Weekend giveaway: Alphabet Glue

This giveaway has now ended. Thanks for entering!

Today I want to welcome you to a weekend giveaway offered from a new sponsor here on Simple Homeschool: Alphabet Glue!

About Alphabet Glue:

“Alphabet Glue is a downloadable magazine for families who love books!  Filled with activities, printables, projects and plenty of inspiration, Alphabet Glue was created in hopes of helping more families to incorporate creativity, imagination and all things literary into their everyday routines.

Each issue contains leveled reading lists, bookmaking tutorials, storybuilding activities and hands on projects that complement favorite titles in children’s literature.

The magazine is published six times per year, and is a one-woman production, being written, photographed and self-published by Annie Riechmann of Bird and Little Bird and Rhythm of the Home.  She is an educator, mama to two little ones and an enthusiastic lover of children’s literature, tidepools and working on far too many knitting projects simultaneously.

For this giveaway, Alphabet Glue is offering four readers a PDF file containing each of the first six volumes of Alphabet GlueThat’s over 200 pages of tutorials, booklists, projects and printables!

How to Win

To be entered for a chance to win, simply leave a comment in the comment field below!

This giveaway has now ended. Thanks for entering, and thanks to Alphabet Glue!

About Jamie Martin

Jamie is a mama to three cute kids born on three different continents. She serves as editor of Simple Homeschool, and blogs about mindful parenting at Steady Mom. Jamie is also the author of two books: Steady Days and Mindset for Moms.


  1. Looks like fun!
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  2. I want to pursue more creativity with my family, and we all love books. . This looks like a great resource.

  3. What a great idea! I love the idea of integrating activities with the books we’re reading. And I love reading lists! :)
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  4. Sounds like a great magazine, would definitely be useful for our family.

  5. Looks wonderful, I’d love to win!

  6. As a mama of toddler triplets (with another baby on the way) who is very interested in homeschooling and could use a little inspiration – this sounds great!!!
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  7. This looks like such a great resource!

  8. sounds great!
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  9. Yes please! We’re coming in to winter down here, I’d love to have a bit more inspiration, it’s starting to get cold so the park can’t be my fallback anymore!
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  10. bronwen says:

    i recently learned about this magazine and it looks awesome!

  11. I would LOVE to win this! Such a cool magazine.

  12. Im home schooling a 7 year old and a 6 year old, this looks like just what we need 😀

  13. This looks like a great resource.

  14. So happy to learn about this resource. Thanks!

  15. Rebekah Davies-Patrick says:

    Looks like a fun and interesting resource.

  16. Awesome!

  17. Steph J says:

    Looks like it would be right up my alley–I definitely need more inspiration for activities with my son!

  18. Debbie says:

    This sounds great!

  19. What a fun giveaway.

  20. Rachel says:

    This sounds like a lot of fun.

  21. Elizabeth says:

    Looks great!

  22. Looks like a great resource! Always looking for new and fun things to do with my toddler and very keen on homeschooling, as I was homeschooled as a child and i look back on it with very fond memories! Would definitely come in handy for now and the future!

  23. Rachel says:

    Could always use some inspiration:)

  24. There is nothing I love more than books and reading to my children. Would LOVE a mag to give more ideas to incorporate. 😉

  25. This looks like a great inspirational resource! My kids would LOVE it!

  26. I’d love a chance to win this!

  27. This sounds perfect!

  28. What a fantastic activity resource! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  29. Sounds great!

  30. Love any publications that would get my kids to be inspired and involved!

  31. Courtney says:

    Pick me! Pick me! :)

  32. What a wonderful resource to further develop a love of books and reading in our famly.

  33. ooh, please count me in! thanks for a great giveaway!

  34. We’d love to try this out! Thanks for the opportunity!
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  35. Gina G. says:

    I’ve not heard of Alphabet Glue before, but it sounds like an awesome resource!

  36. Heather Brandt says:

    Sounds like a great resource!

  37. Jeri Thurber says:

    This looks like a great idea, we look forward to reading Alphabet Glue!

  38. susan brinza says:

    This looks wonderful…thank you!!

  39. Colleen says:

    We are totally book fanatics at our house! What an awesome encouragement Alphabet Glue would make to anyone who received it! Thanks for the opportunity.

  40. KELLIE says:

    we love inspiration to add to enrichment of our days xx

  41. KELLIE says:

    we would love your inspiration!

  42. So fun!

  43. This looks great. Mynworld seems to revolve around books and I’d like my kids to be the same way.

  44. joy newman says:

    this looks wonderful!

