Homeschooling 4th – 6th Grade: Best Resources & Giveaway

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Homeschooling 4th - 6th Grade

 Homeschooling 4th – 6th Grade

As students approach the 4th – 6th Grade, it becomes all that much more important to make sure that we are preparing them and laying an appropriately strong foundation for higher education.

Suddenly, our kids need to put together a decent book report, have a deeper understanding about how the world around them works and be able to express these skills in a tangible format. It’s enough to make a homeschool mom nervous if she will let it! But you don’t need to fear.

If God has called you to this homeschool life – He is ALWAYS faithful to make clear the way for you! Really.

Biggest Sale of the Year

What if you could have access to a bunch of different curriculum with various learning styles and subject matter . . . without breaking the bank? You can!

It’s that time of year for the Build Your Bundle Sale – this week only. 

Bundle #1

The first 4th to 6th grade bundle is my favorite – but I may be a little prejudice. . . A Journey Through Learning “History in 12 Weeks” is in this bundle as well as Adventures in Childrearing “Wildlife Adventures – Dolphin Unit Study” (that includes a study of Greece & more) – The Fractions math, Write Through the Bible, Human Body & learning to write a book report just seal the deal for me!

Extreme Savings for 4th - 6th Grade

$203.86 $39.00 Savings = 81% off

Bundle #2

Of course, bundle 2 is great also! The great news is . . . you really don’t have to limit yourself too much – they are Buy 2 & Get 1 FREE!
2015 Build Your Bundle Homeschool Sale Fourth through Sixth Grade Bundle

There are bundles for all ages, special bundles for boys and girls, and even a bundle just for moms! With every purchase – you get a bonus book.

Bonus Book is chock full of Terrific Gifts and Coupons

With every bundle purchase – you get a bonus doc. full of freebies and coupons and a great “extra” to add to your collection. There is even a special Lila Rose clip! Check out all the information by clicking the banner below.

Hundreds of Dollars worth of freebies and deals for every customer who makes a purchase!


I know there is a lot of sales talk this week, but it’s important that we reach all those who need to take advantage of this ONE TIME Per Year sale. For some families – it’s the only way they can afford the best curriculum, others simply want to be good stewards and get the best deals possible.

Please be sure to share with your friends and other homeschool families who could benefit from the best deals of the year!

Did I mention the Kindle Fire Giveaway?

We love homeschooling on the go & in honor of this big sale – we are giving away a Kindle Fire!

GO HERE to enter

Top 8 Reasons to Build Your Bundle- Cool kids are

Cool kidds are Building Bundles - biggest curriculum sale of the year!

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Try A New Cool Curriculum

Have you seen all the great curriculum choices in this years Build Your Bundle selections? There are some 19 bundles to choose from . . . and of course, you can BUILD Your OWN. It’s the biggest curriculum sale of the year!

I’m making a list and checking it twice because this is one of the most awesome ways to save money, try awesome curriculum that I’ve had my eye on, expose my homeschool students to a variety of teaching methods and various resources – AND all for a song ( super cheap)!!!

Build Your Bundle 2015 Pre-Sale


Sneak Peek at the Bundle Titles

  • Preschool-Kindergarten
  • 1st-3rd grade (2 bundles!)
  • 4th-6th grade (2 bundles!)
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Charlotte Mason
  • Notebooking
  • Copywork
  • Unit Studies
  • Just for Boys
  • Just for Girls
  • Character Bundle
  • Just for Moms (2 bundles!)
  • Fine Arts
  • Special Needs Bundle
  • Non-Faith Based/Secular Bundle

Top 8 Reasons to Build Your Bundle

  1. Pick and choose curriculum for each student – customize your homeschool plans
  2. Something for everyone – tons to choose from
  3. Try something new and awesome!
  4. Prices are so good that if there are parts you never use . . . it’s STILL a great deal!
  5. Brands you know and love
  6. Flexible to use – print as needed, store in Dropbox, school on the go!
  7. Biggest SALE of the Year
  8. All the cool kids are building bundles (experienced homeschool moms know to take advantage of this great opportunity to stock up on valuable homeschool curriculum & you can too)

The SALE Begins

When does this dream sale begin?

May 25 is the kick-off of this fabulous sale and it will run for a whole week! We will help you get to know the companies who contribute so that you are familiar with the products when choosing the right bundles for your family.

