Life Skills Curriculum


Life Skills includes Personal Finance, Business, Culinary Arts, Sewing, House Maintenance, First Aid, Voting, Registering with the Selective Service, Basic Auto Maintenance, Driver's Ed, Entrepreneurship, Job & Careers, Using Public Transportation, Child Development, Personal Organization, and Social Skills. Are you learning all the English and Math you could ever want, but don't know how to go about buying a house, car, sew, cook, or drive? Don't forget those essential life skills - they're important!


LEGEND
$ -Below $50/year      $$ -Between $50-$100/year      $$$ -Between $100-$150/year      $$$$ -Above $150/year
Available Online        Religious


BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURS
FREE
Biz Kids    Biz Kids is a television show for kids that teaches about money and business. Each episode focuses on one aspect of business and money management such as credit, negotiation, wise spending, budgeting and more.
Ages:
11+
Style:
Online TV

FREE
Homeschool Entrepreneur    Want to start a family business - for education, bonding or money? You can learn the entrepreneurial mindset by beginning your own business. They focus on starting an online business because it's the easiest, cheapest and most practical way for most to get started quickly.
Ages:
15+
Style:
Online Lessons & Videos

FREE
Money Zine    Resumes for High School Students without a lot of work-related experience. Learn about the different resume formats, highlight your skills, and become marketable.
Grades:
12th
Style:
Online

COMMUNICATION
$$
The Art of Argument    The Art of Argument teaches students to argue well, with clarity, relevance and purpose. It sharpens their minds as they live, play, and grow in this highly commercial culture.
Grades:
6th-12th
Style:
Workbook & DVD

DRIVER'S ED
FREE
Driver's Ed Guru    Driver's Ed Guru is a free online guide to learning to drive. Get access to DMV practice quizzes, articles, videos, and step-by-step curriculum.
Ages:
15+
Style:
Online Lessons & Videos

$-
$$$$
Sonlight: Life Skills    Sonlight offers life skills curriculum for Driver's Ed, Critical Thinking, Dating, Personal Finance and more.
Grades:
K-12th
Style:
Textbook & Software

ETIQUETTE
$
The Etiquette Factory    The Etiquette Factory teaches etiquette skills by using role playing, songs, stories, games, crafts and treats. Skills covered are introductions, eating, birthday parties, conversations, telephone manners, personal space, kindness, sharing, magic words, cleaning up, being a guest, apologies, table manners, good hygiene, dating, roommates, while job hunting and more.
Grades:
11th-12th
Style:
Textbook & Workbook

FAMILY
$$$$
BJU Press    Bob Jones University offers life skills in a box. They provide a 21st century approach to family life, addressing the emerging challenges of the modern home. The text prepares students for present and future roles in the family as children, friends, spouses, parents, in-laws, and caregivers.
Grades:
11th-12th
Style:
Textbook & Workbook

FIRST AID
$
St John: First Aid Training    St John offers courses in first aid for a range of possibilities. Introduction to First Aid, CPR, using defibrillators, infection control and more.
Grades:
Not Specified
Style:
Online Lessons

WHERE CAN I BUY CURRICULUM?
New
   You can buy NEW curriculum from Amazon, Rainbow Resource, Christian Book, Homeschool Buyer's Co-op, The Bookies ~ Denver and Mardel ~ Littleton.

Used
   You can buy USED curriculum from Amazon, Abe Books, Better World Books, Book Samaritan, Homeschool Classifieds, Thrift Books, and Salt & Light Learning ~ Loveland.

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JOBS & CAREERS
FREE-
$$
AME    AME is Apprenticeship, Mentorship, and Entrepreneurship. Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC) founded the program in 2007 to help families get back to the tried-and-true method of an apprentice working alongside a master in a trade.
Ages:
Not Specified
Style:
DVD & Database

FREE
Bureau of Labor Statistics    The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers students the ability to find careers that relate to their own interests and learn fun facts about the economy and jobs.
Grades:
4th-12th
Style:
Online Videos

FREE
College Grad: Resumes    Everything you want to know about wanting to write a resume. Research how to write your personal resume, review the sample, then develop your own.
Grades:
12th-Adult
Style:
Online

MULTIPLE TOPICS
$
Life Prep for Homeschooled Teenagers    A parent-friendly curriculum for teaching teens to handle money, live moral lives and get ready for adulthood - whether they're work-bound or college-bound.Teach your teens about credit cards, auto and health insurance, taxes, and many other subjects they'll face once they're on their own.
Grades:
9th-12th
Style:
Book

PERSONAL FINANCE
FREE
Money Instructor    Money Instructor offers life skills learning with math. Everything from counting monmey, to making a shopping list, discounts, chores, earning statements, time cards, health insurance, jobs, income and taxes, and more.
Grades:
PreK-12th
Style:
Worksheet

$
Money Matters Workbook for Teens    Money Matters is a book that will teach your tennagers financial independence. Bible-based wisdom is taught on getting and keeping a job, how banks and creditors work, managing a savings and checking account, paying for college, knowing when to borrow, and more.
Ages:
11-18
Style:
Textbook & Workbook

FREE
Money Skill    Money Skill helps to develop personal finance literacy. It is a free online reality based course that is aimed at high school and college students.
Ages:
12-18
Style:
Online Lessons

$
Personal Finance for Teens    Personal Finance for Teens is a teacher-directed interactive course of study covering financial literacy skills. Topics include banking, budgets, credit cards, debt management, taxes, investing, and more.
Ages:
13+
Style:
Online Interactive

FREE
Practical Money Skills for Life    Practical Money Skills offers lessons plans for students of all ages and students with special needs. Topics range from "What Is Money?" to "Spending Plans."
Grades:
PreK-12th
Style:
Digital Download

$-
$$$$
Sonlight: Life Skills    Sonlight offers life skills curriculum for Driver's Ed, Critical Thinking, Dating, Personal Finance and more.
Grades:
K-12th
Style:
Textbook & Software

SEWING
FREE
Matha Pullen School of Art Fashion    The Marth Pullen Company offers free online videos that teach you how to sew. Projects and patterns are also available.
Grades:
Not Specified
Style:
Online Lessons

FREE
Sewing With Nancy    Sewing with Nancy offers free online videos that teach you how to sew.
Grades:
Not Specified
Style:
Online TV

$
WoolWorks!    Teaching to the stands with Fiber Arts is a curriculum guide that includes 12 lessons and is filled with many hands-on projects.
Grades:
3-8
Style:
Guide





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