A boy who is observing a beetle does not consciously apply his several senses to the beetle, but lets the beetle take the initiative, which the boy reverently follows: but the boy who is in the habit of sensory daily gymnastics will learn a great deal more about the beetle than he who is not so trained.
- Heightened observation in personal nature study.
- Training of the senses.
- An increased interest in nature study and nature journaling.
A valuable resource to guide object lessons at home is The Handbook of Nature, by Anna Botsford Comstock.
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