Little Homesteader | Spring Treasury of Recipes, Crafts & Wisdom Childrens Books - Alder & Alouette

Little Homesteader | Spring Treasury of Recipes, Crafts & Wisdom

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In the Little Homesteader: A Spring Treasury of Recipes, Crafts, and Wisdom, young readers can try their hand at various spring-themed projects as well as learn interesting seasonal wisdom, and nature-related facts along the way.

Packed with fun ideas to keep kids occupied during holidays or at weekends, readers can discover the joy of sowing seedlings, learn how to care for baby chicks, brew dandelion tea and, craft windchimes from foraged materials.

The activities from author and homesteading teacher Angela Fanning include eco-friendly practices, such as recycling or reusing materials, and encourage readers to respect nature.  

All the activities are broken down into steps, clearly explained and accompanied by AnneliesDraws' adorably wholesome illustrations. The gardening and planting activities will suit any space, as they will work equally well on windowsills as in gardens.

The latest from the Little Homesteader series, with these books readers can get creative, practice handy self-sufficiency skills, handcraft items for themselves or as gifts for loved ones, learn about nature, and celebrate the best of each season.

Find even more nature-centered seasonal fun in: Little Homesteader: A Summer Treasury of Recipes, Crafts, and Wisdom.

DETAILS

  • Little Homesteader: A Spring Treasury of Recipes, Crafts, and Wisdom
  • Written by Angela Ferraro-Fanning. 
  • Published by Ivy Kids, March 22, 2022.
  • Ages 5 to 8 years
  • 0.47" H x 10.94" L x 9.21" W (0.92 lbs) 32 pages
  • Hardcover

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

WELCOME TO SPRING ON THE HOMESTEAD!
THE MAGIC OF SPRING
PHENOLOGY
MAKE A PHENOLOGY WHEEL
SPRING ANIMALS
BATHE DUCKLINGS AND GOSLINGS
SPRING CROP: GREENS
BLEND AN EASY GREEN SMOOTHIE
PLANT WATERCRESS
BAKE SALTY KALE CHIPS
SPRING FLOWERS
HOW TO PRESS FLOWERS
EDIBLE FLOWERS
WONDERFUL WEEDS
BREW SWEET VIOLET SYRUP
BAKE EDIBLE FLOWER COOKIES
MAKE BLOSSOM BATH SALTS
DYE EASTER EGGS
MAKE EASTER EGG CHICKS
SPRING CROPS: STRAWBERRIES
GROW BARE-ROOT STRAWBERRIES
MAKE YUMMY STRAWBERRY JAM
ROLL STRAWBERRY FRUIT LEATHERS
CRAFT A FORAGED WIND CHIME
MAKE MINI MAY BASKETS