12 Ways To Homeschool For Free

12 Ways To Homeschool For Free!

If cash is tight right now, then learn all you can within your means. There are ways to homeschool without expensive curriculum. Your family can enjoy innovative educational options that will not only spare your budget but rekindle a love of learning. Here are 12 educational opportunities that are yours for the taking!

  1. Get up early and listen to the bird chorus at dawn. Did you know the birds sing just for you as the sun begins to rise each day? It’s a wondrous thing to experience. Then, learn more about it at this PBS website and at this BBC webpage.
  2. Watch space shuttle flybys. NASA’s Space/Weather website lets you know when these FREE celestial events occur.
  3. Plant, grow, and harvest a garden. KidsGardening.com provides a free ezine that tells you how. You can also get free sunflower seeds if you participate in The Great Sunflower and Bee Count Project – find out how by reading this ClickSchooling review.
  4. Make paper bag blocks and build a fort! Get directions in this Scholastic.com article along with 4 other fun, educational activities you can do with paper bags.
  5. Make a no-sew cape and let your kids’ imaginations take flight! Use these instructions and some left-over fabric or old linens to become a super-hero or a princess! Your children are never too old to play – it’s a crucial component to effective learning.
  6. Sing! Get free music and lyrics to all kinds of children’s songs at Kididdles.com.
  7. Get a Free Science Experiment delivered weekly by email. Subscribe to Robert Krampf’s free science e-newsletter.
  8. Get Free High School and College Courses from HippoCampus! The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students FREE OF CHARGE. The content was developed by some of the finest universities in the world. You can search by course or textbook to find the materials you need to study algebra, biology, calculus, environmental science, history, physics, government, and religion. They also offer free, interactive AP courses.
  9. Volunteer! One of the best ways to learn important life skills while getting socialization is to volunteer. AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connect Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities in a variety of ways.
  10. Get a Cool Job! CoolWorks can help you and/or your teen find a seasonal job or career in some of the greatest places on Earth. Get a summer job in Yellowstone, Yosemite, or another national park. Find a summer job as a camp counselor. Ski resorts, ranches, theme parks, tour companies and more are waiting for you. Live out your own amazing adventure with cool jobs!
  11. Enter A Contest – Win A Scholarship! The Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op maintains a directory of contests where students can win prizes.
  12. Subscribe To ClickSchooling! Join 11,550+ homeschoolers who receive a fun, free web-based curriculum idea every day (Mon.-Sat.) by email for FREE. To sign up visit ClickSchooling.com.

Remember that not having cash to invest in homeschooling is no excuse to stop learning. Take advantage of these free resources and boost your brain power without busting your budget!


About Diane Flynn Keith and Homefires.com

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Source:  Diane Flynn Keith is the Editor of Homefires .com , a website devoted to empowering parents of homeschoolers around the world with the tools to help their children get a meaningful education at home. Since 1992 she has coached thousands of homeschool parents through her websites, writing, speaking engagements, classes, private consultations, ezines, discussion lists, and the popular ClickSchooling e-newsletter with free daily, web-based curriculum ideas.

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