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A Childrens Herbal
Ellen Evert Hopman

This books aims to introduce children to the magic of using herbs for healing cooking and nature crafts and inspire a lifelong interest in the natural world. Created especially for children ages five to ten years old WALKING THE WORLD IN WONDER covers the medicinal and magical uses of sixty-seven common herbs. Each herb playfully introduces itself and talks about its habitat and many uses. With fun easy-to-follow activities herbalist Ellen Evert Hopman teaches children basic herbal skills and invites them to make a sunflower seed mosaic sew a lavender bag and dig for Jerusalem artichoke roots. The book also includes simple recipes that children can use with adult supervision to treat minor ailments--peppermint tea to soothe a troubled tummy or horse chestnut salve to heal a scraped knee. Children gain a sense of self-sufficiency and awe for the earth's treasures by eating wild nettle greens sprinkling a sandwich with nasturtium flowers making strawberry honey and learning to season food with dill they've gathered themselves. Parents and teachers will appreciate how these earth-centred activities are placed within a broader social and environmental context. Sixty-seven full-colour photographs enable children parents and teachers to identify these herbs during walks and field trips. ¨ Designed especially for children ages five to ten. ¨ A hands-on book for children filled with fun easy-to-follow activities.

More Information
  • Published : 23/11/2000
  • ISBN : 9780892818785
  • Format : Paperback
  • Imprint : Healing Arts Press
  • Size (mm): 254 x 203
  • Category: Childrens
  • Pages : 160
  • Edition :