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And here’s the lineup of freebies for May 23 – May 28, 2011:
Monday, May 23rd
37 WAYS TO PREPARE FOR COLLEGE (PDF ebook)
A great year-by-year roadmap of “to do” items and goals that can easily be accomplished during your students’ high school years to make their transition to college much easier and cheaper. It also shows you how to start earning college credit while still doing high school work, how to beef up your ”resume”, how to get ready for the college entrance tests, how to find financial aid, and much much more. While this was written for a general audience instead of specifically for homeschoolers, the advice presented here is invaluable for ALL students planning to attend college and can be especially useful for creative homeschoolers who are working toward that goal. Great practical advice!
Tuesday, May 24th
ATOMS & MOLECULES Unit Study by Susan Kilbride (PDF ebook)
Today we feature this excellent, activity-filled unit study on atoms and molecules for students ages 8 – 13, from the book Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Teachers. Susan says of book: “If you are a homeschooler or teacher who is looking for fun ideas on how to teach science, then this book is for you! Its hands-on approach is designed to capture student’s interest and promote a love of science and learning.”
Wednesday, May 25th
NATURE “HOW TO’S”
Great collection of fully illustrated step-by-step tutorials & instructions on how to do lots of popular outdoor activities, including cooking, woodworking, navigating by map and compass, making historic crafts and preserving flowers and leaves.
Thursday, May 26th
PRACTICAL THINGS WITH SIMPLE TOOLS (PDF ebook)
How about some neat old fashioned ”kid stuff” projects your kids can build this summer? This classic book includes instructions on making: Tool boxes, kites, doll houses & furniture, stilts, water wheels, slings, optical toys, bow & arrows, wagons, flying machines, wigwams, camp seats, paper boxes, bookshelves, picture frames, scooters and more! If that sounds fun & educational to you, then your creative & handy kids will need this classic “how to” book.
Friday, May 27th
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR SUMMER BREAK: Homeschool Families Share their Best Ideas and Tips (PDF ebook)
Back by popular demand! Are you thinking about taking a short/medium/long break from homeschooling during the upcoming summer months? Or are you not sure how to juggle your summer plans with your homeschooling? If so, you NEED this collection! We surveyed over 250 homeschool families to find out their own “summer break” experiences: How long a break they normally take… what they like (and dislike) most about “summer vacation”… their very favorite summertime learning activities… AND their best tips and advice to YOU for keeping the learning going all summer long. The result is this compilation full of practical, “real life” advice that any homeschool family will find both helpful and inspirational. DON’T MISS IT!
Remember, you can get each of these resources on their respective days this week at: http://www.HomeschoolFreebieOfTheDay.com