Thursday, July 30, 2009

Herbal Day Camp 2009

What a wonderful week I had with these kids as we took an herbal journey! We learned how to identify all sorts of herbs and use them in our cooking and for healing. Thank you everyone who participated, you were awesome! And a special thanks to Kristie Burns for her endless resources and support! Circle Time
Herbal ID activity

picking art supplies...

and creating beautiful pictures

using the leftovers for potpourri

fresh, sweet basil for pesto
Dover Herb coloring sheets

garden yoga

Wildcraft board game

herbal feast

herbal leaf rubbing cards

gathering chocolate mint for afternoon tea

snipping chives for the biscuits

fresh herbs for Thursdays soup

picking comfrey for the homemade salve we are going to make
looking for plantain..
grated beeswax

stirring the herbal infusion

perfectly wonderful home-made salve made with fresh plantain, comfrey and yarrow and dried lavender and chamomile.and the healing begins.....


  1. Oh, this is absolutely WONDERFUL!!! What a fabulous experience....

  2. This looks like so much fun! Wish I could sign up!

  3. These photos are awesome! Thank you for letting me see how you used the Herbal Identification E-book! That is so cool! It looks so much like the classes I had over here! I especially like the pictures of the salve and the feast. Wow! You were ambitious. We didn't have such a large feast this last time we did the class. More like lazy stuff - dipping wild rhubarb in sugar, etc...LOL!

  4. Wow, what an amazing camp!! It looks like so much fun. Great job Mama!

  5. Fabulous! It looks like you covered lots of ground. I'm inspired!

  6. WOW! That looked amazing and so healing in and of itself :) Very nice and thanks for sharing it here! Love the artistic pictures the kids created and the yoga!

  7. How wonderful for the children! And such beautiful photographs. I love the little fairy picture!

  8. Thanks for sharing this. What a lovely thing to do!

  9. How amazing! I love the pictures. The idea of an herbal camp! How awesome. Thanks for sharing! What a great, great thing. I must think "herbal camp" when the school plans camps for next year...

  10. Thank you so much for sharing this - only recenly found your blog. I think that the herbal camp is a great idea and the pictures are very inspiring.

  11. I'd love to get a source for that wonderful wildcraft boardgame. Where ever did you get that?

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