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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!

[Subjects]  [/Writing]
    • Basic Handwriting for Kids - Manuscript - Alphabets and Numbersby Ms. Readman Ages: 4 - 15Here you will find some really NEAT and useful learning. The kids wil enjoy it as much as you do! There are just so many things to do on this page and here are just a few of them: create your own worksheet, spansih, cursive, bible school. Hope you enjoy!Subjects: alphabet letters, right and left handed, worksheets, links, english, math

    • Free Writing Courseby Write 101 Ages: 10+Newnovelist software uses the same methods that are used in England's leading university creative writing course and can help anyone start that novel that's lurking in all of us. It's also based on the same methods J K Rowling uses to write Harry Potter.Subjects: creative, writing, writers, story wizard, authors, short story

    • Worksheets by grade levelby Tlsbooks Ages: 4 - 10Welcome to, where you'll find a variety of free printable worksheets for home and school use. Tlsbooks offers numerous worksheets to supplement your early childhood education program, home day care, elementary school classroom or home-school.Subjects: subject worksheets, flashcards, grade by grade, handwriting, spelling, resources

    • Printable Font Samples and Examples [D'Nealian, Zaner-Bloser, Cursive, Manuscript]by abcteach Ages: 8 - 17abcteach now has a wide selection of fonts for use with all of our abctools, including many popular teaching fonts. The teaching font families include cursive fonts, ruled fonts, fonts with dotted letters, fonts with arrows showing strokes, outlined fontsSubjects: word scramble, worksheets, cursive, manuscripts, fonts

    • Online Elementary, Middle and High School Writing Coursesby Time 4 Writing Ages: 10+One-on-one writing help for kids - Time4Writing provides 8-week writing courses online that help elementary, middle and high school students build writing skills through one-on-one interaction with a certified teacher. (not a free resource)Subjects: writing, prompts, questions, daily, course, skills, essays

    • 10 Universities Offering Free Writing Courses Onlineby Education Portal Ages: 15+Whether you are currently writing professionally or are looking to break into the field, formal writing courses can help you to hone your skills. If you don't have the money or the time for campus-based courses...Subjects: free, writing, course, student, essays, training, online

    • Make Beliefs Comixby Bill Zimmerman Ages: 6 - 13Create your own comic strip -- it's easy and it's fun. Create talk bubbles, thought balloons, dialogue prompts and more.Subjects: create, comic strip, writing, dialogue, prompts, write, story

    • ABC Hand Writing Cardsby ABC Teach Ages: 4 - 9Print off these manuscript writing cards, complete with arrow rules. Your little one will be writing before you know it. [file in pdf format]Subjects: handwriting, practice, manuscript, directional arrows

    • Comic Strip Generatorby Read, Write, Think Ages: 10 - 16Cartoon character creator with personailzed text messages (choose the characters), manipulate the words in the mouth of famous people, make funny comments, create your own parodies, comic strip generator.Subjects: comic, creator, cartoon, author, tools, writing, prompts

    • Plinky Ages: 13+Plinky makes it easy for you to create inspired content. Every day we provide a prompt (i.e. a question or challenge) and you answer. We make it simple to add rich media and share your answers on Facebook, Twitter and blogs. Subjects: writing, prompts, questions, daily, communicate

    • Free Graphic Organizersby Heart of Discovery Ages: 5 - 13The first one is "blank". I intended for it to be used so CherryPie (who is incredibly right brained) can draw pictures of her ideas for her essay in the three middle boxes. The second one is "lined" so she could translate the pictures into sentence.Subjects: resource, writing, dialogue, prompts, write, story, essay, blanks

    • What Kids Are Sayingby What Are Kids Saying Ages: 7 - 18What Kids Are Saying offers kids educational games including the funny things kids say, their thoughts and help in improving their computer knowledge. Showcase your work in any of our writing contests for kids like you!Subjects: contests, writing, poetry, short story, international, music lyrics

    • How to Self-Publish Your Book With Little Or No Money!by Bettie E. Tucker Ages: 15+This concise, easy-to-understand book on self-publishing includes an English and Poetry Chapter for review and reference; a test to help you determine whether you should self-publish; instructions on how to obtain the necessary money to self-publish your Subjects: writing, writers, self-publishing, books, instruction

    • Express Yourself, Share Your Life, Conect with Friends Onlineby Live Journal Ages: 13+A pleasant blend of blog, journal and social network.  Share your views with the world, or keep them to yourself. Stay connected with news of friends and the family. Live Journal can inspire even the most reluctant writer of middle school aged or higher.Subjects: express yourself, share, life, connect, blog, social, network