Nature Study on the Gulf
The kids and I ventured down to the beach this morning with sketchbooks and pencils for a bit of nature study. My son drew a clump of seaweed (with a fly on it), my daughter sketched seashells, and I did quick studies of the sea birds. Keeping a nature study notebook (an idea gleaned from the wisdom of Charlotte Mason) is such a delight. I love watching my children quietly observe the natural world around them and record their findings in their notebooks.