Stack Your Coupons on TOP of the ALREADY GREAT Sale!

Extra Savings Coupon

Enter your email address with the Build Your Bundle news and receive an extra coupon code to stack on TOP of the exciting bundle sale! You’ll be able to refer friends and earn EVEN MORE discounts.

GO HERE to Enter your Email & get your Coupon Code!

Up to 90 Percent off on Homeschool Curriculum & Exclusive FREEBIE


Free lapbook on Astronomy for our readers and a very special giveaway (ending May 22 – don’t delay)

Entry is simple – and you can earn extra chances to win by sharing with friends. Click on the graphic below to get more details about the bundle sale, giveaway, special stackable coupon & more.

Be sure to head back over and download your FREE Lapbook! (giveaway entry not required for freebie)


HUGE Savings with BYB!


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What’s in the bundles?

Well, we really wish we could tell you, but we have to keep it secret until our sale! We CAN tell you a little about the bundles though! Up to 90 percent off on homeschool curriculum to start.

We have several individual bundles, priced starting at $10. Our sale will consist of the following bundles, plus, of course, the BUILD YOUR OWN OPTIONS!! These bundles are full of products from popular contributors!

Sneak Peek at the Bundle Titles

  • Preschool-Kindergarten
  • 1st-3rd grade (2 bundles!)
  • 4th-6th grade (2 bundles!)
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Charlotte Mason
  • Notebooking
  • Copywork
  • Unit Studies
  • Just for Boys
  • Just for Girls
  • Character Bundle
  • Just for Moms (2 bundles!)
  • Fine Arts
  • Special Needs Bundle
  • Non-Faith Based/Secular Bundle

The SALE Begins

When does this dream sale begin?

May 25 is the kick-off of this fabulous sale and it will run for a whole week! We will help you get to know the companies who contribute so that you are familiar with the products when choosing the right bundles for your family.

It gets even better. As an A Journey Through Learning reader – you get an exclusive FREEBIE lapbook!

Exclusive FREEBIE

Stars and Constellations lapbook

Not only do you get a complete lapbook with templates, we also include extras- study guide, coloring pages, and activity ideas! In the study guide you will learn about the stars, constellations, galaxies & more.  24 pages.

Perfect for summer learning and a great way to try lapbooking! Gain the advantages of creative learning – and help to inspire your children to enjoy a life long love of learning.

Get your EXCLUSIVE FREE Lapbook

 Enter your email below for the A Journey Through Learning news & you will immediately be directed to the download page. Click the download link (in blue) on that page & save or print your new lapbook! 

Up to 90% off

Please be sure to check out the SALE with Build Your Bundle – we are participating in the Middle School Bundle, the Unit Study Bundle & also the 4th – 6th grade #1 Bundle but they are ALL fantastic!

It’s the perfect way to try a bunch of different curriculum & learning styles without breaking the bank.

2015 Build Your Bundle Homeschool Sale


Only a couple of days left to seal the deal in the BIGGEST Homeschool SALE of the Year!

Happy Thanksgiving & Merry Christmas: Black Friday Discount

60% off Lapbook Downloads for fun family homeschooling!


Happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas!

We hope this finds you relaxing happily with family . . . maybe picking up a few great deals for your home, loved ones, and homeschool.

Right now you can get 60% off on ANY of the Downloadable Lapbooks from AJTL (excludes GeoMatters) 

Through Monday at midnight – enter code BF60 at checkout and you will get BIG SAVINGS to put the fun back into homeschool.


We have stand alone lapbooks that need little to no preparation to teach with, and even great lapbook additions to go with some of your favorite homeschool curricula. Choose from lapbooks for Apologia Science and many more. (excludes only GeoMatters during Black Friday sales)

Inspire and teach the whole family together – saving time and money while getting the results you are looking for in your families education.

Children often learn best while “doing” as well as “listening” – lapbooking with AJTL gives you the best of both, and leaves your children with a homeschool creation they can be proud of & use for review for years to come.

GO HERE to see all the wonderful options available

and Save 60% on Downloads Now! 

These terrific Black Friday discounts will remain active through Monday at midnight. It’s a great time to save up for the whole year.



Christmas Cash Giveaway and Gifts for Homeschoolers

Christmas Blessings Giveaway


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Christmas Blessings Giveaway – 2 Prizes – 2 Winners – $600 Total 

We are so excited to bring you this Christmas cash giveaway and gifts perfect for homeschoolers!

