Archives for December 2012

The 10 Best Educational Games to Add to Your Christmas List

Written by Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool and founder of Steady Mom

Have you finished your holiday shopping? When looking for gifts for my three little ones, I always try to ensure that what we buy is not only a gift, but is also something that fits with our family culture and educational goals.

Games are therefore a perfect choice–they’re fun, kids love them, and they make for around-the-clock learning as well. I’m always on the lookout for new game recommendations for my 8-, 7-, and 6-year-olds.

Our family has had an Amazon prime membership for years, which means we get free two day shipping year-round (on top of other benefits like instant videos). We use it often for books, grocery items in bulk, and more.

There’s still plenty of time to order before Christmas, and if you need some ideas–here are my top picks this holiday season for games your children will love.
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Weekend links: Home for the holidays winners & coupon codes

Our annual Home for the Holidays week is always a busy one for me as an editor, but the online bustle is fun, too.

I have two favorite parts: introducing you to quality companies you may want to support during your holiday shopping, and of course, choosing the winners!

If you see your name on the winner list below, look for an email from me later today. Reply quickly and our vendors will get your prize to you before the holidays! Congratulations!

Read on to see if you’re one of the three winners from this channel.
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