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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?

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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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