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HUGE Black Friday Homeschool Deals (and Cyber Monday too!)

There are TONS of great deals for both your homeschool and just plain ol’ fun this weekend. Shopping online and staying away from the crowds is one of my favorite things to do (I honestly hate shopping in general, so these online deals make me happy!).

And if the weather is cold in your parts, like it is here, shopping from the comfort of your home is definitely a way to win all around! 

Here are a few discounts and codes to save up to 60% from companies our family has purchased from, used, and loved. If you know of any, feel free to leave a comment and let us know!

For Your Classroom

  • Crafty Classroom  is offering 25% off your entire shopping cart. (CODE: BLACK25)and will add our Editable Sight Word Bingo Pack ($5) value to the order for free (sale ends 12/2/19). The Crafty Classroom specializes in top-quality, low-prep, hands-on teaching resources for K-5 students.
  • You ARE An Artist is offering  20% off All courses, bundles and ebooks! We truly love their chalk pastel tutorial (so forgiving!!) and this is the perfect time to grab their holiday art lessons (Nutcracker and Christmas art anyone). Only a few items needed to get started: Chalk pastels, construction paper, and a video art lesson!
  • Save $5 off a $20 book purchase via Amazon – use code NOVBOOK18 during checkout.

Compass Classroom Black Friday 2019

  • Compass Classroom – Up to 40% off and FREE SHIPPING!! – no code needed. Our family has been using several of their programs this year, including the brand new Grammar for Writers program along with Word Up Vocabulary and Visual Latin. If you are interested in video-based programs, be sure to check this sale out (last one of the year!).
  • Masterpiece Society art classes are available at a 30% savings with code MASTERPIECE30 – art classes for Kindergarten through high school. And of course, mixed media workshops for EVERYONE in between!

  • FREE Snowman pack from All About Learning Press. This pack isn’t available to the general public – you all get a sneak chance at downloading it for free!! 


Fun Delivered to Your Mailbox

  • Ivy Kids Kits – New Ivy Kids can subscribe and save 30% Black Friday through Monday with code IVYBLACK30. After Friday, take advantage of their reduced prices on all gift subscriptions and 10% off on all past kits w/code PASTKITS10 through 12/4.

  • KiwiCo – 60% OFF your first month of a KiwiCo subscription starting Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 and running through January 1st, 2020!

For the Entire Family

  • Our family has L.O.V.E.D. the CordaRoy’s beanbags that have joined our home and made great use of them these last few weeks with family visiting. During the day they are comfy bean bags, and at night they convert to beds for guests to sleep on (we have a full and a queen). Take 20% off sitewide with code BLACK20! 


Feel free to leave a comment below if you know of any other deals happening! 


Back to School Sale – Save up to 50% off Compass Classroom



Maybe being a little behind the curriculum ordering pays off – true confession. We don’t have everything figured out for the upcoming year yet. Or ordered. 

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 last year The Grammar of Poetry.

The programs we’ve used we have l.o.v.e.d. and until August 7th, their physical AND video-based homeschool curriculum is up to 50% 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! 

What I Bought from Build Your Bundle 2019

Build Your Bundle - The Biggest Homeschool Curriculum Sale of the Year
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 Wednesday, May 15th and will end on Wednesday, May 22nd. 

In case you’re uncertain how it all works, I’ll tell you this –  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 22nd 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 Items That Made My Basket

While I LOVE the pre-assembled bundles that have been put together,  I opted to build my own bundle. This year, the format of building your own has changed to make it even easier. Essentially, the more you buy, the more you save! 

Above is a graphic showing the items I purchased this year. There are several things that I am REALLY excited about: The Arrow book study, Math in the Cards, and the Ultimate US History Cheat Sheets.

Here are the items from my bundle: 

  • Math in the Cards: The Ultimate Math Card Game Collection
  • The Arrow: Literature Guide for Johnny Tremain
  • The Ultimate US History Cheat Sheets
  • Homeschool High School Grading Tool
  • How to Write the Perfect 5-Paragraph Essay
  • The Bronze Bow – Study Guide
  • State Research Project with Bonus Lapbook

Overall the total value of my bundle was $140.93, but with the 75% discount, my cost was $35.24. Here’s a quick look at the discount structure for building your own bundle. Essentially, add WHATEVER you want to your bundle and at each level you save more. 