Christmas is the happiest, busiest time of the year. We often get such lovely pictures in our minds of what the holidays are supposed to look like. In today’s busy world, those images can be neigh impossible to live up to!

The reality is that between house cleaning that needs to be done for the holiday, regular chores, meals, errands, homeschooling . . . and even working from home for a lot of us, we are fortunate to get some decorations up and finish the Christmas shopping.

Gift Ideas for Busy Homeschool Families

This year, why not simplify things? We highly recommend that you back off on some of your regular homeschooling, and focus on some wonderful seasonal schooling instead.

For instance:

Holiday Lapbooks on sale now!

Why not work through a history lesson your kids are sure to remember with our “Thanksgiving Mega Bundle”?

Get into the true spirit of Christmas with our lapbook and study guide “The Arrival of a King”.

Best of all . . . we have these handy, hands on learning tools available to you at half price!  There are over 40 wonderful units to choose from in both the Seasonal Lapbooks and the Holiday Lapbook collection. Use the coupon code below when you purchase for yourself – or gift another homeschool family – and you will save 50%!

November & December coupon!

50% off on ALL DOWNLOADS!

Need additional ideas and tools for your favorite homeschool family? Check out our “tools of the trade” page for gift ideas that every homeschool mom will surely LOVE!


Enter our wonderful $500 Cash, and $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaways with one entry or use them all! 2 winners will be chosen.

Please leave your entry comment on Facebook HERE – if you do not have a FB account, simply click “I commented” and enter. TY!

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November Sale: Holiday and Seasonal Lapbooks

November Specials

















November Sale

Can you believe we are already in November? My oh my, how time does fly!

The holidays are a busy time of year, and for the homeschool mom, it can be difficult to fit everything in. Using our stand-alone lapbooks with holiday themes can make a big difference- saving you both time and money!

This month – you can save even more by purchasing your lapbooks at half price. That’s right! It’s time to stock up on holiday and seasonal lapbooks that will take you through the year.

Take a look at our Seasonal Lapbooks Here.  

See sample pages below: 

Seasonal lapbooks on sale now!



Also included in our November Sale, are the Holiday Lapbook Selections HERE. 

Sample pages below: 

Holiday Lapbooks on sale now!















Don’t miss out on your chance to take the stress OUT and put the fun IN to your family homeschool during the holidays and throughout the seasons – all year long!

At checkout – enter the code to get half price on any downloadable holiday and seasonal lapbooks.

Use code: ajtlholiday

October Homeschool Sale and Bonus Freebie

October Sale 50% off

















October homeschool sale!!!

Get 50% off all DOWNLOADS with the top secret code “pumpkinpatch” – Choose from any of your favorites and be sure to stock up with this super sale for fall. Sale does not include GeoMatters products – but does include all other downloads!

*Bonus freebies:

If you share, forward or pin this sale we will give you an express lapbook of your choice!

Simply Email: with your choice and we will send you a free download.
(One per family. Ends Oct. 31)

Need to organize your lapbooking plans? Get a free planning page HERE

Stock up

This is a great way to save big bucks and stock up on your homeschool learning activities. Plan to use as stand-alone curriculum (with some choices) or use together to make hands on learning fun out of popular curriculum programs you know and love.

However you use them, lapbooking will add depth and fun to your homeschool studies! Whether you are a new homeschooling family or have been homeschooling for years – lapbooking can breathe new life into your days.

Lapbooking can be a lifesaver for moms who are teaching multiple children of various ages and for those who need educational projects to keep younger students busy learning while working with older students. These products are perfect for allowing older siblings to lend a hand is helping younger ones learn.

Visit our store HERE to pick out your favorites and get started today.

AJTL Store link

Flash Sale! 50% Off All Instant Downloads!







We are celebrating all of our new friends at A Journey Through Learning with a FLASH SALE!

You can take 50% off ALL downloads right now through Sunday! Just put in the discount code FLASH at check-out. This great sale even applies to all of our newly released products in instant download format!

We have a ton of NEW products and this is a great time to stock up on your winter and spring resources!

This sales applies to INSTANT DOWNLOADS ONLY. This sale does not include print, assembled, or CD products and cannot be applied to previous orders. The sale ends at midnight (Central time) on Sunday, January 13.

