Back to School Giveaway – Art, Geography, History & Philosophy Friday {closed}

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Intro to Art  Sampler Pack:  One lesson from level 1, Two lessons from level 2 and Two lessons from level 3.
Winner receives Intro to Art  Sampler Pack:  One lesson from level 1, Two lessons from level 2 and Two lessons from level 3.
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Home Art Studio

Home Art Studio This program is designed to increase students’ love and appreciate of visual arts.  The Home Art Studio program will enhance a child’s ability to problem-solve, think creatively, and truly see the world around them. The art projects students will complete are designed to illustrate the elements and principles of art in an age-appropriate way. Winner receives one DVD of your choice of grade-level specific art curriculum. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Homeschool in the Woods

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Composers Activity-Pak.  Get to know 42 composers whose contributions spanned the centuries! Also learn about various periods of classical music of Western Civilization from the Middle Ages to Modern! Other Lap Book™ projects include vocabulary terms, a timeline, and an understanding of the eras as well as purpose behind the compositions.

Winner receives one Composers Activity Pak.
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Maestro Classics

Maestro-Classics-250x250--ad-badge-for-website Stories in Music is the new classical music CD series for children and families. Produced by Maestro Classics, this series of works for narrator and symphony orchestra features new, sophisticated performances with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and child-friendly, fun-filled stories and musical explanations. Educational for adults and children alike, this series grew out of family concerts created by the late conductor Stephen Simon and his wife, music educator/executive producer Bonnie Ward Simon, and premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Rave reviews nationwide and numerous top awards have greeted this unique series of classical music CDs for kids with its signature format. Winner receives one full CD set, valued at $187.00. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Penguin Books

Penguin The Artists way for Parents
From the bestselling author of The Artist’s Way comes the most highly requested addition to Julia Cameron’s canon of work on the creative process. The Artist’s Way for Parents provides an ongoing spiritual toolkit that parents can enter—and re-enter—at any pace and at any point in their child’s early years.  According to Cameron: “Every child is creative—and every parent is creative. Your child requires joy, and exercising creativity, both independently and together, makes for a happy and fulfilling family life.”Focusing on parents and their children from birth to age twelve, The Artist’s Way for Parents builds on the foundation of The Artist’s Way and shares it with the next generation. Using spiritual concepts and practical tools, this book will assist parents as they guide their children to greater creativity.

Winner will receive one copy of this just published, highly anticipated book, The Artist’s Way for Parents.  Five Winners will be drawn! 
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Pick and Draw

Pick and Draw Homeschool moms have used this simple drawing game to do amazing things with their kids.  Learning and fun are combined together.  The game provides hours of creative fun and the book provides many activities that can be used in your curriculum.  A worldwide, multi-cultural following, Pick and Draw is also used to teach Biblical heart messages for church and the mission field.  Peek into the book at the PAD site.  Also available as an ebook on Kindle and Smashwords and Kobo. Winner receives a Pick and Draw game and The Big Book of Pick and Draw Activities.  a Rafflecopter giveaway

See the Light

STL God's SpecialGOD’S SPECIAL SURPRISE”  – 285 minutes of exciting content – The Moses Story + 3 complete step–by-step lessons + bonus features.  The three product lines are:  ART CLASS  FREE VIEW LESSONSART PROJECTS,  BIBLE STORIES & RELATED ART LESSONS.

Winner receives Art Class The Moses Story + 1 Bonus Lesson

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Bright Ideas Press

BIP Wondermaps-web-site-splash-graphic WonderMaps v1.1 (Download).  Value of $49.95.   WonderMaps is designed with easy-to-use layers that allow you to enjoy great customizable features with just a click. Select: historical or modern-day maps; outline, reference, political, or topographical maps; black-and-white or color maps; features including: names, borders, rivers, cities, physical features, and graticules.  WonderMaps includes:  65+ maps of the world; 60+ maps of the USA; 130+ historical maps, including 25 biblical maps; The complete map sets from The Mystery of History vols. I–III and All American History vols. I & II.  Discover how much excitement maps and geography will add to your learning experience through the amazing features of WonderMaps. Winner receives  a complete WonderMaps Download. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Geography Matters

Geography Matters Giveaway Have you ever thought that geography was a boring subject? Then you’ve never used these books! Eat Your Way Through the U.S.A. and Eat Your Way Around the World are a taste buds-on approach to geography. Each state or country has its unique geographical features and agricultural products. These influence both the ingredients that go into a recipe and the way food is prepared. Why stop with only your taste-buds? Let’s involve all the senses by adding Geography Through Art! This hands-on approach will supplement any study of geography, history, or social studies. Geography Through Art is sure to make a lasting addition to your home or school library. You’ll find yourself reaching for this indispensable guide again and again to delight and engage students in learning about geography through the culture and art of peoples around the world.

Winner receives digital copies of Eat Your Way Through the USA, Eat Your Way Around the World, and Geography Through Art.

