Hands-on Materials


This is a great site for lego lovers! You can set up an account, input the lego sets you own, and get plans for building other projects with your lego collection. You can also share your own creations with others.

Science Buddies

This site has lots of free resources for science projects and fairs. You can find project ideas, step by step guides and even help in organizing your own science fair. There are also lesson plans, and integration with Google Classroom. Projects kits, with materials and instructions are available for reasonable prices.

In Charge

This not profit credit counseling organization has some free teacher resources on financial literacy. They are designed for classroom use, but can be easily adapted to use at home. They include hands-on activities, discussion questions and worksheets.


Hands-on, discovery-based STEM learning materials for elementary-aged learners. An affordable online subscription gives you access to videos, worksheets and facilitator resources. The students learn through solving problems using household items.


Project based computer science learning using the Scratch program from MIT. Students use templates to create slideshows, quizzes and games in Scratch. The templates include step-by-step help, printable worksheets, and explanations of the code. The projects are content-based, so they provide a way for kids to show what they're learning in other subjects. Reasonably priced, and a great tool for homeschoolers!


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