Welcome to Mama Rosemary's Summer Herb Camp!
I am so glad you are here!
Do you love to craft? It is such a wonderful way to become familiar with herbs and most important for having fun and being creative! I hope you have as much making these crafts and we did!
Do you need supplies for your herbal crafts? Visit Mountain Rose Herbs (affiliate link)* for everything you need!
~ Aromatic Paper & Glue Crafts ~
Simple and easy, these crafts are great fun.
All you need is a few herbs, essential oils, and art supplies and you will be ready for a lovely crafty time.
An Aromatic State Of Mind: Explore how different smells effect your emotional state and make a wonderful piece of art work.
Rainbow Aromatherapy Sand Paintings: Create a sand painting with all the colors of the rainbow each individually scented with essential oils.
Lavender Blossom Salt Paintings: Grind lavender blossoms to make a beautiful herbal salt and create some art with your salt.
Rosebud Salt Art & Rosy Tea Tasting: Just like the Lavender Salt Painting but with roses!
Rose Glue Hearts: Mix up a big batch of gluey, messy fun with rose petals to make a lovely art piece to hang on the wall or in a window.
Grapevine Magic: Decorate grapevinw wreathes with herbs and glitter.
~ Play Doh & Play Doh Crafts ~
Each recipe is scented and colored with herbs and essential oils.
A true feast for the senses!
Herbal Play Doh: A how-to guide with lots of options for creating your own!
Rose And Chocolate Play Doh: 2 kinds of play doh scented with roses and chocolate.
All Natural Pumpkin Spice Playdoh: Sweet spices come together to make this great smelling play doh and guess what? Every spice in this play doh comes from trees!
Ginger Snap Playdoh: Spices and molasses make this smell like a ginger snap cookie, great for pretend baking.
Purply Lavender Scented Play Doh Colored With Hibiscus Flower: Grind hibiscus flowers and through in a bit of glitter to make this pretty play doh.
Flower 'n' Spice Play Doh Mandalas: What can you do with your play doh? Make mandalas!
~ Herbal Friends ~
Make a little friend with herbs and spices
- Spiced Apple Head Puppets: Have you ever shrunk an apple before? It is really cool!
Tree Fairy: Made out of items from trees, including herbs!
Peppermint Bugs: Use that fresh mint in your yard to make a silly little friend.
~ Crafting With Roses ~
We love using sweet baby rosebuds and rose petals in our crafts!
Rose Bud Crowns And Hearts: Baby rosebuds all wired up to make beautiful crowns and hearts.
Baby Rosebud Barrettes: Baby rosebuds are so cute and sweet and they make lovely barrettes for your hair.
Rose 'n' Salt Dough Finger Prints: Make a salt dough with roses and use it to capture those cute little fingers and hands, or cut out into other shapes.
~ Host an Herbal Crafting Party ~
Choose any combination of the above activities & invite a few friends over to enjoy the fun. Be sure to serve up some tasty herbal treats.
Here is a crafty party we hosted: Crafts For A Dreamy Slumber Party
~ Herb Days ~
Make a new plant friend for the day!
Each of these “days” is full of herbal learning with arts & crafts, hands-on activities, tastings and more. The perfect way to learn about a new herb.
Violet Day ~ Violet Equinox ~ sadly, violet season is now over yet I had to include this in case you have some pansies growing in your yard, which are like violet's sister and can be used in the same way!
Find even more herbal arts and crafts for children on my Herbs For Kids page!
Thanks for being part of Herb Camp!
Join us every week for a fun round up of projects and ideas to do with your kids during the summer. Each week will have a theme with lots of projects to do using herbs, exploring science and natural, holistic living plus some great crafts for good ol’ fashion fun! Many projects can be adapted for multiple age ranges depending on your child’s interests and developmental stage.
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