Community Based Homeschool Resources

Buying homeschool curriculum can get expensive. To help families stretch their education dollars, Maryland Homeschool Association rounded up FREE and low-cost community-based resources you can start using today. Scroll down for general resources to support your homeschooling. Check out our list of links in the right column for subject-specific resources.

Do you know of a community-based resource we’ve missed? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list!

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Free & Low-Cost Homeschool Resources

General Community Based Homeschool Resources

  • Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap: Open on Thursdays and Saturdays, community members may come and “shop” The Swap for free instructional materials. Non-members are restricted to the number of bags you may take on your first visit.

  • Baltimore County Public Schools’ Resource Centers for Families and Schools: With 3 different locations across the county, parents, teachers, child care providers, and other organizations that work with children may access and use the resource centers, which include die-cut machines, button makers, and laminators. A small fee for supplies may be charged.

  • Howard County Child Care Resource Center: Open to homeschoolers, the Resource Center offers die cut machines, laminators, and a library of curriculum guides to help you create meaningful learning activities. A small fee may be charged for certain supplies.

  • Tax Free Clothes Shopping Week: Every August, Maryland hosts a tax-free event for families purchasing back-to-school clothes and shoes. Some restrictions apply, but the tax-free event includes homeschool and nonpublic school students.

Last modified on September 18, 2019