These publishers have placement tests and additional information to help place your child in their curriculum.
- Alpha Omega Curriculum (For Math, Language Arts, Science, History, and Bible)
- Saxon Math Placement Tests
Free Educational Sites - These are all home school friendly!
ABC Mouse – Free 30-day trial for kids ages 2-8.
Accessibyte - Accessibyte makes fun, funky, fully accessible apps for users who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, dyslexic, or have other reading difficulties. Currently free for 45 days but will extend beyond that if necessary.
Adventure Academy – Free 30-day trial for kids ages 8-13.
Albert Mohler -
- The Briefing - Biblical Worldview of Current Events
- Sermon Series - Audio recordings of Dr. Mohler's Sunday School class lessons, wherein Dr. Mohler normally follows a verse-by-verse style of exposition through books of the Bible.
Alchemie – This freebie is for Organic Chemistry students or those interested in Organic Chemistry. Their Mechanisms app offers 50 puzzles for free. Their ModelAR app is free.
Alpha Omega Publications – Sign up for a free 30-day trial of their Monarch Curriculum.
American Chemical Society: Chemistry for Life –
Elementary: Free videos, experiments, games, the secret science of stuff, and science ABC’s for elementary students.
High School: Educational Videos, Chemistry Club and ChemMatters Magazine
American Panorama - An atlas of United States History
Anatomy Arcade - Free games, interactives and videos to help your student learn about the human body.
Angel Studios - "The Chosen" TV Show
Arcademics - Free multiplayer educational games, math games, language arts games and more!
Babbel – Although many aspects require a subscription, they offer lots of free lessons.
Bar Charts Quick Study Guides - Free reference guides.
Bedtime Math – Fun activities to help keep your kids’ math skills sharp including Pet Time Math.
Bedtime Math Apps – Created for families with kids ages 3-9. Available for the iPhone/iPad or Android and in both English and Spanish.
BeeLine Reader Chrome Extension or ios Extension - Currently free to K-12 teachers and students.
The Bible Project offers both a podcast and free Bible Resources.
BreakoutEDU – Digital games for students in grades K-12. Create an account, click and play.
BWS Education Consulting – Free test prep and college admissions guides.
CheckMath - CheckMath supports various topics including basic arithmetic, fractions, equations and many more. Suitable for ages 10 to 16.
Chess Kids - Learn & play chess with other kids.
Chrome Music Lab - No account needed. Just open an experiment and start playing.
Cincinnati Zoo – Lots of free tours/events live via facebook. While you are on their facebook page, check out the videos!
CK-12 – There is something for everyone in grades K-12. Learn science, math, social studies and photography via articles, adaptive learning, PLIX and more!
Code - Learn to code. For grades K-12 and beyond. All courses are available at no cost. No account needed.
CommonLit – A reading program for all students.
Cosmic Kids – Fun yoga for kids.
Crazy Adventures in Parenting – Free coloring pages and activities. Choose from Frozen, Toy Story, Moana, and much more!
Cube for Teachers – Resources shared by educators.
Curriki – For Preschool-Grade 12. Lessons can be chosen by grade level or by searching for a specific topic.
Conjueguemos – Learn a language for free through games and activities.
Discovery Education Puzzlemaker - Create different puzzles for free!
Duolingo – Always free with ads! Learn a different language for free.
Dyslexia Academy - A free online screening for dyslexia and dyscalculia.
Dr. Panda – They are currently offering several apps for free, a $3.99 savings!!!! Click the links below or search Dr. Panda in your app store.
E Learning - Four free projects for grades K-12. No account needed for these four projects.
Everydae – SAT study prep. Free while public schools are closed. Use the code HOMEPREP.
Exploratorium - Lots of websites, activities, apps, and more. There is even an online Learning Toolbox for learning together at home.
Fact Monster - Math fact cards.
Family Games – Classic original games that are free to download and play.
Fiveable – Free AP resources for high school students.
Genially - Create interactive images, social media pages, games, timelines, quizzes and so much more! The possibilities are endless! No need for design or programming knowledge.
Gizmos - Recommended for grades 3-12. They are offering a free, full access account for 30 days. After 30 days, you can still access their free Gizmos. Gizmos run on PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, iPads, and Android devices.
Go Noodle - Get kids up and moving to videos and games! Search by Activity Type, Channel, Topic, Skills & Knowledge: Grade, Skills & Knowledge: Curriculum or Skills & Knowledge: Sensory & Motor Skills.
Gospel in Life - A Timothy Keller Ministry
Grammarly - Free Chrome Extension
Healthy Kids – Recipes, tips, games, activities, and more to help kids stay healthy. You can even download a free goals chart.
Home Science Tools – Free worksheets and printables.
IMoves – Free fun activities to enable active learning at home.
Institute for Excellence in Writing -
Writing Helps (Recommended reading list, free mini books, etc.)
Izzit – Free educational materials for anyone interested in learning. For grades K3 – 12.
Resource Collections: Learn about countries, dance, media, folktales, opera, math, holidays and more!
Khan Academy – They offer many options so students can practice and master skills as well as videos to help students learn new material. Available in 40 languages for kids ages 4 go 18.
Khan Academy Kids – A 100% free app for kids ages 2 – 7. No ads, no subscriptions!
KiwiCo – Although this website is a subscription box site, they offer lots of free, at-home resources for kids. You can create invisible ink, an endless loop and so much more!
