This month we bring you a great group of companies who want to help you make your 2012–13 school year the best yet. Some are small businesses operating right out of the homes of fellow homeschoolers, and others are homeschool business names you’ll recognize. All of them invite you to visit their websites to learn more about their excellent products and services, from free overnight stays with Christian hosts and hostesses to cheese-making supplies! Take a look!
A Candle in the Window Hospitality Network
A Growing Network of Christian Households Opening their Homes to One Another. Free Overnight Stays/Conversational Dinners. Join Us Today!
Abiding Truth Ministry
Practical Proverbs (5th–8th or High School) is a Life Management and Bible Curriculum from the book of Proverbs.
Help Kids Dive Deeper and Grow Stronger with the Deep Blue Kids Bible! Easy to Navigate, Built to Captivate
Applied Grammar: Writing, grammar, and fun, plus easy to follow instructions and colorful, visual hands-on tools.
Biblical Discipleship Ministries
Biblical Discipleship Ministries (Dr. Jobe Martin of Creation Proclaims/Incredible Creatures That Defy Evolution) is a family discipleship/creation science ministry.
Break through resistance! Encourage resilience! BraveWriter.com offers online classes and writing programs for K–12, and training for parents too!
Affordable, online, accredited: College credit with a Christian worldview for high school juniors and seniors. Christ Above All!
Creative resources that prepare kids for the work world while honing research, language & life skills. Free Teaching Guide.
Casa Fun Club
Christian-based Spanish curriculum K–12. Affordable! Fun to teach and learn! All you need to start for less than $60.
The Cheese Connection
Cheese-making supplies for the homemaker. Cheese cultures. Over 80 styles of cheese molds in stock. Tools and supplies.
Join ChessKid.com—it’s FREE! The world’s #1 chess site for kids: completely safe, educational and fun! More than 75,000 members!
Christian Women’s Voice
Christian Women’s Voice Magazine ~ Sisters in Christ Joined by the Word. We’re your resource for encouragement and inspiration.
Cognitopia®: Self-Management Made Simple—for cognitive disabilities: Picture Planner™ and more. Supporting self-determination and independent living through cognitively accessible UDL.
Digital Spring Apps
Educational, Easy, and Fun. Different apps for different ages. Free & Paid for Android Smartphones & Tablets.
Dora and Diego Homeschool Spanish
The most comprehensive, missionsminded, Biblically based Spanish curriculum for Preschool through 5th grade by naturalized Hispanic speakers.
Eagle Christian School
Providing a quality online Christian education anywhere, anytime to help equip students both academically and spiritually for the future.
Launch learning fun with Estes rockets! Free lesson plans! Educator bulk packs available.
Excellence in Literature
Let your student discover classic literature in its historic, artistic, and literary context with Excellence in Literature’s self-directed courses for grades 8–12.
Explorer’s Bible Study
Explorer’s Bible Study is for all ages. Each thirty-week workbook is divided into daily readings. See website for samples.
Figures in Motion
Award-winning history supplements to engage your children as they learn about the great leaders of the past.
Fun with Phonograms
Fun with Phonograms products are the K–3 reading curriculum foundation for nationally recognized “Blue Ribbon Schools” and homeschool families since 1986.
Globalstar E Comm Inc.
Globalstar E Comm has the “must have” BTS products. How about the hot Leapfrog Explorer Tablet (LFC32200)? Check us out!
Godstruck Ministries 4 Kids
CD’s entertaining storyline with Scripture songs allows kids to hide God’s Word in their hearts. Fun for the entire family!
Healthy Life Press
Trustworthy resources. Publish with us. Need more money? Kids can get product free.
Knights Book Knook
Spend less, get more, at your favorite science store. Come to KBK for all your science supplies and dissection specimens.
Little Laura Music
Learn Chinese Now! Dr. Toy Award-winner Bilingual Chinese-English Song and Storybook Now available in the App Store!
Lynne Thompson, The Soccer Mom
Your student will enjoy this innocent and humorous story about Tori’s plight to make sure no one is ever left out.
Meet the Teens
Make learning the teen numbers fun with Meet the Teens by homeschool mom Marcie Cooper. Free audio version included.
Creative cast of charming animated letters uses simple phonics rules and amusing stories to teach letter sounds to beginning readers.
Learn French with a competent and patient French teacher who has over 10 years of experience teaching at all levels.
“This exciting program is my favorite subject in school!”—Stephen Smith, age 15. Award-winning, creative computer curriculum from MotherboardBooks.com.
New Beginnings Homeschool Association
Mentoring through your first year using our 171-page guidebook and web workshops. When you don’t know where to begin . . .
Paradigm Accelerated Curriculum
Paradigm Accelerated Curriculum engages students, builds character, stimulates desire for wisdom, and accommodates individualized learning to reduce dependence on parents.
This iPad App is a 6-month Readiness Skills Tutorial in English and Spanish for PARENTS. A Guide/Concept Grounding.
Right Brain Math
Right Brain Math approach—Fun and Effective. “Awesome!” “Ingenious!” “Love it!” Free MisterNumbers 5-star Videos (million views)! Free Worksheets!
Sewing Kits 4 Kids
Help kids learn hand and machine sewing skills. Each creative project kit contains pre-cut materials and easy-to-follow instructions.
State History by A Helping Hand
State history courses, age 3–grade 12, Christian Perspective (teach all ages together). Also 50 state and U.S. geography studies.
Teach a Child to Read
Your child can learn to read in a balanced approach that incorporates phonics and writing, using storybooks as texts!
Teachers’ Helper Inc. located at 109 Margaret St. in Brandon, FL, is your one-stop shopping for all your educational materials.
Vocal Coach, LLC
Teach Pre-K–College singing fundamentals and advanced vocal techniques with Chris Beatty’s renowned Vocal Coach series in your homeschool environment.
Wreaths of Maine
Extracurricular activities have you working in circles? . . . That’s our job! Fundraisers specifically for homeschoolers since 1992.
Write At Home
WriteAtHome classes featuring engaging, personal online tutoring help students write better and get ready for college writing.
The Write Foundation
Frustrated with teaching writing? Parents can comfortably teach higher-level writing skills with these read-and-teach lesson plans. Try free samples.
Our Guided Journals and comprehensive online writing instruction equip students with the writing, thinking, and study skills for success.