I have come up with so many cool ways to support children as they learn about herbs for healing. Recipes, craft projects, resource lists, activities, themes, and age appropriate approaches. On any page (including this one ) you will see my category list towards the bottom following the posts. Click on the one labeled fledglings (for kids). You will be directed to all the posts that apply to kids. I hope that you try some of my ideas with your children. You are raising the next generation of herbalists and stewards of the the earth. Enjoy!
Studying Herbal Medicine Resources for Young and Elementary Aged Kids-click here.
Learning About Herbs through Crafts for All Kids-click here
Studying Herbal Medicine with Children Approaches for Preschoolers and Young Children.-click here
Nurturing Kids With The Herbal World-click here
Rhubarb and Lemon Balm Kompot
What is kompot/compote? It is a non alcoholic drink made with a combination of fresh fruits ( stone fruits and berries), sweetener (sugar or honey) and spice (cinnamon, clove, vanilla, etc.) It is not fermented like kvass or an oxymel. It can be served hot, room temperature or chilled. It is popular in Eastern Europe,…
Dream Dust (CALIFORNIA POPPY)
I have tried many remedies for sleep support in my kids (who are now teens). Glycerites, syrups, teas, tinctures, and flower remedies. This idea has been the most successful. The key is calling it “chai”. During the summer I chill it and throw in some boba. It also helps that is does not look like…
Herbal Calamine “Lotion” (chamomile)
The weather is just starting to get nice. Plants and insects are making their appearance to coincide with more time spent outdoors. It is good to be prepared for things like bug bites/stings, poison ivy/oak, acne, boils, and itchy rashes of all kinds. This lotion contains ingredients to soothe, heal, draw out, prevent infection, and…