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AliYah Academy has a partnership with Miacademy the makers of Always Ice Cream and Clever Dragons for the lowest discount available on their online courses.

With your AliYah Academy membership you receive the Group Buy level pricing (you will receive discount code via email when registered):

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If you are looking for online courses that are rigorous and engaging and that can be customized for the needs of individual learners, and facilitated by certified teachers who regularly communicate with learners and their parents, we recommend Village Virtual. These are full service online courses with teacher interaction and support.

Enjoy movies with the family again. Pure Flix is a more wholesome alternative to netflix. Pure Flix makes it easy to supplement your Christian homeschool curriculum with full access to its library of thousands of documentaries and videos on science, history, animals, government and more. Sign up for a 4 week email series of homeschool resources. Discover today how you can make your online homeschool curriculum more fun than ever with movies! Start your free month trial and find Pure Flix Homeschool in the footer on their website.

So many homeschoolers are using ABCmouse.com it is a reasonably priced, monthly subscription to an online curriculum for Pre-K to Early Elementary learners. It is an all inclusive curriculum but do make sure you get plenty of one-on-one time with your child too. Try the risk free one month trial and see if ABCmouse.com is right for you.

Lynda.com has 6,121 courses in Business, Technology and Creative Skills taught by industry experts. One price gets you access to all of them any time, any device. They have a risk free 30 day trial, why not see if it is right for you or your student. Recommended for High School or adult

 
Subscriptions, Fun for a whole year!

Subscriptions are an inexpensive way to keep your homeschooling fun and exciting all year. Who doesn't love to get mail?

Magazines are full of new and engaging reading each month and the subscription boxes cover just about every subject including health, kitchen skills, math, science labs, USA and world geography, art, engineering , computer programming and robotics. These boxes inspire and save you valuable time. Purchase one month or save money and purchase a whole year. We post the best discounts we can find for you and we receive a small commission from these companies when you use the links below to purchase any subscription. It's a win win. This helps to keep our membership costs low and allows us to continue to support the homeschool community. Does it get any better?

Use this LINK to get $25 off a 12 month subscription.

With Little Passports your can travel the World each month. They have 4 different subscriptions. Early Explorers has a new world theme each month like Music, Ocean, and Dinosaurs for ages 3-5. World Edition takes your child to a different country with each box and is for ages 6-10. The USA Edition teaches about two states each month for ages 7-12. And in Science Expedition for ages 9+ the mysteries of the world are revealed through science experiments and activities.

Green Kid Crafts perfectly combines Science and Engineering with Art and Eco-friendly materials. The end result is children learning about their natural environment and learning to take care of it too, all while having a great time.  Boxes include 5-8 hands-on projects with themes like Ocean, Space, Nocturnal Animals, Music, Water, Volcanoes, Safari etc. designed for ages 3-10

Play and Learn

ages 3-4

Science, Art and more

ages 5-8

Art and Design

ages 9-16+

Science and Engineering

ages 9-16+

You will LOVE these ready made science kits sent to your door each month by Spangler Science. Steve Spangler's exciting approach to Science is used in schools and by homeschoolers all across the country. You may have seen him on his youtube channel Sick Science. Check out his subscription box there are different size kits to fit your interest and budget. Science class has never been so easy or FUN!

Kiwi Co.

Tinker, Create, Innovate!

Inspiring the next generation of scientists, artists, and makers. They offer high quality award-winning products across four brands for young makers ranging in age from 3 to 16+ Inspire your child's creativity with a monthly subscription to Kiwi Co.

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your first month's box!

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Explore, cook, and have fun together as a family! kidstir is pack full of education on science, nutrition, math, life skills, and more. Each month brings you 3 new recipes in a theme to fill their very own cookbook and 2 kid sized cooking tools. Inspire your child for a life long love of healthy eating. Suggested age 5-10 but may appeal to ages outside of this range.

What child doesn't love animals? Featuring one animal kind per issue these magazines are so in-depth and engaging. Zoobooks have magazines for ages 0-12 including Zoobies, Zootles, Zoobooks, and Zoodinos!

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Kids from 0-12 enjoy Highlights brand products.

Highlights Hello, High Five, High Five Bilingue™, and Highlights™ Magazines

Their book clubs: Let’s Grow, Hidden PicturesMathmania, Puzzlemania®, Puzzle Buzz, Top Secret Adventures™ and more!

