Nominations are officially closed. Are you ready for the voting stage of the Homeschool Blog Awards? We are all on the edge of our seats.
First, we have to go through the spreadsheet and check out your nominations to make sure they followed basic guidelines, that they are homeschool friendly (of course they are!), and then set up polling pages for you. Thankfully, we hire a really talented young tech geek to do most of this work – so rest assured, we’re working behind the scenes to bring you all those juicy nominations by next Friday.
Voting will begin November 2nd. Spread the word!
And on that note… don’t forget to check out our prize pages. We have some awesome vendors this year that we want you to meet:
Lamp Post Homeschool Store
~a homeschool store with more~
The Lamp Post Homeschool Store is owned and operated by the Yoder Family, a family with almost 30 years of home education experience. They offer a wide variety of high quality curriculum, often at bargain prices – trusted curriculum, books and supplies with a Christian perspective. They work diligently to offer their customers year round deals.
Lamp Post has been generous to offer for our winners 2 – $50 Gift Certificate to Lamp Post Homeschool Store
Each $50 Gift Certificate can be used to purchase homeschool curriculum at the Lamp Post Homeschool Store. Shipping is included for US destinations.
Approximate value = $50
Little Patriot Press
~a mice way to learn about America.~
Are you having a hard time getting your little ones (ages 5-8) interested in American history? Little Patriot Press books are geared for the K-4th grade crowd, teaching kids about America’s history and it’s government with entertaining and interactive books. It might be easy to tune out the Speaker of the House but who can ignore the Squeaker of the House?
The award-winning husband and wife team, Peter and Cheryl Barnes, have written and illustrated several bestselling children’s books including Heartsongs and Journey through Heartsongs. Check them out on Facebook and Twitter.
They have blessed us by donating TWENTY – Woodrow, The White House Mouse books! Woodrow, The White House Mouse is a charming book focusing on helping readers aged 4-8 to understand American government!
Approx value $16.95 each
~an easy way to learn a new language~
If the thought of teaching foreign language to your child makes you nervous, then award-winning Rosetta Stone is the curriculum for you. Interactive, self-paced, and engaging, Rosetta Stone provides a full immersion learning with five levels of instruction. Parents can monitor progress through Administrative Tools, review assignments, and print reports for college applications.
~We personally use Rosetta Stone – Spanish. We set our 10yo at the computer, alone, with her headphones. Within two weeks of working at her own pace she was speaking small sentences.~
They have graciously donated 1 – A Rosetta Stone Homeschool Level 1 program. Winners can choose their language of choice.
Approximate value = $159
Now, just imagine how fun it will be for our 20 winners to find out that they won these great prizes! We love giving things away.
Thank you again to our awesome vendors for letting us share their products with you and give them away, too!
Visit our Homeschool Blog Awards 2012 sponsor…