Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Homeschool Resource: Homeschool Freebie of the Day

Here is a site I check regularly:
www.homeschoolfreebie.wholesomechildhood.com.
The Erskine family relishes in presenting a variety of materials via download - curriculum samplers, electronic copies of old books, radio dramatizations, coloring pages, homeschool how-to's - you never know what you will see next. This week's offerings are typical:
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
pictures.

You can get all of these on their respective days at

www.HomeschoolFreebieOfTheDay.com
Check it out!

2 comments:

ScienceGeek said...

Thanks for this wonderful addition to my resource list! I wish I'd seen it earlier (for some reason, I'm no longer getting your blog posts sent to my email). We're studying China, and I would have loved the freebies from that day. Did you, by chance, download that day's freebie and can send it to me? How about the Harriet Tubman freebie (we studied her in a unit study earlier in the year).

I was able to sign up on their website, and now I'll be able to get a preview of the freebies in advance.

Thanks again for posting this!

K-Sue said...

I did get the China stories, but not Harriet Tubman. I'll get it to you.

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