Back to School Giveaway Hop! Win school goodies plus Clinique Minis! (ends 8/21/22)

Hi there!

I’m joining with The Review Wire and lots more bloggers for a new giveaway hop! Keep reading for more on how to enter plus the FINCHNWREN blog’s giveaway.

How to visit & enter the Back to School Giveaway Hop page

You’ll want to visit this giveaway hop’s home page, where you can see all the participating blogs and enter their giveaways! Just click on the blue InLinkz button below. That will take you to the main giveaway page, and you’ll be able to see and visit all the hosting blogs–and then just click on each one to hop over to their blogs’ giveaway pages!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter
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How to enter the FINCHNWREN blog’s giveaway

The FINCHNWREN blog is giving away 4 back-to-school goodies PLUS a couple of Clinique minis for mom! (Blue background not included.) The giveaway prize pack includes:

  • Clinique All About Clean mini rinse-off foaming cleanser
  • Clinique Lip Mini in Love Pop
  • Teaching Tree Die-Cut Numbers (61-piece set including numbers, fractions, & math symbols)
  • #AWESOME letter banner in blue with silver ribbon
  • Westcott For Kids 2-Pack of Blunt Tip Scissors for ages 4+
  • I Have…Who Has…Mental Math Card Game (Addition/Subtraction: Basic Fact Level, for grades 1-3)

We used the “I Have…Who Has…” card games in our homeschool during my son’s elementary years. They are a fun way to build mental math skills in a sort of a “Go Fish” type of card game.

To enter the FINCHNWREN giveaway:

Just click on the pink “Enter here!” link below. That will take you to a Giveaway Tools entry form, where you can enter in a variety of ways. Giveaway closes on 8/21/22. Best wishes!

Enter here!

Enjoy! –Wren

Win Shrinky Dinks & More in the Apple a Day Giveaway Hop! (ends 8/15/22)

Hello everyone!

I’m so excited to be joining with  MamatheFox and lots of wonderful bloggers for a brand-new giveaway hop. The Apple a Day Giveaway Hop starts on 8/1/22 and runs through 8/15/22. Keep reading for more info on how to enter!

How to enter the giveaways in the Apple a Day Giveaway Hop

To see all the giveaways participating in this hop, you’ll need to visit the Apple a Day Giveaway Hop linkup page. All you have to do is click on the blue InLinkz button below. That will take you to the main giveaway hop page, where you’ll be able to see and enter all the participating blogs’ giveaways.

How to enter the FINCHNWREN blog’s Shrinky Dinks & More giveaway

The FINCHNWREN blog is thrilled to be giving away these fun crafty and back-to-school goodies in the Apple a Day Giveaway Hop! One entrant will win:

  • 1 Shrinky Dinks Frosted Ruff N’ Ready Creative Pack (contains 10 frosted shrinkable plastic sheets, valued at $14.50)
  • 1 pack Teacher Resources Clingy Thingies in Confetti (contains 4 clingy circles with clamps, for white boards/refrigerators/etc., valued at $9.99)
  • 1 pack Pacon White Board Eraser Puffs (contains 5 colorful puffs with googly eyes for cleaning whiteboards, for ages 3+, valued at $10.99)

To enter simply click on the pink “Enter here!” link below. That will take you to a Giveaway Tools entry form, where you’ll be able to enter in a variety of ways. Giveaway closes on 8/15/22. One winner will receive the three items listed above. Best wishes!

Enter here!

Enjoy! –Wren

Disclosure:

MamatheFox and all participating blogs are not held responsible for sponsors who fail to fulfill their prize obligations.

“Old School” Giveaway Hop ~ Win Teacher Goodies! (CLOSED)

**CONGRATULATIONS to Julie H., the winner of the teacher goodies giveaway!**

Hi everyone!

It’s time for another blog hop, this one for back-to-school! I’m joining with MamatheFox and lots of other bloggers for the “Old School” Giveaway Hop.

How to head to the giveaway linkup

It’s super-simple! Just click on the blue InLinkz button (the one with the frog on it) below. That will take you to the giveaway hop page, where you’ll be able to see all the participating bloggers and visit their sites via each blog link.

And now, for the FINCHNWREN giveaway!

