Additional Resources

A to Z Home’s Cool
www.homeschooling.gomilpitas.com

A to Z Home’s Cool community website will help you home educate your kids from preschool, kindergarten, up to and through high school with free online education, lesson ideas, educational websites, helpful articles, top programs, books, materials, curriculum… and best of all… Homeschool Friends!

Beautiful Feet History and Science Curriculum
(805) 542-9847 or (800) 889-1978
www.bfbooks.com

This site offers classic and historic works that nurture a love for reading.

Bellerophon Books
(800) 253-9943; www.bellerophonbooks.com Bellerophon Books publishes very inexpensive books of Ancient History, American History, Archeology, Native American Art and History, Natural History, Music History, English Literature, and much more! Our books are entertaining, beautiful; exceedingly edificatory, and they sell like crazy!

Cathy Duffy Reviews
(714) 849-9455; www.cathyduffyreviews.com

Cathy Duffy Reviews provides information on several different curriculum options. This site also contains articles and reviews of other books Cathy believes are important for those interested in homeschooling, education, and related political and spiritual topics.

Chem4kids
www.chem4kids.com

We have information on matter, atoms, elements, the periodic table, reactions and biochemistry. If you’re still not sure what to click, visit our site map that lists all of the topics on the site. If you surf and get lost in all of the fantastic information, use the search function on the side of the pages

Children’s Books(Home-School Discount Products)
(864) 968-0391; www.homeschooldiscountproducts.com

We strive to give you the best products at the best prices. All of our employees are either homeschool parents or homeschool graduates. We have all used a variety of different curricula. Our website contains a wide assortment of curricula and books. For questions emailchildrensbooks@earthlink.net.

Christian Liberty Press
(800) 348–0899; www.shopchristianliberty.com

You will find that our programs, materials, and services will effectively aid you in the education of your students. We look forward to helping you provide students with a Christ-centered curriculum. Christian Liberty Press contains a large assortment for the Christ centered biblical approach. For more information email custserv@homeschools.org orcustserv@christianliberty.com.

Distance Learning Integrators
www.efieldtrips.org

Distance Learning Integrators will help enrich your home-school curriculum with a variety of Electronic field trips. Also visit www.jannalaughon.com/eFieldTrips.html for a list of specific efieldtrip websites. For questions email info@efieldtrips.org.

Greenleaf Press
(615) 449-1617; www.greenleafpress.com
We strive to be the best resources for teaching history and literature chronologically.

Hands of a Child
(866) 426-3701; www.handsofachild.com

We provide quality lap booking materials for all educators, homeschooling families and classroom teachers looking for an easier way to put laughter and learning together in the hands of their children and students.

Hearthsong
(800) 533-4397; www.hearthsong.com

At Hearthsong we are dedicated to helping parents follow their instincts and provide children with age-appropriate, wholesome, quality playthings. What better way to help your children learn than having tons of fun through play!

Homeschool Super Center
(888) 689-4626; www.homeschoolsupercenter.com

We are in the business of helping parents find the best home school curriculum for each student. We also carry resources that will help get you started with homeschooling as well as guides to the best, homeschool friendly curriculum for your student.

Home Science Tools
(800) 860-6272; www.hometrainingtools.com
Committed to making science both fun and accessible for families and classrooms. We carry affordable Science tools and kits for hands on experimentation.

IXL
(855) 255-8800; www.ixl.com

IXL provides comprehensive, standards-aligned math and language arts practice for grades K–12. We are committed to make learning as effective as it can be and solve the real-world challenges faced by students and teachers around the planet. IXL provides skills drills for items that are required on the Alabama State Benchmark.

Learning Things –The Education Store
(800) 401-9931; www.learningthings.com

We carry products for Science, Math, History, Economics, Art, Bible Studies, career skills, English, computer skills, Geography and the list goes on and on! Our site contains product reviews, products by age and grade level. Visit our site, request a catalogue, read our informative articles and blogs and find the perfect fit to teach and learn effectively.

