The Ultimate List of Homeschool Holiday Deals 2017


1. Christian Book Distributors

Save On Homeschool Curriculum, Workbooks, Living Books!
Shop the Black Friday Tag Sale at Christian Book! Homeschool curriculum, workbooks, living books, and resources for all styles and methods of homeschooling. Discover the homeschool curriculum that will best fit with your child and family to meet your educational goals.
Valid 11/24-11/27.

2. Kiwi Crate

60% Off Your First Month’s Subscription
Tinker, create & innovate! Hands-on fun that encourages creativity and curiosity in children. Each month, you’ll receive a new package filled with activities designed for the next generation of scientists, artists and makers. Koala crate is perfect for preschoolers, ages 3-4. Kiwi Crate is designed for young innovators, ages 5-8. Doodle Crate art and design for ages 9-16. Tinker Crate science and engineering for ages 9-16. Valid 11/14-11/27.

3. Foreign Languages For Kids By Kids
LanguagesForKids

20% Off All Spanish Curriculum Sets
Foreign Language for Kids by Kids® is an outstanding, immersive Spanish program that has been recognized by experts having won more than 15 top education awards in the company’s first two years for its Spanish videos and Spanish board game, including Game and Media of the Year Awards in consecutive years. “Kids like watching other kids,” says Kit, and “my children and their friends were my guide as to what was fun and humorous and what kids would enjoy as we created the videos and games.” The result has been a successful, award-winning language learning program called Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids®. Save 20% Off Curriculum Sets with Code: BlackFriday. Valid 11/24 Only.

4. Nessy

Save 20% – 40% Off Nessy Programs
Nessy programs are designed to help students of all abilities learn to read, write, spell and type, especially those who learn differently. Nessy offers the complete dyslexia aware solution with a suite of multisensory products aimed at making learning to read, write and spell fun. Nessy Reading & Spelling adheres to the Orton-Gillingham approach meaning that each child receives instruction tailored to his or her specific needs. Flexible enough to be adapted to how the individual learns. Nessy can be used to supplement an existing program or as a complete system of instruction.
Save 20% at the Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op on Nessy Reading and Spelling.
Save 40% Nessy Fingers, Nessy Numbers, Dyslexia Quest and Writing Beach at Nessy.com with Code: GREENNUGGET. Valid 11/22-11/26.

5. Steve Spangler Science Club
Save 40% Off Your First Box at Steve Spangler Science

Save 40% On Your First Box
A subscription to the Spangler Science Club is the perfect way to prepare your child for a future STEM-based career with hands-on science experiments and design challenges that teach children how to think like a scientist. Steve Spangler pulled together an award-winning team of science teachers and education experts to create an experience that is the perfect balance of learning and fun.
Save 40% On Your First Box with Code: SPANGLER16AF. Valid Thru 12/31.

6. Homeschool Spanish Academy

Get $10 Off Every Purchase in 2018
Learn Spanish by Speaking Spanish with native instructors from the comfort of your own home over Google Hangouts. Homeschool Spanish Academy offers Spanish curricula for all ages. Within each curriculum you can take classes in the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level. They can also tailor make a lesson plan to your specific needs! Schedule classes whenever you want, learn high school credits and experience the language. Unlock your entire year of savings!
Get $10 Every Purchase in 2018 with Code: HSANEWYEAR. Valid Thru 12/31.

7. Sonlight

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway
Put some hands-on, educational fun under the tree this year! Sonlight and some select sponsors are giving away a unique prize for 12 days, beginning on Black Friday (Nov. 24, 2017) through December 5, 2017. Give the gift of active learning this year and enter to win our selection of educational products that will engage your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends all year long!
12 Days of Christmas Giveaway. Valid 11/24-12/5.

