10 Horse Books For Girls

Some girls just can’t get enough of horse books. And whilst my girls have never been addicted to these types of books, I know many who are. However not all horse books are equal. Many of the horse books for girls are also filled with a substantial amount of...

McCubbin Picture Study – Australian Art

Our first attempts at Australian artist study went well. We did a McCubbin picture study using Lost. The kids took to it & did some great narrations. Australian Picture Study Australian Picture study is still something we do in as part of our art lessons in...

Charlotte Mason and Special Needs

Charlotte Mason and Special Needs  Carol Bainbridge, a gifted childrens’ educational expert says, “Gifted children need a special environment, as does any special needs child.” Charlotte Mason’s motto – education is an atmosphere – is very...

Narration and Charlotte Mason

Narration and Charlotte Mason So What Is Narration? Narration is the way Charlotte Mason used living books and made them part of her school room lessons. Instead of using textbooks, or memorisation of facts, she coupled narration and living books. This gave her a...