Here are a few freebies and deals for today. I hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend!
Homeschool Family Freebies:
1. FREE Entry to National Parks
Get free entry to all National Parks in celebration of National Parks Week. This is available from April 15-16, and April 22-23, 2017.
2. FREE Trial to ABCMouse
You can get a FREE 30-Day trial to ABCmouse.com. I tested out the free trial, and I love how it automatically adapts to your child’s learning level and offers reading, math, science and social studies, art, games, free printables, and more.
They have just recently added 2nd grade content, so if your child is between 2-8 years old, it’s definitely worth taking a look at if you are interested in online learning programs.
The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the entire ABCmouse.com curriculum in a sequenced program of more than 650 lessons across eight levels. Your child can begin at any level, and the Learning Path will move him or her through the entire curriculum, making sure that the next lessons and activities are specifically relevant for your child.
The lessons of the Step-by-Step Learning Path consist of games, animations, books,puzzles, songs, art activities, and printables that relate to a specific topic.Each lesson offers several different ways to learn that topic to ensure that every child stays engaged with the lesson.
3. FREE Pattern Block Printables
Download these FREE pattern block printables from Mama’s Learning Corner.
4. FREE ABC Snacks eCookbook
All About Learning has a tasty snack idea for every letter of the alphabet in their series, ABC Snacks– Eating Your Way Through the Alphabet. Each recipe includes tips for print awareness, letter knowledge, phonological awareness, listening comprehension, and motivation to read.
You can also download several FREE ABC Snacks digital Cookbooks.
5. FREE Lego Learning Kindergarten Kit
Download a FREE Lego printable pack from Walking by the Way.
Homeschool Family Deals
1. Munchkin 360 Degree Sippy Cups
These highly-rated cups are my sister’s favorite for her boys (ages 3 & 1). Right now, you can get them for a great deal of just $4.50 per cup.
Amazon: 2-Pack of Munchkin 360 Degree Sippy Cups in Blue & Green – $8.99 ($4.50 per cup)
Walmart: 2-Pack of Munchkin Miracle 360 Degree Sippy Cups in Pink & Orange – $8.99 ($4.50 per cup)
Target: 2-Pack of Munchkin Sippy Cups in Orange & Blue – $9.99. Use code BABY10 at checkout to save an extra 10% making the total $8.99 ($4.50 per cup)
- BPA free 2 pack toddler Sippy cup with dentist-recommended, spoutless design
- 360-degree drinking edge eliminates spills completely
- Cup automatically seals when child stops drinking
- Easy to clean, with no extra valves or parts – top rack dishwasher safe
- 12+ months
2. Brain Quest Workbooks
If you are looking to keep skills sharp over the summer or just augment learning, Amazon has a few good deals on Brain Quest Workbooks. For example, the Brain Quest First Grade Workbook is currently marked down to $7.91 (reg. $12.95). Also, the Brain Quest Grade 6 workbook is $7.37.
Please remember that prices may change.
3. The Big Purple Book of Beginner Books
Get The Big Purple Book of Beginner Books by PD Eastman in hardcover for just $7.15!
- A Fish Out of Water by Helen Palmer
- I’ll Teach My Dog 100 Words by Michael Frith
- Fred and Ted Go Camping by Peter Eastman
- Snow by P. D. Eastman and Roy McKie
- Flap Your Wings & Big Dog . . . Little Dog by P. D. Eastman
4. Easter Story eBooks Starting at $0.99
You can find a variety of Easter story eBooks for kids on sale right now. Prices start at just $0.99. Please remember that prices may change.
Inexpensive titles include:
- The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)
- The Beginner’s Bible The Very First Easter
- Beatrix Potter: The Tale of Peter Rabbit
- Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Hoppy Clubhouse Easter
- Clifford’s Happy Easter
- LEGO City: Follow That Easter Egg!
- Easter Jokes for Kids: 150 Easter Jokes for Kids
- It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown
- The Story of the Easter Bunny
5. Melissa & Doug Tape Activity Book
The price has dropped back down, and you can currently get this Melissa & Doug Tape Activity Book for $4.99. Please remember prices may change. This is an add-on item.
- 20 reusable pages feature 20 unique pictures to complete
- Includes 4 rolls of easy-tear tape in 4 colors
- Tape rolls store right in the cover
- Tape peels up easily–use the pages again and again
- Sturdy plastic spiral binding
6. 30 Kid’s eBooks for $1 Each
Every month, Amazon has a new list of 30 kid’s eBooks available for just $1 each.
Here are a few of the titles for April:
7. The Boxcar Children eBook, Books 1-12
Download The Boxcar Children: Books 1-12 for just $3.99 right now.
The first twelve mysteries in the celebrated series about four orphaned siblings who will do anything to stick together.
The Alden children—Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny—are on their own. Brave and resourceful, they find a rusty, abandoned railroad boxcar in the woods, make it their home, and start a life of adventure.
Since its debut, the Boxcar Children Mysteries has been one of the most beloved and popular children’s collections of all time, and the first of the series was named one of the top 100 children’s novels by School Library Journal. This set includes the first twelve classic stories, following the Alden kids as they get to know their estranged grandfather, face down trouble, solve mysteries, and strengthen an unbreakable bond. The basis for an animated series, these tales are a delight for kids of all ages, and a perfect introduction to a timeless and cherished series.
This enriched ebook box set includes an illustrated biography of author Gertrude Chandler Warner, with photos from the archives at the Warner Museum in Putnam, Connecticut.