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Writing Resources
Cursive Copy work
FREE worksheets & fun pages! Sorted by grade level and subject matter.
Writing Wizard
FREE, Create your own handwriting practice worksheets for children learning to write the alphabet.
Daily Grammar
Daily Grammar consists of 440 lessons and 88 quizzes. Covers verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Covers the parts of the sentence, such as appositives, predicate nominatives, direct objects, prepositional phrases, clauses, and verbals. Cover the mechanics of grammar, which is also known as capitalization and punctuation.
Free Workbooks
FREE McGraw-Hill workbooks for grammar, spelling & language. Grades K-5
Free Spelling Practice
This website offers easy interactive spelling practice for kids in early elementary years (grades 1, 2, 3 and 4). Just type, listen and learn English - learning spelling can be as simple as that!
FREE Typing Practice
Learn & Teach Typing for Free
Bible Study Resources
FREE Bible Story Printables
Bible Story Printables is a website dedicated to providing you with fun, free colorful printable
activities you can use in your Christian Homeschool or Sunday School Classroom! We have a
variety of Bible Coloring Pages, Christian File Folder Games, Bible Minibooks, Worksheets,
Copywork Pages and more.
Awana Clubs
Awana is a global, nonprofit ministry with fully integrated evangelism and long-­term discipleship programs for ages 2 to 18 that actively involves parents and church leaders. Each week, more than 2 million children and youth, 330,000 volunteers and 260 field staff take part in Awana in 30,000 churches around the world. Offered through local churches, Awana reaches kids where they’re at and walks alongside them in their faith journey.
Health & Fitness Resources
SOAR Sports
First Presbyterian of Stanley offers youth volleyball, soccer, softball & baseball.
FREE Kids Yoga Videos
Healthy videos made specially for kids, released every Monday - with a focus on yoga, mindfulness, stories and relaxation. Used in homes and schools all over the world. Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence - and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early!
Free Education Sites
FREE Montessori Downloads
Free printable for all types of subjects created by "The Helpful Garden Montessori" blog. Enjoy
NC Governor's PAGE Program
Established in 1973, the program provides students with an opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge of the function and roles of state government while learning about the importance of public service.
Kahn Academy
Our mission is to provide a free, world class education for anyone, anywhere. Art, Economics, Science, Math, Test Prep and more.
Free Christian Homeschool Lesson Plans
Exploring God's Global Family
These lessons help children learn about countries where Compassion helps children in poverty. They also provide a wealth of creative activities that lead to spiritual growth!
Ambleside Online - Charlotte Mason
AmblesideOnline is a free homeschool curriculum that uses Charlotte Mason's classically-based principles to prepare children for a life of rich relationships with everything around them: God, humanity, and the natural world. AO's detailed schedules, time-tested methods, and extensive teacher resources allow parents to focus effectively on the unique needs of each child.
MIT FREE Course Materials
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. Through OCW, educators improve courses and curricula, making their schools more effective; students find additional resources to help them succeed; and independent learners enrich their lives and use the content to tackle some of our world’s most difficult challenges, including sustainable development, climate change, and cancer eradication.
Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool
A complete, FREE online christian homeschool curriculum for your family. Classes by grade level and course topic. Math, Science, History, Art, Foreign Language, Health, Reading, Thinking, Bible, and more!
Standardized Test Practice
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a group of states working together to develop a set of assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and careers.
What can you find on this site? This site hosts all of the tools necessary for Test Coordinators, Technology Coordinators, and Test Administrators to prepare for and administer PARCC English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments.
Education Games & Lesson Plans
Help ignite your child's passion for learning with our suite of teacher created and kid tested games. From counting and sight words to fractions and typing, our games are designed to both teach and entertain your child no matter where they're at in their educational journey. Your child will love the vibrant colors and Brainzy characters, and you’ll love watching your child learn and grow!
Math Resources
Homeschool Math
A comprehensive math resource site for homeschooling parents, parents, and teachers that includes free math worksheets, lessons, online math games lists, ebooks, a curriculum guide, reviews, and more. The resources emphasize understanding of concepts instead of mechanical memorization of rules.
Foreign Language Resources
Duolingo
Website or App. Easy to learn on the go... no more wasted time in the car. According to an independent study, 34 hours of Duolingo are equivalent to a full semester of language education at an average U.S. university!
ASLU Sign Language Instruction
American Sign Language University is resource site for ASL students and teachers. Here you will find information and resources to help you learn ASL and improve your signing.
Learn A Language
Learn a language right here with hundreds of free language-learning lessons, games, and activities. Join us and have some fun.
The Arts Resources
Arts Council of Lincoln County
This non-profit organization provides exhibition opportunities for area artists and art education for our youth and adults. Most exhibits and events are free to the public. Classes and camps are offered for a small fee which covers tuition and materials with scholarships available for those in need.
Bach to Rock Music School
The school is located on the corner of Sam Furr and W. Catawba near Harris Teeter and CVS in Huntersville near Denver.

The inside is all new, clean, and bright. Lessons are in real studios, not a closet at the back of a store selling music supplies. The instruments are all new and the instructors are great with ages 9 months to adult.

