11-27-2019 Newsletter

In this issue:
  • It's LAST CALL for Learning Fun Month at the Co-op!
  • GroupBuy Roundup :
    • LAST CALL - College Prep Genius, Skoolbo and BrainPOP

    • NEW - Adventure Academy, ABCmouse.com and ReadingIQ

    • Gift Ideas for Creative Learning - Home School in the Woods, Animation-ish, Starry Night, Fab@School Maker Studio, Learning Wrap-Ups, MEL Science, Q Wunder and Times Tales

    • In the Pipeline - Cyber Week Deals

  • Freebies: Homeschool Expo, Free Curriculum & More

  • Cathy Duffy Reviews

  • Homeschool Garden

  • Just for Fun
GroupBuy Roundup

College Prep Genius - Save 21% + Get 1,500 SmartPoints - Ends Sat., 11/30!

College Prep Genius - Save 21% + Get 1,500 SmartPoints

Does your student get nervous about test taking? If so, take a look at the College Prep Genius Comprehensive eCourse, an award-winning SAT and PSAT/NMSQT test preparation program created by SAT Instructor and homeschooling mom, Jean Burk! This course is designed to help students master the strategies behind the PSAT and SAT tests in order to improve their overall performance.

It's LAST CALL to save 21% on College Prep Genius Comprehensive eCourse, exclusively through the Co-op. Plus, we will throw in 1,500 SmartPoints to make this deal even sweeter.

Skoolbo - Save $40 - Ends Sat., 11/30!

Skoolbo - Save $40

It's LAST CALL to save $40 on an Annual Family Membership for Skoolbo, a complete online early learning program for grades K-4.

Trusted by over 100,000 teachers with their classes and their families, Skoolbo covers reading, writing, numeracy, languages, science, art, music and brain games.

BrainPOP - Save 20% - Ends Sat., 11/30!

BrainPOP - Save 20%

It's LAST CALL to save 20% on award-winning BrainPOP!

BrainPOP®'s award-winning Homeschool educational resources engage students in grades K-12 through animated movies, educational games, interactive quizzes, informational texts, online activities, and more. There is even a free teacher community, BrainPOP Educators, which features lesson plans, webinars, video tutorials, graphic organizers, shared best practices, and other tools to help you make the most of your one-year subscription.

NOTE: This GroupBuy is for new subscribers only.


Adventure Academy - Save 60% - $45 per year - Ends Mon., 12/2!

Adventure Academy - Save 60% - $45 per year

Does your child like educational games, videos, puzzles, and more? The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to offer members savings of 60% - only $45 for a year subscription for up to three students to Adventure Academy, a fully immersive virtual 3-D universe from the creators of ABCmouse.com.

Students in elementary and middle school are invited to join the ranks of young scholars at Adventure Academy and access unlimited learning adventures building critical knowledge skills in math, language arts, science, social studies, and more!

ABCmouse.com - Save 60% - $45 per year - Ends Mon., 12/2!

ABCmouse.com - Save 60% - $45 per year

Give your child a head start on Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies and more with ABCmouse.com, the award-winning early learning online program for kids ages 2 - 7!

ABCmouse.com is a complete grade PreK-2 online curriculum with more than 8,500 standards-based learning activities your child will learn through 1,500+ brand-new books, puzzles, games, videos, songs, art activities, and much more. ABCmouse.com also works on computers, tablets, and smartphones.

Save 60% - only $45 - on an annual subscription to ABCmouse.com which comes with 1 parent profile and up to 3 children.

ReadingIQ - Save 60% - $45 per year - Ends Mon., 12/2!

ReadingIQ - Save 60% - $45 per year

The Co-op is pleased to present an exclusive offer for Reading IQ from the creators of award-winning ABCmouse.com. Students between the ages of 2-12 have unlimited access for all devices to thousands of popular book titles at their fingertips - anytime & anywhere!

