Science - Types of Tissues

Free Homeschool Lesson Plans, Online Resources, and Printables for Types of Tissues

"What is a System?" from Biology 4 Kids

“Cells, Cells, and More Cells” is a PDF lesson plan that can be found at (use the search option found on the page – for copyright reasons, we can't link the actual PDF here)

Homeschooling Them has a free download of notebooking pages about the types of tissues.

Interactive Plant & Animal Cells

The “Human Body Unit,” and the “My Body Lapbook,” on HomeschoolShare are good resources.

The Human Body StudyJam slide show from Scholastic.

There's a unit on Cells found at TheLab of Mr. Q. In fact, his entire Science curriculum is free, and amazing (find it as a PDF download here)

The Tissues of Life Interactive website

Free printable Tissue Types and Functions flash cards

This collection of free homeschool resources is brought to you by Deana at TheFrugal Homeschooling Mom . Stay tuned next week, for free resources for a unit study on bones in the axial skeleton!

What's In The Works!

What's In The Works at the HSEduFreeMarket!

The Homeschool Educational Free Market contributors are busy scouring the internet to find FREE resources for you to use in your homeschool. 

What's In The Works?

  • A Monthly Chapter Book series that will be posted on the last Friday of each month featuring FREE resources for suggested book titles by the members of the HSEduFreeMarket Facebook Group. The first post will be August 29th: Resources for the Laura Ingalls Wilder Books!
  • A Bi-weekly Alphabet Series: Free Resources to learn about each letter of the Alphabet. This series will begin mid-September.
  • A few topics on the board for the coming weeks include: The Human Body; Historic Men; An Indiana State Study; Fire Safety & Prevention; Halloween; and more!

Do you have a topic that you would like to have a list of FREE resources for or do you want to suggest a Chapter Book title for the Monthly Chapter Book series? Leave a comment and let us know!

Free Hurricane Unit Study Resources

Hurricane season is in full swing! Turn this time of year into a learning activity with these free hurricane unit study resources!

Information about Hurricanes

How Stuff Works - How Hurricanes Work

Enchanted Learning - Introduction to Hurricanes

Weather Wiz Kids - What is a Hurricane? - Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Activities

Scholastic - Hurricane Quiz Challenge

Weather Wiz Kids - Hurricane Tracking Charts

Web Weather for Kids - Hurricane Name Game

Math Facts Worksheets (Free Printables)

Could you use some help making math fun? Here are some free math printables covering addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and even proportions!


Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Combination of Math Skills

Partnership With Homeschool Curriculum Free for Shipping

Homeschool Educational Free Market is excited to announce a wonderful new partnership with Homeschool Curriculum Free for Shipping!

Homeschool Curriculum Free for Shipping {HSCFFS} was founded by Deana Hipwell, a homeschooling mother of three, whom you might know from her blog, The Frugal Homeschooling Mom. She began HSCFFS on Facebook in June of 2014 as a means of providing used homeschool books, materials, supplies, and other resources to families in need within the homeschool community. Deana is also one of the new HSEduFreeMarket contributors!

The HSCFFS is a wonderful & rapidly growing community of homeschoolers who have enormous hearts for helping others!  If you have curriculum that you would like to donate or are a family in need of curriculum for your homeschool, please stop by the Facebook Group to request membership.

Free Australia Study Resources

If you're ready to learn about the Land Down Under with your kids, take a look at these free resources for studying Australia!

Information about Australia

Australia - Time for Kids

Australia for Kids - National Geographic Kids

Australia Printables

Printable Map of Australia - Kid Zone

Free Introduction to Australia Printable Sheet - Activity Village

Australia Unit Printables - Homeschool Share

Free Writing Activity: A Trip to Australia - ABC Teach (site requires free registration)

Free Australian Money Worksheets - Homeschool Math

Australia Activities

Free Australia Word Scramble Puzzle Maker - Soft Schools

Australian Animal Crafts - DLTK

Special Announcement: HSEduFreeMarket Has A New Team of Contributors!

I started the Homeschool Educational Free Market blog just a few months ago, an extension of the HSEduFreeMarket Facebook group, to put together lists of free learning resources to create unit and/or themed studies.

I am excited to announce that there are now FOUR new wonderful contributors here at HSEduFreeMarket, who will be sharing a wide variety of free resources for your homeschooling needs each week.  I have asked each of them to write a little introduction.

First up....

Deana from The Frugal Homeschooling Mom!

photo credit: Michelle Sink Photography
Hey! I'm Deana, The Frugal Homeschooling Mom, and founder of the charitable organization Homeschool Curriculum Free for Shipping, which donates used curriculum to homeschool families in need. I began homeschooling in 2008 when I left work as a Master-level public school teacher and then a preschool teacher, to stay at home with my first child. Laynie was two years old at the time, and I enjoyed doing at-home preschool with her.