  45. Jenn C says:

    Please, let me win this resource for my 3 homeschooled kids!

  46. Amanda says:

    This is exactly what we need. Thanks for the opportunity to win! :)

  47. We are HUGE bookworms. This would be fun!
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  48. Marcie says:

    This would be amazing!

  49. Brooke G says:

    Would LOVE this!

  50. This sounds like it will have good ideas for long summer hours!
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  51. De Arn Foley says:

    I’m desperately trying to figure out how to simplify this homeschooling journey with Miss 9, Mr 5 & Little Miss 3! This looks like the answer I’ve been searching for!

  52. Jessica says:

    Bravo! Looks like so much fun!

  53. Looking for some homeschooling inspiration! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  54. jessica says:

    this would provide some fun ideas for summer!

  55. What a great giveaway! I think my kids would love this :-)
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  56. Jaci Shanafelt says:

    This would be an amazing start for summer fun! Would love the opportunity to win this! Thank you!

  57. This is a great giveaway.

  58. Kristen says:

    I would love to try Alphabet Glue…we love books here!

  59. This sounds like so much fun – especially with long summer hours coming soon! Would love to win!

  60. Looks like a fun addition!

  61. i would love to win.
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  62. Fun! :)
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  63. Would love to win. Looks really cool!

  64. Michelle Disney says:

    This sounds absolutely fantastic! Would love to read up.

  65. Ali Federwitz says:

    Plantable pages? Yes, please!!!

  66. I love it!! What a fantastic idea – thanks for the giveaway!

  67. Elizabeth says:

    Looks awesome!

  68. Bridget Stevens says:

    an endless supply of ideas, YIPPEEE!!

  69. This looks like a great source for new curriculum materials. ould like to win. Susan

  70. Christina says:

    Sounds great. Thanks for the giveaway.

  71. This looks like a great supplement to energize our schooling!
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  72. This looks really fun. Always looking for creative ideas

  73. What a lovely giveaway!

  74. Karen Palen says:

    Wow, what a great idea!! I love the idea of incorporating more books into all our activities!! Looks like a marvelous resource.

  75. Phillica Fowler says:

    This looks like it would be so useful!

  76. I love Rhythm of the Home. I’m sure this will be awesome too!

  77. Thanks!

  78. rebekah says:

    Something new!!

  79. Joleen says:

    fabulous! thank you for sharing!!!

  80. Michelle says:

    This would be great for summer! Would love to win.

  81. Sweet!

  82. amy g. says:

    LOVE your blog!

  83. Marisa says:

    Looks very fun! Thanks for sharing.

  84. nicole says:

    thanks for the great giveaway!

  85. Would love to try out this magazine!
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  86. I really would like to check out alphabet glue. It seems great.

  87. Sue Klingseis says:

    This is a wonderful opportunity to win!

  88. This looks like it could be hours of fun for our whole family.

  89. Lorinda says:

    Loving it…would love to win!!

  90. Oooh.. what a fun magazine! We are starting to homeschool this next year and this would be a treat to all of us

  91. Melissa D says:

    How lovely! My reading brood would really enjoy these!

  92. Crystal says:

    This is so cute! I love this giveaway!

  93. Kimberly says:

    I have some crafty kids that would love some new ideas!

  94. This would be SO fun!!!

  95. Natalie E. says:

    This looks really fun!

  96. GREAT CONCEPT! I’d love to win!
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  97. Great idea!

  98. Sounds like an amazing resource! Sign me up!

  99. This looks like a lot of fun. I’ll have to check them out. We love books around here.
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  100. Frannie says:

    I love this!

  101. this looks like a lot of fun. thanks for the chance to win!

  102. Ohh I like and would love it!!!
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  103. Wow sounds awesome!! Thank you for the opportunity to win!! :)

  104. That sounds great. I’d love to win.

  105. This looks really fun! Thanks for the chance to win!

  106. I have been interested in seeing this e-mag, thanks for the giveaway!

  107. This looks like a great newsletter with lots of fun in it. I would love to win a few editions :-)

  108. I would love to win…sounds like a great magazine!
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  109. I’d love to win this! Looks like a fun and easy product to use.
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  110. sounds cool

  111. This sounds and looks wonderful! Can’t wait to check it out! Thank you!!!

  112. Jennifer E. says:

    This would be wonderful to get!!

  113. Jo-anna says:

    My daughter LOVES making anything out of paper. This would be awesome.

  114. This would be so much fun to try at my house. My artsy kids would love it!

  115. I always appreciate someone who tries to inspire kids to love learning and reading – this looks like it would be a fun addition to our life.

