6 Money-Saving Tips for Homeschoolers

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One of the nicest things about homeschooling is its flexibility. Parents get to choose what – and how much – to buy. But that same flexibility can lead to unnecessary expenses if you’re not careful. Here are some ways to help minimize your spending without sacrificing the quality of your child’s education.

Love Your Local Library

The library can be a huge help for homeschooling parents on a budget. Get a library card and use it to supplement the core textbooks in your family’s curriculum. Borrow reading materials that you do not expect to use for a long time. For example, you can check out books on different kinds of animals to enrich your family’s study of the animal kingdom. Read them together with your child and then return them. It makes more sense to borrow books you will read only once than pay extra money only for them to gather dust on the shelf. read more