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Save 20% THURSDAY ONLY – Online Middle & High School Classes

If you are looking for classes for middle school and high school, be sure to check out The Academy from Bright Ideas Press. For ONE DAY ONLY (Thursday, June 15th) you can save 20% off your purchase
 
 
Use code SUMMERTIME at checkout and receive 20% off your total purchase. Note: This offer is not valid on Student Newspaper and may not be combined with other offers.
 
They are offering 100+ classes for high school and middle school taught by some of the top-notch teachers in their field.  Whether you need pre-algebra or calculus, Spanish or American Sign Language,  public speaking or essay writing, Renaissance history or mythology, The Academy has you covered. And all these classes will be taught from a solidly Christian worldview.  We have loved their North Star Geography.
 
Click HERE to view the course catalog for The Academy at Bright Ideas Press. 
 
Spots are filling quickly in many of these classes, so make plans now to secure your spot on Thursday and receive 20% off.

Homeschool Giveaways, Coupon Codes, and Sales May 2017

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Below you’ll find some current homeschool or family-related sales and giveaways you might not want to miss. We all can use a good deal when it happens! 

There are some time-sensitive sales, giveaways, and goodies below, so if you are at all interested, I’d encourage you not to hold off!  

Win a full level of All About Reading!  

Our family uses All About Reading and 100% recommends it to your family. Don’t miss this fabulous giveaway from All About Learning Press – a full level of All About Reading, which includes the Teacher’s Manual and Student Packet! Giveaway ends 5-31-17, so enter now!

 

Digital Homeschool Curriculum Sale

The BIGGEST Homeschool Sale of the Year - ends 5/30/17

The Build Your Bundle Sale is truly one of my favorite homeschool sales of the year – with some big name components from Mystery of History, Tapestry of Grace, and more. You are guaranteed to find some HUGE bargains. This sale ends May 30th. You can see what we purchased HERE

Save 30% on ALL Kiwi Crate Boxes

Our kids have loved the Kiwi Crate boxes we’ve used and 30% off is a fabulous deal! Use code SUMMERTIME during checkout to save. 

Save $10 on Bright Ideas Press Academy

Bright Ideas Press is launching a new online academy and I have a $10 off coupon to share with you all! They will be offering 100+ classes for high school and middle school in core subjects–English, social studies, math, science, foreign language–and electives. We have loved their North Star Geography as well! Use the coupon code HOMESCHOOLCREATIONS to save $10 on your Academy purchase. Click HERE to view the course catalog for The Academy at Bright Ideas Press. 

Summer Art Sale from You Are An Artist

You Are An Artist has TWO different products on sale this month. If you haven’t seen their chalk pastel art tutorials, they are fabulous for kids! Both their Seashore Chalk Pastel Video Art Course and the American Landmarks ebook are greatly discounted at the moment (not sure how long this will last). 

Save 30% on Saxon Math and Saxon Phonics

 
If you are a Saxon Math or Phonics user, be sure to check out the 30% off sale at ChristianBook.com right now! Great savings and a chance to get ready for next year! 

Homeschool Coupon Codes & Sales March 2017

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Below you’ll find some current homeschool or family-related sales and giveaways you might not want to miss. We all can use a good deal when it happens! 

There are some time-sensitive sales, giveaways, and goodies below, so if you are at all interested, I’d encourage you not to hold off!  

Save up to 50% at Compass Classroom

Compass Classroom is having a spring sale from April 5-12. Save up to 50% on their site. This year we are using Visual Latin with the girls and have also used their Word Up Vocabulary – both fabulous!

Win a full level of All About Spelling!  

Our family uses All About Spelling and 100% recommends it to your family. Don’t miss this fabulous giveaway from All About Learning Press – a full level of All About Spelling, which includes the Teacher’s Manual and Student Packet! Giveaway ends 3-31-17, so enter now!

Spring Art Sale from You Are An Artist

Through Easter, save 25% on any spring or Easter products from You Are An Artist. Our family has enjoyed their chalk pastel art projects and the above pack is only $9 right now and includes twenty art projects.  

$99 for the ENTIRE What’s in the Bible series

Our family has not only enjoyed Veggie Tales, but also the What’s in the Bible series from Phil Vischer. The series includes 13 DVDs that walk your family through the entire Bible and is a 50% saving through February 27th.

Homeschool Sales and Coupon Codes

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Every now and then there are some great sales you might not want to miss, so I love to share the codes and giveaways with you all.

There are some time-sensitive sales, giveaways, and goodies below, so if you are at all interested, I’d encourage you not to hold off! I’ll try to put them in order of when the deals expire to help you out. :) 

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Our family has not only enjoyed Veggie Tales, but also the What’s in the Bible series from Phil Vischer. The series includes 13 DVDs that walk your family through the entire Bible and is a 50% saving through February 27th

Save 20% on Ivy Kids

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New Ivy Kids Kit subscribers can get their first kit 20% off with code IVY20. Our boys have had a blast using their kits and we highly recommend them! All kits come with at least 10 activities and the book to read to your family. 

Win a full level of All About Reading!  

Our family has used All About Reading and 100% recommends it to your family. Don’t miss this fabulous giveaway from All About Learning Press – a full level of All About Reading, which includes the Teacher’s Manual, Student Packet, and readers! Giveaway ends 2-28-17, so enter now!

Save 10% at Educents

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Educents – Save 10% sitewide on all orders and receive free shipping on orders over $150 using code HSC10. 

 

 

 

 

40% off Grapevine Studies for Students – through February 7th only!

Over the years our kids have drawn their way through multiple Bible stories using simple stick figures and learned so many Biblical facts and truths. They’ve even started using stick figure drawing in their other subjects, like history, because the method has been so effective for remembering what they are learning.