  116. Carol F says:

    This looks like a lovely magazine with lots of beautiful ideas. Thanks for the give-away and a chance to win.

  117. Yes, please!

  118. Looks great! We would love to win!

  119. Moosegirl says:

    Very cool… I think we could have some fun with this :o) Thanks!

  120. Dominique says:

    Sounds great!! I’m always looking for ideas and inspiration to keep things interesting and fun! Oh, I hope I win! 😉

  121. Great giveaway! I love it. Thanks!

  122. What an awesome giveaway! I’m always looking for new and fun ideas.

  123. Nancy Wang says:

    This looks like so much fun! thanks for letting us know about it.

  124. This looks like a fun giveaway! It would be great for some summer time projects!

  125. Jessica M. says:

    I’ve never heard of this- so cool! Thank you!

  126. Kristin says:

    We would love this!

  127. This looks great! We would love to win :)

  128. Would love to win too! :-)

  129. Looks like a neat resource!
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  130. This looks like so my fun!

  131. That looks like a great publication! Thank you for the giveaway!

  132. These looks great!

  133. I love the origami pots!

  134. Sarah Craighead Dedmon says:

    I am a huge Alphabet Glue fan, would love to have all of them!


  135. Elizabeth says:

    Thanks for the giveaway…looks like a lot of fun!!

  136. Mary Beth says:

    This looks wonderful – thanks for the giveaway!

  137. Jennifer S says:

    This looks like a lot of fun! Thanks for the chance to win!

  138. Isabel Wende says:

    Wonderful! We’d love to win! Have always wanted to know what Alphabet Glue is all about.

  139. What a unique idea! I’d love to check these out.

  140. Angela Van Heest says:

    Looks great! Would love to win this….

  141. I would love this.

  142. This looks like a great resource!

  143. How fun! We certainly love books around here! Thank you!
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  144. What an absolutely wonderful idea! I am always so amazed at the creativity people have.
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  145. Natalee says:

    Awesome giveaway! Our kids would love this!

  146. Lyndsey says:

    Book lovers over here!

  147. Kimberly A says:

    This looks like fun!

  148. Charissa Cooley says:

    Thanks for offering this. :)

  149. Rachael says:

    this seems like a great product!

  150. Nina Sheehan says:

    Would enjoy a chance to win this! Sounds wonderful!

  151. Oh fun! Thanks!
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  152. Sounds inspiring!

  153. Charlene says:

    Thank you for chance to add some “awesome” to our school year!!!

  154. Jennifer says:

    What a great source this would be!

  155. We would enjoy this!

  156. What a great idea for a magazine – we would love to win this!

  157. This looks perfect for us. Would love to win.

  158. Jennifer Ott says:

    This looks like something my kids and I would love; thanks for the chance!

  159. Amy Golaski says:

    What a wonderful resource–I can’t wait to explore it! Thanks!!

  160. Paula @Motherhood Outloud says:

    This sounds great!

  161. Kristi says:

    Just in time for summer fun!!

  162. Looks like lots of fun!!

  163. Cheryl says:

    Sounds like a fabulous resource!

  164. I would love to win – enter me in the contest please! Thanks!

  165. Looks like a wonderful resource! Thanks!
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  166. How fun does this sound!!! Thank you so much for this review and giveaway, I cannot wait to check it out more and her blogs. Thank you.

  167. Would love to try this out!

  168. Christine Matkin says:

    Both of my girls love to read – this sounds like it would be great for us!!

  169. Put me down for one! We’d love these!

  170. Wow! This looks like a fantastic giveaway. Count me in! We love books!
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  171. Christine says:

    I would like to win!

  172. I love your blogs. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to share.

  173. Sounds like a very fun publication! Would love to win:)
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  174. Nathalie says:

    This sounds like an excellent resource! Thanks for writing about it!

  175. This sounds great!

  176. Wow, how did I not know about this, what a great mag.

  177. This looks great! You always send along great resources.
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  178. Jolene in Michigan says:

    We’d like to check this out. :)

  179. What a great resource for readers! I’m going to check it out now!
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  180. Bethany says:

    Looks so fun!

  181. Julie W says:

    What a great giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  182. what a great giveaway! Thanks!

  183. Fontaine says:

    What a great idea! The website looks great. Thanks for the giveaway, good luck to everyone!

  184. Sounds so delightful, I’d love to win!
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  185. mandy falgout says:

    this is AWESOME! i would be over the top excited to win this giveaway and have resources for books. i love them and hope that our baby does too.

  186. marissa says:

    oh, this sounds wonderful! always on the lookout for good sources of activities & ideas. thanks for the chance!