ReadingIQ subscriptions includes a parent profile and up to three (3) children per account. Co-op Members can purchase a 1-year subscription with savings of 60% - only $29.99!

Gift Ideas for Creative Learning

Home School in the Woods - Immediate Availability + BONUS SmartPoints

Home School in the Woods - Immediate Availability + BONUS SmartPoints

Home School In The Woods believes that the best way for a child to cement the lessons he or she has learned is through hands-on activities and projects! That is why they have created Hands-On History Activity Paks. Each Activity-Pak download contains one complete Lap Book™ project, step-by-step directions, and all the printable masters needed to complete each activity.

Even though Home School In The Woods doesn't allow resellers to discount their products, by purchasing through the Co-op, you get
Immediate Availability and Bonus SmartPoints (20/$1).

Animation-ish by FableVision - Only $34.99

Animation-ish by FableVision - Only $34.99

Designed for grades K-12, award-winning Animation-ish from Peter H. Reynolds and FableVision, provides your children with an easy-to-learn animation interface, lessons on animation, curriculum-based activities across 7 subjects for a cross-curricular experience, and much more.

Members save 42% (only $34.99) on a license for one computer (PC or Mac) which can be used by the entire family. As a special bonus, members also receive Peter's Animation Storyboarding Kit, a 19-page PDF step-by-step for planning animation films so your children can "show what they know"!

Starry Night - Only $39.95

Starry Night - Only $39.95

Exclusively through the Co-op, members save 20% - - only $39.95 for an Annual Subscription good for up to three users for the award-winning browser-based curriculum Starry Night Astronomy and Layered Earth Geology, Meteorology and Physical Geography from Simulation Curriculum Corp.

Starry Night combines an interactive sky simulator, lesson plans and extensive teacher resources. Layered Earth integrates your Earth Science curriculum with the latest technology to prepare your students for the skills they'll need in the 21st Century.

Fab@School Maker Studio - Starting at Only $19.99!

Fab@School Maker Studio - Starting at Only $19.99!

Has your student wanted to design and create 2D or 3D items such as pop-ups, masks, trees, geometric constructions, buildings, cubes, and working machines? If so, check out Fab@School Maker Studio, an easy-to-use web-based digital design program for grades 3-8 from FableVision Learning that invites your student to experience STEM (and STEAM) learning in a more engaging way!

An annual online subscription starts at $19.99 with additional savings for multiple students (up to 38%) for this exclusive GroupBuy offer!

Learning Wrap-Ups & Learning Palettes - Save 25% + Get BONUS SmartPoints

Learning Wrap-Ups & Learning Palettes - Save 25% + Get BONUS SmartPoints

Learning Wrap-Ups make practicing math drills less of a chore and more fun for both kids and parents! With their very own self-correction method, these products are great for daily drills and practice.

Learning Palettes are the perfect kits for homeschoolers to use just the right curriculum to challenge a student in a particular area and help them build their confidence and work at their own pace.

Members save 25% and get Bonus SmartPoints with their purchase of this exclusive and homeschool favorite GroupBuy!

MEL Science - Save 30% + FREE Shipping* + BONUS SmartPoints

MEL Science - Save 30% + FREE Shipping* + BONUS SmartPoints

MEL Science is a monthly subscription that delivers everything you need for safe chemistry experiments right to your door. This subscription gives your child or teen the opportunity to experience real science without needing a lab.

Exclusively through the Co-op, members can save 30% - only $24.43 on their monthly subscription plus get FREE Shipping ( U.S. addresses only) and get Bonus SmartPoints!

Q Wunder - Save up to 40% + FREE Shipping*

Q Wunder - Save up to 40% + FREE Shipping*

Q Wunder, an award-winning life skills curriculum from EQtainment for grades Pre-K through 5, is a comprehensive parent and kid friendly curriculum for teaching kids social and emotional skills. Children join Q on fun adventures fueled by valuable, research-based lessons. Appearances by Q’s celebrity friends help to amplify the fun!