Since it’s time for school to start again, I’m giving away a prize pack of teacher goodies! Some are for bulletin boards, some for decoration, and some for making students smile. This prize pack includes:

  • “Birds” Mini Bulletin Board Set from North Star Teacher Resources (includes a 32-piece set with a banner, tons of card stock-thickness bird photos, plus a teacher’s guide for the various birds. Birds featured include flamingo, eagle, heron, hummingbird, and tons more)
  • 2 packages of blue foil die-cut letters from Teaching Tree (86 pieces per pack)
  • “Best Day Ever” letter banner
  • Stars sticker pack from Carson-Dellosa Publishing (includes 1400 stickers)
  • Designer Cut-Outs from Creative Teaching Press (36 pieces)

These would be awesome for teachers, for homeschoolers, librarians, or anyone who wants to liven up a learning space!

How to enter the FINCHNWREN giveaway

Just click on the “Enter here!” link below. That will take you to a Giveaway Tools entry form, where you’ll be able to enter in a variety of ways. Giveaway closes on 8/31/21. One winner will win everything in the prize pack.

Enter here!

Enjoy! –Wren

Disclosure:

MamatheFox and all participating blogs are not held responsible for sponsors who fail to fulfill their prize obligations.

Enter to Win Back to School Goodies! CLOSED (Back to School Giveaway Hop 2020, ends 8/31/20)

Hello there!

I’m joining in the Back to School Giveaway Hop 2020, to celebrate this oddest of fall school semesters! Hosted by Review Wire Media and Chatty Patty’s Place, tons of bloggers are gathering together to give away items perfect for kids, parents, and teachers who are starting back to school this month. Keep reading to learn more, and for chances to enter!

 

 

I KNOW this is a bizarre year. Everyone is going back to school, but school is looking SO different all across the world! Homeschool, online school, partial in-person school, pod groups, bubble groups. Never have there been so many terms to describe so many different ways of schooling.

So! I have some fun goodies that I hope will cheer up one winner! The FINCHNWREN blog is giving away:

  • Dr. Seuss Sparkle Paper Cut-Outs (36 per package, a Seuss-ish birthday cake! I suspect this design comes from The Cat in the Hat, one of my personal faves)
  • Office Depot Kids Scissors (blunt tip, ages 5 and up)
  • Two 5″ x 7″ canvas boards
  • Staples’ Index Card on a Ring (3′ x 5″ white cards, blue plastic covers, black elastic band connected with a binder ring)
  • And just for fun, a Waddling Penguin squeezy toy (perfect for stress relief!). It sort of has a Weebles-wobble-but-they-don’t-fall-down aesthetic. Except it’s soft and squeezy!

 

How to enter:

To enter to win the FINCHNWREN Back to School 2020 Giveaway, simply click on the “Enter here!” link below. That will take you to a Giveaway Tools entry form, where you’ll be able to enter in a variety of ways. Giveaway closes August 31, 2020. One winner will win the entire prize pack consisting of the 5 items listed above. Best wishes!

Enter here!

 

And now, for the Back to School Giveaway Hop!

 

Now, you can check out all the other bloggers who are participating in this giveaway hop. Just click on the InLinkz button below. That will take you to the linkup page where you’ll be able to enter more back to school giveaways. The blog hop begins on August 19, and closes on August 31, 2020.

 

 

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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Enjoy! –Wren

Deadline extended to register for fall Bridgeway Academy classes!

#partner #affiliate

 

Are you still finalizing your child’s fall homeschool courses?  If so, I have good news for you!

 

 

You can still register your children for fall courses through Bridgeway AcademyBridgeway Academy offers fantastic online classes in all core subjects and in many electives for students in elementary, middle school, and high school.  Students attend classes online with other homeschooled kids from around the country, which are taught by experienced, interesting, certified teachers.

We’ve had fantastic successes in the two classes Jackson has attended with Bridgeway Academy; high school biology and elementary marine biology.  (You can click on the highlighted links to find out more about those.)  Bridgeway Academy also offers many other science courses.  As well as courses like these:

  • Music Appreciation
  • Writing
  • Computer Technology
  • Renaissance History
  • Algebra
  • Public Speaking
  • Geography
  • and much more!

Check out the course catalog and learn more by visiting Bridgeway Academy’s Live Online Classes page.  From there, you can see everything Bridgeway offers.  You’ll be amazed!

Registration deadline info

Bridgeway Academy has extended their course registration deadline til September 10, 2018.  So head on over!  You can sign up via the Bridgeway Academy’s Live Online Classes link.

