Category Archives: Nature

A year of nature study

The Charlotte Mason method of education places a huge amount of emphasis on nature study and of being outdoors, especially in the early years. CM has been the method we’ve adopted most really, but the nature study was always hard … Continue reading

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Pond Life

Outdoor Hour Challenge from The Handbook of Nature Study Blog August has definitely been the month of pond dipping around here and not through any effort on my part! It’s just been one of those things that we seem to … Continue reading

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Dragonflies

I’ve been wanting to do some of the Outdoor Hour Challenges from this blog lately. We did do a bit of a study on sunflowers last month, but I forgot to write it up and well you know how it … Continue reading

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Birdfair with kids

I remember finding out about Birdfair last year and thinking that it might be a pretty cool place to try and visit, not too far away, not hugely expensive, but I wasn’t sure if my family would be up for … Continue reading

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Bird ringing

we went to a bird ringing demonstration at our local nature reserve last weekend. Some friends of ours had done it before and said it was such a fab experience so I was looking for a chance to watch it. … Continue reading

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July

Hmmm, July kind of dissappeared didn’t it? Let’s see if I can remember some things that happened. A had her summer singing concert Monthly home ed nature reserve group with a tree walk and tree art – we did leaf … Continue reading

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