Before you know it you'll be looking up stuffing recipes and making
Chanukah and Christmas lists. To help you with the latter, we've
created our annual Gift Guide. We've included wonderful
products you might want to share with your family and friends – or
use yourself to begin the new year with a bang.
put these exceptional resources into categories and listed
alphabetically – to make your browsing an easy and enjoyable
2B Totally Literate
This Christmas give your family a super fun and an extremely
efficacious gift that will last for years with benefits
redounding throughout a lifetime. 2B teaches perspicacious
children how to read (decode via phonics), to comprehend
(glean implied meanings) while simultaneously building a
prodigious vocabulary, cultivating printing & cursive
skills, and imparting spelling know
Help your child fall in love
with writing! Through Brave Writer's user-friendly materials
and award-winning online classes, you'll grow into a
competent writing coach, calm your anxious writers, and
nourish your aspiring authors. What a super way to start
A smart and fun way to help kids
track their reading minutes. Each bookmark and booklight
includes a time of day clock, countdown session timer with
alarm, and cumulative timer storing up to 100 hours. What a
great Chanukah present or stocking stuffer!
Vocabulary Card Sets from
Mentoring Minds help students build the academic vocabulary
necessary to succeed with grade-level curricula. Each set
contains essential content vocabulary terms based on
grade-level standards and graphics to engage visual
learners. Perfect for holiday lessons or 2018!
Give the gift of reading! Up-Words® Reading is a
comprehensive, research-based, 4-level reading program
complete with everything necessary to teach every child to
read – including literacy-rich activities to strengthen
phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, sight words, and
Help de-stress someone's
homeschooling for 2018. Give the gift of an All-in-One
Writing Curriculum! Discover how easy homeschool writing
instruction can be with certified teachers who handle the
lesson planning, instruction, feedback, and assessment.
Homeschoolers simply log in and build writing skills!
Meet your child's educational needs with customizable gameplay! Boost student
success by practicing vocabulary, spelling, phonics, and writing. Only ten minutes of
daily independent practice has proven effective in increasing vocabulary retention and
A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation
Navigate Today's World
Christians, especially parents,
feel the pressure from the culture. Are we losing the battle
for the hearts and minds of our kids? A Practical Guide
to Culture offers brief but powerful readings on the
most pressing issues our kids face today.
Gift this fantasy Christian
trilogy: "The Parables of Ancient Earth", wherein twins
travel an other-world battling Eri, the evil pterodactyl who
obstructs the high callings of a "mythical" giant white
bird, the High Seraph. Perfect for kids ages twelve and up.
Barbour Publishing, Inc.
Perfect for fans of "I
Survived," this new adventure series, IMAGINE, brings the
Bible to life for today's kids as they ponder what it would
be like to live through monumental Biblical events. Plus,
check out Barbour's
Christmas themed books
– kids' books, cook books, fiction, and more!
Over forty years ago, two
teachers wanted to bring fun and creativity into the
classroom. Patti Carson and Janet Dellosa made it their
mission to create methods and materials that weren't only
educational, but also engaging for students. Over the years,
Carson-Dellosa Publishing has expanded their
product offering to meet the needs of children in the
classroom, at home, and in all the places in-between where
learning happens. Check out their holiday offerings
These timeless stories of
Corrie ten Boom and Brother Andrew have awed millions. Now
their powerful stories are specially written for ages 9–12,
complete with riveting illustrations. Let the faith of these
heroes inspire the young readers in your life.
Dibbers and Doodads
Hope comes to us in many
shapes and sizes. Sometimes when we have a problem so big it
seems we cannot overcome it, miracles happen. Dibbers and
Doodads is an adventure in hope. For ages 5-15. Written by
Karon McGaha, this short story can be found on Smashwords,
under the categories of Fiction => Children's books => and
Religious/Christian/Values & Virtues. Also available in hard
Barnes & Noble.
Gregory Howard Gebhart Inc.
Choose from a variety of
Chemistry game books,
Chemistry Helper book,
Selected King James Bible Verses,
and more. Great for curriculum or gift giving.
Homeschooling Only One
Homeschooling only one
student? New to homeschooling, no matter family size?