8. Educents

Doorbusters Deals & 10% Off Site Wide
Educents always cares about giving gifts that matter and giving the gift of education. It’s a great feeling when the toy or game you gift your child can promote a learning experience! Studies have shown that kids enjoy gifts that incorporate learning. Parents love the ease of shopping on Educents and the convenience of having exceptional educational gifts all in one place and children love receiving gifts from Educents. They have everything from Life of Fred, Magic School Bus, Times Tales, Magformers and so many more perfect gifts. Get your wishlists and shopping carts ready! Save 10% Site wide with Code: Holiday. Valid 11/24.

9. Bright Ideas Press

20% Off Your Entire Purchase
Black Friday through Cyber Monday, Bright Ideas Press is having a 20% off sale! Get the details of the biggest discount they offer each year — 20% off almost everything in the store!
Valid 11/24-11/27.
Plus, Get 15% Off New Registrations
for 2018 Spring Classes at The Academy. The Academy at Bright Ideas Press offers middle school and high school courses for Christian homeschooling families to either supplement or replace their current curriculum. Families will be able to choose from a wide variety of course offerings offered either as live, online classes or as self-paced, asynchronous classes. These options will meet the needs of all types of students, from those who enjoy learning under a teacher while interacting with other students, to those who prefer to learn more independently at their own pace. Taught from a Christian worldview, our classes will encourage students to develop excellent independent study skills which will benefit them both in college and in life. Valid 11/24-11/27.

10. Little Passports

Save $10 – $40 Off Monthly Plans
Give them the gift of adventure! As they grow, kids are constantly discovering that they are citizens of the world. Gifts that encourage exploration of places, cultures, recipes and ideas will bring excitement and spark new conversations and knowledge. The award-winning subscription gifts for kids bring those experiences right to your front door! Whether it’s a geography or science focus, connect with them through shared adventures, and help change the way they see the world – one activity-packed monthly package at a time.
Save $10 Off Monthly Plan With Code: BF10, Save $20 Off 6 Month Plan With Code: BF20, Save $40 Off 12 Month Plan With Code: BF40. Valid 11/22-11/28.

11. Grapevine Studies

30% Off All Grapevine Bible Studies
Stick figure through the Bible! Learning the Word of God allows children to understand God’s expectations for their lives and to change their attitudes, actions, and beliefs to align with the Bible. Understanding the Bible encourages students to obey the Word of God by watching how those in the Bible served God. As students move onto maturity, we show them first how to study on their own, and then we help them to practice using different tools that will enable them eventually to become teachers of the Word of God.
Save 30% Off all Grapevine Bible Studies. Valid 11/24.

12. Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op

The Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op is the world’s largest buyers club for homeschooling families. It’s a homeschool family-owned and operated business dedicated to providing top-quality curriculum at the lowest possible price. The co-op is able to get great deals on homeschool curriculum and products. If you are looking for a good deal, start at the co-op.

BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET
1. Rosetta Stone – Save up to 41%
2. Reading Eggs – Save 25%
3. CTC Math – Save 60%
4. Switched On Schoolhouse – Save 10%
5. Monarch Online Curriculum – Save 10%
6. Berean Builders: Science in the Beginning – Bonus SmartPoints
7. Math Mammoth – Bonus SmartPoints
8. Notgrass History – Bonus SmartPoints

13. The Scholastic Store

Save Up to 25% Off Sitewide
Scholastic is home to many favorite books & series! Scholastic books and educational materials are in tens of thousands of schools and tens of millions of homes worldwide, helping to Open a World of Possible for children across the globe. Help instill the love for reading in your child.
Save 25% Off Sitewide with Code: FRIDAY25. Valid 11/24-11/26.

14. Discount School Supply
BLACK FRIDAY STARTS NOW SALE! 25% Off All Stock Using Code: SALE25 OR Free Shipping On Orders + $25!

Save Up to 25% Off All Stock
The Discount School Supply website offers many school products, in addition to a wide variety of content resources for teachers and parents. They also have a 110% price guarantee. If you find a lower price on the same item from another school supplier with equivalent freight/shipping terms and net 30-day accounts, they’ll match that price and refund you an extra 10% of the difference!
Save 25% Off All Stock with Code: SALE25 or Free Shipping on Orders +$25. Valid 11/21-11/24.

