We All Have Need To Be Trained To See…

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“We all have need to be trained to see and to have our eyes opened before we can take in the joy that is meant for us in this beautiful life.”

Charlotte Mason ~ Volume 4: Ourselves

Children Should Be Encouraged…

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Children should be encouraged to watch, patiently and quietly, until they learn something of the habits and history of bee, ant, wasp, spider, hairy caterpillar, dragon-fly, and whatever of larger growth comes in their way. 

Charlotte Mason

 Home Education, Vol 1, II, Out-Of-Door Life For The Children

We All Have Need To Be Trained To See…

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“We all have need to be trained to see, and to have our eyes opened before we can take in the joy that is meant for us in this beautiful life.”

Charlotte Mason

Consider, Too…

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“Consider, too, what an unequalled 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

We Were All Meant To Be Naturalists…

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“We were all meant to be naturalists, each in his degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.”

Charlotte Mason

Home Education Vol 1. Ch2: Out-Of-Door Life For The Children p.61

An Observant Child…

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“An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing.”

Charlotte Mason

Home Education Vol 1. Ch2: Out-Of-Door Life For The Children p.69

Give Your Child…

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Give your child a single valuable idea, and you have done more for his education than if you had laid upon his mind the burden of bushels of information.

Charlotte Mason

An Observant Child…

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An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing

Charlotte Mason

Never Be Within Doors…

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Never be within doors when you can rightly be without

~ Charlotte Mason

Vol 1: Home Education Part II Out of Door Life For The Children