Donna shares her own journey from start through "9th grade,"
including her curricula choices and different styles of
homeschooling. A perfect gift for a new homeschooler on your
Leap/Little Red Tree Publishing
is the story of a young girl's "leap" from her mountaintop
kingdom into the world of imagination. Her adventure results
in both delight and insight. The story is written in playful
rhyming couplets. There are free, coordinated learning tools
available from the publisher.
The Adventurous Mailbox
Imagine a mysterious,
personalized package from abroad sitting under the tree,
full of captivating adventure books and a "top-secret" code
for hours of online learning and fun.
include access to 100s of engaging lessons. Use coupon code
HH2017 for 20% off any purchase!
Experience online holiday
shopping from the comfort of your home. 4knowledge-4fun.com
is an online educational materials and toy store that
believes learning should be fun - and while having fun you
can learn something too! Purchase
books, toys by
made in the U.S.A.,
plus so much more.
Give the gift of learning
with Teach My! Screen-free, Teach My has award winning
learning kits, sets and toys to give your mini scholar a
head start this holiday season. Visit
YGrowUp brings you
educational children toys for ages 6 months to 6 years.
Parents have the opportunity to shop online for
and to shop by
Also, check out their
Ministries 4 Kids
"Let Christ's word with all
its wisdom and richness live in you. Use psalms, hymns and
spiritual songs to teach and instruct yourselves about God's
kindness. Sing to God in your hearts" (from God's Word
Translation). As the theme verse for Godstruck Ministries 4
Kids, Colossians 3:16 speaks to the heart and soul of why
this ministry exists. Their mission is to help children
share God's Word and principles in their hearts through His
wonderful gift of music.
Give the gift of music with
Hoffman Academy! HoffmanAcademy.com has effective, fun piano
lessons available online. Free, engaging videos guide
students through a complete music education. Subscribe and
have access to printable materials, mp3s, games, and daily
HUE Animation Studio contains
everything that a budding animator needs to create stop
motion animation videos. For use at home, this is a creative
and educational pastime that can be enjoyed by the whole
family. Sounds like fun to us!
Songs for Teaching
Thousands of children's songs, lyrics, musical plays, and teaching suggestions organized by educational topic including language arts, math, science, social studies, foreign languages and more! Also check out their radio apps available on Google Play and the App Store.
The Animation Course
Chad Stewart, former Disney
animator and homeschool Dad, offers 12 week LIVE - online
animation and drawing courses for 11-18 year olds. Classes
are 1-hour long and include personal video reviews! Class Fee
~ $300. Give your kids a course they'll truly love in the
Adventures of Rush Revere
The #1 New York Times
Bestselling Adventures of Rush Revere book series by Rush
and Kathryn Adams Limbaugh takes readers back in time to
experience American history in an accurate, fun, and
History and reading – great
for the holidays! Beebliome e-books offer well-told stories,
often about a fictional teen involved with historically
interesting people. The stories are accurately portrayed,
giving readers a fun way to learn about history and cultures
through the ages. Plus, check out their
Children's Collection of books.
Round World Products, Inc
Give the gift of
geography this holiday season. Round World Products offers
Wall Charts with Interactive Apps, and MORE!
Sarah and David, LLC - Read
Using a step-by-step
approach, lots of activities and free audio support,
students learn to read and write Hebrew. Parents can learn
alongside their children! Provides an excellent foundation
for Biblical or Modern Hebrew. You can preview the books at
7 Generation Games
Imagine your kids saying
"Please, just five more minutes!" when it came to learning
math. 7 Generation Games combines math, history and
adventure gaming to create educational video games kids ask
Little Thinker Adventures
Little Thinker Adventures are
a series of hour-long audio adventures on a variety of
topics: Desert, Sea, Outer Space, Music, Manners and Morals
and many more. Kids listen and draw what they imagine is
Magical Microbes /MudWatt
Did you know you can generate
electricity from soil in your backyard!? Did you know you
can inflate gloves using the power of yeast!? Magical
Microbes STEM kits offer one-of-a-kind experiences that
feature the extraordinary abilities of micro-organisms!
Use the promocode "HOMESCHOOL" for 25% Off! What great
This Christmas, give the gift that's so much FUN, your kids won't even realize their learning! Robots.Education offers a wide range of robotics, programming and educational toys for children (and adults) of all ages and skills - delivered in time to bring Christmas joy.
is an early elementary science program that delivers digital
and real-world science experiences while building literacy,
math, and engineering skills. Interactive and inquiry-based,
Science4Us appeals to young learners and provides a solid
foundation upon which a deep understanding and interest in
science can be built.