15. Nest Learning
Educational Toys and Games from NestLearning.com

20% Off Products Sitewide
Nest Learning provides a wide range of homeschool curriculum and supplements in addition to the Animated New Testament, the Animated Bible Stories and the Animated Hero Classics series. They carry brands such as Alpha Omega, BJU Press, Learning Wrap-Ups, Rosetta Stone Homeschool, Saxon Math & Phonics, and Wordly Wise 3000.
Save 20% Off Sitewide with Code: AFF20.

16. Thriftbooks

Buy 4 Books, Get 1 Free
Thriftbooks has more than 7 million used books for sale, from the earliest board books to the all-time classics of literature. Used books are often treasures that are out-of-print or rare. With Wish Lists you can choose to be notified the instant they find a copy, see how often they find rare titles, and see who else is interested.
Buy 4 Books, Get 1 Free with Code: CYBER. Valid Thru 11/27.

17. Books A Million

Save Up to 40% Off
Books-A-Million stores range from 4,000 to 30,000 square feet and provide an expansive selection of books, magazines, bargain books, collectible supplies, toys, technology and gift departments, as well as special category shops within the store. The “Faithpoint” category, for instance, features the best of references and writings for the Christian market.
Save $10 off $50+ with code BLACK10, Save $20 off $100+ with code BLACK20, Save Up to 40% Off Boxed Book Sets. Valid 11/24.

18. Amazon

Learning and Education Toys
Amazon has compiled a holiday toy list for 2017. Watch for Cyber Monday deals at Amazon, the Monday after Thanksgiving (11/27). They have a great list of toys, STEM Picks, board games, and more. They’ve made it as easy and fun as possible to find the top gifts and toys for holidays.
Save on a variety of learning and educational toys and games at Amazon.com.

What are your favorite deals?

Summer Reading Programs 2017

Summer reading programs are a great way to encourage and reward readers of all abilities. Children can earn free books, food, theme park tickets, and other amazing freebies. Don’t forget to sign up with your local library!



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Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program

Barnes & Noble is giving away a free book to children in 1st through 6th grade who ready any eight books this summer. The books to choose from are listed on the back of the reading journal. Earn a free book of your choosing by following these three steps:

1. Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal. Tell us which part of the book is your favorite, and why.
2. Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between May 16th and September 5th, 2017.
3. Choose your FREE reading adventure from the book list featured on the back of the journal.

This summer reading program runs May 16 – September 5, 2017.

Join The Reading Program

Half Price Books

Earn Bookworm Bucks at Half Price Books this summer by reading for 300 or more minutes. Bring your log to your local Half Price Books store to claim your Bookworm Bucks on or before August 31, 2017. Grown-ups may read aloud to kids who are still learning. Open to children 14 and under.

This summer reading program runs from June – July 31, 2017.

Join The Reading Program

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge


Take the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge to unlock activities and earn virtual rewards. Read as many books as you can then log your minutes online. You can also enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win prizes from Klutz!

This summer reading program runs from May 8 – September 8, 2017.

Join The Reading Program

Six Flags Read to Succeed

Children in Kindergarten through 6th grade, who complete six hours of recreational reading, can earn a free ticket to Six Flags!

The program runs every year from late October to March 1st. Online registration will begin in late October around Halloween. Online registration is required: www.sixflags.com/read

Valid locations: Arlington, TX; San Antonio, TX; Atlanta, GA; St. Louis, MO; Jackson, NJ; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; Washington D.C.; Springfield, MA; Queensbury, NY; Montreal, Canada.

Join The Reading Program

Chuck E. Cheese

Track your child’s reading progress for two weeks and Chuck E. Cheese will give you ten free tokens to use at their play center.

Food purchase is required. Available through December 31, 2017.

Join The Reading Program

AudioFile for Teens

Teens, ages 13 and older, can take advantage of the Sync Summer Reading Program through AudioFile. Each week, they can listen to two free audio books throughout the summer. There will be a classic book as well as a current young adult book available for download through the OverDrive app, which can be downloaded through their site.

