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Last Day for Build Your Bundle 2018!

Today is the last day of the Build Your Bundle 2018 sale. If you’ve been trying to decide on bundles, I have one last recommendation for you to check out. 

For just $20 you can get 45+ resources valued at over $570!

(Yes, you read that right!)

Here are direct links to start shopping:

One of the items we purchased to use is from the Thematic Units bundle and there are some GREAT products in the Mystery bundle (but I can’t tell you what they are!). Let’s just say they packed it full of great stuff!

In case you missed it, here’s a look at what we purchased for our family. You can read all about it in this post

It all ends in…

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And just in case you are looking for everything from preschool through high school – below will show you how you can grab over $5200 in curriculum for $370. The early learning, elementary, and upper grades bundles are FULL of fabulous resources this year! Take advantage of the Buy 2, Get 1 Free option!

What I Bought from Build Your Bundle 2018

Save up to 95% on Homeschool Curriculum at the 2018 Build Your Bundle Sale

This last week you’ve likely heard snippets about this “huge homeschool sale” via graphics, giveaways, and social media. The Build Your Bundle sale officially kicked off on Monday, May 7th and will end on Monday, May 14th. 

I’ll be honest and tell you –  the first year it was held I was so very, very confused. There was a lot to wrap my brain around and by the time the end of the school year rolls around, my head is full of just wanting to be d.o.n.e. with all things school related. 

(Can I get an amen?)

BUT saving money on homeschool curriculum is something I do like, so I jumped in, trying to fully understand, and realized how much the could really benefit our family! Since then it has become one of my favorite homeschool sales of the year. 

In case you are feeling overwhelmed and haven’t quite figured out the ins and outs of the sale, be sure to look at this post for a more in-depth explanation on how the sale works. Definitely take a peek before May 14th though – because the sale ends at midnight and then you can’t take advantage of the deals you find now! (Scroll down to see what we will be purchasing). 

In case you missed it, here’s the post that goes a little more in detail on the bundles: 

My FAVORITE Homeschool Sale of the Year! (8 Days only)

The Bundles That Made My Basket

While I LOVE the pre-assembled bundles that have been put together, this year I opted to build three of my own bundles. 

I chose 3 bundles and used the “Buy 2, Get 1 Free” option to stack up the savings. 

  • Buy 5 premium for $39 (with no price limit) – I added the To Every Nation study, College Writing, Motivate Your Child, Screen Sense, and Essay Styles for High School (overall value $320)
  • Buy 10 for $39 ($19.99 and under) – Intro to Shakespeare Level B, Ultimate Math Cheat Sheets, Design Your Own Literature Based Program, Do Right: Learning to Make Wise Choices (Youth and Junior), DIY Breakfast Station, Rocks and Dirt, Branches of Government, Famous Scientists, Tried & True: Family Activities with Teens (overall value $132)
  • Buy 10 for $39 ($19.99 and under) – this was my FREE bundle – Loop Scheduling Workshop, Big Grammar Reference Bundle, Language Arts Interactive, Peter and the Wolf MP3, Great American Poets, Great American Poets 2, Prepared to Stand – Leader and Student guides, Healthy Snacks to Go, and What is God Doing? (overall value $125)

There are several things that I am REALLY excited about in the first bundle (College Writing, Essay Styles, and To Every Nation study), so the no price cap bundle was definitely the one I wanted to get the most out of my money! In the end that bundle was valued at $320 – and I paid $39! 

I haven’t had a chance to go through everything yet, but I know Kaleb will be excited about a few of them as well, especially the ones that involve food! :) 

Buy 2 Bundles & Get 1 FREE. Click for Details!

Overall though, I’m thrilled because the there are things I was able to get for our three youngest as well as a Bible study (Prepared to Stand) for next spring when I do a mini VBS with our church.

The Buy 2, Get 1 Free option is honestly a GREAT deal, especially if you want to buy several bundles – the offer extends to Buy 4, Get 2 Free…etc. There’s no cap (well, unless you buy every single bundle! :) 

In case you are interested, check out how you can get every single bundle (and product) for $370! This is using the Buy 2, Get 1 option. If you have preschool through almost high school, this is a great way to prepare for the upcoming years! 

 

Themed Bundles

Save BIG at the 2018 Build Your Bundle Sale!
There are 20 themed bundles to choose from, ranging in price from $10 to $49 and the above graphic shows what is included in the Homeschool Helps Bundle #1 (my Weekly Homeschool Planner is included!). Save up to 96% on the pre-assembled bundles that range in topic from Early Learning through High School. 

The TOP selling bundle has been the Build Your Own Pick 5 Premium ($39), where you can pick ANY five items – it doesn’t matter if they are $150 or $5 regularly!! This was my primary bundle choice, and I highly recommend it if you have a little bit of this or that that you want! 

Here’s a look at the top ten selling bundles so far: 

1. Mystery Bundle
2. Special Needs
3. Early Learning #1
4. Thematic Unit Studies
5. Fine Arts and Early Learning #2
6. Elementary #2
7. Elementary #3
8. Elementary #1
9. Charlotte Mason
10. Character

A Handy Shopping Tool 

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This handy shopping tool will become your BFF. Trust me! Print it off and start writing down things so you can make the BEST choices for you and your family.  

Really – there is a LOT, and it is easy to get overwhelmed because of the bundle varieties. It took me quite some time to finally decide what to choose, especially because I wanted to make sure I got the best deal for us money-wise.

BUT, all that said, there are some amazing deals to be found! Set aside a little time today and start browsing. Print off the shopping list above and highlight, mark up, make notes, and pick your favorites.

