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The Ultimate Homeschool Resource Page

Are you new to homeschooling? Maybe you’ve been at it for a while but you’re looking for inspiration or new ideas. This ultimate homeschool resource page is a wonderful way to explore homeschooling. Check back often, as this page is regularly updated.

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Homeschooling styles and methods

Unschooling

Website: John Holt and Growing Without Schooling

Books: Teach Your Own: John Holt Book of Homeschooling

The Charlotte Mason Method

Website:  Simply Charlotte Mason

Classical Education

Website: The Well-Trained Mind

Books: The Well-Trained Mind and The Well-Educated Mind

Unit Studies

Websites: Konos and Homeschool Share (Click unit studies tab)

Books: Unit Studies Made Easy

Literacy-Based Learning

Website: Literacy-Based Planning

Waldorf

Website: Christopherous Homeschool Resources and Waldorf Homeschoolers

Books: Introduction to Steiner Education and Understanding Waldorf Education

Montessori

Website: The Montessori Foundation and American Montessori Society

Books: Teach Me to Do it Myself: Montessori Activities for You and Your Child

What to buy and where to buy it from

Back to homeschool supply list

Amazon (carries many textbooks at affordable prices)

Bob Jones University Press (mostly Bob Jones and Journey Forth curriculum)

Canadian Home Education Resources

Five in a Row

Heirloom Wooden Toys

Homeschool Canada (I especially love their consignment area)

Jump Math (the Jump Math curriculum)

Life of Fred Mathematics (the Life of Fred math books)

Rainbow Resource Center

Scholastic Canada

The Learning House (a large variety of homeschool curriculum to choose from)

Getting organized

Homeschool organization: Solutions for a small home

LessonTrek (fabulous and colourful online lesson planner)

The Best Homeschool Organization Hacks & Tools

The Deluxe Homeschool Planner

Deluxe Homeschool Planner

Homeschooling on a budget

65 Science Materials You Can Find Around the House

60 Math Materials You Can Find Around the House

Free List of Summer Writing Prompts

Little Passports

Educational apps worth checking out

Bible for Kids (animated and interactive Bible stories)

Brain Pop and Brain Pop Jr. (educational kid’s movie and quizzes)

DuoLingo (fabulous and free language app)

Farfaria – A Traveling Book Library for Kids (one free book a day)

Go Wild (search, information, and videos on wildlife)

K12 Periodic Table of the Elements

Kids Planet Discovery (games and activities to explore the world)

Nasa (fascinating news updates, pictures, videos, etc.)

Rocket Speller (spelling game)

Spelling Magic (great spelling app with phonics)

Starfall (letters, numbers, beginning reading)

Tynker (learn programming, build games, control drones, program robots)

Educational YouTube channels

Did you know that YouTube Teachers hosts video playlists created by teachers. Search and explore the topic of your choice!

CTC Math (helpful math videos for various grade levels)

History Channel (many great documentaries on here)

How It’s Made (great videos showing how common products are made)

Khan Academy (tutorials in various subjects)

Kids TV123 (great for preschool and kindergarten aged children)

National Geographic

PBS Digital Studios

Periodic Videos (chemistry videos – really interesting experiments)

Sci Show (many fascinating videos here – quirky science stuff too)

Schoolhouse Rock on the Disney Shorts channel (classics like Lolly Lolly and Verb). This is a taste of Schoolhouse Rock but you can purchase the entire series HERE.

Smarter Every Day (really cool science videos)

Ted-Ed (fabulous presentations on a variety of topics)

The Art Assignment (interesting videos on art and artists)

The Learning Station (fun songs and dances)

Support and encouragement

Canada’s Homeschool Directory and Magazine

Family Unschoolers Network

Home Learning Association

Homeschool Creative Commons on the Homeschool Base website (homeschool parents post and review free ebooks/resources that are under the public domain)

Homeschool Support Groups (not all are listed, but it’s a good place to start your search)

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine (app to access free copies of the magazine)

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine (online)

Get planning

FREE 5 Day Homeschool Planning Series

Homeschool Planning Secrets & Hacks

How to Be Intentional with Planning Activities for Your Kids

How to Involve Children in the Planning of Their Curriculum

Put Your Homeschool Year on Autopilot (plan your entire year with ease)!

pambarnhill.com

Resources we love

100,000 Stars (interactive exploration of stars)

Ambleside Online (free Charlotte Mason curriculum)

BBC Bitesize: Dance Mat Typing (typing lessons)

Bugscope (look at archived examples of samples investigated under an electron microscope)

Classics for Kids (a fun introduction to classical music)

CTC Math (math tutoring with video lessons and practice sessions) *Read my honest CTC Math review here*

Definitive Laura Ingalls Wilder (activity ideas, crafts, and suggestions to expand learning)

Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool (free curriculum by grade in the right sidebar)

e-Learning for Kids (free mini-online lessons for different classes and grades)

Enrichment Studies (classical composers, art, scientists, inventors, and more)

Fun to Type (free typing games)

Google Art Project (access collections of art in museums across the world)

Groovy Lab (science exploration in a subscription box)

International Children’s Library (explore digital collections of high quality children’s books)

IXL (math concepts by grade)

Kidzone (free lesson ideas and plans for various subjects and worksheets for Pre-K to Grade 5)

Kiwi Crate (monthly craft subscription box). Read the full review HERE.

Lesson Pathways (over 900 free lessons – you can assemble your child’s entire curriculum complete with lesson plans on this site – Kindergarten to Grade 5)

Little Passports (monthly subscription box to explore countries around the world). Read the full review HERE.

National Geographic Young Explorer (read and listen to the magazine for FREE). Teacher’s guides available as well! An awesome resource! Also available as an app.

Notebooking Pages (free resources from Productive Homeschooling Website) (premade notebooking pages and an online page creator)

SQUILT (Super Quiet Uninterrupted Listening Time) – music appreciation curriculum. There are various eras of music to study, composer studies, and more!

Teaching Children Philosophy (great discussion questions to accompany books)

The Teacher’s Corner (free writing prompts, lesson ideas, and more)

Tiki-Toki (create beautiful web-based timelines)

Top Documentary Films (watch FREE documentaries on hundreds of topics)

Virtual Field Trip – North America

World Atlas (access maps and information on time zones, population, etc.)

World Wonders Project (another gem from Google; tour the world wonders)

The Notebooking Publisher web-app
If you discover a broken link, please let me know. I want this to be the best resource for you!

Reflect:

Is there a resource you know of that you think should be included on this list? If so, let me know by sending me an email. We’ll check it out and if we LOVE it, I’ll add it! (Preference is given to FREE or INEXPENSIVE resources). You can email me HERE.

 




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