Monday, February 16, 2009

Homeschool Freebies

Received this on my Facebook. :O) Enjoy and pass along!

Well, here we are with this week's homeschool/family resources for you... and also a time-sensitive request for YOUR help this week (see below)!

First, here's a rundown of the cool stuff we've got coming your way this week:

Monday, Feb 16th:
Great President's Day Resource Links! (links)

Want to make the most of President's Day? Check out these Lesson Plans, virtual tours, poetry & the actual papers of presidents Washington & Lincoln!

Tuesday, Feb 17th:
A Chinese Wonder Book (PDF ebook)

This fascinating collection of Chinese stories and legends, edited by Maggie Hogan of Bright Ideas Press, is a great literature-based introduction to the rich history and culture of China. Includes a read-aloud guide.

Wednesday, Feb 18th:
"Harriet Tubman & the Railway to Freedom" (MP3 audio)

A classic old time radio dramatization of the story of Harriet Tubman and the activities of the "underground railroad" during slave years.

Thursday, Feb 19th:
Blessed Is The Man: High School Unit Study Sampler (PDF ebook)

"Blessed is the Man" is a wonderful High School Unit Study geared to Christian young men, and based on Psalm 1. Today's resource is this extensive 74 page preview of the complete four year curriculum - normally $10 on the publisher's website - but yours to download today! If you have growing boys in your household, DON'T MISS THIS!

Friday, Feb 20th:
Creatively Simple: How to Make Butter in the Blender (PDF ebook)

Learning to make butter is something everyone should do at least once. This simple ebook by Penny Raine can teach you how, using items you probably already have in your kitchen. Detailed instructions and lots of pictures.

You can get all of these on their respective days at:



If you are enjoying the resources we provide here, and would like to see more, could you please take a few moments to help us get the word out THIS WEEK?

If you have a blog, consider posting posting a note about our site there (maybe the list of this week's resources above?). Or... could you pass along an email or two to some homeschooling friends or your local support group, etc? Right at this time, we
would truly appreciate (and NEED) your help in getting the word out. We can't fill you in on the "why" of all this just yet...but trust us when we say: The more folks we get to visit our site in the next couple of weeks, the more clout we'll have to bring you some truly exceptional resources this Spring. So, could you take a few moments to help us with this today? With your help, the best is yet to come! Thanks for your consideration and support!

Thanks again for being with us! Enjoy!

Your Friends,

The Erskine Family

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