Living books and narrations are nearly as synonymous with a Charlotte Mason education as is Nature Study, but what are they and how do you use them?
Are you new to homeschool planning or just trying to get a jump on what to do before your little one reaches school age? What if I told you you can cover up to 10 topics in a 4 hour school day and the kids will not be overwhelmed. While it’s important to have a good homeschool plan in place, there’s no need to panic. Over the years, I’ve found the following steps to be the key to helping me plan each year out.
There is little question that children (and adults) benefit greatly from spending more time in nature. Here are 10 benefits of nature study for you and your children.
In this post, I will share why you should consider making nature study an integral part of your homeschool and the benefits of nature study for you and your children.
Charlotte Mason teaches you how to offer the child a truly rich feast that is delightful and this is what makes her method superior to all the others I have tried.
Perhaps, the reason you feel overwhelmed is that both of those words, NATURE and STUDY, seem to connote something really BIG. Studying nature seems like a huge undertaking. How can you possibly incorporate such a large subject into your homeschool? In this article, I will provide you with a basic working definition of nature study and offer a few practical applications to help you better understand what nature study is and what it is not.
There couldn’t be a more fitting name for a magazine dedicated to the homeschool lifestyle than, Homeschool Life Magazine, and we were so excited to be given an opportunity to contribute to the 2021 Spring edition and share why homeschooling outdoors is a vital part of our homeschool life and we think it should be yours as well.
The beautiful thing about having spent my parenting years as a home educator is that I have been afforded a more rich and deep education in these past fourteen years than the nineteen years of “education” I received at the hands the “public” school system and state funded universities. Since I use the Charlotte Mason …
Did you know that one of the major principles of nature study is to visit the same place over and over throughout the season? That is why nature study is the perfect outdoor kids activity for your own backyard. You might think the key to getting the kids excited about going outside is to take them to new and exciting places.