Top Homeschooling Posts of 2017

Last Updated on May 22, 2019


What a year 2017 was! This has been a great year with a lot of growth and change for my whole family, which is a good thing! This year has blown me away with so many of you joining me here for this journey of life, family, homemaking, and homeschool!

This year our family started Classical Conversations and it has made such a huge impact. There will be more to come on that later, though! I shared some tips on how to banish your homeschooling fears (yeah those things happen!).

As wonderful as 2017 has been for me and my little nest here on the blogosphere, I have some even more amazing things planned for 2018! I cannot wait to continue to share the journey with you!

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This year I made so many new friends and connections and had such a great time teaching and sharing my every day experiences. Not only did I share tons of new topics,

I also shared numerous new studies and printables! Here are some of my favorites (and the most popular) from this year:

Explore the 50 States

Founding Father’s Constitutional Workbook

Christmas Around the World

Around the blog, we had tons and tons of posts on homeschooling. If you missed any of them, or just want a recap, here are the top 10 from 2017. That doesn’t mean you have to stop at ten. There is so much information and I pray it blesses you.

What happens to the popcorn and salt in this easy science experiment? This is so fun and easy to do at home! Science can be fun and frugal!
Alrighty! Here it is! Our ultimate list of books for Classical Conversations cycle 3!!! This list is flexible and you can incorporate it into your homeschool curriculum. So let the planning for your homeschool year begin!
I love homeschooling and I am excited to be a part of Classical Conversations! It is easy to put a fun twist on our homeschool methods with these games and videos!
I want to ensure I am preparing my kids over the summer the best I can! So how do you prepare for Classical Conversations Foundations? Come find out!
Learning about the Human Body doesn’t have to be boring, nor expensive! That is why I am sharing several FREE resources AND a FREE printable unit study.
One shocking way I rock my homeschool! Definitely a must read!

Homeschool Adventures: Learning Through the Power of Field Trips (Live, Learn, Work at Home)Homeschool Adventures: Learning Through the Power of Field Trips (Live, Learn, Work at Home)The Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook for Kids, Families, and ClassroomsThe Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook for Kids, Families, and Classrooms

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is such a fun and engaging book that kids will want to listen to it or read again and again.  The sing-song rhyme not only takes kids through the letters of the alphabet, but brings about smiles and laughs along the way.
This ever-popular book by Bill Martin, Jr. lends itself to many extension and play ideas that you can pair with this book to make story time complete. Here are some great activities and crafts you can add to your next reading of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
When you are talking to most homeschooling moms, the one thing they often will admit to struggling with balancing homeschooling and homemaking.
What on earth is the Amazon Echo and how could it possibly help with your homeschool and parenting? I am showing how this little invention helps us so much!

The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas: 500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12 (Prima Home Learning Library)The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas: 500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12 (Prima Home Learning Library)Melissa & Doug My First Daily Magnetic CalendarMelissa & Doug My First Daily Magnetic Calendar

Come join us for summer reading and learning with Chronicles of Narnia! There are crafts, activities AND a unit study! Perfect for kids and adults, too!
Looking for a fun and effective way to teach your kids character? These honor plates are perfect!
When we started out in Tae Kwon Do, people around us asked this question often. So I dug into the Word…
As homeschool moms we often trek through some pretty stressful days. Here are 13 practical and easy to implement tips to help with stress relief for moms.


Learning the Periodic Table of Elements doesn’t have to be boring! In fact, it can be fun! But how? I am sharing some resources, ideas & a unit study to help!
New Years is quickly approaching so I thought I would share some goals that I feel homeschool moms would benefit from pursuing.
This isn’t totally homeschool related, but it’s so fun to do with the kids!
I am so excited about this post! As a homeschool mom, blogger, and all around Instant Pot lover, I am beyond excited to share “DIY Instant Pot Crayons!”
So there you have it. The top homeschooling posts from 2017 that you, my beloved readers, found the most beneficial and important in your lives! What are your favorites? Have something you want to see this new year? I’d love to hear your suggestions in the comments below!
In Awe,
Halfway Homesteaders