Time for Nature Study

Nature study is a quintessential part of a Charlotte Mason education, but that doesn’t mean that it looks the same for every family. In this episode, Amy and Leah talk about how they do nature study with their kids as well as why we do it at all. What are the principles behind observing the natural world and, once we’re committed to nature study, how can we make it happen consistently?

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In Science, or rather, nature study, we attach great importance to recognition, believing that the power to recognise and name a plant or stone or constellation involves classification and includes a good deal of knowledge.

Charlotte Mason, School Education

Mentioned in this episode:

Exploring Nature with Children
School Education (affiliate link)
Why I love Non-photo blue pencils from John Muir Laws
The Armitt Museum
Diary of an Edwardian Lady
Getting Kids Outside episode

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