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Budget Homeschool Links

Thank you for visiting Budget Homeschool. This section of our site provides free resources for homeschooling parents and students on a variety of topics and subject matter. I hope you find these links useful.

While I do my best to keep this list as up-to-date as possible, some websites do fall by the wayside. If you find a bad link, or a link that should be included here, please let me know.

Happy Homeschooling!

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    • Help Your Child Learn to Readby Susan Jindrich Ages: 3 - 12Exposing your child to the rhythm of the language. This will help them read with some animation in their voice instead of just a monotone. It also helps them develop rhyming skills.Subjects: resource, parental guide, language, listening, writing skills, reading readiness, child, visual clues

    • Room 108 Kids Storiesby The Kids Stories Center Ages: 4 - 9Read these simple books based on the Dolch Sight Words with pattern sentences. This is excellent to teach reading to the beginning reader. These stories have animation and changing background sounds. The reader can click words to hear how they sound.Subjects: animated storybook, stories, sight words, storybooks, interactive, picture book, beginning reader

    • You Solve It Mysteriesby 5 Minute Mystery Ages: 8+Solve the most recent mystery, then visit the archives to solve more! Move up in the rankings by choosing all of the correct clues and suspects and earning bonus points for solving more difficult cases.Subjects: fun, sleuth, clues, problem solving, suspects, game, mysteries, points, lesson plans, iPhone, suspense

    • Children's Storybooks Onlineby Carol Moore Ages: 4 - 15Illustrated children's stories for kids of all ages. One day, overnight, the world turned violet. Just about everything turned violet from the sky and ocean and mountains to the trees and animals and people and from the tallest skyscrapers to ...Subjects: books, children, preschool, youth, animals, treasure, audio, reading skills, primary grades, students, reading skills

    • Google Lit Tripsby Collaborative Ages: 5 - 18A different way to read great literature! This site is an experiment in teaching great literature in a very different way. Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place... and so much more!Subjects: resource, literature, reading, Google Earth, travel, stories, digital literacy skills, library, virtual expeditions

    • Free Reading & Phonics Games

    • Learning to Read Naturally

    • Words Ahead: Reading Readinessby Vibrant Learning Affiliates Ages: 5+Students who struggle to speak will have trouble reading, and remain ill-prepared. They rightly feel they aren't able to succeed because they aren't up-to-speed. For those who seek a better way to teach reading skills, use this site.Subjects: resources, vocabulary, learning, readiness, speech, comprehension, students, preparation

    • Spelling The Sticky Truth [Grades 4-6 Lesson] Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

    • Reading Games for Kidsby Kaboose Ages: 3+Try these fun games for kids and moms too! For some indoor fun download or play Kaboose free online games with hundreds of themes!Subjects: reading, games, freeware, javascript, reading, safe site

    • Directional Tracking Explainedby Miscese R. Gagen Ages: 5 - 12Empower academic success with correct and direct instruction in English fluency and literacy. At any educational level, students who struggle to speak will have trouble reading, and remain ill-prepared. They rightly feel they aren't able to succeed.Subjects: English, reading, language, sounds, poor readers, directional tracking, reading development, processing, comprehension, effective technique, words, teach children, students

    • Children's Books Online the Rosetta Project, Inc.

    • Read the books

    • If You Love To Read

    • PBS - Mark Twain Scrapbook

    • Online Children's Stories

    • Fables from Aesop - Four Animated Fables by Viking Children's Books

    • Grumpy Mr. Grady by Scott Stroud - a Home's Cool Kids book

    • Paul Bunyan Trail - A Tall Tale - The Giant Lumberjack

    • The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

    • Children's Authors & Illustrators on the WebA great source of information about a great many children's writers and illustrators. The websites listed here include authors' personal websites and websites maintained by fans, scholars, and readers. Children's literature, authors websites.Subjects: Children's literature, authors websites