Home School Freebies

18 Feb

Hi there, Jackie,

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

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!


Finally, This week’s subscriber exclusive link:

by Kate Dickinson Sweetser

A great collection of ten short stories of girls who made a
difference in world history, including Joan of Arc, Victoria,
Sally Wister, Cofachiqi, Jenny Lind, Eliza Lucas, and others.
This is an excellent, fun to read collection of
historical biographies and stories for all ages.

Get it here:

Thanks again for being with us! Enjoy!

Your Friends,

The Erskine Family

645 Hopewell Church Rd, Canmer, KY 42722, USA


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