FEB
19
2012

All About Spelling Giveaway!

Hi everyone! I know I just released my 2012 Curriculum Update and in it I mentioned that we were still loving All About Learning. It’s been a consistent favorite of mine for almost 2 years now! I know you all love it too, so I have a special treat for you today!

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In honor of last week and Valentine’s day, I wanted to share a little love with you all! So….drum roll please…I’m hosting a very SPECIAL giveaway for All About Learning today!

But before we move on, I wanted to clear a few things up! In my curriculum post I noted that I was using All About Spelling, All About Reading, and Abeka worksheets. I’ve since received several emails asking if I thought I needed to supplement.

Just for the record, NO! I do not think AAS & AAR need any type of supplement! I simply have Tinkerbell working on the Abeka worksheets because I had them already and I just have a thing about wasting curriculum! Plus I figure it can’t do any harm to do a little extra work right?

But all that said, I truly love All About Learning products, and we’ve had great success with the All About Reading Level 1 and All About Spelling Level 1.

 

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I’ve also had several questions regarding the difference between the two products.

The Level 1 of both AAS and AAR have a similar scope and sequence. All About Reading will focus on decoding skills, fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, and will include lots and lots of reading practice, while All About Spelling focuses on the spelling side of things–how to know which letter to choose for a given sound. Both are complete phonics programs and use the same letter tiles.

All About Reading has lots and lots of fluency exercises that help strengthen reading skills.  These can be helpful for a child who has already done AAS 1 but needs more practice to read smoothly.  It’s fine to go quickly through some of the beginning lessons until you reach the lessons that are more challenging for a student.

Here is Tinker Bell working on one of the reading worksheets. To the right you’ll see the “Feed the Monster” game. This one was a favorite! First she colored a monster, then cut out a bunch of word cards to feed to him. She picked one card at a time, and if she read the card correctly she got to feed it to the monster.

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Another favorite hands on All About Reading activity we did was the egg fry. First we colored in the yokes of our eggs, then used a spatula to flip them over and read the words on the other side. This one was so exciting that the Teeny Tot immediately confiscated the spatula and eggs and played the game for the rest of our school time!

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Want more information?

I wrote a review of it awhile back you can read my original  All About Spelling Review here.

WIN IT!

Would you like to try All About Spelling for your own family?

I have a unique giveaway today! The super cool people at All About Spelling are offering either The All About Spelling Level 1 plus the Deluxe Interactive kit OR any two levels of All About Spelling!

Mandatory Entry:

  • Simply leave a comment below letting me know why you’d like to win!

Additional Optional Entries: (not required to win, leave a separate comment on this post for each additional entry)

Win 2 free levels of @LearningPress from @ericahomeschool! Enter thru 2/24/12!

 

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Giveaway Nitty Gritty:

  • The give away will be open until midnight EST Friday February 24, 2012. Winner will be announced by Sunday February 26, 2012.
  • No purchase necessary to win.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older to enter.
  • If prize winner forfeits or does not claim the prize, prize will be re-awarded at my sole discretion. You may be asked to provide name and address for physical prizes.
  • Void where prohibited by law.
  • Make sure to leave a separate comment for each entry, winner will be chosen at random!
  • This giveaway is offered to US residents only!
  • Odds of winning based on number of entries.
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
  • NOTE: In order to enter the contest you must leave a comment on my blog post. To leave a comment scroll to the bottom of the post and fill in the “Speak Your Mind” form. (If you are reading this via RSS, you will need to visit my actual blog to post a comment.)
  • Disclosure: All About Learning provided me with a free copy of their product to review on my blog. The opinions I have given are mine and may differ from others but were not influenced by the company or the free product provided.
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Comments

  1. Your review gave me a great reason to check out the company. Seriously considering this for my kiddos, that is of course after the giveaway is over. :)

  2. Liked All About Learning on Facebook. Actually I already had before.

  3. Subscribe by email.

  4. Follow you on Twitter: @ChoosingLoveAZ

  5. We would love to win AAS!

  6. Just tweeted! https://twitter.com/#!/ChoosingLoveAZ/status/171489802582110208
    Thank you for hosting the giveaway!

  7. Christine Thatcher says:

    I want to try this so bad!!!! I would love to get started with it with my three kiddos. =)

  8. I would love to try AAS!

  9. I like All about L. on FB

  10. I follow them on Twitter

  11. I am subscribed to your blog

  12. I follow you on Twitter

  13. I Tweeted about this giveaway!

  14. We are relatively new to homeschooling. There is so much out there! It can be rather overwhelming. Thank you for your website and this opportunity to learn more. We would LOVE to win this AAS!! We are looking for a good curriculum to challenge us. These products look great! Thanks again for the opportunity to win! Every opportunity helps! :)

  15. Would love to add AAS to our curriculum.

  16. I would love to win AAS!! We have been using AAR and loving it too!!

  17. I follow All About Learning on FB.

  18. Liked All About Learning on FB

  19. I subscribe to your blog and LOVE it! Thanks.

  20. Followed All About Learning on Twitter

  21. Following Ericahomeschool on Twitter

  22. I love to have but cant join as i am a non US resident. But i do have a question – The reading worksheets that Tinker Bell was doing (fry egg & feeding monster) comes from All about reading package itself?

