There are tonnes of resources, both free and affordable for Homeschool families. I have compiled a list below and update this page regularly.
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Books about Homeschooling
Viral Learning: Reflections on the Homeschooling Life – Mary Griffiths
Dumbing us down – John Taylor Gatto
Weapons of Mass Instruction – John Taylor Gatto
The Brave Learner – Julie Bogart
The Call of the Wild and Free: Reclaiming Wonder in Your Child’s Education – Ainsley Arment
A Gracious Space (4 different editions) – Julie Bogart
The Well Trained Mind – Susan Wise Bauer
If you are looking for readers for the kiddos that are FACTUAL, I recommend the following.
Who Was Book Series
You wouldn’t want to be a Book Series
(Free worksheets/resources to along with the You wouldn’t want to be Series can be found HERE)
Little People, Big Dreams Series
A collection of beautifully written books with activity suggestions.
Birds of the Air
By Pond and River
Plant life in Field and Garden
A collection of colourfully illustrated nature books; farm anatomy, nature anatomy and food anatomy
Julia Rothman collection
Bring a little nature home with this Ant farm! Perfect for the younger ones to observe the wonderful world of ants. (Ants have to be ordered separately and only shipped within the US but we used ants in our locality)
Ant Farm Kit
English/Language Arts including Grammar.
A wonderful Language Arts programme like no other!
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
Brilliant reference book
Everything You Need to Ace English Language Arts in One Big Fat Notebook
100s of free worksheets for all subjects.
No fuss, inexpensive way to teach your child how to read*
How to teach your child to read in 100 easy lessons.
100s of free worksheets for all grades.
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.
Easy way to teach Prefixes
Easy way to teach suffixes
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
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
A monthly mini “newspaper” filled to the brim with important historical events and intermingled with fun facts and stories that kids will enjoy. Learn tidbits of American and world history just by reading the paper!*
The Yesteryear Gazette
Brilliant books about famous figures and events. Great reads for adults too!
Who Was Book series
Information, games and activities.
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
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
Alfred the great lesson pack
Bio of Alfred the Great and other rulers
Short story about Charlemagne
Recieve beautiful vintage style monthly letters from around the globe; customised for your family! A beautiful innovative resource to teach Geography my kids look forward to every month.*
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 read alouds)
Free touch typing course
Great reference book (including coding)
Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook
Famous artists – quizzes, games and information. (Also has other material including Christian teachings; also check Artwork beforehand to check it is appropriate)
Gardens of Praise
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
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)
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
World Cuisine – We try to bake a dish from the country we are currently studying in History/Geography at the time. All tried and tested recipes will be linked below.
Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)
Malawah (Sweet pancakes)
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Joojeh Chicken Kebabs
Shir Berenj (Rice pudding)
Adas Polo (Persian Rice with Lentils
Chocolate Gelato (No Ice-cream machine needed!)