November 29, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of the month. At the beginning of November, you had an opportunity to fill out the first page of the Herb Spirits section. Now, turn to the second part on page 8  to record your thoughts and feelings about Oak. Looking back on page […]

November 28, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers near and far! We hope that you have a wonderful day with good food and cheer. For a healthy and yummy treat, try Acorn Chai. It helps with weak digestion, anemia, and debility. With your roasted acorns and a few other ingredients, this tea can be […]

November 27, 2013 Calendar Entry

Since your Oak Extracts will not be ready for another week or so, we thought that we would share a recipe that will help those of you with sore and bleeding gums. Healing Tooth Powder works to stop gums from bleeding. It helps to heal gum sores, as well. The powder tightens any loose areas […]

November 26, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! Three weeks ago, we began our Oak Extracts. Today, before you shake your jar, take a look at the extract. Has it changed? How does it look? Does it smell or taste different? It may take 1-3 more weeks before it is ready for use. Oak Extract works wonderfully in alleviating inflamed areas […]

November 22, 2013 Calendar Entry

A few weeks ago, we leached our acorns. How did yours turn out. Which method did you use? We would love to know about your experiences.  Next week, we will be sharing a couple of ways that you can use  acorns to make healing and yummy treats. For more recipes, browse through your zine. Which […]

November 21, 2013 Calendar Entry

Turn to the resource section for lists of books, games, and internet sites about Oak. Then head on over to Flora Delaterre’s website to learn more about him and many other medicinal herbs! What is your favorite fact?

November 20, 2013 Calendar Entry

How are you enjoying Oak? What has been your favorite activity? We have made an Oak Extract. We have crafted acorn necklaces and, perhaps, acorn earrings. In the lore section, we found how Oak began to grow acorns. We have learned how leach them. In the botany section, we studied his parts. Yesterday, we sang his […]

November 19, 2013 Calendar Entry

Turn to page 26 to learn Oak’s song, “Harvest Oak Bark Now”! Here are the first four lines (sung to the tune of “I Shall Not Be Moved”). We hope that you enjoy singing and sharing this song with your loved ones! If you would like to add any lines, please do so in the comments […]

November 15, 2013 Calendar Entry

It’s time to review a little about Oak.  Let’s turn to page 41 to complete the crossword puzzle. How many words can you find without looking at the word bank? Which word is your favorite?

November 14, 2013 Calendar Entry

Ready to open your journals? What have you enjoyed learning the most about Oak? What do you think about him? What has he revealed to you about his nature? About your own? Is there anything that you would like to know more about? What?

November 13, 2013 Calendar Entry

We all know that squirrels eat acorns. We have learned that we can eat them, too. What else do you think that we can do with acorns? How about wearing them? Today, we are sharing a crafting activity of a different nature with you. Let’s make our very own acorn necklaces. They also make great […]

November 8, 2013 Calendar Entry

How did you like leaching your acorns, yesterday? What method did you choose? Did you know that it takes at least 20 years for an Oak to begin producing acorns. You can learn more interesting facts about him by turning to page 21. On the next page, you will find some pictures to label with […]

November 7, 2013 Calendar Entry

Lately when we’ve been out on nature walks, we have noticed the many signs that winter is coming. Gardens are being put to bed with a layer of compost and straw. Birds are flying south.  Squirrels are burying acorns. Acorns, how do they taste? If you have ever wondered, turn to page 30 to learn […]