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 Homeschool Resources
How to Use an iPad to Make Learning Fun – Kids are super tech savvy, so you can’t go wrong with using an iPad for homeschooling. This post will help you discover key iPad features and apps that make home education fun for the kids and easier for parents.
FREE Summer Following Directions Worksheets – Grab this summer and beach themed Following Directions activity great for kindergarten to 2nd grader.
25 Comments People Have Dared to Say to Homeschoolers – You never quite know what response you’ll get when someone learns you’re a homeschooler. While sometimes these comments can definitely be hurtful, most of the time the best approach is to brush them off with a laugh. Have you ever heard any of these comments?
40 Fun Summer Activities for Kids – Use this list of 40 fun summer activities for kids to help ward off boredom this summer.
How to Homeschool Online When Traveling With Kids – Read about some great ideas for keeping the learning going when you travel with kids.
When You Hit a Wall in Your Homeschool – Read some useful insight on what to do first when you hit a wall in your homeschool.
5 Fun Summer Learning Activities and Ideas for Kids – Learn how to effortlessly keep your children learning this summer with these 5 summer learning activities and ideas.
FREE 17 Page Homeschool Year Planning Guide – These pages are a great resource for keeping track of curriculum, books, materials, and student goals. They will help you see the big picture and stay organized before the year even starts.
Lesson Planner and PowerPoint Template – Homeschool planning season is almost here and so, of course, you are going to need a new planner. This planner may be just what you are looking for. If not, have no fear there is also a template allowing you to create your own planner!!
Save 40% off at Homeschool Adventure’s Back to School Sale – Get the popular Philosophy Adventure™ along with other Biblical worldview resources for a great deal.
FREE Early Learning Resources
FREE Printable Choose Your Own Alphabet Chart – Check out this free printable choose your own alphabet chart to help your young learner with writing skills.
FREE Montessori Land, Air, and Water Activities – Explore this roundup of resources for Montessori land, air, and water activities for your homeschool preschoolers.
Parts of the Body Worksheets for Kids – If you have a young one who is learning the various parts of their body and they need to work on their handwriting as well then this printable pack is for you.
FREE Animal Classification and Sorting Activity – Help your homeschooler learn about animals with this free printable animal classification and sorting activity. The 20 animals in this activity are separated into four categories: fish, mammals, insects and birds.
FREE Printable Symmetry Drawing Activity – Grab your free printable symmetry drawing activity for preschool and kindergarten kids. This is a fun art and math activity that increases your child’s observation skills.
FREE Phonics Reading Passages – Phonics reading passages help students drastically improve their literacy development. Use these free phonics-based reading passages for fluency, skill-based reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing to last through the entire year.
Science & Math Resources
FREE Chemical and Physical Changes Chemistry Worksheets – These free chemistry worksheets will help students see physical and chemical changes in their everyday lives and in the lab.
FREE Bird Watching Printable Bird Log – Grab this free printable bird watching bird log and craft idea to go alongside your nature study.
Making Sense of Fractions with Area Models – Help your kids better understand fractions and fraction operations with area models.
FREE Simple, Interactive Division Vocabulary Booklet – Are you getting ready to teach division? This interactive notebook can help.
FREE Multiplication Games for Kids – Teaching children times tables can be daunting! Let fun games help make it more enjoyable,
FREE Carnivorous Plants Notebooking Pages and Easy Hands-on Science Activity – Summer is a great time to teach about plants, and these free carnivorous plants notebooking pages can help. These notebooking pages also go alongside an easy hands-on science activity to help teach the unit.
Space Worksheets for Kids – Help your young astronaut dig a little deeper with this fun outer space printable pack. Inside you will find handwriting sheets, labeled cards, pages for your young learner to label and more.
FREE 190-page Math Reference Workbook Includes: 109 Math Terms (in Alphabetical Order), Basic Terms (like Addition and Subtraction) to Pre-Algebra, Terms Copywork (Print + Cursive, generously spaced and sized to accommodate large handwriting), 10 Graphic Organizers, Blank ReusableWorksheet (Daily, Spiral Review), Quick Reference, & “Cheat Sheet” Full Glossary.
