This is a weekly list of Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Carrie from HomeSchoolGiveaways.com. If you aren’t a homeschooler, but you’re a parent, teacher, babysitter, or nanny, you’ll probably find at least a few useful freebies in this list. You may also want to go through the Educational Deals and Freebies from earlier this week for more.
Free General Homeschool Curriculum:
Podcasts Homeschool Moms Will Love – Looking for some new homeschool podcasts to check out? Here’s a great list of inspiring and encouraging podcast episodes that will give you strategies and ideas to implement into your home and homeschool. Just stick in your earbuds while you work around the house and voila, multi-tasking at its finest.
Using Card Games in Your Homeschool – Games are a fun way to both teach your kids a new topic, review an old one, or just to give you a fun day away from the “normal”. They are also a great way to break up a tough day or week of homeschooling. Check out some of these favorites while you sneak in some learning too!
After Homeschool Chore Chart – Are you trying to implement chores into your home? Do your kids forget to complete their daily chores and you need a little reminder? As a parent we want the best for our children, which includes preparing them to become capable adults. A simple chore chart teaches children to become self-reliant and gives them skills they can use for the rest of their lives.
Free Ways to Learn About Community Helpers – Veterinarians – Teaching our children about community helpers is a great way for them to appreciate service, give thanks to those who provide service, and to be good servants themselves. These free ways to learn about veterinarians specifically, will be a great place for kids to start.
Planners for Homeschool Moms – If you’re looking for a great option as you think about organizing for a new year, then check out these planners for homeschool moms. There’s really not a one-size-fits-all option. But maybe you’ll find just the solution you’ve been looking for!
Tons of Free Color by Code Printables – Color by code can be the beginning of many learning experiences for our little ones. You can use them for sight words, math problems, and more! Hop over now to find tons of free color by code printables to help your child on their learning journey.
Holiday Themed Homeschooling Resources & Freebies:
Free Printables and Unit Studies About Christmas Around the World – Although we see Christmas hugely as an American thing, many parts of the world also celebrate it – just a little differently. These free printables and unit studies about Christmas around the world will help your students learn about traditions from all over the globe.
FREE Resources and Printables About Christmas Carols – There are so many different Christmas carols to learn about. There are also unit studies about famous Christmas hymns and carols. There are even some fun printable games about carols that you can play at home with your family.
FREE Poetry Analysis & Copywork for New Year’s – Help your students dig into poetry with this New Year’s poem by Christina Rossetti. They can discover that analyzing poetry isn’t nearly as hard as they imagined with this FREE Poetry Analysis & Copywork for New Year’s.
FREE Writing Prompts About New Years – After all the Christmas hub-bub, it is the perfect time to find some educational things to do to keep the kids busy. I love using writing prompts for this. It keeps them busy in an educational way while I am busy preparing the house.
Free Early Learning Homeschool Curriculum:
FREE Preschool Uppercase & Lowercase Matching Cards – Help your preschooler learn to match uppercase and lowercase letters with these fun, FREE Preschool Uppercase & Lowercase Matching Cards. They can practice all 26 letters of the alphabet as they match the halves of the cards.
FREE Preschool Counting & Matching Cards – These fun, FREE Preschool Counting & Matching Cards help your young learners practice counting objects and matching them to the numbers 1-15. They can count baritones, dogs, space shuttles, trumpets, bicycles, drums, monkeys, Bibles, stars, frogs, cups, chipmunks, suns, chicks, and flowers.
Tons of Free Dab-a-Dot Printables – For little ones, dab-a-dots provide great practice for hand-eye coordination and develop fine motor skills. If you are in search of dab-a-dot/do-a-dot printables you will want to check out this list full of this awesome fine motor activity for little ones.
FREE Preschool Letter Sounds Matching Cards – Unlocking the sounds letters make is the key to reading! Help your preschooler learn to match letters and their sounds with these FREE Preschool Letter Sounds Matching Cards. Both a black and white and color version are included.
Free Science Resources:
Free Printables And Unit Studies About Camels – Some of us only think of deserts, Arabian nights, or Aladdin. Some of us think about the Nativity Scene or the three kings/wise men riding to see baby Jesus in the manger to bring gifts. These free printables and unit studies about camels will help you teach your kids about camels and shape what they think of when they think of these fascinating creatures.
Free Printables and Unit Studies About Kangaroos – Did you know that kangaroos can learn how to ask for help, just like dogs can? Find out why the relationship between kangaroos and the people of Australia is a complicated one. Learn about these fascinating animals with these free printables and unit studies about kangaroos.
FREE Insect Nature Study Fact Cards – Help your students learn interesting facts about 35 amazing insects with this set of Charlotte-Mason style FREE Insect Nature Cards. They’ll learn about insects as small as a fraction of an inch to “monster” insects such as the Hercules beetle, a type of rhinoceros beetle.
Free Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum:
How to Get Started Teaching Your Child to Read – Teaching a child to read can be quite scary and even intimidating. Teaching kids can be super challenging, and it can be equally as rewarding once you start seeing your child’s progress. Here are some ways how to get started teaching your child to read and on a journey to love reading for a lifetime.
FREE Ship Vocabulary Print Copywork – There is something about ships and life at sea that stirs a sense of adventure and captures the imagination. Help students understand the stories they read about seafaring adventures with this FREE Ship Vocabulary Print Copywork.
FREE Weather Vocabulary Copywork – Weather is a fascinating topic, but to really understand it and how it impacts our daily lives, students need to understand the vocabulary of weather. Help them learn 20 key weather-related terms with this FREE Weather Vocabulary Copywork.
Free Lakes & Rivers Vocabulary Copywork – As your students study science, they will encounter numerous terms related to lakes and rivers. They can have fun with this FREE Lakes & Rivers Vocabulary Copywork unit to help them keep all these words and definitions straight.
Free History Resources:
FREE Worksheets and Unit Studies About Modern Wars – When studying history, learning about the different wars plays a major part in what History is all about. If you are studying Modern History you will be learning about World War 1 and World War 2. Use these FREE Worksheets and Unit Studies About Modern Wars.
FREE Places of Ancient Greece Notebooking & Research – Understanding ancient history is critical to understanding our modern day, but the changes in geography can make it hard for students to visualize and wrap their heads around. Help them learn about and map 50 historic locations with this FREE Places of Ancient Greece Notebooking & Research unit.
Resources for Learning About Ancient Babylon – Delving into history from a Biblical worldview brings new meaning to how we read the Bible today. Explore these resources for learning about Ancient Babylon to learn more about the history that shaped our Christianity today.
Resources to Learn About Morse Code – Did you ever want to be a spy? Or maybe speak in a “secret” language? And while it isn’t necessarily used anymore, it is still a fun skill to learn and could make a great Morse code study for your homeschool. Check out all these resources to learn about Morse code in your homeschool.
Carrie has been homeschooling for over a decade and loves to share FREE homeschool curriculum, deals, and reviews over at Homeschool Giveaways. You can find homeschool freebies, free homemaking resources, meal plans, free unit studies, and much more.