Scoops #8: Flags, Legos, and Magnetic Slime!


Dear Homeschooler: Here’s the scoop!


September’s First 7 Giveaway: Congratulations to Krystal from Kansas for winning the Olivia Literacy Bundle. Here’s a sneak peek at October’s First 7 Giveaway:



Facebook Party with Usborne Books: Thank you to all those who participated in our first Usborne Book Facebook Party. It was great fun! Cheri, our Usborne representative, is accepting orders through this evening (Sunday, September 13th). Order now to take advantage of these deals! If you need assistance, message Cheri here. Be sure you tell her you are ordering through Dear Homeschooler!

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Smithsonian Museum Day Live!  Free admission to museums across the country on Saturday, September 26th, 2015. Check to see if there is a participating museum near you. 


Links to Free Resources

Free Funny Fall Writing Prompts to Get Kids Writing. Here.

Free A-Z Animal Writing Pages. Here.

Learning with Lego: Unit Study and Lapbook. Here.

Free Greek and Latin Root Word Activities. Here.

Addition Strip Board. Here.


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

NEW! B00kshelf: subject-specific link-ups


Bargains, Discounts, & Great Deals

Medieval History Memory Game $14.99 $12.99

Bible And Character Bundle $61.50 $14.99

Hot Dots: Let’s Learn! Reading $29.99 $17.99


Great Ideas

30 Great American Flag Crafts. Here.

How to Make Magnetic Slime. Here

Easy Baked Pancake Muffins. Here.


Articles and Interesting Reads/Views

One Simple Way to Improve Vocabulary. Here.

6 Tools to Determine Your Kids’ learning Styles. Here

Bloom’s Taxonomy: A Simple Roadmap to Learning. Here

Science Proves Reading to Kids Really Does Change Their Brains. Here.

Curriculum Checklist. Here.



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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

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One Comment

  1. Thanks so much for sharing my free fall writing prompts. What a great website!

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