Sunday, November 3, 2013

Black Walnut Ink

This is the time of year to collect black walnuts and make black walnut ink!

How to Make Black Walnut Ink

Wonderful for a language arts block that includes cutting quill pens and doing some handwriting practice.

Some books I just love for the story of written language (we teach this as a Great Lesson in Montessori so I have a TON of resources to suggest if you have any questions) are

1 comment:

Catherine said...

Thank you for this. I am going to do a brief block to introduce cursive and thought we would do a little history of writing exploration at the same time. I believe the Australian Steiner schools do this as a main lesson, although I'm finding it hard to get any details on it. So I am looking for Waldorf-friendly resources at the moment and this post is very timely.

If you have any further suggestions or links to pass on, that would be really helpful. Thanks again, Cathy