Free Homeschool Resources on the Internet

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Homeschoolers today have a great advantage over the homeschooling pioneers of the early 1980′s. We have the internet! It is truly amazing how many FREE resources are available for homeschoolers. While I can’t possibly list all the free resources available to homeschoolers, I’ll list some of my favorites. If you have a free homeschool resource please share it in the comments and I’ll add it to this post.

Ambleside Online: Full online curriculum using the Charlotte Mason method of learning.

FiveJs: Large selection of study sheets and learning helps as well as tons of links to free homeschooling websites. Spend some time on this site, you won’t be disappointed!

Homeschool Creations: I meat Jolanthe a few years ago at a homeschool convention. My advice, subscribe to this site immediately! She has so many amazing free resources on her site I cannot even begin to list them all.

Starfall: Web based learning for kids. My kids think they are playing but they are really learning to read!

Dad’s Worksheets: Over 6,000 free math worksheets. You can print them or work online.

Donna Young: One of the first free online homeschool resource site, you will find lesson plans, report cards, calendars, handwriting sheets and more. I’ve been using this site for years!

Hippo Campus: Multimedia content for high school and college classes.

Currclick: Offers one free download a week and occasional seasonal freebies.

Enchanted Learning: This site has a free version and a paid version. The paid version is very inexpensive, but check out the free worksheets to see if it is a good fit!

Homeschool Freebie of the Day: Just like the name, every day- one freebie.

Free Homeschooling Resources: Lots of printables, for all subjects, as well as free events.

Old Fashioned Education: Links to public domain books available online.

Homeschool Share: Unit studies, lap books, Five in a Row resources and more, the site is kind of plain but contains a ton of information.

Lapbook Lessons: This free site contains a wealth of resources including templates, resources, printables, and entire projects. The only problem with this site is that it doesn’t display properly in Chrome or Firefox.

Affordable Online Colleges: Sorry, we don’t have a free college to recommend, but Affordable Schools Online lists cheap online colleges which can be sorted by school, location, or tuition cost.

What are your favorite free homeschool resources on the web?

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Comments

  1. Mandie says:
  2. stef says:

    Our panel (7 great homeschoolers) share some of their favorite resources today too —
    http://www.thehomeschoolvillage.com/2011/02/panel-online-resources.html

  3. EM says:

    WOWWY!!! My head is going to explode! So much good stuff. Thanks so much for putting it all in one post. I’ve got a lot of reading to do! Love it!
    EM

  4. Jolanthe says:

    Girl ~ Thanks so much for the link!! I hopped over here to see the resources and was so surprised to see my name on the list. :)

  5. Marlis says:

    I liked the links also the ones for the blogs, but what made me write a reply is the fact that every one of the blog links are to blogs with strong Christian leanings. Are there any blogs which you would consider worthy but aren’t steeped in Christianity?

  6. Lisa Johnson says:

    I love http://www.premiumgroupgames.com for games and activities for my kids!

  7. Mr. Snow says:

    Check out the Online labs for 7th and 8th grade Science! Enjoy

  8. Hello,
    We offer several FREE award winning historical fiction and bible story for kids children’s books on our website. You can read them all online and they include audio. Last month’s books are The Trail Of Tears and Holy Moses: As Told By God’s Animals. Next month’s books are going to be Rosa Parks: Not Giving In and Joshua: Victory Through God. We are uploading more books very soon. Swing over and check them out. Enjoy!

  9. JulieBeth says:

    I like the Discovery Channel school resources when my kids were younger at http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/

  10. I am a Harvard graduate who has retired from teaching in a public school. For about 25 years or more I taught a course often called “Humanities”. I taught seventh- and eighth-graders. My certification was in English.

    Anyway, I have taught that entire year’s course online as a Youtube Channel. I did it mostly for homeschoolers, partly because my son was homeschooled.

    The course is freely available. I just want to make sure that homeschoolers know that it is there.

  11. Elizabeth Good says:

    I am new to Homeschooling. Someone told me about grant money for homeschooling activities such as music lessons, sports, etc. Does anyone know about this? Thanks!

  12. Rachel says:

    We just posted some great, FREE nutrition worksheets for elementary and middle school students:
    http://blog.fooducate.com/2012/08/14/fun-nutrition-worksheets-for-kids/
    Enjoy!
    -Rachel and the Fooducate Team

  13. Victoria says:

    Wow, thank you for such a detailed list. We are a homeschooling family of 3 (have 5 kids) and I have been stressing as life took a turn with our money situation and I really didn’t want to put the kids back int he public school system – this will be great!

  14. Sue Myers says:

    I like this site for free grammar and writing handbooks from Scott Foresman. I covers grades 1-6.

    http://www.sfreading.com/resources/ghb.html

  15. Cathy Henry says:

    http://www.thecurriculumcorner.com offers FREE resources for teachers and homeschool parents that are aligned with the common core standards. It is a new site and they love suggestions! Many suggestions are created within a week. Lots of centers and hands on activities.

