiobook downloads are available.

Barnes & Noble — Earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program for kids in grades 1-6.

  1. Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal (PDF download). Tell them which part of the book is your favorite, and why.
  2. Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between July 1st and August 31st, 2020.
  3. Choose a FREE BOOK from the selection on the Reading Journal list at the store.

Books-A-Million — Read any four books from the Summer Reading Adventure section in-store or online, write about them in your summer reading adventure log book, and receive a free Dog Man logo baseball cap (while supplies last).

Chuck E. Cheese — Kids can fill out their Reading Rewards Calendar when they read every day for two weeks, and then trade it in for 10 FREE play points at your local Chuck E. Cheese location.

Half Price Books — Kids 14 or younger can read 15 minutes per day to reach a total of at least 300 minutes. After that, they can take their completed reading log to their local store to earn Bookworm Bucks to spend. (In addition, they have a summer reading program for teens.)

Lifeway Stores– Lifeway typically does a summer reading program where you can receive a free Bible for reading six books. It’s not live yet, but you can sign up to receive a notification when it goes live this year!

Scholastic — The Summer Read-A-Palooza is back again this year! Kids can enter their summer reading minutes online to unlock digital rewards as they complete weekly reading challenges and access book excerpts, videos, and other summer-exclusive content.

Showcase Cinemas — Bookworm Wednesdays entitles kids to free admission to a select children’s film when they present a book report at a participating Cinema de Lux, Showcase, or Multiplex Cinemas box office. Accompanying parents or guardians and children under six years of age receive free admission and do not need to submit a book report. They don’t have the movie schedule up yet, but you can bookmark the page and check back when it goes live for 2020.

TD Bank – Kids in grades Kindergarten through 5th can earn $10 from TD Bank when they read 10 books this summer. Simply print out the Summer Reading Form, write down the names of the books read on the form and then take the form to the nearest TD Bank. You will receive the $10 in a new or existing TD Simple Savings account. (Note: The form hasn’t been updated for 2020 yet, but this program typically returns every year and starts on June 1st.)

Local Libraries — Above all, don’t forget about your local library! Most of them offer fun summer reading programs with prizes and more.

Bonus: Don’t forget about the Pizza Hut Book-It Program that runs each school year!

Download our FREE Kid’s Summer Reading Printable Pack!

free kid's summer reading challenge printable pack

Looking for a fun way to encourage and motivate your kids to read more? Or need a creative way for your kids to keep track of all the books they read through summer reading programs this year?

Be sure to download our FREE Kid’s Summer Reading Printable Pack! It comes with a reading challenge, reading time tracker, and fill-in-the-blank summer reading list.

Do you know of any other Summer Reading Programs we should add to this list? Let us know in the comments!

Free Online Theater Classes for Kids from Disney!

If your kids love musical theater, be sure the sign them up for these free online theater classes!

Disney: FREE Online Theater Classes for Kids

Right now, Disney Broadway is offering free Online Theater Classes from The Lion King for elementary and middle school kids!

This includes 11-18 sessions and each session includes a video for students and an at-home activity to complete.

Psst! Don’t miss this HUGE round-up of free educational programs for kids.

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Reading Eggs App | Free 30-Day Trial!

Have you been wanting to try the Reading Eggs app? If so, don’t miss this exclusive offer to get a FREE 30-day trial — no strings attached!

{This free trial is sponsored by Reading Eggs. Read our disclosure policy here.}

Reading Eggs Free Trial

Improve Your Child’s Reading Level

Do you have children who need some extra help with reading while they’re at home right now?

If so, you might want to try the Reading Eggs App — a multi-award winning early learning resource app put together by a team of elementary school teachers, writers, and developers.

The Reading Eggs program is based on solid scientific research and helps children become more fluent and proficient readers with just 15 minutes of use each day!

Also, it’s fun for kids with highly engaging lessons, games, and eBooks!

FREE 30-Day Trial to Reading Eggs App

If you’re interested in trying Reading Eggs, then be sure to check out this exclusive deal!

You can currently get special FREE access for 30 days — no credit card required and completely strings-free!

But that’s not all! When you sign up for this deal, you also get FREE access to their Mathseeds app, which helps kids build essential math skills.

Valid for new customers only, through June 5, 2020.

Go here to get your FREE 30-day trial.

Psst! Looking for more FREE online educational resources while your kids are at home? Check out this HUGE list we put together of all the available free educational games, apps, and programs available right now!