Free Homeschool Curriculum & Other Resources

Welcome to the Co-op's database of free curriculum and other educational resources. We hope you will find curriculum and other resources here that engage and enlighten your children!

Note: We make every effort to recommend websites that have content that is appropriate for general audiences, but parents should ALWAYS preview the sites for suitable content.

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Thanksgiving-Themed Virtual Field Trips
Take a virtual voyage aboard "The Mayflower" and then take a virtual field trip to Plymouth in 1621....
History, Virtual Tour Various All
Virtual Field Trip To Ghost Towns
Take a virtual field trip to a Ghost Town! This website offers a virtual museum of historic "ghost towns" presented through both a video gallery and a...
History, Online Interactive All
Virtual Field Trip to USS Pampanito Submarine
ClickScholar MC recommended this website, sponsored by the San Francisco Maritime Museum, that provides a free virtual tour of the USS Pampanito, a WW...
History, Virtual Tour USS Pampanito Virtual Tour All
World History Sources for High School
ClickScholar Chris E directed me to this website, sponsored by The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, to "help world history...
History, Online Interactive World History Sources 14-18
3-D Geometry, Math Interactives & More
FREE "Interactives" section of the massive website has lots of new content...
Math, Science, Language Arts, History, Art, Online Interactive 10-13
A Sailor's Life For Me!
Age Range: 9-14 (approximately, and fun for all) A Maryland ClickScholar suggested this brand new multi-media website from the USS Constitution Museum...
History, Educational Games, Online Interactive History Game: A Sailor's Life For Me 9-14
Alexander Palace Time Machine
Age Range: 11-18 (Grades 6-12, with parental supervision). This website is the largest website dedicated to Romanov and Russian history and offers vis...
History, Virtual Tour Alexander Palace Time Machine 11-18
All of the History Websites You'll Ever Need
Age Range: 5-18 (grades K-12, with parental supervision). This website maintains a free, massive archive of over 1,200 history websites as well as li...
History, Online Interactive EdTechTeacher, Inc. 5-18
American Folk Lore
This site offers a huge selection of American folklore including tall tales, myths, legends, Native American tales, ghost stories, and more that you c...
History, Online Interactive American Folk Lore 3-18
American History Calendar
Age Range: 10 and up (approximately, younger children many enjoy aspects with adult supervision)
This ad-sponsored website offers a free American His...
History, Online Interactive American History Calendar 10-18
American History Calendar
Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision). This ad-sponsored website offers a free American History Calendar that highlights people an...
History, Online Interactive American History Calendar 10-18
American History Videos, Games, & Timelines
Age Range: 9 and up (with parental supervision; younger children may enjoy aspects of the site). This ad-supported website provides free streaming vi...
History, Online Interactive Have Fun with History 9-18
American Red Cross History
Age Range: 8-adult (grades 2-adult, with parental supervision). March is Red Cross Month. Dedicated to humanitarian service, this portion of the large...
History, Online Interactive American Red Cross 8-18
Animated U.S. History Timeline
Age Range: 9 and up (with parental supervision). This commercial website provides a free, 10-minute interactive, animated video of the geographic his...
History, Online Interactive 9-18
Art History & Appreciation
Age Range: 12 and up (Younger children may enjoy the artwork at this site, with parental assistance.)
This website is a free archive of pictures of ...
History, Online Interactive Web Museum, Paris: Famous Artworks Exhibition 12-18
Audio Literature
The creator of this website is a homeschooling mom of 4 boys. She originally created My Audio School for her dyslexic son, but had such a tremendous ...
Literature, History, Drama, Music, Online Interactive, Unit Study, Simulation My Audio School 5-18
Be A History Detective
Age Range: 11-18 (Grades 6-12, approximately). The Historical Scene Investigation (H.S.I.) website provides social studies students with the opportun...
History, Online Interactive William & Mary, Univ. of KY & Library of Congress 11-18
Best Classical Music Website For Kids!
Age Range: 5-14 (with parental supervision; all ages can enjoy aspects of the site) ClickScholar Gayle reminded me of this website that we featured in...
Music, History, Educational Games, Online Interactive, Lesson Plan 5-14
Carrots as Fine Art & Much More
Age Range: 5-105
Note: This site is for kids and adults. There are pages intended for more mature audiences. As always, parents should preview the s...
Art, History, Science, Online Interactive Carrot Museum 5-18
Castles & Medieval Life
Age Range: 6-10 (about grades 1-5, with adult supervision). ClickScholar Fran suggested this website that provides a kind of virtual tour of a castle...
History, Virtual Tour 6-10
Celebrate Pi Day on March 14th!
Age Range: All (with parental supervision) Did you know that March 14 is International Pi Day? Pi is the ratio of a circle's cirumference to its diame...
Math, History, Educational Games, Online Interactive, Drill & Practice Exploratorium: Pi Day 3-18
Columbus Day Math
Age Range: 9 and up (with parental supervision) It's Columbus Day, a U.S. federal holiday. This website (that we've featured in the past) integrates m...
Holidays, History, Online Interactive Columbus Navigation Homepage 9-18
Digital American History for K-12
The University of Houston sponsors this free, in-depth, American history website...
History, Online Interactive, Lesson Plan All
Discover the Renaissance
Age Range: 10-18 (Middle/High School). This is one of the best interactive sources for learning about the Renaissance. Developed by the Allentown Art...
History, Online Interactive Allentown Art Museum 10-18
Early British Kingdoms For Kids
Age Range: 10 and up (Approximately, with parental guidance. See link to the "Kids Version" for about ages 5-10 below.)