 

Enjoy!  -Wren

 

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/HomeschoolingHelp

Twitter- https://twitter.com/bridgewayvoice/

Pinterest- https://www.pinterest.com/bridgewayacademy/

YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/user/bwacademy

Blog- http://www.homeschoolacademy.com/blog/

 

DISCLOSURE:  From time to time, FINCHNWREN may receive a free product or service in exchange for our honest opinions expressed in our blog. We are not required to write a positive or glowing review, nor are we additionally compensated for these reviews. We share our own opinions, and our family’s opinion, of these products. We’re disclosing this in accordance with FTC regulations.

Back-to-School Goodies Giveaway from FINCHNWREN and Bridgeway Academy (ends 8/30/18)

I am so happy to celebrate the back-to-school season for 2018-2019 with you!  This year again, the FINCHNWREN blog is partnering with the fabulous Bridgeway Academy to bring you a giveaway to start out the school year with some amazing goodies.  One winner will win a cool Back-to-School prize package valued at $150!  (Look below for a complete listing of the entire prize package.)

 

 

Our experiences with Bridgeway Academy

Last year, during the 2017-2018 school year, we were blessed to serve as a blog partner with Bridgeway Academy.  As a result, my son Jackson (then in 10th grade) enrolled in Bridgeway’s FYC Biology with Lab.  He earned 1.5 credits for this high school biology class, which was taught by an exceptional science teacher (Mrs. Carla Berg) and utilized the Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Biology.  This top-notch course was part of Bridgeway Academy‘s Live Online Classes and was taught weekly, throughout the school year, in an online classroom.  Jackson was able to interact online each week with his instructor and fellow classmates.  Following the weekly class meeting, he would read from his biology textbook and work on online assignments via Moodle.  He completed experiments, semester projects with class presentations, and even dissections!  We couldn’t have been happier with our Bridgeway Academy high school biology experience.  (You can read more about Jackson’s high school biology course by following the highlighted link.)

 

Looking forward to High School Chemistry this year

This year, we’re thrilled to be partnering with Bridgeway Academy again!  I’ll be writing about Jackson’s class experiences over the upcoming school year as he participates in Bridgeway’s FYC Chemistry with Lab.  This course will also be taught weekly online throughout the school year, utilizing the  Paradigm Chemistry Textbook Set and the Bridgeway Academy Chemistry Lab Kit.  Jackson will meet online with his teacher and fellow classmates; complete reading assignments, experiments, and projects; and upon completion of the course will have accrued 1.5 high school credits for his transcript.

I’m so happy for Jackson to have this opportunity.  We have homeschooled since the very beginning of his school career; from pre-K until now.  And there are a number of subjects that I feel confident in guiding and teaching my son in.  However, chemistry is not one of those!  Yet Bridgeway Academy, with its excellent courses, certified teachers, and resources, is making it possible for Jackson to become educated about this branch of science while interacting with other students and being taught by a skilled instructor.  I truly couldn’t ask for more!

 

Are you looking for an exceptional educational experience for your child?

If so, do check out Bridgeway Academy.  They offer fascinating Live Online Classes for students in elementary, middle school, and high school with great instructors.  The online classrooms are organized and well-run by experienced teachers.  This might be just what you’re looking for in your own homeschool, whether it’s to provide a class you don’t think you could personally teach well; or a way to create interest in an unusual subject; or to enable your children to interact with a new teacher or other students online.  There are so many reasons that I believe that you could benefit from Bridgeway Academy classes.  Visit them at Bridgeway Academy and learn more!

And just remember, the enrollment deadline for 2018-2019 classes is approaching swiftly…August 30, 2018.  So don’t delay!  🙂

 

And now…your chance to win an amazing Back-to-School Giveaway!

We have a wonderful collection of goodies to help you start off your school year!  One winner will receive the following:

  • “Math Fact Oh” Properties game from Learning Resources (cool math game for ages 7 and up that teaches math properties–including algebra!)
  • The Robin Takes 5 Cookbook for Busy Families (for the mom who needs fun & healthy ideas for family meals)
  • Give Your Child the World (fabulous resource for finding great world literature for all age groups)
  • Starbursts Mini Stained Glass Coloring Book
  • “Smiley Faces” Incentive Charts
  • Applause Sticker Pack from Trend 100 count
  • Acid-Free Apples Sticker Set from Creative Teaching Press 65 Count
  • Team Player! Award Certificates from Creative Teaching Press 30 Count
  • Up & Up Colorful Index Cards
  • Wireless Gear Cable Organization Ties
  • Reward Erasers 60 count Kitty and Puppy Faces (for ages 3 and up)
  • Bridgeway Academy t-shirt
  • Bridgeway Academy travel mug
  • Bridgeway Academy student planner
  • Bridgeway Academy highlighter
  • Bridgeway Academy backpack

 

How to enter:

Simply click on the pink “Enter Here” link below.  You’ll be taken to a Giveaway Tools entry form, where you’ll be able to enter in a variety of ways.  Giveaway closes on August 31, 2018.  Best wishes!

