Plantain – Issue 5


This month is all about Plantain! Kids (and adults too!) will have a great time learning about Plantain while doing puzzles, making crafts and herbal remedies.

Go back to the 1300’s in England to read about how one village was given the gift of Plantain; make window hangings and plant rubbings; make infusions poultices and oils using plantain as well as a sunburn relief remedy. These are just a few of the fun packed pages in my biggest issue yet!

Playing with Plantain – June 2009 Table of Contents:
(revised 2021)

Note to Parents
Herb Spirits
All About…Plantain
Word Scramble, Search and More
Herbal Lore: A Simple Gift: A Peasant’s Tale
Songs and Poems: The Leaves Get Picked, P-L-A-N-T-A-I-N, Plantain Haiku
Herbal Recipes: Plantain Infusion, Plantain Leaf Extract, Plantain Oil, Sunburn Juice,  and Plantain Poultice
Coloring Page
Herbal Crafts and More!: Herb Pressing/Drawing page, Make Plant Rubbing Note Cards, Plantain Window Hangings
How Many Words?
Maze: Which Critter Will Make It To The Plantain Patch?
Herbal Journal: A Place to Record Your Discoveries and Writings about Plantain
Crossword Puzzle
Resource Guide: Books to Read, Games to Play, Websites to Explore
Answer Pages

PDF digital file – 56 pages from cover to cover


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