In my years of experience with the Charlotte Mason method, I have come across some great resources that I can speak highly enough. I knew my readers would love having a Charlotte Mason resource guide, so I have been diligent to put it together for you. I hope you find this to be a great way to help you on your Charlotte Mason journey, especially if just starting on this journey.

An Ultimate Charlotte Mason Resource Guide |

An Ultimate Charlotte Mason Resource Guide

Learning a new method that doesn't quite fit in with the public school methods, can easily leave you struggling to know where to start or what to do for the best education for your children.


Learning Her Method

The Charlotte Mason Way eCourse by Dollie Freeman
Charlotte Mason’s Original Series
by Charlotte Mason
A Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola
A Charlotte Mason Education by Catherine Levison
When Children Love to Learn: A Practical Application for Charlotte Mason’s Philosophy for Today by Elaine Cooper
For the Children’s Sake: Foundation of Education for Home and School by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
Charlotte Mason Study Guide by Penny Gardner
Homeschooling Post on Joy in the Home
Charlotte Mason: Encouragement Pinterest Board

Early Learning

How Your Preschooler Can Benefit from Learning Boxes
Alphabet Tile Learning Box
Alphabet Clothes Pin Learning Box
Alphabet Beads Learning Box
The Preschool Journey by Angela Thayer
Sensory Bins: The What The How & The Why by Sharla Kostelyk
How to Introduce Nature Study to Your Preschooler
How to Teach the Alphabet with Legos
How to Teach Numbers with Legos
Alphabet Stamping: A Pre-writing Activity
My Top 5 Classical Books for Preschool
Toddlers & Preschoolers on Joy in the Home
The Way We Count by For This Season
Teaching Addition with Dominos

Learning to Read

All About Reading (my favorite)
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons


Copywork and Handwriting

Write Through the Bible
A Reason for Handwriting
Spelling Wisdom by Simply Charlotte Mason
Copywork for Little Boys (grades 1-3) by Queens Homeschool
Copywork for Boys (grades 4-12) by Queens Homeschool
Copywork for Little Girls (grades 1-3) by Queens Homeschool
Copywork for Girls (grades 4-12) by Queens Homeschool
Lessons in Manners for Copywork (grades 1-3) by Queens Homeschool
Lessons from Leaders for Copywork (grades 4-12) by Queens Homeschool
Our Beautiful America Copywork by Queens Homeschool
Memorization from the Bible for Copywork (grades 1-3) by Queens Homeschool
Verses from the Bible for Copywork (grades 4-12) by Queens Homeschool
Simply Grammar by Karen Andreola
All About Spelling
How Dictation Developed my Daughter’s Interest


Narration, Composition and Grammar

Story Starters by Karen Andreola
English for the Thoughtful Child, Vol 1
English for the Thoughtful Child, Vol 2
Institute of Excellence in Writing
Charlotte Mason: Writing Pinterest Board
How Narration Developed My Daughter’s Interests
How Copywork Developed My Daughter’s Interests

Bible and Character Study

Their own Bible
We Choose Virtue
Grapevine Studies
Character Sketches
YWAM Publishing Christian Heroes: Then and Now
Charlotte Mason: Bible Pinterest Board

Memory Work

Poems for Memorization
100 Great American Poems by Dover Publishing
100 Best Loved Poems by Dover Publishing
Guard Your Heart Printable Memory Cards


Living Books for Literature

The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
The Complete Collection of the Little Blue Engine
The Complete Collection of Peter Rabbit
James Herriot’s Treasury for Children
Uncle Wiggily’s Picture Book  – I taught narration with this book. Purchase my ebook to learn how I successfully taught it with this book.
Uncle Wiggily’s Story Book
Dan Frontier Series (out of print, but worth looking for)
Billy and Blaze Series
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew (series)
All of a Kind Family (series)
The Railway Children

The Boxcar Children (series)
Trailblazer Books (series)
Mr. Popper’s Penguins
Misty of Chincoteague (series)
Island of the Blue Dolphin
My Side of the Mountain (series)
Heidi (series)
Old Yeller
The Call of the Wild
White Fang
Pilgrim’s Progress (allegory)
Hinds Feet on High Places (allegory)
The Holy War (allegory)
The Kingdom Series (allegory)
Beyond the Cover Booklist
Charlotte Mason: Living Book Pinterest Board


Living Books for History

The Wall Chart of World History
All Through the Ages
YWAM Heroes of History
YWAM Christian Heroes: Then and Now
For You They Signed by Marilyn Boyer
Cornerstone of Freedom Series 
Childhood of History Series
Who Was… Series
G.A. Henty Series
History Through the Ages Timeline Figures – CD (we use these in our binder books and well worth the investment)
Beautiful Feet
Mystery of History (more textbook feel)
People to Study in History by Teachers of Good Things
Charlotte Mason: History Pinterest Board


