Summer Camp at the Homeschool Buyers Club – Language Arts

With the warm weather and longer days that summertime brings, sometimes kids think that they are too busy playing outside to slow down and read. Have a look at these free trials to help keep their reading skills sharp.

LightSail Isolated Product 835X835LightSail – LightSail for Homeschoolers is an adaptive, online language arts platform built by homeschoolers for homeschoolers, featuring thousands of interconnected books, audiobooks, and multimedia content. With modules in reading, writing, vocabulary, and fluency, homeschoolers can read and learn anywhere, any time, on any device with our adaptive reader, especially struggling readers with the use of our Personalized Reader built specifically for students with reading challenges. Check out LightSail free for 7 days to see all the special features of this program.


Vocabulary Quest 835X835Vocabulary Quest – Vocabulary Quest is a game-based award-winning vocabulary builder that will keep users captivated as they battle monsters, join guilds, and unlock new gear using just their word power! Students will master advanced vocabulary to defeat the Mages and restore order to the Lands of Vocab. Before each battle players review a set of words by reading usage examples, listen to audio pronunciation, and play mini games. Once the student is ready, they will battle the mages that can summon monsters in a final fill in the blank test. Download the free Windows PC version to try Vocabulary Quest.


2022 - Reading Eggs BoyReading Eggs – Based on solid scientific research, Reading Eggs makes learning fun, interactive, and highly rewarding. Children love the games, songs, golden eggs and other rewards which, along with feeling proud of their reading, really motivate them to keep exploring and learning. Sign up for a free 30-day trial to ensure that Reading Eggs is right for your child.


Reading Skills AssessmentReading Skills Assessment from Explode the Code – With this interactive, online diagnostic assessment for children in grades PreK-5, you can learn about your child's mastery, competence, and practice needed for all foundational decoding and encoding skills. Once your child has completed the assessments you will receive a detailed report that outlines mastered skills, any problem areas and areas that need practice. You can use the free Reading Skills Assessment from Explode the Code for all the children in your homeschool.


2022 - Nessy – Do you have a child that struggles with reading and spelling due to dyslexia? Then give this program a look-see. Using videos, games printable worksheets and more, this program adheres to the Orton-Gillingham principles and includes essential components needed to help a dyslexic child achieve success and confidence. Students learn independently at their own pace while systematically developing phonetic awareness, phonic skills, blending and segmentation understanding, and building sight word recognition, reading fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. Try the U.S. version of free for 7-days.


Acceddibyte 835X835Accessibyte – If you have a child who is blind, visually impaired, deaf, or hard of hearing, then take a look at Accessibyte. This cloud-based platform helps students learn to type, take tests, study, and play games right in the browser. Accessibyte brings easy-to-use learning apps to students of all ages with low vision, no vision, or any vision. Empower your children for success with Accessibyte's totally audible & highly visual online learning tools - all in one place. Try Accessibyte for 14-days absolutely free.