AmblesideOnline is a free homeschool curriculum that uses Charlotte Mason's classically-based principles to prepare children for a life of rich relationships with everything around them: God, humanity, and the natural world.
AO's detailed schedules, time-tested methods, and extensive teacher resources allow parents to focus effectively on the unique needs of each child.
AmblesideOnline hosts a large collection of original Charlotte Mason materials, which have been digitized by our volunteers. In addition, our community offers a wide variety of resources for homeschooling parents and Charlotte Mason educators: a support forum, an archive of wisdom from experienced Charlotte Mason educators, as well as original and current books and articles about Charlotte Mason's living ideas.
The AmblesideOnline Curriculum
Quick links to each year and subject
Our curriculum for co-ops and cottage schools
A minimalist approach for families homeschooling in the midst of emergencies or crises; originally inspired as a response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This has helped families during the pandemic, but it has also been a resource for years for families during many different types of difficulties. Look at our HELP plan
or Getting Started With AmblesideOnline
Charlotte Mason Resources
The original Charlotte Mason book series and modern English paraphrases, freely available online
Vintage articles from the Parents' Review magazine
Vintage schedules from the Parents' National Education Union
AmblesideOnline's free Charlotte Mason homeschool curriculum prepares children for a life of rich relationships with God, humanity, and the natural world.