• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • r ranson
  • Mike Haasl
  • James Freyr
  • paul wheaton
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Burra Maluca
garden masters:
  • Steve Thorn
  • Greg Martin
  • Kate Downham
  • Jay Angler
  • thomas rubino

herbal family game

Posts: 3
Location: Weybridge, Vermont, United States
purity forest garden fungi books bee solar
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This is my favorite game. It's shoots and ladders for budding herbalists. Good for ages three and up, I'd guess. Cooperative, the goal is to gather huckleberries to bring home to grandmother. Injuries and illnesses along the way are treated with herbs, which include common name and Latin genus and species. Here's the link.


Best wishes,
Weybridge, Vermont
Posts: 92
Location: Minnesota
homeschooling kids purity trees books cooking
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
We enjoy that game too.  It's my 6 year old daughter Fiona's favorite game.  Our family forages and uses a lot of wild edible and medicinal plants and it's a nice companion to that.  The down side is that it doesn't give any more information on using the plants for the ailments it lists.  In some cases we've been very shocked by some of the suggested plants for various ailments and injuries, and in some cases we regularly use different ones.  It would be great if they had a companion book of some sort with more information.

They also have a book series called Herb Fairies or something like that, but I was disappointed in it.  My kids weren't fans either, and they are usually the kinds to ask for "one more chapter!" with most books.
If you look closely at this tiny ad, you will see five bicycles and a naked woman:
Permie Paradise for Rent in Mo. - 10 Acres w/ food forest & more!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!