Wondering if a particular homeschool product is a good fit for your eclectic, classical-leaning, gifted homeschool? We all know intense gifted kiddos eat curriculum for breakfast, which means we need a lot of options (and a lot of coffee!) Here, I dive in and share what works — and what doesn’t.
STEM / Hands-on / Games
- Robotis Dream 2.0 Screen-free robotics construction set
- Fischertechnik Screen-free robotics construction set
- GraviTrax Marble run construction set
- Chroma Cube Single-player logic game
- Code Rocket Learn to code
- Walls & Warriors Single-player logic game
- Illusion Cubes – coming soon! Preview here.
- IQ Six Pro – coming soon! Preview here.
- Great Wall of China Real brick model
- Dr. Livingstone’s Human Anatomy 500+ pc puzzle of the abdomen
- Buildings of the World 1000-pc jigsaw puzzle – coming soon! Preview here.
Art and Handicraft Kits
- Sonlight Hands-on History Projects, crafts, and more
- Djeco Natural World Workshop Gouache painting kit
- Chinese Brush Painting kit – coming soon! Preview here.
- Thinking Putty Mixed-by-me Kit A new twist on our favorite sensory putty
- Pix Brix: The Great Wave off Kanagawa – coming soon! Preview here.
- Apologia Science Audio MP3 CDs Science audiobooks
- Apologia Science Junior Notebooking Journal Guided notebooking
- Sonlight *NEW* Pre-K Curriculum with Montessori Updates Pre-K at home with good books and hands-on lessons
- Sonlight *NEW* Level K: Kindergarten US History A redesigned approach to American history
- Sonlight *NEW* Level D: US History for Elementary A complete literature-based American history curriculum
- Home School in the Woods Project Passport: Ancient Greece Lapbooks, audio stories, board games, mapwork, and more
- Sunflower Education Giant American History Timeline Hundreds of pages of resources for enriching your history study
- Robin Hood and other educational graphic novels
- Wile E. Coyote Physics Science graphic novels
- Stealing Home – coming soon! Prevew here.
- Jesus Heals A Catechesis Baby Believer Primer
- Psalm 23 A Catechesis Baby Believer Primer
- Baby Gym Books Movement and Rhythm for Infants
- Baby Babble Books Speech recognition for toddlers
Hands-on for Little Learners
- A-Z Uppercase Magnatab – coming soon! Preview here.
- Fantacolor Baby – coming soon! Preview here.
- Stabilo Pencils – coming soon! Preview here.
- Bronze and Sunflower Middle grade historical fiction (China; 1960s)
- Borderland: A Journey through the History of Ukraine Adult non-fiction
- Secret of the Hidden Scroll Simple chapter-books for for early readers
- Aunt Claire Presents… Turn-of-the-century books (with FREE curriculum printables!)
- Candlewick Press Encouraging curiosity with rabbit trails
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