fairs to save money on homeschooling
One drawback to
homeschooling is that it can be an expensive undertaking,
especially when you consider the impact it has on the homeschooling
parent's ability to work for a full time income. One resource
many homeschooling parents utilize is the curriculum fair.
are usually held once a year. Parents are able to preview
new curriculums and resources for the upcoming school year.
But the secondary part of it is other homeschooling parents
are selling used or unneeded books, workbooks and unit studies,
meaning that you can pick up you entire year's worth of educational
materials at a great rate.
If you are looking
for specific curriculums, arrive as early as possible, and
bring a partner or friend to help you cover the most ground
in the shortest amount of time, each armed with a list. However,
don't overlook the oportunity of the bargains at the end of
the day by sellers who don't want to take the unsold materials
back home, or who don't want to hang onto them for an entire
Be sure to check
over used curriculums well... check for missing pages or pages
that cannot be easily reproduced that are needed for assignments.
Once you get home, it is often too late to do anything if
you find out all the assignments were removed.