Originally I was against homeschooling after preschool, due to my assumptions that homeschooled children weren't socialized well enough and couldn't possibly receive a quality education from untrained parents (without a teaching certificate) at home. When I was introduced to some really nice homeschool families, and saw how smart, sweet, and well-socialized their children were, I began to consider it for my own child(ren). Having worked in some of the “best” schools and preschools in my area, I already knew that I didn't want my children exposed to some of the things I witnessed, even in the best of settings, that were quietly covered up, ignored, or hidden (violence/bullying from other children, and verbal abuse and even physical abuse/neglect by teachers). We also wanted to raise our children with a Biblical worldview, which is often dismissed, ridiculed or negated in the public school setting. My husband agreed, and we made the decision to homeschool indefinitely, or until God shows us other plans for our family. We have since been blessed with two more children, Lillian and Liam. Currently, Laynie is entering 3rd grade, Lily is almost 3 and we're starting a 2K program at home this coming year, and Liam is 8 months old.

When Jenny asked me to contribute to Homeschool Educational Free Market, I was psyched. This site is such a wonderful resource for homeschooling families on a budget (like mine)! I already do a lot of research at home for free supplemental resources for ourClassical Conversations topics of study, and I plan to contribute resources I find for those subjects, which range from US states and capitals to Rocks and Minerals, to Ancient Rome, and more! We've also partnered together with my charitable organization,Homeschool Curriculum Free for Shipping, which donates used curriculum to struggling homeschool families. It is a perfect fit! I'm so glad to be here, and thank you for having me!

Next is.....


Selena from Look, We're Learning!

Hi! I'm Selena. I am a bookworm, a lover of dance, and a writer at heart. I am also a homeschooling graduate, so I firmly believe that homeschooling is the best way for kids to learn. My husband, Jay and I, are raising our four children to be Christlike, respectful, and well-educated individuals, even though some are living with ADHD and SPD. Homeschooling kids with ADHD is a challenge, but we are committed to providing the very best education for each of our children's "special" abilities. I am the creator of Look! We're Learning, a blog about our family's learning adventures in homeschooling, foreign language, and special needs. When I am not busy with the kids (which is rare), I am usually fast asleep with my Kindle by my side.


Misty from Nordyke Academy Homeschool!

We have been homeschooling for 7 years now. My hubby and I have 4 children, but I homeschool 3. My oldest daughter Ashley is 24 she is my teacher helper, My son Jerry Jr. is 16 and in 10th grade, My daughter Tessa is 14 and in 8th grade, and our youngest girl Misty is in 6th grade. They all were in public schooling at one time, Ashley quit school and got her GED, I pulled the others out because I did not like how they were treated, bullied, and among other things they were learning. Misty was in pre-school, Tessa was in 1st grade, and Jerry Jr. was in 3rd.

My children and I are so glad we made that wonderful choice and we have not looked back. I enjoy seeing them learn and accomplish the things they want to. I give them the choice every year to try public schooling again, but I always get a big NO!!

I have helped many families transition from public school to homeschooling. I love seeing the smiles of relief on their faces when they see how wonderful it is.

I wanted to become an HSEFM contributor because I love spreading the word on how awesome and wonderful homeschooling is, I love being a homeschool mentor and when I see freebies or wonderful deals I love to let other homeschooling families know. Homeschooling can be as cheap as you want or it can be expensive, it is all how you make it. I prefer doing it frugally.

And last, but not least....

Bonnie from Write Bonnie Rose!

I came into writing for the homeschool community sideways. You see, I wasn’t homeschooled and I’m single with no children (unless you count the two “nephews” I borrow from a dear friend every time I get the chance!). But I love God, kids, and writing, and I have found that life rarely unfolds the way we think it will. I began writing professionally eleven years ago and began writing for children a few years after that. In 2011, I felt a growing burden to find a way to write for the homeschool community. I always imagined that one day I would homeschool children of my own. I found myself attending a homeschool convention and falling in love with all the amazing resources that were available. One of the resources I picked up was a print issue of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine. I joined their mailing list to learn more about homeschooling.

A few months later, TOS put out a call for writers to join a team creating an online curriculum site called I still remember some of the first emails I exchanged with the Dailies editor, Julie Coney. She wanted me to brainstorm and send her any idea I thought of. It just had to be material we could write that would educate and entertain the children while sharing with them a Christian worldview. I could not have been more excited! I brainstormed for days and sent her so many emails I thought for sure she’d block my email address as spam.

Well, she didn’t, and not only did we become good friends, I eventually went from doing all volunteer work for the site to doing part time paid work. Today I work for the site and for TOS full time and still do a little volunteering on the side.

I share all that for two reasons. One is to encourage you never to underestimate God! If He calls you to do something, He’ll make a way, even if it doesn’t seem to make sense at the time. Second is to explain why I am here. Creating homeschool resources and sharing them with others through has been so rewarding that I decided to create and share printables and materials, much of it free, on my blog. When Jenny invited me to be a part of rounding up free homeschool resources that would bless families, I wanted to be a part of it, and I appreciate the opportunity to help support families in this way.