This summer reading program runs April 27 – August 16, 2017.

Join The Reading Program

Books-A-Million Summer Reading Program

Read just 4 of the 75+ listed books, record them in a journal and return it to any Books-A-Million store. Children can receive a free Maze Runner series water bottle for their reading efforts.

Join The Reading Program

H-E-Buddy Summer Reading Club


Read ten books and record them on your reading log. Each time you log a book, initial the reading log by the title so your child gets credit for reading. Once the log is complete, mail the form to the address listed on their website, and you’ll be rewarded with a special t‑shirt.

This reading program is available until October 1, 2017 where H-E-B stores are located.

Join The Reading Program

Pizza Hut Book It Reading Program

The Pizza Hut Book It program offers a free, one-topping Personal Pan Pizza to kids who reach their reading goal every month. The Book It Program motivates children to read by rewarding their reading accomplishments with praise, recognition, and pizza.

This offer is valid during the school year, from October to March. Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is now open.

Join The Reading Program

Sylvan Learning’s Book Adventure Program

Book Adventure is a fun, free way to motivate your child to read all year long. Children in Kindergarten through 8th grade can search for books, read them offline, come back to quiz on what they’ve read, and earn prizes for their reading success.

This reading program is available all year long.

Join The Reading Program

Public Libraries

Don’t forget your public libraries! Most offer some kind of reading program with local prizes the kids can enjoy.


Do You Know Of Any Other Programs?

Do you know of another summer reading program not listed here? Please mention it below!

The Ultimate List of Homeschool Holiday Deals 2016

‘Tis the season for homeschool holiday deals! Top 20 deals for the 2016 season.

1. Kithub
Get Free Shipping on US orders over $100 at KitHub.cc

Free Stocking Stuffer If You Order $40 or More
Creative maker projects for kids! Build projects designed to help you gain the confidence you need to be a successful maker. Design a robot, build a device to collect important environmental data, or design your own creative electronics project, and have a lot of fun while doing it. Use the code FREESHIP and get free U.S. shipping on all orders.

2. Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op

The Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op is the world’s largest buyers club for homeschooling families. It’s a homeschool family-owned and operated business dedicated to providing top-quality curriculum at the lowest possible price. The co-op is able to get great deals on homeschool curriculum and products. If you are looking for a good deal, start at the co-op.

THE ARTS
1. Mark Kistler’s Online Drawing Lessons – Save 60%
2. Meet the Masters – Save up to 40% + get 500 Smartpoints
3. Animationish – Only $34.99
4. Home Art Studio – Save up to 50%
5. Digital Theatre Plus – Save 62%

MUSIC
6. Maestro Classics – Save up to 28%
7. Discovering Music – Save up to 40% and get 500 Smartpoints
8. Simply Music – Save 35%
9. Homeschool Piano – Save 40%

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
10. Sara Jordan Bilingual Kid Series – Save up to 62% and get 400 Smartpoints
11. Whistlefritz – Save 20%
12. Mango Languages – Save 20%
13. Signing Online – Save 34%

LANGUAGE ARTS
14. Reading Rainbow Skybrary School – Save up to 77%
15. Explode the Code Online – Save 46%
16. Shakespeare in Bits – Save 35%
17. Brave Writer – Save up to 40%
18. Worldly Wise 3000 Online – Save 89%

STEM
19. Minecraft Mods Design 1 – Save 38-40% and get 500 Smartpoints
20. Typing Pal Online – Save up to 46%
21. Touch-Type Read and Spell – Save up to 73%
22. RoboCAMP – Save up to 63%
23. CodeMonkey – Save 54%
24. Homeschool Programming Online – Save 25%

SCIENCE
25. Britannica School and Pathways – Save up to 92%
26. Real Science-4-Kids – Save 25%
27. The Young Scientists Club – Save 41%

HISTORY
27. Mystery of History – Save 32% and get 250 Smartpoints
28. Notgrass History – Get 1000 Smartpoints

MATH
29. CTC Math – Save 60% and 500 Smartpoints
30. RightStart Math – Free Shipping and 5 Smartpoints per $1
31. Shiller Math – Free Shipping and 10 Smartpoints per $1

OTHER
32. Brain POP – Save 25% (Ends 11/30)

3. ABCMouse.com

Get two months for only $5
ABCmouse.com is a full online curriculum for children ages 2-7. They can play games while learning about reading, math, science, art & colors. There are more than 650 lessons across 8 levels. With step-by-step learning, as your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the mext one and is motivated to continue learning by using the tickets and reward system.

