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What are Gifts that Pay for College?
Kids want fun things that they are interesting to them.
Parents want educated children without going broke or crazy.
Colleges want “passion” and delight directed learning.
Give gifts that will increase the fun factor in school, help colleges appreciate your student, allow you to maintain your sanity, or save enough time of money to help you afford the cost of college.
Gifts that pay for college can mean…
- Gifts to Encourage Specialization
- Gifts to Fuel a Love of Learning
- Gifts to Encourage Reading & Writing
- Gifts Help You Homeschool Efficiently
- Gifts that Decrease College Costs
- Gifts to Help Prove Academic Rigor
- Gifts that Increase Income
Check out these articles and gift suggestions, so that you can give great gifts that will help pay for college in the future!
Gifts to Encourage Specialization
Articles: 3 Must-Have High School Electives
Encouraging Delight Directed Learning at the High School Level.
Resources: The Great Course
“How to Listen to and Understand Great Music”
“Calculus Made Clear”
Home Science Tools
Gifts to Fuel a Love of Learning
Articles: Games Across the Curriculum: Christmas Gift Suggestions
Play Your Way to a Great Vocabulary
Physical Education Outside the Box
Gifts to Fuel a Love of Learning: resources and suggestions by subject area Art: Impressionist Artists, Go Fish for Art Card Game Masterpiece Art Auction Game Draw Today Art Kit
Coloring book of masterpieces (like Dover Art Coloring Books: Mary Cassatt Masterpieces) English: The Play’s the Thing Brick Shakespeare Scrabble Banana Grams Rummy Roots
Fun books like Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation Social Studies: Take Off Ticket to Ride Diplomacy Board Game Where in the World Critical Thinking and Math: Chess Sudoku Rummikub Sequence Science:
Computers, software Elemento Chemistry Card Game Student Microscope Gift Package LEGO Mindstorms, or robotics kits Foreign language:
Children’s DVDs (like Finding Nemo
, The Incredibles
Comic books in the language (Les Aventures de Tintin: Tintin en Amerique (French Edition
Cook books (like Not Just Tacos A Journey Into the World of Authentic Latin American Cuisine
) Physical education:
sports equipment (like Snow Toboggan
) Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board
, Nerf guns
or Water squirters Games Teens Love: The Settlers of Catan Carcassonne Basic Game Blokus Apples to Apples Gifts to Encourage Reading & Writing
Articles: The HomeScholar College Bound Reading List Classic Christmas Literature for High School Students 7 Ways to Encourage Reading in Middle School
Resources: Printable reading list for Middle School Kindle Paperwhite Apple iPad Digital Voice Recorder Dragon Naturally Speaking Gifts Help You Homeschool Efficiently
Read Articles: Coping Through Not Cooking Save Money With Old Fashioned Cooking! Gluten-Free + Costco + Freezer Cooking + Crockpot + Cheap = Meals Gifts Help You Homeschool Efficiently: Gift Suggestions for Balancing Life Creating Homeschool Balance: Find Harmony Between Type A and Type Zzz Managers of Their Homes by Teri Maxwell Sidetracked Home Executives: From Pigpen to Paradise Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook: Feasting with Your Slow Cooker Biggest Book of Slow Cooker Recipes by Better Homes & Gardens The Freezer Cooking Manual from 30 Day Gourmet Holiday Freezer Cooking from 30 Day Gourmet $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook Gifts that Decrease College Costs
Prove college rigor with this reference book Setting the Records Straight
Online help: Total Transcript Solution
, Comprehensive Record Solution
Learn about scholarships with this reference book College Admission and Scholarships
Homeschool college: How to Homeschool College: Save Time, Reduce Stress, Eliminate Debt
, “Accelerated Distance Learning” by Brad Voeller
, Bears Guide to Earning Degrees by Distance Learning
, CLEP Official Study Guide by The College Board
Give college expenses as gifts: College Packing List Gifts that Increase Income
Incorporate work on the transcript: Teaching Occupational Education in 5 Easy Steps
Teach your child business skills with MicroBusinessForTeens.com
Help children manage finances in the future: Foundations in Personal Finance for Homeschool Learn More
Online Class: Giving Gifts That Pay for College
Online Class: Christmas Goals and New Year Resolutions
Coffee Break Book: Homeschooling the Holidays: Sanity Saving Strategies and Gift Giving Ideas