Category Archives: Freebies

#bylcrateart Contest!

Request for pictures of your decorated BYL Family Reading Crate! Inspired by one of our customers (Michele M.), we are looking for some pictures of decorated family reading crate boxes for our use with future marketing efforts (webpage, Facebook, etc.). Color … Continue reading

Posted in Freebies | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Free Earth Day Mini Unit Study

April 22nd is Earth Day, the annual celebration to inspire awareness about pollution and appreciation for protecting the health of the environment. This is a great reason to get outside, especially if you’ve had a long winter. I know you can probably all enjoy a little fresh … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Freebies, Holidays, Nature Study | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

#bylcrateselfie Contest!

Request for pictures of you with your BYL Family Reading Crate! We are looking for some pictures of you with your reading crate box for our use with future marketing efforts (webpage, Facebook, etc.). If you would like to participate, … Continue reading

Posted in Freebies | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Ring in the New Year with a Freebie!

With the beginning of a brand new year just getting started, it’s a great time to reflect on the year that’s passed. I know I love to sit down with a notebook and remind myself of my favorite memories, goals … Continue reading

Posted in Freebies, Holidays | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Happy New Year And a Freebie!

Can you believe another year has gone? Time just seems to fly these days! I think this might be one of my favorite times of the year – there is something so exciting about having a whole brand new year … Continue reading

Posted in Freebies | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Vocabulary Notebook Freebie

One of the questions I get asked the most is what to do with the vocabulary words that are scheduled in the instructor’s guide. I’ve spoken about learning vocabulary in context, and I still believe that this is the best … Continue reading

Posted in Freebies, Language Arts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

12 Days of Christmas Freebie

The 12 Days of Christmas is a popular carol, but what does it all mean? Why would anyone gift someone a partridge in a pear tree? Or Leaping Lords and swimming swans? It’s just begging to be updated.  So why … Continue reading

Posted in Freebies, Holidays | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Back to Homeschool Series – “Organizing Your Schoolwork”

Last time we talked about organizing your home library. Today, I want to chat a bit about how to organize your child’s schoolwork. There are many different ways you can do this, but I’m going to show you what works for … Continue reading

Posted in Freebies, General Homeschooling, Information | Leave a comment

Summer Read-a-thon Activity Week 10

This week’s theme is all about books – so how about going on a Book Scavenger Hunt? You can do this at home if you have a good amount of books, or take it to the library or local bookstore. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Freebies, Read-a-thon | Leave a comment

Summer Read-a-thon Week 9 Activites

This week’s theme is Science and Math – there are so many fun ways to “play” with these academic topics! One of our favorite sources for science experiments is Steve Spangler Science. There are TONS of videos of experiments divided … Continue reading

Posted in Freebies, Math, Read-a-thon, Science | Leave a comment