4. Marbles The Brain Store

Marbles: The Brain Store
Marbles is a one-of-a-kind specialty store with a collection of hand-picked, expert-tested, certifiably fun ways to build better brains. The games are designed to let your kids roll up their sleeves and get a little brainy while playing games and solving puzzles.
Buy 1, get 1 for 25% off. Use code FAMGAMES16 (Valid 11/13 – 11/22)

5. Little Passports

Little Passports THANKS20 Sale
With Little Passports, students can explore the world, one country at a time, with this fun and educational subscriptions. It’s easy to integrate their monthly packages with your geography or social studies curriculum. Each month, you’ll receive a new themed package filled with letters, stickers, activities & more.
Use code THANKS20 at checkout (Valid until 11/21)

6. Makeblock
Enjoy Entry-level DIY Robot Kit with Children over 8-year-old

Makeblock is an open source construction platform that turns your ideas into reality. No matter what youridea is and however impossible it looks, Makeblock will make it possible by providing various mechanical parts and electronic modules. Characterized as open, fun, and creative, Makeblock has become one of the best intelligent hardware companies that strive to make differences.
1. 30% off Ultimate 2.0 STEM Education Robot Kit (Valid until 12/31)
2. Thanksgiving Sale 30% off LaserBot – 1.6w Desktop Laser Engraver
3. Get 10% off Site Wide (Valid until 11/23)

7. Steve Spangler Science
Save 40% Off Your First Box at Steve Spangler Science

Save 40% off your first box! Amazing science every month! The Spangler Science Club features highly interactive experiments and hands-on activities created by Steve Spangler. His easy to follow lessons serve as an introduction to more in-depth experiments and challenges that push the learner’s creativity to the next level. The experiments are likely to fizz, pop, bubble or erupt into something that is guaranteed to fill the room with oohs & ahhs. Each box is filled with Steve Spangler’s unique blend of experiences that inspire wonder, boost creativity, enhance problem-solving skills and make learning fun. Use code SPANGLER16AF (Valid until 11/30)

8. Discount School Supply
Save 20% Off Dramatic Play & Get Free Shipping On Orders Over $99 At DiscountSchoolSupply.com!

The Discount School Supply website offers a wide variety of educational content for teachers and parents at the lowest possible price. Right now, they are offering even more savings on dramatic play items and infant and toddler toys.
1. Save 20% on Dramatic Play (Valid until 11/23)
2. Save 20% on Infant & Toddler Toys (Valid until 11/20)


9. Carson-Dellosa Publishing
300x250 SPECTRUM Coupon - Ends November 30th.

Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off
Carson-Dellosa’s Spectrum practice workbooks series is trusted by teachers and parents. The method teaches and reinforces concepts as students progress towards master. The Spectrum series provides focused skill practice in math, language arts, science, social studies, and more.
Use code SPECTRUM at checkout. (Valid until 11/30)

10. NEST Learning
Homeschool Sale on NestLearning.com

Save 10% on Homeschool Curriculum
Nest Learning provides a wide range of homeschool curriculum and supplements in addition to the Animated New Testament, the Animated Bible Stories and the Animated Hero Classics series. They carry brands such as Alpha Omega, BJU Press, Learning Wrap-Ups, Rosetta Stone Homeschool, Saxon Math & Phonics, and Wordly Wise 3000.

