Monday, February 16, 2009

Homeschool Freebies

First things first: Go over to PlainJane's and wish her a very happy birthday today! 

Second,  look at the great resources Jim Erskine is giving away this week at Homeschool Freebie of the Day (below).  Click on the link to join his email list for a free daily homeschooling resource.

Monday, Feb 16th:
Great President's Day Resource Links! (links)

Want to make the most of President's Day? Check out these
Lesson Plans, virtual tours, poetry & the actual papers
of presidents Washington & Lincoln!

Tuesday, Feb 17th: 
A Chinese Wonder Book (PDF ebook)

This fascinating collection of Chinese stories and legends,
edited by Maggie Hogan of Bright Ideas Press, is a great
literature-based introduction to the rich history and
culture of China. Includes a read-aloud guide.

Wednesday, Feb 18th:
"Harriet Tubman & the Railway to Freedom" (MP3 audio)

A classic old time radio dramatization of the story of
Harriet Tubman and the activities of
the "underground railroad" during slave years.

Thursday, Feb 19th:
Blessed Is The Man: High School Unit Study Sampler (PDF ebook)

"Blessed is the Man" is a wonderful High School Unit Study
geared to Christian young men, and based on Psalm 1.
Today's resource is this extensive 74 page preview
of the complete four year curriculum - normally $10 on the
publisher's website - but yours to download today!
If you have growing boys in your household, DON'T MISS THIS!

Friday, Feb 20th:
Creatively Simple: How to Make Butter in the Blender (PDF ebook)

Learning to make butter is something everyone should do at least once.
This simple ebook by Penny Raine can teach you how, using items you
probably already have in your kitchen. Detailed instructions and lots of

And then, after you do that, pour yourself a cup of hot cocoa and grab a couple of chocolate chippers.  It's a chilly one today.  Brrr.

1 comment:

  1. I thought nobody was reading my More Books Mondays posts! : ) I'm glad you and your children have enjoyed the Whelan book. Have you read Hattie Big Sky? If not, it's a must read. It's by Kirby Larson. I am hosting an interview with her later in February (Feb. 27, I believe). The book was a Newbery Award winner back a few years ago. You can read my review of it here-->

    I'm hoping to read a few lighter things (maybe some YA Or JF stuff) in March after I (hopefully) finish Les Miserables, and of course, I will review what I read! ; )

    Thanks again for posting!

    Amy @ Hope Is the Word


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