Home School Life Journal

Home School Life Journal
"Let us strive to make each moment beautiful."
Saint Francis DeSales
painting by Katie Bergenholtz

Nature Study: Year Long Tree Study/Summer

"Children should also become familiar with trees at an early age. They should pick about six in the winter when the leaves are gone, perhaps an elm, a maple, a beech, etc, and watch them during the year."
Charlotte Mason Home Education in Modern English, volume 1, page 52


Our summer tree study included a making leaf and bark rubbings, measuring the circumference of the trunk and picking the ripe fruits of the trees in our backyard.
Norway Maple






Peach























Apple


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