Black Friday Deals 2014

Black Friday 2014

{disclaimer ~ affiliate links are used}

A few of my favorites are having excellent deals for the holiday season.  Some have started now, some are Black Friday only, some go beyond actual Black Friday, so be sure to read the details as you make your shopping plans.

Save 30% using code: BLACKFRIDAY30 on any of my store bundles, including our new Raising Lil’ Rock Stars Home or Group Bundle {they aren’t listed on the store page, so use the direct links if you want those}. This deal is active now, for Black Friday only, 11/28/14.

1plus1plus1 BlackFriday 2014 Sale


Teach Them Diligently

Planning to come but haven’t bought your ticket yet?  Save $5 with code: TTDTHANKS.  Expires 11/30/14. Hope to see you there!



What’s in the Bible

Save 30% with code: SAVE30, get free shipping on any size order!! Expiration dates are listed on bottom of graphic below.




3 months absolutely FREE!  You can also enter to win one of 5 one year subscriptions! Enter to win a year here, or go straight to grab your free 3 months here, using referral code: OPO3.

Lessontrek Homeschool Planner Giveaway


Balance Bike Town

Get 10% off, plus free shipping.  We also have a giveaway for a balance bike of your choice {$150 or less}. Enter to win here, or go here to use the 10% off code: 10PLUS


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Tiny Prints

Save 30% using code BLACKFRIDAY and an extra 10% using code 1128DEAL. Offer expires 11/30/2014 (11:59 P.M. PT)

Tiny Prints - Holiday Offer


Bright Ideas Press

Looking to purchase Mystery of History or another awesome curriculum from Bright Ideas Press?  Now is the time, use code: gobblegobble for 20% off

Bright Ideas Press

Did you miss our gift idea posts?  Click below!

Gift Ideas for 5 Year Olds  Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids  Gift Ideas for 8 Year Olds

Playful Learning with Spielgaben ~ November 2014

Playful Learning with Spielgaben is our monthly post sharing Spielgaben in action!  If you missed the introduction to this series, you can see it here and also see links to our past posts.. We were given the Spielgaben set to review and are honored to have them as a blog sponsor.  I will be sharing once a month a detailed post featuring Spielgaben.  You can also see my Learning with Ladybug posts to see what my daughter has done with this learning set!

Playful Learning with Spielgaben November 2014


Below you will see I have divided the post into 4 categories ~ Lessons We Enjoyed, Free Play, Mommy Inspired Play, and Nature & Inspiration Guide Play.

Lessons We Enjoyed

This month we continued our work with Set 9. I took small screen shots of the manual for you so you can see how the lessons are laid out.  They are very easy to follow and help me so much. I keep the user guide on my iPad and we use it for the lessons.  She likes that she can enlarge each step if needed to see exactly how something was built. it’s a nice bonus to a PDF digitally instead of printed!

We worked on Lesson 9-5, Center Pattern Design Play.

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We talked a lot about patterns, and symmetry all while we built something beautiful together.

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She loved seeing it grow as we took turns building.

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We also used a worksheet focusing on symmetry from set 9 Level 2. At first she couldn’t tell what it was and when she found out she was so excited!  She loves butterflies.

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Mommy Inspired Play

Recently my older son came to me and said, did you know L can add in her head?  I did not know this and he quizzed her on a few addition problems and sure enough she had it.  She was VERY proud of herself so I decided to expand on her joy.  I set up this simple addition activity and instantly she loved it.  I made three problems and wrote the answer choices on sticky notes and she put them in the right place.

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Then, she wanted to make problems for me, and even figured out the answers on her own and made me sticky notes to choose from!

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We went back and forth a few times, eventually ending up with a bunch of answers on sticky notes and a fun time of practicing addition together!

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Free Play

She loves Wikki Stix and she loves Spielgaben.  She asked if she could make something for each family member and got busy.  I am still not exactly sure what they are supposed to be, but we all got one.

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Two had already been handed out by the time I got the photo, we all love our little treats!

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Nature & Inspiration Guide Play

I have our Nature Guide on the iPad also, I just set it up for her if she asks, or if I set up an inspired play. Below you can see she had a fun building afternoon, making one right after another!

A fox…

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A tiger…

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Spielgaben has a special deal for our readers for a new upcoming version.

See the brand new version 4.0 here!

It will be retailed at US $449.50 which will be higher than the current version 3.0 since a lot more materials & processes will be involved when the product is officially launched. But 1+1+1=1 readers can own this new version for over 15% off with a discounted price of US $380 including shipping if you ORDER before Nov. 30, 2014.

Pre Order Special:  US $380 | AU $425 | GBP $237

Prices are approximate depending on conversion rates. All you need to do to claim your discount is send an email to [email protected] mentioning 1+1+1=1 and you will be provided with a discount coupon!

If reading this after Nov. 30, 2014, Please check directly with Spielgaben via email for current discount available, prices change with version updates and conversion rates.