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MATHS AND SCIENCE
The Mark Shuttleworth Foundation has provided free maths and science textbooks for the South African curriculum for Grades 0-12 for download at www.mathsexcellence.co.za
ONLINE PHONICS PROGRAMS
This site offers a range of alphabet and phonics activities, including downloadable, animated readers, music appreciation activities and more.
“My kids love this interactive site and the storybooks got my son starting to read at age 5, even though I had planned not to start him so early!” Shirley
Whether you have a beginner that is learning to read or an only child that is struggling, this totally free online phonics system will help you. There are a range of free, printable reading books to download for ages 4-12.
“What I like about these stories is that they are not ‘dumbed-down’ nor too advanced.” Shirley
BBC Dance Mat Typing is a free online typing programme for kids designed to help them learn to touch type. This fun, animated typing game is aimed at ages 7-11 years.
This site has free printable unit studies with worksheets in the following subjects: maths, language and science for preschool to grade 3. Themes include dinosaurs, oceans, insects, reptiles, space and zoo animals.
OTHER FREE HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUM LINKS
Freely Educate is a blog with lots of ideas and freebies.
Practical Pages is a great WordPress Site written and maintained by a fellow South African mom. She has lots of free lapbooks, art studies with a strong Charlotte Mason approach.
Ultimate Guide to Reading Comprehension – resources to help non-mother tongue English learners
FREE HOMESCHOOL PRINTABLES
Shirley’s site has Free Printable Preschool Worksheets including free preschool alphabet worksheets for writing letters and numbers, free coloring pages, printable Bible memory verse pictures and more.
FREE PRINTABLE HOMESCHOOL WORKSHEETS
Be sure to visit our Free Homeschool Worksheets page where you can find a growing supply of printable notebooking pages, printable maps, flags and other worksheets for your children.