Nature Worth Observing
“An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing.” -Charlotte Mason
Based off of Charlotte Mason’s Philosophy of Education and her first volume: Home Education.
Charlotte provided various direction on the importance of nature study, how, and what specifically to study. Nature Worth Observing takes all of which is suggested and puts it into a clear cut lesson plan. Nature Worth Observing takes what Charlotte Mason recommends to observe in nature and combines It with nature observation prompts derived from Anna Comstock’s Handbook of Nature Study.
Each nature study can be conducted by use of the out of doors. However, if you are looking to simplify, order from the supply list below.
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Links to Supplies:
Window Bird Feeder
Tadpole to Frog Growing Kit with 2 Live Tadpoles Sent with Kit
Insect Lore Giant Butterfly Kit: Voucher For 5 Caterpillars
- Introduction to nature study
- Picture painting and sight-seeing exercises for each season.
- Field Crop exercise
- Follows 6 trees through each season
- The Night Sky (based off of a parent’s review article written by Charlotte)
- Calendar of Firsts lesson
- Supply List
- Living Book List
- Nature Themed Activities
- Poetry Packet
- 43 different Nature Study
- 84 page Nature Journal
213 pages in total (including nature journal)
*Non Returnable PDF download
* Six Lessons are dedicated to following 6 different trees through the seasons.