In this issue we are going to talk about a tree that has gotten a bad rap! Sassafras, most well known for his flavoring in root beer, is an herb with a long history of usage. We’ll talk about historical and current usage as well as the controversy behind his constituent safrole. Learn all about Sassafras through songs, stories, games, recipes, crafts and more!
Sassafras has Sass Table of Contents:
Note to Parents
All About Sassafras
Scramble, Search and More: Word Search, Circle the Energetics, List the Vitamins and Minerals, List the Constituents, Word Scramble, Multiple Choice
Herbal Lore: How Sassafras Got His Sass
Songs and Poems: Sassafras Root Tea, Sassafras Leaves
Herbal Recipes: Sassafras Extract, Sassafras Decoction, Sassafras Liniment, Sassafras Washes and Sprays, Sassafras Syrup, Sassafras Infused Oil, Sassafras Salve
Herbal Crafts: Drawing/Pressing of Sassafras, Sassafras Leaf Rubbings, Leaf Mobile, Leaf Fan, Leaf Picture Frame
How Many Words?
Maze: Can you find your way through the Sassafras Leaf?
Journal: Write your thoughts, medicine making notes and other information about your month with Sassafras
54 pages from Cover to Cover – PDF downloadable file