Just remember, you only have until Monday, May 14th at midnight to purchase. 

If you have any questions about the bundles or the sale, feel free to email and ask too! 

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Weekend Links, Giveaways, and Homeschool Sales

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The end of our school year is quickly approaching, as I’m sure many of yours are as well. Here are some thing you may not want to miss as you begin gathering curriculum for the upcoming year. 

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!  

This giveaway ends at 8am MONDAY, May 7th – so enter now

 

Win a Full Level of Spelling from All About Learning Press!  

Our family uses both spelling and reading from All About Learning Press and 100% recommends it to your family. Don’t miss this fabulous giveaway from All About Learning Press – a full level of any one of their spelling programs! Giveaway ends 5-31-18, so enter now!

Frog Life Cycle Printable – limited time freebie

This 60 page printable on the life cycle of a frog is FREE until May 15, 2018 – so don’t miss it! 

Additional Freebies, Sales and Giveaways 

Here are a few additional sales, freebies, and giveaways you don’t want to miss. 

Win $100 Cash, Over $5,000 in Curriculum, AND Get FREE STUFF!

Today is a happy day for you. There are some BIG things coming your way, but today I want to share TWO great giveaways for you (and some freebies!).  

Many of you are in the throes of planning our curriculum for the upcoming year, so you do not want to miss both of these giveaways: one for $100 cash (no strings attached) and the other for over $5000 in digital curriculum! 

First —> WIN OVER $5,000 in Curriculum!


Next week, the Build Your Bundle sale begins and to celebrate they are having a HUGE pre-sale giveaway where you can win over $5000 in homeschool curriculum!  

Here are the quick details:

  • One winner wins ALL 20 bundles – a $5,204 value
  • One winner wins a Premium Build Your OWN Bundle of Five – up to a $700 value
  • You will earn 5 points for each referral who enters using your unique link (you will get your unique URL after you enter)
  • If you refer a friend who wins – you BOTH win
  • Instant access to the FREE Homeschool Portfolio Pack for all who enter
  • Everyone who enters will get a special coupon code good for a discount on a Build Your OWN Bundle

Don’t Miss It!! —–> ENTER TO WIN HERE

 

Win $100 Cash – No String Attached! 

Since we all can use a little something to put toward our curriculum buying (or let’s face it – the unexpected dentist visit this week!!), I am personally giving away $100 cash. Use it however you’d like. Curriculum. Car payment. That dumb dentist visit. Or chocolate. Lots of chocolate. Use the widget below to enter. 

Giveaway open to those who can receive Paypal funds. 

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Download a FREE Homeschool Portfolio and a Coupon


Enter to win a HUGE giveaway, grab a FREEBIE & coupon code

If you’ve purchased from the Build Your Bundle Sale before you will definitely want to grab. Receive a coupon code, just for entering your email address! The Build Your Bundle Sale starts on May 7, 2018! 

 

The Build Your Bundle Sale will be ONE-WEEK ONLY

May 7 – May 14, 2018

Don’t miss the BIGGEST homeschooling sale of the year. If you enter the BIG GIVEAWAY, you will automatically get reminded!

Giveaway end Monday May 7th at 7:59am – enter now and grab your coupon code before it ends!

Have a Little Poetry Fun with Your Kids!

Poetry is one of those areas that I’ll admit to having dropped the ball on a bit with our kids. It’s an area we plan to tackle more in depth in the upcoming year. 

BUT – April is national poetry month, and WriteShop has a freebie for us to use and get moving on some poetry learning: Let’s Write Imagery Poems

 

The unit study is geared toward children in 3rd-9th grade with a focus of learning to write three different poems that come to life through the use of imagery and sensory detail:

  1. Color Poems Using similes, metaphors, and emotion words, students compare a favorite color to objects and experiences they can see, hear, touch, smell, and taste. Their five senses will help them come up with descriptive words and phrases. The result is a vibrant sensory poem that paints beautiful word pictures.
  2. Comparison Poems How is a fox like a cloud? How is a toaster like a dragon? While most poetry includes some form of imagery, the poems in this lesson are especially rich in figurative language. Children learn to combine poetic devices with descriptive adjectives, strong nouns, and active verbs to create a striking, imaginative poem.
  3. Shell Metaphor Poems As your kids study a seashell from every possible angle, they’ll begin to see how it reminds them of many things. From one angle, a shell might be a unicorn’s horn or a mighty drill. From another angle, it could be an ice cream cone or an Olympic torch. Your child’s point of view and vivid imagination will bring their Shell Metaphor to life!

The freebie includes twenty printable activities and worksheets with: 

 

  • practice exercises
  • brainstorming worksheets
  • poem planning worksheets
  • word banks
  • colorful lined writing pages

The best part is – it’s free (and we all like that!) for their subscribers. This study is a great way to wrap up your year or give yourself a little “spring” break from your day-to-day studies and still learn together. Here’s to lots of fun poetry! 

 

 

Save Up to 60% at Compass Classroom’s Spring Sale

Over the last few years our family has delved into several different programs from Compass Classroom via video: WordUp! The Vocab Show (vocabulary), Visual Latin 1 & 2 (high school latin), and next year we will be using The Grammar of Poetry.

The programs we’ve used we have l.o.v.e.d. and until April 11th, all of their video-based homeschool curriculum is up to 60% off

Compass Classroom has a variety of classes to choose from starting with Biology, History, Logic, Latin, Vocabulary…and so much more. Be sure to visit before the sale ends!