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black.eyeliner
by on Oct. 23, 2012 at 10:52 AM
Local library. I get most of my stuff through our local library and inter-library loans.
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maggiemom2000
by Helping Hands on Oct. 23, 2012 at 5:11 PM

What ages/grades are your kids?

KickButtMama
by G.O. Shannon on Oct. 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM
Ahhh, the hardest part of HS, the curricula. There are many,MANY choices out there. The cheapest being to build your own based on free scope & sequence lists. I HS my 2 boys and spend less than $100/year on both. I really only pay for Reading Eggs and TeacherVision.fen otherwise we get really awesome apps for less than$5 each and we go from there. We love lapbooking instead of worksheets, as they are more visually stimulating and fun.
BramblePatch
by Helping Hands on Oct. 28, 2012 at 10:55 PM
you can find used curriculum at great prices at www.homeschoolclassifieds.com. I just find what I want and head there. I save 40%-70%
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leighp1
by Welcome Squad on Oct. 29, 2012 at 6:31 AM

we recently started homeschooling again (long story).  We are a single family income and do not have the extra money to spend on cirriculums.  I did (and still do) searches for whatever area I am planning on teaching.  I have bookmarks seperated into classes (science, reading, writing, math, History, Sign Language and misc.) This way when I want something, I just go to that section and look for something. I did pay for a subscription to Christian Hub (think that is the name), they have a ton of print outs.  It is amazing how much you can find on the internet for free.  And there is this site http://www.lessonpathways.com/

that has where you can build your own lessons. 

I was told once that you can make homeschooling as cheap or as expensive as you would like. I am finding that I actually might be doing an okay job on the free stuff.  Hope this helps.

jen2150
by Helping Hands on Oct. 29, 2012 at 9:55 AM

My favorite resources are the library, Amazon, and ebay.  Paperback swap is really great as well.  I have received a lot really nice books on there.  Good luck

HomeSchoolinGal
by Testing the waters on Oct. 29, 2012 at 12:10 PM

Right now I'm homeschooling my children, they are 2 and 3 years old. During the younger years of homeschooling you can make your own. I make papers for my children to do. if you are intrested in any of my papers (just getting started on the website) you can visit our-homeschooling-coloring-plus.com/  (if its not showing as a link please copy and paste, as I am just getting started on here). I also use abcmouse.com my girls love that site. Check out my blog and see if the papers I have loaded there will help you.

motheroffour186
by Helping Hands on Nov. 5, 2012 at 10:14 AM

Damand.com

BoB

 

bren_darlene
by Hall Monitor Bren on Nov. 5, 2012 at 10:39 AM
Here are a few.  When I first began many yrs ago my oldest was 13 (I see yours is 14).  I started with all ABeka.  It is very affordable if you just get the books and not all of their tests, dvd's or stuff. I never used any of that. 

ABeka    https://www.abeka.com/HomeSchools.aspx  I like ABeka a lot.
 
Sonlight (one of my favorites) 
 
Beautiful Feet:  I have used their history for the younger grades and geography. Liked them J    http://www.bfbooks.com/
 
 
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Konkus_3
by on Jan. 11, 2013 at 10:38 AM
Hi moms! My son has been working in ace pace's 1000-1009 and we have been loving them. My question now that I have pulled him out of his private school mid year is how do I order inexpensive books and find the next one after 1009? I find that is goes by pace 1-9 not 1000 to 1009 and so on. I found inexpensive books on heartland education ministries but I am not familiar with the sight. Oh and he is in 1st grade. Any other moms buy books on there? Any help is greatly appreciated.
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