Krazy Dad – Mazes for kids of all ages.
Lalilo – A free, online phonics and comprehension program for grades K-2.
Learning Apps – Lots of free apps & activities that can be completed on screen.
Learning Resources – Resources for PreK – 1st Grade
Printable Fun STEM Activities Blog
Libby – E-books and audiobooks you can download for free from your local library. A library card is needed.
Lingro Learning: LingroToGo – A free Spanish app.
Little Spark Company – Free printables and activities for ages 0 to 6.
Louvre – Take a closer look at artwork and explore collections.
MathGameTime – Math games, videos, worksheets and mobile games for PreK – 7th Grade.
The Math Worksheet Site - Online math worksheet generator. Free options available.
Me and My Inklings – Free printables, games, puzzles and more!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Kids - Made for kids, by kids and with kids. Learn about the museum and exhibits.
The Metropolitan Opera - Each day, a different encore presentation is being made available for free streaming. Each performance will be available for a period of 23 hours. See their website for the full details.
Minecraft: Education Edition – Grades 3-5
Mystery Science – Easy mini-length and full-length science lessons for grades K-5. No login or account needed.
NASA Kids’ Club – A place for kids PreK – Grade 4 to learn about NASA and its missions using games and activities. You can even download the NASA Selfie app that allows you to take pictures of yourself in a virtual spacesuit in front of cosmic locations.
National Geographic Kids – Kids in grades K-5 can play games, watch videos, explore and learn about animals.
Nitro Type – A worldwide real time typing competition.
OMNI Calculator – Over 1000 free calculators.
On the Trail by Deeper Walk Ministry offers both a podcast and webinars.
The OT Toolbox - Lots of free resources to help with the healthy development of kids through play and activities.
Pampers – Indoor Activities
Paper Gifts for Estefany - Free Bible coloring pages, puzzles, crafts and more.
Photomath - Offers both a free and paid version.
Picture This Games – A free virtual card matching memory game.
Pixar in a Box by Khan Academy - A behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs.
Prodigy – A place for students in Grades 1-8 to learn and practice math. No costs, ever.
Quizlet – Create virtual flashcards.
Rockalingua – Rockalingua assists parents with teaching kids Spanish. Although not all resources are free, the free resources are clearly marked. Kids can watch videos, sing songs, complete worksheets, play games and view a collection of Spanish picture dictionaries and flashcards. For kids in grades K – 5.
San Diego Zoo Kids - Learn about animals, play games, read stories, watch videos, complete activities and more!
Sight Reading Factory – Limited sight-reading practice for free.
Scholastic - Free writing printables.
Seneca – An online learning resource for middle school and high school students.
Starfall - Free colorful, fun educational activities for PreK – 3rd grade.
Storyline Online - Listen to books being read while seeing the story. Great for ages 4 to 8.
Study Counts - Practice math problems ranging from easy to difficult. Choose from Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced levels.
Sworkit Kids - Free kid's workouts. After your first workout, you’ll be required to create an account. Once your account is created, you’ll have unlimited access to hundreds of video workouts for any age. Adult workouts cost, but the kid's workouts are always free! Once your account is created, go back to this link to access the kid's workouts. Be sure to bookmark it!
Teach Engineering – Scroll to the bottom to find lots of At-Home Activities. To give you an example, one activity is inventing your own backscratcher with items you have around the house.
Teach with Me – Lots of free printables.
Teach Your Monster to Read – Free on the Apple App Store
Teachers Pay Teachers: Literacy with the Littles – Freebies for PreK – 2nd grade.
Toy Theater – Free educational games for kids.
Toys R’ Us – Free DIY activities.
Typing – Free keyboarding, digital literacy and coding.
Typing Club – Great for beginners and pros. They have many options available.
Typing Club’s Jungle Junior - Aimed at kids in PreK – 1st grade.
Virtual Fieldtrips -
National Aquarium Georgia Aquarium Yellowstone National Park
The White House Ellis Island Grand Canyon
Museum of Natural History Buckingham Palace San Diego Zoo
Atlanta Zoo Panda Cam Empire State Building Star Atlas
Amazon Rainforest Museo Galileo
Vooks – Bring children's books to life with animated illustrations, read-a-long text and narrated story. They are currently offering a free year for teachers and home school educators. They also have several resources for free under the Resources tab. No account needed for the guides listed under Resources.
Vroom – Tips for parents of kids ages 5 and under.
WebMath - A math help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user.
Worksheet Works – Printable worksheets. This site offers a variety of both free and purchasable worksheets. The worksheets with a lock in the corner are considered premium. To use a premium worksheet, you must be a member. However, we found lots of free options.
The World & Everything in It - Current events.
Podcast WorldKids WorldTeen God's Big World
ZonderKidz - Free curriculum guides, devotions, crafts and activities.
Xfinity Internet Essentials - Temporary help for those who qualify.
Cash Back Sites
Stretch your home school budget when shopping online! We use every one of the sites listed below.
- Rakuten (formally Ebates)
- Be Frugal (You will get a $10 sign-up bonus!)
- Cash Back Monitor Go here first to see who will give you the most cash back.
Although there are many cash back websites, the ones we've listed above are tried and true. They pay out and have a proven track record for being reliable.
Cash Back Apps
Although there are many cash back apps, the ones we've listed above are tried and true. They pay out and have a proven track record for being reliable.