A subscription to the Q Wunder Super Bundle retails for $162.95, but by purchasing through the Co-op, members pay $97.77 - a 40% savings!, plus get FREE Shipping (*US addresses only). Also available is the Q Wunder Digital Bundle at a 35% savings!

Times Tales from Trigger Memory Systems - Save 20% + FREE Shipping*

Times Tales from Trigger Memory Systems - Save 20% + FREE Shipping*

Award-winning Times Tales Multiplication Mastery Bundle from Trigger Memory Systems is a creative, innovative mnemonic-based program that makes it fun and easy to memorize the upper multiplication facts. Times Tales works for all kinds of learners and is endorsed by nationally acclaimed dyslexia expert, Susan Barton. It is geared towards right-brain, visual learning making it fun and easy for students to master the upper, most difficult times tables.

Exclusively through the Co-op, members save 20% plus get FREE Shipping (*continental US orders only).

In the Pipeline

In the Pipeline Intro with Ordered List

Cyber Week Deals - These Special Offers and GroupBuy savings are "in the bag". See What's Coming!

For some, there are a few more details to be worked out before we can go live. We hope to take these GroupBuys live in the next few weeks. Stay tuned!

Freebies: Homeschool Expo, Free Curriculum & More
Homeschool Expo

We are so excited to announce the launch of Homeschool Expo, our newest members-only perk!

Homeschool Expo is a new resource where you can find exclusive offers for Co-op member families on everything you need for your homeschool from curriculum to organization.

To access all the amazing special offers available, simply log into your Co-op account, then select the Homeschool Expo link in the upper menu. Be sure to visit the Homeschool Expo often as new offers are added regularly and some are only here for a limited time.

FREE Give Thanks Craft Booklet

FREE Give Thanks Craft Booklet

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we have a special Freebie just for you!

This season, decorate your home with some fun and simple crafts, suitable for all ages, that help display things for which your family is thankful. We have created this FREE booklet of templates and directions to make:

  • Thankful Turkey Napkin Rings - let these cute little turkeys adorn your table and show others what you are thankful for
  • Give Thanks Banner - hang this simple banner for everyone to see showing the things for which we are appreciative
  • Little Book of Gratitude - create a mini gratitude journal to serve as a reminder of things to be grateful for this year and always

NOTE: Once you get to the SmartPoints Vendor Hall page, scroll down to the first listing and follow the directions to get your FREE downloadable Give Thanks Crafts Booklet.

FREE Curriculum from ClickSchooling

FREE Curriculum from ClickSchooling

Does it seem like you spend countless hours searching the internet for resources, games, worksheets, and more for your children? Well, look no further!

The Co-op is pleased to offer our members a database of free curriculum and other educational resources from our ClickSchooling partner. This week, we offer these free curriculum discoveries and their ClickSchooling reviews. Also, you can sign up for your free daily (Monday - Saturday) curriculum ideas.

Please let us know if YOU find any great educational websites!
Cathy Duffy Reviews
By special arrangement with Cathy Duffy (author of the book "102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum"), Co-op members hear about Cathy's latest reviews.
Don't forget that the Co-op has BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET for many of
Cathy Duffy's 102 Top Picks!


Get the Best Deal Anywhere for Cathy Duffy Top Picks.


And, if you're not sure which curriculum might be right for your child, take a look at Cathy's 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum -- and save 50% on the various eBook editions, if you purchase through the Co-op!
Homeschool Garden

Homeschool Garden

Homeschool Garden

If you have been digging around for that sunny spot online with helpful tips, homeschooling knowledge, DIY lessons, regular encouragement and a harvest of other interesting topics, then come on by and visit our Homeschool Garden.

Our goal is to help you to cultivate the fields of home educating your seedlings, grow your homeschool confidence and reap the fruits of your labor.

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