Enter here!

 

 

This year, we’ll be sharing more with you about our experiences with Paradigm Chemistry for high schoolers and Bridgeway Academy.  Stop back by to learn more about our homeschool life and science!

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/HomeschoolingHelp

Twitter- https://twitter.com/bridgewayvoice/

Pinterest- https://www.pinterest.com/bridgewayacademy/

YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/user/bwacademy

Blog- http://www.homeschoolacademy.com/blog/

 

DISCLOSURE:

From time to time, FINCHNWREN may receive a free product or service in exchange for our honest opinions expressed in our blog. We are not required to write a positive or glowing review, nor are we additionally compensated for these reviews. We share our own opinions, and our family’s opinions, of these products. We’re disclosing this in accordance with FTC regulations.

The prizes for the Back-to-School Giveaway were provided by Bridgeway Academy and the FINCHNWREN blog, and will be shipped to the winner by Bridgeway Academy.  Winner will be chosen and will have 48 hours to respond via email with his or her name and physical mailing address.  If the winner does not respond within that time period, the winning entry will be disqualified and a new winner chosen.

 

Enjoy!  –Wren

Your Chance to Win An Amazing Mom’s Back-to-School Goody Bag from FINCHNWREN and Bridgeway Academy! (Valued at over $120)

I am absolutely thrilled to bring you my newest giveaway, courtesy of FINCHNWREN and the fabulous Bridgeway Academy.  Read on to learn more and enter to win this amazing Mom’s Back-to-School Goody Bag!  (Look below for a complete listing of everything one winner will receive!)

 

 

This year, my son Jackson begins his sophomore year in high school.  Since he’s a 10th grader this year, we had already planned for him to take biology plus a biology lab in order to appropriately prepare him for college.  Imagine our surprise and delight when we were contacted by Bridgeway Academy, who offered us the opportunity for Jackson to take and for me to review one of their online classes; one of which was the Apologia Biology course we were already considering!  I’d like to share more with you about that class and how we’ll all be working together, along with an incredibly generous coupon code that Bridgeway Academy is offering to all FINCHNWREN readers!

 

Why Do We Love Bridgeway Academy?

 

Four years ago, we were selected to review Bridgeway Academy’s Fun with Science:  Marine Biology, an online class designed for elementary and middle school students.  It was exciting, fascinating, and captivating (to both parent AND child!); taught by an experienced certified science teacher; and included unusual projects and assignments for the students in addition to the weekly online web sessions.  “Incredible” sounds like a weak word to describe it…is there such a word as “mega-incredible?”

 

 

Out of the 13 years I have homeschooled Jackson, this 8-week Marine Biology class from Bridgeway Academy remains one of our all-time favorite homeschool experiences.  It was challenging yet approachable; truly fascinating not only in the online class time but in each week’s individual assignment; and so enjoyable while Jackson was rapidly absorbing a marine science education.  It became the standard for the way we measured many of our homeschool classes (not only the science ones!).  There has never been anything else quite like it.

 

What is Bridgeway Academy?

 

Bridgeway Academy is an online educational provider that we’ve long admired.  They provide accredited courses, taught online by qualified educational professionals and teachers, which are both academically excellent and interesting to homeschool students.  Classes are offered for students in preschool or kindergarten all the way through 12th grade, and over 25,000 students have participated in Bridgeway Academy classes from 1989 on.  And 83% of Bridgeway Academy students proceed to their first choice college!

 

 

Courses are available in a myriad of subjects, from math and art, to science and geography, language arts, reading, literature, and social studies; and that’s without even delving into electives (like business, life skills, health, humanities, and more!).  Suffice it to say that a parent could enroll students in an entire homeschool class schedule covering everything necessary for one year’s education in K-12, or simply choose one or a few courses to round out what’s already being taught at home.  Regardless of the homeschool path chosen, parents can be certain that their students will experience excellence in the classes they take.

 

Bridgeway Academy’s High School Biology

Jackson is enrolled in Bridgeway Academy’s FYC Biology Course w/Lab for the 2017-2018 school year.  This Learning Lab course uses the Apologia Biology textbook, along with Bridgeway Academy’s own Biology Lab Kit, and the course provides 1.5 credits upon completion.  It will be taught online by a Bridgeway Academy instructor, and meets weekly starting in early September and continues (with a break in December/early January) through May, when the class concludes.

