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Save up to 15% + FREE Shipping + Bonus SmartPoints on Life of Fred Math:
Life of Fred Math ▼


(Orders $150 & Up)
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on Life of Fred
Math Curriculum

(For Grades K-8)

Homeschool Buyers Co-op

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The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to present our signature GroupBuy savings for Life of Fred! Life of Fred is a homeschool favorite math curriculum, Cathy Duffy Logo written by Professor Stanley F. Schmidt.

You can mix & match your title choices for Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Choose any 11 titles or more for 15% Off!

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Join Fred in a Math Adventure!

Life of Fred is a series of math books designed to give students a break from the old pattern of drill and kill. Instead of nothing but dry exposition and endless drill exercises, they contain fun stories about Fred Gauss, a child prodigy math genius. During his hilarious adventures, he encounters situations that call for solving math problems. Given Fred's hilarious adventures are written to draw learners in to read the character's next steps, children will soon be asking to read their MATH books!

The stories continue through the exercises, leading the student through their math lessons, all while reading Fred's travels. Many of the books have a series of quizzes called 'Bridges', every few chapters. Passing a quiz means the student is ready for the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions.

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Plus... receive Bonus SmartPoints (5 SmartPoints per dollar) and Free shipping on orders $150.00 and up!

NEW! Take full advantage of your Life of Fred curriculum with the official, recommended lesson plans for use with Homeschool Planet, the Co-op's rave-reviewed online planner.

Each plan lays out a recommended course of study in Homeschool Planet and gives you and your student one-click access to some of its most useful resources. See below for details.

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    • Fulfillment: Orders fulfilled in 1-2 business days (or less). All orders ship via best way.
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    • Returns/Cancellations: No returns available for this GroupBuy. Replacement for damaged goods only. The Co-op recommends viewing Life of Fred online samples prior to joining the GroupBuy to ensure a confident purchase. If the product is defective or damaged upon receipt, you may return it for a replacement within 15 days. Submit your return request at our Contact Us page. You will receive return instructions via email and/or phone.
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Life of Fred Math - Save Up to 15%

Qty: $ (each)
Life of Fred: Apples (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Butterflies (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Cats (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Dogs (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Edgewood (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Farming (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Goldfish (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Honey (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Ice Cream (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Jelly Beans (Gr. 1-4): $16.00
Life of Fred: Kidneys (Gr. 4-6): $16.00
Life of Fred: Liver (Gr. 4-6): $16.00
Life of Fred: Mineshaft (Gr. 4-6): $16.00
Life of Fred: Fractions (Gr. 6-8): Coming soon! $19.00
Zillions of Practice Problems Fractions (Gr. 6-8): $19.00
Life of Fred: Decimals and Percents (Gr. 6-8): $19.00
Zillions of Practice Problems Decimals and Percents (Gr. 6-8): $19.00
Life of Fred: Pre-Algebra 0 with Physics: $29.00
Life of Fred: Pre-Algebra 1 with Biology: Coming soon! $29.00
Life of Fred: Pre-Algebra 2 with Economics: $29.00
Life of Fred: Beginning Algebra Expanded Edition: $39.00
Zillions of Practice Problems Beginning Algebra: $29.00
Life of Fred: Advanced Algebra Expanded Edition: $39.00
Zillions of Practice Problems Advanced Algebra: $29.00
Life of Fred: Geometry Expanded Edition: $39.00
Life of Fred: Trigonometry Expanded Edition: $39.00
Life of Fred: Chemistry: $29.00
Bonus SmartPoints:5 / $1 spent
(Orders $150+):
Choose any 1-10 titles: Save 10%

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The Life of Fred Series are self-teaching books that cover math concepts from grades 1-8.

The Life of Fred Elementary Series consists of 10 books where learning with Fred starts. This series is intended for students in Grades 1-4, depending on the readiness of the reader.

The Life of Fred Intermediate Series covers topics appropriate for Grades 4-5. These three books (Kidneys, Liver, Mineshaft) get your child ready for the college prep math books.

The Life of Fred College Prep Series appropriate for Grade 5 through high school. Titles included in this offer cover topics such as Fractions, Decimals, and Percents, including companion guides: Zillions of Practice Problems Fractions and Zillions of Practice Problems Decimals and Percents.

Books are gloss-film laminated hardcover with Smyth sewn binding, fully indexed & illustrated, NON-CONSUMABLE.

Note: It is recommended that the books be enjoyed in the order they are listed here.

Also Note: Maximum quantity purchase (per order) for this product is 30. If you would like more than 30 titles, please place an additional order.

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NEW! Take full advantage of your Life of Fred curriculum with the official, publisher-approved lesson plans for use with Homeschool Planet, the Co-op's rave-reviewed online planner.

Each plan lays out a recommended course of study in Homeschool Planet and gives you and your student one-click access to daily plans, videos, printable worksheets and more.

Life of Fred Lesson Plans for Homeschool Planet

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Qty: $ (each)
Fun With Math for Life of Fred® Elementary Bundle - BEST VALUE: $39.60
Life of Fred: Apples: $4.95
Life of Fred: Butterflies: $4.95
Life of Fred: Cats: $4.95
Life of Fred: Dogs: $4.95
Life of Fred: Edgewood: $4.95
Life of Fred: Farming: $4.95
Life of Fred: Goldfish: $4.95
Life of Fred: Honey: $4.95
Life of Fred: Ice Cream: $4.95
Life of Fred: Jelly Beans: $4.95
What You Get:

  • A recommended course of study exclusively created for Homeschool Planet
  • Chapter by chapter suggestions for activities, websites, videos, worksheets, and more
  • One-click access to daily plans, videos, printable worksheets and more.
  • Check boxes for your students to check off as they complete their assignments, giving them a sense of accomplishment and you a permanent record of their achievement.
  • Automatic rescheduling of assignments when "life happens."
  • Automatic lesson plan updates as needed, with enhancements, link updates, etc.

    Note: You decide whether to apply the udpates.


  • "Daily Digest" email reminders to help you and your child stay on track
  • Grade your student's work to recognize or reward completion.
  • Track attendance for states where this is required.
  • Generate reports, reminders, and much more!


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