Learning About Herbs with Kids

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


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TULSI, Lemon and Ginger Syrup

A year ago I took a workshop on using medicinal herbs for trauma, grief and support for the dying. Tulsi (holy basil) was a popular recommendation in many of the suggested formulas. I have never been that drawn to experiment with tulsi since it is not commonly grown in the US. You can now find…

Sage Cocktail Bitters

Bitters seem to be all the rage in any herb store or at local farmer’s markets. I have made a cacao based digestive bitter and a fruity thyroid support bitter. This was my first attempt at a “cocktail” bitter. We really don’t drink in my family. I will have to find some creative ways to…

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