Living Books for Geography

Paddles to the Sea
Tree in the Trail
Minn of the Mississippi (Evolution statements throughout this book – I don't use until 6th grade)
Beautiful Feet Geography
A Child’s Geography
Great Barrier Reef Adventures
African Adventures
Amazon Adventures
Himalayan Adventures
Outback Adventures
Rain Forest Adventures
Rocky Mountain Adventures
Kiwi Adventures
Cambodian Adventures
Pacific Adventures
Wild West Adventures
New York City Adventures
Uncle Josh’s Maps on CD-Rom
Charlotte Mason: Geography Pinterest Board


Living Books for Nature Studies and Journaling

Fun with Nature
More Fun with Nature
Birds, Nest and Eggs
Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies
Frogs, Toads and Turtles
Snakes, Salamanders and Lizards
Rabbits, Squirrels and Chipmunks
Wildflowers, Blooms and Blossoms
Trees, Leaves and Bark
Berries, Nuts & Seeds
Rocks, Fossils and Arrowheads
Tracks, Scats and Signs
Seashells, Crabs and Sea Stars
Planets, Moons and Stars
Smithsonian Field Guides for Birds
Crinkleroot Guides – Series
Wild Days – Creating Discovery Journals
Keeping a Nature Journal
Hours in the Out-of-Doors
How to Study Nature by Teachers of Good Things
10 Days of Journaling by Teachers of Good Things
Charlotte Mason: Nature Pinterest Board
Charlotte Mason: Nature Craft Pinterest Board


Living Books for Nature

Janette Okes Animal Friends (series)
Christian Liberty Press Nature Readers Books 1-5
Thornton Burgess Book of Birds
Thornton Burgess’ Book of Animals
Thornton Burgess’ Seashore Book for Children
Humpy the Moose

Chipmunk Willie
Benny the Beaver
A Walk in the Desert
A Walk in the Deciduous Forest
A Walk in the Prairie
A Walk in the Tundra
A Walk in the Rain Forest
A Walk in the Boreal Forest
Birds Do the Strangest Things
Animals Do the Strangest Things
Insects Do the Strangest Things
Plants Do the Strangest Things
Reptiles Do the Strangest Things
Fish Do the Strangest Things
Parables from Nature


Living Books for Science

The Archaeology Book
The Geology Book
The Weather Book
The Astronomy Book
The Ocean Book
The Fossil Book
The Cave Book
The Ecology Book
The World of Animals
The World of Plants
The Human Body
Our Plant Earth
Our Weather & Water
Our Universe
Exploring the World of Biology
Exploring the World of Chemistry
Exploring the World of Physics
Exploring the World of Mathematics
Exploring Plantet Earth
Exploring the History of Medicine
Life in the Great Ice Age
The True Story of Noah's Ark
The Great Dinosaur Mystery and the Bible
Dinosaurs by Design
Dinosaurs of Eden
Dragons: Legends, Lores and Dinosaurs

Be sure to check out the DVDs listed below!


Math and Manipulatives

Life with Fred
Right Start
Snap Cubes, 100 Count
Counting Bears, 100 Count
Transparent Counters
Pattern Blocks
Learning Clock
Charlotte Mason: Math Pinterest Board

Music Appreciation

A Young Scholar’s Guide to Composers
Meet the Great Composers
Lives of the Musicians
The Story of the Orchestra
Lives of the Composers
Charlotte Mason: Music Pinterest Board


Art Appreciation

Draw Write Now
Draw and Write Through History
How Great Thou Art
Artist Pursuit
See the Light
World’s Greatest Artist
Charlotte Mason: Art


Foreign Language

English From the Roots Up
Rosetta Stone


Audio Books

Classical books of Literature (Libraries are doing away with these)
Boxcar Children on CD
Sugar Creek Gang series
Jonathan Park series
Living Principles series
Your Story Hour – (read a review from my daughter)
Lamplighter Audio CDs
The Pilgrim’s Progress
Hinds Feet on High Places
The Hiding Place

Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Freedom
Kingdom Series Audio

Visual Learning: The NEW Living Book

Biology 101 DVD Curriculum
Chemistry 101 DVD Curriculum
Moody Bible Institute Classic 19 DVDs
Wonders of God’s Creation Series DVDs
Body of Evidence: 8-DVD Set
Incredible Creatures that Defy Evolution DVD set
Answers 12 DVDs Series by Ken Ham
Nest Family Bible DVDs
Liberty Kids

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