Hi Sweet Friends! There has been a lot of excitement and buzz in the homeschool world this week about the Build Your Bundle sale! For years, I got the emails–and ignored them! Finally, I decided to check out what all the hoopla is about…And it really is an amazing sale on homeschool curriculum and products that help homeschool moms! I’ve been “unpacking,” all my purchases–which came in at a 93% savings! I spent $58 on $844 worth of homeschool, blogging, and mom stuff (recipe books, planners, etc…). So today, I’m sharing my Build Your Bundle purchases –hoping they will help you get a better feel for the sale and encourage you to grab some great deals for your homeschool!
What is Build Your Bundle?
Build Your Bundle is an all digital homeschool curriculum and product sale that happens once a year. It brings together many amazing creators, who generously offer their products at huge discounts to be combined (aka–bundled) with others! The organizing team at Build Your Bundle has put together 20 bundles. (The products in each bundle are unique–so you don’t have to worry about bundle products overlapping!)
The “Prepackaged,” Bundles:
Here’s a look at all the bundles–including the retail value, bundle price, and total savings! In addition, you can Buy 2, Get 1 Free (which is what I did)!
Early Learning Bundle #1 – $225.89 – $29.00 – 87% off
Early Learning Bundle #2 – $228.30 – $29.00 – 87% off
Early Learning Bundle #3 – $207.65 – $29.00 – 86% off
Charlotte Mason Bundle – $348.81 – $49.00 – 86% off
Fine Arts Bundle – $209.73 – $19.00 – $90% off
Homeschool Helps #1 Bundle – $259.83 – $19.00 – 93% off
Homeschool Helps #2 Bundle – $272.10 – $19.00 – 93% off
Elementary Bundle #1 – $360.10 – $39.00 – 89% off
Elementary Bundle #2 – $357.47 – $39.00 – 89% off
Elementary Bundle #3 – $349.16 – $39.00 – 89% off
Upper Grades Bundle #1 – $352.76 – $39.00 – 89% off
Upper Grades Bundle #2 – $342.74 – $39.00 – 89% off
Unit Studies Bundle – $172.83 – $19.00 – 89% off
Character Bundle – $223.82 – $29.00 – 87% off
Thematic Units Bundle – $207.88 – $10.00 – 95% off
Homemaking Bundle – $274.74 – $15.00 – 95% off
Parenting Bundle – $264.78 – $29.00 – 89% off
Brother & Sister Bundle – $154.70 – $10.00 – 94% off
Special Needs Bundle – $180.00 – $15.00 – 92% off
The Mystery Bundle – $210.32 – $10.00 – 95% off
What I Purchased:
It actually took me some time to wrap my mind around what I wanted! Ultimately, there were 2 bundles I needed in my life–so it only made sense to grab a third (and get one free)!
Fine Arts Bundle:
Right away, I noticed the Fine Arts Bundle for $19! This is an area of my homeschool I’m constantly supplementing! And it can be time-consuming to track down good resources!
I’m especially excited about An Introduction to Art History–Ancient Art (which is valued at $22.95).
Also–we’re a ballet family–so I love the Peter and the Wolf Lapbook and Music Download included in this bundle! I am really impressed (and pleasantly surprised) how comprehensive this resource is!
As a blogger, this bundle was on my list right away, because Heather Bowen from Life of a Homeschool Mom is offering her Blogging Basics course ($97 value) in this bundle! (She’s been blogging 7 years–and was able to replace her income AND her husband’s income with her blog! So much to learn from this sweet and amazing lady!!)
The bundle is only $15!! Everything else is icing on the cake for me in this bundle!
Elementary Bundle #1:
So I needed a third bundle…And suddenly, I noticed all the great resources geared towards first grade and early elementary in this bundle! (Perfect for my sweet little guy who starts first grade in the fall!)
And this bundle includes another art course that I’ve really wanted: Lamb’s Book of ART: Book 1!
I’m also really excited about the handwriting curriculum, Mastering Handwriting at Any Level— it will be perfect for my preschool girls (there are some awesome line tracing pages) and 1st grader!
And since we will be covering ancient history next year–I can’t wait to listen to The Mystery of History! The audio of The Mystery of History Volume 1, Quarters 1 & 2 are included in the bundle!
Yep–grabbing this bundle, ended up being a no-brainer for me!
If you prefer to mix-and-match, you can totally create your own bundle! (They also offer Buy 2, Get 1 Free on Build Your OWN Bundles!)
Don’t Miss Out!
Okay–so the sale ends on Monday, May 14! And remember you will be busy this weekend with Mother’s Day! So don’t wait too long before exploring the sale–it may take a little time to pick out your favorites and maximize your savings!
If I can help you with your shopping or answer any questions–please let me know! Also–I’d love to hear what products and bundles you end up choosing! I think it helps other mom (especially those new to homeschooling) to hear what resources others are looking for and using!
Happy Shopping and Saving!