Themed Bundles

Preschool Bundle
There are 15 themed bundles to choose from, ranging in price from $10 to $49 and the above graphic shows what is included in The Planner Bundle (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. 

Most popular Bundles:

  1. Mystery Bundle
  2. Preschool Bundle
  3. STEM Bundle
  4. History Bundle
  5. Kindergarten Bundle

Most popular Courses & Memberships:

  1. Start a Blog and YouTube Channel for Kids
  2. Total Time Makeover for Kids
  3. Spanish for Kids
  4. The Joy of Handwriting Success Course Plus Copywork Bundle
  5. Accounting Fundamentals

Build Your Bundle - The Biggest Homeschool Curriculum Sale of the Year

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. 

Just remember, you only have until Wednesday, May 22nd at midnight to purchase. 

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

This post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy here.

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

Build Your Bundle - The Biggest Homeschool Curriculum Sale of the Year
With many families in the midst of planning and buying homeschool curriculum for the upcoming school year, it’s helpful to see the ways in which money (and time) can be saved!

From now until May 22, 2019, the Build Your Bundle sale offers amazing savings along with well-known curriculum. It is packed full of resources for both your home and your school – a little something for everyone. 

There are SO many things in the Build Your Bundle sale that I am excited to share with you! Several of the products are ones that we have used in years past (or highly recommend), including Mystery of History, BiblioPlan, 1+1+1=1, The Crafty Classroom, and our own Homeschool Planner. I’m planning on taking advantage of several of the items myself and will be sharing my choices with you soon. 

Bundle sales can often seem overwhelming – I know! The first year of this sale, I felt completely backwards. There is so much to dig through but so many gems to find!

1. Create an Account 

Create an account and make sure you are logged in before you start shopping. That way if you leave the site and it times out, all your browsing and shopping is saved. 

Ask me how I know this is important. :)

Register HERE

Now – take a deep breath and have fun looking. Really – there is a LOT, and it is easy to get overwhelmed because of the bundle varieties. 

2. Look at the Pre-assembled Bundles

STEM Bundle

The Build Your Bundle Sale gives you some great choices – 15 pre-assembled bundles based on the ages/grades of your child or the option of putting your own bundles together. And all with some AMAZING savings.  From preschool through high school to planning for school or home, there are a wide variety of bundles you will love. 

Even better, you can create your own bundle. The more you add, the more you save!


3. Consider the Build Your Bundle Option

This year there are some AMAZING changes to the build your own bundle option. The short of it is – SO MUCH EASIER!! You can choose as many products as you’d like, and the more you purchase, the more you save! 

  • ALL products are eligible for the BYO bundle, which means you can add anything you want to your BYO bundle.
  • The retail value of the bundle must reach a minimum of $100 to qualify for the discount but there are no product limitations as to how many need to be present in your chosen bundle (e.g. in the past, typically 5 or 10 individual items).

  • The price of the BYO bundle will depend on the total retail value of the products in each customers BYO bundle. The higher the total retail value, the greater the savings. Plus, if you have a coupon code, you can apply that for additional savings!
  • The savings and check-out price will be determined by the following graduated discount structure (note: no coupon code is needed, the savings is automatically applied at checkout for customer ease).


Don’t Forget the Bundle of Bonuses

Last thing – and then I promise, I’m done! Every customer receives a big ol’ bundle of bonuses – so many great coupon codes and freebies are included (you’ll love it!). 

That’s it! Time to start shopping and saving! 


The  Build Your Bundle sale ends on

May 22nd at 11:59 PM CST!



Fantastically HUGE Homeschool Giveaway (and a FREE Printable)

In less than a week, the 2019 Build Your Bundle homeschool sale is coming – Wednesday, May 15 to be exact. We are taking part again this year as a contributor (and also a purchaser) – and there are so many fabulous publishers and products to share!

Before the sale begins though, they are hosting giveaways for TWO bundles of every single item!! That’s over $3000 in products to two winnersPlus, if you enter before the sale launches on May 15th, you’ll get a $5 coupon to use on any Build Your Bundle purchase of $25 or more!

ENTER TO WIN HERE —-> Go do it now!! (I’ll wait.)

