Asalamu’alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies.
It’s taken me a while, but I finally managed to get this page up since the blog has been updated. Below is a list of curriculum and resources (both free and affordable) by subject. There are a few options that are a little more of an investment but worth it in my humble opinion. I do my best to keep this page updated, so do check back.
Disclaimer; I have not used all of the resources below so please do check, especially since these are secular resources.
English/Language Arts, Spelling and Grammar
Brave Writer; A wonderful Language Arts program like no other that I use for all my children.
Brave Writer-growing confident writers.
All About Spelling* is a brilliant spelling program that is particularly effective for DYSLEXIC children. However, I use this for all my children since it uses a multi-sensory approach making spelling fun and engaging! 100% money-back guarantee for one year!
All About Spelling
All About Reading* is a reading program that gives you all the tools you need to teach your child to read. All the work is done for you, and there are several activities to keep your child engaged. 100% money-back guarantee for one year.
All About Reading
Free Resources to help with Reading and Spelling
Free Ebooks, Activities and Articles
A brilliant reference book for everything Language Arts
Everything You Need to Ace English Language Arts in One Big Fat Notebook
No fuss, inexpensive way to teach your child how to read
How to teach your child to read in 100 easy lessons.
Great to teach blending and word families.
Complete series of books, perfect for new readers
Great books for early readers
Biff, Chip, Kipper Series
Complete Grammar Program
First Language Lessons
Make your own free handwriting sheets.
Affordable workbooks for English, Maths, and Science.
Schofield and Sims
Free E-books for children 3-11 (includes, Biff, Chip, and Kipper series)
Oxford Owl Library
Grammar, Spelling, and Comprehension worksheets for all grades.
Free Spelling lists for grades 1-9
Spelling Words Well
HANDS-ON MULTISENSORY LETTER TILES – Phonics and Spelling
Colour coded magnetic letter tiles; great for all grades.
Online Spelling resource for children 6+. A great resource for kids to use independently, as progress is tracked and children are given Spellings according to their individual pathway. Currently have a 30% discount after free trial.
Easy way to teach Prefixes
Easy way to teach suffixes
Online Maths Curriculum aligned with National Curriculum (Home ed discount available for one and multiple children)
Tonnes of free worksheets and videos for primary level with varying levels of difficulty
Math Mammoth can be purchased with US and International currencies/measurements. A great affordable option for drilling concepts.
Brilliant learning Math through narrative (Christian refs so often).
Life of Fred
Brilliant reference book
Everything you need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook
For Math, Science and Language Arts
Timetable practice with games and quizzes (Mute Music!)
Customizable Times Table Practice Worksheets
Times Table Generator
Great online Science Curriculum aligned with the National Curriculum for all Key Stages. Currently, have a discount running plus free 14-day trial.
Brilliant reference book
Everything You Need to Ace Science in One Big Fat Notebook
Hands-on Science experiments, which younger children love.
Affordable Workbooks from KS1 to KS2
Schofield and Sims
Science games, projects, and quizzes
Free weekly 5-minute videos that answer real kid questions. Great circle time addition.
History (Please check for images as some are inappropriate)
History Reference Books
The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia
The Kingfisher Atlas of World History
The Kingfisher Book of The Ancient World: From the Ice Age to the Fall of Rome
The Usborne Encyclopedia of World History
Timelines of World History
The Usborne Internet-Linked Medieval World
History: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day
History of the World in 1,000 Objects
A Child Through Time: The Book of Children’s History
The Usborne History of Britain
History!: The Past as You’ve Never Seen it Before
A monthly mini “newspaper” filled to the brim with important historical events and intermingled with fun facts and stories that kids will enjoy.
The Yesteryear Gazette
Brilliant books about famous figures and events. Great reads for adults too!
Who Was Book series
Information, games, and activities.
Ancient World Reference Book
Ancient World: Internet Linked (World History)
Ancient Rome Lesson Plans and activities
10 Dates that are key in Roman History
Ancient Rome info and quizzes
DK Find out
More info on Ancient Rome; includes the option play an audio reading of the info.
Free Roman numeral worksheets
Brilliant Map and timeline
Middle Ages (I will link more in this section as we are currently studying this era)
The Usborne Internet Linked Medieval World book
Byzantine Empire Word Search
Byzantine Empire Information and Quiz
Vikings – Key Stage 2
Vikings – Info and Quiz
Middle Ages Lesson Plans
Anglo Saxons – Key Stage 2
Anglo Saxons colouring pages
Vikings and Anglo Saxon Fact Sheet
Recieve beautiful vintage style monthly letters from around the globe; customised for your family. You could use these as the basis for a unit study!
Letters from Afar
Videos, documentaries, and overall reference point.
Brilliant short Youtube videos covering individual countries and flags.
Free Online Geography curriculum- master Geography in seven months!
Charlotte Mason Geography book (great for younger children)
Free touch typing course
Great reference book (including coding)
Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook
Free Dyslexia Checklist
Symptoms of Dyslexia Screening Checklist
How to make Spelling easy
Free Dyslexia resources
Activities, games and e-books plus tonnes of support
Brilliant resources from a veteran homeschool mom with dyslexic children.
Homeschooling with dyslexia
Books on dyslexia
Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz
Dyslexia is my superpower (most of the time) by Margaret Rooke
Helping Your Child with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: Strategies to Succeed in School and Life with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, and Processing Disorders
200 Tricky Spellings in Cartoons: Visual Mnemonics for Everyone
For all subjects
Brilliant online videos, clearly explained, for all subjects and ages.
Worksheets for all subjects – free and subscription options
Parents in Touch
Books from Primary-A Level revision books for all subjects. Great layout.
Lesson plans, reading passages and activities (free and paid)
Hundreds of worksheets, resource recommendations and games for all subjects and grades. Brilliant website!
KEY STAGE 3 (GCSE)
Home education info for UK homeschoolers
For expat homeschoolers, contact your local British Council for IGCSE information
Quizzes on all GCSE subjects including cores aswell as History, RE, and Geography
Free Math videos and worksheets for GCSE level
Hundreds of worksheets, resource recommendations, and games for all subjects and grades. Brilliant website!
Online GCSE video ‘pods’ for revision
Planning and Organising
Brilliant Online Homeschool Planner (and app) THIS HAS SAVED SO MUCH TIME AND ENERGY!!
Colourful Homeschool Planner for the year
The A+ Homeschool Planner
Beautiful Undated 12 Month Planner
Free Printable Homeschool Planner in several colours and designs
Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool
Home Management, organisation and schedule printables