McGuffey Reader Ideas and Resources!



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Today is the first post in our new 4 week Series we are doing on Reading Resources! Today we are sharing ideas and resources to use with McGuffey Readers!

Just this past year I discovered the wonderful McGuffey Classical Readers. I bought a set of the lovely hardback books from a friend and have enjoyed them ever since. I love the classical, simple and sweet feel of them. I love that they are vintage. We went to a Pioneer day this year and were sitting in a one room school house. The teacher held up a McGuffey Reader sharing that this is what the kids would have learned how to read out of. My daughters squealed in delight because they have learned to read out of the same books! They thought it was very special. 

My nature lover enjoying her reader outdoors!

Here are some posts about incorporating the readers into your homeschool:

NOTE: Since posting this, some of the blog posts went private, so we deleted the links to them. :(

Homeschool Resources: McGuffey Readers another take on how to use the books

Did you know that Easy Peasy is a FREE online curriculum? They incorporate the McGuffey Readers into their homeschool curriculum.

And now for the best part! Did you know that you can get the McGuffey Readers for FREE?!?! There are many options:

You can download the 1st-6th Reader AND the Speller for your Kindle for FREE!(these are not illustrated)


McGuffey’s First Eclectic Reader
FREE! 

McGuffey’s Second Eclectic Reader
FREE! 

McGuffey’s Third Eclectic Reader
FREE! 

McGuffey’s Fourth Eclectic Reader
FREE! 


McGuffey’s Fifth Eclectic Reader
FREE! 

McGuffey’s Sixth Eclectic Reader
FREE! 

Mcguffey’s Eclectic Spelling Book
FREE! 

You can download all of the books with illustrations, including the primer to print out and put in a notebook or bind. FREE!
Gutenburg McGuffey Readers and Speller

Or you can purchase the beautiful, hardback set that includes the Primer and illustrations:
 


McGuffey’s Eclectic Boxed Readers Set Hardback Was $94.95 NOW $52.91!

Have you ever used the McGuffey Readers in your homeschool? Please share your experience below!

Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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