Links of Interest

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Local Links for Education and Fun

Curled Up With a Good Kid’s Book - A Sioux Falls based site, featuring reviews of children’s literature.

Downtown Sioux Falls

The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum

Greetings from Sioux Falls - A fun site showing the past and present of Sioux Falls through Postcards and other photographs.

Museum of Visual Materials - A unique, hands-on museum in downtown Sioux Falls.

The Outdoor Campus

Sertoma Butterfly House & Marine Cove

Siouxland Libraries and SL Kids

Siouxland Heritage Museums

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation

The Washington Pavilion

Other Local Homeschooling Groups

The Natural Learning Network of South Dakota

Sioux Empire Christian Home Educators (SECHE)

St. Margaret’s Fellowship

Living Legacy Academy (Cooperative Group Classes)


The South Dakota Department of Education Alternative Instruction Page - Includes laws, responsibilities, and the PDF of the exemption form.

The South Dakota Legislature - Follow the legislative session, find your state representatives, and make sure your voice is heard when it comes to topics that affect your family.

Other South Dakota Homeschooling Groups

The Black Hills Homeschool Association (BHHA)

Brookings Area Homeschool Alliance (Baha-mas)

Brookings - Fellowship of Christian Home Educated Students (FOCHES)

Rapid City - South Dakota Christian Home Educators (SDCHE)

West River Christian Homeschoolers (WRCH)

Regional Homeschooling Groups

Iowans Dedicated to Educational Alternatives (IDEA)

Minnesota Homeschoolers’ Alliance (MHA)

The North Dakota Home School Association (NDHSA) -- Links to homeschool groups in North Dakota.

Testing Resources

Brewer Testing Services

Family Learning Organization

Seton Testing Services

National Homeschool Groups and Other Informational Sites

A to Z Home’s Cool

Best Homeschooling

Homeschooling at Bella Online

Learn in Freedom



(Includes magazines for homeschooling parents as well as educational magazines for kids.)

Cricket Magazine Group - Producing high-quality, nonfiction magazines for young readers since 1980.  Titles include Babybug, Ladybug, Click, Spider, Ask, Cricket, Cicada, Dig, Odyssey, Calliope, Faces, Cobblestone, Footsteps, and Appleseeds.

Home Education Magazine - One of the oldest, most respected, and most informative magazines on the subject of homeschooling.  Each issue offers the very best interviews, feature articles, regular columns, political commentary and analysis, news reporting, and more!

Life Learning Magazine - A magazine designed to help you discover how to employ self-directed, life-based learning in your own life and/or that of your child.

The Link, A Homeschool Newspaper - A printed version The Link, a Homeschool Newspaper, is available free -- there is no subscription rate.  It is available in retail outlets, libraries, and bookstores throughout the United States.

National Geographic Kids - Features people, animals, and places with facts, games, activities, and related links.

National Wildlife Federation - Magazines include Wild Animal Baby, Your Big Backyard, and Ranger Rick.

Sports Illustrated for Kids - Sports articles for girls and boys ages eight and up.

Stone Soup - Fiction, poetry, and art for and by kids ages eight and up.

Zoobooks - Animal articles, photography, and illustrations for ages five through 12.

Traveling With Children

Carschooling - Ideas for educating while on the road.

CityPass - Discount passes for museums and attractions in major metropolitan areas.

GoCityKids - Activities and attractions for kids in 20 larger cities.

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