They have some fabulous studies to finish out your school year, including an 11 week study on the Resurrection. Our kids loved that study! 

Save 40% on Grapevine Student Books

Grapevine Studies student book and student ebooks sale.
 

Through February 7th you can take a whopping 40% off all student books and student ebooks from Grapevine! This is their BIGGEST sale of the year and one you don’t want to miss.

 

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If you’re not sure where to start, browse the Grapevine site a little and get an idea of what would be a good fit for your family. There are studies and ebooks for preschoolers through family studies. We’ve always chosen the ebook versions of each study, loaded the teacher’s manuals on my iPad, and printed off what we need for the kids.

What We Love About Grapevine

  • Four-square layout for the studies ~ this feature saves a lot of paper space and ink on printing.
  • Multi-colored stick figures ~ the variety keeps the kids really involved in the details of the drawings, even though the drawings are based on stick figures
  • The ebook works PERFECTLY on iPads and Kindles ~ Teachers can save more paper and ink by using the ebooks on laptops or iPad. This feature has changed my opinion of ebooks!!
  • It is multi-aged focused ~ I love that we can use this with all of our kids, and everyone is learning during the lessons. The visual aspect helps the kids remember more about the lessons and the fact that we can work together as a family means a lot to me.

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Don’t wait long!! Remember the sale ends Tuesday, February 7th!

Homeschool Coupon Codes and Sponsor Thanks October 2016

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Each month there are some wonderful companies working behind the scenes with us and each offers a variety of products you will love! Below you’ll find some special coupon codes from these companies along information about upcoming reviews and giveaways that you don’t want to miss!

Apologia

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Our family has used various products from Apologia over the years, and this year we are using a range from elementary writing through high school science. Over the course of the year we will be sharing our thoughts on some of their newer curriculum. It is so exciting to see their company expanding into writing and literature curriculum along with complete science and worldview curriculum. 

Save 20% on the Constitutional Literacy course created by Michael Farris using code Election20% through 11/8/16. 

Heirloom Audio Productions

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Heirloom Audio has fast become one of our favorite audio adventures to pop in at home or in the car. Combining historical learning with fast-paced adventure makes for an amazingly wonderful learning tool for the entire family. We have listened (and relistened) to all five of their dramas and highly recommend them. Their NEWEST adventure, The Cat of Bubastes, has been released and it is equally as good as the first five! 

Recently I shared about the 5 Reasons We Recommend Heirloom Audio, but wanted to remind you all of a special they have for my readers. Each audio drama is usually $29.97, but you can order a four audio adventure set (two of each drama) – one set for your family and one set to give away at a HUGE savings. In the past we’ve ordered together with a friend, making the deal only $10 for each CD set. You will also receive several bonus items, including teaching guides and soundtracks for each adventure. 

Kwik Stix

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If messy painting drives you nuts, Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint sticks will take the mess out of painting while keeping all the fun! Simply uncap, twist, and paint! Kwik Stix have a fast drying formula that allow them to dry in 90 seconds while still leaving a paint-like finish! No cups, smocks, water or brushes required. Kwik Stix come in assorted vibrant colors with coverage that won’t crack. Great on poster paper, cardboard, wood and canvas.

Hands-on Electronic Learning

EEME – Teach your kids electronics with online lessons and hands-on project kits that foster the curiosity and problem solving skills kids need for the science, technology, engineering, math – STEM – opportunities of tomorrow. Zachary is working on another project right now and we’ll be sharing that with you all. This program has truly ignited his passion for electronics!

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We are currently working on Q the Robot, their latest kit, and will have a review to share next week! This is one that we ALL have had a blast playing with.

Zachary has also worked on Project Attraction, learning how to make an electromagnet.  This kit is available as part of a 6 month subscription. You can also check out a few of our other projects from EEME: Project AmpProject DIY Light Display and Project Genius

10% Off Ivy Kids Literature Pack

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We have LOVED the Ivy Kids kits we have used and are SO excited to have them as a sponsor! If you love literature-based learning, you definitely need to visit their site and see how packed their activity boxes are for children ages 3-8!

New Ivy Kids subscribers can get their first kit 20% off with code IVY20. The October kit is packed with fun, creative, and educational activities inspired by the book Owl Babies by Martin Waddell. Past kits are also available for purchase from their store and are 10% off with code IVYFALLSALE10. No subscription necessary.

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We are currently working through the Pezzettino box and having a blast with it.  

Home Science Tools

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Home Science Tools is a resource for parents, teachers, and children who want a better experience with hands-on science. You’ll find quality, affordable hands-on science supplies, curriculum, and kits that make science discovery easy and exciting.

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Kaleb still uses the Rock Hound’s Backpack Kit we reviewed months ago – we have rocks showing up all over the place!

Additional Coupon Codes and Giveaways

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There are some time-sensitive sales, giveaways, and goodies below, so if you are at all interested, I’d encourage you not to hold off! I’ll try to put them in order of when the deals expire to help you out. :) 

Save 15% on Christian Kids Explore Science series

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Throughout the month of October 2016, Bright Ideas popular science curriculum, the Christian Kids Explore (CKE) Science series, is on sale at 15% off. (No coupon needed. The products are automatically reduced.) The Christian Kids Explore Science series is an elementary and middle school science curriculum with five volumes.

Win a $100 Gift Certificate to All About Learning Press! 

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Our family has used All About Spelling for almost ten years now and 100% recommend it to your family. Don’t miss this fabulous giveaway from All About Learning Press – a $100 gift certificate toward anything in the store!! Giveaway ends 10-31-16.