The 3Doodler Start is the
world's first 3D printing pen and an inspirational learning
aid for students,
with free lesson plans online. Bringing STEM subjects to life in 3D, the
Start's safety features and ease-of-use maximize learning,
creativity, and fun. Makes an ideal Chanukah or Christmas
Explore Local Box
Explore Local Box lets you explore local products and food from around the USA. Each month a new city is explored and a wonderful box is delivered right to your door. Fun facts about the city and a small toy or book makes it a great learning experience for your kids. How fun! - an experience the whole family can enjoy!
Great Homeschool Conventions
Great Homeschool Conventions
family tickets are the perfect gift for that friend or
family you know who is curious about homeschooling, new to
homeschooling, or has been homeschooling for many years!
They will have access to hundreds of workshops presented by
amazing speakers, a huge homeschool resource and curriculum
exhibit hall, and special events (additional ticket
Use coupon code hsconnect-gift-2017 for $5 off of family or
individual tickets. Offer good through January 15th. New
registrations only, cannot be combined with any other
offers, no refund
Enjoy a fun and educational
activity with your kids making fresh homemade cheeses in
less than an hour with Urban Cheesecraft. The kits include
everything you need. Just add milk or pick your base for
dairy-free cheeses. Make life delicious! And have FUN this
fun-shaped portable vibrating cushions offer a gentle
sensation when they are squeezed or sat on, relaxing,
calming and soothing the body. Senseez eases the senses!
eTAP will increase your
homeschooling success with an affordable and comprehensive
online learning program. A
is provided. Low pricing includes one fee for use by all
your students. All grades and subjects, plus test prep for
college entrance exams are included.
JumpStart Games Inc.
JumpStart Games offers
learning-based games for kids. Since 1991, JumpStart Games
has set the standard in kids' educational games by making
learning epically fun through producing creative,
educational mobile and multiplayer online games. Perfect now
– perfect for 2018!
Time4Learning is an
award-winning, online curriculum for PreK through 12th grade
covering math, language arts, science, and social studies.
With no strict schedules and student-paced learning, you can
start homeschooling your way this season!
College Prep Genius
Free college can happen to
you! 85% of colleges admit and give scholarships solely
based on test scores. College Prep Genius teaches students
how to ace tests like the SAT/ACT/PSAT/CLT. These are logic
tests with recurring patterns and they are beatable. Their
award-winning program is an elective and mom-friendly.
Junior Manners Company
JMC offers courses in manners
and social skills critical to your child's success. Their
fun, interactive and affordable classes help youth from
3rd-12th grade develop a higher level of social skill and
civility. Perfect for the upcoming holidays and 2018!
Tie Buddies by Widget Works,
Tying your shoes is a small
but essential skill, one you use for the rest of your life.
Help your little one learn faster with Tie Buddies®. These
cute, kid-friendly devices act as easy pull-tabs for small
hands, taking messy loops out of the equation. The happy
characters make a game of it, resulting in a strong knot and
even stronger recall. A fun Chanukah or Christmas present.
Enlightium Academy is a
top-rated, affordable, accredited, online K-12 Christian
private school. Their caring teachers individually teach
students from a Biblical worldview through personalized,
world-class curriculum, including honors, AP, and Dual
Enrollment classes. Enroll risk-free.
Excel High School
Excel High School offers
accredited, online high school programs for high school age
students and adult learners. 100% online and self-paced
courses. You can enroll anytime – now, or in 2018.
Howard-Rumph Academy is a
private virtual school with accredited and bible-based
curriculum for grades 3 to 12. They offer homeschool
courses, diploma programs, academic transcripts, and
attendance reporting, etc. You can register today at 678-741-5329
or email questions to
Happy holidays from Oak Meadow!
Ready to embark on a new educational path in 2018? Discover
heart-centered learning with their quality, adaptable
homeschooling curriculum for K-12. Join their
and get details about their Thanksgiving curriculum sale
and December enrollment special.
Virtual Schools of Excellence
Accredited, NCAA approved, private virtual school which offers 300+ classes including: AP, Honors, Credit Recovery, Career & Technical, World Languages and more. Offering full time or single class enrollment in Virtual Schools of Excellence, Catholic Virtual or Christian Virtual. You can enroll anytime.