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Free Homeschooling Resources

Homeschoolers today have an advantage over the homeschooling pioneers of the early 1980's. When I started homeschooling in 1984, we were pretty much on our own. Today we have the internet! It is truly amazing how many FREE resources are available for homeschoolers. While no one can possibly list all the free resources available to homeschoolers, I'll list a few of my favorites:

Act!vated Storytellers

The Act!vated Storytellers present educational theatrical shows for students and their families for library reading programs, theatres and wherever children and their families gather. [Tour Schedule]

Amazon Store: New and Used Books, Videos, Games and Cassettes

Some of the items were used in our homeschooling, some are new, and some we've picked up along the way. Check it out. You will find something for everyone.

Answers in Genesis

Free online games and printables for kids including mazes, word puzzles, crafts, coloring, quizzes, and so much more.

Bright Kids at Home

Bright Kids at Home, a place for families who want to homeschool for academic reasons or who are already homeschooling gifted and talented students. You will find ideas about how to take your homeschool on the road. You'll meet Daphne the Science Guinea Pig! We love Math & Science!

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Budget Home$chool

If you have ever said, "I'd love to be able to homeschool but I just can't afford it." Look no further. The Internet provides everything you need, complete with study guides, lesson plans, forms, helpful advice and lots of fun learning tools. Budget Homeschool can show you how. Paint, crayons and paper supplies not included.

California Directory of Charter Schools

Prospective homeschoolers often need help transitioning from public school to independent status. Still others have family legal issues, which prevent them from pulling their children from school. It is for you that Homefires provides this one of a kind listing.

The Curriculum Corner

The Curriculum Corner is designed to help educators find creative yet meaningful resources that weave the Common Core State Standards (if you do CC) into their curriculum. The best part for teachers is that everything is free!

Donna Young's Printables and Resources

One of the first free online homeschool resource sites. This website contains lesson planners, school calendars, household planners, printables in various subjects, and planning tips for homeschoolers.

Free Math Worksheets from LocalHS!

These addition and subtraction worksheet generators allow you to choose the parameters and create worksheets on the fly. Why struggle to figure out the answers to the worksheets you've created? We've made it simple. Just one click and the answers are provided.

Freedom of Education

Freedom of education means education free from government establishment, oversight, restriction, registration, assessment, standards, and funding. Government funding guarantees government control. And under government control, there can no more be freedom of education than there can be freedom of religion. Learn why...

Homefires - The Journal of Home Schooling

Homefires is here to help you build a foundational, nurturing environment for your children so that they grow into independent, capable adults. Homefires provides hundreds of free articles on homeschooling, curriculum implementation, parenting skills, field trips, educational games and fun family activities.

Get Homeschool Apparel

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The Homeschool Encouragement Center

A safe haven for Christian homeschooling parents to come for guidance, encouragement, practical suggestions, prayer needs, and daily fellowship. The Encouragement Center is open 7 days a week at all hours of the day! Come and enjoy fellowship with other Christian homeschooling parents.

Homeschooling Is Legal - More Information about HSLDA

Have you learned all you need to know before deciding whether to join? HSLDA's actions on federal, state and local levels have raised questions about the organization's direction, and whether it has strayed too far to offer any genuine protection or benefit to homeschoolers.

Celebrate your Homeschool Graduate

Gifts for the Graduate

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Khan Academy

Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, science, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, test preparation and more.

Kidjacked: When They Come After You!

15 Helpful Tips on how to protect your family. Homeschoolers are fortunate that the mere act of homeschooling is no longer cause for a child abuse investigation. However, it never hurts to be prepared for such an emergency. Knowing what to do and not to do is crucial.

Leaping From The Box!

Articles and resources to assist homeschoolers, home educators, unschoolers and independent learners who desire to move beyond the "cookie-cutter" box mentality in their homeschooling or unschooling journey. Ideas and materials for independent learners along with tips for using textbooks (curriculum), community resources & online information.

Learning Abled Kids

Is your child struggling with academics? Learning Abled Kids is a support site designed to provide curriculum resources, and tools to help you teach your child. You'll find many reading disabilities, dyslexia, ADD, ADHD and curriculum resources.

Life Without School

Life Without School Publications is an on-line publication and blogging community. We live our lives with out school. For some, Life Without School begins as a conscientious choice that is whole-heartedly embraced. For others, it begins as a quest for second chances and new opportunity.

Local Homeschool Support Groups

LocalHS provides a free database of local homeschool support groups in the U.S. This searchable database lists each support group geographically by state and county. Homeschooling groups can self-enter their group information in the form provided. Find homeschooling resources, links and articles.

Military Homeschooling FAQ

If you are serving in the U.S. military, homeschooling can be a real challenge. We have provided information on the DoD Homeschooling Policy and information. Additional links have been provided for your convenience.

The National Academy for Child Development (NACD)

NACD designs home educational and therapeutic programs for disabled individuals, such as: Learning Disabled, Dyslexic, ADD, ADHD, Hyperactive, Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Tourettes, Rhetts, PDD, Autism and Cerebral Palsy.

National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network (NATHHAN)

Equipping parents to raise their children with special needs or disabilities confidently. Encouraging homeschooling families with special needs children, in ways that glorify the Lord Jesus Christ.

The National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI)

The National Home Education Research Institute tracks and analyzes home education in its many forms, internationally. NHERI's forte is in the realm of research, statistics, technical reports, data, facts, demographics, the academic world, and consulting.


Reviews of movies, videos and books of interest to homeschoolers.

Single Parent Homeschool

A ministry equipping and encouraging single parents to homeschool. Single homeschooling mom, Maggieraye will provide a monthly note of encouragement with ideas to equip you as you consider homeschooling or assist you in your homeschooling journey.

Socialization: Rules vs. Respect

The acquisition of social codes is what many people have in mind when they ask, "What about Socialization?" But are any of these sets of rules prerequisites for socially successful adulthood? Or childhood, for that matter?

What's New for Homeschoolers?

What's New for Homeschoolers is a service of Reliable providing interesting new articles, links and information to new and veteran homeschoolers alike. There is always something new going on, so be sure to check back often.

Note: Parents considering homeschooling should research the laws in their home state for themselves or contact their statewide homeschooling organization for more information. Do not depend on your State Department of Education to provide accurate homeschool information.

Last Updated December 26, 2019

Carschooling by Diane Flynn Keith

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