We all know that homeschoolers operate on a budget, so we’re here to share some great ideas that won’t break the bank. Our partners at Educents have pulled together a great list of budget friendly learning materials for $30 or less.
Homeschool Music Journey – These 12 activities and 8 coloring pages introduce kids to a world of music-related fun, from Australian clapsticks to Indian ankle bells and Egyptian rattles. These projects fit perfectly into any homeschool curriculum where music is a part of the learning and discovery!
Photography Lessons for Kids – Add some fun to your homeschool! Whether your kids have a point and shoot or a DSLR camera, the fundamental rules of photography can still be taught.
Tegu Geometric Blocks – Here’s a hands-on way to learn geometric shapes. These blocks come in many shapes and colors.
Addition and Subtraction Learning System – Teach your kids how to remember their addition and subtraction facts from 2+2 to 9+9 the fun and easy way! Stories and rhymes engage your children making it easy for them to recall.
Life of Fred Math Stories – After reading the Fred books, kids will never say “math is boring” ever again. These fictional stories weave in math concepts with real world examples. Start with the Apples book for early math, and follow Fred all the way to calculus lessons!
Early Access Tyto Online – Learn, create, and play with your student. These polymers can help teach measurements, chemical reactions, and following directions.
One Minute Science Mysteries – Each story, just one minute long, challenges students’ knowledge in earth, space, life, physical, chemical, and general science.
Language Arts Games & Lessons
Silly Stories Cursive Handwriting Practice – Silly Stories Cursive Handwriting Copybook uses wacky classic tales to provide a fun platform for cursive handwriting practice lessons. It’s fun for everyone!
The Best of StoryClub – Video Picture Books – Video Picture Books Featuring Real, On-Screen Storytellers mixed with amazing Picture Book Illustrations. Great for bedtime, Naptime…Anytime!
uKloo Early Riddle Edition Treasure Hunt Game – Disguised as a treasure hunt, this literacy game gets kids physically active as they strengthen reading comprehension skills while solving clues to find a surprise.