What Makes a Good Homeschool Notebooking Page (with free printables)


Not all notebooking pages are created equal! Here’s a truth: workbooks/worksheets with pre-selected questions which can have only one answer are to learning what salt is to food–a little dab is welcome, but in larger amounts kills all taste and makes the meal horrible! I was brought up to believe that a good student studied […]

Using Little House on the Prairie in Your Homeschool

This post contains my referral link which helps support the work of this site. Here’s my full disclosure policy. Using Little House on the Prairie in Your Homeschool With the hustle and bustle of life, don’t we all wish to return to a simpler time? I know I do!  While we may not be able to change […]

FREE Video Tutorial: The Art of Organizing Using Free Containers


We know how much you homeschoolers love to save a buck! We think you’ll love this video tutorial on the art of organizing using free (and nearly free) containers by Sarah Mueller of Early Bird Mom. Organizing doesn’t have to be expensive!     Here is FHD’s large collection of free homeschool planning resources!

FREE Johnny Appleseed Homeschool Resource Unit

Do you know that John Chapman, also know as Johnny Appleseed, was born on Sept 26, 1774? That’s right his special day is just around the corner! Now you can spend some time learning all about him, and celebrate his birthday with some delicious recipes, crafts, and fun! Below is a list that I compiled […]

Homeschooling for Free and Frugal: Saving You Money for the Homeschool Life (FREE eBook for you!)

homeschooling for free and frugal ebook

  Shortly after I started FHD in 2012 I released a free eBook for my readers called Homeschooling for Free and Frugal: Saving You Money for the Homeschool Life. This eBook has been a favorite among readers and I’m told it is very helpful and encouraging. I felt it was time for a fresh update and expansion […]

How to Have Your Children Take Music Lessons for Free

This post is from contributor, Jenn Hoskins. This post contains affiliate links. Recently, one of my children expressed interest in learning to play drums. Another has been begging to play the violin. I realized two things pretty quickly. One, I don’t have any musical talent to help them. Two, and most important, I cannot afford […]