Purchasing curriculum and supplies for homeschooling can add up quicker than you think! If I were to add up the number of books we take out from the library alone, the cost would be astronomical! Owning a Kindle is one way to help cut costs. From the large selection of free books, to the every growing selection of both fun and educational apps, it is a purchase that has enriched our homeschooling and saved us money!
1. ABCMouse - is a multi-award winning early learning academy that offers a full online curriculum for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten learners. With more than 5,000 fun and interactive learning activities that teach reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. This is a member app where new members get a free month!
2. Rosetta Stone - Learn to speak Spanish, Italian, German, French, English, or one of 19 other languages on your Kindle Fire devices anytime, anywhere. Learning with this free mobile app is like having a personal language tutor. You’ll discover new vocabulary and grammar—and learn how to use your new language skills in conversation.
3. BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week - The free BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app delivers a different animated movie every week – plus related quizzes and educational activities. For more access to BrainPOP Jr.’s content, choose an optional in-app subscription and enable kids to explore hundreds of topics within Science, Reading & Writing, Math, Health, Social Studies, and Arts & Technology.
4. The Wheels On The Bus – This all in on activity center includes 10 education and entertaining games as well as 11 verses of the song, “The Wheels on the Bus!”
5. Word Brain – Great for middle and high school students! It starts very easy but gets challenging quickly. Find the hidden words, slide your finger over them, see the puzzle collapse. Do it all in the correct way and order and you will be able to clear the grid. There are 580 levels!
6. Math Blaster HyperBlast – This is a favorite on our computer and it is awesome that there is now an app so it travels easily! There are 5 levels of mind-bending math with 6 subjects available. Addition is free! Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, and Standard Form are in-app purchases.