By Jenni Veal for Nooga.com:
"For the children? They must grow up upon the best. There is never a time when they are unequal to worthy thoughts, well put; inspiring tales, well told.” – British educator Charlotte Mason (1842-1923)
Consider giving the gift of books this holiday season, with a Charlotte Mason twist: living books that inspire and cultivate an interest in the natural world.
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Added by Jenni Frankenberg Veal on November 20, 2011 at 6:51pm — No Comments
I have been absorbed with reading Annie Dillard lately, which has me thinking about the life-changing effect that nature writing and good books can have on our lives and perspectives...
Read more about my experience reading Dillard's essay "Living Like Weasels" to my 7 and 9-year-olds at http://www.Youroutdoorfamily.com.
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Added by Jenni Frankenberg Veal on November 2, 2011 at 6:47am — No Comments