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Weekend links
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Our first homemade gingerbread house, inspired by Aimee’s series last week on Simple Bites

Imagine Childhood

The winner of this weekend’s Imagine Childhood Toy giveaway is Patti Brasher – congrats!

Remember to take a peek at Imagine Childhood’s Winter Wonders guide for lovely gifts this season along with free crafts, activities and recipes! Use the code “SimpleHomeschool” at checkout for 10% off your order through December 11th.

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”
~ Norman Vincent Peale

Weekend giveaway: $125 package from Imagine Childhood Toys

Imagine Childhood
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Welcome to this weekend’s giveaway, brought to you by one of my favorite kid stores online, Imagine Childhood.

About the company:

Imagine Childhood is a family owned and operated company specializing in earth-friendly goods, craft and activity tutorials and educational supplies.

While imaginechildhood.com was launched in 2008, our family has been selling quality children’s goods since the mid 80s, starting with a brick and mortar store in Denver, CO.

Our carefully curated collection focuses on products that inspire children to create, imagine, and explore.

With an emphasis on quality materials, our toys and tools are made to outfit children for life’s biggest and most important adventure: childhood.
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Educational gifts for the holidays (with discounts for you!)

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Educational gifts for the holidays ~ SimpleHomeschool
Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom

Gift-giving this time of year can feel complicated, but it doesn’t have to. We want to fill our homes in the same way we fill our lives: with what matters to us, with what’s really important.

For homeschooling families, this means that we want the presents we give–to our kids and others–to contribute to an atmosphere of learning.

With this goal in mind, I wanted to highlight the sponsors who have been a part of Simple Homeschool this year. Many of them are offering substantial discounts for you this holiday season, too. Enjoy!
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Weekend links

weekend links
See more of our Thanksgiving snapshots

Sparkle holiday

The winner of yesterday’s Sparkle Stories giveaway is Bernadette – congratulations!

Special offer: You can download the lovely Martin & Sylvia Christmas audio book for just $3! Head here for more details.

A special welcome and thank you to the sponsors here on
Simple Homeschool for the month of December!
Take a few moments to check out all the cool stuff
they have to offer this holiday season:

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Weekend giveaway: $100 holiday package from Sparkle Stories

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Welcome to this weekend’s giveaway–sponsored by one of our family’s favorite homeschooling resources, Sparkle Stories!

About Sparkle:

Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for children. Our stories are simple, delightful and filled with a sense of wonder. They inspire children to play, to marvel, to laugh, to be kind.

We have nine original Story Series – all of which follow the seasons of the year.

This year we also have a brand new holiday goodie to share with you, the Martin & Sylvia advent calendar:
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