Sometimes I feel I have failed Miss Charlotte Mason. This year I vow to do better. This year we will not skirt our nature study responsibilities. This year we will be Nature Study Superheroes! Ok, well at least this year we will go outside... and we will have our trusty Nature Study Backpacks!
Our 1st adventure with the Nature Study backpack was on our recent field trip with Hip Homeschool Moms to Ft. Caswell, NC. I was surprised by how useful it was, as were other homeschool moms. Each of us had a backpack that had everything we might need for a nature study.
What is in our Nature Study Backpack?
l have added a few things I thought would prove handy. So here's what's in our nature backpack:
**You can grab a shopping list at the bottom of this article.
Find out how to make a #NatureStudy Backpack with printable shopping list #ihsnet #homeschool
How to make the Nature Study Backpack your own
Ok. So, I realize that sounds like a lot. You may find you don't need all the items on the list or maybe you need more. Make your backpack your own. Just make it easy to grab and go with little to no preparation. That is the key for us to have a great time in nature.
I made a printable of the shopping list above. Just click the graphic below to have it sent to your email inbox. Current subscribers can find it in the Chocolate Closet.
Hi, I’m Dachelle. I’m a homeschooling mom of 3 in the South. I love chocolate and have been known to hide it from my children. I can often be found reading a good book (or even sometimes just an okay book) and enjoying a jar of Nutella — don’t judge. I blog, here, at HideTheChocolate.com when I’m not creating book clubs and making lists…lots and lots of lists (it’s an addiction). Learn more…