“Well, we have been seeing flowers for years-but our children haven’t. Flowers are still new and wonderful to them, and it’s the fault of grown-ups if every new flower they see ceases to delight them.”
Charlotte Mason, volume 1 page 53
“They[children] should be able to describe the shape, size and placements of their leaves and whether the flowers have a single blossom or a head of them.”
Charlotte Mason, volume 1 page 51
“A child who can’t tell the difference between a thrush, a swallow, a blackbird or a skylark is as sad as those children who had never seen a bee.”
Charlotte Mason, volume 1 page 61
“The children must be kept in a good temper if they are to get the most out of the refreshing, strengthening atmosphere of the great outdoors.”
Charlotte Mason, volume 1 page 44
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