If you are dealing with unexpected school closures you might be looking for new resources to entertain your kids. These 10 best homeschool books are here to help. From excellent “stop the slide” workbooks to keep your little ones occupied to a book that helps kids deal with frustration, these are 10 best titles on the market for a homeschooler (or an unexpected homeschooler). These homeschool books are time tested to be the best of their kind.
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- Age: 4 to 8
- Subject: Handwriting
This classic series has taught hundreds of thousands of kids to write in cursive, without pressure or stress. The time-proven methodology in these books earns it the number one spot in the best homeschooling books list.
- Age: 6 – 11
- Subject: Social skills
A hands-on approach to help children deal with unexpected fits of anger. This title is particularly helpful during the time of unplanned school closures when both kids and adults are struggling with emotions.
- Age range: 8 to 12
- Topic: Nature and Science
A nature journal that inspires your kids to look at the world in a new way. Nature Connection offers a year of activities broken down by months. Cons: If you have more than one child you’ll either need multiple books or a separate journal for each child.
5. Anatomy Coloring Book– Science Homeschool Books
- Age range: 14 to 18
- Topic: Anatomy
A high school level coloring book to help your older homeschool students learn anatomy in a fun and stress-free way.
- Age: 4 to 12
- Topic: Math and English Language Arts
This series includes a large, comprehensive workbook for every grade from preschool to 6th grade. Each workbook covers all the basic math and English skills appropriate for that grade. It can also be useful as a curriculum guide to ensure you are covering the topics appropriate for the age.
7. Human Anatomy Book for Kids
- Age: 5 to 8
- Topic: Anatomy
This anatomy title is ideal for lower elementary students. Includes games, coloring and matching activities.
8. Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids – Homeschool Books
- Ages: 5 to 10
- Topic: A series of books covering Engineering, Science, Physics and Robotics experiments
A great series for the homeschool student interested in science, these books include more than 50 projects each. Many can be done without fancy materials, especially in the book Kitchen Experiments. This series is available FREE with kindle unlimited.
9. DK Encyclopedias – Homeschool Books Series
No matter the topic your child is interested in, chances are there is a DK Smithsonian or a DK Eyewitness book for them. The well researched, colorful encyclopedias cover a wide array of subjects and are an educator’s favorite. We use these high-quality texts in many Brainy kits such as The Secret Life of Sharks.
These large workbooks cover important skills for youngest students. Books are published by grades (pre-k to grade 2) and by topics (tracing, writing, cutting and pasting). Ideal to keep younger students occupied and learning.