11. Kiwi Crate, Inc.

Receive 60% off your first month’s subscription
Tinker, create & innovate! Hands-on fun that encourages creativity and curiosity in children. Each month, you’ll receive a new package filled with activities designed for the next generation of scientists, artists and makers. Koala crate is perfect for preschoolers, ages 3-4. Kiwi Crate is designed for young innovators, ages 5-8. Doodle Crate art and design for ages 9-16. Tinker Crate science and engineering for ages 9-16. Use code GIFT60 (Valid 11/14 – 11/21).

12. Zoobooks Magazine

Get 1, Give 1 Free
Zoobooks Magazine is perfect for animal loving kids. It’s the everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didn’t-know-where-to-look children’s resource for animals. Each Zoobooks explores the anatomy, habitat, socialization, and ecological role of a single animal or animal group in a vibrant, easy-to-understand way. Zootles is for younger readers, 3 to 6 years old. Zoobies is for the littlest learners, 0 to 3 years old. Zoobooks is for kids 6 to 12 years old. New! Zoodinos is perfect for the dinosaur lover, kids 5 and up.

13. Scholastic Teacher Express

Save 25-35% off Entire Inventory
Homeschoolers are included to save at Scholastic Teacher Express! You can shop guided reading programs, collections, activity books, teacher resources and more on Scholastic’s website.

14. Christian Book Distributors

Holiday Bargains with deals up to 96% off
Christian Book is a distributor of homeschool curriculum, music, toys, games, books, movies, gifts, supplies, jewelry, and more. They’re offering some great deals this holiday season, beginning with their Pre-Black Friday deals, set to expire 11/21.


15. Amazon

Amazon has compiled a holiday toy list for 2016. Watch for Cyber Monday deals at Amazon, the Monday after Thanksgiving (11/28). They have a great list of Tech Toys, STEM Picks, Top 100 Toys, Kid Picks, Active Play, Family Game Night, Craft & Create, and more. They’ve made it as easy and fun as possible to find the top gifts and toys for holidays.

16. GrapeVine Studies

Take 30% off of the Birth of Jesus Studies
Stick Figure Through the Bible with GrapeVine Studies. Young students learn the major characters and events through hearing the Bible, stick figuring the passage, and answering questions about lessons. Once students reach first grade, they are introduced to the timeline of biblical characters and events. With each progressive age, they introduce students to more Scripture, basic Bible geography, and how to use Bible study skills such as a Bible dictionary.

17. Educents
www.educents.com

Take an extra 10% off, Free Shipping, and 5% back on every order
Educents is an online marketplace for educators, homeschoolers and parents alike. You can find curriculum, books, science kits, supplemental materials and more with great prices to boot. This holiday season, you can join the Magic School Bus science club at half price! Find some amazing deals up to 97% off! Use code GIVETHANKS.

18. Learning Resources
Take 20% Off orders $100+ on STEM Products at Learning Resources! Code STEM16. Limited time offer. Ignite interest in STEM. Shop educational toys!

Take 20% Off Order of $100+ on STEM Products
Learning Resources specializes in hands-on educational toys which start young children on the path to lifelong learning. From basic cause and effect toys for toddlers to critical-thinking games for 5th grade students and beyond, they help you align ages and developmental needs with products that will spark interest, develop skills, and unleash potential. Explore supplies and resources for integrating science, technology, engineering and math into your homeschool. Use code STEM16. (Valid until 1/1/17)

19. Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids

Take 15% Off All Products
Join the award-winning online Spanish program and discover how easy it is to learn a new language. Be engaged with an immersion Spanish video series to help students really learn a new language. Watch as the characters role-play in real world situations. Learning is easy when it’s enjoyable. The online program includes 40 video lessons, interactive workbooks, quizzes and games. Use code earlybird15 to save 15% (Valid until 11/20)


20. The Old Schoolhouse

The magazine for homeschool parents! Don’t forget yourself this holiday season. The Old Schoolhouse magazine gives you tips, advice and encouragement when you need it most. Available in print, online, and as an app for your phone or tablet.



What are your favorite deals?