The Quick Details

Next week I’ll be sharing more of the full details on what we will be ordering from the sale, but in the meantime, here’s the nutshell version of what to expect: 

  • The giveaway starts May 10th and ends May 15th Enter now
  • Each giveaway entrant receives a FREE Kitchen Binder Printable Pack. 
  • Each entrant also receives a $5 coupon code to use during the sale. 
  • The sale runs May 15-May 22, 2019. 
  • There are some GREAT changes to the sale this year – making it so much easier! 
  • Each day there will be additional giveaways!! (YAY!!)

I’m still going through all of the items myself, but am really excited about some of the new publishers and items being offered (and you will be too!), especially since it’s a chance for me to save money on next year’s curriculum and try some products I’ve been eyeing!

The Giveaways, the Coupon Code, & the Freebie!

The main giveaway for TWO complete bundles starts May 10, 2019. All entrants from that point forward are eligible for ANY of the prizes below until they are given out.  But, you must enter before May 15th to receive the $5 coupon

Look at the other giveaways happening throughout the sale!

May 15
All Bundle Prize x 2 
Crayola 140 Count Art Set

May 16
Sharpie Assorted Colors 12-Count – 2 Pack

May 17
Pocket Notebook/Journal – 5″x8″ – 5-Pack

May 18
Child Artwork Frame – Display Cabinet 8.5″ x 11″

Seville Classics 10-Drawer Organizer Cart

May 19
Scotch Thermal Laminator + 100 Laminating Pouches 8.9″ x 11.4″ – 3mm thick

May 20
Giant World Map – Laminated – 77.5″ x 46″

May 21
Fire 7 Tablet – 7″ display, 8 GB, with Special Offers

May 22
BlackHP Officejet 3830 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner and Copier with Ink Bundle


FREE Kitchen Binder

Along with your entry into the main giveaway, each entrant will receive a Kitchen Binder printable pack to download. There are some great meal planning helps in there for all families. :) 

Get a $5 Coupon Code

Every little bit helps when we are purchasing curriculum. In addition to the discounted prices in the bundle sale, entrants will also receive a $5 coupon code that can be used on purchases of $25 or more during the sale. Your coupon code will be given to you once the sale starts on the 15th.

There’s SO MUCH more to share, but that’s it for today! 


For now, enter the giveaway,

grab your coupon code and freebie!

Time left to enter the giveaway to win ALL of the bundles…



Weekend Links: Sales, Giveaways, and Coupon Codes

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There are some VERY time-sensitive offers below, so be sure to check them out if you are interested! 

Here are a few links that may help you out as you wrap up your school year: 


Win a $100 All About Learning Press Gift Certificate!  

Our family has used 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 $100 gift certificate toward anything on their site! Giveaway ends 5-31-19, so enter now!

FREE Trial of Teaching Textbooks 3.0

Have you heard about Teaching Textbooks 3.0 – the online version? If you’d like to test out the 3.0 version, you can start a Free Trial of the complete program, up through Lesson 15. The trial includes lectures, solution, eBook, and grading on each of the products. If you decide to purchase the full version, everything transfers over for you! 

And bonus – you can try ANY and EVERY level. They are that generous! Teaching Textbooks 3.0 – the online version 

Not sure where to start? Download and print a placement test online. 

FREE Terrific Tales Writing Prompts


This FREE set of writing prompts from WriteShop offers your young writers storytelling inspiration via their choice of 33 different narratives (both lined pages and printable card sets) and includes: 

  • A Unicorn Tale
  • Secret in the Attic
  • Treasure Trouble
  • Steampunk Alley
  • Peril in Paris
  • Keep Out!
  • The Great Museum Mystery
  • The Day Everything Went Wrong
  • … plus 25 more!

Win a Free Getaway Package!

Do you know a mom who deserves some special recognition and pampering for everything she does? Nominate her for AOP’s Mother’s Day giveaway, and you’ll both be entered to win a weekend getaway prize package!

Featured Sponsors

Save 10% on I See, I Spell, I Learn

Until June 30, 2019 you can save an additional 10% at the I See, I Spell, I Learn online store using promo code: HOMESCHOOL2019(expires 6/30/19).


Also, save 10% in their Amazon store using the promo code 10HOMESCHOOL



Additional Freebies, Sales and Giveaways