Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival

by adustyframe ~ July 19th, 2010


Welcome to this edition of the Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival. I’m excited to host these lovely posts today. Learning about Charlotte Mason and how other homeschool families incorporate her ideas into their schooling always interests me.

Thank goodness I was never sent to school...Beatrix Potter quote at

Pamela presents a visit to Old Shasta posted at Blah, Blah, Blog.I had to smile at her comment about the buildings surviving so long only to be threatened by her kids. I’d have the same worry, Pamela!


Keri presents PLAY! posted at SunnyKeri.I like the Charlotte Mason quotes about play that she included.

Nature Study

Shannon shares More Great Free Nature Study Resources posted at Mountaineer Country. I need to peek at the tree guide she included!

Shannon also found printable one page field guides to share.  Free Nature Study Resource posted at Mountaineer Country.

Melissa shares a lovely post  baby bluebird bonanza…well, not really a bonanza…but bluebirds, for sure! posted at Bugs, Knights, and Turkeys In the Yard. She says, “Enjoying a little summertime fun with some Eastern Bluebirds!” I enjoyed seeing your nature journal entries.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso at

Jeanne presents Putting together the pieces together posted at A peaceful day. I like her ideas for artist study. I’ll have to incorporate some of them in our school. Thank you!

Laura Grace Weldon presents Strong Enough to Be Ourselves posted at The Relentless Optimist. She says, “Cameron is 9 years old. Under his bed is an entire world.”

Nancy shares what her children learned when they studied Van Gogh.  La joie d’apprendre!: Vincent Van Gogh posted at La joie d’apprendre!. (Google automatically translated this for me. Hopefully your internet browser will offer you the same service!)

Tricia Hodges presents Homeschool Highlights posted at Weather – A Pastels Tutorial.  Nana offers a pastel lesson inspired by our summer weather outdoor hour challenge. Clouds at sunrise plus a bonus technique of drawing with the right side of the brain. This entry is both nature study and art!

Social Studies

NAK presents CITIZENSHIP Part I: Claiming Magnanimity posted at Sage Parnassus. I like her definition and thoughts on a great subject.


4 Thoughts Shared to Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival

  1. Jamie

    Thanks so much for hosting today!

  2. Barb-Harmony Art Mom

    Thanks for hosting this edition of the carnival. I gleaned some good tips and a few reminders too.

    Love your quotes.


  3. Pauline

    Thank you so much for such a peaceful place to visit. I am looking forward to having a read of all the submissions! And checking out your place a bit more too “O)
    Blessings in Jesus

  4. Heather Mac

    Thanks for harvesting all these great article submissions. I feel smarter already! Have a blessed week.

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