Ideas, Support, and Free Resources for homeschoolers, afterschoolers and lovers of learning
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Our Free Curriculum, Lesson Plans, and Resources

We have a quickly growing assortment of free comprehensive lesson plans for homeschoolers, afterschoolers, and anyone else who wants to use them!

Bringing Up Learners Ancient History Curriculum - This signature series of free curriculum guides integrates the study of history, geography, literature, poetry memorization, world religions and more, through the use of living books, websites, hands on activities, and other resources.  Free manuals include 180 detailed daily lesson plans per year, and feature needed item checklists, shopping lists, and more!  The first year of ancient civilizations lesson plans is complete.  There is a second year of medieval lesson plans available in a rough spreadsheet format, to get you started on further history studies.  A free unit study on timelines is included.

Printable Travel Activity Book - This boredom-buster will be a great project to enhance your next road trip.  Includes several downloads and many links to pages you’ll want to include in your own version!

Additional Articles, Resource Lists, and Ideas for Learning

101 Ways to Spice up Your Learning – Feel like you are in a rut? Wondering how to come up with some out-of-the-ordinary ideas for your educational activities? Try a few of these ideas. Great for new and veteran homeschoolers or any parents of curious kids! (Bookmark for “one of those days”)

19 Can-Do Nature Walk Ideas – Unsure of what to actually DO on a nature walk with your youngsters? Bored with doing the same old things? Try these ideas to make your nature walks even more meaningful and relevant.

Too Creeped Out By My Nature Walk Ideas? – Like the Idea of nature walks, if it weren’t for all the “nature” you encounter on them? These ideas might help the squeamish, or even those who just don’t feel as at home in the great outdoors as they’d like (yet!).

Make Your Own Nature Journal – A Reader Favorite! – This cool hack shows you how to use a broken off stick, a rubber band, and a small stack of paper to create a cool nature journal. Easy, step by step directions. (Great idea for groups, co-ops, and classes, as well as your own family. Share the fun!)

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