Free Educational Materials

There are free educational materials available whether you are homeschooling or just trying to enrich your child's learning experiences. This is a guide about free educational materials.
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April 13, 2007 Flag

My first grader has this great reading site that he is able to go to for extra practice with reading. They have a bunch of online games and activities. They also have some downloadable pages for writing practice. I print one letter each day for my 4 year old. He loves to fill it out and color the pictures. Here is a photo of him working on "The Letter Of The Day". I recommend this website for anyone with a preschooler or beginning reader. It's fun and free.
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Jess in Portland, OR

Link: http://www.starfall.com

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September 15, 2011 Flag

I am back to school (work) and trying, not only to get the children I work with back on track, but my own grandchildren as well. Some of the kids seem to lose a lot over the summer. We just have to take the time and reel them back in. Some of the methods I mentioned in another post can help you with your child's education on a frugal front.

They have some excellent worksheets at the Dollar Tree. I suggest that you get together with other school age mothers to offset the fees of copying the sheets for multiple use. You can also ask the teacher if they could send home extra copies. I have found some excellent sites for parents to get the worksheets that they need or want, and most of them are free to print. You can also make your own worksheets (I will show you that in another post). Here is a list of some the sites I use. I hope they will be beneficial for you to use.

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I use these sites at least 75% of time to help the students that I work with. I hope some of these sites serve you well.

By Georgetta from Waterloo, IA

Editor's Note: Here is Georgetta's recent essay that she mentions at the beginning of the post.

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July 14, 2011 Flag

Whether you are a teacher, homeschooler, or interested parent, you can find lots of interesting free educational materials from the internet. My husband, the teacher, just received a whole box of materials from the National Institute for Mental Health - including stickers, workbooks, and posters. You can also find free/cheap magazine subscriptions to get your kid reading. (Sports Illustrated Jr.?) I have found most of these via this freebie website:

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There is even a freebies for teachers site out there on the net.

By pamphyila from Los Angeles, CA

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October 18, 2012 Flag

We homeschool and I am always looking for sources of free educational material. However, you don't have to be a homeschooling family to do this, just a family or individual who likes to learn!

Our state conservation department has educational materials that are perfect for children, preschoolers, and seniors. And, the best part is, they are free. They have information in both print form and online to help with tree and leaf identification, all about the fish in our state, mushroom hunting, hunting safety, soil conservation, birds of our state, and more. They also have a free monthly magazine, full of colorful photos and wonderful articles that tell all about our great state. I think that if you check with your state department of conservation, you will probably find the same things!

By April from NW, MO

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December 21, 2010 Flag

I am a new college student at Bay college in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. I am a single mother trying to obtain my LPN. I have no income. Are there any charities or organizations that can help obtaining nursing books for free? Any help is appreciated.

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December 21, 20100 found this helpful

I would see if any of your texts are available as ebooks, so you can just download them, much cheaper. You can, of course, buy last year's texts from your student book store or privately from upper class students. I used to sell off my books to make extra $ myself.

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