Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents:
Free Kindle e-Books for Kids: There are several free Kindle e-Books for kids available for download including The Dancing Owl, Psalm Stories, The Lunch Lady’s Daughter, Alex Goes To School, Alphabet Book of Animals, 51 Fitness & Yoga Exercises for Kids, The Snake Who Wanted To Be a Horse, Plants to Know, Insects to Know, The Chipmunk Who Wanted To Be a Bear, and Francis Frog Finds a Home.
Melissa & Doug Dress-Up Reusable Sticker Pad for $4.99: Amazon has their Melissa & Doug Dress-Up Reusable Sticker Pad on sale for $4.99. This extra-large sticker activity pad includes 5 colorful backgrounds and more than 165 cling-style, repositionable stickers. You can also pick up the Melissa & Doug Play House! Reusable Sticker Pad for just $4.99 as well.
LEGO City Firetruck Set for $16.99: Amazon has their LEGO City Firetruck Set on sale for $16.99. This set includes 2 firefighter mini figures, an extendable ladder with rotating base, retractable hose with water element, an opening hatch with an equipment storage box, a fire hydrant, firefighting gear, axe, fire extinguisher, and a saw. There are several other LEGO sets on sale as well including LEGO City Surfer Rescue Set – $6.96, LEGO City Police High Speed Chase Set – $24.06, LEGO Coast Guard Helicopter – $30.39, LEGO City Police ATV – $5.94, LEGO City Grand Prix Truck Set – $22.09, LEGO City Flatbed Truck – $16.14, and LEGO City Motorcycle – $5.94.
Free Rhyming with Candy Hearts Activity: All About Reading has a free Rhyming with Candy Hearts Activity available for download. This fun activity will enable children to match pairs of rhyming words with a fun Valentine’s Day theme.
No Stress Chess for $14.99: Purchase the No Stress Chess Set for just $14.99. This game includes a 2-sided game board (one side with hints, one side without), 16 Staunton chess pieces (ivory & black), 56 action cards, card tray and rules that help children learn the rules of chess as they play.
Fisher-Price Easy Link Internet Launch Pad for $9.99: Amazon has their Fisher-Price Easy Link Internet Launch Pad on sale for $9.99. This item typically retails for $39.99, and in makes it easy for kids to visit preschool appropriate websites to play online games. The launch pad connects easily to your computer via USB, and when kids plug a character figure into the Easy Link Internet Launch pad, they are taken directly to that character’s website. Once a character is plugged in, kids are only allowed to visit pages on that website until they plug in a different character. There are 3 figures included in this set – Elmo, Dragonland, and Fisher-Price, and additional figures are sold separately.
Free February Calendar Cards: Royal Baloo has a free set of February Calendar Cards available for download. These calendar cards have a fun ocean animals theme.
Learning Resources Sum Swamp Game for $12.99: Amazon has their Learning Resources Sum Swamp Game on sale for $12.99. This fun math adventure game for children typically retails for $18.99, and it received a 5-star rating from 150 reviews.
Liberty’s Kids Complete Series for $6.99: Purchase the Liberty’s Kids Complete Series on DVD for $6.99. This set received a 5-star rating from more than 150 reviews and has over 800 minutes of run time.
Free Dentist Preschool Pack: Download a free Dentist Preschool Unit from 2 Teaching Mommies. This pack includes patterns, graphing, mazes, sorting, spelling, and more.
Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Clock for $11.24: Amazon has their Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Clock on sale for $11.24. This clock includes 12 shaped number pieces to count, sort, and place as well as a movable hour and minute hand. This set is idea for counting, sorting, color recognition, shape recognition, and hand-eye coordination.
Crayola Color Wonder Markers for $1.48: Amazon has their Crayola Color Wonder Mini Marker (10 ct.) on sale for $1.48. These mess-free markers come in ten different colors and can be used on Crayola Wonder paper or coloring pages.
Free Greek Mythology Pack: Download a free Greek Mythology Pack from 3 Dinosaurs. This pack includes sequencing, prewriting practice, tracing, wall cards, beginning sounds, and more.
Disney Bedtime Favorites Book for $9.03: Purchase the Disney Bedtime Favorites Book for just $9.03. This book includes 19 different stories with a variety of favorite characters from Finding Nemo, Toy Story, Cars, and The Lion King.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Train Set for $22.49: Amazon has their Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Train Set on sale for $22.49. This wooden train set includes an engine, a coal car, train track, and a bridge. The track pieces are compatible with other wooden railway sets, and can provide hours of imaginative play for young children.
Free LEGO Build at Toys “R” Us: Stop by your local Toys “R” Us store on Saturday, February 8th to build Emmet’s Car from the LEGO Movie. This event is from 12-2 p.m. or while supplies last.
WEDGiTs Deluxe Set for $28.99: Amazon has their WEDGiTS Deluxe Set on sale for $28.99. This 30-piece building toy has five progressive block sizes that nest, stack, link and even ‘wedge’ together to enable children to create 3-D sculptures, futuristic space craft, towering structures, or mechanically levered creatures.
LEGO Friends Dolphin Cruiser for $54.99: Purchase the LEGO Friends Dolphin Cruiser Set for $54.99. This set typically retails for $69.99, and it includes a water slide, captain’s deck, kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, shower, bow deck, snack bar, chaise lounges and personal water scooter as well as water skis, dolphin sonar, sofa, plant, food accessories, drinking glasses and dolphin food. This set includes free shipping.
Free LEGO Micro Manager Building Event: Stop by your local LEGO Store on Tuesday, February 4th to build a free LEGO Micro Manager Mini Model. This event will take place at 5 p.m. while supplies last.
Highlights Magazine Subscription for $19: Plum District is offering customers a one-year subscription to Highlights Magazine for $19. There are three different subscriptions to choose from – Highlights Hello for children ages 0-2, High Five for children ages 2-6, or Highlights for children ages 6-12.
Citiblocs Building Set for $32.99: Amazon has their Citiblocs Building Blocks Set on sale for $32.99. This set includes 200 natural wooden blocks that require no glue, snaps, or connectors – just gravity, balance, and of course, imagination.
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.