Welcome to the Charlotte Mason Carnival. I am pleased to have you here. I know you will enjoy the fantastic links in this week’s carnival. They are not many, but they are high quality. And isn’t that always more important?
Domestic Serenity has some great thoughts about Building Booklists for Children. Danielle is new to the CM carnival, and I am so glad she has joined us. I got to meet her in person at BEECH. She’s an amazing woman and mom. If you like reading deep thoughts, spend some time on her lovely blog.
A post after my own heart is Barb’s Notebooking With Living Books. I always glean so much from Barb’s experienced wisdom and gentle
Nadene shares the simplicity and joy of teaching and learning through living books at Learning through Living Books.
Here’s a gem of a find: Laurke’s Pinterest boards, boards for Ambleside Online’s book recommendations at several levels.
Erin talks about Quality Literature at her Blog Seven Little Australians and Counting.
Over at North Laurel Home and School is a nice post called Experience Through Another’s Words in which the author quotes Charlotte Mason and adds her own thoughts.
Dewey’s Treehouse shares a post about Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch’s On the Art of Writing: The Hot Fudge of Literary Lectures.
Over at Sage Parnassus blog is a wonderful book review of Pebble in a Pool subtitled The Widening Circles of Dorothy Canfield Fisher’s Life. Does that name ring a bell? It did for me, and I was thankful that Nancy reminded me that Dorothy Canfield Fisher is the author of Understood Betsy, a wonderful living book.
My mom, daughter, and I are going to see Shakespeare this month. Do your spring field trip plans include any theater? If so, you may want to take a look at these free printables from The Notebooking Fairy. They are perfect for writing narrations after a trip to the theater.
Nature Study – Three Tips to a Better Experience is a very practical post from Barb, Harmony Art Mom. We all hang on her every word when it comes to Charlotte Mason education. This post is no exception.
The Gift of Nature Study is a beautifully illustrated and written post. Just a snippet, “But when you have practiced this study of nature, noticing spring is a pleasure and true joy. Spring is promise.” Be sure to read the rest.
Dawn at My 4 Sweetums is covering Van Gogh for artist study this term. She lists lots of resources and activity ideas. I especially like the swirly word art done in a Van Gogh style.
Until Next Time
To find out more about CM blog carnival schedule, visit Fisher Academy, the host blog.
The next carnival of Charlotte Mason Homeschool will be on April 17 at North Laurel.
The featured topic (optional) is foreign language.
For further reading see the CM Series: vol 1, p 300-307
PR Articles: Lesson in French & The Teaching of French (The ideas will be useful for whatever foreign language is studied.)
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