    • Hi Angeline! The worksheets that Tinker Bell is working on in the photos are from the All About Reading Level 1 “Blast Off to Reading” Activity Book!

  23. Tweeted about the giveaway.

  24. Bethany Zezula says:

    You are so encouraging and inspiring to do as God has commanded! I appreciate your site!
    I would love to win AAS for my little learners!!

  25. This looks fantastic. The letter tiles look a little like the Montessori moveable alphabet. It would fit right into what we are doing. I would love to win it!

  26. I subscribe via email & LOVE it!

  27. I would love to win AAS!!! :)

  28. I am already subscribed to your blog!

  29. I liked AAR on FB!

  30. I would love to win All About Spelling Level 3 and 4! we absolutely love All About Spelling Level 1 and 2 :)

  31. I am following All About Learning on FB

  32. I am following All About Learning on Twitter

  33. Would love to use AAS with my boys!

  34. I am subscribed here via email

  35. I am following you on Twitter already

  36. This is just what my son needs…! I am hopeful…

  37. Liked AAL on FB

  38. Already subscribed via email

  39. Your suggestions have often inspired some of our best moments homeschooling together this year! My guess is that this curriculum would be no different!

  40. I liked All About Learning on FB. Thanks! : )

  41. I have been wanting to try this with my 4 & 7 year old girls. Thanks for the giveaway.

  42. I liked All About Learning on facebook.

  43. I’m looking into starting our homeschool adventure and this sounds like a great product to get us started! Thank you so much for the chance to win!

  44. I subscribed via email to Confessions of a Homeschooler.

  45. I’m subscribed to your RSS feed!

  46. I would like to win!

  47. Would love to win this program. I am looking to buy curriculum for next year as we start our homeschooling adventure and this is on my list!!

  48. I subscribe to Confessions.

  49. Subscribe to your blog through email.

  50. Wendy Weatherbee says:

    I love your blog, it is the first thing I look for in my inbox! I would love to win the All About Spelling sets……thank you

  51. Liked All about Learning on FB!!

  52. Thank you for all you do to inspire and encourage us! I follow you via your daily emails. Thank you!

  53. I would love to win this, as I have been meaning to order it, but never quite get around to it. Thank you!

  54. I think my mom would like this resource.

  55. Subscribe via email to Confessions of a Homeschooler

  56. I tweeted.

  57. We are currently trying to find the right reading and spelling program for our son who needs a lot of hands on activities and this would be perfect. We would love to win this product!

  58. Liked All About Reading on facebook

  59. Followed All About Reading on twitter

  60. Currently a subscriber to your blog.

  61. Followed you on Twitter too.

  62. Twitted your message on my twitter page too!

  63. We use All About Spelling and love it! I would love to win and get levels 5 and 6–I need them for next year.

  64. I like All About Learning on Facebook.

  65. I follow All About Learning on Twitter.

  66. I already use AAS for my kiddos and enjoy it. Would love to win some more for next year!

  67. I subscribe via email to Confessions of a Homeschooler.

  68. I follow Confessions on Twitter.

  69. I tweeted about this giveaway @debalynn71.

  70. Ooh I’d love to win! We’re ready to move on to level 2 of AAS but money is tight so this would be a huge blessing!

  71. I follow all about learning on twitter

  72. I subscribe to Confessions via email

  73. I follow confessiOns on twitter

  74. I tweeted about this giveaway!

  75. I’m getting ready to begin our homeschooling journey. This would be perfect!

  76. I like AAL in Facebook.

  77. I follow AAL on Twitter

  78. I follow you via RSS.

  79. Staci Channel says:

    I would love to win All About Spelling! We have struggled with spelling since we started homeschooling. I have been trying another curriculum, but am not seeing the results I had hoped! Staci

  80. I follow you on Twitter.

  81. I tweeted.

  82. I love AAS and would love to purchase AAR!

  83. I like AAL on FB

  84. I subscribe to Confessions via email

  85. Hi Erica! I’d Love to win this. How fun. Thanks for making this available to us!

  86. Stephanie Gorman says:

    I have been wanting this for so long and have not been able to afford it for so long. I seen it first on your website.