 

Both Jackson and I are so excited about this incredible opportunity.  He has always been interested in science and our own worldview aligns beautifully with Apologia’s, so we’re really happy about the textbook choice.  I am interested in science myself, but it is not my greatest area of strength, so I am pleased to have the chance for Jackson to be taught by an expert in the field as he studies high school biology.  Plus, our experience with Bridgeway Academy has been so exceptional that we believe this will be another amazing year!

 

From Bridgeway Academy, a generous coupon you can use

 

Bridgeway Academy has a wonderful offer for you.  They are providing a coupon code for 20% off one (or even more than one!) Bridgeway Academy Learning Lab course of any kind.  The courses can be trimester, semester, or a full year in length.  (The coupon does not apply to lab kits or textbook sets, just courses only.)  This coupon expires on August 30, 2017.

 

So, head on over to Bridgeway Academy and use the coupon code FINCH20 to receive 20% off the price of their amazing Live Online courses.  This is their very best offer ever, so don’t miss the chance to take advantage of it!

 

And, now, the Mom’s Back-to-School Goody Bag giveaway for you to enter!

One winner will receive ALL of the following, with a grand total of over $120–tons of fun prizes to help you start off your school year.

  • A Learning Styles Assessment from Bridgeway Academy
  • A Bridgeway Academy Travel Mug
  • A  Bridgeway Academy T-Shirt (size L)
  • A Dinosaur Bulletin Board Set (includes Spanish dino names!)
  • U.S.A. Bingo Game from Trend Enterprises, Inc.
  • Dubble Bubble Journal
  • “Read to SUCCEED!” kids’ bookmark set (classroom pack)
  • Staples Pencil Cap Erasers package
  • Butterfly sticky notes
  • Ladybug Lenticular Stickers
  • Grow in Water Gecko toy
  • Renewing Minds Magnetic Bookmarks (for mom)

Just enter below by clicking the pink “Enter Here!” link.  That will take you to the Giveaway Tools entry form.  Giveaway will close on August 30, 2017 at 11:59PM.  Best wishes!

Enter here!

 

Be sure to visit Bridgeway Academy at their social media sites:

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/HomeschoolingHelp

Twitter- https://twitter.com/bridgewayvoice/

Pinterest- https://www.pinterest.com/bridgewayacademy/

YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/user/bwacademy

Blog- http://www.homeschoolacademy.com/blog/

We’ll be sharing with you over the year more about our experiences with Apologia Biology and Bridgeway Academy, so be sure to stop back by to see more about our homeschool life and science.

 

DISCLOSURE:

From time to time, finchnwren may receive a free product or service in exchange for our honest opinions expressed in our blog. We are not required to write a positive or glowing review, nor are we additionally compensated for these reviews. We share our own opinions, and our family’s opinions, of these products. We’re disclosing this in accordance with FTC regulations.

The prizes for the Mom’s Back-to-School Goody Bag Giveaway were provided by Bridgeway Academy and FINCHNWREN, and will be shipped to the winner by Bridgeway Academy.  Winner will be chosen and will have 48 hours to respond via email with his or her name and physical mailing address.  If the winner does not respond within that time period, the winning entry will be disqualified and a new winner chosen.

 

Enjoy!  –Wren

Happy Back-To-School 2016 Giveaway from finchnwren!

Oh happy day!  🙂

Today we start our official 9th grade homeschool year!  I just love back-to-school time….the new curricula, the gorgeous new office supplies, the slight change of weather from hot days to slightly cooler ones.  I love it all!

And to celebrate, I have a very fun set of back-to-school goodies for one reader to win!

Back to School 2016 GiveawayThis week, finchnwren is giving away a goodie pack of 5 back-to-school supplies!  The prize package includes:

  • An apple-shaped timer
  • A package of red Ready Letters—perfect for bulletin boards or happy wall signs
  • A set of Magnet Multiplication Tables—for fun, unlimited practice of multiplication facts
  • Colorful Cut-Outs Assorted Hearts—great for sweet notes to your kids or bulletin boards
  • A set of apple note cards

Back to School giveaway pic 1The Magnet Multiplication Table set is especially cool.  Kids can work the problems on the enclosed magnetic board, or on any metal surface (even the refrigerator!).

Just enter via the Giveaway Tools entry form below.  US entries only; giveaway closes Monday, August 29 at 11:59PM.

Enjoy!  –Wren