Here’s your Charlotte Mason Monday for this week…
If your family feeling a little cooped up? Starting to really anticipating warmer weather and signs of spring?
Here is a really simple nature study we enjoyed to infuse hope in our hearts that God always brings the springtime again. Here’s the question we asked:
“Can you force a bud to bloom?”
And the answer?
Yes! As you can see, we definitely can force a bud to bloom and its really fun to watch and record what we are observing!
Consider keeping a chart or sketching each day in your sketchbook to keep track of the progress of you blooming bud!
We found the best ‘bloomers’ were smaller plants that tend to be some of the first to blossom in spring. Our branches from trees did not blossom as well as those taken from smaller bushes, plants, and vines.
Here are some of our Nature Journal sketches –