The purpose of this website is to make available ways of cutting costs while homeschooling. We hope this will enable you to save money while maintaining a high quality of education. Some homeschoolers love bargains. Others try to cut costs out of necessity. Regardless of why you want to cut costs, our goal is to help you do the best you can to save money.

Homeschooling Methods

Homeschooling is not a one-size fits all type of education. Children’s learning styles are as varied as the biggest box of crayons one can find. If a certain style doesn’t mesh with your child, try a different method. You may even have to try different methods for different subjects. Read more about homeschooling methods



Homeschooling With Lapbooks

Homeschooling With Lapbooks is a group for homeschoolers who use lapbooks or want to learn more about it. A lapbook is an educational tool made from a folder. How and when they are used are up to you! Whether to make along with a unit, a favorite book, or to showcase what was learned, lap books are a place to gather information.
Unit-Safari Genetics Unit Study Homeschooling on a Shoestring

Genetics Unit Study

I’m currently updating Unit-Safari Genetics Unit Study. If you have a favorite activity, resource, or reference, email me and I will try to get it added!


Homeschool Materials

Need homeschool materials? Shop from chosen homeschool items at Amazon! There’s all kinds of items to help the homeschooler. Amazon is one of the affiliate programs I use and all proceeds go to help maintain the Homeschooling on a Shoestring website. Before you start shopping, see what Teacher Discounts are available!

Lupus Awareness

Someone I love has Lupus. Please help raise Lupus awareness!
Lupus Foundation of America says Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect various parts of the body, especially the skin, joints, blood, and kidneys. Lupus: Support and Survival – Get the facts and also read one person’s story.

Food Stamped documentary by Shira and Yoav Potash

Food Stamped

Food Stamped is an informative and humorous documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a ...
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Coupon Binder | Homeschooling on a Shoestring

Make Your Own Coupon Binder, A Guide to Make A Mini Coupon Binder

My mother couponed and I still have her couponing box. It is a box with tuck-in flaps that ...
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