This website page has been created for homeschoolers as an easy way to locate items for subject based inquiries of interest to home educators. The first link(s) of each category will send you to the Weatherford Public Library catalog and pull up a list of items related to that particular subject area. The remaining links are website pages of free and low-cost resources online to assist in your child’s education.
Click on the button to see items available for check out at Weatherford Public Library.
1 Plus 1 Equals 1
Free early years curriculum and ideas are presented here. Links to additional resources abound.
ABC Jesus Loves Me
This comprehensive preschool curriculum for ages 1-5 focuses on the Bible, academics and development. Printable books are available for purchase for ease of use, but all weekly plans are free online.
This low-cost, online curriculum has won multiple awards! Integrated, progressive lessons with a built-in reward system motivates your preschool and kindergarten child to navigate through lessons in language arts, math, science, social studies. Access to corresponding songs, games books, puzzles, art projects, and printables reinforce learning options for both online and offline practice. The older learner can graduate to the new online program Adventure Academy, designed for learners ages 8-13.
Brightly Beaming Resources
From baby through first grade, free curricula resources are based on a child’s developmental stages.
Learning Lynx Classroom
This freeschooling website currently contains K-2 level materials and provides resources for the exceptionally gifted child to move at a faster pace than typical children their age. The Playroom, The Bear Basics, Awakening Woods, and The Engine Room are completed with more pages and levels to be developed in the future.
Mama's Learning Corner
There are some free resources on this website. You can also search by grade levels or subjects (purchase may be required), and be sure to view the book lists.
Starfall Learn to Read
Starfall offers a free and effective emergent reader program using a combination of systematic phonics and sight words. One of the most popular websites (free app also available) for early learners, the parent-teacher center offers lesson plans and guides. The positive reinforcement approach of interactive play provides motivation that may be especially helpful for special needs learners and English language development. A membership fee will give you access to even more content.
Living Montessori Now
Free Montessori materials and activities are discussed online and additional links to resources are available.
Mama's Happy Hive
Free printables are accessible by signing up (free). Free homeschool plan for toddlers and preschoolers include correlating ideas.
Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Choose free activity ideas for toddlers or preschoolers.
Tons of really cute and easy to put together toddler activities are free and demonstrated visually online. These are also great with special needs children.
Little Bins for Little Hands
Free bin ideas enhance STEM/STEAM, fine motor, sensory needs, LEGO® bricks, and other activities.
No Time for Flashcards
Hands-on fun replaces traditional ways of learning, like worksheets and flashcards. Easy to use website interface and visually appealing directions make this a great go-to site for free activities to supplement early childhood education and special needs education.
Fun with Mama
Free alphabet packs are available from this website, including lots of printables, crafts, recipes and more
Free preschool lesson plans, activities, crafts, and more make use of simple materials you should have on hand. Choose by theme or month for ideas.
The Kindergarten Connection
Inspiring ideas for early learners include crafts, lessons, games and more. See the freebies first, then there are purchase selections for more resources.
Child Care Land
Explore the free resources on this website. Teaching ideas and videos are also free. There is an option to purchase a membership with unlimited access.
The resources on the preschool page include the free Letter of the Week curriculum. See the printables resource page for more ideas.
Fantastic Fun and Learning
Look for free resources on this website in the printables as well as theme ideas. Lesson plans are available for purchase.
This is a great resource for homeschoolers, Christian daycares and schools: free full lesson plans, video demonstrations of activities, tub ideas, and story time plans. The excellent phonics and sight word booklets are useful for literacy.
Known for their high-quality educational toys, Lakeshore Learning now offers free resources including Lesson Plans, Printable Worksheets, Craft Ideas, Calendars & Clip Art, and more.
Many free and simple low-prep resources are available for preschool and elementary children, especially for language arts and math. These are high quality materials, and the booklets are an exceptional supplement to any reading program. Additional materials are available for purchase.
Use Daily Themes for an alphabetical index of the free themes on this website. A site map of all the holiday ideas, articles and themes are available here.
Use the left-hand side bar to access free activity calendars, ideas, and tips.
Free resources to teach your child to read sight words; flash cards, lessons, games and phonemic awareness activities.
This website has useful resources for teachers around the world, and nearly everything is free. May have some British spellings and terms (great for cultural studies). Special needs items are available as well.
A Teaching Mommy
Enjoy the free preschool and tot books found at the link above. See the corresponding devotionals for a Bible-based study. Like to watch Disney movies? Try the family Disney packs. All articles and resources are free.
This Reading Mama
Free printables (1,000+!) for classroom and home study, these quality resources are created by a teacher and homeschool mother. Much of the materials are especially helpful or adaptable for struggling and special needs children, and additional resources can be purchased.