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.
General Homeschooling Resources & Freebies:
51 Educational & Fun Puzzles to Encourage Learning – Puzzles are not only a fun way to learn new skills, but also master them. You can use simple puzzles to help kids learn their ABCs and sounds, colors, shapes, and more. Use more advanced puzzles to add some fun to your unit studies or as a free day activity.
FREE Copywork for Every Month of the Year (Great for Planners!) – Help your kids dress up their homeschool planners or just enjoy these twelve pieces of copywork from famous poets such as Tennyson, Bryant, Lowell, and more with this FREE Months of the Year Copywork printable.
FREE Printable Planners for Kids – I love having my kids responsible for their own work. A great way to do this is by giving each one of your students their very own planner. Each week they sit down and fill out what they need to do for the next week with guidance from me. Then they check off their subjects as they are done with them, or when I need to check off their work. This really helps them with time management and organization skills.
FREE Printable Planners for Moms – Homeschool moms love to plan curriculum and get ready for a fresh new school year. Summer time is the best time to set aside time to plan without all the distractions of school and extra curricular activities.
Printable Mazes for Kids of All Ages – We all know that mazes are important for little ones as they practice and build their fine motor skills, but mazes have so many other benefits. Mazes aren’t just beneficial for little ones, they can be used at all ages. Check out tons of easy printable mazes for kids of all ages.
Free Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum:
Phonics & Reading Resources for Kindergarten – Is your child showing signs of being ready to blend sounds together? Teaching phonics or phonemic awareness is a way of teaching kids how to read and write. Help your young learners to build a strong reading foundation with these free phonics & reading resources for kindergarten.
FREE Writing Rubrics and Student Checklist Pack – Do you ever struggle with knowing how to grade your student’s writing assignments? Does your student ever struggle to keep track of all the elements they need to include in an assignment? This FREE Writing Rubrics and Student Checklist Pack might be just what you both are looking for!
FREE Writing Prompts for Every Season – Writing prompts are a great way to help a child practice their writing skills. It also helps them to gain some interest in writing. Many children may get frustrated with writing, because they are unsure of what to write. This is not an uncommon problem. No one wants to sit and stare at a blank page in frustration.
FREE Story Prompts About a Safari – If you have little ones who love telling stories but can’t write yet or you have creative elementary students who absolutely hate to write, these FREE Story Prompts About a Safari might be just the thing to encourage them to share their stories.
FREE Poetry Terminology Fact Cards & Cheat Sheets – Poetry can be beautiful to study, but one way to appreciate it even more is to understand how it works. By learning key terms and definitions, students are better prepared to recognize elements in poetry and understand how they work together to create a finished product. These FREE Poetry Terminology Fact Cards & Cheat Sheets are a perfect tool to get them started!
FREE Bible Verse Art & Copywork Pack – This FREE Bible Verse Art & Copywork Pack is a great way to encourage your child’s creativity while helping them commit Scripture to heart. They’ll have the chance to copy portions of 25 Bible verses, improve their handwriting, and fan their artistic talents as they make their own Scripture word art with this printable unit.
FREE Books of the Bible Fact Cards and Cheat Sheets – Could you or your students use some help navigating the books of the Bible? Maybe you learned to sing through a list of them in Sunday School, or maybe you still struggle to find Joel and Amos. Either way, these FREE Books of the Bible Fact Cards and Cheat Sheets can help you review the order plus learn and remember other key facts about each book.
FREE Women of the Bible Notebooking – They lived through some of the most remarkable events in history. Most were ordinary women whom God used in extraordinary ways, and we can learn so much by studying their lives. This FREE Women of the Bible Notebooking unit is the perfect tool to help your students get started.
FREE Ten Commandments Printable Pack – Help kids have fun learning the Ten Commandments and memorizing their order with this FREE Ten Commandments Printable Pack. It includes copywork, drawing, matching, and more plus fun fact cards! This is a fun, no-prep way to enjoy learning the Ten Commandments and gives you the opportunity to talk about them as a family.