ClickScholar Theresa recomm...
History, Online Interactive Early British Kingdoms 10-18
Early British Kingdoms For Kids
ClickScholar Theresa recommended this website that provides the history of the rise of Celtic nations and kingdoms (in what is now England and Scotlan...
History, Online Interactive Early British Kingdoms 10-18
Engaging Social Sciences Games and Much More
This website that provides a free sampling of curriculum-based entertainment in the form of educational games that were designed for Discovery Educati...
History, Geography, Online Interactive NDi Media 9-18
Experience Life as an Immigrant to New York in 1890 (CSAW)
A big thank you to Kim Railey who recommended this FANTASTIC website that helps you travel back in time to see what life was like as an immigrant to t...
History, Social Studies, Online Interactive The Tenement Museum: From Ellis Island to Orchard Street 9-18
Explore History through Timelines
Age Range: 10-adult (grades 5 and up, with parental supervision). Lovers of timelines will thoroughly enjoy this simple to navigate and ultra-informat...
History, Online Interactive HyperHistory Online 10-18
Exploring Cranberries
The Exploring Cranberries website goal is to educate on how cranberries benefit our health, environment, healthy food choices for children. Cranberrie...
Agriculture, Factory Tours, History, Online Interactive, Virtual Tour Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association 8-10
EyeWitness to History
This is a most remarkable website for the study of history as it presents eyewitness accounts of historical events that have occurred throughout the w...
History, Online Interactive Ibis Communication 10-18
Free "Constitution 101" Video Course
Age Range: 13 and up (approximately, with parental supervision) ClickScholar Pat Forsythe suggested this website, sponsored by Hillsdale College, that...
History, Online Interactive Constitution 101: The Meaning and History 13-18
Free Activites: The Pilgrim Adventure
These free Pilgrim activities were designed for ages 10 and up, but they can be used at any grade level....
History, Online Interactive, Unit Study Funtastic Unit Studies 10-18
Free Animated History Activity eBooks!
Age Range: 8 and up (approximately, with parental supervision) This website provides resources that combines Language Arts with History and Social Sci...
Language Arts, History Dripping Springs Community Library 8-18
Free Audio Literature
Age Range: 4-104 (As always, parents should preview content to determine suitability.)
Once again, I have a Maryland ClickScholar to thank for this r...
Literature, Reading, Poetry, History, Online Interactive 4-18
Free CD of K-12 History Lessons & More
Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12). This website, sponsored by the non-profit, non-partisan American Heritage Education Foundation, provides FREE K-12 les...
History, Online Interactive American Heritage Education Foundation 5-18
Free Curriculum E-book!
This commercial site offers a FREE e-book - different title each week!...
History, Literature, Language Arts, Oceanography, Earth Science, Online Interactive, Unit Study 3- 21+
Free DVDs - Stossel in the Classroom
Age Range: 11 and up (middle school, high school, and college level)
A big THANK YOU to ClickScholar Nancy Hogan for recommending this website "Stoss...
Economics, Health, Agriculture, History, Language Arts, Unit Study, Lesson Plan Stossel In The Classroom 11-18
Free Films That Teach History!
Age Range: 8 and up (with parental supervision) This ad-supported website offers free, well-produced, short films of noteworthy events in early Americ...
History, Online Interactive 8-18
Free Game & Curriculum on History of Detroit
Age Range: 8 and up (with parental supervision, non-readers will need assistance). The Detroit Historical Society sponsors this website that provides ...
Social Studies, History, Online Interactive Detroit Historical Society 8-18
Free Game & Curriculum Teach the War of 1812
Age Range: 9-14 (about grades 4-8, with parental supervision). A Maryland ClickScholar suggested this website, sponsored by The National Park Service ...
Social Studies, History, Online Interactive Fort McHenry National Historic Monument 9-14
Free Historical Paper Dolls
A homeschool mom named Veronica Maria (who also happens to be a history buff and talented artist) created this site that offers FREE Paper Dolls based...
History, Art, Online Interactive Paper Dali 5-12
Free History Audios & More!
Age Range: 11 and up (middle school, high school, and beyond, with parental supervision)
A Maryland ClickScholar suggested this commercial website th...
History, Online Interactive, Simulation Learn Out Loud: History 11-18
Free History Curriculum
This History curriculum freebie was recommended by Sun B. in California for homeschool teachers to teach our children about the histories of the major...
History, Lesson Plan ProntoLessons 6-8
Free History DVD & Timeline Poster
Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12)
Hurry, you only have until July 1, 2010 to take advantage of this terrific opportunity
History, Tutorial History Channel: America - The Story of US 5-18
Free Homework and Research Resource
Age: 11-13 Kidipede is a homework and research resource specifically written for middle school kids by university-level professors...
Reference, History, Social Studies, Online Interactive Kidipede 11-13
Free K-12 History Lessons & free CD
Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12)
ClickScholar MaryAnna recommended this website sponsored by the non-profit, non-partisan American Heritage Education Fo...
History, Online Interactive 5-18
Free Kids' World History Textbook & Games
This website (sponsored by the fabulous KidsKnowIt Network) that provides a FREE, online world history textbook, games, and historical quotes for kids...
History, Online Interactive 7-12
Free Lessons & Activities On Puerto Rico
Age Range: 6-13 (Elementary grades, with parental supervision) October 18th, 1898 was the date that Spain turned over Puerto Rico to the United States...
Geography, History, Educational Games, Art, Lesson Plan, Online Interactive, Unit Study Boricua Kids 6-13
Free Lessons on the Bill of Rights
Age Range: 10-18 (Middle School and High School, with parental supervision). This website delivers free lessons to help boost students' knowledge of ...
History, Online Interactive Bill of Rights Institute 10-18