Cratejoy is a subscription box marketplace with a box for any interest. For the Homeschooler we suggest One Third Stories teaching French or Spanish, cute books that start in one language and end in another for a natural learning process, also includes vocabulary card, games or recipes relating to the story. Sketchbox for the artist in the family; teen to adults will be inspired with quality art supplies in every box. Bitbox is for young computer programmers ages 6-14 building on their coding skills from box to box. Lastly, Robobox comes with a new robot to program every month, also building on skills teaching robotics, programming, and electronics. Suggested for 14+ to build the robot alone but much younger could program, this could be a good group project for a multi age family or constructive time with a parent.

Companies and Products that we Recommend

We receive a small commission from many of the companies and products below when you use the links on this page to make a purchase. This is one way we help to keep our costs low and many of the links have discounts built in just for you.  We have carefully selected only those companies and products that we have approved and that we ourselves would use and recommend. We will continue to add good products and companies, so check back often. We appreciate your support and Happy Homeschooling.

 

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Magazines are a great way to keep your children excited about reading Amazon has a huge selection for all ages and interests. They have Ranger Rick, Chirp and Cricket Magazines to name a few. For older children let them pick from their interest maybe sports, cars, horses, cooking, National Geographic, Popular Science or Mechanics. And parents don't forget to pick up a magazine for yourself because children who see their parents reading are more likely to want to read themselves.

We highly recommend these christian science DVDs for High School but you will find the entire family will be watching them.

Click the link above to watch an introduction of each DVD: Biology 101, Chemistry 101, and Physics 101

Related: 3 Tips to Teach Your Child How to Read

I am using this program "Children Learning Reading" with my children. We like it because it has straight forward and  clear instruction for the parent, on teaching your child to read. This is an ebook it can be printed out or read on a device. Click this link to watch a video about this method.

                                                      ~Katie Nemeth

Books, books, and more books! Dover has a huge selection and great prices. Our favorites are the very informative history and nature coloring books. Click the ad to see what specials they have today.

We can learn and teach a new language as a family the same way we did it the first time–by talking. Begin talking in a new language with your family–the FIRST day you start. Receive a fun challenge in the language of your choice from TalkBox.Mom for FREE, check out this amazing resource. One of our favorites! Available in: Spanish, Chinese {Mandarin}, French, German, Hebrew, Romanian, Japanese, and more to come. Use code ALIYAH to get $20 off any TalkBox + Book bundle!

“In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth…”

The Creator left a pattern of His fingerprints across each corner of the universe, found in every crevice on earth, and imprinted in every cell of our bodies. A pattern that David Rives has devoted his life to finding and sharing… while declaring the glory of God through scientific study. Find on his website a free magazine subscription, Creation Science DVDs and books, the Genesis Network and the Wonders of Creation Center in Lewisberg, TN that you may want to visit. Enjoy!

Unleash a love of learning in your child with History Through the Ages hands-on history materials!

Featuring timelines, maps, lap books, and history studies designed for your child to live the lessons! We personally love the timeline resources, and lapbooks make learning creative and fun for our elementary age children.

Pimsleur is one of the leading language programs. With many different languages to choose from and a free lesson why not give it a try. 

Amazon is a great place to find books and supplies for homeschooling. They have a huge selection of discounted Textbooks, music, games, posters, and toys. Actually Amazon has everything for your entire life from electronics to toilet paper, even a diaper subscription. If you purchase from them don't forget to use our link and consider Amazon Prime so you can get free shipping and enjoy movies too.

Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Sales going on now! Carson-Dellosa Publishing is a resource for teachers and homeschoolers alike. They are known for their quality workbooks but you will also find charts, puzzles, games, manipulatives, stickers and so much more. You will also find great sales straight from the publisher on this site.

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MasterBooks makes curriculum that is fun and inspires a joy for learning. They emphasize hands-on activities and real world application. The curriculum is parent-friendly and designed to be so easy that you can open the box and start homeschooling.

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The Crayola store is so much fun! Way more than crayons, you'll find all of your art needs including markers, paint, modeling clay, Silly Putty, toys, craft kits, and way cool crayola merchandise. You will find plenty of ideas, deals, and Free stuff too.

Evan-Moor is great for their workbooks. Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. We like the short daily practices and Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension workbooks. This link will take you to the sale page where they always have some good material at deep discounts and FREE samples too. Grades PreK-6

Books-A-Million delivered to your door.Not only can you browse their entire selection of books, but Lego, exclusive Pop figures, and more.

