This issue of Herbal Roots Zine is all about that spicy herb Ginger. Although it’s normally found growing in tropical regions, the rhizome can easily be found in your local grocery store and grown in your own home!
Ginger is a warming herb, great for treating circulatory problems and more! Read all about Ginger in the All About pages then test your knowledge with the Fill In the Blanks Page, Word Scramble, Word Search and Crossword Puzzle.
There are four pages of recipes. Learn to make Ginger Syrup, Ginger Ale, Ginger Beer, Ginger Salve and more! On the craft pages you’ll learn how easy it is to grow your own ginger (from rhizomes purchased from your grocery store) and make some fun dried flowers out of ginger and a few other spices found in your spice cabinet.Plus, learn how feisty ginger got her zing, a maze, coloring page and two pages of resources and references. Be sure to check out the pages on this month’s critter, the Hawaiian Tree Snail! It truly is a fascinating little creature.
This month we’ll have 4 giveaways so be sure to check back every Monday to see what’s being given away next!January Table of Contents:
Note to Parents
All About Ginger plus a bonus Fill In The Blanks Section
Word Scramble, Search and More: Unscramble the Words, Find the Words in the Word Search
Lore: How Ginger Got Her Zing
Songs and Poems
Recipes: Learn to Make: Ginger Syrup, Ginger Ale, Ginger Lemon Tea, Ginger Beer, Candied Ginger, Ginger Salve and Ginger Poultices
Crafts: How to Grow Your Own Ginger and How to Make Dried Ginger Flowers
Maze: Help the Snail Find the Patch of Ginger
Journal: A place to write all your discoveries and explorations about Ginger
Crossword Puzzle: Test your Knowledge of Ginger
Resources: Books, Games and further research on Ginger and Hawaiian Tree Snails
27 pages, including the cover. $7.99