Mother Culture · Nature Study & Science

My Science Notebook (A Mother’s Feast)

One of my favorite parts of homeschooling is learning with my children. My eldest son is working on year 7 of Ambleside Online, and one of the things we’ve started is a science journal. One of the recent, and ongoing, additions to AO is what can be called living science. Not using (boring, over priced)… Continue reading My Science Notebook (A Mother’s Feast)

Nature Study & Science · Rambling

Charlotte Mason’s Book of Firsts

In the book Home Education, Charlotte has some wonderful advice for nature study: Calendars.––It is a capital plan for the children to keep a calendar––the first oak-leaf, the first tadpole, the first cowslip, the first catkin, the first ripe blackberries, where seen, and when. The next year they will know when and where to look… Continue reading Charlotte Mason’s Book of Firsts