Best Homeschool Resources

Whether you’re new to homeschooling or have been homeschooling for years, we all hit a rough patch occasionally.

Below are the best places to find inspiration, commiseration and the will to continue your journey.

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1. Best Facebook Groups For Homeschoolers

Facebook is full of pages and groups about every imaginable subject – including homeschooling.

Here are a few I have come across and really like.

Plus, I love

If you know of any others (or come across them in your searches) and really like them, please let me know and I will add them to the list.

I am just starting my own, you can find it here – Our Creative Homeschool Facebook Group

2. Best Pinterest Boards For Homeschoolers

There are hundreds of homeschoolers on Pinterest – here are a few to start following

If you know of other boards, or have your own, and would like me to add it here, just leave a comment below.

 

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No Time To Read? Choose an image to pin to Pinterest and save for later.

 

3. Best Blogs To Follow For Homeschoolers

There are some amazing homeschool bloggers out there. Here are some I’ve found

There are many, many, more – but hopefully this list includes something for everyone.

Oh, and don’t forget Our Creative Homeschool (!!) Sign-Up to receive our updates, freebies, downloads and more.


 

4. Best Free Resources For Homeschoolers

The internet is full of free curriculum ideas. Below you will find links to the resources I have found – some worked for us (and still do) and some didn’t. Everyone is different so I’ve listed them all.

These are the ones we have found and tried. If you know of others, please let me know so I can add them to the list.

5. Best Paid Resources For Homeschoolers

We haven’t used all of these. We tried a few and they didn’t work for us. Some Miss 12 uses but Miss 14 and Mr 16 don’t.

  • Skwirk – math, English, science, geography, commerce and history for K to year 10. Price is $99 per child or if you have more than 2 children go for the home educator option which is $200 per year for up to 5 children.
  • Maths Online – a math program where your child/ren work at their own pace through the curriculum. One child is $197 for 12 months ($127 for 6 months, 26.95 per month). Two or more children is $297 per year ($197 for 6 months, 39.95 per month).
  • Teaching Treasures – many different programs covering various subjects such as learn to read, literacy and numeracy, etc. Each program has a different cost associated with it.
  • Mango Languages – online language learning program: Spanish, French, English, Italian, Icelandic, Arabic, and over 70 more… A free two-week trial followed by $19.99 per month.
  • Education.com Premium – 30,000 printable and digital resources, step by step guided lessons for math, reading, writing, unlimited access to over 15,000 worksheets. After trying the free version, upgrade at Premium for $6.50 per month, $60 for one year or $149 for a lifetime membership.
  • Complete Education – first week free then between $160 and $190 per term for K to year 8. Year 9 and 10 coming soon. Includes free subscriptions to Mathletics, Literacy Planet and Skwirk.
  • Pascal Press – workbooks – most subjects can be found and range in price from $20 to $40.
  • Pearson Homeschool – pre K to 12, textbooks, workbooks, curriculums, for all subjects.

I know there are many more. If you have found one (or more) that you like, please let me know so I can add them to the list.

In Conclusion

I hope you find something to suit your homeschool in amongst these pages, boards, blogs and curriculums.

I am in the process of creating my own resources which will be available on the blog shortly.

In the meantime, you can try these FREE Beginning Basics Booklets.

 

Digital SLR Photography Basics

Digital SLR Photography Basics Booklet

 

French Basics

Our Creative Homeschool

 

Remember,

Enjoy the Journey

Lara xx

 

P.S. – We also use Craftsy for drawing and cooking tutorials. We are gradually making our way through all the products available and will have an in-depth post about Craftsy soon.

 



Author: Lara Galea

Lara is a freelance writer, blogger, photographer and homeschooler. When not helping others with their journey, she is either reading, binge-watching Netflix or creating havoc in the kitchen.

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