Learning Resources for PARENTS of Self Guided Kids

Learning Resources for Parents

Below listed are learning resources for children whether home educated, self directed or the child receiving a public or private education. This list is updated regularly. Please let me know if you have a wonderful resources that you think we should mention.

Art Apps

  • Toontastic
  • Museum of Modern Art

Art Online


Free Education Lists

Geography Apps

  • Stack the Countries
  • Stack the States

Geography Online

History Books

History Games

Languages Apps/Tools

Languages Online

Law / Government Games

Math Apps

Math Books

Math Books – Young Kids

Math Games

  • 7 ate 9
  • Abalone (strategy)
  • Blokus
  • Circles
  • Cover your Assets – Grows counting to 1 million (Card Game)
  • Dice and a deck of Cards provide endless math games to reinforce math facts
  • Difference War and other variations of the game War (Card Game)
  • Double Shutter
  • Equate
  • Hiss
  • Incan Gold
  • Logic Links
  • Number Chase
  • Pentago
  • Pico Ferme Bagel Online
  • Pile it game
  • Prime Climb – (A favorite)
  • Rumis
  • Set
  • Sleeping Queens
  • Snap Circuits (Engineering)
  • Tsuro: The Game of the Path (Strategy)

Math Online

Programming Apps

  • Cargo Bot
  • Codea
  • Hopscotch
  • Light Bot Hour of Code
  • Logo
  • Robo & Bobo

Programming Books

Programming Games

Programming Online

Reading Online

Philosophy Online

Science Apps

Science Books

  • Essential College Physics, Volume 1 – Andrew Rex, Richard Wolfson
  • Psychological Science AND Cognitive Neuroscience – Michael Gazzaniga
  • The Story of Science Series – Joy Hakim
  • The Brain: An Introduction to Neurology – Ellen Johnston McHenry

 Books – Young Kids

Science Games

  • Bamboleo (Physics)
  • Bausack (Physics)
  • Elementeo (Chemistry)

Science Online

Sewing Books

  • The Party Dress Book: How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room by Mary Adams, Amy Sedaris
  • Sew Serendipity: Fresh and Pretty Designs to Make and Wear – Kay Whitt
  • Sew What! Skirts: 16 Simple Styles You Can Make with Fabulous Fabrics – Francesca DenHartog

Twitter Connections

  • Gifted Homeschoolers forum @GiftedHF
  • Free Your Kids @FreeYourKids
  • The Libertarian Homeschooler @TLHomeschooler
  • Hoagies Gifted Education Page @hoagiesGifted

Writing Books

  • Handwriting Without Tears books to practice letter formation
  • Cursive writing work books (pick anyone that appeals)
  • Writing Down the Days: 365 Creative Journaling Ideas for Young People by Lorraine M. Dahlstrom

Writing Online


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