FREE Printables and Resources for Studying People of the Old Testament – If we believe the Bible to be true, then we know everything in it is fit for a purpose. Every person, every passage is suitable for us to learn from, glean from, and live by. 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 Geography Homeschool Curriculum:
Resources for Learning About India – When learning about other countries, we can learn so much about how people live, how and why cultures came to be. In our home, we truly enjoy learning about cultures that are entirely different from our own. I want my children to appreciate the people God created all over the world. These resources for learning about India are an excellent place to start.
Resources for Learning About New Zealand – Oceania is the collective name of a region that has thousands of islands scattered throughout the Pacific Ocean. One of the main landmasses in Oceania is New Zealand. Explore these resources for learning about New Zealand in your homeschool.
Unit Studies About Ireland – I recommend learning about the Irish to anyone. Should you want to explore Ireland with your homeschool this year, then these resources and unit studies about Ireland will be a great help.
Resources for Learning About Greece – Besides Greece being one of the most beautiful places on Earth, its history is rich with influence and worthy of being studied. The contributions of the Greeks were significant and have still impacted us today in philosophy, mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and more. Even in literature and theatre, Greece has left a lasting legacy that still influences the arts in the modern-day. Explore these amazing resources for learning about Greece when teaching your kids about the nations around the world.
Free Science Resources:
Printables to Help Your Kids Learn About Lizards – Lizards are cool to learn about because they can be found all around us. There are many interesting facts about them that kids will enjoy, like living across all continents except Antarctica. Even lizards think it’s too cold to live in Antarctica!
FREE Endangered Animals Cheat Sheets – Are your kids ready to explore hidden corners of the world where strange and exotic creatures live? Grab these FREE Endangered Animals Cheat Sheets today and embark on a new adventure!
FREE Arctic Animals Printables and Resources – They can use these printables to make a poster board for their report or just to help them as they research. Either way, it’s all FREE and they love doing it, so that’s a homeschool win!
Animals of the Taiga Printables – The taiga is also called the coniferous forest or boreal forest. The taiga is an animal habitat that reaches extreme weather conditions. The weather is either a scorching summer or a bone-chilling winter. As a matter of fact, the spring and fall are so super short that if you blink, you might just miss it.
FREE Planets Cheat Sheets and Fact Cards – How long is a year on Mars? Which two planets have no satellites? How much farther away from the sun is Neptune than Earth? Your students can find the answers to these and many more questions with these FREE Planets Cheat Sheets and Fact Cards.
FREE Biome & Habitat Terminology Copywork Notebook – Biome, it’s a term we hear all the time in science, but what exactly is a “biome”? What makes up a biome? Do your kids know what the differences are between tundra and taiga or tropical dry forests and tropical rain forests? This FREE Biome & Habitat Terminology Copywork Notebook can help!
Free History Homeschool Curriculum:
FREE Inventors Notebooking Unit – I’m sure you’ve studied the Wright Brothers, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell in your homeschool, but have you learned about Hiroshi Amano, Melville Reuben Bissell, David Brewster, or Johann Maelzel? Here’s your chance to help your students learn more about famous inventors and not-so-famous inventors with this FREE Inventors Notebooking Unit.
Explore the History of Printing – Contrary to popular belief, Johannes Gutenberg did NOT invent the printing press. Gutenberg did, however, invent several tools surrounding the printing press. I guess most homeschool families found this out only when studying the history of printing.
FREE Modern History Activities & Notebooking: 1900s – How much do your children know about the 1900s? Sometimes, it can be hard to fit in a study of modern history, but it is critically important. These FREE Modern History Activities & Notebooking pages can help!
FREE Kingdoms and Empires Notebooking Research Journal – From the Achaemenian to the Zapotec, mankind has built kingdoms and empires all over the world. Help students learn about 45 of these kingdoms with this FREE Kingdoms and Empires Notebooking Research Journal.
FREE African American Firsts Cheat Sheets – Help your kids discover more than 125 moments in history with these FREE African American Firsts Cheat Sheets. They can find out who the first African American missionary was, who the first African American to serve as governor of a U.S. state was, and much more.
FREE Leaders from Japanese History Notebooking – Are your kids fascinated by Japanese history? Japan is a nation with a long and fascinating history. Few countries still in existence today can boast of such a long recorded history. Help your kids learn about 21 famous Japanese rulers with this FREE Leaders from Japanese History Notebooking unit.
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.