What kids love about Bach to Rock is they license current songs that kids hear on the radio! Then, when they progress thru their lessons, they have the option to join a band with other students.
Lincoln Theatre Guild
Drama Camps, Acting & Directing Auditions, Performances throughout the year. As a nonprofit organization, we are diligent in our efforts to deliver exceptional quality programming at an affordable cost. Your support makes it possible for us to fulfill a vital role in our community’s cultural landscape.
Lincoln Cultural Center
The Cultural Center is home for many events throughout the year. Music, Theatre, Photography, Art Exhibits.
Science Resources
Duke Energy Explorium
The EnergyExplorium is a fabulous facility with exhibits that are valuable lesson tools for a variety of subjects. Lesson plans and materials are available at the website for download
Discovery Place Kids
An extraordinary and rich play experience that engages children’s imagination and inspires learning. The Museum is designed to serve children and their parents or caregivers. Play and Learn at Discovery Place Kids Huntersville.
Discovery Place
Homeschool programs provide families with exciting and engaging science classes offered monthly in our state-of-the-art labs and classrooms. In addition, Discovery place offers Exhibitions, IMax theatre shows and lots more cool stuff!
Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens
Each year, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden develops programs especially for homeschool students from kindergarten to grade 5. Garden Instructors will present quality experiences to supplement your homeschool curriculum and spark your students’ curiosity.
Science Matters Free 4th-6th
This site offers FREE, a series of standards-based instructional units for Grades 4, 5, and 6 in Earth, Life and Physical Science. These units are aligned with content learned in the Science Matters Institutes, and are designed to increase the effectiveness of science instruction – using any adopted curricula and other resources available to teachers.
Use Children's Literature to teach Science
Free site with reading and projects to teach many different science genres.
Crash Course Kids
Welcome to Crash Course Kids! This bi-weekly show from the producers of Crash Course is all about gradeschool science. We'll look at Earth, Habitats, Space, Chemical Reactions, Engineering, and much much more with host Sabrina Cruz. So, join us every Tuesday and Thursday for new uploads. This series is beginning with 5th grade science, so we'll be delving into Earth Science, Physical Science, Biology, Geography, Engineering, and Astronomy. Have a look at our playlists on each subject!
Science Project Ideas
Looking for inspiration for a science fair project? Science Buddies has over 1,150 Project Ideas in all areas of science. Projects include background info to teach what science is involved in the project.
Reward Programs
Chuck E. Cheese
Print and fill out a Rewards Calendar for 10 Free Tokens with a food purchase. Only 1 of any calendar can be used per child, per day. Food purchase is required. Beverage purchases do not qualify as a food purchase.
Barnes & Noble
Kids Earn a Free Book!

Summer Reading Rewards
Step 1. Fill out the Summer Reading Triathlon Reading Journal (PDF).
Step 2. Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store.
Step 3. Choose a FREE BOOK from our selection on the Reading Journal list at the store... Enjoy reading!
Pizza Hut's Book it Program
BOOK IT! motivates children to read by rewarding their reading accomplishments with praise, recognition and pizza. Registration opens May 1st and there are different programs for each age level.
Free Certificate Printables
History Resources
Liberty's Kids Activity Site
A companion site for Liberty's Kids, an animated adventure television series. Offers fun activities, history facts and more.
Have Fun With History
Free videos & activities for students, educators, and lovers of American History
Liberty's Kids Video Series
History Video Series broadcast on YouTube for FREE.
Liberty's Kids was a truly "revolutionary" children's animated series that ran on PBS. It entertained 7 to 12 year olds while introducing them to the exciting stories and people behind the birth of a nation. The program unfurled its historical vignettes through the eyes of two teenage apprentices, Sarah Phillips and James Hiller, who worked in Benjamin Franklin's print shop and discovered first-hand the great adventures of the American Revolution.
US Government & Congress
FREE, Congress for Kids gives you access to interactive, fun-filled experiences designed to help you learn about the foundation of our federal government and how its actions affect you.
Schiele Museum of Natural History
The Schiele Museum offers unique program experiences for students of all ages. Science, nature and history come to life in engaging learning experiences that support goals and objectives for the North and South Carolina public school curriculums.
Latta Plantation
Historic Latta Plantation is located with in The Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. Latta offers 35 special events each year, five themed summer day camps, homeschool programs, workshops, educational field trips, and daily tours year-round.
Geography Mapping Games
A FREE Fun Map Quiz Game
Seterra is a challenging educational geography game with more than 100 different exercises. Learn about the countries, capitals, oceans, flags and cities of Africa, Europe, South America, North America, Asia and Australia, using outline map exercises!
Reading Resources
K-12 Reading/Spelling
You’ll find thousands of FREE, printable reading and writing worksheets. You’ll find worksheets that cover spelling, reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, writing, and more. Everything sorted by grade level.
Lincoln County Public Library
Calendar of events. Includes Monthly Animation Workshops, Story Times, Family Movies, Lego Clubs, Teen Writers Clubs, Makers Clubs and other local events! Sone are included on our event calendar but there are many more here.
One Click Digital
Check out eBooks using your library card account. **Note** OneClickdigital eBooks are not currently compatible with the Amazon Kindle.
Sylvan Book Adventure
Book Adventure is a fun, free way to motivate your child
to read! Kids in grades K-8 can search for books, read
them offline, come back to quiz on what they’ve read,
and earn prizes for their reading success.
Tumble Books
Awesome online eBooks, graphic novels, videos, puzzles, games, foreign language editions, read alongs and more. No need to download, just read them online.
Amazon - FREE Kindle Books
Thousands of the popular classics for free.
Project Gutenberg
offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

High quality ebooks: Our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.
Vocabulary.com
Vocabulary.com is a free website that is great for vocabulary development and practice. Learners can use the system without creating an account or signing in, but signing in (at no cost) allows you to customize your account and lists of words to study. It also allows the program to maintain your account, track your progress, and continually adapt to suit the needs of the learner.
Free Audio Books
Free public domain audiobooks
Read by volunteers from around the world.