Whenever you start purchasing items for your homeschool (i.e. books and supplies), you will want to visit online homeschool classifieds websites so that you will be able to find used items at a savings. Of course, you can also post your own ads there in order to sell those items that you are no longer using or you can even post an ad listing items that you are in search of. The best part about this is that it is free to post and browse through these ads.
A lot of homeschool parents have purchased and sold a lot of homeschool items online. They have found that it is a great way in which to get curriculum at a discount, try out a new type of curriculum without spending a lot of money and resell any items that they are no longer using. There are a lot of different websites that will allow you to do these things today.
Homeschoolers Trading Zone – Home School Classified
This homeschool classifieds forum is ran by About.com. You can buy, sell and trade curriculum, books, games, software and other items here for free.
This is a large homeschool classifieds website where you can buy and sell new and used homeschool materials. You will also be able to find and announce homeschool groups, activities and events here. Some of the great features of this website include:
- You can manage your own “For sale” and “Wanted” lists.
- Items can be instantly renewed, re-priced or removed
- Items are organized according to category, grade level, or title and publisher
- You can search for items by keyword
- All items include their price, condition and shipping information
- There is a reputation system in place for buyer/seller protection
FreeHomeschoolAds.com (a.k.a. “CHEAP”: Christian Home Educators’ Advertising Pages)
This is a convenient and free place where you can advertise or shop for great used and new books from publishers such as Bob Jones, A Beka, Alpha Omega and Saxon. Many homeschool parents have found that this classifieds website is useful for:
- Advertising, buying, selling and trading new and used books, curriculum, supplies, and other items that homeschoolers would be interested in
- Locating and sharing personal and homeschool oriented resources
- Finding and posting state and local support group information
- Advertising a family or home school related service or business (this is done with banner ads and on this website’s links page)
This homeschool classifieds website’s goal is to provide the homeschooling community with a free and safe place where they can buy and sell used or new homeschool and educational materials (i.e. books, curriculum). You can also post ads for items that you want to purchase.
The Well-Trained Minds Forum Sale And Swap Forum
This homeschool website has a Sale and Swap section on their forum. Here you can list any used books that you want to buy or sell. In order to list items for sale you will have to make 50 posts in their forums first, otherwise it is free to use.
Aussie Homeschool Classified Ads
This is a free online community for any homeschool parents in Australia. Their Homeschool Classifieds sections offers you the opportunity to buy and sell resources, to give and receive encouragement, and to share, laugh and learn with other like-minded people. You will have to register, for free, to use these homeschool classifieds.
A-Z’s Home’s Cool Homeschool Classifieds
This homeschool classifieds started in 2001 but now has around thirteen hundred members. These members are able to post messages listing what homeschool materials they have for sale. They can also place ads listing what materials they are looking for. You don’t have to be a member of the group in order to be able to read the group’s postings. However, you do have to be a member if you want to be able to post on this website.