  187. What a great resource to have!

  188. Renee Stawicki says:

    Sounds fabulous! Hope we win!!

  189. slightlytilted says:

    very interested!!!

  190. Would love creative ideas based on literature. We read a ton of
    Books, but I am not good with associated crafts

  191. Kristen says:

    This looks like a resource to treasure for years! Thanks!

  192. Cool! Count us in!!

  193. Great giveaway! Looks like fun!

  194. Lisa Allen says:

    This magazine looks amazing! I hope I win! :o)

  195. What a neat idea! Thanks for introducing it to us. :)

  196. This sounds fantastic
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  197. I’d love this!
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  198. Abigail Gunter says:

    This sounds amazing!

  199. This looks like it would be a wonderful addition to our homeschooling!

  200. Dusty Kinslow says:

    Pick me! Pick me! :) Thanks for a cool opportunity!

  201. This looks great. I am always looking for ideas for my little ones.
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  202. That sounds AMAZING!

  203. We are just starting homeschooling this coming year and I would love some ideas!

  204. I would love to win this giveaway! We love Rhythm of the Home, and I’ve been curious about this e-zine for a while now. Thanks for the chance to win.

  205. Debbie says:

    Sounds like a great resource!

  206. AnnMarie says:

    Printables! We love books.

  207. Would love to win this!

  208. What a fabulous prize!
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  209. Christy says:

    This magazine looks awesome!! We could always use more book ideas, and info!! Love books and reading!! All 6 of us.

  210. Danielle says:

    I was just checking out the new sponsor button the other day! Looks like a great publication!

  211. This sounds fabulous!! My little girls would love to do all the activities!

  212. Knocked Up and Nursing says:

    This looks like a lovely resource!

  213. Sounds lovely!

  214. Rachel says:

    Very interesting ideas … I’d love to see more!

  215. Elizabeth Bullard says:

    I would LOVE to win this giveaway! I enjoy the ideas and use them in my classroom. Thanks for the opportunity!

  216. Janell says:

    We are starting homeschooling this year and would love to win this!

  217. Elizabeth says:

    Looks like an amazing resource!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  218. What a great giveaway! I recently stumbled upon Alphabet Glue and I just love it!

  219. Meghan says:

    I have never heard of this but it sounds awesome! I would love to check it out.

  220. Kristi says:

    Would love to read it.

  221. Andrea says:

    This looks amazing and very inspiring. I’m always looking for new fun ideas what to do with the kids.

  222. Angela says:

    This looks very interesting!

  223. nopinkhere says:

    I have volume 5 sitting next to me at the computer right now! I would love to have the others too!

  224. Valerie says:

    We definitely love books around here – this would be great for summer activities!

  225. Liz Williams says:

    Thank you for introducing mento this wonderful magazine. I would love to win.

  226. Megan Lisenby says:

    I’d love this! Thanks!

  227. Thanks!

  228. I’m so lucky that all 4 of the kiddos LOVE books. Plus we’re always looking for activities to keep busy (especially for the summer). Crossing my fingers :)

  229. Becky Jones says:

    WOW…would LOVE to win this-you can never have too many good ideas!! Thanks for the great giveaway!!

  230. Evangeline says:

    This homeschoolin mama would LOVE this!

  231. I love Alphabet Glue!!

  232. Kristy says:

    Sounds like a wonderful resource!

  233. Shelley R. says:

    I’m always impressed by the creative, instructive, and inspiring giveaways you offer. Thanks!

  234. Sarah C says:

    How fun! Thanks for the chance to win.

  235. This sounds really cool. Thanks for promoting and the chance to win!

  236. Heather says:

    Looks great! Love to win!

  237. Bethany says:

    Looks like tons of fun! Thanks so much!

  238. Thanks for the giveaway!

  239. We would love this!

  240. This looks like fun, we would love to win it!

  241. Cristy S. says:

    As a homeschooling librarian, this sounds doubly fun! Hope I win!

  242. Looks delightful! Thanks for this!

  243. Jamie R. says:

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  244. Jennifer says:

    Since the school year is coming to end for the public cool system. Our summer school is goingbo start soon nd this would give us a different tool to help teach our children.

  245. Sounds like some wonderful ideas!! How fun!

  246. Rebecca M says:

    would love to try this out!

  247. Looks like such a great resource!!

  248. Alphabet Glue sounds awesome! I can’t wait to check it out.

  249. Yay for fun ideas and inspiration!

  250. Oooh, I LOVE literature-based activities. This resource sounds amazing!
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