Homeschool Reviews

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Math

Mathletics – A complete online math curriculum that incorporates games, competitions and lots of fun.

ALEKS Math – A wonderful web-based complete math curriculum.  This review includes a link to a free one month trial of ALEKS.

Quarter Mile Math – A math drill and review racing game with over 300 topics!

GyMathtics – A 30 minute exercise DVD that incorporates math facts and concepts.

Facts First – An online math drill program with lots of games to help children master their basic math facts.

Mathscore – A complete online math program with no frills, games or extras.

Math Tutor DVD -Math concepts from basic word problems up to Physics taught on DVD with lots of sample problems.

Inchimals blocks – Open-ended, creative math play for ages 3 and up

Reading, Comprehension and Books

Beehive Reader 1 – A beautiful and well thought out beginning reader from All About Spelling.

Rocket Phonics – A complete phonics program that promises to take your child from learning the sounds to a fifth grade reading level in 2 years or less.

China resources – History read alouds for studying China.

Guardian Angel Publishing – A collection of books for children ages 0-12.

The Comprehension Zone: Rocket Rap by Bonnie Terry Learning – A game that helps with reading and listening comprehension.

Sarah’s Wish – A historical novel about the underground railway in Western Ohio.

Bertie’s War – A historical fiction about the 1960’s Cuban Missile Crisis.

Maverick Books – Hank the Cowdog – books, games and CD’s featuring Hank, head of ranch security.

History

Sonlight – A literature based history, Bible, literature curriculum.

China resources – History read alouds for studying China

A Journey Through Learning – Lapbooks and unit studies.

The Old Schoolhouse We-Ebooks – A variety of unit studies and encouraging articles for less than $2 each.

Sarah’s Wish – A historical novel about the underground railway in Western Ohio.

Amazing Bible Timeline – A circular timeline of all history.

America’s Heritage: An Adventure in Liberty – A free resource of supplemental lesson plans designed for use in the public schools.

A Young Scholar’s Guide to Composers – An excellent multi-level composers study that incorporates listening, timeline and map work.

The Mystery of History – A history program that focuses on God’s providence in guiding cultures over time.

Hands-On Learning

A Journey Through Learning – Lapbooks and unit studies.

Web Design for Kids…and Curious Grownups

Educaching – A GPS based curriculum for teachers.

KinderBach – A beginning piano program for young children

Artistic Pursuits – A full art curriculum that includes art instruction as well as art history and appreciation.

Sue Gregg Cooking – A high school level healthy cooking course that covers whole foods cooking and whole grains baking.

Science

Nutrition 101: Choose Life – A complete multi-level nutrition program.

A Journey Through Learning – Lapbooks and unit studies.

The Old Schoolhouse We-Ebooks – A variety of unit studies and encouraging articles for less than $2 each.

Nature Friend Magazine – A nature magazine that includes art lessons, science experiments, writing instruction and photography helps.

Homeschool Helps

Curriculum Advice by Victoria Botkin – A set of two CDs with loads of practical advice and encouragement for the beginner or veteran homeschooler.

The Old Schoolhouse We-Ebooks – A variety of unit studies and encouraging articles for less than $2 each.

StudyPod – A versatile, portable book holder.

Sue Patrick’s Workbox System – A system to structure and organize your school day.  Adaptable for use with all curriculum.

Abcteach Membership – A website with over 35,000 down loadable worksheets, activities and ideas.  Resources for all subjects.

Dollar Homeschool – A compilation of many PDF files of classic texts used in American education at the turn of the century.

Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling – A resource book for homeschoolers.

Writing, Spelling and Vocabulary

All About Spelling – A complete spelling program that teaches your children the “why” of spelling.

SpellQuizzer – A supplement for  any spelling program allows students to review and be tested independently.

Roots and Fruits – A multi-level vocabulary program.

Write with the Best – Vol. 1 – A basic, multi-level writing program for grades 3-12.

My Access! – An online writing curriculum.

AVKO Membership –  A collection of resources for teaching reading and spelling.

Presidential Penmanship – Italic Style – Famous presidential quotes to use for copy work. Grade 1-Sr. High

Other Subjects

A Young Scholar’s Guide to Composers – An excellent multi-level composers study that incorporates listening, timeline and map work.

Web Design for Kids…and Curious Grownups

Tektoma – Online tutorials that teach how to create your own computer games using Game Makers free software.

Maestro Classics – Classic stories set to original music on CD.

Jean Welles Worship Guitar – A DVD series that teaches children or adults to play worship songs on the guitar.

KinderBach – A beginning piano program for young students.

Keyboarding for Christian Schools – A complete typing program for elementary and/or Jr and Sr. High

Artistic Pursuits – A full art curriculum that includes art instruction as well as art history and appreciation.

Sue Gregg Cooking – A high school level healthy cooking course that covers whole foods cooking and whole grains baking.

Bible

Grapevine Studies – Bible Study Curriculum

Amazing Bible Timeline – A  circular timeline of all history.

Jamie Soles Music – Cd’s to aid in memorization and encourage familiarity with many Biblical stories and truths.

Family Products

Pioneer Pastimes – Hand-crafted wood toys

Sense and Sensibility Patterns – Patterns and online sewing classes

Jamie Soles Music – Cd’s to aid in memorization and encourage familiarity with many Biblical stories and truths.

Skin Free – All natural, zero toxicity soap, moisturizer and other skin care products.

StudyPod – A versatile portable book holder.

Nature Friend Magazine – A nature magazine that includes art lessons, science experiments, writing instruction and photography helps.

Virginia Soaps and Scents – Handmade, all-natural soaps, laundry soap, shampoo bar and more.

Jean Welles Worship Guitar – A DVD series that teaches children or adults to play worship songs on the guitar.

One Million Arrows – A book that shares a vision for families to change the world.

ERGObaby Carrier – One of my ‘necessary’  items for baby and one of my favorite ways to wear our babies.

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