Sonlight is a christian family owned company that sells quality homeschool products, they also have encouraging articles and instruction guides. They have complete grade packages which are great for first time homeschoolers that are unsure of what to purchase or a busy parent who doesn't have the time. They also cater to multiple ages with suggestions for your package. Products can also be purchased separately. They carry Mathtacular, Miquon Math, Singapore Math, Handwriting Without Tears, A Reason for Handwriting, The Story of the World, The Anatomy Coloring Book and so much more. Get $5 off your first purchase of $50 through this link.

The Tuttle Twins are getting rave reviews by homeschoolers. We have just received our set and we are impressed. A book can be read in one sitting and really spark family conversation. We are reading them aloud and everyone finds them interesting from my 3 year old to my 17 year old and even me. Civics, Economy, and History are so important and these are done in a way that is easy for even a young child to understand. They also come with downloadable workbooks that are very well done and extra reading for older children or adults. All ages.

Barnes & Noble has the huge selection of books that you would expect and also coloring books, art supplies, toys, Lego and Pop figures, Textbook rental and buy backs and also the Nook device: read forever, read for less.

IEW is used in Classical Conersations, a very good writing program

Abe Books has so many new and used books including hard to finds. This is the place to go if you know what you are looking for they have great prices and sales. Try browsing the collections such as Children's Fiction, Science or History. They also have discount Textbooks and even buy them back. Check it out. We were excited to find "Grammar-Land" here an older book, used in good condition for a super price.

 
Educational Play

Fat Brain Toys! Huge selection of way cool educational toys. Shop by age from Babies to the Elderly. They have specials for homeschool teachers and a birthday club to get reminders and discounts for your favorite people's birthdays. They have a Special Needs section also. Give them a look, you won't be disappointed.

Who doesn't love LEGO? Possibly the best building toy ever! With everything from Duplo to Technics to Mindstorms you could easily integrate them into your home schooling. Combine them with a Klutz or Lego idea book from Fat Brain Toys and have a super fun STEM, innovative, problem solving, spacial awareness, motor skill improving curriculum your children will be begging to do. Check the site for Sales & Deals, Exclusives, and the Educational section under the Discover tab. For all ages. Enjoy!

Playmobil are high quality toys that encourage role play. We use them to create visual models on what we are learning. They have categories on History, Knights, Wild Life, Country, City, Home, Sports and much more. They always have sales and Clearance items. Take a Look.

Melissa & Doug have high quality educational and role play toys that you will be passing down to your grandchildren.

High School
Free Online Resources

A complete, Free, online, christian Homeschool curriculum for your family, by a homeschool family. PreK-8th grade

High School site of Easy Peasy, Complete Free online curriculum.

Online Dictionary and Thesaurus with lots of extras including word of the Day.

Free, fun, online, educational games for children of all ages.

Free educational resources from World Book.

There are articles on current events, history and culture; also typical course of study by grade which is very useful.

Tinkercad is a free, simple, online 3D design and 3D printing app for everyone. No design experience necessary.

History, Civics,and Geography of Tennessee for Elementary, Middle, and High School students. Many Articles, Virtual Tours and Videos of people, counties and events.

Streaming videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Each book also includes supplemental curriculum.

Free Math, Computing, Economics, and Test Prep lessons; including SAT. This is not a Christian site, use your own discretion.

Grades: K-College

Khan Academy
Duolingo

Free. Learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Hebrew, and more. Bite-size lessons are fun and addictive. They also have apps for iPhone and Android so you can learn on the go. For all ages, reading is nessesary.

 

Crayola has Free Educational Resources including lesson plans, art techniques, contests, Free coloring pages and more.

This is a completely Free online typing course for beginners to advanced with typing games to reinforce your skills. Students create a Free account to keep track of progress and teachers can keep track of multiple students. This is an excellent typing resource. K-College

Project Gutenberg offers over 54,000 FREE eBooks. They also have audio books, music recordings, sheet music, and moving pictures. They can be used on many devices, and can be downloaded for offline use. My son read all of the G.A.Henty books from this site. Henty writes very accurate historical fiction. Look up a book or browse the catalog. All the classics. Books for young and old.

For more Educational toys for all ages shop MindWare. Also has a Special Needs section. Play your way through school!

Learn to code with Scratch. On this Free site you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16, but is used by people of all ages. Have FUN!

From David Rives Ministries: A FREE magazine subscription and

Genesis Science Network.

Tons of sound Creation Science information.

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Dates for 2019-2020 are as follows:

 

Yom Teruah (Rosh Hashanah) Sept. 30th 2019

Yom Kippur Oct. 8th and 9th 2019

Sukkot week Oct. 14th-23rd 2019

Passover/ Unleavened Bread week TBA 2020