Other Resources

Planning and Tracking

Cathy Duffy Reviews
Premier site for reviews of homeschool curricula and materials.

Montessori Services
Hands-on activities for younger children.

The Well-Trained Mind
Guide to Classical Education at home.

Classical Homeschool Magazine
Classical Homeschooling Magazine is a free online magazine. In its four issues it analyzes everything from the Great Books movement to paideia reforms to reading lists of the classics to the future of homeschooling and where to begin.

Homeschool Planners from Old Schoolhouse

Homeschool Planning Software - Homeschool Tracker

Sanctus Simplicitus Planner
Beautiful planners based on the Catholic Liturgical Year.

Kits and Programs

Little Passports
Choose an adventure. Check your mailbox. Discover and learn! Monthly kits for children ages 3 - 9+. 

NASA - Space Kit
NASA and Little Bits collaborate to provide powerful electronic modules enabling scientific investigations.

Tinker Crate
A laboratory for hands-on experiments delivered every month!

Barnes & Noble Educator Discount Program
Sign up with B&N for your Educator Discount Card and receive 20% off all your school materials purchased through them.

Kids Bowl Free
Summer Program:  Register your eligible children and they can bowl up to 2 free games each day! This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer. Check their website to find a participating bowling alley near you.

WWI History
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, you may wish to visit these sites for excellent lesson ideas and wonderful information, from every aspect:

WWI History For Kids
WWI History from BBC
WWI - US Involvement

BBC History for Kids
One of my favorite sites for kids. Good overall lessons in British and European History. Interactive games, videos, lessons. Some components may need to be run through Hola.org in order to work, but be careful that it doesn't crash your computer!