Freedom Homeschooling

Life Skills Curriculum

Below you will find free homeschool life skills curriculum. If you’re looking for other subjects, click here.

C = Christian based curriculum

BYU Independent Studies  (9th to 12th)

BYU offers two courses which cover the basics of gardening: Planning and Preparing Your Garden and Growing Vegetables, Fruits, and Nuts. The material in both courses is presented through the use of online text and includes assignments and assessments.

Crawfords Auto Repair  (9th to 12th)

Twelve lessons on automotive repair and maintenance are offered in both video and eBook format.  There are also several additional videos on various auto care topics.

Fool Proof Me  (6th to 12th)

This course teaches money skills, financial responsibility, and about the free enterprise system through the use of interactive, self-grading video-based modules.

FutureLearn  (9th to 12th)

FutureLearn offers several online classes related to life skills; including, job search skills, money management,  and study skills. Length and format varies from course to course. Availability of courses periodically changes.  Most of the courses are free to join, be there is an option to upgrade in order to access additional benefits, like the ability to qualify for a certificate.

Georgia Virtual Learning  (6th to 12th)

This Financial Literacy course is taught using online text, slide shows, and recorded lectures. Links to additional related resources are provided with each module.

Hands on Banking  (4th to 12th)

This course, created by Wells Fargo, teaches students money skills using video lessons. There are also downloadable instructor guides.  Three levels are offered: Kids (for grades 4th and 5th), Teens (grades 6th through 8th), and Young Adult (ages 15 to 21).

Khan Academy  (9th to 12th)

Khan Academy offers the following life skills courses, College Admissions, Careers, Personal Finance, and Growth Mindset. The format differs from course to course, but most lessons are video based.

Learn How to Become  (9th to 12th)

This website assists with career choice and preparation. Information including detailed job descriptions, outlook, average salaries, required education or training, and more are given about a wide range of professions.

Plain and not so Plain  (6th to 12th)  C

The following life skills courses are offered: Home Economics Kitchen Skills, Home Economics, and Personal Management, and Life Skills for Guys. Each course is made of 18 online or downloadable text-based lessons and should take one semester to complete.  (9th to 12th)

This website contains an extensive collection of articles on social skills and getting past social awkwardness. The articles are aimed at adults and older teens, but many of the ideas are applicable to younger children as well.

YMO Homeschool  (6th to 12th)

This home economics course is taught using online text and links to various resources including, printable worksheets, instructional videos, powerpoint presentations, and more. This course is designed to be completed two days per week for 30 weeks.