Charlotte Mason Homeschool Help

What Is Charlotte Mason Homeschooling?

Have you ever wondered what Charlotte Mason homeschooling is? Don’t worry! You’re not alone. Fortunately, is here to help!

The Charlotte Mason Method is a style of homeschooling based on the teaching style and principles of the nineteenth century educator Charlotte Mason. In this style of education, children are active learners, engaged in the exploration and adventure of learning.

Some widely used aspects of Mason’s style include the following:

      • Reading quality literature
      • Learning through living books and hands-on activities
      • Incorporating art and music into education
      • Engaging in nature studies
      • Studying the Bible
      • Completing activities like dictation, narration, and copywork

The Charlotte Mason homeschool style has to so much to offer, and The Old Schoolhouse® has many helpful resources to get you started and help you implement this teaching style in your own homeschool.

To find out more, explore the eBooks and articles below!

Helpful eBooks

Classical Christian Education and Charlotte Mason: In-Depth Guide

Charlotte Mason and Susan Schaeffer Macaulay

Charlotte Mason: Our Heroine of Lifelong Learning and Special Needs

More Helpful Resources offers many courses that can be used with Charlotte Mason methods or offer Charlotte Mason-style activities. You can find a complete list of these great courses in our Charlotte Mason Learning Center. Check them out today!

Also be sure to check out our Just of Parents curriculum that explains the ins and outs of using the Charlotte Mason writing method, as well as our preschool curriculum built around the Charlotte Mason method.

Learning to Write with the Charlotte Mason Method: In this course just for parents, Kelly Benedict provides five easy, but thorough, lessons that cover the why of teaching writing, narration, copywork, dictation, living books, descriptive writing, expository writing, narrative writing, persuasive writing, imaginative writing, spelling, and grammar.

Charlotte Mason Preschool: Join Brittney Jordan for six four-week units that explore nature study themes and incorporate activities such as handicrafts, art, and living books to help you and your littlest ones enjoy purposeful play and fun time together.