33 minutes | Sep 16, 2021

S1E9: Exploring Nature with Children with Lynn Seddon

“Consider, too, what an unequaled mental training the child-naturalist is getting for any study or calling under the sun -the powers of attention, of discrimination, of patient pursuit, growing with his growth, what will they not fit him for?” Charlotte Mason, Vol. 1, Home Education Show Summary: Today’s guest is Lynn Seddon, author of the nature study resource Exploring Nature with Children How Lynn first stumbled upon Charlotte Mason home education What are we talking about when we say “nature study”? How Lynn became interested in nature study What about living in places where it seems challenging to find nature to study? How do you make time to get outside every day? What do you see as benefits to nature study? What is your favorite season in England? What is a Calendar of Firsts? What do you use for your own nature notebook? Why Lynn decided to write Exploring Nature with Children What about those who feel they are not good at drawing? What would you tell a new homeschool parent coming to Charlotte Mason for the first time? Books Mentioned: Home Education by Charlotte Mason Ourselves by Charlotte Mason Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv John Muir Laws Find Cindy and Lynn: Morning Time for Moms Cindy’s Patreon Discipleship Group Mere Motherhood Facebook Group The Literary Life Podcast Cindy’s Facebook Cindy’s Instagram Lynn’s Website, Raising Little Shoots Lynn’s Facebook Lynn’s Instagram
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