Families looking for nature-based fun away from phones and screens will adore this wholesome children’s collection of cooking, crafting and gardening projects, locally printed on 100% recycled paper.
In the Little Country Cottage: A Summer Treasury of Recipes, Crafts and Wisdom, young readers can try their hand at various summer-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 joys of making natural shampoo, learn about honey harvesting, handprint a picnic blanket, craft a sun catcher and follow tasty recipes for summertime treats such as homemade watermelon popsicles.
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 planting and gardening activities will suit any space, as they will work equally well on windowsills as in gardens.
The latest from the Little Country Cottage 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.