Scoops #6


Dear Homeschooler: Here’s the scoop!


First 7 Giveaway: Dear Homeschooler will be having a giveaway the first week of every month, starting September 1st. The giveaway will be posted on the last of the previous month, opening at 12:15 AM on the first of the month and closing 11:59 PM on the 7th day of the month. Stay tuned to see what exciting things can be won!

Facebook Party with Usborne Books: Dear Homeschooler will be hosting its first Facebook party. Stay tuned for more information!


Links to Free Resources

The Curiosity Files Bundle. Here

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be… Bundle. Here.

Bloom’s Taxonomy: A simple roadmap to learning. Free posters

Free Fall Alphabet Pack. Here.

Virtual Dissections Online. Here.

Resource Room: free downloads, links to free products, great products, etc. 


Bargains, Discounts, & Great Deals

Educents : use FLASH10 for an extra 10% off through Monday, August 31. Here are some of the great deals:

  • Big Books (History, Earth & Sky) $19.99 $13.99
  • Wars Around the World Lapbooks $55.00 $12.99
  • Violin Starter Kid $149.99 $99.99
  • Exploring the Body Lapbook Bundle $30.00 $7.50
  • Zoobooks $29.99 $19.99

35% off Bethleham books


Great Ideas

DIY Flubber. Here.

6 fun and easy engineering projects for kids. Here.

Wild Animal Story Stones. Here.

Make an erupting volcano cake. Here.


Articles and Interesting Reads/Views

Boston Magazine: Homeschool Got Me Into Harvard. Here.

10 Homeschool Dos and Don’ts. Here.

First Day of School Revelations. Here.

Share Back-to-School Pictures. Here.



imageShare your student’s learning triumphs. Recognize them by giving them ‘snaps’ or praise. Inspire others. 

Click on the Snaps! icon to:

  • Encourage other students by liking their story and leaving encouraging comments.
  • Recognize your student’s hard work by  submitting their story and sharing with friends and family.



Dear Jennifer


  • Is your student having a challenging time acquiring a certain skill?
  • Do you meet with resistance during a particular subject?
  • Do you need some help brainstorming a solution to a particular issue?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, ask a certified teacher. Click on the ‘Dear Jennifer’ icon. Write me, and I will help you generate some ideas to support your struggling learner.




Link Ups

Check out these Link-Ups and Blog Hops for hundreds of resourceful links!






Weekly Wrap-Up
I Choose Joy!
The Jenny Evolution


Hearts for Home Blog Hop

What Joy Is Mine


Mom's Morning Coffee
Little by Little
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