Cool Sites For Homeschoolers – October 9, 2013

Posted on Oct 5 2013 in Cool Sites by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Christian Alternative to Facebook
3.2 Thrifty Ideas: The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year
3.3 Toddler and Preschool: Toddler Bucket List
3.4 Math: Homeschool Math
3.5 Family Fun: Fall Foliage in Virginia
3.6 Sewing: Burp Cloth Tutorial
3.7 English: Free Notebooking Pages Resource Center
3.8 Multi-Subject: More than 200 Flashcard Sets!
3.9 Homeschooling: Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

 

3.1 Christian Resources: Christian Alternative to Facebook

If you use social media you may have noticed a problem–well, okay, several problems–with Facebook, including their shutting down conservative sites or otherwise censoring conservative speech (writing). MyWorldviewPage.com is the answer provided by Brannon Howse and Worldview Weekend.com. It describes itself as, “a social media site for those who embrace a Christian worldview.” Read more in the short article.

www.worldviewweekend.com/news/article/social-media-site-those-embrace-christian-worldview

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3.2 Thrifty Ideas: The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

Lifehacker offers their guide to the best time of year to purchase specific types of merchandise less expensively, from computer monitors to carpet.

http://lifehacker.com/5973864/the-best-time-to-buy-anything-during-the-year

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3.3 Toddler and Preschool: Toddler Bucket List

Find “25 Super Simple Activities: Bucket List for the Toddler Years” with loads of ways to occupy a kidlet while you teach. They’re also fantastic fun ways to spend time with junior.

http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/29432/25-super

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3.4 Math: Homeschool Math

Get free worksheets, lessons, instructional videos, games, and more at this math site designed for homeschoolers.

www.homeschoolmath.net

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3.5 Family Fun: Fall Foliage in Virginia

Find information on fall foliage tours, apple picking, and fall festivals. Virginia is blessed by four seasons–don’t miss this one! (Note: The Shenandoah National Park is temporarily closed due to the government shutdown.)

www.virginia.org/enewsletters/fall/9252013

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3.6 Sewing: Burp Cloth Tutorial

This “Cloth Diaper to Burp Cloth Tutorial” is a good way to teach a new sewer–or Mom–more about sewing. Use it yourself or make a neat, homemade baby gift.

www.thehappyscraps.com/2013/05/cloth-diaper-to-burp-cloth-tutorial.html

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3.7 English: Free Notebooking Pages Resource Center

Whether you use notebooking as a homeschooling style or not, students will appreciate attractive papers on which to do assignments or copywork. Grandparents will be thrilled to get examples of current work on nice paper too. The Notebooking Pages website has a good selection of free pages that are always available and has special freebies for those who subscribe to their newsletter.

http://notebookingpages.com/free-resource-center

By the way, if you are unfamiliar with “notebooking,” check out the information from the Homeschool Mom and Notebooking Pages. There are more sites listed and an Internet search will turn up others.

www.thehomeschoolmom.com/teacherslounge/notebooking.php

http://notebookingpages.com/notebooking

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3.8 Multi-Subject: More than 200 Flashcard Sets!

Choose from 234 different sets of free printable flashcards that may help your students study. Virtually all subject areas are included from common ones within math and music, states and grammar, to beginning words and more. Some of the unusual topics include Morse code, semaphore flags, and dental anatomy (find these by clicking on “Miscellaneous flash cards” in the left sidebar).

www.printableflashcards.net

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3.9 Homeschooling: Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

The brand new Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network has free audio files to download or listen to live. Dads will enjoy it too. The site owners quip, “Poke a few sticks at the conventional and remind people constantly about the freedom to be found in the Gospel, while discussing what it means to ‘Homeschool in Real Life.’”

http://hsbapost.com/2013/09/20/ultimate-homeschool-radio-network

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