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Educational Freebies and Deals

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.

Educational Freebies and Deals

Creative Writing Prompts: Creative Writing offers over 300 unique writing ideas. When you visit their site, simply hover over a particular number, and a new creative writing prompt will pop up on the screen. They cover everything from story starters and poetry to metaphors and personification.

Free Mini Helpers and Unit Studies: Homeschool Bits has a number of free resources available to download including 21 Day Bible Memory Verse Challenge, School & Chore Charts and All About my Family Notebook.

Seasonal Crafts from Crayola: Crayola has a wealth of arts and crafts projects available, and offers new themed ideas for each month. For the upcoming month of November, they are featuring ideas for American Indian Heritage Month, Thanksgiving, National Game & Puzzle Week and Veterans Day. Many of these craft ideas utilize basic craft supplies and typical “around the house” items.

Additional Savings on Clearance Items at Learning Resources: Take an additional 31% off on clearance items at Learning Resouces by using the promotional code SCARE31 at checkout. This sale is valid through 10/31/10.

Basic Skeletal System Coloring Page: The Mailbox has a new coloring page available that features a very basic skeletal system concept for younger children. Kids will have the opportunity to personalize and color a simple person, and can then color a basic skeleton of the same size and proportion on the other side of the page. This is a simple way to introduce the idea of the skeletal system to younger children, and help them envision where their many bones are located.

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.

Educational Freebies and Deals

Free Shipping from Carson Dellosa: Receive free shipping through Carson Dellosa with a purchase of $25 or more. Use the promotional code EV-BOO at checkout through October 31, 2010, to receive this promotional deal. The Carson Dellosa site also offers a number of free resources such as printable certificates and lesson plans.

Scripture Memory Verses Printable Activities: Stop by Children’s Chapel to find a wealth of Scripture Memory Verse worksheets and activities.  Since the activities vary from simple coloring pages to more complex worksheets, they can be used for a variety of ages and grades.

Interactive United States Map: Sheppard Software has a free interactive United States map available to assist students with their geography skills.  Students will have the opportunity to drag the states to the location they feel is appropriate; if the location is incorrect, the map will indicate the correct position.

In addition the interactive map, the Sheppard Software site offers an enormous amount of free resources from science and math to social studies and language arts.  The majority of the resources are interactive as well, making them a fun learning supplement for kids.

Free Unit Studies: Easy Fun School offers free unit studies to homeschooling families.  The unit studies are broken down by subject matter, and include a number of supplemental links for each topic.  This would be a free way to try out the unit study method and determine if it might be a good fit for your family’s homeschooling needs.

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.

Office Max: Free paper after MaxPerks Rewards + free shipping!

Office Max is offering five different items online this week which qualify for 100% back in MaxPerks Rewards. Shipping is free for orders over $50.

This week’s offers are:

The rewards will appear on your next statement and must be used within 90 days of being issued. They can be used on anything at Office Max in-store or online. You can “roll” the Rewards using the Rewards earned from one transaction to purchase more items which will earn you more Rewards.

Shop through ShopAtHome to get 4% cashback.

Thanks, Mummy Deals!