  87. Stephanie Gorman says:

    I should have liked there facebook page a long time ago. Well I just did now :)

  88. I hope i’m posting right. Never left a message b/f. Anyway, we would LOVE to win this AAS/AAR. Thanks so much for making so many awesome materials for homeschooling. Love your site.

  89. Stephanie Gorman says:

    I now follow AAS on twitter :)

  90. I’ve been wanting this curriculum since I first heard you mention it. I keep debating on whether to get it now and change everything or wait until next year.

  91. I’m already a subscriber (thru my other email acct, blessed5x@gmail.com)

  92. I’m already following you on Twitter (AdenaF)

  93. I am not following All About Learning Press on Twitter (AdenaF)

  94. Stephanie Gorman says:

    I subscribe to you via e-mail :)

  95. I liked AAL on Facebook!

  96. Stephanie Gorman says:

    I follow you on twitter :)

  97. Kelly Griffin says:

    This is one curriculum I’m planning on using next year…would LOVE to win! I subscribe to your email updates and have “liked” AAL on FB. *Fingers crossed!*

  98. I would love to add this to our curriculum. My girls would love it!!

  99. I am already a confessions follower! I love your blog. I get it by email.

  100. I like All About Learning press on facebook

  101. Stephanie Gorman says:

    I just tweeted about the giveaway :)

  102. I would love to win AAS and the Deluxe Kit!

  103. I follow All About Learning on FB.

  104. Love to win this!

  105. Follow by RSS

  106. Follow you on Twitter

  107. Just tweeted about giveaway.

  108. Liked All about Learning on FB

  109. Katie Miller says:

    I would love to try this program since we are planning on homeschooling my daughter next year!

  110. Katie Miller says:

    I liked the all about learning on facebook… I would love to win the program!

  111. i already all about learning on facebook~ thank you!

  112. i would love to try out these products, since i’ve heard such great things about them!

  113. Susan Menzmer says:

    Oh, would SO love to win this! I have a seven year old who reads very well, but could use some help in spelling. :)

  114. Susan Menzmer says:

    I already follow Confessions! :)

  115. Read via email.

  116. Follow you on Twitter

  117. Read many comments that this is good for dyslexics. Would love to try as I have 2 kids like this.

  118. I would love to win this giveaway! Thanks for hosting!

  119. Talitha Keller says:

    I subscribe to your Feed

  120. Talitha Keller says:

    I like All About Learning on Facebook.

  121. I’m thinking about using this with my Kindergartener soon. Would LOVE to win it!

  122. I subscribe to your emails.

  123. I was JUST looking at this this past weekend to do for my son this year. Perfect timing!! Would love to win it to add it to our curriculum. Thanks so much for hosting!!

  124. I subscribe via email

  125. I like all about learning on FB

  126. We are almost done with AAS level 1, I’d love to win to get level 2!

  127. I like AAS on FB!

  128. I follow All About Learning on Twitter

  129. I follow you via email and love you site, Thank you!

  130. I would love to use this with my daughters.

  131. I follow you on twitter

  132. I follow AAL on twitter

  133. I keep bumping into this program. I hear nothing but good stuff about it. I would love to win it! I already get your posts by email. Thanks for your blog. It is awesome.

  134. I tweeted about it!

  135. Mrs. K Hewett says:

    I would love this for my children! Thanks!

    K Hewett

  136. I like them on facebook!

  137. We just started using AAR Level 1. I would so live to have AAS to use also! Thanks for offering the giveaway!

  138. I like AAL on facebook!

  139. This sounds great! My kiddos could certainly use extra help and practice when it comes to spelling! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  140. Jennifer Spencer says:

    I am already seriously considering AAS for my 6 year old and I know it would be SOO much easier to teach my younger ones to read with AAR than the piecemeal I did the first time!

  141. Jennifer Spencer says:

    I follow confessions RSS :)

  142. Jennifer Spencer says:

    I already like All About Learning Press on fb!

  143. Janna Graham says:

    I would love to win All About Spelling for my daughter. I have actually been wanting to purchase it for her to start using in August.:)

  144. Janna Graham says:

    I “like” All About Spelling on facebook

  145. I really want this for my twins who will start homeschooling next year! I already subscribe to Confessions, and “like” All About Learning on Facebook. I would love to win this! :)

  146. Janna Graham says:

    I subscribe to Confessions by email and facebook.

  147. This looks great – would love to win!

  148. I “like” AALearing on FB!

  149. I subscribe to Confessions by email!!

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