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freeappfriday

SmartApps for Kids has FREE app Friday with a new list of FREE apps to download every Friday!  Most of the free apps are only free until 10pm cst on Friday!  Hurry and check out FREE app Friday for January 23rd here. Snag FREE iTunes Apps for Kids from Smart Apps for Kids, including a Minecraft …

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valentinesdaybooksforkids

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Here’s a list of Valentine’s Day books for kids. You might want to add one or two of these to your home library. A lot of these books feature characters your kids are probably already familiar with. We love when our favorite characters like Curious George, Llama Llama, …

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freefoodweb

Educents has some freebies to download! Here’s a new one.  Mosa Mack Science Food Web Lesson Plan. Engaging and interactive lesson in which students design their own food web to show feeding relationships between the organisms in an environment.  Ages 5-9 And these are still available too: At-Home Gratitude Curriculum – free through 1/20 Explore the meaning of gratitude …

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Educents: Apologia General Science Lapbook Journal & Vocab Cards $6.99

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 18, 2015 · 0 comments

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Educents has the Apologia General Science Lapbook Journal and Vocabulary Flash Cards for just $6.99!  (Plus, if you’re NOT a member, then sign up below for a free $10 credit!  See bottom of the post.  Then you could get this great Apologia resource for FREE and still have some credit leftover to use!) What is included? This …

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Educents: MLK Jr. Downloadable Resources – as low as FREE

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 18, 2015 · 0 comments

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mlkunit

If you’re a homeschooling parent who suddenly just realized there is a holiday tomorrow and you forgot to turn it into a teachable moment (not that I’m talking about myself or anything) then Educents has you covered! Download the MLK Jr. Literacy Mini Unit for just $1.99! This product is great for teaching the history of Martin …

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frozenfreeactivitypack

It’s BACK!  Don’t miss this FREE Frozen-themed ABC Fun Pack from Frugal Homeschool Family! Your little ones will love practicing their alphabet with the Frozen characters! Attention all teachers and fellow homeschooling families!    New users can head over to Educents.com, a daily deal site featuring educational material, and sign up to receive a FREE $10 gift …

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leapreadersolarsystem

I got this Solar System discovery set for Bug for Christmas at a super deal (70% off) and he absolutely loves it!  Currently, it’s 40% off – I admit, not as good as 70% but it may be awhile before we see it at that price again!  If your kids got a LeapReader for Christmas …

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colorbycodeaddsub

Educents has some freebies to download!  I got the Economics one because we’re about to cover that in Bug’s Social Studies lessons right now!  I love when I can find something useful… for FREE! Kids’ Economic Mini-Unit Freebie – free for one more day! Grab this fun, free Economics unit for your elementary kids. Build a town …

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Why Do I Homeschool? My Reasons for Choosing Home Education

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 7, 2015 · 0 comments

in A Day in my Life,All,homeschooling

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  I had a post on my reasons for choosing homeschool.  I spent hours last summer working on it.  I pinned it on Pinterest.  I linked to from my main page.  People commented on it, shared it. And then one day, it was gone.  Just gone.  Like the internet ate my post.  Or more accurately, WordPress ate …

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FREE Color By Code Add & Subtract to 15 printable worksheet

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 7, 2015 · 0 comments

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colorbycodeaddsub

  Bug loves to color and he loves to add and subtract.  I know…some days I wonder if he’s really mine…LOL! Here’s a great freebie to get from Educents!   Color By Code Freebie. A fun and colorful way for children to practice and apply skills for addition and subtraction. The equations have the sums and differences of …

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frozenfreeactivitypack

It’s BACK!  Don’t miss this FREE Frozen-themed ABC Fun Pack from Frugal Homeschool Family! Your little ones will love practicing their alphabet with the Frozen characters! Attention all teachers and fellow homeschooling families!    New users can head over to Educents.com, a daily deal site featuring educational material, and sign up to receive a FREE $10 gift …

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31 Books about Christmas for Kids of All Ages

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 15, 2014 · 0 comments

in All,Amazon.com,Books,Christmas Shopping,homeschooling

31christmasbooks

We love reading Christmas books around Christmas (and most any other time of the year!) I personally like real books I can touch but most of these titles are available for Kindle or other e-readers and you can download them instantly if you need them right now. This one is most likely our #1 pick!  The …

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frozenfreeactivitypack

Don’t miss this FREE Frozen-themed ABC Fun Pack from Frugal Homeschool Family! Your little ones will love practicing their alphabet with the Frozen characters! Attention all teachers and fellow homeschooling families!    New users can head over to Educents.com, a daily deal site featuring educational material, and sign up to receive a FREE $10 gift card to spend …

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legorental

Ok, now I’ve seen it all!  Who knew you could RENT LEGOs? Pley offers a LEGO renting service!  And for a limited time through Educents you can purchase a $50 voucher for $24.99!  That will get you THREE MONTHS of unlimited LEGO sets rentals! Why keep buying new LEGO sets when you can rent them? Known as …

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leapreadersolarsystem

I just snagged this deal for Bug to put under the Christmas tree. He is going to be SO excited! I’m excited about the deal! The LeapFrog LeapReader Interactive Solar System Discovery Set (works with Tag) is on sale for just $5.49!! (Regular price is $19.99!!!)  Bug LOVES outer space!  This is going to be so …

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Educents Sign Up Bonus: $10 Gift Card to Spend

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 17, 2014

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educents

Attention all teachers and fellow homeschooling families!    New users can head over to Educents.com, a daily deal site featuring educational material, and sign up to receive a FREE $10 gift card to spend on their site – exclusively for Saving Toward A Better Life readers!   The $10 gift card will be sent to you by email and …

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NEW Little Passports Early Explorers for Preschoolers

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 10, 2014

in All,homeschooling,kids,preschool

littlepassportspreschool

Little Passports Announces Early Explorers Subscription for Preschoolers **The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Little Passports has a wonderful new program for preschoolers, called Early Explorers. Children ages 3 to 5 can experience the joy of learning about …

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Berenstain Bears Give Thanks and Joy of Giving Kindle Editions

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 10, 2014

in All,Amazon.com,Books,homeschooling,thanksgiving

joyofgiving

I love getting books for my Kindle app. I have the Kindle app on my phone, Bug’s iPod and my tablet. We always have books with us! Here are two great ones for the upcoming Holiday seasons. I’m trying to keep things in perspective for Bug and not making it all about asking and getting. The Berenstain …

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FREE (after credit) Lego Themed Holiday Activity Printables

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 7, 2014

in All,education,homeschooling,kid activites

educents

  Ooooh, Bug is going to LOVE this for our lessons through the Holidays!  Check out this Lego Themed Holiday Activities Pack at Educents!  It’s priced at $9.99 BUT if you’re new to Educents and you sign up here you get a $10 credit!  That makes the Lego pack FREE! 151 pages of activities to print out …

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FREE Lego Themed Holiday Activities and more at Educents today

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 4, 2014

in All,education,Free,homeschooling,kid activites

educents

  Ooooh, Bug is going to LOVE this for our lessons through the Holidays!  Check out this Lego Themed Holiday Activities Pack at Educents!  It’s priced at $9.99 BUT if you’re new to Educents and you sign up here you get a $10 credit!  That makes the Lego pack FREE! Also on Educents today (that would be …

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