Are you searching for extracurricular opportunities for your homeschool? Would you like to let them try a new hobby for free, before investing a lot of money in something they won’t end up loving? How about trying some of these great FREE classes —-> online!
Craftsy.com is an amazing site with classes, tutorials, and craft supplies for every hobby imaginable. Each class includes video segments, printables, complete supply lists, and the option to communicate with other class members or instructors. Check out the FORTY-SEVEN different free classes, in these categories:
A great free course on doing family portraits is available.
Two classes, including portrait drawing and figure drawing are available here.
Check out four different classes on food and cooking, including Perfect Pizza at Home!
If you’ve got some basic tools, you can get started on these three different basic woodworking classes.
This group of classes includes rubber stamping and card making!
Learn to paint flowers with a basic acrylics class.
There are four free classes in this category, including a delicious buttercream icing tutorial and creative cake pops!
There are 5 classes available in the knitting and crochet category, including socks!
Ahhh, quilting. My fave. There are TEN different quilting classes available, from complete novice to advanced.
Beginning or experienced seamstresses will appreciate the 4 different courses here, including machine basics and zipper expertise!
You can see that there are some really fun classes for almost everyone! I didn’t even mention the jewelry making or embroidery! These would be a great addition to any homeschool home economics, art, and life skills courses. And if your child falls in love with one of these new skills, check into the more in-depth classes available!
If you don’t have local access to all the lessons your kids want, the internet is here to save the day! Craftsy is available on computer as well as apps for your smart phone or tablet. If you’re modern like us (thanks to my hubby!) you can mirror your phone or tablet screen onto your TV, and watch the class videos on the big screen!