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!



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.





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.



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!




Want more information?

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


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!




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.


  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!!/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. Jennifer W says:

    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. Jennifer W says:

    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.

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