Infusing Herbs, Spices, Teas & Clays – Have you ever wondered how to naturally achieve rich, vibrant color in your soaps, lotions, massage oils and lip balms? This is my how-to on infusing herbs, spices, teas, & clays for naturally adding color and the benefits of herbs, spices, teas & clays to your handmade toiletries. In this digital or paper book, you will find full color photo examples of finished soaps made using infused herbs. Within the 28 pages, you will find an extensive chart with 104 herbs, spices, teas and clays, with tips and notes on their color outcome. Also included are journal pages for you to print out to track your results as you experiment with natural colorants. If you want more journal pages, check out our 40 page Infusing Journal. You can also buy the Infusing Herbs book as a paper version here.
This unit of Study is meant to augment the normal lessons your child is doing already. Or it could be used as a fun series of activities to do with your child during school vacations and breaks. It will introduce them to the magic of soap science in a fun and approachable way. It is intended for about a one week section of study, but you can adjust the amount of time it takes to suit you. Lessons are appropriate for 6 to 11 year olds (grades 1-6).
- Learn about why soap works
- Explore how mold is formed
- Continue phonics and spelling lessons with soap-related words
- Work on language arts by retelling stories and classifying word types
- Unit study contains math activities
- Exploration into surface tension and fun experiments with bubbles
Introductory price of $9.95 for this professionally printed and bound book. Buy it HERE.
**I hope you have a fun weekend planned. It’s overcast and cloudy in Bellingham so I’m looking forward to reading, board games and cooking inside with family. Hopefully Jamisen continues his streak of loving to pose for the camera so I can get you some fun baby pictures for tomorrow.**