Happy Homeschooling!

New Products and a HUGE New Year’s Giveaway!

Are you ready for a great new year of learning?

We have a whole round of NEW products to infuse hands-on learning into your homeschool!

Our newly released Continent series is a dynamic way to learn geography.










Titles currently available are Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America.

Additional Learning Lapbooks in the Continent series will be added soon! Be sure to check our website often to see the entire series as the new titles are added!

Here is a peek at the completed Asia Learning Lapbook.






Each of the titles in the Continent series are two folders in length. You can use these lapbooks as a stand-alone study for Geography, or as a supplement for your favorite core Geography/History curriculum.

Another exciting new product series that we have available is our Creative Words Story Starters.










Do your children balk at the thought of writing paragraphs? Do they dislike writing or coming up with something to write about? A Journey Through Learning has come up with a great solution – Creative Words Story Starters! We will give your child a list of words to help get their “creative” juices flowing.

The first titles available include Exploring Africa Creative Words Story Starters, Exploring Canada Creative Words Story Starters, and Exploring American Indians Creative Words Story Starters. You can see complete details, and download preview samples, on this brand-new series at our website.

If you are participating in a Classical Conversations community, and use Classical Conversations Foundations for your core curriculum guide, our Continent and Creative Story Starter series are perfect supplements to enhance your CC studies. You can see a full listing of supplements for CC Cycle 1 at our website.

We have many new lapbooking, notebooking, and creative writing products scheduled for release in 2013. Be sure to bookmark our Newest Products page and check back often for updates! We would love to connect with you on the AJTL Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

And now a BIG New Year’s Giveaway…

You can enter to win $200 of YOUR CHOICE in AJTL Lapbooking products (instant downloads only)! One winner will be randomly chosen from all entries via PunchTab. Giveaway ends 1/5/13. You can enter to win via our handy PunchTab widget below.


Giveaway disclosure:
No purchase necessary to win. Must be 18 years old or older. Void where prohibited. One winner will be randomly selected via PunchTab and announced sometime after 1/6/13.  The winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond.  If an email address is not provided or the winner does not respond, the prize will be forfeited. A new winner will be randomly selected via PunchTab.  This giveaway is not associated with Facebook.

Two NEW Lapbooks, discounts and a Giveaway!

Through November 9th, you can order our NEW Earth Learning Lapbook with Study Guide for Foundations at a discounted rate!

Learn about the Earth, what the Earth is made of, the Earth’s crust, sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks, the Earth’s 4 spheres-lithosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere, how the Earth moves-the days and the seasons, parts of the Earth, landforms-continents, mountains, valleys, and plains, how mountains are formed, the atmosphere, the water cycle, ocean zones- photic, abyssal, disphotic, hadal, the ocean floor- continental margin, continental shelf, abyssal plain, ocean trenches, and volcanoes.

Requires 2 manilla or colored file folders. 42 pages

Available for a discounted price of $8.00 (through 11/9) for the instant download with code earth8 at checkout. The regular price will be $13.00 for the instant download.

Our second NEW release is just in time for this 2012 Election season!

For a limited time, we have a great discount offered on our NEW Overview of Government and the Election Process Learning Lapbook with Study  Guide (Grade 6-12). This is a perfect time to study American Government during this 2012 Election season!

Our Government and Election lapbook written for older students in grades 6-12. This is an overview study, not in depth.

Topics include: Presidential Elections, The Constitution of the United States, The Bill of Rights, The Office of President, The Electoral College, The Legislative Branch, The Executive Branch, The Judiciary Branch Making Laws, Registering to Vote, How Do You Cast a Vote, and Vocabulary.

Requires 2 manilla or colored file folders.

Available for a limited time at the discounted price of $5.00 for the instant download. No code is necessary at checkout.

And now for our giveaway…

Enter to win both NEW Learning Lapbooks featured in this post via our handy PunchTab entry form that appears below. Two winners will be selected to win both resources!

Giveaway disclosure:
No purchase necessary to win. Must be 18 years old or older and a US resident to enter. Void where prohibited. Two winners will be randomly selected via PunchTab and announced sometime after Saturday, October 27, 2012.  The winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond.  If an email address is not provided or the winner does not respond, the prize will be forfeited. A new winner will be randomly selected.  This giveaway is not associated with Facebook.