Mindware
(800) 999-0398; www.mindware.com

The nation’s best resource for educational toys for kids and learning toys for kids that engages and entertains. Whatever learning toys you select, we guarantee that your children will learn—and have fun—while they play!

Rainbow Resource Center
(888) 841-3456
www.rainbowresource.com/index.php

It is our mission to provide the best educational products to homeschoolers, parents, and educators at the lowest prices we can offer. We currently carry over 40,000 quality educational products in all subject areas, for grades PK-12 and beyond!

Real Science 4 Kids
(505) 266-2761; www.gravitaspublications.com

Real Science-4-Kids introduces kids to the core disciplines of science. Students learn chemistry, biology, physics, geology, and astronomy. We offer a Science Curriculum from Preschool to High school.

ROCK Solid
(800) 705-3452; www.rocksolidinc.com

Rock Solid offers popular homeschool products like Bob Jones, Alpha Omega, Apologia, Horizons, Switched On School House and Explode the Code

Store for Knowledge
(800) 392-8739; www.storeforknowledge.com

Store for Knowledge offers thousands of products ranging from every educational subject. We carry a large variety of kits, models and toys. For customer service and other help emailHelp@StoreforKnowledge.com.

Yesterday’s Classics
(919) 357-8824; www.yesterdaysclassics.com

Yesterday’s Classics offers a collection of books from a wide variety of subjects and categories, with special emphasis on history, literature, and natural history.

Zoom Kitchen Chemistry
www.pbskids.org/zoom/games/kitchenchemistry/

Explore the virtual kitchen and perform online experiments. Solve puzzles and get a reward!  Choose from animated games and activities.

Educational Apps/Links

Brain Pop/ Brain Pop Jr.

Chalkdust.com

DIY.org

Happy Math

PBS Kids

Physics Monster

Presidents

Rocket Math

Smithsonian

Stack the Countries

Stack the States

Books and Literature

100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum
by Cathy Duffy

For the Children’s Sake
by Susan Schaeffer Macalay

Repairing the Ruins
by Douglas Wilson

The Classical and Christian Challenge to
Modern Education

Saving Leonardo
by Nancy Pearcey
A Call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals & Meaning

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
by Siegfried Engelmann

This is a proven SRA Distar Reading program adapted for parent and child. 20mins per day.

The Big Books of Home Learning
by Mary Pride

The Five Love Languages of Children
by Chapman & Campbell

The Homeschooling Handbook
by Mary Griffith
Making the Decision and Getting Started

The Practical Home Schooling Magazine
by Mary Pride

The Way They Learn
by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias

Discover and teach to your child’s strengths.

The Well Trained Mind – A Guide to Classical Education at Home
by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise

Contains lots of resources.

Understanding Mathematics
by Keith Kressin
From counting to calculus, this reference
covers it all.

Upcoming Events

Classical Conversations Parent Practicum

Have you ever wished for a homeschool training seminar? Each Practicum is a 3 day 9-4pm event. Registration is required. www.parentpracticum.com

 

**JUNE 6th, 7th & 8th at Luke 4:18 Fellowship Church, 9am to 4pm

Navigating History: The Art of Argumentation is our Practicum theme for 2016. Prepare to be encouraged and equipped. For dates and locations of Parent Practicums in your area, go to www.classicalconversations.com and enter your zip code for a list of area events near you. These events are FREE for parents, but registration is required. Kid camps are available but fill up fast so don’t wait to sign up. For further info contact Melanie Carver mcarver@classicalconversations.com

University of Mobile
Kick-off meeting in August to include transcripts help, financial aid info and workshop opportunities. Join the SAH University of Mobile Homeschool Alliance Facebook page or message the group admin Erin Wainwright for details.

If you provide any services or resources to homeschooling families and you were not listed in this issue, please contact us at lynn@mobilebayparents.com.  We want to make sure you are included!

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