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 Researching moms and kids  , I come across homeschool stuff all the time. So .... here is where it will be going ! PLUS there is tons of stuff about life-long learning and self-education. If you like to explore new avenues in life , this page has great places to start.



Here is a very special family that believes in ministering to widows( I consider a wife abandoned by her husband to be a widow too) and fatherless children. This is what true religion is.

They sponsor single mothers and their children in homeschooling . Great site and what generous wonderful people ! Check it out and see if you can get assistance and/or support, 




I could have used this one ! Even when I was married , my husband had already abandoned my daughter and I , so I was a single  homeschooling mom for years before and after marrage. Anyway , enough about me. This site is for single parents who homeschool ! A much needed resource and support page.




For  celebrating Resurrection Day ( Easter ) here is a page that has resources and is collecting even more resources as it expands :





This is  a great site for studying the 50 states . It covers just about everything that you would ever want to know about each state , and it is a user - friendly site too !




This site has TONS AND TONS of links to the best pages for free stuff and information. Enjoy !




This is only for Winter Haven , Florida , but , if you live there ...what a great program !









FROM HEART OF WISDOM PUBLISHING , A WINTER BOOK CONTEST . BOOKS CAN BE WON EVERY WEEK ! Free book drawing every Monday in December '07 and January '08-check early for December '08





ALL items in the catalog from this Medical organization are FREE ! Good stuff for studying science.





Here is a wonderful homeschool magazine online and pdf printout for free. The organization that publishes this magazine is great . They have tons of free downloads.

A special note about this page : If you are a Messianic homeschooler , or if you would like to homeschool with a Jewish roots of the Christian faith emphasis , this is the best I have found for this purpose.




Free Messianic Passover Haggadah for a Seder . Translation : a printable booklet for the Jewish Holy Days of Passover . A Seder is a special dinner with symbolic elements of the Passover.Messianic means a believer in Yeshua ( Jesus)





Here is a place where you can order free educational videos. It is a small listing , but they are FREE !




For me , part of the fun of a field trip is interacting with family , friends and the public. However , if  you are homebound for any reason , this is an alternative. Some of these on-line field trips look really interesting . If you are inside your house watching the snow swirl around and pile up outside , take a trip !

On-line field trips :





 "This website offers free and low - cost materials to Christian teachers, homeschool teachers and Sunday school teachers. "




Information about conservation :

One CD Per Customer. The documents on this CD have fun facts and activities that teachers can use in the classroom. Appropriate for elementary and middle school students. These fun facts and activies are also available in a hard copy by emailing or by calling 1-888-LANDCARE. Restricted to one hard copy per person.

For more free publications concerning conservation and the environment , go here :




Here is a way to earn a $5.00 Target gift card . It is pretty easy . You write 10 reviews about things for parents and kids in your town or city, and then you get the gift card ! To get your gift card : Click on a city that you live in or near or know alot about. When you get to that page , click on reviews. Start Writing reviews and then , after 10 reviews , get your Target gift card for $5.00 !





Here is a great site for studying science . They have really appealing pages and TONS of  free informational stuff for science study that is facinating .




Here is another site where you can get free publications and other items free .




This is a site for all learners. The courses are free . The books are free. You decide what you want to learn and how much you want to learn . If you like to think of yourself as a life-long learner , this site is for you ! It is called Self-education at Self-made Scholar.





When I was homeschooling , I was always looking for good flags of the world pictures to print out . Here it is !




Here is more stuff for geography study . It is a missions site for countries all over the world. They have free maps , bookmarks and more for many countries . Plus very low cost dvds , tapes , books and stuff. Cool !





Looking for a low cost home schooling plan ? How about free ? This is a Charlotte Mason style program. The reviews that I read from people who use this plan are very positive.

"Welcome to Ambleside Online, a free homeschool curriculum designed to be as close as possible to the curriculum that Charlotte Mason used in her own private and correspondence schools. Our goal is to be true to Charlotte Mason's high literary standards. Ambleside Online uses the highest quality books and costs no more than the cost of texts. The curriculum uses as many free online books as possible, and there is no cost to use this information or join the support group."





Who couldn't use these ? They are printable checklists for all sorts of different things. Household inventories , children's chores , vacations , cleaning and many more.






This is a great Summer activity and it is FREE ! Movies !

"When school's out, kids around the country visit selected Regal theatres for the Free Family Film Festival. It's a fun-filled nine weeks of movies for kids and parents. Since 1991, Regal has provided this service to the community, and best of all it's FREE!

Selected G & PG movies start at 10AM each Tuesday and Wednesday during the festival. First-come, first-served seating is limited to theatre capacity. The Free Family Film Festival is safe, lots of fun and a great way for kids to spend a weekday morning in the summer."




Here is the site for Answers in Genesis , an organization that is  about Biblical Creationism.Now they have many of their books FREE online !









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Shilight   in reply to PositiveMommy
Thanks for all of your help! So much to look forward to without so much worry over the cost.
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This is one of the coolest lists that I have come across, Lady! Very Nice Job! :-)
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