Using Notebooking Pages

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One of the best tools I have found for reinforcing and documenting what we learn in our homeschool journey is notebooking. It is a wonderful, creative way for kids to essentially journal their lessons in a form that is fun for them and that can be looked back to later. We have used notebooking for nature studies, science, book reports, biographies and history.

notebooking example from NotebookingPages.com

notebooking example from NotebookingPages.com

NotebookingPages.com was one of the first notebooking resources we used when we started homeschooling. It was there that I really learned what notebooking was and how to use it in our home education. The enormity of the free collection of notebooking pages kept me coming back. This collection, plus monthly freebies, is available to anyone by signing up as a free member.

Lifetime Memberships

For the past couple years, I have been a free NotebookingPages.com member downloading free notebooking pages to go with what we were learning at the time and if there wasn’t a page for that subject I either bought a themed package or copied a non-themed page and the kids added drawings and cut out pictures.

Debra, from Notebooking Pages, recently let me in on a little secret (actually, she lets everyone who stops by her site in on it, but I always feel like its just for me) – The lifetime membership is the way to go.

Debra offered a lifetime membership to me, so I could see why it is such a notebooking necessity. She was totally right. The lifetime membership gives you access to the entire past, present and future collection of notebooking pages (downloads). So, instead of buying packages as I go, I can pay for a lifetime membership one time and have access to it all. Much better deal! I don’t know why I didn’t become a Lifetime Member sooner!

Notebooking Publisher

NotebookingPages.com, also, has a Notebooking Publisher feature. I have been curious about it, but wasn’t quite sure what it was or why I needed it when there is already such a great collection of free notebooking pages, not to mention the unbelievable amount of pages available through the lifetime membership. When Debra at Notebooking Pages, offered to let me try it, I thought, “Why not.” I was still skeptical, but willing to give it a shot.

THE NOTEBOOKING PUBLISHER IS AWESOME!!!!

With the Notebooking Publisher web-based application, my kids and I are able to create custom notebooking pages for whatever subject we desire using our own photos or images from other sources. The kids are able to enter type text instead of printing them off and writing. That is a great feature for my eight year old son who has a lot to say, but would much rather type than write.

using notebooking pages publisher

My son actually asked to create more pages for his science later this week! This is a huge breakthrough!

notebooking publisher screenshot

The kids have been researching guinea pigs in hopes of convincing my husband and I that we should get one as a pet. They decided to use the Notebooking Publisher to generate their own custom notebooking pages to document their research.

When the pages are completed, they can be saved on web and  accessed from any computer. That is such a good thing in a house like ours with kids working on a couple different laptops.

Notebooking Publisher, also, has a custom copywork generator feature. This allows you to create custom copywork pages according to the line type and size you need. You can use this feature as a handwriting worksheet generator, as well.

The Deal

To get access to hundreds of free notebooking pages sign up for the Notebooking Pages  FREE membership.

The LIFETIME Membership is always a great deal, but start your membership during Notebooking Pages birthday event (ends May 31, 2013) and the deal is incredible!!

Become a Notebooking Pages LIFETIME Member during their NotebookingPages.com 7th Birthday Sale-a-Bration Event:

  • Save $25 on your membership
  • Receive access to 150+ current notebooking products
  • Receive ALL future notebooking products
  • Receive up to two years FREE access to their notebooking (& copywork) web-app, The Notebooking Publisher™
  • Receive a $100 e-gift Bonus Bundle from various homeschool publishers
  • Earn a chance to win some great prizes … an iPad mini, $100 Amazon.com gift card, LIFETIME access to The Notebooking Publisher™, and a LIFETIME membership to MomsToolBelt.com.

The Freebie

I want you to be able to try out Notebooking Pages for yourself. So, follow the link below to download a Birds Of The World notebooking bundle for FREE!!! This bundle is almost 300 pages! Hurry! This link is only good until May 31, 2013!!

birds of the world notebooking pages

The Giveaway

I’m sure you can’t wait to go get your LIFETIME Notebooking Pages membership, so this deal is really going to excite you! Enter the rafflecopter contest below and WIN a LIFETIME Notebooking Page membership!!!

Contest ends Thursday May 30, 2013 at midnight.

**As stated before, I was given a LIFETIME membership and access to the Notebooking Publisher for the purpose of review. Rest assured that the views stated are all mine. My opinions are not swayed by free stuff!

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Comments

  1. So excited for this opportunity! Great homeschool help.

  2. These are great notebooking pages! I fell in love with them after giving up on notebooking after not being able to find enough sheets in one place to use for my kids. With homeschooling 4, I needed different pages for different kids. Notebooking Pages has all I need in one place. Love it! (I’m not entering the contest, just sharing the love.)

  3. very cool resource! I can’t wait to check it out

  4. Jessica O. says:

    I don’t use notebooking right now but would love to! I think these would add a lot to our homeschool day!

  5. I use notebooking in nature study.

  6. Can’t wait to get started!!

  7. We have done some notebooking in science but I would love to do more!

  8. So much fun! I want to start this next school year!

  9. Jessica A. says:

    I’m planning to use it next school year!

  10. We’ve done about 2 pages but I’m going to be adding it into our work for the next school year.

  11. We love notebook pages for everything! I would love to try out the publisher.

  12. I love this idea!

  13. Yes. We are just beginning to use pretty paper for our notebooking pages. So this would be a wonderful addition to our school year!

  14. Just getting started!

  15. I will start with my First Grader this year.

  16. Therese says:

    I’d like my son to try the notebook publisher.

  17. We use notebooking with our science studies as well as history.

  18. I’m new to homeschooling but am very excited to get started. I hope to use notebooking!

  19. These look great! What an awesome giveaway.

  20. MYNDI ORR says:

    This might sound like a dumb question but don’t you pay a ton of money for ink for your printer if you are printing pages every day for all subjects? I would really like to do this but that seems very expensive

    • Personally, I don’t use notebooking pages for all subjects. We use notebooking occasionally throughout the year. I do know people who use notebooking a lot more that we do and they don’t use a ton of paper and ink. The reason is that some days they might print out several pages and other days they might not print out any. Does that help?

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