Language Arts Resources
FREE Favorite Authors Puzzles-Robert Louis Stevenson – His writing took us from simple children’s poems to the adventures of Treasure Island and Kidnapped, but how much do you know about Robert Louis Stevenson and the world he lived in?
FREE Cheaper by the Dozen Literature Unit Study and Printable – Learn about life in the 1910s and 1920s through the hilarious antics of the Gilbreth family from the Cheaper by the Dozen book. The free unit study comes with a free printable unit study planner to download for keeping everything on track.
FREE Cursive Copywork (Limited Time ONLY) – $9.00 Value – Beautiful character building copywork, free for a limited time only!
Simple Spelling Lessons that Work – Before we can teach spelling in ways that work, we have to figure out what ways don’t work. This is a super infomrative post you will enjoy.
FREE Spelling and Copywork Fun Pack Printables – Through the Spring and Summer, it can get difficult to keep kids interested in their school work. Check out these awesome printables to incorporate more seasonal and fun activities to keep your child’s interest, while sneaking in some much needed school time.
FREE Spelling Rules Poster – This is a super handy guide to post in your school room for reference.
SAVE 30% off on Daily Skill Building: Vocabulary – a complete, 36-week vocabulary curriculum. This simple, straight-forward approach to vocabulary building is easy to use and encourages independent study. Now available for grades 1-7. Use code VOCABRELEASE2 now through 7/31/18 to save now.
History & Geography Resources
Limited Time FREEBIE: Living in Colonial Times – A Notebooking Journey – $7.99 Value – Take your children on a notebooking adventure through the Colonial period with Living in Colonial Times – A Notebooking Journey. You will learn fun facts about what life was like and how things differed for children during this time in history.
FREE Printables for Learning the Constitution – Check out these great free printables and resources to help your children learn the Constitution.
Unit Studies, Fine Arts Freebies, & Electives
FREE Printable 3-Part Orchestra Cards – Download a set of 3-part orchestra cards to supplement your child’s study of the orchestra.
FREE Notebooking Bundle for all Subjects – Notebooking has saved out homeschool more times than I can count. Have you ever tried it? Grab this massive FREE notebooking pages bundle!
15 Projects Homeschoolers Can Create With Canva – Add visual design projects to your lesson plans with this slideshow of 15 awesome projects your homeschoolers can make on their own.
41 Foreign Language Curriculum and Resources (Some FREE) – 41 resources for teaching foreign languages to your homeschoolers. These include foreign language curriculum for homeschoolers, free language learning websites, paid memberships, Skype foreign language tutors, and more.
FREE Character-Building Resources
Save $10 on the Homemaking Conference – Learn to find joy and peace in your home again or for the first time! If you are longing for some community and help in your homemaking, then join us for this incredible online conference experience (it’s like attending an in-person conference but without the extra logistics and costs of doing so)! SUPER early bird tickets end soon!!
Using a Prayer Journal to Develop a Consistent Habit of Prayer – Learn how to develop a lifelong, written record of God’s faithfulness to answer your prayers.
How to Host the Best Family Fun Nights – Don’t miss out on this list of the best family fun night ideas for your loved ones. Having specific days for fun nights or game nights is helpful in building family unity and giving you all something to work towards as a team.
Tips to Teaching the Christian Flag Pledge: Printable Game – If you are looking for a creative way to teach your children the Christian flag pledge then this is it!
FREE Bible Charades Printable – The game is exactly like the traditional version of charades, but the topics are limited to subjects in the Bible. There are four categories in the game: people in the Bible, places in the Bible, things in the Bible, and events in the Bible.
Carrie has been homeschooling for over a decade and loves to share FREE homeschooling resources, deals, and reviews over at Homeschool Giveaways. You can find homeschool freebies, free homemaking resources, meal plans, free unit studies, and much more.