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Homeschool Discount List

(updated 08/08/04)

 

  • Art Media, Inc. in Portland & Vancouver
  • B. Dalton bookstore, 20%
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Book Warehouse, Seaside Factory Outlet 15% (also available at their Lincoln City and Troutdale outlets)
  • Borders Books, 20%, except on books with "net" on the ISBN
    Half Price Books, 10%
  • Dollar Tree - Send proof of homeschooling to:  Dollar Tree Inc. Attn:  Teachers Discount program - 500 Volvo Pkwy - Chesapeake VA  23320   You'll receive 10% off your purchases.
  • Hollywood Video, free movie rentals (some locations offer cards, others offer request forms from the corporate headquarters)
  • JoAnn Fabrics, 10% teachers discount cards.  Visit this link: http://www.joann.com and type "teacher" into the search field.  When signing up for the discount card, enter the following number as your PEAH code for Oregon 567200405037 .
  • Kinko's, 10%
  • Learning Palace, Vancouver 10% with a $25 minimum purchase
    Learning Palace, Beaverton 5%
  • Natural Wonders
  • Nature Company
  • Office Max, 15% on copies and a teachers reward card (sign up during August & September)
  • Olympia Potters & Artists Supply in Olympia, WA  10%
  • OMSI, $5.00 off membership
  • Pacific Science Center
  • Pufferbelly Toys in St. Helens
  • Puyallup fair tickets
  • Staples
  • Storyteller Books in Vancouver, 20%
  • Waldenbooks, 20%
  • Walmart, fabric department for "home ec" projects, 10% (talk to the store manager)
  • University Bookstore, 10% discount on K-12 materials, teacher aids, and art and paper supplies.
  • Video Factory, free rentals for educational purposes.
  • Bible's Plus, Graham, WA 5% discount on new teaching supplies

I would try asking for a discount at any location that sells teaching supplies or books.  Please let us know if you give it a try and it works!

Advice from a homeschooling mom:  "In my experience, it is best to ask FIRST if they offer an educator discount.  If they say "yes", then find out what sort of proof they require.  If it is something hard for homeschoolers to supply (like a pay stub or a union card) THEN say "I'm a homeschool teacher," and find out what is necessary to prove it.  If you start off asking for a homeschool discount you may be told there isn't any."

For more discounts, visit: 
http://www.homeschooldiscount.com/
http://www.bookbestbuys.com  http://www.peah.com

To receive discounts you can use the following methods:

*  Education group membership cards 
*  Notification letters from the ESD.
*  Labels from homeschooling magazines.

Some days are like being in the 'ten items or less' line behind a dozen people who don't understand the new math. ~ Charlie Brown