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Knowledge Quest

KQ ChildsGeog-ExploreEarth A Child’s Geography-Explore His Earth -$32.95 value.  This is a complete, stand-alone Science and Geography Curriculum.  What you need to know:  This book is sure to delight ages 4 to 104, but is written primarily for grammar age explorers (gr 1-6).  243 pages packed with delightful information.  Print book + CD-ROM. CD-ROM includes reproducibles in the form of copywork passages, copywork templates, postcard templates, quizzes, world and continent maps, and more. Winner receives A Child’s Geography – Explore His Earth. a Rafflecopter giveaway


Classical Historian

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The Classical Historian teaches the past using the Socratic discussion, creative games, and analytical writing. We show students how to search for the truth in history through games and the tools of the historian.  Our materials show teachers and students how to systematically learn and practice the highest academic ideals, such as honesty, virtue, patience, and logical analysis.  Learning history is fun and challenging with The Classical Historian

Winner Receives 6 games:  Ancient History: Go Fish and Memory Games; Medieval History: Go Fish and Memory Games; American History:  Go Fish and Memory Games.

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CC Swashbucklers Swashbuckler Pirates Class (Meets Wednesdays at 1:30 CST, Starting September 4th) A $65 value.  Swashbuckler Pirates is a class for 4th-8th graders. Ahoy me hearties and climb aboard for an adventure in larnin’! We welcome lass’s and lads alike as deckhands where piratical knowledge can best be imparted to ‘em. All manner of the life of a pirate will be explored as we travel through the 7 seas! Don’t fret ye none parents- twill all be G rated for good measure! This class be meetin’ Wed. at 1:30 Central for 60 min. from Sept.04- Oct.16 for a total of 7 classes. All information and work will be provided by ye Capn’ Stephanie Prahl so sign up for the class and ye be well cared for! Winner receives  a Swashbuckler Pirates Live Class. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

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History Rocks! Part 1 and Part 2.  In Part One, the curriculum explores what would have happened if that person did not pursue their talent or career? In most cases that industry or our daily ways of life may have been completely altered.  In part two, the curriculum explores what would have happened if a particular female did not pursue their talent or career?   Some of the learning elements that you find in this curriculum are:  Historical facts, Reading comprehension activities, Mapping skill activities, Writing assignments, Encyclopedia searches, Various Projects, Science Experiments, A fact memorization game, Two different comprehensive final (review) tests

Winner receives  both History Rocks Part One and Part two.

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Girls of American History

Girls of American History Girls of American History is a multisensory curriculum that uses the American Girl books.  Multisensory is a way of teaching that helps children retain and comprehend information far better than standard methods.  The crafts, activities, field trips, and other resources make this an easy curriculum to teach because children enjoy it so much.  It is written for both boys and girls in the 2nd-6th grade.  This curriculum may be used as a literature guide, history curriculum or core curriculum with some supplementing. Winner receives one digital copies of each of her curriculum guides that goes along with American Girl books — Kaya, Felicity, Josefina, Kirsten, Addy, Samantha, Kit, and Molly.   a Rafflecopter giveaway

Heritage History

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British Empire.  The British Empire collection covers the history of the British Empire, from the earliest days of the Hanoverian dynasty to the turmoil of the First World War. It covers both the dramatic developments of the 18th and 19th within Europe, such as the industrial revolution and the Napoleonic wars, and also histories of the regions under British colonial control. This collection provides a good overview of world history with an emphasis on the colonial era. Winner receives British Empire CD. 
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Knowledge Box Central

KBC T_SOA Stages of the Ages ™ Timeline Notebook 5000 BC to Present – CD.  The “Stages of the Ages (TM) Timeline Notebook”  was born out of the frustration within our own homeschool. We had tried several different timeline notebooks, and we had created some of our own. However, the same problems kept cropping up: lack of space to document everything that we wanted to document, crowded pages, inability of the timeline notebooks to “grow” with us as my daughter got older, and more. I wanted to be able to REALLY have only ONE timeline notebook for my daughter…and have it last all the way through the end of high school. Winner receives Stages of the Ages Timeline Notebook. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Professor Carol


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Your Circle of Scholars Membership gives you access to everything on Professor Carol’s site including high school and college-prep courses, lively webinars, sessions on research skills, podcasts, and cultural offerings for the entire family.   Dr. Carol Reynolds films her courses largely on location and incorporates a wide variety of specialists, historians, and performers.  A retired professor of Music History from Southern Methodist University (Dallas), she serves as a Study Leader for the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. and is a much sought-after conference speaker and arts educator.  Never dull or superficial, she teaches through a unique mix of humor, substance, and skilled performance.  Credit courses include:  Discovering Music (300 years of Western Cultural History), Imperial Russia – A Cultural OdysseyAmerica’s Artistic Legacy, and an upcoming History of Early Sacred Music.

Winner receives One 10-Month Circle of Scholars Membership.  

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Veritas Press

VP Pages of History Pages of History transports the reader through the timeline of the world, providing a view of God’s work in every age. From a mysterious safe in a dusty library comes the gateway to a journey through history. What James and Lance thought would be a boring school project is astonishingly transformed into an adventure that will forever change their lives. In this exciting first volume, Secrets of the Ancients, James and Lance travel from Creation through the Reformation. Their adventures in history will captivate readers young and old. Winner will receive Pages of History, volume 1. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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  1. I am so excited to enter to win The Girls of American History Curriculum Set. That’s great stuff! My daughter loves American Girl Dolls and the books!

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