  16. Alana says:

    This is an incredibly helpful site for math and science word problems, arithmetic, fractions, long division and multiplication, scientific notation, statistics, interest rate problems, geometry and trigonometry, chemistry and physics and more. I can’t think of anything they don’t have at calculatorsoup.com, and it’s all free with no login required. A lot of the calculators even show the work so you can walk through the solutions for a better understanding of the topic. Highly recommended, particularly for home schooling.

  17. Taylor says:

    I want ot start homesschooling but want to do it for free, im tired of all my drama from school and i want to get out of public school? helpp me?!?!?!?

  18. Mark Green says:

    Just miscellaneous thoughts, but they might help. We homeschooled six children.

  19. Carie Black says:

    I enjoy using a ton of sources from http://www.allinonehomeschool.wordpress.com. For my 4 year old, I just follow the curriculum day by day. For my 12 year old, I use a lot of the curriculum but customize it to fit his needs. Everything she uses is free. It is great for a first-time homeschool parent.

  20. Karen Newell says:

    Free hands-on homeschool science unit studies for Grades 3 through 8 at http://www.kid-friendly-homeschool-curriculum.com/MatchcardScience.html

  21. Malynda says:

    MemoryTyper.com is a very helpful (and FREE!) resource that provides a library of documents for every subject that you can memorize using methods that are visually interesting. This site really accelerates the memorization process. You can also import your own documents to memorize. Memory Typer recently posted a free resource entitled “Why is America Free?” that provides a timeline of America’s liberty and important pieces of history. It outlines the story of America’s freedom in a creative way. http://memorytyper.com/OrgPages/MemoryTyper/WhyIsAmericaFree.aspx

    Memory Typer is a great tool to help children of all ages to retain what they learn for school.

  22. Janice Ivy says:

    Free World U is an online non-profit accredited preK-12 school. In addition to the accredited program, homeschoolers have access to the entire curriculum free of charge.
    The lessons are presented on illustrated virtual flashcards. Children love it and find this teaching method engaging and much easier than traditional textbooks.

  23. Jennifer says:

    This is such a great list! I also list free resources on my site, http://www.homeschoolingforfree.org. :-)

  24. Christy Richards says:

    I am looking to Homeschool my 10th and 12th graders and want to know how I get started and whats the best curriculums that are free for them. I am on a serious limited budget and my daughter whos in 12th grade wants to finish school but is helping me out by getting a job at the same time. We have it set up that she has Sundays and Wendsays off for Church and extra studies so that will help.

  25. Laura Shultz says:

    My family uses the free resources at http://www.familiesalive.org. It’s basically thousands of pages of web-based devotional curriculum that’s completely free for everyone! There are bible story videos and books, activities, games, ideas for parents and tons more. Great resource for homeschooling families.

  26. Paul Elliot says:

    Prepdog.org has some great free practice tests, and prepdog.com has interactive quizzes based on the Common Core. I use prepdog.com to gauge if my daughter is on standard compared to the rest of the nation.

  27. Gloria Henry says:

    Check out http://www.openculture.com/ for free online college courses.

  28. Please add Maps4Kids.com to your list. It is a great resource for the K-8 crowd for doing projects on states and countries. There are also outline maps, quizzes, concentration map games, puzzles and loads of other map goodies !

  29. Linda McGill says:

    TidBits of Nature is an on-line learning center created for people of all ages. It is filled with beautiful pictures and great information about all types of nature, from the tiniest insects to the tallest mountains. You will find exotic animals from around the world along with some that you may find in your own back yard. You can learn about growing flowers and veggies along with learning about special conservation efforts of those that are trying to make this a better world that we can share with our families and friends for years to come. You will also find great links to other great websites that encourage the same type of education.

  30. Hi, I am a homeschool dad and professional musician. After having gobs of fun teaching a music/improv class to a local group of homeschoolers last year I have decided to moving the class online. I am offer this to anyone with an internet connection and an interest in music. The first class will be free and I hope to keep it free with donations. Sign up at http://vinny.com and feel free to spread the word.

  31. Gloria Henry says:

    Here are 750 free online college courses:
    http://www.openculture.com/freeonlinecourses

    and check out UnCollege

    http://www.uncollege.org/

  32. Nicole says:

    Our family has been introduced to a Fun,easy to use curriculum!
    http://raisingsweetblessings2.weebly.com/ It covers Pre-K to 2nd grade as of 10/31/13, with the other grades being created as the year goes on. Check it out!

  33. Heidi says:

    Hello, I have lots of free French learning resources on my blog aimed at young learners. I produce entertaining videos with my naughty but loveable tortoise puppet Tonton.
    We are aiming to share with parents and kids just how much fun learning a second language can be, and you’ll be amazed at just how smart your child is when they start learning!
    http://www.thelanguagetortoise.com

  34. Kathleen says:

    Here’s a sweet online store that has some homeschooling resources. It’s basically a toy store, but they have a section of Educational Toys, and they emphasize pretend play and imagination, which I think is a great thing.

  35. Jack says:

    Students can take a free SAT Math Test Preparation Practice set to help them on the SAT Math Test. They produce great results in a short period of time.

    Go to http://www.eollearning.com to learn more.

  36. Stepnaie says:

    http://www.upbeatconservative.com has a list of great resources for homeschoolers.

  37. Another place to look is Free Homeschool Resource http://freehomeschoolresource.com/

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