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Life Along A Prairie River Free Poster And Educator Resources

Updated August 25, 2012

Explore the ecology of a prairie river with some free resources from The Oklahoma Biological Survey:

  • Life Along a Prairie River -Exploring the ecology of the wide and sandy rivers of the Great Plains. Free resources include a Prairie River poster by mail, a downloadable Educator’s Guide with activities and lesson plans to accompany the poster, and species profiles that can be viewed online or downloaded in PDF format. A free Crayfish of Oklahoma poster is also available on the poster order form. For middle school grade levels.

Please note: Posters are no longer free by mail -prices are:

  • $5.00 for 1-3 posters
  • $6.00 for 4-6 posters
  • $9.00 for 7-10 posters

Posters may be picked up at no charge at:

Oklahoma Biological Survey
111 E. Chesapeake St.
Norman, OK 73019
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Happy teaching,


For even more free educational resources, please check my educational freebies tag archive and my Free Homeschooling page.

Get A Free Uni-ball Pen

This offer has expired.

Newell Rubbermaid is giving away 500,000 Uni-ball Jetstream™ RT Pens.

Free Uni-ball Pen

Offer expires April 30th, 2010 and only 10,000 requests will be honored each day. Limit 1 request per person, no PO Boxes allowed and you must live in one of the contiguous United States.

Have a great day,


Free Ebook For Homemakers

Lisa, at Homestead Originals, has a free ebook to help all of us “Keepers at Home”:

Homestead Simplicity: A Primer –Learn about natural cleaning, cooking from scratch, planning and stocking your pantry, and easy ways to provide loving care for your homestead and those in it.



New Homeschool/Education Freebies

Today’s freebie from Homeschool Freebie of the Day:

Monday, January 25th: "Life Begins: An Amazing Adventure"(PDF)  -A comic book published by Human Life Alliance designed to teach grade school children about the humanity of the pre-born child. It is a walk through the first nine months of life, lead by two adventurous narrators, Carl and Tickles. Children will enjoy their antics while learning important life-affirming information about how a baby grows inside a mother’s womb. The story is very tastefully and modestly done, and is great to share with all ages.


Newest Freebies from CurrClick:

English Builders: Valentines –English builders is a new series of language games based on early language skills.Their colorful illustrations and original activities ensure that children have fun while learning.

Flower Mini Books –This set of mini books is designed to go with Exploring God’s Creation Butterfly Lovers Writing Pages and More Super Pack butterfly study, or use for whatever you choose.

CurrClick Live: Purim Costume Party! –Free class. Totally interactive fun costume party remembering Queen Esther from the Bible, from a Jewish Christian perspective. Requires registration. Suggested resource: "Wholesome Learning: Biblical Feasts"


SchoolExpress has added some new worksheets:

SchoolExpress Weekly Newsletter –Phonics: Beginning Consonants -15 worksheets added, Maps unit study is still available through January 31st.



Blessings and happy schooling,



For even more free educational resources, please check my educational freebies tag archive and my Free Homeschooling Page.

A Freebie To Help You Save Money

Need some ideas to help you save money?

Penny Raine is giving away a free study guide to help you do just that –”101 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY”.

To get this freebie, go to Penny’s bookstore and click on the “Freebie Download For Today” tab at the top of the page, but get it soon –it’s free through this weekend only (January 22-24, 2010).




Free Calendar, Recipes And Coupons From Pillsbury

Not to be outdone by Betty Crocker, Pillsbury has some free goodies too!

Free calendar:

  • Free Pillsbury 2010 Calendar –Register as a member and sign up for one or both of the newsletters: “Pillsbury” and/or “Cooking 4 Two”

Free digital magazine:

More recipes:

  • Pillsbury Recipes –All kinds of recipes from appetizers to pies, even more when you become a member.
  • Pillsbury RSS Feeds –Get “Today’s Recipe” in your feed reader or subscribe to one of the forum feeds.
  • Pillsbury Bake-Off –All about the Bake-Off, monthly challenges, how-to videos and award winning recipes from past Bake-offs.
  • Pillsbury Baking –Recipes, baking basics, tips and more.

Free coupons:

  • Pillsbury Coupons –As a member, get free printable coupons for General Mills products –possible savings of $14 this month.

Doughboy fun:

These last two weren’t on Pillsbury.com, so I’m not sure if these are “official” or not:





Freebies From Betty Crocker: Calendar, Recipes, Coupons, Baking Ebook And More

Become a member at BettyCrocker.com and get all kinds of freebies!


Free calendar and recipes:

Free Betty Crocker 2010 Calendar –Sign up for one or all newsletters; Betty Crocker, Dinner Made Easy, Bisquick

You can also subscribe to the recipe of the day feeds:

  • RSS Feeds From Betty Crocker –Recipe of the Day, Cookie of the Day, Healthy Recipe of the Day, Cereal Recipe of the Day and Lunch Recipe of the Day


Free coupons with membership:

Over $11.00 in savings are possible this month on Betty Crocker Frosting, Bisquick, Chex Mix, Green Giant Vegetables, Progresso Soups and many more. Membership is free.


Get a free baking ebook from Betty Crocker Kitchens and Gold Medal flour:

Note: This is an online ebook but it can be saved to your computer as an executable file or zipped pdf.


How about some free cereal? Enter the giveaway for a chance to win:

  • The Great Cereal Giveaway


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Free Thanksgiving Notebooking Pages

I’ve uploaded my “Thanksgiving Memories” notebooking pages that I made last year and posted at my old site. You can find them here:

Free Printables|Pawpaw Holler Home

File is 2 pages with places to record the date, place, guests, menu and notes.

Stay tuned…I’ll be adding more free printables in the coming weeks!


Blessings and enjoy,



For even more free educational resources, please check my education freebies tag archive and my Free Homeschooling Page.

Free For One Week Only: Five New Craft EBooks

FaveCrafts has rolled out five new craft ebooks and for this week only, they’re free!

Ebooks include:

Low-Cost Kitchen Crafts eBook –39 low-cost crafts; redecorate your kitchen, make refrigerator magnets, a recipe box and more.

Quick and Thrifty Crochet eBook –25 quick and easy patterns including dishcloths, baby items and more “one-sitting” projects.

Quick and Easy Knitting Patterns eBook –24 projects to knit for you or a friend; afghans, bath mitts, items for children and babies.

Easy Lace Knitting Patterns eBook –12 elegant lace knitting patterns including tops, scarves, wraps and even a baby layette.

Quick and Easy Christmas Crafts eBook –25 quick projects for ornaments, decorating your home, greeting cards, children’s holiday crafts, gift ideas.

Don’t forget, they’re free for this week only.


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Free Digital Edition Of Answers Magazine

For a limited time, you can get a free digital issue (Vol. 4, No. 2—the “Creation Vacations” issue) of Answers Magazine, published by Answers in Genesis.

Get Free Access to a Digital Edition of Answers Magazine!